Unit one social studies

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  1. An area which many features are similar.
    Region
  2. Includes the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
    North America
  3. The peaks of the__________ have been worn down by erosion.
    Appalachian Mountains.
  4. Covers most of the United States
    Plains
  5. In general, the climate in the western United States is _______ than that in the eastrean part of the country.
    Drier
  6. Many scientist think there was once a _____ that linked Asia to North America
    Land bridge
  7. Is an extra amount
    Surplus
  8. Native American groups in dry climates generally used very little ______.
    Wood
  9. All Native Americans depended on ________ ________ to survive.
    Natural resources
  10. Is the way people use their resouces to meet there needs.
    Economy
  11. What do you know about native Americans who built and lived in teepees.
    They must have been hunters , since they used skins of  animals to build shelters.
  12. What kind of Native Americans who built igloos live in?
    In very cold climate ; there must have been a lot of ice and snow in their region for them to decide to use those materials to build their shelters.
  13. what can you tell about the Native Americans who build Longhouses.
    They must have lived in a region where there were many forests, because they need a lot of wood to build long houses.
  14. Which of these statements best describes a region?
    a. It shares few of the same features.
    b.It shares none of the same features.
    C. It shares many unusual features.
    d. It share many of the same features.
    D
  15. What landform in the United States covers most of the area along the Atlantic Ocean.
    a. Appalachian Mountains
    b.Coastal Plains
    c.interior Plains
    dIntermountain region
    B
  16. What part of the US is made up of the Interior Plains?
    a.centeral part
    b eastren part
    C the westran
    b northwestren
    A
  17. Why is the climate near the equator near the equator usually warmer?
    a. Because the suns light Falls on earth more directly at the equator
    b. Because the tilt of the earth changes during its orbit
    C because the the equator is closer to the sun
    d. Because equator is at a low elevation
    A
  18. what two major language groups lived in the eastern woodlands region?
    a.Algonquian and Iroquin
    b.chinook and Makah
    c The Inuit and Aleut
    d. The Rocky Mountains
    C
  19. In which landform region did people of the Eastren woodlands
    a. coastal plains
    b. Appalachain
    c Great plains
    d. Rocky Mountains
    C
  20. What kind of shelter built from adobe bricks was common in the Southwest region?
    a igloos
    b teepees
    C pueblos
    d tents of seal skin
    C
  21. What kind of shelter did people of the northwest Coast build that was similar to the shelters of the Eastren Woodlands people.
    a igloos
    b longhouse
    c pueblos
    d teepees
    B
  22. What is one way in which the Arctic and Great Plains peoples were alike?
    a they both depend on hunting to meet most of their needs.
    b they both lived in an extremely cold climate.
    c they both used wood to make their homes and tools.
    d they both depended on fishing and farming to survive.
    A
  23. matching
    ___ Inuit                      A.igloos
    ___ Iroquois                 B.Cahokia
    ___ Ancient Puebloam    C.Mexico
    ___Omec                      D.adobe
    ___Mound Builders         E.League
    • a
    • e
    • d
    • c
    • b
  24. How do you think their religions climate and geography affected the people of Cahokia?
    • Many rivers and lakes may have provided the people with fresh drinking water and fish.
    • Good soil and hot summers may have helped crops grow. However, the cold winters would have made it necessary to build shelters and to make warm clothing.
  25. What effect do you think trade networks had on groups of Native Americans?
    They were able to obtain a variety of goods that they could not make or find themselves. These networks allowed them to get goods from far away.
  26. In what way did farming lead to development of larger, more settled communities?
    People had to stay in one place for longer periods of time to grow their crops. A steadier supply of food allowed larger groups to live together in the same place.
  27. In which cultural regions were whales an important resource for Native Americans?
    Arctic and the Northwest Coast.
  28. In which cultural region did Native Americans use adobe as a resource to build their homes?
    Southwest.
  29. In what ways were most Native Americans religions similar?
    They involved the worship of many gods and spirits of nature. They included origin stories and cerimonies.
  30. What is one activity that affected the kinds of goods that were available to Native American groups?
    Trade helped goods and ideas move from village to village, sometimes over long distances.

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