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s.s. chap 2
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  1. Define BORDER.
    *a line on a map that shows where a state or nation ends

    * borders of a nation or where a nation ends
  2. Define location.
    The place where communities are found.
  3. Where are the Himalaya Mountains? What is special about them?
    They are in Asia.

    They are the HIGHEST mountains in the world.
  4. What is a GLOBE?
    It is a MODEL OF THE EARTH.

    It shows the true shapes of the oceans and continents better than a map.
  5. What does FOUNDER mean?
    A person who starts a settlement.

    William Edwards was a founder of Eagle.
  6. How has the settlement, Eagle, stayed the SAME.
    1. People still live and work there.

    2. They raise their families there.
  7. Describe a RURAL area.
    The countryside that is away from cities and large towns.

    *farmland would be considered rural.
  8. How has the settlement, EAGLE, changed?
    1. There are more people.

    2. There are more stores and businesses.

    3. There are more jobs.
  9. What does the word HISTORY mean?
    History is the story of what has happened in a place.
  10. What is an ANCESTOR?
    An ANCESTOR is someone in a person's family that lived long ago.

    A great-grandmom or great grandfather are examples of ancestors.
  11. What does it mean to be a CAPITAL CITY?
    A Capital city is a city in which government leaders meet at work.

    *Washington D.C.
  12. What is bigger than a SUBURB?
    A CITY
  13. What do you call someone who helps settle a new land?
    A PIONEER.
  14. What were the first people to live in what is now Eagle, Colorado called?
    NATIVE AMERICANS.
  15. When did miners discover silver in the mountains of Colorado?
    1880"s

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