SS unit 8

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SS unit 8
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  1. The Northwest territory included lands north of the _____________ River and south of the ____________________.
    • * Ohio (River)
    • * Great Lakes
  2. ____________ caused the Great Lakes to form.
    Glaciers
  3. Steel mills were built along the Great Lakes because both ______ ________
    and _________ were found in nearby states.
    • * iron ore
    • * coal
  4. Most manufactured goods today are made on an _________ __________.
    assembly line
  5. A _________ cannot travel upstream against a river's current.
    flatboat
  6. Marquete and Joliet explored the Great Lake region to find and explore the _________ region.
    Mississippi
  7. Fightin over who owned the Ohio River Valley led to the __________ and ________ War.
    French and Indian
  8. After the ________ __________ War, the United States gained control of most of the Great Lakes Region.
    American Revolutionary
  9. The Northwest Territory includes lands west of __________ and east of the __________ River.
    • * Pennsylvania
    • * Mississippi
  10. The Northwest Territory was divided into __________ and sold to settlers.
    townships
  11. Goods shipped on rivers are often called __________.
    freight
  12. A flat-bottomed boat used mostly on rivers and other inland waterways.
    barge
  13. In the Northwest territory, one section in each ________ was set aside for a school.
    township
  14. A set of laws
    ordinance
  15. Settlers on the ______ were often surrounded by wilderness.
    frontier
  16. rock that contains one or more kinds of materials.
    Ore
  17. The world's first _______________ was built in Chicago in 1885.
    skyscraper
  18. Automobile manufacturers decided to use ___________ _______________
    in their factories because cars can be made quicker and cheaper.
    mass production
  19. a partner in an alliance, a friend, especially in times of war
    ally
  20. a flat-bottomed boat with pointed ends and sometimes a sail, which can be pulled or sailed up a river against the current.
    keelboat
  21. boat powered by a steam engine that turns a paddle wheel
    steamboat
  22. to measure, especially land
    survey
  23. name the major uses of the Mississippi River.
    • * migration route for settlers traveling west
    • * transportation
    • * trade
    • * shipping
    • * site of many large cities and industries

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