Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars
Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune
Name the terrestrial planets.
Name the gaseous planets.
What is the percentage of water on Earth?
Of land on Earth?
What is the deepest depression on the Earth?
Crust, mantle, and core
Name the three layers of the Earth.
Molten rock within the Earth
What and where is magma found?
A crack in the Earth's surface
What is a fault?
Rotation- The Earth spinning on its axis.
It takes one day.
Define rotation. How long does it take?
Latitude and elevation
Climates vary with changes in which two things?
Atmosphere thins as elevation increases
What is the relation between atmosphere and elevation?
Tropical rain forest and tropical savanna
Name two types of tropical climate.
An area of water and lush vegetation
Language, religion, social groups, government, and economic activities
What five things make up a culture?
A king or queen has complete control
Describe monarchy and absolute monarchy.
Renewable- Cannot be used up;
Nonrenewable- Can be used up
What is the difference between renewable and nonrenewable resources?
They run through West Virginia.
Where are the Appalachian Mountains?
The fall line is where the higher land of the Piedmont drops to the lower Atlantic Coastal Plain. Many people use the fall line for a source of power.
Describe the fall line and its uses.
Determines whether the rivers flow to the Atlantic Ocean or the Pacific Ocean
What happens at the Great Divide?
At a fall line
Where does the land of the Piedmont drop to the Atlantic Coastal Plain?
Carved basins out of bedrock
What did glaciers do to the Great Lakes?
Out of a supercell
How does a tornado develop?
What is a common plant of the Great Plains?
What is Hawaii's climate?
How long have people lived in every part of North America?
A city and its surrounding areas
What is a metropolitan area?
What was the network of safe houses that assisted people escaping slavery?
What were enslaved African Americans if they reached Canada?
They both have a constitution, Supreme Court, and a cabinet
Describe the three parts of the U.S. and Canadian governments.
It is difficult for many people.
Describe health care affordability for the U.S.
By robots and computers
How has North American manufacturing been transformed?
United States, Mexico, and Canada
Name the countries of NAFTA.
Erosion and flooding
What two things does clear-cutting cause?
Overgrowth of algae
What has the U.S. and Canada reduced around Lake Erie?
Middle America, Caribbean, and South America
What are the three areas of Latin America?
Southern tip of South America
Where is Patagonia found?
Describe the pampas and llanos of South America.
It is an estuary; 3 rivers flow into it
What is the Rio de la Plata considered, and how many rivers flow into it?
The Amazon Basin
Where is the largest rain forest in the world?
In coastal areas
Where is most of South America's population located?
What modern city is located on the ancient Aztec city of Tenochtitlan?
Europeans who claimed parts of the Americas for Spain
A Venezuelan revolutionary leader
Who was Simon Bolivar?
The blending of beliefs and practices from different religions
What is syncretism?
Setting colored stones into mortar
How are mosaics designed?
The best known festival
What is the carnival in Latin America known for?
What kinds of industries have increased in Latin America today?
Foreign-owned factories in Latin America
What and where are the maquiladoras?
To finance industrial development
Why have countries in Latin America borrowed from foreign sources?
Few Latin Americans have telephones in their homes. True or False?
Makeshift homes where many rural migrants are forced to live.
To hold back the sea
Why were the dikes built in the Netherlands?
What separates the Iberian Peninsula from the rest of Europe?
The British Isles
Ireland and Great Britain make up what?
Jagged coastlines and fjords
What is Iceland known for?
What is the population of Europe today?
Greece and Rome
What two civilizations shaped the European culture?
The communist world and noncommunist world
What words were involved on the Cold War?
A romance language
What type of language is Italian?
Introduced the sharing power in Northern Ireland
Describe the Good Friday Peace Agreement.
What type of music was Beethoven's
Europeans have more social programs
How do European social programs compare with the U.S. programs?
Agreement among western European countries
What was the Maastricht Treaty?
Foods are raised without chemical fertilizers and pesticides
What are organic farms?
Which part of Europe has more advanced communications and transportations?
Greenhouse gasses are trapped in the atmosphere
What happens when global warming occurs?
Changes to the U.S. Constitution
Group of advisors to the President
Thickets of woody bushes and short trees
Steep cliff or slope
American musical form
Mexico and Central America
The freedom to move from place to place
Collective governing body of Canada
River that separates Mexico and the U.S.
Visible chemical haze in the atmosphere
Person's level of income and status
Outlying areas of cities
Growing southern region of the U.S.
Highland climate zone at the lowest elevations
Tendency of population to be concentrated in cities
Air moving across the Earth
Side of the mountain that receives the least amount of precipitation