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Abeka New World History and Geography 6th exam Ch. 1-5 Phelps
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Who became the first modern explorer to reach the North American mainland?
This French explorer's discoveries gave France a claim to Canada and opened valuable fur trade between the French and Indians.
The explorer discovered what is now called Hudson bay
Puritan who organized towns for his praying Indians?He also made the first complete bible to be printed in America.
Translate the Bible into the Mohawk language
The Indian chief who created a language out of drawings called pictographs for the Cherokee Indians? (His system was called the syllabary)
This missionary to the Indians worked tirelessly in Indian camps until he died of tuberculosis at age 29.
The famous founder of Rhode Island? He also founded the first Baptist church in America.
A plain or hilly region within the temperate zone that is covered by grasses is a _______.
What was the most important animal to the Indians of the plains? (Hoofed mammals in the same family as goats, sheep, cattle, etc.)
What are the millions of animals that live in underground "towns" that stretch endlessly over the prairies?
What is the region of South Dakota that is riddled with irregular cliffs and colorful hills striped with gray, white, and red rock?
The Delaware Indians
Which Indian tribe kept a pictorial chronicle of their history and traditions?
The Hopewell Indians
Which Indian tribe built burial mounds?
The Iroquois League of Five Nations
Which league of Indians made up of the Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, and Seneca Indians formed the largest Indian group in the eastern U.S.?
The Seminole Indians
Which Indian tribe's name means "runaway"? They also lived in the Everglades of southern Florida.
The Wampanoag Indians
Which group of Indians did the Pilgrims invite to share the first Thanksgiving dinner?
The Missouri River
What is the longest river in North America?
The Mississippi River
What is the largest river in North America?
The Gulf of Mexico
What is the largest gulf in the world?
The Gulf Stream
What important Atlantic current begins in the Gulf of Mexico?
What is the capital of Canada?
What form of government does Canada have?
Nickel and zinc
Canada is the largest world producer of what?
English and French
What are Canada's two main languages?
Indians of South America
Advanced Indian civilization of Central America
Named for the color of their moccasins
Tribe located in the Florida Everglades.
World's largest freshwater lake
Largest River in North America
MAP STUDIES: KNOW THESE RIVERS
Yukon River, St. Lawrence River, Ohio River, Columbia River, Arkansas River, Amazon River,Madeira River, Colorado River, Snake River Missouri River, Mississippi River, Mackenzie River, Rio Grande
MAP STUDIES: KNOW THESE LOCATIONS
Mexico, Hudson Bay, Bering Strait, Great Bear Lake, West Indies, , Strait of Magellan, Baja, Victoria Island, Baffin Island, Andes Mountains, Great Lakes, Mount McKinley, Carribean Sea, Applachian Mountains, Rocky Mountains
Name the many uses of the buffalo by the Plains Indians.
ate meat, drank milk
clothing and shelter from hide
manure for fuel
bones for needles, knives
sinews (tendons) for thread
horns for decoration
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