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CST Geography Review

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Mesopotamia
the purple region on the map; a river-valley civilization that lasted from 3500 - 1600 BCE
Huang He Valley
the pink region on the map; a river-valley civilization in China that lasted from 3950-1000 BCE
Indus Valley
the brown region on the map; a river-valley civilization that lasted from 2500 - 1700 BCE
Nile Valley
the green region on the map; a river-valley civilization in Egypt that lasted from 3000 - 2000 BCE
India
the name of the Asian country, shown in green on this map
Egypt
the name of the African country, shown in red on this map
North America
the name of the continent shown above in yellow
South America
the name of the continent shown above in yellow
Africa
the name of the continent shown above in yellow
Asia
the name of the continent shown above in yellow
Australia
the name of the continent shown above in yellow
Europe
the name of the continent shown above in yellow
Antarctica
the name of the white continent above
Mesoamerica
the name of the green area on this map
The Middle East
the name of the green area on this map
Inca Empire
the name of the empire in South America that is pictured in dark orange on this map
Aztec Empire
the name of the Mesoamerican empire pictured in green on this map
Mayan Empire
the name of the Mesoamerican empire pictured in red on this map
The Roman Empire (27 BCE - 476 CE)
the empire (shown here at its largest in 116 CE) pictured in pink on this map
Byzantine Empire (330-1453 CE)
the empire (shown here at its largest) pictured in orange on this map
Umayyad Empire (661-750 CE)
the empire (shown here at its largest) pictured in green on this map
Abbasid Empire (750-1258 CE)
the empire (shown here at its largest) pictured in light orange on this map
The Ottoman Empire (1299-1923 CE)
the empire (shown here at its largest) pictured in dark brown and tan on this map
Ghana Empire (830-1235 CE)
the name of the African empire shown in red on this map
Mali Empire (1230s-1600s CE)
the name of the African Empire pictured in yellow on this map
The Fertile Crescent
the area pictured in green on this map
Triangle Trade
the name for these transatlantic trade routes between Europe, Africa, and the Americas
The Nile River
located in Africa, it is the longest river in the world, stretching from the Mediterranean Sea bordering northern Egypt to Lake Victoria in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda
The Amazon River
located in South America, it is the second longest river in the world, stretching from the Atlantic Ocean bordering the east coast of Brazil, over to Peru and up to Venezuela
The United Kingdom
the European sovereign state pictured in blue on this map; there is a single parliament ruling over the four countries that make up this sovereign state
Great Britain
the European island where the countries of England, Scotland, and Wales are located, pictured in purple on this map
England
the European country (pictured in red) that is part of the island of Great Britain and the sovereign state of the United Kingdom
China
the Asian country pictured in orange on this map
Greek and Phoenician trade routes
what the green lines on this map represent
Spread of the Bubonic Plague
what the large red arrows on this map represent
Silk Roads
what the solid blue lines on this map represent
New England
the name given to the six states located in the North East of the United States (pictured in red on this map)
Louisiana Purchase
the territory (pictured in yellow on this map) that was sold by France to the U.S. in 1803
Mexican Cession
the territory (pictured in red on this map) that Mexico gave to the U.S. in exchange for $15 million in 1848, fulfilling one of the terms of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo that ended the Mexican American War
Gadsden Purchase
the territory (pictured in blue on this map) that the U.S. purchased from Mexico for $10 million in 1853 to add more territory to the U.S. for the construction of railroads
The Spanish Cession (Florida)
the territory (pictured in green on this map) that Spain gave to the U.S. in 1819 as part of the Adams-Onís Treaty
Oregon Country
the territory (pictured in purple on this map) that the U.S. gained full control of in 1846 after making a treaty with Great Britain
Texas
the territory (pictured in blue on this map) that was annexed (added to) the U.S. in 1845
France
the European country pictured in dark green on this map
Italy
The European country pictured in red on this map
United States
the North American country pictured in dark gray on this map
Mexico
the North American country pictured in dark gray on this map
Himalaya Mountains
mountain range that divides china from india
Appalachian Mountains
a mountain range in the eastern United States extending from Quebec to the Gulf of Mexico
Mississippi River
longest and biggest river in US that has its source in the Minnesota & its mouth in Louisiana