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Social Studies Exam

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Physical Map
Shows features of the earth's surface
Political Map
Shows the boundaries of countries, cities, highways, etc.
Latitude
Distance measured in degrees, north or south from the Equator
Longitude
Distance measured in degrees east or west of the Prime Meridian
Fiord
One long, narrow arm of the sea bordered by steep cliffs
Llanos
Any grassy plain of South America
Loess
Fine silt that is fertile
Tropic of Cancer
Latitude that is in the northern boundary of the Torrid Zone
Climate
Refers to the different kinds of weather at a particular place over a period of time
Landforms found in the Midwest Region of the US
Black Hills, Ozark Mtns., and Great Plains
Boundaries of the US
Canada, Mexico, Atlantic and Pacific Oceans
Middle Atlantic States
PA, Maryland, and NJ
Miguel Hidalgo
Father of Mexican Independence
Our Lady of Guadalupe
Patron Saint of Mexico
Cinco de Mayo
Holiday for Mexico
Spanish
Official language
Mestizos
Mexicans of mixed ancestry
Haciendas
Large ranches in Mexico
Substinence Farming
crops used for family survival