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6th Grade, Honors, Mr. Turgeon
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What is the name of the imaginary lines running east and west on the globe?
What is the name of the imaginary lines running north and south on the globe?
What is the lowest point in North America? What region is it located in?
Death Valley, Basin and Range
What determines the directional flow of rivers in the United States? What region is it in?
Continental Divide, Rocky Mountains
What is the saying to remember the Geographic Regions?
Babies=Basin and Range
Ride= Rocky Mountains
Giraffes= Great Plains
Into= Interior Lowlands
Creeks= Coastal Plain
+ Canadian Shield
What rivers were used to transport farm and industrial products?
Mississippi and Missouri
The inland port cites grew in the Midwest along what lakes?
The ____________ River forms part of the northeastern border with Canada and connects the Great Lakes to the Atlantic Ocean.
The __________ River was explored by the Spanish.
The __________ was known as the Gateway to the West.
The ____________________ forms the border between Mexico and the United States.
Rio Grande River
The ________ was explored by Lewis and Clark.
Most historians believe that the American Indians migrated to North America about 40,000 years ago by way of __________________________.
The Land Bridge Beringia
Most American Indians met their basic needs by using the __________________ found in their environment.
______________ and climate determined the food, clothing, and shelter for American Indians.
The Inuit inhabited present day _________ and ____________.
Alaska and Northern Canada
The Inuit lived in ______ areas where the temperature is below freezing much of the year.
The Inuits main food source was _________ and ____________.
Whales and Seals
The Kwakiutl inhabited the _______________________________.
Northern Pacific Coast
The Kwakiutl's climate was __________ and __________.
Rainy and Mild
The Kwakiutl's main food source was _______________.
Fish, especially salmon
The Kwakiutl lived in _____________ plank homes and carved ________________________________.
Wooden, Totem Poles
The Pueblo inhabited the southwest present day ____________ and ______________.
New Mexico, Arizona
The Pueblo lived in _________ areas and areas bordering _________ and mountains.
The Pueblo's main food source was ______.
The Pueblo's homes were called pueblos and made of a clay and mud mixture called _________.
The Sioux/Lakota inhabited the interior of the United States called the ________________________. This region is made up of ___________.
Great Plains, Dry Grasslands
The Sioux/Lakota relied on _________ for their food, clothing, and shelter.
They lived in portable homes called ___________.
The Iroquois inhabited _________ North America. This region was heavily ______________.
The Iroquois hunted ______ and planted ____________ and squash. they also __________ in the rivers and streams.
Deer, Bean & Corn, Fish
Explorers from the continent of __________ were the first to explore North America.
The three motivations for exploration were: ______________ _______________ _____________.
God, Gold, and Glory
The obstacles of exploration were:
Poor Maps and Navigational Tools
Disease and Starvation
Fear of Unknown
Lack of Aquate Supplies
The accomplishments of exploration were:
Exchanged Goods and Ideas
Improved Ship and Navigational Tools
__________ claimed the southwest United States for Spain
__________ claimed the Mississippi River Valley for France
__________ established the French settlement of Quebec
__________ explored eastern Canada for England
Robert La Salle,
Samuel De Champlain,
_____________ conquered and enslaved American Indians, brought Christianity, brought European diseases.
____________ made the American Indians their business partners in the fur trade, established trading posts, ans spread Christian religion.
___________ established settlements and claimed ownership of land, learned farming techniques form American Indians, and traded with American Indians.
Areas of cooperation between European explorers and American Indians:
1.Europeans brought weapons and metal farm tools (Technology)
Areas of conflict between European explorers and American Indians:
2. Competition for Trade
4. Culture Differences
5. Language Differences
List the Three West African Empires in the order that the ruled.
The West African Empires became powerful by controlling ______________.
_________________ was the European country that traded metals, cloth, and manufactured goods from Europe for _________ form Africa.
What were the two main reasons colonies were established in the new world?
What Settlements were settled for economic reasons?
Georgia, Jamestown, Roanoke Island
What Settlements were settled for religious reasons?
Massachusetts Bay, Pennsylvania, Plymouth
____________ was the religious group that settled in Pennsylvania.
Roanoke Island was known as the _____________.
Georgia was settled by people that were in _______ ____________ in England.
Separatist form the Church of England established __________ colony.
___________ was the first Permanent English settlement in North America.
The Massachusetts Bay Colony was settled by __________.
The _________ colonies specialized in cash crops.
The _________ colonies held town meetings.
The _____________ colonies had few schools and cities.
The _______________ colonies had rocky soil and short growing season.
The _____________ colonies had moderate climate throughout the year.
The ___________ colonies depended on slavery for labor.
The ______________colonies specialized in livestock and grain.
The ____________colonies' economy was built around fishing and shipbuilding.
The ___________ colonies had diverse religions and people.
__________________ were able to own land. They had more economic freedom and could work for pay and decide how to spend their money. They were not allowed to vote.
______________ were people who could not pay for their passage to the colonies so they agreed to work without pay for the person who paid their passage. They were free at the end of their contract.
_________ worked the land according to the region and relied on family members for labor.
___________ worked as craftsmen in towns and on plantations.
_____________ lived mainly in the south and relied on indentured servants and slaves for labor.
Large Land Owners
______________ worked as caretakers, houseworkers, and homemakers. They could not vote and had few chances for education.
_____________ were Africans shippped to the colonies and forced to work on the plantations. They were considered property for life and had no rights.
Colonies brought ______________ goods from England.
English laws were enforced by _____________________ in the colonies.
Colonial governors could be appointed by the __________/_________ or ________________
King/Queen or Proprietor
_______________________ made laws for each colony.
Colonial trade was strictly controlled by ________________. (country)
England taxed the colonies after the _______________________ War.
French & Indian
Colonies traded ___________________ to England.
In England, _________________________ made the laws for English citizens living in England and in England's colonies.
The English Parliament
_________________ won the French and Indian War.
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