Social Studies Grade 7 Unit 1
Terms in this set (20)
The Red River
Northern border,This river is significant because it separates Oklahoma & Texas.
The Rio Grande River
Southern border ,This river is significant because it separates the U.S./Texas & Mexico.
Eastern border, This river is significant because it separates Louisiana & Texas.
Nueces River, This river is significant later on in Texas history because it leads to a border dispute between the U.S./Texas and Mexico.
This river is significant because it goes through the state capitol of Texas (Austin).
What are 4 geographic regions in Texas
Mountains & Basins
North Central Plains
3 distinct areas within this region the Coastal Plains
North Coastal Plains
What states borders Texas
Dallas & Fort Worth (On the edge between Coastal Plains and Central Plains)
San Antonio (Coastal Plains)
Austin (Coastal Plains)
Houston (Coastal Plains)
El Paso (Mountains & Basins)
lifestyles, traditions and ways of life of a people. (can also include food, shelter, clothing)
A shortage of rainfall. It can last for weeks, months, or even years.
Weather conditions in a particular region over a long period of time.
Practice of growing crops and raising animals.
A manmade object that has some kind of a cultural or historical significance.
Resources supplied by nature
Natural Feature of the earth's surface
Something on the surface of the earth, like a mountain, that was there before man arrived.
Sun dried brick used in hot dry climates to make Pueblos
A natural feature of the Earth's surface
An area of large flat land with a few trees
staying in one place; not moving from place to place; opposite of nomadic
moving from place to place; natives moved to follow the food source, hunters & gatherers