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HIS 900 UNIT 3 NORTH AMERICA QUIZ 3 STUDY GUIDE
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is the removal of fish from an area faster than the rate at which they can replace themselves.
Each of these factors threaten the forests of North America
logging, non-native species, wildfires and overgrazing
The Environmental Protection Agency (E.P.A.)
enforces environmental regulations promoting sustainable development
These statements describe the importance of environmental protection in North America
Environmental protection efforts affect the quality of our lives and will affect future generations.
What caused the Dust Bowl of the 1930's?
Erosion and overgrazing
The relationship between history and geography can be described as
History affects geography, geography is the setting for today's story and geography plays a role in historic events.
What were Europeans who migrated to the New World seeking?
Political freedom and adventure
The success of the English colonies was due to
many natural resources, fertile soils and the locations oceans and lakes
What contributed to the westward expansion of the U.S.?
Increased immigration, the discovery of gold, the seeking of adventure, land and riches and the Homestead Act.
What is the likely result of increased petroleum exports for Mexico
What is the name of the organization created to develop national standards for the production, processing, and delivery of organic foods.
National Organic Program
ecosystem biodiversity is threatened by
habitat destruction and invasive species
How can our freshwater supplies be protected?
Improve waste management systems, increase conservation, and reduce dependence on fertilizers and pesticides
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