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Geography and Culture
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In addition to the locomotive, what other early 1800s technological innovation lead to an increase in markets for goods manufactured in the north east?
Which of the following best match as a reference source with a geography question that it can be used to answer?
D. Atlas: Which states were formed from the land west of the Mississippi river?
Beach from property in coastal states such as Delaware, Maine, and Washington are all increasingly threatened by ___?
Many historians have argued that the American slave system would have died out had it not been for which of the following inventions?
A. Cotton gin.
The study of cultural geography include all the following except ___?
"... He was at first permitted to preach in some of our churches; but the clergy, taking a dislike to him, soon refused him their pulpits, and he was obligated to preach in the fields. The multitude of all sects and denominations that attended his sermons were enormous... It was wonderful to see the change soon made in the manners of our inhabitants. From being thoughtful us or indifferent about religion, it seemed as if all the world we're growing religious so that one could not walk thro' the town in the evening without hearing psalms sung in different families of every street."
- Benjamin Franklin, The autobiography of Benjamin Franklin.
The preaching described in the excerpt is and example of which of the following religious developments in the American colonies during the 1700s?
A. The spread of evangelism.
How did the invention of interchangeable parts affect industry in the United States in the 1800s?
A. It made the production of goods faster and cheaper.
The missions founded in California during the 1700s are evidence of the cultural influence of which group of people?
D. The Spanish.
What made New Orleans a significant port to people living in the Ohio Valley?
D. New Orleans was an important trade center near the mouth of the Mississippi River.
Country. % of Urbanization
United Kingdom 89%
United States 80%
Based upon the information in the chart above, which of the following assumptions would be the most valid?
A. There is more pollution in the United Kingdom than in Ireland.
Compared with pre-industrial societies, industrial societies are more likely to ___?
B. Provide individuals with opportunities for social mobility.
Which of the following unit plans best illustrates an approach to social studies instruction that relates geographic information information and ideas in one or more other social science disciplines?
D. A unit entitled "Our Town," in which lessons about the physical setting of the town are followed by lessons in which students investigate the towns past and present economic activities and settlement patterns.
During the middle ages, which of the following civilizations and painted out about, calculated the circumference of the earth, develop treatments for cataracts, and required potential doctors took first pass exam before they could practice medicine?
Which of the following involves a trip from a plains region to a mountains region?
C. St. Louis to Denver
Which of the following cultural traditions is most similar to a quinceañera?
A. Jewish Bat or Bar Mitzvah
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