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18 terms
Unit 3 North American Geography
Mexico
Canada
United States
Capital of the United States
Washington D.C.
Mexico
Canada
36 terms
Unit 3: American Geography
Thomas Jefferson
France
Doubled
North America
The president of the U.S in 1803 who purchased the Louisiana…
The Louisiana Territory was purchased from __________
The Louisiana Purchase ___________ the size of the U.S. In 1803
Manifest Destiny took place on this continent ________ ______…
Thomas Jefferson
The president of the U.S in 1803 who purchased the Louisiana…
France
The Louisiana Territory was purchased from __________
25 terms
American Geography
Continent
Plains
Mountains
Relief
One of the main landmasses of the globe, usually reckoned as…
An extensive area of level and rolling, treeless country, oft…
Formed by two continental plates colliding and forcing each o…
Elevation of a land surface from its highest point to its low…
Continent
One of the main landmasses of the globe, usually reckoned as…
Plains
An extensive area of level and rolling, treeless country, oft…
30 terms
North American Geography - Unit 3
vertical
cays
Caribbean Lowlands, Central Highlands,…
agriculture
In Mexico, what type of climate zones occur as elevation incr…
What are small islands situated on a coral reef platform?
What are the 3 distinct belts of Central America?
Wealth is unevenly distributed in Central America & the Carib…
vertical
In Mexico, what type of climate zones occur as elevation incr…
cays
What are small islands situated on a coral reef platform?
50 terms
american geography
Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
Alabama
Alaska
24 terms
American Geography
Delaware
Pennsylvania
New Jersey
Georgia
Dover
Harrisburg
Trenton
Atlanta
Delaware
Dover
Pennsylvania
Harrisburg
12 terms
North American Geography Section 3
Aquifers
Over-fishing
Dust Bowl Years
International Model Forest Program
Underground water sources
Removing fish from an area at a rate faster than they can rep…
1930's
Designed to implement sustainability in forest management; li…
Aquifers
Underground water sources
Over-fishing
Removing fish from an area at a rate faster than they can rep…
34 terms
American History Geography Quiz 3
England
England (M)
Pittsburg, Pennsylvania
Pittsburg, Pennsylvania (M)
In the mid to late 18th Century, _____ was the birthplace of…
The heart of Andrew Carnegie's iron and steel operations. One…
England
In the mid to late 18th Century, _____ was the birthplace of…
England (M)
36 terms
North American Geography Test #3
Great Plains: Defining region
Great Plains: Landforms
Great Plains: Climate
Great Plains: Hydrology
Transition Region... • East / West... • Humid / Dry... • Rain fed / I…
Extensive Flat plains, sloping west to east... Productive soil…
Semi-arid (PE>Ppt)... Marginal climate for agriculture ... • Hot…
Large summer deficits... Rivers Shallow most of year... More for…
Great Plains: Defining region
Transition Region... • East / West... • Humid / Dry... • Rain fed / I…
Great Plains: Landforms
Extensive Flat plains, sloping west to east... Productive soil…
13 terms
Techbook 3: Latin American Physical Geography
Amazon River
Pampas
Andes Mountains
Sierra Madres
Amazon River
Pampas
29 terms
Chapter 3 Latin American Geography
3 controls of temperature
Altitudinal Life zones
Tierra Caliente
Tierra Templada
Altitude, ocean currents, latitude
How each area is affected by elevation
Tropical, sugar cane. fruit. Hot lowland tropical
Coffee, Maize, Apples, Pears 70 degrees year round
3 controls of temperature
Altitude, ocean currents, latitude
Altitudinal Life zones
How each area is affected by elevation
14 terms
South American Geography
Argentina
Venezuela
Colombia
Guyana
Argentina
Venezuela
39 terms
Latin American Physical Geography
Caribbean Sea
Baja California
Gulf of California
Sierra Madre
part of the Alantic Ocean bordered by the west Indies, South…
Long, narrow, peninsula, it extends south from Mexico's north…
the body of water between Baja California and the mainland of…
Mountain ranges in Mexico. Consists of the Oriental and Occid…
Caribbean Sea
part of the Alantic Ocean bordered by the west Indies, South…
Baja California
Long, narrow, peninsula, it extends south from Mexico's north…
31 terms
Unit 3, Part 2: Latin American Human Geography
The Maya
The Aztecs
Spain
Conquistador
This is the oldest group in Mexico. They built cities, terrac…
The second oldest civilization to live in Mexico. They are kn…
This European country was drawn to Mexico hoping to find silv…
Hernan Cortes would be considered this type of European explo…
The Maya
This is the oldest group in Mexico. They built cities, terrac…
The Aztecs
The second oldest civilization to live in Mexico. They are kn…
41 terms
Latin American Geography Exam 3
What are the two shocks Latin America…
Dependency Theory
Singer-Prebisch thesis
Modernization Theory
Great Depression and the Debt Crisis
Latin America was stuck in this relationship of producing goo…
Terms of trade diminish through time... Value of exports decline…
was idea that countries would go through different stages, st…
What are the two shocks Latin America…
Great Depression and the Debt Crisis
Dependency Theory
Latin America was stuck in this relationship of producing goo…
70 terms
Latin American Geography Test 3
Free trade areas
Free trade agreements
APTDEA (Andean Trade Promotion and Dru…
MERCOSUR (1988)
-product of free trade agreements... -eliminate most tariffs and…
-FTAA (free trade areas for the Americas) (1991, 1994) ----lo…
-Andean Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act... -has stimula…
-economic and political agreement among Argentina, Brazil, Pa…
Free trade areas
-product of free trade agreements... -eliminate most tariffs and…
Free trade agreements
-FTAA (free trade areas for the Americas) (1991, 1994) ----lo…
10 terms
North American Geography-Shaw
Hemisphere
Prime Meridian
Equator
Landform
When a globe is divided in half, each section is called this.
The line that runs from North to South on a globe.
The line that runs from East to West on a globe.
Any natural structure of rock and dirt.
Hemisphere
When a globe is divided in half, each section is called this.
Prime Meridian
The line that runs from North to South on a globe.
15 terms
American Geography
flat
origin
climate
population
level, not high
beginning; the point where something starts
general weather at a place
number of people living in one place
flat
level, not high
origin
beginning; the point where something starts
18 terms
American Geography
Native Americans
Spanish Explores
French Fur Traders
English, Dutch and German Settlers
Settled North America 10,000 to 40,000 years ago. Came across…
Discovered North America about 500 years ago. Settled the Sou…
Explored waterways and rivers, established trading posts in t…
Colonized the the eastern seaboard of North America. Gave pla…
Native Americans
Settled North America 10,000 to 40,000 years ago. Came across…
Spanish Explores
Discovered North America about 500 years ago. Settled the Sou…
50 terms
American Geography
Ohio
Indiana
Alabama
Alaska
Columbus
Indianapolis
Montgomery
Juneau
Ohio
Columbus
Indiana
Indianapolis
36 terms
American Geography
New York City
Philadelphia
Chicago
Houston
City in New York
City in Pennsylvania
City in Illinois
City in Texas
New York City
City in New York
Philadelphia
City in Pennsylvania
16 terms
Latin American Geography
Amazon River
Caribbean Sea
Gulf of Mexico
Pacific Ocean
Amazon River
Caribbean Sea
22 terms
updated north american geography
Bering Strait
Yukon River
Great Bear Lake
Saskatchewan River
Bering Strait
Yukon River
15 terms
American geography
New York
California
Texas
Oregon
Most populous city
Most populous state
Lone Star State
Where Samantha comes from
New York
Most populous city
California
Most populous state
14 terms
American Geography
Argentina
Belize
Bolivia
Colombia
Argentina
Belize
8 terms
American Geography
Geography
Environment
Physical Features
Natural Resources
Is the study of people, environments and their resources.
The surroundings in which we live.
Any natural characteristic of Earth's surface, such as landfo…
Materials and energy in nature that are essential or useful t…
Geography
Is the study of people, environments and their resources.
Environment
The surroundings in which we live.
32 terms
Latin American Physical Geography
Caribbean Sea
Sierra Madre
Gulf of Mexico
Yucatan Peninsula
part of the Alantic Ocean bordered by the west Indies, South…
Mountain ranges in Mexico. Consists of the Oriental and Occid…
large body of warm salt water that borders SE United States a…
a broad lowland that stretches into, and divides, the Caribbe…
Caribbean Sea
part of the Alantic Ocean bordered by the west Indies, South…
Sierra Madre
Mountain ranges in Mexico. Consists of the Oriental and Occid…
88 terms
American Geography
Native Americans
European Americans
African Americans
Asian Americans
Unit 5: This group includes people whose ancestors are indige…
Unit 5: This group includes people whose ancestors who immigr…
Unit 5: This group primarily includes people whose ancestors…
Unit 5: This group includes people whose ancestors immigrated…
Native Americans
Unit 5: This group includes people whose ancestors are indige…
European Americans
Unit 5: This group includes people whose ancestors who immigr…
26 terms
South American & Central American Geography
Caracas
Bogotá
Quito
Lima
Venezuela
Colombia
Ecuador
Perú
Caracas
Venezuela
Bogotá
Colombia
39 terms
Latin American Physical Geography
Caribbean Sea
Baja California
Gulf of California
Sierra Madre
part of the Alantic Ocean bordered by the west Indies, South…
Long, narrow, peninsula, it extends south from Mexico's north…
the body of water between Baja California and the mainland of…
Mountain ranges in Mexico. Consists of the Oriental and Occid…
Caribbean Sea
part of the Alantic Ocean bordered by the west Indies, South…
Baja California
Long, narrow, peninsula, it extends south from Mexico's north…
88 terms
Unit 5: American Geography
Native Americans
European Americans
African Americans
Asian Americans
Unit 5: This group includes people whose ancestors are indige…
Unit 5: This group includes people whose ancestors who immigr…
Unit 5: This group primarily includes people whose ancestors…
Unit 5: This group includes people whose ancestors immigrated…
Native Americans
Unit 5: This group includes people whose ancestors are indige…
European Americans
Unit 5: This group includes people whose ancestors who immigr…
50 terms
Latin American Countries & Geography
Belize
Bahamas
Jamaica
Puerto Rico
Belize
Bahamas
12 terms
South American Capitals - Geography - 3/24/15
Argentina
Bolivia
Brazil
Chile
Buenos Aires
La Paz & Sucre
Brasilia
Santiago
Argentina
Buenos Aires
Bolivia
La Paz & Sucre
28 terms
N. AMERICAN GEOGRAPHY ISTEP
Landform Region
Landform
Climate
Environment
a region that has similar landforms throughout, like plains (…
PHYSICAL features of land and water that shape the surface of…
the kind of weather a place has over a long time
the surroundings in which people, plants and animals live
Landform Region
a region that has similar landforms throughout, like plains (…
Landform
PHYSICAL features of land and water that shape the surface of…
14 terms
Ens503- American Geography p.3-4
federal
conterminous
respectively
tropical
national (usually used when a country is divided into many st…
having one common boundary (usually used about the 48 US stat…
in the order they were previously mentioned... Icelandic: hver u…
close to the equator... Icelandic: hitabeltis-; suðrænn
federal
national (usually used when a country is divided into many st…
conterminous
having one common boundary (usually used about the 48 US stat…
16 terms
Flay - Latin American Geography
Andes Mountains
Sierra Madre Mountains
Caribbean Sea
Amazon River
Andes Mountains
Sierra Madre Mountains
15 terms
Latin American Geography
Amazon River
Caribbean Sea
Gulf of Mexico
Pacific Ocean
The longest river in South America.
Sea in between the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean.
Body of water South of the United States.
The deepest and widest ocean.
Amazon River
The longest river in South America.
Caribbean Sea
Sea in between the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean.
12 terms
Social Studies: American Geography
America
Geography
State
Capitol
A country made up of 50 states
where places are in the world
Places in America that are different, but altogether they bec…
The city in a state or a country where the government is
America
A country made up of 50 states
Geography
where places are in the world
World Geography- The North American Realm- Chapter 3
Technopole is an urban area that empha…
technopole
two leading languages in Canada
increasing number of hispanics in south?
False
high-technology industrial complexes, and transnational tradi…
English and French
yes
Technopole is an urban area that empha…
False
technopole
high-technology industrial complexes, and transnational tradi…
15 terms
American Geography
coastal plain
eastern and southern states
atlantic coast
gulf coast
along the east coast... *flat, fertile... *plentiful rain
coastal plain, piedmont, Appalachian highlands
*good harbors - inland body of water... *colder
*wetter... *swampy ... *hotter
coastal plain
along the east coast... *flat, fertile... *plentiful rain
eastern and southern states
coastal plain, piedmont, Appalachian highlands
45 terms
Unit 3 Latin American Vocabulary - World Geography
Basin
Pampas
Patagonia
Atacama Desert
a river basin is and area drained by a river and all of its t…
a vast area of grassland and rich soil in south-central South…
a region of South America - mostly in Argentina
an arid region in northern Chile
Basin
a river basin is and area drained by a river and all of its t…
Pampas
a vast area of grassland and rich soil in south-central South…
35 terms
Latin American and Europe Geography
Amazon River
Caribbean Sea
Gulf of Mexico
Pacific Ocean
Amazon River
Caribbean Sea
9 terms
American Dream - Political Geography
Physical Geography
Political Geography
America
13 Colonies
Spatial analysis of earth's surface focusing on the natural e…
Spatial analysis of human activity focusing on geographic sta…
1. Short for the United States of America... 2. Also called the…
East coast areas settled by Great Britain/England beginning i…
Physical Geography
Spatial analysis of earth's surface focusing on the natural e…
Political Geography
Spatial analysis of human activity focusing on geographic sta…
46 terms
World Geography Unit 3- Review Latin American
Andes
Cordilleras
South America
Elevation
The mountains on the western edge of South America are the..
Parallel mountain ranges are called
Latin America included middle america, the Caribbean, and
The highlands climate zones are determined by
Andes
The mountains on the western edge of South America are the..
Cordilleras
Parallel mountain ranges are called
American Geography
Denali
Cascade Range
Continental Divide
Mt. Rushmore
Tallest mountain in North America
Between the Pacific Coast ranges and the Rocky Mountains
Determines which direction water flows
The faces of four presidents carved in a mount
Denali
Tallest mountain in North America
Cascade Range
Between the Pacific Coast ranges and the Rocky Mountains
15 terms
Latin American Geography
Pacific Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
latitude
longitude
ocean on the west coast of South America
ocean on the east coast of South America
horizontal lines around a globe
vertical lines around a globe
Pacific Ocean
ocean on the west coast of South America
Atlantic Ocean
ocean on the east coast of South America
21 terms
Latin American geography
Spain
Bolivia
Dominican Republic
México
Peninsula located to the west of the Pyrenees
Located on same island as Haiti in Caribbean
Shares a border with Guatemala and Belice
Spain
Peninsula located to the west of the Pyrenees
Bolivia
17 terms
North American Physical Geography
Hudson Bay
Arctic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Gulf of Mexico
Hudson Bay
Arctic Ocean
27 terms
American Geography
North Carolina
North Carolina
North Carolina
Red River of the North
includes the Outer banks, a chain of barrier islands that inc…
east of this state is Pamplico Sound
its tallest peak is Mount Mitchell
forms border btw North Dakota and Minnesota before ending in…
North Carolina
includes the Outer banks, a chain of barrier islands that inc…
North Carolina
east of this state is Pamplico Sound
12 terms
American Geography
Federal
Conterminous
Respectively
Tropical
Alríkis-
Með sameiginleg landamæri
Hver um sig ( í þeirri röð sem þau eru nefnd)
Hitabeltis - / Suðrænn
Federal
Alríkis-
Conterminous
Með sameiginleg landamæri
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