unit 1 Social Studies

  1. An area in which many features are similar.
  2. Includes the United States,Canada,and Mexico
    North America
  3. The peaks of the_ have been worn down by erosion.
    Appalacian Mountains
  4. Covers most of the United States
  5. In general, the climate in the Western United States is _than that in the eastern part of the country
  6. Many scientists think there was once a _____ that was licked to Asia and North America.
    land bridge
  7. is an extra amount
  8. Native Americain group in dry climates generally used in very little_____
  9. All Native Americans depended on _____
    ______to survive
    natural resources
  10. is the way people use reasources to meet their needs
  11. What do you know about native Americans who built and lived in teepes
    They must have been hunters, since they used skins of animals to build shelters
  12. What kind of climate did the Native Americans who built igloose live in
    in a very cold climate ; there must have been a lot of ice and snow in their region for them to decide to use those materials to build their shelters.
  13. What can you tell about Native Americans who build Longhouses?
    They must hav lived in a region where there were many forest, because needed a lot of woood to build Longhouses
  14. which of these statements best describes a region?

  15. What Landform in the United States covers most of the area along the Atlantic Ocean?

  16. What part of the U S is made up of the Interior Plains?

  17. why is the climate near the equator usually warmer?
  18. What are the two major language groups lived in the Eastern Woodlands region?
  19. In which landform region did the Native Americans depend most on the buffalo?
  20. What kind of shelter built from adobe bricks was common in the Southwest region?
  21. What kind of shelters did people of the Northwest Coast build that was similar to the shelters of the Eastern Woodlands people?
  22. What is one way in which the Arctic and Great Plains people were alike?
  23. matching

    • A. Inuit
    • E.iriqouis
    • D.Ancient Pueblonian
    • C.Olmec
    • B.Mound Builders
  24. How do you think their regions climate and geography affected people of Cahokia?
    Many rivers and lakes may have provided the people with fresh drinking water and fish. Good soil and hot summers may have helped crops grow. However, the cold winters would have made it nessesary to build shelters and to make warm clothing.
  25. What effect do you think trade networks had on groups of Native Americans?
    They were able to obtain a variety of goods that they could not make or find themselvs. These networks allowed them to get goods from far away.
  26. In what ways did farming lead to the development of larger, more settled communities?
    People had to stay in one place for longer periods of time to grow their crops. A steadier supply of food allowed larger groups to live together in the same place.
  27. I which cultural regions were whales an important resources for Native Americans?
    Arctic and Northwest
  28. In which cultural region were most Native Americans regions similar?
  29. In what ways were most Native Americans regions similar?
    They involve the worship of many gods and spirits of nature. They include origin stories and ceremonies
  30. What is one activity that affected the kinds of goods that were available to Native American groups?
    Trade helped goods and ideas move from village to village. sometimes over long distances.
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unit 1 Social Studies
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