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The ____ are heavily forested hills rich in lead, coal, iron and marble.
The Ozarks
The ______ ______ were named by the Sioux Indians because of their black appearance, average 3,000 ft in height.
The Black Hills
The Black Hills are famous for the huge monument with the carvings of the presidents known as ________ _______.
Mount Rushmore
Name the presidents on the carving of Mount Rushmore:
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2
3
4
1.Washington
2. Jefferson
3. Roosevelt
4. Lincoln
The _____________ were called "Mako Sica", are riddled with irregular cliffs and colorful hills.
Badlands
The ___ ____ contains rich deposits of iron ore.
Mesabi Range
The _________ river was used by the Plains Indians as their main highway for trade.
Mississippi River
The Mississippi River and its tributaries drain on nearly ____ of the United States.
1/2
The _______River is the chief river in the U.S. and the longest river.
Mississippi River
The ________ is the second largest river in the U.S.
Missouri River
The ___________ River is also called the "Big Muddy".
Missouri River
The three most important western tributaries(rivers) of the Mississippi are:
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2
3
1.Missouri River
2.Arkansas River
3.Red River
The _______ ______ goes nearly 1,000 miles through some of the richest farmland in the U.S.
Ohio River
The ____ River forms one of the greatest inland waterway systems in the world.
Mississippi River
The _ _ _ is the world's largest gulf.
Gulf of Mexico
Two peninsulas guard the entrance into the Gulf of Mexico:
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2
1. Florida
2. Yucatan Peninsula
_____ is the largest island in the West Indies.
Cuba
The ___ ___ is the important Atlantic current that begins in the Gulf of Mexico.
Gulf Stream
One of the oldest Plains tribes is the ____ tribe of northern Montana and Canada.
Blackfoot
The Blackfoot Indians got their name from their __________.
black moccasins they wore
What two things changed the way of life of the Blackfoot?
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2
1. tribes from the west with horses, and
2. tribes from the east with guns
The ______ tribe were forced to live in the plains as nomads and soon developed a confederacy.
Dakota
The Dakota Indians were called "snakes in the grass" by the Ojibwa Indians, and the name was cut short to __________.
Sioux
Dakota means _________.
"friends"
The Ojibwa Indians drove the _____ and _____ Indians into the plains.
Dakota and the Cheyenne Indians
The _____ Indians were bitter enemies with the Sioux and Cheyenne.
Crow Indians
The ___ Indians were from Texas, and were originally part of the Shoshone tribe.
Comanche Indians
___ ____, a Sioux medicine man and chief had a vision of white men falling into his camp.
Sitting Bull
In the _____ ___ ___ ____ , General Custer and 200 of his soldiers died.
Battle of Little Bighorn
A ____ is a pole-framed tent covered with skins.
tepee