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Name two products raised in the 1700's by settlers from Spain.
Cattle-sheep-corn.

What is WEATHERING?

The process of wearing down or change that occurs from being exposed to harsh climate.

What is EROSION?
The process of stripping away rock and soil from the surface of the Earth and moving them someplace else.

What is a GLACIER?
Huge sheets of ice that move southward from the Artic like bulldozers, scrapping dirt and rocks from one place and pushing them to another place.

How tall must a land mass be to be called a mountain?

At least 2,000 feet above sea level.
Name three types if materials the Native Americans used to build their shelters.
Animal hides
Timber
Mud and straw
Raw trees-poles
Bark
Name three of the tribes of Native Americans.
Hopi-Sioux-Chinook-Makah-Navajo-Cheyenne-Seneca-Shawnee-Miami-Arapaho-Omaha-Comanche.
What did the Native Americans eat?
Deer-buffalo-fish-corn-nuts-berries-beans-whales-seals.
Where was Amerigo Vespucci going?
How long was he at sea?
He was trying to find South America.
He was at sea for 3 months.
Name the major regions of the United States.
Northwest
Southwest
Great Plains
Eastern Woodlands
Where was Christopher Columbus going?
How long was he at sea?
Trying to find the West Indies.
He was at sea fro 2 months and 9 days.

Are the Great Lakes a natural or artificial boundary?


A natural boundary.
Name two of the raw materials found in the 1700's by settlers from England.

Wood products-iron.
What materials did the Native Americans use to make their clothing?
Animal Hides
Cotton
Bark
Furs
Name two raw materials found in the 1700's by settlers from France.

Iron-furs-indigo.

What name is used to refer to the five lakes that form a boundary between Canada and the United States?

The Great Lakes.

Name the major mountain ranges of North America.
Rockies
Sierra Nevada
Appalachians
Where was Vasco da Gama going?

How long was he at sea?
He was trying to find India.

He was at sea for 10 months.
Name the area of land that is on the northwestern boundary of Canada and the country that owns if.

Alaska, owned by the United States.
Where was Hernando Cortes going?
How long did he take?
He searched Mexico for Spain,looking for gold.
He took 35 days.

What ocean borders the east side of the United States and Canada?

The Altantic Ocean.

What is the longest river in North America?


Mississippi River
Where was Vasco Nunez de Balboa going?
How long was he at sea?
He was charting the Pacific Ocean.
He was at sea for 32 days.

What ocean borders the west side of North America?


The Pacific Ocean.

Name a major plateau in North America.


Colorado Plateau.
Name two raw materials found in the 1700's by settlers from Spain.

Wood products-indigo-gold-silver.

What river runs along the present-day boundary of the United States and Mexico?


The Rio Grande River
Name two products raised in the 1700's by settlers from France.
Cattle-corn-hemp-rice-swine.
Where was Ponce de Leon going?

How long did he take?
He searched Florida for the fountain of youth.
He took 24 days.

Which group of early settlers relied most heavily on gold and silver mining?

The French.

What group of early colonists relied most heavily on farming?

The English.
What is the large body of water that lies between Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean?


The Gulf of Mexico.

What ocean is north of Canada?


The Arctic Ocean.

Name two products raised in the 1700's by settlers from England.
Tobacco-cattle-corn-wheat- swine-sheep-rice