LATITUDE Latitude lines run to but are measured

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LATITUDE • Latitude lines run ____ to ____, but are measured _____ & _____

LATITUDE • Latitude lines run ____ to ____, but are measured _____ & _____ The 0 of latitude that circles the earth is called the _______?

LATITUDE 0 • Latitude lines run east to west, but are measured north &

LATITUDE 0 • Latitude lines run east to west, but are measured north & south The 0 of latitude that circles the earth is called the equator 0

L O N G I T U D E Longitude lines run _____ to

L O N G I T U D E Longitude lines run _____ to _____, but are measured ____ and ____ The 0 line of longitude that extends from the _____ to the_____ Pole is called the _______

L O N G I T U D E 0 0 Longitude lines run

L O N G I T U D E 0 0 Longitude lines run north to south, but are measured east and west The 0 line of longitude that extends from the North to the South Pole is called the Prime Meridian

KWAKIUTL

KWAKIUTL

KWAKIUTL • Northwest/Coastal Range • Rainy but mild climate salmon (food) platform house w/totem

KWAKIUTL • Northwest/Coastal Range • Rainy but mild climate salmon (food) platform house w/totem pole

KWAKIUTL

KWAKIUTL

KWAKIUTL fisherman (economy) Canoe transportation

KWAKIUTL fisherman (economy) Canoe transportation

SIOUX/LAKOTA

SIOUX/LAKOTA

SIOUX/LAKOTA • Great Plains • Dry grass land Buffalo (food) Teepee (homes)

SIOUX/LAKOTA • Great Plains • Dry grass land Buffalo (food) Teepee (homes)

SIOUX/LAKOTA

SIOUX/LAKOTA

SIOUX/LAKOTA • nomadic • hunters (economy) Horses (transportation)

SIOUX/LAKOTA • nomadic • hunters (economy) Horses (transportation)

IROQUOIS

IROQUOIS

IROQUOIS • Eastern Woodland • Appalachian Mtn. • Coastal Plain § corn, beans, squash(3

IROQUOIS • Eastern Woodland • Appalachian Mtn. • Coastal Plain § corn, beans, squash(3 sisters) § deer wigwam/longhouse homes

IROQUOIS Family subgroup: • • •

IROQUOIS Family subgroup: • • •

IROQUOIS Family splinter group: • Seneca • Cayuga • Onondaga • Oneida • Mohawks

IROQUOIS Family splinter group: • Seneca • Cayuga • Onondaga • Oneida • Mohawks Fur trading (occupation) Foot (transportation) heavily forested 4 seasons

INUIT

INUIT

INUIT • Canadian Shield • Arctic Circle • Alaska & Canada • very cold/snow

INUIT • Canadian Shield • Arctic Circle • Alaska & Canada • very cold/snow & ice Seal & whale (food) Igloo (homes)

INUIT

INUIT

INUIT Hunting/fishing (economy) Kayak & Dogsled (transportation)

INUIT Hunting/fishing (economy) Kayak & Dogsled (transportation)

PUEBLO

PUEBLO

PUEBLO • Basin & Range • southwest • New Mexico/Arizona • desert-hot/dry Corn=maize (food)

PUEBLO • Basin & Range • southwest • New Mexico/Arizona • desert-hot/dry Corn=maize (food) pueblo/hogan (homes)

PUEBLO

PUEBLO

PUEBLO Horse (transportation) Herdsmen, traders (economy)

PUEBLO Horse (transportation) Herdsmen, traders (economy)

AMERICAN INDIANS NATURAL RESOURCES

AMERICAN INDIANS NATURAL RESOURCES

AMERICAN INDIANS NATURAL RESOURCES forest (shelter) ice/water animal/animal skins (food & clothing) fish

AMERICAN INDIANS NATURAL RESOURCES forest (shelter) ice/water animal/animal skins (food & clothing) fish

BERINGIA

BERINGIA

BERINGIA Land bridge that allowed Asians to follow herds (migrate) into North America

BERINGIA Land bridge that allowed Asians to follow herds (migrate) into North America

COLORADO RIVER ve r Ri l o C o d a r o

COLORADO RIVER ve r Ri l o C o d a r o

COLORADO RIVER • This river was explored by the Spanish & runs through the

COLORADO RIVER • This river was explored by the Spanish & runs through the Grand Canyon

RIO GRANDE RIVER o Ri Gr de an r ve Ri

RIO GRANDE RIVER o Ri Gr de an r ve Ri

RIO GRANDE RIVER • Forms a border with Mexico

RIO GRANDE RIVER • Forms a border with Mexico

COLUMBIA RIVER a i b m u l r o e C iv R

COLUMBIA RIVER a i b m u l r o e C iv R

COLUMBIA RIVER • Explored by Lewis & Clark

COLUMBIA RIVER • Explored by Lewis & Clark

OHIO RIVER pi R issip Miss io h O er v i R iver

OHIO RIVER pi R issip Miss io h O er v i R iver

OHIO RIVER • Gateway to the west

OHIO RIVER • Gateway to the west

MISSISSIPPI & MISSOURI RIVERS Mis sis er pi River sip ri ou ss Mi

MISSISSIPPI & MISSOURI RIVERS Mis sis er pi River sip ri ou ss Mi Riv

MISSISSIPPI & MISSOURI RIVERS • “The transportation arteries for farm and industrial products. •

MISSISSIPPI & MISSOURI RIVERS • “The transportation arteries for farm and industrial products. • Links to ports and other parts of the world

GULF OF MEXICO Gulf of Mexico

GULF OF MEXICO Gulf of Mexico

GULF OF MEXICO • Provided the French & Spanish with exploration routes to Mexico

GULF OF MEXICO • Provided the French & Spanish with exploration routes to Mexico and parts of America

ATLANTIC & PACIFIC 4 -Lake. OCEANS Michigan 1 -Lake Superior 2 -Lake Huron 3

ATLANTIC & PACIFIC 4 -Lake. OCEANS Michigan 1 -Lake Superior 2 -Lake Huron 3 -Lake Ontario 5 -Lake Erie 1 2 3 4 5 Pacific Ocean Atlantic Ocean

ATLANTIC & PACIFIC OCEANS • Atlantic Ocean – served as the highway for explorers,

ATLANTIC & PACIFIC OCEANS • Atlantic Ocean – served as the highway for explorers, early settlers, & later immigrants

FACTS TO KNOW: • America’s waterways have been important for trade, transportation and settlement

FACTS TO KNOW: • America’s waterways have been important for trade, transportation and settlement • The location of the United States, with its Atlantic and Pacific Coasts, has provided access to other areas of the world

ST. LAWRENCE RIVER St. Lawrence River

ST. LAWRENCE RIVER St. Lawrence River

ST. LAWRENCE RIVER • Forms part of the NORTHEAST border with CANADA and connects

ST. LAWRENCE RIVER • Forms part of the NORTHEAST border with CANADA and connects the GREAT LAKES to the ATLANTIC OCEAN St. LAWRENCE RIVER CANADA ATLANTIC OCEAN U. S.

ST. LAWRENCE & HUDSON RIVERS Lake Huron Lake Superior St. Lawrence River. Lake Ontario

ST. LAWRENCE & HUDSON RIVERS Lake Huron Lake Superior St. Lawrence River. Lake Ontario Lake Michigan Hudson River Lake Erie GREAT LAKES

GREAT LAKES • Inland port cities grew in the Midwest along the Great Lakes

GREAT LAKES • Inland port cities grew in the Midwest along the Great Lakes

COASTAL PLAIN

COASTAL PLAIN

COASTAL PLAIN Location: along the Atlantic Ocean & Gulf of Mexico Physical Characteristics: broad

COASTAL PLAIN Location: along the Atlantic Ocean & Gulf of Mexico Physical Characteristics: broad lowland providing many excellent harbors

APPALACHIAN MOUNTAINS

APPALACHIAN MOUNTAINS

APPALACHIAN MOUNTAINS Location: west of the Coastal Plain; extends from eastern Canada to western

APPALACHIAN MOUNTAINS Location: west of the Coastal Plain; extends from eastern Canada to western Alabama Physical Characteristics: old eroded mountains—oldest mountain range in North America

CANADIAN SHIELD

CANADIAN SHIELD

CANADIAN SHIELD Location: wraps around the Hudson Bay in a horseshoe shape Characteristics: worn

CANADIAN SHIELD Location: wraps around the Hudson Bay in a horseshoe shape Characteristics: worn by erosion & hundreds of lakes carved by glaciers; some of the oldest rock formations in North America

INTERIOR LOWLANDS

INTERIOR LOWLANDS

INTERIOR LOWLANDS Location: west of the Appalachian Mountains & east of the Great Plains

INTERIOR LOWLANDS Location: west of the Appalachian Mountains & east of the Great Plains Characteristics: rolling flatlands with many rivers, broad river valleys, & grassy hills

GREAT PLAINS

GREAT PLAINS

GREAT PLAINS Location: west of the Interior Lowlands & east of the Rocky Mountains

GREAT PLAINS Location: west of the Interior Lowlands & east of the Rocky Mountains Characteristics: flat land that gradually increases in elevation as you go west; it has grasslands

ROCKY MOUNTAINS

ROCKY MOUNTAINS

ROCKY MOUNTAINS Location: west of the Great Plains & east of the Basin &

ROCKY MOUNTAINS Location: west of the Great Plains & east of the Basin & Range Characteristics: rugged mountains stretching from Alaska to Mexico with high elevations; contains the Continental Dividewhich determines the flow of rivers

BASIN & RANGE ex. of basin

BASIN & RANGE ex. of basin

BASIN & RANGE Location: west of the Rocky Mtns. , east of the Sierra

BASIN & RANGE Location: west of the Rocky Mtns. , east of the Sierra Nevada Mtns. , & the Cascade Mtns. Characteristics: an area of different elevations containing isolated mountain ranges and Death Valley, the lowest point in North America

COASTAL RANGE

COASTAL RANGE

COASTAL RANGE Location: rugged mountains located along the Pacific Coast that stretch from California

COASTAL RANGE Location: rugged mountains located along the Pacific Coast that stretch from California to Canada Characteristics: contains many fertile valleys(land good for growing crops)

Name the 7 continents & 5 oceans C A 1 B 3 4 2

Name the 7 continents & 5 oceans C A 1 B 3 4 2 E 5 D 7 A 6

Arctic Ocean Pacific Ocean Atlantic Ocean Indian Ocean South Ocean

Arctic Ocean Pacific Ocean Atlantic Ocean Indian Ocean South Ocean