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LATITUDE=FATitude • 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 & 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 _____, 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 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 Main resource? Climate? Region? What type of home?
KWAKIUTL • Northwest/Coastal Range • Rainy but mild climate salmon (food) platform house w/totem pole
KWAKIUTL What was the main economy (job)they had? What was the primary mode of transportation? (How did they get around?
KWAKIUTL fisherman (economy) Canoe transportation
SIOUX/LAKOTA 1. What region? 2. What type of land? 3. Main food source? 4. Main home?
SIOUX/LAKOTA • Great Plains • Dry grass land Buffalo (food) Teepee (homes)
SIOUX/LAKOTA What was the main economy (job)they had? What was the primary mode of transportation? (How did they get around?
SIOUX/LAKOTA • nomadic • hunters (economy) Horses (transportation)
IROQUOIS 1. What region? 2. What type of land? 3. Main food source? 4. Main home?
IROQUOIS • Eastern Woodland • Appalachian Mtn. • Coastal Plain deer § corn, beans, squash(3 sisters) longhouse
IROQUOIS What was the main economy (job)they had? What was the primary mode of transportation? (How did they get around?
IROQUOIS Fur trading (occupation) Foot (transportation)
INUIT 1. What region? 2. What type of land? 3. Main food source? 4. Main home?
INUIT • Canadian Shield • Arctic Circle • very cold/snow & ice (food) Igloo (homes)
INUIT What was the main economy (job)they had? What was the primary mode of transportation? (How did they get around?
INUIT Hunting/fishing (economy) Kayak & Dogsled (transportation)
PUEBLO 1. What region? 2. What type of land? 3. Main food source? 4. Main home?
PUEBLO • Basin & Range • southwest • New Mexico/Arizona • desert-hot/dry Corn (food) adobe/hogan (homes)
PUEBLO What was the main economy (job)they had? What was the primary mode of transportation? (How did they get around?
PUEBLO Horse (transportation) Herdsmen, traders (economy)
AMERICAN INDIANS NATURAL RESOURCES
AMERICAN INDIANS NATURAL RESOURCES forest (shelter) ice/water animal/animal skins (food & clothing) fish
BERINGIA What is Beringia?
BERINGIA Land bridge that allowed Asians to follow herds (migrate) into North America
COLORADO RIVER Ri l o C ve r o d a r o Who explored the Colorado River?
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 Forms a border with_______.
RIO GRANDE RIVER • Forms a border with Mexico
COLUMBIA RIVER a i b m u l r o e C iv R Who explored the Columbia River?
COLUMBIA RIVER • Explored by Lewis & Clark
OHIO RIVER io h O er v i R The Ohio River is the _______ to the _____.
OHIO RIVER • Gateway to the west
MISSISSIPPI & MISSOURI RIVERS i i ipp iss ou r iss M M These rivers are the _______ 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 Why was the Gulf of Mexico important?
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 -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, early settlers, & later immigrants
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 • 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 Lake Michigan Hudson River Lake Erie SHO ME GREAT LAKES
GREAT LAKES • Inland port cities grew in the Midwest along the Great Lakes
COASTAL PLAIN Located along the ____ Ocean and ____ __ _____. Characterized by broad _____ and many excellent _______.
COASTAL PLAIN Location: along the Atlantic Ocean & Gulf of Mexico Physical Characteristics: broad lowland providing many excellent harbors
APPALACHIAN MOUNTAINS The Appalachian mountains are located west of _______. They are the _____ mountain range in North America.
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 The Canadian Shield wraps around the ______ in a ______ shape. It contains some of the ______ rock formations in North America.
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 Located west of the ______ and east of the _______. Characterized by rolling ____, broad ______, and ______ hills.
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 Located west of the _______& east of the __________. Flat land the gradually _______ in elevation.
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 Located west of the ____ and east of the ____ __ _____. The Rocky Mountains are the _______ mountains in North America and contains the ______.
ROCKY MOUNTAINS Location: west of the Great Plains & east of the Basin & Range Characteristics: tallest mountains stretching from Alaska to Mexico; contains the Continental Divide-which determines the flow of rivers
BASIN & RANGE Located west of the ______ and east of the _____and _____. Contains many elevations, including the lowest elevation, ______.
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 Located along the ______ coast with _____ mountains and _____ valleys. Stretches from _______ to _______.
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 E 5 D 7 A 6
Arctic Ocean Pacific Ocean Atlantic Ocean Indian Ocean Southern Ocean