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How many regions does NC have? Three
What are the regions of NC? Mountains, Piedmont, Coastal Plain
What is a sound? A shallow area of water on the coast that is mostly surrounded by land.
What are the sub-regions and what regions are they in? Foothills(Piedmont), sandhills(Piedmont and coastal plain), Tidewater(Coastal Plain) and Inner Coastal Plain.
What are NC's three largest sounds? Pamlico, Albemarle, and Currituck
What are NC's barrier islands called? Outer Banks
What is the tallest mountain in NC, how tall, which county? Mt. Mitchell, in Yancey Co. and it is 6684 ft tall.
What is NC's largest man-made lake? Lake Norman
What is NC's largest natural lake? Lake Mattamuskeet
What are NC's five largest cities from largest to smallest? Charlotte, Raleigh, Greensboro, Durham, Winston-Salem
What river flows directly into the Atlantic? Cape Fear River
What river flows north out of NC? New River
What are the five main NC indian tribes? Tuscarora, Catawba, Cherokee--Hatteras, Chowanoc
Which NC indians where connected to the Iroquoi? Cherokee and Tuscarora
Which tribs spoke the Algonquian language? Hatteras and Chowanoc
Who sent expeditions to NC in the alte 1500's trying to establish a colony? Sir Walter Raleigh
How many voyages did Raleigh send to NC? 3
What island were the first 2 unsuccessful colonies on? Roanoke Island
What are the 5 theories that explain the Lost Colony? The indians either killed them or invited them to become indians, the Spanish who were living in Florida raided the colony, they suffered a horrible drought, they moved north to Chesapeake Bay, or they tried to sail home to England and were lost at sea.
Who was the first England child born in the New World? Virginia Dare
Who was the first English child named after? Queen Elizabeth (the Virgin Queen)
Who led the first colonial attempt made by Raleigh? Ralph Lane
Who made up Lane Colony? Military men
What prevented John White from returning to his colony with supplies? England was about to go to war with Spain.
Who were Portugal's 3 most influencial men in exploring? Henry the Navigator, Dias, and De Gama.
What did Henry the Navigator do? He started a great school for explorers and navigators.
What did Dias do? He found the tip of Africa; the Cape of Good Hope.
What did De Gama do? He followed Dias's route to India
What did Colombus set out to do? He was trying to find a quicker, westward route to India for trade.
Why were the Aztecs so easily destroyed? The Spanish had horses, better weapons, foreign diseases, they recruited Aztec enemies, and at first, the Aztec thought the Spanish were their gods.
Why were the Incas easily destroyed? The Spanish had better weapons, horses, and foreign diseases. Since the Incas were so dependant on their ruler, Pizzaro kidnapped their ruler and made the Inca people pay ransom.
Which Spanish explorer came closest to present-day Mooresville? De Soto
What was the main goal of the Spanish in the New World? They wanted new land, gold and silver, and to convert the natives to Christianity.
What was the main goal of the French in the New World? They wanded new land and a new fur trade.
What was the main goal of the English in the New World? They wanted new land; and more money.
What are the two main branches of Christianity? Catholic and Protestant
What were the 2 reasons the King of Spain wanted to marry Queen Elizabeth? He wanted more power by ruling England and he wanted to convert the English people back to being Catholic.
What was the group of Spanish ships that attacked England called? The Spanish Armada.
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