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1st Q Benchmark

VA SOL 6th Grade

QuestionAnswer
Name the imaginary lines that run N/S on the map. meridians of longitude
Name the imaginary lines that run E/W on the map. parallels of latitude
Put the directions on the compass rose. N at top, E on right, W on left, and S on bottom
What is the special saying for the 8 geographic regions on the line above this statement. Can all intelligent guys ride big cool cars?
Which region contains Death Valley, the lowest point in North America? Basin and Range
What water body touches the Canadian Shield? Hudson Bay
What type of vegetation is found in the Great Plains? grasslands
Name the river that is considered the “gateway to the west.” Ohio River
What two rivers were used to transport farm and industrial products? Mississippi River and Missouri River
Which Indian tribe inhabited in the Pacific Northwest in the Coastal Range area? Kwakiutl
Type of shelter most used by the Lakota. Tipi
What type of vegetation is found where the Lakota lived? grasslands
Type of dwelling (shelter) used by the Pueblo. adobe brick / pueblo
The Indians used what to meet basic needs their environment? resources
Canoes, bows, and spears (What type of resource?) capital resources
Fish, wild animals, crops (What type of resource?) natural resources
People that fished, did sewing, and hunted (What type of resource?) human resources
My crew explored the eastern part of Canada for England. Who am I? John Cabot
I claimed the southwest of the U.S. for Spain. Who am I? Francisco Coronado
I claimed the Mississippi River Valley for France. Who am I? Robert LaSalle
I established a fur trading post and the French settlement of Quebec. Who am I? Samuel deChamplain
Draw a freehand map. Label with all 8 physiographical regions. From East to West: Coastal Plains, Appalachian Mountains, Interior Lowlands, Great Plains, Basin and Range, Rocky Mountains, Coastal Range, and Canadian Shield (surrounding Hudson Bay)
Draw a freehand map. Label with all major bodies of water. Check your notebook. From East to West: Atlantic Ocean, St. Lawrence, Ohio, Mississippi, Missouri, Rio Grande, Colorado, Columbia, Pacific Ocean, and Gulf of Mexico (on the coast of Florida to Texas)
Draw a freehand map. Label with all 5 American Indian regions. Add each group's representative tribe name. From east to West: Eastern Woodlands (Iroquois), Plains (Lakota), NW: Pacific Northwest (Kwakiutl), SW: Southwest (Peublo), N: Arctic (Inuit)
Draw a freehand map. Label with all 4 explorers in the area they explored. Add the country they represented. Eastern Canada: John Cabot - England Quebec: Samuel deChamplain - France Mississippi River Valley: Robert LaSalle - France Southwest: Francisco Colonado - Spain
Who made voyages of discovery to West Africa? Portugees merchants
What resource did the Portuguese trade for in West Africa? gold
Mali, Ghana, and Songhai controlled what in West Africa? trade
Gold, spread of religion, and competition. Motivation for Exploration
Farm tools, trade and crops were all ways in which Europeans and Indians did what? Cooperation
Which European group was known for enslaving the Indians and brought Christianity to the NewWorld? Spanish
Which Europeans set up trading posts? French
Which river connects the Great Lakes to the Atlantic Ocean? St. Lawrence
What site was found on the Nottoway River in SE Virginia that is known for its evidence that early humans lived there. It is one of the oldest archaeological sites in North America. Cactus Hill
Who studies artifacts and human behavior and cultures from the past? archeologist
Which continent is considered a continent even though it is not entirely surrounded by water? Europe
Which region has rolling flatlands with many rivers, broad river valleys and grassy hills? Interior Lowlands
Which group believed that land was shared, not owned? American Indians
What European country explored this West Africa? Portugal
What order did the three empires exist in West Africa? Ghana, Mali, Songhai
Created by: Mrs. Estes