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Unit 1 SS Vocab quiz

Cardinal Directions The main directions on a map. N,E,S,W
Intermediate Directions The directions halfway between the main directions. NE,SE, SW, NW
Relative Location The location of one place based on its relationship to another place
Map Scale Part of the map that shows the distance that the map covers (1 inch=100 miles)
Physical Characteristics Nature made landforms that can be found on Earth (mountains, plains)
Human Characteristics Things in our environment that people have put there (cities,roads)
Modify the Environment Changing the environment to suit the needs of the people
Positive Consequences Good things that occur as a direct result of something that has happened.
Negative Consequences Bad things that occur as a direct result of something that has happened
Primary Source Information about an event from someone who was there when the event occurred.
Secondary Source Information about an event from someone who was NOT there when the event occurred.
Prehistoric Indians Indians that lived in the time BEFORE there was written history
Historic Indians Indians that lived during the time of written history
Time Line Shows a series of related events in the order in which they occurred
Map Key/Legend Table that explains the different symbols used on a map
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