Busy. Please wait.
Log in using Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

United States (4-5)

Chapters 4 and 5

What are the basic rights that belong to all citizens? civil rights
What is the practice of growing crops and raising livestock? agriculture
What is the manufacturing and making of products to sell? industry
What are the first ten amendments to the Constitution called? Bill of Rights
What word means joined together inside a common boundary? contiguous
What two states are not part of the contiguous U.S.? Hawaii and Alaska
In what type of democracy do people elect leaders to represent them? representative democracy
What branch of government is led by the president? executive
What branch of government makes laws? legislative
What branch of government determines if laws are constitutional? judicial
What is the highest court in the United States? Supreme Court
What organization created the largest free trade area in the world? NAFTA
What legislative body consists of the Senate and the House of Representatives? Congress
What organization provides resources to people affected by disasters? FEMA
Which part of the Great Plains has a semiarid climate? western
Which part of the Great Plains has humid continental and humid subtropical climate? eastern
What is the powerful current that flows through the Atlantic Ocean? Gulf Stream
What body of water borders the western U.S.? Pacific
What was the original name of New York City? New Amsterdam
What type of climate is found in the southeast U.S.? humid subtropical
The Allegheny and the Monongahela Rivers combine to form the ____________ River. Ohio
What climate does Oregon, California, and Washington have due to a rain shadow? marine west coast
What is the main reason small family farms are decreasing in western states? agribusiness
What is a major crop in Idaho? potatoes
Coal, oil, and natural gas are examples of _____________ fuels. fossil
What state has a large quantity of coal? Wyoming
What area is known as the "nation's breadbasket?" Midwest
What is the largest ethnic group in the U.S.? Caucasian
Where does the St. Lawrence get its water from? Great Lakes
Created by: MrsBirdwell



Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards