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1st Six Weeks Review
|What is planting a garden, building a shed and paving a road?
|Modifying and adapting to your environment
|Why do people vote and pay taxes?
|Responsibilities of United States citizen
|What are traditions, holidays, food, language, art, dress, government ?
|Parts of a culture
|What are examples of secondary sources?
|Movies and textbooks
|What is a market economy?
|It is an economy driven by the forces of supply and demand.
|What is a traditional society?
|A society in which communities use primitive tools and methods to harvest and hunt for food and rely on their environment for survival
|Why is the US government based on a system of checks and balances?
|To prevent any one branch of the government from having too much influence and power
|What does a geographer study?
|how "where" people live affects "how" they live
|What are the 5 Themes of Geography
|location, place, region, human environment interaction and movement
|Where is California?
|West coast of the United States
|What is an economist?
|Someone who studies how people choose to use resources, goods and services.
|What is the Quartering Act?
|Colonist were forced to feed and house the British soldiers
|Who helped the Pilgrims by teaching them to hunt and plant crops?
|Native American Indians
|What are the 3 branches of our government?
|Executive, Judicial and Legislative
|Which of the colonies built ships?
|New England Colonies
|Who was the commander of the American Army during the Revolutionary War?
|What do the Bill of Rights provide for American citizens?
|certain protections under the law and rights
|What are the reasons the colonist come to America?
|freedom of religion and persecution, land, and ways to make a living
|Who said "No taxation without Representation"?
|What did the Declaration of Independence do for the colonist?
|Told the British they no longer wanted to be a British colony.
|Why do we trade with oil rich countries?
|Because we use more oil than we produce in America.
|Do all cultures have their own language?
|Are your rights more important than someone else rights?
|No, you must respect the rights of others.
|Who limits the US government?
|What is tyranny?
|Total control by the government
|What is an entrepreneur?
|Takes a chance on a new company or product.
|What is a secondary industry?
|Uses resources to make new products
|Is eye color part of a culture?
|Eye color is genetic not cultural
|What is a sixth graders most important civic duty?
|Getting an education
|Who wrote the majority of the Declaration of Independence?