What is Geography? Give three facts about Montrose Colorado What tool do Geographers use to describe the exact location of a place? You will be turning your bellringers in today What is the name of the parallel lines running north and south of the equator What is a scale (in Geography)? What does a political map show? Besides political units (states, countries, etc.) and physical features, what else might a map show? What is a thematic map? Are you an immigrant or the descendent of immigrants? No Bellringer today Get ready to turn in your bellringers Do you believe that people are naturally good or evil? Define the word “anarchy” What did we study this unit? No Bellringer today Are you ready for the test? The statement “Mexico is South of the United States” would be an example of what? If you are studying an area’s history, what theme of Geography are you working with the most? What European country conquered most of Latin America? What is an Empire? Identify the highlighted country Identify the highlighted country What is Communism? What is culture? If you were comparing how similar or different weather patterns in different areas are, what theme of geography would you be working with the most? What is a desert? If you were talking about how people are changing the land, what theme of geography would you be working with the most? What is a natural resource? What problems do you think would occur if a country had a small number of extremely wealthy people and a large number of extremely poor people? What is an income gap? No Bellringer Are you ready for the test? What is a religion? Name three countries in Europe How has Europe affected the rest of the world? Should your main loyalty be to your nation? Why or why not? Identify the highlighted country How was Germany divided during the Cold War? If you were talking about the languages spoken in different parts of Europe, what two themes of Geography would you be working with the most? What part of Europe do you think has the greatest potential for ethnic conflicts? If you were looking at the trading and economic relationships between different countries, what type of region would you be dealing with? What were Europe’s goals after World War II? What basic rights should every human being be entitled to? If you are examining the art and architecture of an area, what theme of geography are you using the most? What is GDP?