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Geography
North
America
Mexico
Central and
South
America
Culture
Miscellaneous
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200 200 200 200 200 200
300 300 300 300 300 300
400 400 400 400 400 400
500 500 500 500 500 500
600 600 600 600 600 600
Geography
100
Term used to describe
the connected 48 States
of the United States
Geography
100
What is contiguous?
Geography
200
The cultural region from the Rio
Grande to the bottom of South America
…things these countries have in
common
Geography
200
What is Latin America?
What are shared language (Spanish),
religion (Roman Catholic), holidays, food?
Geography
300
Reason why houses are
built like the top picture
…the bottom picture shows
…the theme of Geography
these represent
Geography
300
What is built to withstand
hurricanes and high water on the
Texas Gulf Coast (Galveston)?
What is Human-Environment
Interactions?
Geography
400
The major landform found in
Central America…the shortcut
built to connect the Atlantic &
Pacific Oceans
Geography
400
What is an isthmus?
What is the Panama Canal?
Geography
500
Landform covering ½ of Brazil
…word meaning cutting it
down too quickly
Geography
500
What is the Amazon
Rainforest?
What is deforestation?
Geography
600
The 5 themes of geography
…reason geographers study maps
Geography
600
What are Location, Place, HumanEnvironment Interactions,
Movement, & Regions?
What is to study relationships between
people and places?
(physical & cultural features of the Earth)
North America
100
The three branches of
the US Government
North America
100
What are the Executive,
Legislative, and
Judicial?
North America
200
The date that the
Declaration of
Independence was signed
North America
200
What is July 4, 1776
North America
300
National languages of Canada…
City that speaks a different
language than others in Canada
North America
300
What are English & French?
What is Quebec City?
North America
400
NAFTA stands for…
Countries involved in NAFTA
North America
400
What is North American
Free Trade Agreement?
Who are Canada, USA, &
Mexico?
North America
500
Relative Location of these landforms:
-Rocky Mountains
-Appalachian Mountains
-Mt. McKinley
-Hudson Bay
North America
500
What is Western US (Colorado)?
What is Eastern US (Tennessee)?
What is NW US (Alaska)?
What is Eastern Canada?
North America
600
Conflict between the two
Super Powers after WWII
…other effects of this conflict
North America
600
What is the Cold War
(USA & Soviet Union)?
What are the Space Race &
the Cuban Missile Crisis?
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The 3 tribes that populated
Mexico, Central, & South America
before European explorers came
…word meaning first people,
natives
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Who are the Mayans,
Aztecs, and Incas?
What is indigenous?
Mexico
200
The people group in Mexico
that is a mix of Native
American and Spanish
European cultures
Mexico
200
What are Mestizos?
Mexico
300
In the 1500’s, the Aztecs in Mexico
were conquered by Spanish soldiers
led by
…The Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan
was renamed
Mexico
300
Who is Hernan Cortez?
What is Mexico City?
Mexico
400
Violence & government corruption
in Mexico, more job opportunities
in US, higher standard of living, &
good education available are all
examples of
Mexico
400
What are factors that
influence immigration from
Mexico to the U.S.?
Push Factors
Violence and government
corruption is driving many
Mexicans out of their towns
and villages.
Pull Factors
Job opportunities, a higher
standard of living, and a
quality education are
attracting Mexicans to the
United States.
Mexico
500
Texans have adopted various
ideas and skills from Mexico
ranging from vaqueros
(cowboys) to celebrations and
food. This is called
Mexico
500
What is cultural
diffusion?
Mexico
600
The climate of Mexico City
and the geographic features
that affect its climate
Mexico
600
What is cool climate?
What are surrounding
mountains and the Mexican
Plateau (high elevation)?
Central & South America
100
The language spoken in
Brazil that is different
from the rest of Latin
America & why
Central & South America
100
What is Portuguese brought
by explorers from Portugal?
Central & South America
200
The physical feature that runs
through the countries of Venezuela,
Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia,
Chile, & Argentina on the west coast
of South America
Central & South America
200
What are the
Andes
Mountains?
Central & South America
300
The information in the
chart shows cultural
influence from
Central & South America
300
What is the history of
colonization by a European
country (Spain)?
Central & South America
400
New York City & Rio de
Janeiro have this in common
Central & South America
400
What is they are
both port cities
(next to water) &
have lots of global
trading?
Central & South America
500
The type of government in
Cuba & the leader
…where people escaping
from Cuba try to go
Central & South America
500
What is Communist?
Who is Fidel & Raul Castro?
Where is Miami, Florida, USA?
Central & South America
600
The Columbian Exchange
& list 3 things exchanged
…the continent that benefited
most at the beginning
Central & South America
600
What is the exchange of animals, plants,
people, ideas, & diseases between
Europe and the Americas?
What is Europe?
Culture
100
Culture is referred to as a
blueprint for living because
Culture
100
What is culture includes all
aspects of how people
behave in society
(things you learn from those
around you including language,
religion, holidays, clothing,
food, sports)
Culture
200
The great diversity of climates &
geographic features where human
settlement occurs is explained by
…the Theme of Geography this
represents
Culture
200
What is people’s ability to
adapt to different physical
surroundings?
What is human-environment
interactions?
Culture
300
The type of environment
described by the chart
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Homeless living on the streets
High population rates
People and traffic
Pollution
Higher rates of crime
Many buildings closer together
Culture
300
What is urban living
(large cities)?
Culture
400
Devastating hurricanes in
the Caribbean affect
economy by
Culture
400
What is disrupting
tourism (a major
source of income)
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The correct location for these
physical features
-Amazon River
-Panama Canal
-Baja Peninsula
-Andes Mts.
Daily Double!!!
What is
-Amazon River
Brazil
-Panama Canal
Central America
-Baja Peninsula
Mexico
-Andes Mts.
South America
Culture
600
The reason we have 4
seasons on Earth
Culture
600
What is the tilt of the
Earth’s axis as it revolves
around the sun
Miscellaneous
100
Location where most of
Canada’s population density
is located…
49th parallel (49ºN latitude)
represents
Miscellaneous
100
What is within 100 miles of
the US/Canada border?
What is the US/Canada
border?
(longest undefended border)
Miscellaneous
200
2 current issues in
Columbia
Miscellaneous
200
What are drugs, violence,
& government
corruption?
Miscellaneous
300
Tall mountain ranges like the
Andes were formed as the result of
…the name of the super continent
before this took place
Miscellaneous
300
What is Plate Tectonics?
What is Pangaea?
Miscellaneous
400
Latitude and
longitude can be used
to determine
Miscellaneous
400
What is absolute
location?
Miscellaneous
500
The type of geographic feature
shown on this map
…name 3 places these are found
Miscellaneous
500
What are peninsulas?
What is Mexico (Baja & Yucatan),
Florida, Italy, India
Miscellaneous
600
Show the location & list the degrees
of all major latitude and longitude
lines on the Earth using your body
(Geography George)
Miscellaneous
600
What is
North Pole 90ºN
Arctic Circle 66ºN
Prime
Meridian 0º
International
Dateline 180º
Tropic of Cancer 23.5ºN
Equator 0º
Tropic of Capricorn 23.5ºS
Antarctic Circle 66ºS
South Pole 90º
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