Unit 1-4 Reviewer

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Unit 1-4 Reviewer

Use your notebook to complete the following reviewer which will account as an assignment grade (30% overall). Fill in the blank questions are based off correct spelling and capitalization so be sure to use nots. Multiple choice answers are just click and answer. Raise your hand and let Mr. Richardson see your score when you are finished.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What river forms a border between the United States and parts of Mexico?
    • A. 

      Rio Grande

    • B. 

      Ohio River

    • C. 

      Mississippi River

    • D. 

      Columbia River

  • 2. 
    What geographic region is located along the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico?
  • 3. 
    What geographic region is located west of the Rocky Mountains and east of the Coastal Range?
  • 4. 
    What geographic region may be described as "rugged mountains along the Pacific Coast that contain fertile valleys"?
  • 5. 
    What river was the gateway to the west?
  • 6. 
    On a map of North America, which river of the six rivers studied would be the farthest east?
  • 7. 
    What river was explored by Lewis and Clark?
  • 8. 
    What geographic region contains the oldest mountain range in North America?
  • 9. 
    What geographic region consists of flat lands that gradually increase in elevation westward?
  • 10. 
    Where is the Continental Divide located? What region?
  • 11. 
    What group of American Indians inhabited present-day Alask and northern Canada?
  • 12. 
    What group of American Indians inhabited present-day northeast United States?
  • 13. 
    What group of American Indians inhabited the Pacific-Northwest coast?
  • 14. 
    What group of American Indians inhabited the Great Plains?
  • 15. 
    What group of American Indians used adobe bricks to build their shelter?
  • 16. 
    What group of American Indians lived in plankhouses?
  • 17. 
    What group of American Indians lived in longhouses?
  • 18. 
    What group of American Indians lived in tepees?
  • 19. 
    What group of American Indians lived in igloos?
  • 20. 
    What affected the way American Indians met their basic needs?
    • A. 

      Transportation and military

    • B. 

      Artifacts and objects

    • C. 

      Maps and globes

    • D. 

      Geography and climate

  • 21. 
    The American Indians were similar in that they all
    • A. 

      Lived along rivers

    • B. 

      Used their environment to obtain food, clothing, and shelter

    • C. 

      Spoke the same language

    • D. 

      Lived in the same type of dwellings

  • 22. 
    What was the northeast part of North America called where the Iroquois lived?
    • A. 

      Great Plains

    • B. 

      Arctic

    • C. 

      Eastern Woodlands

    • D. 

      Southwest

  • 23. 
    American Indians used animal skins and plants such as cotton or tree bark to make
    • A. 

      Shelter

    • B. 

      Clothing

    • C. 

      Beads

    • D. 

      Pottery

  • 24. 
    Which of the following was not a main reason for European exploration?
    • A. 

      Economic: gold, natural resources, and trade

    • B. 

      Religious: god, spreading the word of Christianity

    • C. 

      Political: glory, competition for empire and belief in superiority of culture

    • D. 

      Cultural: the need to learn new languages

  • 25. 
    'Disease and starvation' was one of the four main obstacles early European explorers faced. Which of the other obstacles caused disease and starvation?
    • A. 

      Fear of the Unknown

    • B. 

      Lack of adequate supplies

    • C. 

      Different languages

    • D. 

      Economic

  • 26. 
    'Lack of adequate supplies' was one of the four main obstacles early European explorers faced. Which of the other obstacles caused a 'lack of adequate supplies'?
    • A. 

      Fear of the unknown

    • B. 

      Poor maps and navigational tools

    • C. 

      Disease and starvation

    • D. 

      Economic

  • 27. 
    The obstacle, 'fear of the unknown', is represented by all of the following except
    • A. 

      Sea monsters

    • B. 

      Falling off the edge of the world (the world is flat)

    • C. 

      Finding new natural resources

  • 28. 
    What was Columbus in search of we he landed in North America in 1492?
    • A. 

      A quicker sea route to Asia

    • B. 

      Gold

    • C. 

      His lost brother

    • D. 

      American Indians

  • 29. 
    Which of these European countries was not in competition in exploring North America
    • A. 

      Spain

    • B. 

      Portugal

    • C. 

      England

    • D. 

      France

  • 30. 
    What European country while searching for a quicker sea route to Asia around Africa encountered the three powerful kingdoms of West Africa?
    • A. 

      England

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Russia

    • D. 

      Portugal

  • 31. 
    Which of these is not one of the three powerful West Africa kingdoms encountered by Portugal?
    • A. 

      Songhai

    • B. 

      Congo

    • C. 

      Ghana

    • D. 

      Mali

  • 32. 
    What goods did the West African kingdoms have to trade to Portugal and other European countries?
    • A. 

      Salt, gold, and slaves

    • B. 

      Guns, butter, and beer

    • C. 

      Bows and arrows

    • D. 

      Sugar, tobacco, and cotton

  • 33. 
    John Cabot was the first explorer for what country to reach North America?
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      Spain

    • C. 

      England

    • D. 

      Canada

  • 34. 
    Where did John Cabot explore in North America?
    • A. 

      Eastern coast of Canada; New Foundland

    • B. 

      Eastern part of Canada; Quebec

    • C. 

      Mississippi River Valley

    • D. 

      Rocky Mountains

  • 35. 
    Robert la Salle explored this area for France?
    • A. 

      Quebec

    • B. 

      Present-day southwestern United States

    • C. 

      Mississippi River Valley

    • D. 

      Alaska

  • 36. 
    Which European nation was known to maintain friendly relations with American Indians and trade fur extensively with them?
    • A. 

      England

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Spain

    • D. 

      Portugal

  • 37. 
    _____ ______ became a source of conflict between American Indians and the English because England look to claim and own it outright.
    • A. 

      Different languages

    • B. 

      Land ownership

    • C. 

      Beaver furs

    • D. 

      Boat sails

  • 38. 
    As European explorers came to the New World, a large number of American Indians died due to ______ Europeans brought with them.
    • A. 

      Animals

    • B. 

      Vegetables

    • C. 

      Diseases

    • D. 

      Knives

  • 39. 
    Why would the exploration and trade with West Africa become a part of US history?
    • A. 

      Source of slaves

    • B. 

      Source of salt

    • C. 

      Source of guns

    • D. 

      Source of meat