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Cards in this guide (27)
What is an area drained by a river called

An area drained by a river or river system is called a drainage basin.

Is Central America the same as South America

No. South America is a continent. Central America is a region between North and South America.

What is multiple causation

Multiple causation is the mutual effect by many different forces to cause a particular human action.

What group currently makes up the largest portion of immigrants in Canada

A. Asians

A stream or river that feeds into another river

A tributary.

What are the cultural differences between areas that were covered by ice during the last ice age and areas that were not covered

Covered regions tended to industrialize earlier.

When did the eskimos come to North America

During the last ice age.

How did the last ice age affect north America

A.

Canada was covered with ice thousands of feet thick.

B.

Much of the northern United States was ice covered.

In North America where is population density the highest

B. Near the coasts and Great Lakes
New York City, Manhattan

What made the world smaller and helped cultures to mix

Some things that have helped make the world more connected are:

The internet

The printing press

Railroads

Ships

Planes

How does an increase in trade affect the cultures involved
  1. More peaceful relationship
  2. Exchange of ideas
  3. Exchange of people
  4. Import/export of respective cultures
How are Seattle and Bangkok different

* Bangkok is building skyscrapers much faster than Seattle. * Seattle residents have, on average, higher education levels. * Bangkok is much larger than Seattle.

What aspect of the Amazon rain forest has the potential to help the ecosystems of the entire world

its containment and capture of carbon dioxide.

The Amazon rain forest is home to huge numbers and wide varieties of plants How does this benefit us
  • Its plant biodiversity provides potential medicines.
  • It improves the health of the entire planet.
  • It stores a lot of carbon dioxide
Seattle and Bangkok share cultures because of

Seattle and Bangkok are linked because of trade.

Most South American countries got their independence between

1800 and 1821.

Why are many North Americans concerned about the free trade agreement of the Americans

The agreement would hurt U.S. worker.

What has been one cultural effect of Brazil having a large indigneous population since the beginning

The portuguese spoken there is slighty different in Portugal

When did the United states acquire California from Mexico

c, 1848

Which of the following describes why the Amazon River is less of a highway than the Mississippi

There is more export traffic on the Mississippi.

The Amazon is less populated.

Amazon cities are hard to get to.

How many countries are the North and South American continents divided up into

13

How are festivals in Mexico similar to the ones in the United States

they aren't

Which country was controlled by France

Algeria was controlled by France.

Which of the following statements about immigration to Mexico are true

Most Spanish immigration occurred in the 1930s during the Spanish civil war

Many u.s. citizens have emigrated to Mexico over the years

When thd oceans became highways what changed

the world got smaller and cultures mixed (apex)

What of the following is a example of colonial legacy

Most South Americans are Roman Catholic. -Apex

What is the major agricultural producer in the United states

7

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