Unit Test study guide three Worlds Meet: The Americas, Western Europe, and Western Africa



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Social Studies Unit 2 Unit Test STUDY GUIDE

Three Worlds Meet: The Americas, Western Europe, and Western Africa (Beginnings to 1620)
1. This the name given to the trading route used for European merchants. It was called this because of its shape. TRIANGUALR TRADE ROUTE

2. The two most important crops that the Europeans got from the Native American Indians were CORN and POTATOES.

3. The two major African kingdoms that were part of the Triangular Trade route were MALI AND GHANA
4. The second leg of the Triangular Trade Route was nicknamed MIDDLE PASSAGE

5. What are three positive impacts of Europeans coming to America?



1. NATIVE AMERICAN INDIANS WERE INTRODUED TO NEW LIVESTOCK, PLANTS, AND TECHNOLOGY.

2. EUROPEAN TECHNOLOGY, SUCH AS THE PLOW, AXE HEADS, KNIVES, AND MUSKETS, ALLOWED FOR IMPROVED TRADING OPPORTUNITIES.

3. EUROPEANS BROUGHT THE HORSE.
6. How did the horse have a positive impact Native Americans?

IT IMPACTED THE GREAT PLAINS INDIANS THE MOST BECAUSE IT ALLOWED THEM TO NO LONGER HAVE TO HUNT ON FOOT.

7. What was second only to water as the Plains Indians most important resource? BUFFALO


8. The Plains Indians did not always hunt. They also farmed these crops: BEANS, CORN, SQUASH, AND SUNFLOWERS.
9. The Iroquois League consisted of the Seneca, Cayuga, Onondagas, Oneidas, and Mohawks. It was known as THE FIVE NATIONS.

10. Where did the Makah and Kwakiutls make their home? THE ARCTIC

11. One of the greatest trading centers located on the Columbia River was called THE DALLES.
12. How were the Makah and Kwakiutls the same? THE BOTH LIVED ON THE GREAT PLAINS

13. The two tribes that were known as Pueblo People were the ZUNIS AND HOPIS

14. The Algonquians lived in shelters called WIGWAMS.
Compare and contrast why certain Native American tribes chose their type of shelters. Why did they choose these types of houses?

Example: the Inuit chose the igloo, the Great Plains Nomads chose the tepee, and the Iroquois chose the longhouse.



ANSWERS WILL VARY. EXAMPLE ANSWER: ALL TRIBES USED THE NATURAL RESOURCES AVAILIABLE TO THEM IN THE REGION THEY LIVED IN. FOR EXAMPLE, THE INUIT CHOSE THE IGLOO TO LIVE IN BECAUSE THEY LIVED IN THE ARCTIC AND THE GREAT PLAINS NOMADS CHOSE THE TEPEE BECAUSE THEY MOVED AROUND A LOT.
Looking Back:

You should be able to label landforms on a map of the United States.



Examples of landforms are mountain ranges, rivers, lakes, oceans, and plains.

You should also be able to identify parts of a map and your map skills.


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