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World Geography Unit 2 Crossword

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This is part of the highlands of South America Mato Grosso Plateau
In 11532, this person marched south into Peru and conquered the Inca Empire and murdered their Emperor Atahualpa FRANCISCO PIZARRO
Argentina's capital BUENO AIRES
River located in South America that drains the Amazon Basin AMAZON RIVER
Led by Toussaint-Loverture, in the 1970's Haiti had won its independence from France HAITIAN REVOLT
The oldest Spanish-language newspaper read by 50,000 people every day EL LISTIN DIARIO
In Southern Argentina, hills and lower flatlands form a plateau known as this. Patagonia
Where the Andes are widest there are high flat plains called ______. Altiplanos
An important waterway that cuts through the isthums of Panama. This canal is human made and was completed in 1914. Panama Canal
Parts of northern Mexico and the sothwestern region of South America have desert climates and vegtation Desert and Steppe Areas
In 1519, _______ landed in Mexico with 600 Conquistadors and allied with local enemies of the Aztecs. Hernando Cortez
This area lies between sea level and 2,500 feet and has average annual temperatures from 68 to 91 degrees Tierra Caliente
In this area, frosts are common in the winter months. Tierra Fria
Led by Miguel Hialgo, a perish priest, in 1810 Mexican Independence
The place where a tide meets a river current Esturay
Parallel mountain ranges are called _____. Cordilleras
A cowhead that rid the panamas herding livestock, the major agricultural product of Argentina Gaucho
This thing causes animal habitats to be destroyed Forest Fire
A continuous layer of leaves made of broad-leafed and needle leafed evergreen trees are so close together that their crowns form a dense ______. Canopy
Steep cliffs on the Eastern coast of Brazil Escarpment
A mountain range primarily in northern Santa Barbara County and extending into northwestern Ventura County in Southern California Sierra Madre Mts
The world's longest mountain range Andes Mts
One of the principal rivers in the southwest United States and northern Mexico Rio Grande River
A plateau in South America, covering a 1,000-kilometre strip of land on the Pacific coast, west of the Andes mountains Atacama Desert
A plateau in South America, covering a 1,000-kilometre strip of land on the Pacific coast, west of the Andes mountains Rio De Janeiro
An area that covers 8 million square miles of land from the United States-Mexico border to the southern tip of Argentina Latin America
A part of earth where earth's crust have collided for millions of years causing earthquakes and creating mountains Ring of Fire
A region of the North Atlantic Ocean in the Caribbean, that includes the island nations and surrounding waters of three major archipelagoes West Indes
The reason why geographers divide Latin America into three distinct areas Distinct Physical Features
A small Caribbean country with a population only slightly greater than that of New York City The Dominican Republic

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El Nino & La Nina Crossword

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an irregularly occurring and complex series of climatic changes affecting the equatorial Pacific region and beyond every few years, characterized by the appearance of unusually warm, nutrient-poor water off northern Peru and Ecuador, typically in late December. El Nino
a cooling of the water in the equatorial Pacific that occurs at irregular intervals and is associated with widespread changes in weather patterns complementary to those of El Niño, but less extensive and damaging in their effects. La Nina
is the water temperature close to the ocean's surface. The exact meaning of surface varies according to the measurement method used, but it is between 1 millimetre (0.04 in) and 20 metres (70 ft) below the sea surface. Sea Surface Tempature
a wind blowing steadily toward the equator from the northeast in the northern hemisphere or the southeast in the southern hemisphere, especially at sea. Two belts of trade winds encircle the earth, blowing from the tropical high-pressure belts to the low-pressure zone at the equator. Trade Winds
the action or process of precipitating a substance from a solution. rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. Precipitation
a prolonged period of abnormally low rainfall; a shortage of water resulting from this. Drought
the weather conditions prevailing in an area in general or over a long period. Climate
the state of the atmosphere at a place and time as regards heat, dryness, sunshine, wind, rain, etc. Weather
El Niño (La Niña) is a phenomenon in the equatorial Pacific Ocean characterized by a five consecutive 3-month running mean of sea surface temperature (SST) anomalies in the Niño 3.4 region that is above (below) the threshold of +0.5°C (-0.5°C). Equatorial pacific
the largest of the Earth's oceanic divisions. It extends from the Arctic Ocean in the north to the Southern Ocean in the south and is bounded by Asia and Australia in the west and the Americas in the east. Pacific ocean
cover or submerge (a place or area) with water Flooding
a mass of mud and other earthy material that is falling or has fallen down a hillside or other slope. Mudslides
process whereby the degree of hotness of a body (or medium) changes. Tempature Change
a continuous, directed movement of seawater generated by forces acting upon this mean flow, such as breaking waves, wind, the Coriolis effect, cabbeling, temperature and salinity differences, while tides are caused by the gravitational pull of the Sun and Moon.  Ocean Currents
a gradual increase in the overall temperature of the earth's atmosphere generally attributed to the greenhouse effect caused by increased levels of carbon dioxide, chlorofluorocarbons, and other pollutants.  Global Warming
describe both warm (El Niño) and cool (La Niña) ocean-atmosphere events in the tropical Pacific as well as the Southern Oscillation the atmospheric component of these phenomena. ENSO
a rising of seawater, magma, or other liquid. Upwelling
abnormal weather pattern that is caused by the warming of the Pacific Ocean near the equator, off the coast of South America. This occurs when the normal trade winds weaken (or even reverse), which lets the warm water that is usually found in the western Pacific flow instead towards the east. Causes of El Nino
large climate disturbances which are rooted in the tropical Pacific Ocean, and occur every 3 to 7 years. They have a strong impact on the continents around the tropical Pacific, and some climatic influence on half of the planet. Effects of El Nino
the process of a liquid changing into a gas. Evaporation
a half of the earth, usually as divided into northern and southern halves by the equator, or into western and eastern halves by an imaginary line passing through the poles. a half of the celestial sphere. Hemisphere
something that deviates from what is standard, normal, or expected Anomoly
a thing predicted; a forecast. Prediction

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America Revealed: Nation on the Move Word Search

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ADAPTIVE TRAFFIC SIGNAL
AIRPLANE
BOROUGH
CAPACITY
COMMUTING
CONSTRUCTION
DELAY
DRIVING
EFFICIENT
EXPANSION
FEDERAL AVIATION ADMIN
FISHBOWL
FREIGHT SYSTEM
GAS BEACONS
GRIDLOCK
HIGHWAY SYSTEM
LIGHT RAIL
NAVIGATION
PENN STATION
RADAR SIGNAL
RAIL HUB
RAILROAD
ROCKY MOUNTAINS
SCHOOL BUS
STREETCAR
SUBURB
TRAIN
TRANSPORTATION
VEHICLE
WALKING

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Physical Features of Canada Crossword

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The largest Great Lake. Lake Superior
This river connects the Great Lakes with the Atlantic Ocean. StLawrence River
The largest ocean of the 7 divisions. Pacific Ocean
The only Great Lake located entirely in the U.S. Lake Michigan
A large area of exposed igneous and high-grade metamorphic rocks that goes through Nunavut, Manitoba, Quebec, Ontario, and the Northwest Territories. Canadian Shield
The smallest Great Lake in surface area. Lake Ontario
The second largest ocean after the Pacific. Atlantic Ocean
The 4th largest Great Lake. Lake Erie
A 2,400 km long mountain range that goes through the U.S. and Canada. Appalachian Mountains
A large body of saltwater in Canada with a surface area of 1,230,000 square kilometers. Hudson Bay
The second largest Great Lake. Lake Huron

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HBCU Word Search

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Alabama State
Alcorn State
Bethune Cookman
Clark Atlanta University
Dillard
Fisk
Florida A M
Grambling
Hampton
Jackson State
Kentucky State
Langston
Morehouse
Morgan State
Norfolk State
North Carolina A T State
North Carolina Central
Paul Quinn
Prairie View A M
Spelman
Texas Southern

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Europe Geography Crossword

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The longest river within today's European Union Danube river
the action of sharing something out among a number of recipients. Distribution
a part of the Atlantic Ocean, and it separates the island of Britain from northern France and joins the North Sea to the Atlantic Ocean. English Channel
covers all of western and northern France, Belgium, The Netherlands, southern Scandinavia, northern Germany, and nearly all of Poland European plains
a mountainous region that's most associated with the countries of Spain and Portugal. Iberian peninsula
a sea connected to the Atlantic Ocean, surrounded by the Mediterranean Basin and almost completely enclosed by land Mediterranean sea
ocuses on the geography of the area and will often have shaded relief to show the mountains and valleys physical map
designed to show governmental boundaries of countries, states, and counties, the location of major cities political map
which form the boundary between Europe and Asia Pyrenees
a European river that begins in the Swiss canton of Graubünden in the southeastern Swiss Alps Rhine river
a peninsula in Northern Europe, which generally comprises the mainland of Sweden, the mainland of Norway, the northwestern area of Finland Scandinavian peninsula
the highest and most extensive mountain range system that lies entirely in Europe the alps

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5 Themes of Geography Key Terms Crossword

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Study of the human and nonhuman features of Earth. Geography
North, South, East, and West Cardinal Directions
Directoins Northeast, Northwest, Southeast, and Southwest. Intermediate
Distance north or south of the Equater. Latitude
Distance east or west of the Prime Meridian Longitude
Each half of the Earth; Northern, Southern, Eastern, Western hemispheres Hemisphere
A place's exact location on Earth. absolute location
Location of a place in relation to another place. Relative location
The mix of human and nonhuman features at a given location. Place
An area with atleast one unifying physical or human feature. Region
How people, goods, and ideas get from one place to another. Movement
Height above sea level. Elavation
Map that shows physical, or natural features, such as mountains, rivers, and oceans Physical map
Map that shows political units, such as countries or cities. Political map
Line of latitude at 0 degrees; imaginary line that divides the northern and southern hemispheres. Equater
Line of longitude at o degrees; imaginary line that divides the eastern and western hemispheres Prime Meridian

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The Civil War Crossword

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The bloodiest day of the war. Antietam
The bloodiest battle of the Civil War. Gettysburg
Northern group. This group was lead by Abraham Lincoln. Union
The southern group whose leader was Jefferson Davis. Confederacy
Largest southern jail that help Union soldiers. Andersonville
General of the Confederacy Robert E. Lee
Battle that started the war. Fort Sumter
President of the United States during The Civil War. Abraham Lincoln
Commander of the Union at the end of the war. Ulysses S. Grant
Confederate's strategy. They would export cotton to other countries hoping to become allies. "King Cotton"
Northern strategy. The north would destroy the supplies and land of The South Anaconda Plan
Northern soldier, W.T Sherman, spread his army around the south and destroyed land and supplies. March To Sea
Largest cause of the Civil War. Union believed the south should not enslave people, while the south thought otherwise. Slavery
Compromise set to make the north and south happy by making CA a free state, but other states would now be open to slavery. a very strict fugitive slave act was set. GA Platform was created because of this compromise. Compromise of 1850
Compromise set where Missouri became a slave state and Maine a free state. Slavery would now not be allowed above the 36,30 line of latitude. Missouri Compromise
Belief on whether state's rights are more important than federal rights. The south was for this while the north was not. Sectionalism
People opposed to slavery Abolitionists
Northern economic system during the Civil War Industrial
Southern economic system during The Civil War Agricultural
Middle-class farmers. They usually owned less than 100 acres of land. Yeoman Farmers
People who owned no land and got by the best they could. About 1 in 10 Poor Whites
The North put tariffs on imported goods, forcing the south to buy goods from the north. SC was the first state to nullify this. Tariff of 1828

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U.S. Road Trip Challenge Crossword

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100-Mile stretch of road near Area 51. Extraterrestrial highway
What is a highway that encircles a city like D.C.? Beltway
What is the highway linking mainland FL to Key West? Overseas Highway
What is a Highway linking multiple states? Interstate
What is a frequent question asked by passengers on long road trips? Are we there yet
This Highway traces the oceanfront of C.A. Pacific coast highway
This is where you fuel up. Gas Station
Interstates with these numbers run N-S. Odd
Interstates with these numbers run E-W. Even
Sometimes you have to pay this on roads. Toll
Who created the interstate highway system? Eisenhower
Which lane is used for faster moving vehicles? Passing lane
It's nicknamed 'The Mother Road'. Route 66
You get on this when exiting the Highway. Off ramp
What road follows the Mississippi River from LA to WI? Great river road
What is the byway linking Santa Fe and Albuquerque? Turquoise trail
It's my way or the _______. Highway
You will get a ticket for going faster than this road sign. Speed limit sign
Which interstate highway is located entirely within AZ? Interstate 17
Interstate 15 passes through how many states? Six

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civil war Crossword

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And end to slavery Abolition
Economy with businesses and factories Industrialized
Aganist slavery Antislavery
Economy based on farming Agricultural
Large farms grow major crops Plantations
Weapons are stored/made Armory
Withdraw or pullout from Secede
Another name for confederate states of america Confederacy
Played a major role in the battle of Bull run Thomas Jackson
Capital of the conferacy Richmond
Where did the civil war end Appomattox court house
Sea battles took place in Norfolk and Hampton Hampton Roads
Virginias main crop before the late 1700s Tobacco
What month in 1860 did South Carolina secedes from the union December
What month in 1864 did President Lincoln get elected to a second term November
Who supported a secret route known as the Underground Railroad Harriet Tubman
Who led a raid on United States armory at Harpers Ferry Virginia John Brown
Relied more on slave labor Southern part
Created out of the western territory to be free states Northern states
Economy in the United States was industrialized Northern part
What counties favored slavery Eastern
What counties did not favor slavery Western
He led a revolt against plantation owners Nat Turner

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