YOU and the US
ECONOMY Society Political Geography
• How does your family make a
living (Jobs)? Cleaning company,
nurse, c...
Native Americans CLOZE the GAPS
Compare & contrast Native Americans of North America. Use context clues and the words belo...
ECONOMY SOCIETY POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY
Determined by:
______________________
All Tribes:
______________________
Most Tribes:
...
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Economy, Society, Political, Geography FOLDABLE

  1. 1. YOU and the US ECONOMY Society Political Geography • How does your family make a living (Jobs)? Cleaning company, nurse, carpenter, attorney, electrician, police officers, • How does the US government earn money? Revenue: govt income ->taxes, bonds • How are goods bought/sold? Currency $ • How do you live & interact with others and your environment? EDUCATION: public, private schools, homeschooling, online/virtual, boarding Language: English, Spanish, ASL, Greek, Religions: Judaism, Christianity. Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism (non-believers – Atheists; Agnostics) Houses: townhouses, apts, ranchers, farms, 2 story single houses, vacation home, log cabins, trailers, mansions Communication: digital, written, verbal, gestures, braille • Who is in charge? We, the people , elect representatives (government) that act on our behalf • What type of government? Democratic republic Constitution – limits power • How do you, your family and friends interact with the environment? Region: Northeast; Location: NJ Ecosystem: Pinelands (pine, oak, maple, birch) How people interact: ATVs – disturbing ecosystem (threatened species like snakes), lakes – recreation (fish, tubing, swimming, jet skis, ice skate, ECONOMY SOCIETY POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY How do people & Government make a living? How are goods/resources produced, bought, sold, & traded? How do people meet their needs and wants? Technology How do people live & interact? Education, Housing, Social Status Values, Norms, Culture Traditions, Language, Communication Art, Religion, Technology Clothing, Food, Families Who is in charge? What type of government controls the people? What are the rights and responsibilities of the people? Power Pyramid How do people interact with the environment? (i.e., migration) Characteristics & spatial distribution of ecosystems Place, Regions Physical attributes of the land's surface in a place or region
  2. 2. Native Americans CLOZE the GAPS Compare & contrast Native Americans of North America. Use context clues and the words below to "close the gaps." elders geography (2xs) economy fished sedentary hunted council of elders farmed education pictograms nomadic religion traded communication wampum beads
  3. 3. ECONOMY SOCIETY POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY Determined by: ______________________ All Tribes: ______________________ Most Tribes: ______________________ Some tribes: _______________(i.e., fur) Some, if near water, ______________________ Lifestyle was determined by ________________________ _________________:stayed in one place Semi-sedentary: moved at times when needed (mostly for food) Non-sedentary/____________________: moved from place to place ______________________________________:chil dren learned from seeing & doing; watched _________________hunt, fish, & make pottery ____________________________: spirituality rooted in nature _________________________________: most was oral; some used ____________________& _____________________for records & stories ALL tribes had a ________________________ ________________________ &/or a chief to make decisions for the tribe SOCIETY & POLITICAL: Most tribes were matrilineal and traced their ancestry through the mother. The physical characteristics of the land determined the _____________________ & lifestyle of the tribes.

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