First Nine-Weeks Review Directions: In your “Warm-up” section of your Journal, write the answer(s) in complete sentences.
GeographyDirections: In your “Warm-up” section of your Journal, write the answer in a complete sentence. • The Prime Meridian is 00_____________ (latitude or longitude) • Where is the equator located? • What is the name of the imaginary line that divides the Earth into the Northern and Southern hemisphere?
Geography • Draw and label a Compass Rose. • What is the difference between a Physical map and a Political map?
Culture • Name as many of the “beliefs, customs, traditions, or ways of life” that you can remember. (LEGSREACTSRSM) • What is the difference between Cultural Borrowing and Cultural Diffusion? • Give one example of Cultural Borrowing. • How could Cultural Diffusion occur?
Government • Name two rights that citizens in the United States have. • What would be a responsibility for the right to vote? • Which type of government is it where the people have the power? • What type of government would you like to live in and why?
Government • Name one requirement of the citizens living in the United States. • What type of government is it called where a single ruler or small clique wields absolute power? • Name two differences between a citizen in a Democratic country and a citizen in a country ruled by a dictator.
Government • What civilization was the first to use a democratic form of government? • Describe (don’t name) the type of government the United States is.
Economics • What are three main pieces of data that would help to indicate a High Standard of Living? • What happens to Life Expectancy when the Gross Domestic Product goes up? • Name a country that has a low Life Expectancy.
Communication • Name three ways technology could aid in getting a message to the people. • How could technology effect a government? • How does technology “shrink the world”?