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WELCOME 6 th Grade Social Studies. ROUND ONE. MAPS. Environmental Issues. Economics. Government. History. Pictures. 100. 100. 100. 100. 100. 100. 200. 200. 200. 200. 200. 200. 300. 300. 300. 300. 300. 300. 400. 400. 400. 400. 400. 400. 500. 500. 500. 500. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Q: 200Identify the political features marked 4, 5, and 6.

Q: 400Identify 1,2, 3, and 4.

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BQ: 300 Which of these is MOST LIKELY to be classified as a reason for Canadians' concern about pollution of the Great Lakes?

A. The Great Lakes are a favorite Canadian tourist destination.B. The Great Lakes are a major source of Canada's drinking water.C. Canadians prefer the beaches along the Great Lakes to those along the coast.D. Diving on shipwrecks is a growing Great Lakes sport which attracts divers from around the world.4=Bolivia 5=Cuba 6=Haiti

Q: 500When it comes to the problem of acid rain, Country A is its own worst enemy. The country is one of the leading exporters of cars, steel, and chemical products. These industries have mostly coal-burning factories. As a member of the European Union, the country has promised to increase its use of cleaner, renewable energy, and to decrease the use of fossil fuels like coal and oil.Pollution related to mining in the mineral rich region of Country B has had an impact on the large metropolitan areas to the south. The government of this country has made new rules about mining. Some of the new rules reduce the amount of pollution allowed in waterways. The countrys government hopes to keep its fish alive and safe to eat without shutting down important mining industries.After reading the statements in each box, identify Country A and Country B.Q:500 ANSWER ALL FIVEName the physical feature. The two countries that make up the physical feature.The body of water on its southern and eastern coastline.The body of water on its western coastline.The mountain range on its northern border.

11Q: 100Which term best describes an economic system in which the peoplenot the governmentown land, factories, and businesses?A. communismB. marketC. commandD. traditionalQ: 200 Describe the mixed economies of United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia.Q: 300 A government imposed restriction on the quantity of a specific good that can be imported .

The above statement defines a term used as a barrier to trade. What is the term?Q: 400One way NAFTA has affected Mexico is that____A. It created many low paying jobs in Mexico. B. The jobs were relocated to the United States. C. It decreased imports to Canada. D. It eliminated trade barriers with the U.S. and Canada.

Q:100In a democratic country the BEST WAY for citizens to influence their government would be by______

A. investing in capital resourcesB. workingC. obeying lawsD. votingA:100In 1986, Chernobyl, Ukraine was abandoned. What caused the people to abandon the city?Acid rain caused by engine exhaust.the great smog from coal-burning.Unsafe radiation levels.The Cold WarQ:100 Which of the following event occurred as a result of European exploration of the Americas in the 1400s and the 1500s?A. increased trade with Asia.B. the invention of the astrolabe, which improved navigation.C. the destruction of the Aztec and Incan civilizationsD. the discovery that there was no short cut to Asia.Q: 100

The following image exemplifies the influence of two countries on the languages of Canada. Name the two countries.Q: 200Read the following passage and identify the type of government. You are part of a small group of wealthy landowning families that holds all of the political power in your nation. This small group makes all political decisions for your country. When making decisions, you generally do what is best for your family rather than what is best for all the people in your country.

Q: 200 After a tenyear struggle, Haiti was the first nation in Latin America to gain independence in 1804. Name the leader of the revolutionary movement in Haiti who led the fight for Haitis independence from France.Q: 200Which war made the government of Great Britain look to Australia as a colony for convicts?A. War of 1812B. Seven Years WarC. American RevolutionD. French and Indian War.Q: 300Mexico and Brazil have a form of democracy in which the head of government is constitutionally independent of the legislature. What form of democracy do the two countries have?

Q: 300Withdrawal from WWI, poverty, starvation, overthrow of the czar, civil war and communism are associated with the____________

United States wanting to rebuild European states with democratic governments and free-market economies as opposed to the Soviet Union wanting communist governments with centralized economic and political systems led to the__________________.

Complete the following statements with the correct event.Q: 400What government system or type do the statements in the box describe?

Power is formally divided between various divisions of the country.Each region retains some management of its internal affairs.The central government exerts influence directly upon both individuals as well as upon the regional units.39Q: 500Identify the government system/type of the countries shaded in blue.

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What would be the BEST TITLE for this cartoon?Q: 400 Many citizens and elected leaders of Qubec believe their province should take which action?

Q: 400The Queen's Speech is read by the Queen from the throne in the House of Lords at the opening of parliament. It is drawn up by the government, and contains an outline of the government's policies and proposed legislative program for the new parliamentary session.

The picture and statement above BEST illustrates what aspect of UKs government? Be specific.Q: 500To expand their knowledge of the world. To build and control larger empires. To expand the Christian religion.To find natural resources for their newly created factories.To find a sea route to the spices of AsiaWhat question would the above statements answer?Q: 500

Calypso a style of Afro-Caribbean music which originated in the Caribbean islands of Trinidad and Tobago as a result of the blending of African and European roots, was a long term effect of which historical event?

A: 400One way NAFTA has affected Mexico is that____A. It created many low paying jobs in Mexico. B. The jobs were relocated to the United States. C. It decreased imports to Canada. D. It eliminated trade barriers with the U.S. and Canada.A: 500The literacy rate for the region of Latin America is 90%. In the country of Haiti, the literacy rate is 51%. Which statement best reflects these factors of economic growth in Haiti? A. Haitis low investment in human capital lowers the GDP per capita.B. Haiti has greater opportunity for other capital investments than education. C. Haitis GDP per capita would decrease if there was more investment in human capital. D. Haitis high investment in human capital lowers the GDP per capita. A:100In a democratic country the BEST WAY for citizens to influence their government would be by______

A. investing in capital resourcesB. workingC. obeying lawsD. voting

A: 200OLIGARCHYA: 300Presidential DemocracyA: 400The Federal SystemA: 500THE UNITARY SYSTEM

A: 100 Which of the following events occurred as a result of European exploration of the Americas in the 1400s and the 1500s?A. increased trade with Asia.B. the invention of the astrolabe, which improved navigation.C. the destruction of the Aztec and Incan civilizationsD. the discovery that there was no short cut to Asia.A: 200Toussaint L'Ouverture

A: 300RUSSIAN REVOLUTIONTHE COLD WARA: 400Become an independent nation.A: 500What were the reasons for European Exploration and colonization?A: 100 FranceGreat BritainA: 200Which war made the government of Great Britain look to Australia as a colony for convicts?A. War of 1812B. Seven Years WarC. American RevolutionD. French and Indian War.A: 300Causes of WWIA: 400Constitutional Monarchy60A: 500The Triangular Slave Trade/Introduction of Slavery to the Americas/The Atlantic Slave Trade.

CreditGeorgia Department of Education. Teacher Notes. Retrieved from https://www.georgiastandards.org/Frameworks/Pages/BrowseFrameworks/socialstudies6-8.aspx