Geography Terms
Natural Regions
New Jersey Facts
Native Americans
Vocabulary Ideas

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One of the seven largest land masses on earth
What is a continent

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The number of natural regions in New Jersey
What is four

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How New Jersey's Natural regions were shaped
What is by glaciers that scraped their way across the land causing erosion

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The first people to live in what is now New Jersey
What is Paleo - Indians

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Another name for vegetation
What is plant life

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Areas with features that set them apart from other areas
What is a region

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The New Jersey region that is farthest from the Atlantic Ocean
What is the Appalachian Ridge and Valley

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This is possible because of New Jersey's climate and rich soil
What are farms that grow large amounts of fresh produce (like Jersey corn and tomatoes)

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When the Woodland Indians lived in New Jersey
What is 3,000 years age or BEFORE the Lenape

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Strong storms with high winds
What are Nor'easters

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The region of the United States where New Jersey is located
What is the Northeast

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The largest natural region in New Jersey
What is the Atlantic Coastal Plain

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Why Archiac Indians moved from place to place (nomads)
What is because they were following animals

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When the Lenape first appeared in New Jersey
What is 1,100 years ago

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Ways of life
What are cultures

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The wearing away of rock and soil
What is erosion

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This physical feature lies in the Piedmont region (A big park area and a town near a river)
What is the Palisades

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This region is located between the Highlands and the Atlantic Coastal Plain
What is the Piedmont

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Two jobs traditionally done by Lenape women?
What is farming and cooking

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This change in environment caused early people to change their ways of life
What is the end of the ice age. Bigger animals died out, people started hunting smaller animals and farming so they moved less.

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Where the largest urban area in the state of New Jersey is located
What is the northeast corner (in the Piedmont)

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A large plain of sandy soil with a fertile mixture of clay, sand, and silt. Orchards, farms, beaches, and pines can be found here.
What are characteristics of the Atlantic Coastal Plain

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Renewable and non-renewable are differerent types (or classifications of) this...
What are natural resources

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Ways the Archaic Indians eventually learned to meet their needs and move around less
What is grew gardens, made canoes, and traded with other villages

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Ways the Lenape shaped their lives around the seasons
What is the hunted in winter and farmed in warmer weather