Geography Terms Natural Regions New Jersey Facts Native Americans Vocabulary Ideas

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

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What is four
The number of natural regions in New Jersey

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

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

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What is plant life
Another name for vegetation

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

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

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

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

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What are Nor'easters
Strong storms with high winds

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

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

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

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

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What are cultures
Ways of life

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What is erosion
The wearing away of rock and soil

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Unit 1 Test New Jersey (4th Grade Social Studies)

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