Veteran's Day
Amazon Rainforest
Phys Geo of Africa
Vocabulary
Thanksgiving
100

Which date in Nov is Veterans Day always celebrated?

November 11

100

This continent is the location of the Amazon Rainforest.

South America

100

This is the only mountain range in Africa, and it borders the Sahara Desert.

Atlas Mountains

100

This is a dense stand of trees that receives a lot of rainfall every year.

rainforest

100

Nearly 90% of Americans eat this item on Thanksgiving.

turkey
200

This is the purpose of Veterans Day.

To pay tribute to all veterans - but especially gives thanks to living veterans who served during war or peacetime.

200

This animal is a big problem in the Amazon Rainforest because it needs a lot of land to graze and roam.

Cow

200

This river is the longest in Africa, and it flows south to north.

Nile River

200

This is a flat lowland area along the coast.

coastal plain

200

This president asked all Americans to ask God to “heal the wounds of the nation.” He then established the first Thanksgiving.

Lincoln

300

Veteran’s Day was originally known as what?

Armistice Day

300

This technique is popular in the Amazon for two reasons, one being the need to enrich the soil, and two, its speed.

Slash and burn

300

This smaller desert is marked by sand dunes. It is located along the Atlantic Ocean and is in southern Africa.

Kalahari Desert

300

This is an area where sand, silt, clay, or gravel is dropped at the mouth of a river.

delta

300

In Nov of this year, the Pilgrims organized a feast and invited a group of Native American allies.

1621

400

In Flanders Field, the author writes about which flower that has become a symbol for Veteran's Day.

Poppy

400

These particles in the soil of the Rainforest do not stay in the soil for very long once the land has been cleared.

Nutrients

400

This feature starts in central Africa and winds its way east to the Mozambique Channel.

Zambezi River

400

This is an artificial waterway constructed to allow the passage of boats or ships or to convey water for irrigation.

canal

400

This tribe of Native Americans shared the First Thanksgiving Feast with Plymouth colonists.

Wampanoag

500

A wreath is laid at this special tomb in Arlington National Cemetery on Veterans Day.

Tomb of the Unknown

500

This concept means all the different kinds of living organisms in a given area like plants, animals, fungi, etc

Biodiversity

500

This lake is located northwest of Lake Nyasa and southwest of Lake Victoria.

Lake Tanganyika

500

This is a landform sunken below the surrounding area and is shaped like a bowl.

basin

500

An employee from this company invented green bean casserole.

Campbell Soup

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