60 multiple choice questions, answer key and study guide
The midterm covers the following topics
1. What do latitude and longitude measure?
2. What does the term geography mean?
3. What is the purpose of a scale on map?
4. What is the difference between an anthropologist and a historian?
5. What are Louisiana’s major waterways?
6. What is the purpose of a map key or legend?
7. What does a physical map show?
8. What does a political map show?
9. What does a topographical map show?
10. What are Louisiana’s natural boundaries?
11. What is demography?
12. What is the difference between climate and weather?
13. What type of climate is found in Louisiana?
Louisiana and United States History
14. Who are the founders of Louisiana?
15. Who is the founder of New Orleans?
16. Who claimed the land of Louisiana for France?
17. Why did the Acadians settle in Louisiana?
18. Describe the Rebellion of 1768.
19. What were the causes and effects of the French and Indian War?
20. What was the main impact of Triangular Trade?
21. Describe Mercantilism.
22. Who were the Sons of Liberty?
23. What was the pamphlet Common Sense about and who was the author?
24. Describe the Mayflower Compact.
25. What was the purpose of the Declaration of Independence?
26. Describe each of the five parts of the Declaration.
27. Who was the main author of the Declaration of Independence?
28. Describe the Boston Tea Party.
29. What changes were made after the Boston Tea Party?
30. What was the purpose of the Proclamation Line of 1763?
31. Describe the Battle of Lexington and Concord.
32. Describe the Battle of Saratoga.
33. Describe the winter of 1778 at Valley Forge.
34. What treaty ended the American Revolution?
35. What decisions were made at the 2nd Continental Congress?
36. Compare and contrast a patriot and loyalist.
37. Describe the construction and purpose of the Great Wall of China.
38. List five main beliefs of Confucianism.
39. List five main beliefs of Hinduism.
40. List five main beliefs of Buddhism.
41. Describe Hunter and Gatherer societies.
42. Construct a Venn diagram for the Old Stone Age and New Stone Age. Include five terms for each category.
43. What were the writing systems of the Four Cradles of Civilizations?
44. Describe the Silk Road.
45. What is the major accomplishment of the Phoenicians?