Geography and History
Which of the following statements about the six essential elements of geography is NOT TRUE?
Physical systems—such as volcanoes and hurricanes—act together to shape the earth's surface.
The geographic element of the world in spatial terms helps answer the question, "Where is it?"
Movement brings the world's people closer together, and has brought ideas to new locations and changed many cultures
The element of environment and society answers the question, "What is the place like?"
Which of the following statements illustrates how landforms can affect human history?
River valleys were often sites for villages and cities because the water provided people living there with a means for trade, travel, drinking water, and irrigation.
The discovery of gold in California caused western migration in the 1800s.
Mountains separated the ancient Greek city-states, which prevented them from political unity.
Russians, accustomed to cold climates, were able to use the cold to their advantage when fighting invaders.
Legends have helped the study of history by _____.
leading scientists to search out the truth of some of the legends
explaining exactly what happened in the past
explaining how mountains and valleys were created
telling about the beginnings of China
Archaeologists are scientists who _____.
study the origin and development of humans
study the remains of past human life
study the interaction of people with their environment
collect legends about godlike men and women
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