Study Guide: 6th Grade Social Studies Final Exam Flashcards


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Final Exam
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is the investment in the workers in a business

human capital

2

a tarrif is a special _____ on imported goods

tax

3

a country with a _____ literacy rate is most likely to have a high standard of living

high

4

fidel castro took over as dictator of ____ in 1959

cuba

5

if a country depends on oil for their primary export they may run _____ on cash when the price of oil drops

low

6

the two languages of latin america are ___________ and _________

Portuguese & Spanish

7

in a ____________, power is divided between central and regional governments

federation

8

in a _________, power is in the hands of a single person

autocracy

9

in mexico, the government is a _________ ____________

presidential democracy

10

in a ________ economy the government controls all financial decisions

command

11

cuba is one of the ______ free economy

least

12

a ______ is a limit on foreign goods

quota

13

___________, ______________, or _____________ is an example of physical capital

factories, machines, or technology

14

If a country has ________ ________, they can save money because they don't have to buy them from other countries

natural resources

15

______________ creates a free-trade zone between the U.S., Canada, and Mexico

NAFTA

16

____________________are people who start their own businesses.

Entrepreneurs

17

________is the money people use in a country.

Currency

18

In Mexico, most people live on the _________ ________

Central Plateau

19

A president is most like a _________ _________

Prime Minister

20

Cortes is famous for conquering the ____________

Aztecs.

21

_________________ was the leader of the Aztecs.

Montezuma

22

_________is the modern country that was previously part of the Incan Empire.

Peru

23

The capital of the Aztec Empire was _____________.

Tenochitlan

24

The language of the Aztecs was ______________

Nahuatl

25

In the Columbian Exchange, the _______ greatly helped Native Americans.

horses

26

The Columbia Exchange was _______________

An exchange of goods from the New World to the Old World, and the Old World to the New World.

27

One effect of _______ today is that many people of Latin American have African ancestry.

slavery

28

_____________ was known for helping Haiti gain its independence

Toussaint Loverture

29

______________ was know as a liberator

Simon Bolivar

30

______________ was known as the father of independence in Mexico.

Miguel Hidalgo

31

Most Canadians live in the __________ part of their country because the north is very cold.

Southern

32

Canada and the ____ __ are close trading partners because they share a border.

United States

33

Most valuable mineral in Canada are found in the _______ ________

Canadian Shield

34

Canada's government is a _________ ________

Parliamentary Democracy

35

Canada has a __________ system because poet is divided between central and regional authorities.

Federal

36

Canada's official languages are ________ and _________

French and English

37

The goal of Quebec's __________ __________ was for Quebec to be an independent country.

Independence Movement

38

By making French their official language, the people of __________ are protecting their language and culture

Quebec

39

The British originally made Australia a _______ _________.

Penal Colony

40

Australia's currency is the _________ _________.

Australian Dollar

41

_______________ are important to the economy of Australia because the provide new jobs.

Entrepreneurs.

42

The _________ _______ in Australia is the also the leader of the political party with the most seats in the Parliament.

Prime Minister

43

The Parliament is the ________ branch of government.

Legislative

44

The government in Australia is a ______________ system.

Federal

45

The __________ __________ is off the northeast coast of Australia.

Coral Sea

46

The ___________ the native peoples of Australia, died when diseases spread.

Aborigines

47

In Australia, laws protect the _________ and ________ of people who want to start their own businesses.

rights and property

48

Most cities are on the ______________ coasts because of the climate.

South Eastern

49

Natural resources are important of Australia's economy because they trade them for ________ they want or need.

goods

50

___________ __________ include tariffs, embargoes, and quotes.

Trade barriers