UtahStudies District This is the test for the district study well so u do well

UtahStudies District This is the test for the district study well so u do well

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What does landform mean? A natural formation of rock and dirt.
3 tectonic plate movements? Convergent, divergent, and transform fault.
When does convergent occur? When plates push together.
When does divergent occur? When plates push away from each other.
When does transform fault occur? Occurs when plates rub on each other.
What are 2 external forces? Weathering and erosion.
What is weathering? When rock surfaces decompose and begin to break up.
What is erosion? Actual movement of broken particles away from their source.
What does mountain mean? Big base small peak.
What does plateau mean? High wide flat area of land.
What does basin mean? Wide bowl shaped area of land.
What is the rocky mountain known for? Most important source of water.
Great basin region? Utah lake and great salt lake and its dry.
Colorado plateau? Made of soft sedimentary rock, most famous scenery and all five national parks, hot, dry.
What does climate mean? Average weather condition for a long period of time.
What does weather mean? Current atmosphere conditions for a short period of time.
Factors that affect the climate in utah? Latitude, altitude, distance from ocean, and rainshadow effect.
What are the landform regions? Great Basin, Rocky Mountains, and Colorado Plateau.
What is the great basin's weather? Mild summers, cool winters, and lots of precipitation.
What is the colorado plateau's weather? Varies from the north and south. In north it is hot and dry. In the south, winter and summer is wetterst time and fall and spring are the driest times.
What does wilderness mean? Uncoltivated and undeveloped land protected by the law.
3 differences between wilderness and national park? National parks have roads, visitor centers, and allow activity
Why do people want wilderness areas? To preserve land, to protect widlife from city growth, and for economy.
Why don't people want wilderness areas? For oil drilling/mining, for city growth, and for land for farming.
What does population mean? The number of people in a specified area.
What does demographics mean? The study of human population.
Where do most people in utah live? Salt Lake, Utah, Davis, and Weber.
2 reasons why people live in the highest populated areas? Good water and growing areas.
Know the five major world religions? Chrisianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Judaism.
Religions that make up utah? Mormon-60.4, Catholic 6.01, and other-30.49
What does renewable mean? Items that are reusable.
What does non-renewable mean? Items that cannot be reused.
What are earth's fossil fuels? Coal, oil, and natural gas.
What is hydrology? Flaming Gorge and energy production.
What does historic mean? written record
What does pre-historic mean? before written record
5 historic indians? Goshute, Paiute, Shoshone, Ute, Navajo
What does archeologist mean? The study of pre-historic people and their cultures.
What does artifact mean? Objects made by humans especially for veiwing.
Primary source of information? diary, journal, and letters
Secondary sources? textbooks and replicas
Pre historic indians? Paleo, Archaic, Anasazi, and Fremont
Facts about Paleo? Used spears, caves and wikki ups, and hunted and gathered food like berries and hunted byson.
Facts about Archaic? Used atalatal, caves and wikki ups, 6,500-0
Facts about Anasazi? Lived in 4 corners country, food gathering by farming, pit houses and cliff dwellings, pottery began, added corn to squash, used bow and arrows.
Facts about Fremont? Utah, Idaho, Colorado, Nevada,farming, 1 rod-and-bundle-basket, moccasins, bow and arrow, pit houses, rock shelters, trapezoids, pottery.
Navajo information? hogan and had horses
Paiute information? Wikki ups and no horses
Goshute information?` Wikki ups and no horses
Shoshone information? Teepee and horses
Ute information? Teepee and horses
Who were Dominguez and Escalante? They are catholic priest who were the first non-indians to explore Utah.
What was there goal? A route form Santa Fe to Montery
What were the most important artifacts and why? They kept very detailed journals, maps, and trails for future generations to learn about.
Know each exploration to utah and why they came? Etienne provost made provo, Peter Ogden helped with Paradise Canyon, and Jedidiah Smith and Jim Bridger came for mining.
What were the two places Jim discovered? Lake Powell and Yellow Stone.
What does pioneer mean? Helps settle and develop an area
Pioneer in American West? Cowboy, mountain men, miner, and settler
Why is a settler different from all others? They stayed and settled the area by making cities
Push factors of Mormons? violence and religion
Pull factors of Mormons? IN mexico, practice religion in peace, and safe.
5 challenges of coming west? rough trails, raging rivers, disease, INdians, low supplies, and waterless.
Date the mormons arrived in SLC? July 24, 1847
Utah's main crop Hay
Who is given the power to admit a state? Congress and president
Can state constitutions go against federal constitution? No
What can state constitutions add? More rights
How many times did Utah draft the constitution? 6 times and they were denied all 6 times
Reynolds vs. United States case? Mormons thought that constitution said they had freedom of religion but couldn't practice in peace. Government said you can choose you religion but not practice it freely. Government won case.
Edmund's Act? If polygamy still happened: 5 years in prison, $500 payed, and couldn't do anything with the government or the territory.
Edmund's Tucker Act? Wife's testify against husband's, women's vote's token away, and government owned church.
What amendment helped women's suffrage? 19th
What year? 1920
3 things women can't have? Voting, Have property, if got in divorce men got to keep kids
Types of government? Federal, Republic, Democracy, and Constitutional
Levels of government? Federal, State, Local, and Tribal
3 Federal responsibilities? Foreign affairs, coin money, and sign treaties.
3 State responsibilities? Laws are carried out, command of national guard's, public health and safety.
5 Local responsibilities? Licenses for businesses, construction, and marriage, taxes, roads, public schools, and courts.
3 Tribal responsibilities? Self rule without control from others, form agreements, taxes.
Utah's major issues for constitution? Polygamy and women's suffrage.
Main political parties in US? Republic and democratic.
Utah territory parties? Mormons-People'sNon-Mormon's-Liberals
When did Utah become a state? January 4, 1896
What does Agriculture mean? The cultivation of animals an plants for food and other products used to sustain human life.
What does agriculture break down into? animals and plants?
What does animals break down into? Food and products
What food do animals have? Dairy, beef, Poultry, and pork
What products do animals have? Fur, Leather, Feathers, and wool
What does plants break down into? Food and products
What food does plants have? Beans, Fruit, Veggies, Herbs, Roots, Nuts, and Grains
What products do plants have? Medicine, decoration, and cotton
How are modern farms now? Small farms are of the past, farms are bigger, more specialized, more productive, and make more profit.
What is Utah's main crop? Hay
Why is Cache County important for agriculture? Not a lot of people live their and there is good land.
What does irrigation mean? Watering crops by moving water by man-made means.
What irrigation did the pioneers use? Ditch irrigation
What does surface mining mean? extraction of elements form the earth's surface
3 types of surface mining? Strip, Open Pit, and dredging.
What does underground mining mean? Digging beneath the earth's surface
3 facts about underground mining? They have shafts for ventilation, special machines just for that, and when done mining fill with cement and leave the machines.
What is Kennecott Copper Mine? It is surface mining that is open pit and copper is mined there
Significance of Park City? It was the first mining city and they dug for silver

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