Presentation on theme: "Define Absolute Location"— Presentation transcript:
1Define Absolute Location Type of location refers to the exact spot where a place can be found – use latitude & longitude
2Define Relative Location Type of location that refers to the location of something in relation to something else.
3Define Physical Features Natural features on the earth; mountains, rivers, lakes, valleys, etc.
4Define Cultural Features Man-made features; towns, roads, houses, etc
5Man-made objects from the past; tools, weapons, jewelry, etc. Define ArtifactsMan-made objects from the past; tools, weapons, jewelry, etc.
6Natural objects such as bone or teeth. Define EcofactsNatural objects such as bone or teeth.
7Location of GAOn Earth – Northern & Western hemispheres, North America, United StatesWithin the US – South, SoutheastRegions GA is considered within – Sun Belt
8Rivers Longest River in GA – Chattahoochee 3 rivers that form GA’s borders – Chattahoochee, Savannah, St. Mary’s River
9Fall Line Location in GA? – Between the Piedmont & Coastal Plain 3 cities along the fall line – Macon, Augusta, Columbus
10What are the characteristics of the Barrier Islands What are the characteristics of the Barrier Islands? Describe them & list the importance of the barrier islands to GA.Wilderness sanctuary, a target of hurricanes, attracts thousands of tourists each year; serve as a bugger for the main land
11Importance of the Marshes to GA. They provide a valuable ecosystem, a unique mixture of salt & fresh water to sustain plant & animal life, provide a nursery for animals harvested in GA’s seafood industry.
12How does climate attract business to GA How does climate attract business to GA? What Industry is most affected by climate?Mild climate has attracted business & more people to come to GA. No major snow or ice storms to worry about.Agriculture is the industry most affected by climate.
13Importance of the 4 major transportation systems of GA Good transportation systems of interstate highways, railroads, deep water ports, and airports give GA and advantage to move goods & services around the country & world.
14Details about the first humans in North America; Where did they come from? The first humans in N. America came 12,000 years ago during the last ice age, from Asia.How? They walked across the land bridge, Beringia, which is now covered by ocean (The Bering Strait)Why? They were Nomads following their food source. Herds of animals
15Matching Section on Native Americans Study your Charts on the Native Americans!!!1st Mound builders – WoodlandHunting & Religion of Paleo – No evidence of religious beliefs. Ate giant sloth, mastodon, giant bisonDevelopment of Bow & Arrow – WoodlandDevelopment of Agriculture – WoodlandWattle & Daub Homes – Mississippian
16Which came 1st. Bow & Arrow or Spear. – Spear, to hunt large game Which came 1st? Bow & Arrow or Spear? – Spear, to hunt large game. Bow & arrow was not developed until WoodlandEuropean Contact – MississippianChronological order for the 4 Native American Traditions PAWMPaleoArchaicWoodlandMississippian
17Map sections where you will have to label the regions & major cities of GA. Matching sections with the 5 regions & characteristics of those regions.STUDY THE BACK OF Entry #1 – The Map of GASTUDY THE BACK OF Entry #2 – The chart on the regions. Same information that was on your quiz.
18DeSoto & 1540 Expedition (Why is this important for GA history?) Considered to be the end of the pre-history period and beginning of the historic period because DeSoto and his men kept written records along their expedition throughout the Southeast.