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Unit 13 Thinkers 1.How did the arrival of European colonists alter the pattern of land use in Australia? *Indigenous Australians were hunter gatherers,

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1 Unit 13 Thinkers 1.How did the arrival of European colonists alter the pattern of land use in Australia? *Indigenous Australians were hunter gatherers, while arriving colonists steadily converted rural lands to agriculture and ranching. 2. Which geographic factor dominates most cultures of the region? *proximity to the Pacific Ocean 3. The Australian Outback would be considered what kind of region? *Perceptual *Answers

2 Unit 13 Thinkers 4. How many areas is Australia divided into and how was that area determined? – 6 states and two territories – Man made lines 5. Why do we group the Islands of Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia together? – Culture and location 6. Who were most likely the first inhabitants of Australia/Oceania and how did they get there? – People from Southeast Asia and by boat Answers

3 Unit 13 Thinkers 7. Which factor most contributed to the change in the settlement patterns of the original inhabitants of Australia? – European colonist pushed them inland 8. A country with a high percentage of people involved in agriculture would most likely be stuck in what level of economy? – Primary 9. How will future sea levels likely affect the economic activities within the nations and territories of Oceania? – They will be forced to relocate factories or develop new technology. Answers

4 Unit 13 Thinkers 10. Which factor best explains the distribution of farmlands in Australia? The interior of Australia is too dry and rugged for farming 11. Most of the indigenous languages spoken across Oceania are not highly related. (True or False) False 12. The government had not considered the point of view of Indigenous Australians when creating policy. (True or False) True Answers


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