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7th Grade Social Studies Homework Assignments

Due Friday, OCTOBER 6, 2006


I.  Geography Unit Test Coversheet

Your Geography Unit Test has been returned to you.  You must have the coversheet signed and return it to Ms. Tennant.


II.  The Great Law of Peace – Read the following passage.


Using what you have just read, answer the following questions on a separate piece of paper.

1.  What does the word constitution mean?  Use a dictionary or your book’s glossary to help you.

2.  What does the eagle at the top of the tree do?

3.  When is the council fire lit?


III.  Hiawatha Wampum Belt


Copy the following statements onto a sheet of loose-leaf paper.  Fill in the blanks based on the reading about the Great Law of Peace, the map, and the picture of the Hiawatha wampum belt.

1.  The five Iroquois nations represented in this wampum belt are ___________, ___________, ___________, ___________, and ___________.

2.  The central symbol of the Iroquois League is pictured by the ___________, planted in ___________ territory.

3.  The squares represent the ___________.

4.  The paths of peace are symbolized by ___________ ___________.

5.  The Hiawatha belt is considered the most important Iroquois wampum because ___________