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Row 1, Col 1 What are latitude lines? These imaginary horizontal lines run across the globe from east to west.
1,2 Who is Governor Dewitt Clinton This famous governor of New York made a “little ditch” that changed America forever.
1,3 What is New York City? This place has been called “The city that never sleeps.”
1,4 Who is the President of the United States? This person is the chief executive of the executive branch of federal government.
2,1 What is the equator? This line divides the earth in in two and is the most important latitude line.
2,2 Who is Frederick Douglas? This famous person from Rochester, New York started an anti-slavery newspaper.
2,3 What is Albany, New York? This city is the capital of New York State.
2,4 What is the Legislative Branch? The congress of the United States makes up this branch of our government.
3,1 What is Longitude? These LONG lines run north and south around the globe.
3,2 Who is Harriet Tubman? This famous New Yorker from Auburn, New York ran a series of “safe houses” that led slaves to Canada and freedom.
3,3 What is Buffalo, New York? This famous city was the last stop on the Erie Canal.
3,4 What is the Judicial Branch? The United States Supreme Court and other federal courts make up this branch.
4,1 What is the Prime Meridian? This is the most important longitude line.
4,2 Who is Elizabeth Cady Stanton? This famous New York woman helped organize the Seneca Falls Convention which was about Women’s Rights.
4,3 What is Schenectady, New York? General Electric was founded in city this by Thomas Edison In 1889.
4,4 What are Three Branches? The total number of branches In American government.
5,1 What is Topography? The study of land surface features is called _______.
5,2 Who is Hillary Clinton? This former first lady is currently a senator from New York.
5,3 What is Ellis Island, New York? This place used to be the first stop for all immigrants to the United States from Europe.
5,4 What is The Legislative Branch? The U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate make up this branch of American government.