A mountain range in the eastern United States extending from Quebec to the Gulf of Mexico
A vast prairie region extending from Alberta and Saskatchewan and Manitoba in Canada south through the west central United States into Texas
A huge, rocky region that curves around Hudson Bay like a giant horseshoe. The Shield covers half the land area of Canada.
The chief mountain range of western North America
A group of 5 lakes in central North America
A Canadian river
Ground that is permanently frozen
Winds that blow west to east between 30 and 60 degrees in the northern and southern hemispheres
A large subtropical swamp in southern Florida that is noted for its wildlife
A member of a people who have no permanent home but move about according to the seasons
Land bridge that connected Asia and North America
St Lawrence Seaway
System of locks, canals, and dams that allows ships to move from one water level to another completed in 1959; makes it easier to move goods from the US to Canada
Build locks in order to facilitate the navigation of vessels
The movement of persons from one country or locality to another
The exchange of plants, animals, diseases, and technologies between the Americas and the rest of the world following Columbus's voyages.
Territory in western United States purchased from France in 1803 for $15 million
A wilderness at the edge of a settled area of a country
A residential district located on the outskirts of a city
A system of government in which citizens elect representatives, or leaders, to make decisions about the laws for all the people.
To send goods to another country for sale
An economy that relies chiefly on market forces to allocate goods and resources and to determine prices
An industry that provides services rather than tangible objects
A productive system based on service work and high technology
Involving or operating in several nations or nationalities
A region of northeastern United States comprising Maine and New Hampshire and Vermont and Massachusetts and Rhode Island and Connecticut
A very large urban complex (usually involving several cities and towns)
The region that contains the 12 states of the northcentral United States
A subreagion that vocers about one-fourth of the land area of the United States and contains more than one-third of its population
A major population center made up of a large city and the smaller suburbs and towns that surround it
The subregion of 14 states that stretched from the GReat Plains to the Pacific Ocean and includes Alaska and Hawaii
The territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation
Dominion of Canada
The loose confederation of Ontario(upper Canada), Quebec(lower Canada), Nove Scotia, and New Brunswich, created by teh british North America Act in 1867
A joining of several groups for a common purpose
This type of government is where the authority is held by a bicameral legislature called a Parliament. In Great Britain, it includes a House of Commons and a House of Lords.
A legislative assembly in certain countries (e.g., Great Britain)
The person who is head of state (in several countries)
The name used by Canada's Aboriginal or indigenous peoples, which refers to INDIAN peoples and may sometimes include the MÉTIS and INUIT.
A half-breed of white and Indian parentage
Hold back or set aside, especially for future use or contingency
The provinces in Eastern Canada-Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Nove Scotia, and Newfoundland
The largest province of Canada
A prosperous and industrialized province in central Canada
Regions from the most to the least agriculture
A province in western Canada
An Arctic territory in northern Canada created in 1999 and governed solely by the Inuit
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