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Rhode Island, Vermont, Connecticut, Maine.

Name four New England States.

New York.

Forty percent of all office space in the United States is located within 50 miles of:

F

T or F: The fall line occurs in only the South

Mohawk Valley

The______ is a natural feature connecting Albany with the Lake Ontario plain, and the Airondack Mountains.

New Hampshire

The highest mountain in the Northeast is in:

Philadelphia

In 1776, the largest city in the United States was:

Boston

In it's early development _____ was more about fishing and forestry than agriculture.

Erie Canal

The ______ did not make it possible for ocean ships to reach Chicago and Montreal.

700 miles

The New York area subway system is over _____ long.

New York Stock Exchange

The ________________ is located in Lower Manhattan.

Pittsburgh

About 75,000 steelworkers in ______ lost their jobs after the steel industry plummeted in 1974.

Boston/New York

Biotechnology is booming in ______ while ______ is the center of the nation's publishing industry.

Pennsylvania and Maryland

The Mason Dixon line divides:

Dallas. Everything's bigger in Texas :)

The largest urban area in the South is:

Alabama

Of South Carolina, Georgia, Maryland, Louisiana and Alabama, which is NOT in the top 5 states for African Americans

Oklahoma

Of Oklahoma, Arizona, Mew Mexico, California, and Texas, which is NOT in the top 5 states for Hispanics

soybeans

The most important southern crop is:

Franklin D. Roosevelt

The Tennessee Valley Authority was created by:

Raleigh

______ is part of Research Triangle Park.

Atlanta

The busiest airport in the U.S. is located in ____.

Virginia

The Hampton Roads natural harbor is found in:

Norfolk, VA

The main Atlantic base for the US Navy is:

Louisville

What city was established on the "Falls of the Ohio"

Birmingham

The only large center of iron and steel production in the South is:

Iowa

The leading Midwestern state in agricultural production is:

Ethanol

Midwestern farmers may lobby the government to support what kind of alternative energy?

True

T or F: The % of agricultural workers in the Midwest remained relatively steady between 1930 and 2004

Ohio

"Porkopolis" referred to a city in:

St. Louis

What city is second to Detroit in the manufacture of automobiles?

Chicago

Food processing and meat packing were major early industries of:

Toledo

What city was founded on a natural harbor on the Western end of Lake Erie?

Cuyahoga

What river was so polluted it caught on fire in 1969?

St. Louis

What city was initially founded by the French and became the Midwest's largest city until the late 19th century?

The mississippi river is much deeper South of St. Louis than North of it

Why did St. Louis become a "break of bulk" point?

Minneapolis

The Falls of St. Anthony was the site of what city's founding?

Colorado

Exurban "ranchettes" have been especially popular in:

Paved roads that were accessible in all seasons

What was the initial cause of the decline of many small towns across the US, particularly in the Great Plains?

Klamath Mountains

The cascades, Coast Ranges, And sierra Nevada almost meet in:

Mt. Whitney.............. :)

The tallest mountain in the "lower 48" is:

Oregon

The Willamette Valley is located in:

The Wyoming Basin

The easiest natural passageway through the Rockies is:

Orlando

The largest tourist draw in the US:

Denied public school education and medical services to illegal immigrants

In California, 1994's Proposition 187:

A Spanish fort

A "presidio" is:

Alaska

The leading state in terms of annual fish catch is:

Albuquerque

Before moving to Seattle in 1979, the Microsoft Corporation was created in what city?

Salt Lake City

What city lies at the foot of the Wasatch Range?

Nevada

83% of ____'s land belongs to the federal government.

Wyoming

The largest producer of coal in the US is:

Northwest

Yucca Mountain lies ______ of Las Vegas

Logging

Costly and controversial federal subsidies support Alaska's ______ industry.

Kauai

What Hawaiian island is one of the rainiest areas in the world?

Hawaii

By some measures, the environment of _______ has been altered more than any other state.

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