Newfoundland, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick
Great Lake Provinces
Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan
British Columbia, Yukon, Nanavut, Northwest Territories
fishing and ship building
major economic industry of the Atlantic provinces
manufacturing and service industries
major economic activities of the great lake provinces
Wheat producers, fossil fuels, oil, and major transportation center
major economic activities of the prairie provinces
timber and paper are major sources of income in british columbia. South produces forest and minerals.
major economic activities of the northern territories.
capitol of canada
largest city in canada
Edmonton and calgary...
british gained all french territory in canada...
canada became a completely independent country
cotton, sugarcane, citrus fruits, rice
major crops of the south are
corn, sugarcane, coffee, fruit
cash crops of mexico
movement of weathered materials, including gravel, soil, and sand, usually caused by water
piles of rock and debris
gets the name from the tropics
dominant trees in the forest of middle latitudes
happens in northern forest when cones protect their seeds
one central government rules the nation
some powers are given to the national government and other powers are reserved for ore local governments.
smaller political units keep their sovereignty and give the central government only very limited powers.
one person rules
people choose leaders and have the power to set government policy
king and queen
Hitler. Small group or even one person.
farmers grow sheep, shepherd raises sheep = trade
(free enterprise) where people start and run businesses to make a profit with little interference from the government.
controlled by a single, central, gov. exerted by authoritarian gov. An economic system in which the government controls a country's economy.
(socialism - gov. sets goals, may run some businesses and tend to have a central role in the economy. )controlled by a single, central, gov. exerted by authoritarian gov. an economic system that combines private and state enterprises
1. resources in the natural environment that people use and value to satisfy their needs.
2. resources are constantly being replaced or regenerated by the environment.
non renewable resources
- resources cannot be replaced once they have been used.
- Oil, coal, and natural gas which formed from the remains on plants and animals.
- Is produced by splitting uranium atoms.
People use this power to power machines or generate electricity.
The earth's internal energy produces
Radiation from the sun produces
- Rely directly upon natural resources
- People who take raw materials and make them into something of greater value
- Service industry
Process or share information
a strip of land connecting two continents
a boundary that separates rivers flowing toward opposite sides at a continent
a major population center made up of a large city and the smaller suburbs and towns that surround it