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World Geography Chapter 8
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How many of the original thirteen colonies were in the northeast?
What state is the largest of the New England's states in area?
Vermont was once divided between what two states?
New York and New Hampshire
Why is New Jersey called the garden state?
They have truck farms
How was West Virginia created?
What cave in Kentucky was one of the largest caves in the world?
What do the three stars of the Tennessee flag represent?
"Three great states" referring to the states three distinct geographic regions: mountainous East Tennessee, the Cumberland plateau of middle Tennessee, and flat west Tennessee.
Where do the largest percentage of black people live?
The lower south
What state is nicknamed the peach state and which one actually produces the most peaches?
Georgia; South Carolina
What is the climate of Texas on the Eastern and Western sides of the state?
The gateway arch is located in what state?
Is the great salt lake less salty than the Dead Sea?
What percentage does the federal government of Nevada?
More than 90%
Home of Yale University
Home of Independence hall
The bluegrass state
Home of the Ozark mountains
Land of Cajuns and Creoles
State with shorelines on four of the five Great Lakes
The gateway to the west
Has a unicameral legislature
Top crop is potatoes
Home of Hoover Dam and Lake Meade on the Colorado River
Home of the Puget Sound and Mount Rainier
More than twice the size of Texas
Twenty four hundred miles from the mainland of the United States
Agreement that was the foundation of the first New England colony?
What three states make up the Del- Mar- Va peninsula?
Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia
What is the smallest state in the United States by the bay area?
What does the abbreviation in Washington D.C. stand for?
District of Columbia
What is the name of the valley that runs through the heart of Virginia between the Piedmont and the Appalachian Mountains?
Which southern river flowers from Knoxville into northern Alabama and then north through Kentucky to empty in the Ohio River?
What two cities are the twin cities?
St. Paul and Minneapolis
What is the name of the remote, rugged area of spires, rock pinnacles, buttes, and ridges that became a hideout for outlaws and renegade Indians?
What monument features the likenesses of four famous United States presidents?
The most famous geyser in Yellowstone National Park?
A chain of islands stretching from the mainland of Alaska into the pacific oceans?
What mountain range lies in the New England uplands?
Which colony was found by Roger Williams?
What do you call a sprawling urban area made up of many different cities?
What is the central portion of New York where thin lakes extend from the north to the south?
Which Pennsylvania city is home of the worlds largest chocolate factory?
Which Pennsylvania city became famous because of its steel mills?
What is the line of barrier islands along the coast of North Carolina called?
The areas of swamps and slow moving, meandering streams and rivers in Louisiana are called?
Areas of rolling plains and high grasses that spread across the western half of the Midwest are ____________?
City nicknamed the motor city?
Salt Lake City, Utah, is the headquarters of which religious group?
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