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North America Terms
an Arctic territory in northern Canada created in 1999 and governed solely by the Inuit
a province in western Canada
regions from the most to the least argriculture
a prosperous and industrialized province in central Canada
the largest province of Canada
the provinces in Eastern Canada-Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Nove Scotia, and Newfoundland
hold back or set aside, especially for future use or contingency
a half-breed of white and Indian parentage
a group of Canada's Native American people
the person who is head of state (in several countries)
a legislative assembly in certain countries (e.g., Great Britain)
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 union of political organizations
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
the proper sphere or extent of your activities
the subregion of 14 states that stretched from the GReat Plains to the Pacific Ocean and includes Alaska and Hawaii
a major population center made up of a large city and the smaller suburbs and towns that surround it
a subreagion that vocers about one-fourth of the land area of the United States and contains more than one-third of its population
the region that contains the 12 states of the northcentral United States
a very large urban complex (usually involving several cities and towns)
a region of northeastern United States comprising Maine and New Hampshire and Vermont and Massachusetts and Rhode Island and Connecticut
involving or operating in several nations or nationalities
a productive system based on service work and high technology
an industry that provides services rather than tangible objects
an economy that relies chiefly on market forces to allocate goods and resources and to determine prices
commodities (goods or services) sold to a foreign country
A system of government in which citizens elect representatives, or leaders, to make decisions about the laws for all the people.
A subsidiary urban area surrounding and connected to the central city. Many are exclusively residential; others have their own commercial centers or shopping malls.
an undeveloped field of study
territory in western United States purchased from France in 1803 for $15 million
The exchange of goods and ideas between Native Americans and Europeans
the movement of persons from one country or locality to another
build locks in order to facilitate the navigation of vessels
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
land bridge that connected Asia and North America
a member of a people who have no permanent home but move about according to the seasons
a large subtropical swamp in southern Florida that is noted for its wildlife
winds that blow west to east between 30 and 60 degrees in the northern and southern hemispheres
ground that is permanently frozen
Canada's longest river; a part of a river syster that flows across the Northwest Territories to the Arctic Ocean
a group of five freshwater lakes of the central North America between the United States and Canada; the lakes are Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie and Superior
the chief mountain range of western North America
a huge, rocky region that curves around Hudson Bay like a giant horseshoe. The Shield covers half the land area of Canada.
a vast prairie region extending from Alberta and Saskatchewan and Manitoba in Canada south through the west central United States into Texas
a mountain range in the eastern United States extending from Quebec to the Gulf of Mexico
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