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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.
Winds that blow west to east between 30 and 60 degrees in the northern and southern hemispheres
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
The exchange of plants, animals, diseases, and technologies between the Americas and the rest of the world following Columbus's voyages.
A system of government in which citizens elect representatives, or leaders, to make decisions about the laws for all the people.
An economy that relies chiefly on market forces to allocate goods and resources and to determine prices
A region of northeastern United States comprising Maine and New Hampshire and Vermont and Massachusetts and Rhode Island and Connecticut
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
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
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.
The name used by Canada's Aboriginal or indigenous peoples, which refers to INDIAN peoples and may sometimes include the MÉTIS and INUIT.
The provinces in Eastern Canada-Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Nove Scotia, and Newfoundland
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