history chapters 10
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Nine of the original thirteen colonies were in the Northeast? T/F
Maine is the largest of the New England states in area? T/F
Vermont was once divided between New York and Maine? T/F
New Jersey is called the "Garden State" because of its productive truck farms? T/F
The mountains of North Carolina include the highest mountains in the eastern United States? T/F
West virginia was created before the outbreak of the Civil War from federal territory unclaimed by Revolutionary War veterans? T/F
Kentucky's Mammoth Cave is reputedly the largest cave in the world? T/F
Tennessee was once three separate state, as its three star flag indicates? T/F
The largest percent of blacks live in Deep South? T/F
Although Georgia is nicknamed the :Peach State" South Carolina produces more peaches? T/F
Seven of the nation's ten largest ports are in Texas and Louisiana? T/F
The eastern part of Texas is arid, whereas the western part is wet and readily cultivated? T/F
The Gateway Arch in Iowa is the largest monument in the nation? T/F
The Great Salt Lake is only slightly less salty than the Dead Sea? T/F
The federal government owns more than 90 percent of Nevada? T/F
What is the smallest state in area?
What state is the home of Yale University?
What state is the home of Independence Hall?
Which state is known as the "Bluegrass State"?
Which state is home of the Ozark Mountains?
What is the southernmost point of the united states?
Which state is the land of Cajuns and Creoles?
Which state is touching four out of the five great lakes?
Which state has a dairy cow for every two people in the state?
which state is the "Land of Ten Thousand lakes?"
Which state is "The Gateway To the West?"
What is the only state with with a unicameral legislature?
This state's top crop is potatoes?
If is were a country, it would have one of the top economies of the world?
Which state is the home of Hoover Dam and Lake Meade on the Colorado river?
Which state is the home of Puget Sound and Mount Rainier?
Which state is more than twice the size of Texas?
Which state is twenty-four hundred miles from the mainland?
Which mountain range is found in the New England uplands?
Which colony was founded by Roger Williams?
What is a colloquial New England term for low places in the mountains?
Maine is most famous for its trade in what?
A sprawling urban area made up of many different cities is called a what?
What name is given to the central portion of New York where thin lakes extend north to south?
Which Pennsylvania city is home of the world's largest chocolate factory?
Which small religious sect has one of its largest communities in Lancaster, Pennsylvania?
Which Pennsylvania city became famous because of its steel mills?
The area of wooded, boggy wilderness in New Jersey is called the what?
"The Star Spangled Banner" was written offshore from fort McHenry near the city of what?
The line of barrier islands along the coast of north Carolina is called the what?
Which state leads the nation in the production of both peanuts and pecans?
The areas of swamps and slow moving, meandering streams and rivers in Louisiana are what?
areas of rolling hills and high grasses that spread across the western half of the Midwest are called the what?
Which city is nicknamed the "motor city?"
The site with the richest iron ore-producing mines in the us is what?
Which city is called the "mile high city?"
The island of lanai in Hawaii is called what?
Which explorer for England gave the northeast the name New England?
Salt lake city is the headquarters of which religious group?
The colonists in New England divided the region into what units?
What was the name of the agreement that was the foundation of the government of the colony founded in new England in 1620?
Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia
Name the three states that make up the Delmarva Peninsula?
Which state is nicknamed the "Volunteer State?"
The district of Columbia
What does D.C. stand for in Washington, D.C.
What is the name of the rich, productive valley that runs through the heart of Virginia between the Piedmont and the Appalachian Mts.
Which major river of the south begins at Knoxville, flows south into northern Alabama, and then returns north through Kentucky before emptying into the Ohio River?
Which Tennessee city was built by the Aluminum Corporation of America to provide housing for its workers?
In which east Tennessee city was the first atomic bomb development?
Which state leads south in farm income?
Minneapolis and st. Paul
Which two cities are called the "twin Cities?"
What is the name of the monument that features the likeness of four U.S. presidents?
What is the name of the most famous geyser in Yellowstone National Park?
what is the lowest part of the North American continent?
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