10 terms

Geography

key terms and landforms
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Mississippi River
Major river that divides eastern and western US/New Orleans key port city
Appalachian MTs
First major physical boundary/Proclamation Line 1763 restricts settler movement west
Rocky MTs
Continental Divide found in western North America/crossed by Lewis & Clark
Sierra Nevada MTs
Location for California Gold Rush/49ers
Atlantic Ocean
Ocean found on East Coast of North America
Pacific Ocean
Ocean found on West Coast of North America
Ohio River Valley
land disputed by England and France\became NW Territory
Spain
European nation first to explore and establish / control Western Hemisphere & South West U.S.
France
European nation controlled Canada for fur trade
England
European nation established control of East Coast on North America/13 Original Colonies