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Social studies- Coach Nava test
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In Earth, Northwestern hemisphere, in the United states of America, southeast region, surrounded by Florida, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Alabama.
Describe Georgia location
Georgia is located _______ of Canada.
Georgia is located _______ of Cuba.
Georgia is located ______ of Europe
Which major body of water forms part of the southeastern border of the state of Georgia?
Alabama, Florida, Tennessee, South Carolina, and North Carolina
Georgia shares a border with all of the following states:
Appalachian Plateau - High elevation
Piedmont- gently rolling hills, major rivers flowing toward Coastal Plain
Valley and Ridge- there are valley's and long parallel ridges
Blue Ridge-Brasstown Bald is the highest of GA peak
Coastal Plain-major rivers flow though this region
Describe the physical characteristics of each region (5) of Georgia
The capital city of Georgia is located in which of the states regions?
Both Appalachian plateau and Piedmont are regions located in GA. Appalachian has high elevation and Piedmont has the capital of GA (Atlanta)
Compare and contrast Appalachian Plateau and Piedmont
which city's development can be attributed to its location in relation to the Ocmulgee River?
there are waterfalls that provide hydroelectric power
Why did the fall line become even more important to Georgians as the state industrialized/
because of trading post (trading purposes)
Why was the fall line very important to the development of Georgia?
Which answer choice best explains the importance of Georgia's deepwater ports to the state's economy?
The Fall line represents which of the following?
the highest peak in the state of Georgia, found in a part the Appalachian Mountains, is ___________.
What industry drove the economy in the area around the Flint River in the early 1800's?
Georgia, Florida, and Alabama
Which states are party to the "Tristan water war" over water from the AppalachianChattahoochee-Flint river basin?
helped by transporting cargo
How did the invention of the steamboat in the early 1800's promote economic development in Georgia?
they provide electricity
why were large reservoirs and artificial lakes created in Georgia in the early 1900s?
railroads started taking over
Why did the amount of cotton shipped on Georgia's rivers decline throughout the 1830's and 1840's?
Atlanta, Georgia became the first major American city to be built on a location without a navigable river by instead relying on _______>
interstate highway, and airports
Which transportation systems are MOST important for Georgia's tourism industry?
allowing more than 620 billion cargo
The interstate highway system has played a significant role in the development of Georgia's economy by_______.
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