Geography Ch. 10
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What are the low, rocky plateau between the New England coast and the Appalachian Mts?
What is the potato-producing valley in Maine?
What is the megalopolis of the Northeast?
New York City
What is a border state on the Chesapeake Bay?
Maryland or Delaware
What are the Mts. in Massachusetts?
What are the Mts. in Vermont?
What are the Mts. in New Hampshire?
What state is known for it's lobster?
What state is known for it's steel and anthracite production?
What is the state with the lowest population in the Northeast?
What state did the textile industry begin?
What is the river that divides Pennsylvania and New Jersey?
What are the lakes in New York's Allegheny Plateau?
The Finger Lakes
What is the wooded wilderness in New Jersey?
What is the state of Roger Williams?
What state was Jonathan Edwards born in?
What is the home of the Amish?
What is the home of the most famous waterfall?
What is the most famous waterfall?
What are the 4 Southern states that were among the original 13 colonies?
Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia
What state was formed during the Civil War as a Union State?
What is the poorest state in the USA?
What is the Southern state with the lowest population?
What is the Southern state with the highest population?
What are the 4 Southern states without a coast line?
Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia, and Arkansas
What is the Southern state with coasts on both the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico?
What are the 5 Southern states of the Atlantic Coastal Plain?
Georgia, Florida, Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina
What state includes the Everglades?
What are the 2 states that share the Great Smoky Mts. National Park?
Tennessee and North Carolina
What city is known as the "Atomic City"?
What state holds the Mississippi Delta?
What state contains the Shenandoah Valley?
What is the most populous state in the Midwest?
What are 3 of the Great Lakes that touch Michigan?
Lake Michigan, Huron, Erie, and Superior
What are the areas of rich soils left by glaciers that cover much of the southern Midwest?
What is the name given to a region of the Midwest that is home to many declining steel industries?
The Rust Belt
What are areas of rolling plains covered with high grasses?
What city is nicknamed "The Motor City"?
What are the "Twin Cities"
St. Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota
What city is known as "The Gateway to the West"?
St. Louis, Missouri
What is the original name for the area that became the states of the Midwest?
What are the 2 rivers that join at the city of St. Louis?
Missouri and Mississippi
What is the name of the westward route that began in Independence, Missouri?
What is the site of the nation's richest iron ore-producing mines?
What did the early pioneers call the region of the Great Plains?
The Great American Desert
What is the area in southwest South Dakota that is remote, rugged, and covered with knobs, spires, rock pinnacles, isolated buttes, and windswept ridges?
What 4 presidents are carved into the side of Mt. Rushmore?
George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln
What is the only state with an unicameral legislature?
What does Oklahoma mean?
What were the names of the 5 civilized tribes whose members the US government forced to move from the Southeast to Oklahoma?
Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creek, and Seminole
What are the important nonagricultural products of Oklahoma?
Oil and helium
What are the 2 agricultural "belts" included in the Plains state?
Wheat belt and corn belt
What is the least populous of the Plains states?
What state is known as "Big Country State"?
What is the most famous attraction at Yellowstone National Park?
What is the major crop of Idaho?
What do the letters GSP stand for?
Gross State Product
What city is known as "The Mile-High City"?
What is the bowl-shaped area of low, rugged land immediately west of the Rocky Mts?
The Great Basin
What religion headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah?
The Mormons or Church of Jesus Christ and the Latter-day Saints
Who is the founder of the Mormons?
What is the site of completion of the first American transcontinental railroad?
Promontory Point, Utah
What are the 3 largest cities of New Mexico?
Albuquerque, Las Cruces, and Santa Fe
What are the 2 Indian groups whose reservations take up most of the eastern half of Arizona?
Navajo and the Hopi
What is the site where Utah, Colorado, Arizona, and New Mexico meet?
The 4 corners
What is the name given to the area of California that concentrates on the development of the computer technology?
What are the 3 metals which Nevada leads the nation in producing?
Silver, gold, mercury
What is the arm of the Pacific Ocean that juts into western Washington?
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