Mid-Atlantic States Review (AP)
Terms in this set (53)
What is the "city of brotherly love"?
What city is the largest silk weaving center in the U.S.?
What is the capital of New York?
What is the capital of Pennsylvania?
What state is the "Keystone State"?
What city is the chemical capital of the US?
What state is the "Garden State"?
What state is the "Blue Hen State"?
What is the "Old Line State"?
What city is the second largest port in the US?
In what city is the US Naval Academy located?
How was West Virginia created?
It started as a slave state
The Shenandoah Valley is important to what state?
What state was named after Charles II wife?
What are two major bays of Philadelphia?
Chesapeake Bay and Delaware Bay
William Penn planned what city?
What are the 3 parts of a good port?
No ice, deep waters, fast currents
What 3 rivers meet at Pittsburg?
Ohio, Allegheny, and the Monongahela
What city is located at the mouth of the Hudson River?
New York, New York
Mid Atlantic States Capitals
Delaware - Dover
Maryland - Annapolis
New Jersey - Trenton
New York - Albany
Pennsylvania - Harrisburg
West Virginia - Charleston
Nicknames of Each States
Delaware - Blue Hen State
New Jersey - Garden State
Maryland - Old Line State
New York - The Big Apple or the Empire State
West Virginia - mountain state
Pennsylvania - Keystone State
What are the 5 cities of the megalopolis?
New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC, Boston
Why is Washington a completely separate territory?
So that one state could not control our nations capital
What country founded New York and what did they name the colony?
The Dutch named it New Amsterdam
What state is Niagara Falls in?
What state are the Adirondacks located in?
What 2 states lead our nation in coal production?
West Virginia and Pennsylvania
What are Northeasters?
A weather pattern that brings heavy snowfall to the region from the north east.
What are the 2 climate types of the Mid Atlantic States?
Humid continental and Humid Subtropical
What are the 3 landforms of the Mid Atlantic States?
The coastal plain, the piedmont, and the Appalachians
What is the Empire State?
Why is New York the Empire State?
When New York was built it was that to be the Empire of the world
What is the fall line?
Where rivers flow from mountains?
What was the first state?
John Hopkins is in what city?
What state is a leading producer of pig iron and steel?
What valley was the first to grow "golden delicious" apples?
What US city is the headquarter for the United Nations?
What is a Quaker?
Form of Puritan faith
What city was designed by Pierre L'Enfant?
What are 3 issues that effect most of the US today?
1. Air and water pollution
2. Lack of services
3. Crowded schools
What is the largest source of income for Washington DC?
Who was Francis Scott Key?
The guy who wrote the national Anthem
What state has the "blue crab" as it's state crustacean?
What state flag is dominated by the Crossland and Calvert family crests?
Maryland and Maine were both named after whom?
Queen Henrietta Maria
What canal system used to dominate the eastern United States?
New York State Barge
What country originally founded New York?
What river valley was the first to grow the "golden delicious" apple?
What port city leads the east coast city in exportation? (Tonnage shipped)
What state ranks second in the US dairy production?
A megalopolis is a continuous urban corridor where cities are connected by rail roads, air planes, and ships. Who came up with this term?
What state was named to honor Sir Thomas West?
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