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one of the two major mountain chains in the United States and Canada that runs some 1600 miles from Newfoundland to Alabama
line of highest points in the rockies that marks the separation between rivers flowing eastward and westward
canada's longest river wich is part of a river system that flows across the Northwest Territories to the Arctic Ocean
The exchange of plants, animals, diseases, and technologies between the Americas and the rest of the world following Columbus's voyages
A territory in the west central United States purchased from France in 1803; extended from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains, and the gulf of Mexico to Canada
an economic system in which private individuals own most of the resources, technology, and businesses, and can operate them for profit with little control from the government
6 northern states of subregion: Maine, Virginia, New Hampshire, Massachusettes, Rhode Island, and Connecticut
subregion that covers about 1/4 of the land area of the US and contains more than 1/3 of its population
Dominion of Canada
the loose confederation of Ontario(upper Canada), Quebec(lower Canada), Nove Scotia, and New Brunswich, created by teh british North America Act in 1867
system where legislative and executive functions are combined in a legislature called a parliament
the provinces in Eastern Canada-Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Nove Scotia, and Newfoundland
one of Canada's territories and home to many of Canada's Inuit; it was carved out of the eastern half of the Northwest Territories in1999
The calculated unlawful use of physical force or threats of violence against persons or property in order to intimidate or coerce a government, organization, or individual for the purpose of gaining some political, religious, economic, or social objective
poorly planned development that spreads a city's population over a wider and wider geographic area
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