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Geography of US and Canada Exam 1 (Part 3)
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The climate of the Bypassed East can generally be described as the following:
Often cold and damp
What regional resources attracted the early settlers to the Bypassed East?
Trees and fish
Which of the following are the offshore banks along the coasts of the Bypassed East
best known for?
What tree dominated the New England forests?
Approximately what percentage of northern New England land is used for farming today?
The Annapolis Valley is known to be Canada's center for production of
In which of the following states is forestry a key industry?
Which state accounts for over 70% of the United States lobster catch?
Which of the following regions is a major milk shed?
Lake Champlain Lowlands
What crop is The Aroostook Valley of Maine and New Brunswick know for producing
Which of the following is the Bypassed East's largest city?
Halifax and Nova Scotia
Which state in the Bypassed East has the HIGHEST per capita income?
Which of the following is NOT true about the Green Mountains of Vermont
They peak at 6200 feet
Which of the following is TRUE about population distribution in New England?
Vermont has small urban clusters surrounded mainly by empty forested areas
All of the region receives substantial and evenly distributed precipitation at what amounts
100 to 150 centimeters
Which is TRUE about the climate of the Bypassed East
Fog and clouds are common
Which of the following does NOT produce wild blueberries for market?
What competitor states have been the main threats to the St. John-Aroostook Valley
farmers' economic development?
Oregon and Idaho
Which of the following has the GREATEST percentage of land area dedicated to
Which of the following is NOT one of the fish in the Atlantic Province catch
Which of the following is the leading marble producing state?
Which is NOT true about the Atlantic Provinces?
They have the highest per capita income in Canada
The offshore banks comprise all but the following:
Which of the following is NOT considered a main occupation of the region?
Which river has its mouth on the northern coastline of the Bypassed East?
. Farming was never easy in the Bypassed East primarily due to:
Rocky soils and hilly terrain
The region's major population clusters are i
Coastal Harbors and The Triassic Lowlands
What city/nation was the first European settlement in the Bypassed East?
What province benefited the MOST from the opening of the Welland Canal?
What state and province share the Aroostook-St. John River Valley?
Maine and New Brunswick
The Allegheny Plateau contains which of the following?
Largest deposits of coal in the world
Which of the following is the only state COMPLETELY in Appalachia?
Which of the following is NOT part of the Ozark tristate district?
Mining has all of the following impacts on the Appalachian region EXCEPT
High profits from taxes of local economies
Changes in elevation between the Piedmont region and the Appalachians is usually:
Abrupt and substantial
Which of the following is the driving force behind Appalachian poverty
The mechanization of coal mining
What type of coal is MOST common in the Appalachians?
The Great Valley extends through all of the following EXCEPT
Which is NOT true about Northern Appalachia?
It is much less developed than Southern Appalachia
The initial role of the Tennessee Valley Authority was to:
Provide navigable waterways through the Tennessee River stream network
The primary role of the Appalachian Regional Commission was to:
Build roads and improve highways
Appalachian farms were marginalized from the prosperity of large scale farming in the United States mainly due to:
Local geography prevented farmers from ever having large farms to compete, especially after rising farm costs
Which of the following is the main factor contributing to the poor economic opportunities in the Appalachians?
Geographic isolation and limited access to/from the region
Which statement is TRUE regarding urbanization in the Appalachian region?
Excepting West Virginia, every capital and major urban center lies outside of the region
Which of the following is NOT part of the Changing South region?
Which of the following did NOT facilitate the settlement of the South?
All the above contributed to the settlement of the South
Which of the following is NOT true regarding early settlement of the South?
European population densities were quite high compared to the North
Over time, the biggest revenue-generating crop grown in the South was
An important high-volume business enterprise of the early South was:
Which of the following is NOT true regarding the cultural effects of cash crop agriculture?
There was increased interaction with the North
Which of the following is NOT true regarding plantation agriculture?
It increased voluntary immigration to the South
Today, the majority of Southern whites are of:
English, Scottish, or Irish descent
The Cajun population of southern Louisiana originated in:
The Atlantic Provinces of Canada
Cotton was the major cash crop in all of the following areas EXCEPT
The Florida Panhandle
Which of the following is NOT an after-effect of the Civil War that helped cripple the South?
Surplus cotton glutted the market
A form of agricultural tenancy where the tenant pays for use of the land with a portion of the crop is known as:
Which of the following is NOT a reason Northern textile manufacturers moved to the South?
The lack of land in the North for new factories
"Pittsburgh plus" pricing refers to:
Rules that artificially made it cheaper to buy Northern steel than Southern steel
. In 1954, the United States Supreme Court issued a decision that did what?
Reversed the separate but equal doctrine thereby helping to end segregation
Coca-Cola and CNN are headquartered in:
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