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Chapter 5-Geography-The United States
tributary
plantation
pioneers
bilingual
a stream or river that flows into a larger stream or rivier
a large farm that grows mainly one crop
the first settlers in the West.
having the ability to speak two languages.
tributary
a stream or river that flows into a larger stream or rivier
plantation
a large farm that grows mainly one crop
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Geography - Chapter 5 - United States
Applachian Mountains
Great Lakes
Mississippi River
Great Plains
Mountain range in the Eastern United States, running parallel…
Five lakes forming the largest group of freshwater lakes in t…
The largest river & chief water way in the United States
A vast grassland in central North America
Applachian Mountains
Mountain range in the Eastern United States, running parallel…
Great Lakes
Five lakes forming the largest group of freshwater lakes in t…
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Chapter 5 The Physical Geography of the United States and Canada
divide
headwaters
tributary
fall line
high point or ridge that determines the direction that rivers…
the source of a river
a smaller river or stream that feeds into a larger river
boundary in eastern US where the higher land of the Piedmont…
divide
high point or ridge that determines the direction that rivers…
headwaters
the source of a river
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Geography chapter 5- The United States
Aqueducts
Clear cutting
Columbia Plateau
Divide
System of channels and pipelines that carry water for hundred…
The removal of all tress in a stand of timber
In between pacific and Rocky Mountain ranges are areas of dry…
high point or ridge that determines the direction a river flows
Aqueducts
System of channels and pipelines that carry water for hundred…
Clear cutting
The removal of all tress in a stand of timber
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United States History and Geography Chapter 5
revenue tariff
protective tariff
free enterprise system
interchangeable parts
a tax on imports for the purpose of raising money
a tax on imports designed to protect American manufacturers
market economy in which privately owned businesses have the f…
uniform pieces that can be made in large quantities to replac…
revenue tariff
a tax on imports for the purpose of raising money
protective tariff
a tax on imports designed to protect American manufacturers
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Chapter 5: Physical geography of United States and Canada
divide
headwaters
tributary
fall line
A high point or ridge that determines the direction rivers fl…
the water from which a river rises; a source.
A stream or river that flows into a larger river
a boundary in the eastern United States where the higher land…
divide
A high point or ridge that determines the direction rivers fl…
headwaters
the water from which a river rises; a source.
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World Geography:Chapter 5 Sction 3 The United States
megalopolis
Washington, D.C.
Detroit
Chicago
a string of large cities that have grown together
capital of the United States
city located in Michigan... leading automobile producer
third largest city in the United States... one of the busiest sh…
megalopolis
a string of large cities that have grown together
Washington, D.C.
capital of the United States
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Chapter 5 - The Physical Geography of the United States and Canada
Divide
Headwaters
Tributaries
Fishery
a high point or ridge that determines the direction rivers flow
the sources of river waters
smaller streams and rivers that feed into a main river
areas (freshwater or saltwater) in which fish or sea animals…
Divide
a high point or ridge that determines the direction rivers flow
Headwaters
the sources of river waters
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McGraw Hill World Geography Chapter 5: The United States
Tributary
Headwaters
Divide
Fall Line
a smaller river or stream that feeds into a larger river
the source of a stream or river
a high point or ridge that determines the direction rivers flow
a boundary in the eastern United States where the higher land…
Tributary
a smaller river or stream that feeds into a larger river
Headwaters
the source of a stream or river
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World geography chapter 5- The United States
How many americans have european ances…
Where are a big chunk of Hispanic Amer…
Where are a big chunk of Native Americ…
Where are most African Americans?
7/10
Southwestern
Reserves in chunks in the west, Oklahoma, southwest, west, Ar…
South, tiny parts in the west, scattered
How many americans have european ances…
7/10
Where are a big chunk of Hispanic Amer…
Southwestern
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Chapter 5: The Physical Geography of the United States and Canada
plateau
mesa
continental divide
headwaters
flat landmass higher than the surrounding land, with as least…
flat-topped, elevated landform (from the Spanish term for "ta…
a line or ridge that separates rivers flowing toward opposite…
the sources of river waters
plateau
flat landmass higher than the surrounding land, with as least…
mesa
flat-topped, elevated landform (from the Spanish term for "ta…
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World Geography: Ms. Aviles Chapter 5 Sessions 1 and 3 The United States
Appalachian Mountains
Great Lakes
Mississippi River
tributary
main mountain range in the East
largest group of fresh water lakes in the world
North America's longest river
a stream or that flows into a larger stream or river
Appalachian Mountains
main mountain range in the East
Great Lakes
largest group of fresh water lakes in the world
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Chapter 5 - The Physical Geography of the United States and Canada
Divide
Headwaters
Tributaries
Fishery
a high point or ridge that determines the direction rivers flow
the sources of river waters
smaller streams and rivers that feed into a main river
areas (freshwater or saltwater) in which fish or sea animals…
Divide
a high point or ridge that determines the direction rivers flow
Headwaters
the sources of river waters
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Chapter 5: Section 1 The Physical Geography of the United States
Appalachian Mountains
Chinook
Headwaters
Mississippi River
Eastern mountain range that are the oldest mountains in the U.S
Inhabiting the Northern Shore of the mouth of the Columbia Ri…
Sometimes, headwaters, the upper tributaries of a river.
The chief river of the United states, rising in the Lake regi…
Appalachian Mountains
Eastern mountain range that are the oldest mountains in the U.S
Chinook
Inhabiting the Northern Shore of the mouth of the Columbia Ri…
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United States History and Geography: Chapter 5 Terms
revenue tariff
protective tariff
free enterprise system
interchangeable parts
a tax on imports for the purpose of raising money
a tax on imports designed to protect American manufacturers
market economy in which privately owned businesses have the f…
uniform pieces that can be made in large quantities to replac…
revenue tariff
a tax on imports for the purpose of raising money
protective tariff
a tax on imports designed to protect American manufacturers
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Chapter 5 The Physical Geography of the United States and Canada
divide
headwaters
tributary
fall line
high point or ridge that determines the direction that rivers…
the source of a river
a smaller river or stream that feeds into a larger river
boundary in eastern US where the higher land of the Piedmont…
divide
high point or ridge that determines the direction that rivers…
headwaters
the source of a river
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Chapter 5 - The Physical Geography of the United States and Canada
Divide
Headwaters
Tributaries
Fishery
a high point or ridge that determines the direction rivers flow
the sources of river waters
smaller streams and rivers that feed into a main river
areas (freshwater or saltwater) in which fish or sea animals…
Divide
a high point or ridge that determines the direction rivers flow
Headwaters
the sources of river waters
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Geography chapter 5 cultures of the United States & Canada
Hunters in Asia that followed herds of…
North America along the Atlantic coast
Declared their independance from Britain
American Independance
Who was believed to be the first Americans?
Where did Great Britain establish colonies?
What did the colonist do in 1776?.
In 1783 what did Britain recognize?
Hunters in Asia that followed herds of…
Who was believed to be the first Americans?
North America along the Atlantic coast
Where did Great Britain establish colonies?
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Chapter 5 Physical Geography of the United States
Tributary
Headwater
Davide
Fall Line
Smaller river or streams that feed into a larger river.
source of a river or steam/ where a river starts
high point or ridge that determines the direction that rivers…
boundary on in the eastern U.S. where interior plain drops do…
Tributary
Smaller river or streams that feed into a larger river.
Headwater
source of a river or steam/ where a river starts
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World geography chapter 5- The United States
How many americans have european ances…
Where are a big chunk of Hispanic Amer…
Where are a big chunk of Native Americ…
Where are most African Americans?
7/10
Southwestern
Reserves in chunks in the west, Oklahoma, southwest, west, Ar…
South, tiny parts in the west, scattered
How many americans have european ances…
7/10
Where are a big chunk of Hispanic Amer…
Southwestern
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Geography Test : Chapter 5- United States
Which city is the largest in the Unite…
The population of the United States is…
Where does the United States rank amon…
Where does the United States rank amon…
New York
320 million
3rd
3rd
Which city is the largest in the Unite…
New York
The population of the United States is…
320 million
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WG Chapter 5 Lesson 2 - Human Geography of the United States
Underground Railroad
dry farming
Manufacturing Belt
Sunbelt
a network of safe houses in the United States that helped tho…
a farming method used in dry regions in which crops are grown…
a concentrated region of manufacturing industries in the nort…
a mild climate region in the southern and southwestern portio…
Underground Railroad
a network of safe houses in the United States that helped tho…
dry farming
a farming method used in dry regions in which crops are grown…
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United States History and Geography Modern Times chapter 5
dollar diplomacy
Platt Amendment
Roosevelt Corollary
William Crawford Gorgas
belief that if U.S. business leaders supported Latin American…
ensured that Cuba would remain tied to the United States
the United States would intervene in Latin American affairs w…
controlled mosquito populations to minimize disease during co…
dollar diplomacy
belief that if U.S. business leaders supported Latin American…
Platt Amendment
ensured that Cuba would remain tied to the United States
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Geography chapter 5-7 United States and Canada
Great Plains
Mississippi River
Great Lakes
Greenland
-lots of rain... -300-700 miles across the center of the U.S.... -p…
-one of North Americas longest rivers... -flows 2,357 miles ... -fr…
-Huron... -Ontario... -Michigan... -Erie... -Superior ... -in the northern p…
-grass area... -largest island ... -off of the northeast coast of C…
Great Plains
-lots of rain... -300-700 miles across the center of the U.S.... -p…
Mississippi River
-one of North Americas longest rivers... -flows 2,357 miles ... -fr…
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WG Chapter 5 Lesson 1 - Physical Geography of the United States
tributary
headwaters
divide
fall line
a smaller river or stream that feeds into a larger river
the source of a stream or river
a high point or ridge that determines the direction rivers flow
a boundary in the eastern united states where the higher land…
tributary
a smaller river or stream that feeds into a larger river
headwaters
the source of a stream or river
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Geography - Study Guide (Regions of the United States & Verse) -Chapter 5
Romans 13:3-4... (3) For _______ are not…
Covers a small part of the US
Most densely populated part of the cou…
Heavily industrialized
Rulers, terror, good, evil, unafraid, authority, good, praise…
The Northeastern States
The Northeastern States
The Northeastern States
Romans 13:3-4... (3) For _______ are not…
Rulers, terror, good, evil, unafraid, authority, good, praise…
Covers a small part of the US
The Northeastern States
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Chapter 5 Section 1: Physical Geography of the United States
Tributary
Headwaters
Divide
Fall Line
A smaller river or stream that feeds into a larger river.
The source of a stream.
A higher point or ridge that determines the direction rivers…
A boundary in the eastern United States where the higher land…
Tributary
A smaller river or stream that feeds into a larger river.
Headwaters
The source of a stream.
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Chapter 5 Section 2: Human Geography of the United States
Underground Railroad
Dry Farming
Manufacturing Belt
Sunbelt
A network of safe house in the United States that helped thou…
A farming method used in dry regions in which crops are grown…
A concentrated region of manufacturing industries in the nort…
A mild climate region in the southern and southwestern portio…
Underground Railroad
A network of safe house in the United States that helped thou…
Dry Farming
A farming method used in dry regions in which crops are grown…
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United States History & Geography Chapter 5 Terms (10 Terms)
Imperialism
Protectorate
Pan-Americanism
Yellow Journalism
The actions used by one nation to exercise political or econo…
A country that is technically independent but is actually und…
The idea that the Untied States and Latin American nations sh…
Type of sensational, biased, and often false reporting for th…
Imperialism
The actions used by one nation to exercise political or econo…
Protectorate
A country that is technically independent but is actually und…
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Chapter 5: The United States
One process of ________________ uses l…
The Great Lakes, Piedmont, and Interio…
On September 17, 1787, state delegates…
In 1992, the United States, Mexico, an…
irrigration
physical
U.S. Constitution
Canada
One process of ________________ uses l…
irrigration
The Great Lakes, Piedmont, and Interio…
physical
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Chapter 5 "The United States" Vocabulary
Tributary
Headwaters
Divide
Fall line
A small river or streams that empties into a larger river
The beginning or source of a stream or river
The high point or ridge that determines the direction rivers…
the eastern United States boundary where the higher land drop…
Tributary
A small river or streams that empties into a larger river
Headwaters
The beginning or source of a stream or river
18 terms
Chapter 5 The United States
Rocky Mountains
Plantation
Chicago
Washington, D.C.
Rocky Mountains
Plantation
15 terms
Chapter 5 Physical Geography of the United States and Canada Nasser
Appalachian Mountains
Great Plains
Canadian Shield
Rocky Mountain
Are on of the two major mountain chains in the u.s and canada
A largely treeless area that ascends to about 4,000 ft
Rocky mainly flat area that covers nearly 2 million square mi…
The other major mountains chain in the United States and Canada
Appalachian Mountains
Are on of the two major mountain chains in the u.s and canada
Great Plains
A largely treeless area that ascends to about 4,000 ft
20 terms
United States History and Geography Modern Times chapter 5
dollar diplomacy
Platt Amendment
Roosevelt Corollary
William Crawford Gorgas
belief that if U.S. business leaders supported Latin American…
ensured that Cuba would remain tied to the United States
the United States would intervene in Latin American affairs w…
controlled mosquito populations to minimize disease during co…
dollar diplomacy
belief that if U.S. business leaders supported Latin American…
Platt Amendment
ensured that Cuba would remain tied to the United States
20 terms
United States History and Geography Modern Times chapter 5
dollar diplomacy
Platt Amendment
Roosevelt Corollary
William Crawford Gorgas
belief that if U.S. business leaders supported Latin American…
ensured that Cuba would remain tied to the United States
the United States would intervene in Latin American affairs w…
controlled mosquito populations to minimize disease during co…
dollar diplomacy
belief that if U.S. business leaders supported Latin American…
Platt Amendment
ensured that Cuba would remain tied to the United States
United States Geography
Piedmont
Appalachians
Mt. McKinley
Rockies
The area that lies between the Atlantic plain and the Appalac…
The oldest mountain range on the North American continent
The highest mountain in the United States
Location of the continental divide where waters flow in diffe…
Piedmont
The area that lies between the Atlantic plain and the Appalac…
Appalachians
The oldest mountain range on the North American continent
28 terms
Chapter 5: History and Cultures of the United States
U.S. Constitution
Hunters crossed a land bridge between…
United States and Soviet Union
10 provinces and 3 territories
What plan explains how the U.S. government is set up and works?
How did the first people arrive in the Americas?
Which countries became major world powers after World War II?
How many provinces and territories make up Canada today?
U.S. Constitution
What plan explains how the U.S. government is set up and works?
Hunters crossed a land bridge between…
How did the first people arrive in the Americas?
15 terms
Chapter 5 Physical Geography of the United States and Canada. Hugo Baroody
Appalachian Mountains
Great Plains
Canadian Shield
Rocky Mountains
Are one of the two major mountain chains in the united states…
A largely treeless area that continues the ascent to about 4,…
Rocky mainly flat area that covers nearly 2 million square mi…
The other major mountain chain in the United States and Canada
Appalachian Mountains
Are one of the two major mountain chains in the united states…
Great Plains
A largely treeless area that continues the ascent to about 4,…
Chapter 5: United States
Appalachian Mountains
Great Lakes
Mississippi River
Tributary
The main mountain range in the east
*The largest group of freshwater lakes in the world... * Form an…
*North America's longest and most important river... *Two tribut…
a smaller stream that flows into a larger stream or river
Appalachian Mountains
The main mountain range in the east
Great Lakes
*The largest group of freshwater lakes in the world... * Form an…
8 terms
Chapter 5~ The United States
tributary
continental divide
colony
plantation
A stream or river that flows into a larger river
Mountain ridge that separates river systems flowing towards o…
A group of people in one place who are ruled by a parent coun…
large farm that specializes in one or two crops
tributary
A stream or river that flows into a larger river
continental divide
Mountain ridge that separates river systems flowing towards o…
18 terms
Chapter 5 The United States Vocabulary
Appalachian Mountains
Great Lakes
Mississippi River
tributary
the main mountain range in the East
the largest group of freshwater lakes in the world
largest and most important river in the USA
a smaller stream or river that flows into a larger stream or…
Appalachian Mountains
the main mountain range in the East
Great Lakes
the largest group of freshwater lakes in the world
50 terms
United States Geography (States and Capitals)
Washington
Oregon
California
Nevada
Olympia
Salem
Sacramento
Carson City
Washington
Olympia
Oregon
Salem
31 terms
McGraw Hill World Geography Chapter 5: The United States
Tributary
Headwaters
Divide
Fall Line
a smaller river or stream that feeds into a larger river
the source of a stream or river
a high point or ridge that determines the direction rivers flow
a boundary in the eastern United States where the higher land…
Tributary
a smaller river or stream that feeds into a larger river
Headwaters
the source of a stream or river
6 terms
Chapter 5 Lesson 1 Physical Geography of the United States
Tributary
Headwaters
Divide
Fall line
A smaller river or stream that feeds into a larger river.
The source of a stream or river.
A high point or ridge that determines the direction rivers fl…
A boundary in the eastern United states where the higher land…
Tributary
A smaller river or stream that feeds into a larger river.
Headwaters
The source of a stream or river.
28 terms
Chapter 5: The United States West of the Mississippi River
cordillera
timberline
contiguous
Continental Divide
a region of parallel mountain chains - Rocky Mountains
the elevation above which it is too cold for trees to grow
joined together inside a common boundary
an imaginary line through the Rocky Mountains that separates…
cordillera
a region of parallel mountain chains - Rocky Mountains
timberline
the elevation above which it is too cold for trees to grow
18 terms
Chapter 5: The United States
Appalachian Mountains
Great Lakes
Mississippi River
tributary
the main mountain range in the East
the largest group of freshwater lakes in the world
North America's longest river
a stream or river that flows into a larger stream or river
Appalachian Mountains
the main mountain range in the East
Great Lakes
the largest group of freshwater lakes in the world
40 terms
Geography Chapter 4 - The United States
mobile
national parks
Gulf of Mexico
Great Lakes
moving from place to place
places set aside by the government to protect landscapes of g…
large body of water bordering the South
largest group of freshwater lakes in the world
mobile
moving from place to place
national parks
places set aside by the government to protect landscapes of g…
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Geography - Study Guide (States and Nicknames)-Chapter 5
Arkansas
Florida
Georgia
Kentucky
The Natural State (The Land of Opportunity)
The Sunshine State
The Peach State
The Bluegrass State
Arkansas
The Natural State (The Land of Opportunity)
Florida
The Sunshine State
10 terms
Baxendale5 --Chapter 1--Geography of the United States
geography
globe
latitude
longitude
the study of our physical world and how we interact with it
a sphere that is a model of Earth
imaginary lines called parallels that circle the Earth from l…
imaginary lines called meridians that run from the North Pole…
geography
the study of our physical world and how we interact with it
globe
a sphere that is a model of Earth
25 terms
World Geography (HRW) - Ch 5 - United States
Rocky Mountains
plantation
Chicago
colony
enormous mountains in the west
a large farm that grows mainly one crop
the third largest city in the US
a territory inhabited and controlled by people in a foreign l…
Rocky Mountains
enormous mountains in the west
plantation
a large farm that grows mainly one crop
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