World Geo Ch 5 Vocab

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What has shaped many Landforms?

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What has shaped many Landforms?

Tectonic plate movement and Glacier activity

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Where is the Pacific Range

The west

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What does it include

Sierra Nevada, Cascade Range, Coast Range, Alaska Range

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What is Denali

formerly known as Mt. McKinley is the highest point in the US

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Where it the Rocky Mountains

The west

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Where does the rockies start and stretch till

New Mexico and stretches 3000 miles northward

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Where is the Columbia Plateau

between the Pacific Range and the Rocky Mountains

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Where do the great plains streatch and end till

eastward from the Rockies to the base of the Appalachian Mountains

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Where is land higher

The west

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Where is the Appalachian Mount.

The east

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The appalichian mts. is the

Oldest mountain range in North America

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Appalachian mountain streaches from

Canada to Alabama

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How were the Hawaiian Islands formed

magma erupted from a hot spot on the seafloor and created 8 major islands

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Tributaries

a smaller river or stream that feeds into a larger river

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Headwaters

the source of a stream or river

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Continental divide

a high point of the ridge that determines the direction rivers flow

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Fall line

a boundary in the eastern United States where the higher land of Piedmont drops to the lower Atlantic Coastal Plain

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What states were established along the fall line

Philidelphia, Baltimore, and Washington DC

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What are all the great lakes

Lake Superior, Lake Huron, Lake Erie, Lake Ontario, and Lake Michigan

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How were the great lakes made

by glaciers

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What is St. Lawernece Seaway System

series of canals, rivers, and waterways that connect the Great Lakes to the Atlantic Ocean

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Hurricans

large, powerful windstorm that forms over warm ocean waters

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Fossil Fules

a resource formed on the Earth by plant and animal remains

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How did people arrive

by land and boat

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Who explored the souther and northeast regions

Spanish explored the southern while French settles in the northeast and were involve in fur trade

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what are the first 3 colonial regions

New England, Middle, and Southern

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Native Americans lost what

Land

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underground railroad

a network of safe houses in the United States that helped thousands of enslaved people escape to freedom

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When was slavery abolished

after the American Civil War

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what is dry farming

a farming method used in dry regions in which crops are grown that rely only on the natural precipitation

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manufacturing belt

a concentrated region of manufacturing industries in the northeastern and midwestern United States

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Which immigrants helped railroads

Europeans, Chinese, and Mexicans

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What helped boost the conomy

WW I and WW II

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what are the densley populated regions

Northeast and Great Lakes

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Sunbelt

a mild climate region in the southern and southwestern portions of the United States

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Where do most people live

In metropolitan areas

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Megalopolis

a large population concentration made up of several large and many smaller cities, such as the area between Boston and Washington, D.C.

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Jazz

a musical form that developed in the United States in the early 1900s, blending African rhythms and European harmonies

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What music genres have origins from the U.S

Blues, punk, rock, and hip-hop

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postindustrial

economy that emphasizes services and technology rather than industry and manufacturing

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foreclosure

legal proceeding in which a borrower’s rights to a property are relinquished due to his or her inability to make payments on the loan

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