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  1. Regions of theunited states

  2. Regions of the United States

  3. Seasonal Seasonal warm Mountains, woods, and oceans Mountains, deserts, oceans, forests Warm Seasonal Mountains, forest, and oceans Plains, woods, lakes

  4. Regions of the United States

  5. Regions of the United States

  6. The Northeast

  7. KEY WORDS: Glaciers River valleys Bay Humid Needleleaf Broadleaf ore KEY PLACES: Coastal Plain Appalachain Mountains Hudson River New York City New York State Barge Canal Connecticut River Delaware River Massachusetts river Chesapeake Bay The Land and Its Resources

  8. LONG AGO Mayflower Pilgrims Colonies Benjamin Franklin Poor Richard’s Almanac American Revolution TODAY Fishing / trawler Farming / Dairy, fruits, vegetables, cattle and poultry Manufacturing: coal, water, steel Trade: good transportation routes, water, rail, highways & airports The Northeast

  9. Natural Resources • Water: most valuable – farming, industries, large cities • Atlantic ocean: fishing, recreational • Forests: needleleaf and broadleaf • Coal: fuel – electricity • Ore: iron ore, limestone and heating coal make steel

  10. Regions of the United States

  11. The Southeast

  12. LONG AGO: Jamestown House of Burgesses Plantations American Revolution Thomas Jefferson George Washington Declaration of Independence Yorktown, Virginia TODAY: Farming: sugar cane, oranges, cotton, soybeans, rice, peanuts, tobacco, cattle, hogs, and poultry Manufacturing: textiles, factories, paper Mardi Gras Caribbean Sea The Southeast

  13. KEY WORDS: Peninusla Crude oil Textiles Refineries Sugar cane Soybeans Pulp KEY PLACES: Coastal Plain Piedmont Mississippi River Blue Ridge Mountains Bluegrass Country New Orleans, Largest seaport Everglades The Land and Its Resources

  14. Natural Resources • Water: most valuable – farming, industries, large cities • Atlantic ocean: fishing, recreational • Crude oil • Forests: pulp, paper, lumber

  15. Regions of the United States

  16. The Great Lakes States

  17. The Great Lakes Lake Superior Lake Huron Lake Ontario Lake Michigan Lake Erie

  18. KEY WORDS: Peninusla Glaciers Plains Harvest KEY PLACES: Ohio River Illinois Waterway The Great Lakes: H.O.M.E.S. Central Plains The Corn Belt Sears Tower The Land and Its Resources

  19. LONG AGO: Bartering Jean Du Sable Pioneers Abraham Lincoln Civil War TODAY: Farming: corn, fruits, vegetables, cattle, hogs, and poultry Mesabi Range: iron ore Manufacturing: steel, cars, tractors, mattresses, corn, cereals {¼ of all US manufacturing comes from here} The Great Lakes

  20. Natural Resources • Great Lakes: water: most valuable – farming, industries, large cities, transportation routes, swimming, and boating • Rich soil: farming: corn, soybeans, oats, cattle • Large forests: pines, oaks and hickory • Minerals: coal, iron ore – steel industry

  21. Regions of the United States

  22. The Plains States

  23. KEY WORDS: Monuments Gateway Groundwater Windmills Tornadoes hailstorms KEY PLACES: St. Louis Interior Plains Central Plains Great Plains Black Hills Badlands Mississippi River Missouri River The Land and Its Resources

  24. LONG AGO: Bison Sioux Indians Buffalo Buffalo Bill Sitting Bull Treaties General George Custer TODAY: Grain Elevators Farming: Wheat; winter and spring, corn, fruits, vegetables, cattle, sheep ranches Manufacturing: meat packing plants, farm machinery, small planes The Plains

  25. Natural Resources • Rich Soil: • Minerals: • coal, oil – {North Dakota} • gold – largest mine in South Dakota} • Sand, Gravel, cement • Buffalo grass

  26. Regions of the United States

  27. The Southwest

  28. Coastal Plain

  29. Regions of the United States

  30. The Mountain States

  31. Regions of the United States

  32. The Pacific States

  33. http://www.dembsky.net/regions/ • http://library.thinkquest.org/4552/ • http://usa.usembassy.de/reisen.htm • http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/gmdhtml/rrhtml/regdef.html • http://cg043.k12.sd.us/regions%20of%20the%20US%20webquest/regions_of_the_united_states_web.htmhttp://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/lessons/04/g912/usregions.html • http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/lessons/04/g912/usregions.html • http://www.eduplace.com/ss/maps/usa.html