South East Region By : Ethan , Jessica
Geography • 12 states • High, flat land • Wetlands • Rich, black soil • Swamps
Climate Hot in summer Warm in spring Cool in winter Cool and warm in fall Tornados and hurricanes and tropical storms
Industry • Coal mining is important to the economy • Farming is important for fruits and vegetables • Manufacturing is what most people do in the Southeast region • Service jobs-teachers
Culture • Fan Fest • Gullah language • Native American first people live in southeast • Native Americans names
Attractions • Kennedy space center • El Morro-a fort to defend Puerto Rico • The Mississippi river is in southeast. • Assateague island
Fun Facts • Manatees are found in Florida • Alligators, flamingos, and mosquitos live in wetlands • Southeast has long growing season • they have lots of amusement parks and historic cities.
Fun Facts Continued • Major League baseball teams train in Florida • Near Virginia's northern coastal boundary lies a small island called Assateague island.