Flashcards in Chapter 10 SQ and Chapter Review Deck (38)
Into what 2 subregions can the NE be divided?
New England, and Middle Atlantic.
What entity was the basis of self-government in New England?
What is the Delmarva Peninsula?
The largest peninsula in the Northeast
What is the coastal region of Virginia called?
What kind of coal is mined in WV?
What is the largest state in the South?
What is the only state with shoreline on 4 of 5 Great Lakes.
What is the name of the iron ore rich area in Minnesota?
What did early pioneers mistakenly call the Great Plains?
The great America desert
In what area of South Dakota did outlaws and renegade indians hide?
What is unique about the government of Nebraska?
It is the only state with a one house legislature
Which religious group settled in UT?
Which states meet at 4 corners?
Arizona, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico.
Which mountain is the heart of the Cascade Range?
What 2 NE states were not part of the 13 original colonies?
Vermont, and Maine
Why were so many cities founded on the fall line?
There was no answer stated in the book
Why are the great plains so arid?
They get very little rain
Why is it good for a states economy to diversify?
They will bs much more self-supporting
The smallest organizational unit of local government in the New England states
The altitude at which the climate is to cold for trees to grow
The zone above the timber line that is too cold for trees to grow
An opening through a mountain(a gap or pass)
A combination of several metropolitan areas that have grown together
A clean burning form of coal
Small farms or large garden
A narrow strip of land
A low grade coal
An island that lies near the coast and is created by silt deposits
A swampy area along slow moving steams and rivers