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The 5 regions are divided by which physical characteristic?
Most cities in Michigan developed near rivers and the Great Lakes in the 1800's to make it easier to____________.
What does elevation mean?
how much rain an area has
how high or low above sea level a place is
the latitude and longitude
how many people live in an area
If you were planning a driving trip to California, what map would you need?
Slaves wanted to escape to the north for___________________.
Why can you grown more fruits and vegetables in Florida than in Michigan?
Michigan has better soil
Florida is in the southeast
Florida has a longer growing season
Which is NOT a characteristic of a region?
the houses people live in
Many Michiganians helped escaping slaves on the Underground Railroad because ________________________.
they felt slavery was wrong
they wanted to help the government
they wanted to make money
In the 1900's, African Americans left the south and MOVED to the north because of better jobs. This is an example of____________.
What group of people brought to the US the skills be a cowboy?
Which of these items did African Americans contribute to our culture?
gospel music and jazz
guitars and pianos
chocolate and potatoes
The first Chinese immigrants came to the U.S. to find ____________.
to plant crops
to find gold
to buy furs
If we wanted to look at how many people live in the Midwest region, what type of map would we use?
Setting aside land for a national park in order to protect animals and natural resources would________________________.
have negative effect on the environment
have a positive effect on the environment
have no effect
If more people move to an area, what might happen?
less rain will fall
there might be a hurricane
water shortages might occur
they will need less electricity
Michigan is considered a state within the Midwest region, but can also be considered a state within which region?
Great Lakes region
The Hills region
The Coastal region
Which is NOT a good way to conserve(save) water?
Take LONG showers
Turn the hose off when you are finished
Water your lawn for a short amount of time
The 5 regions of the US are_____________________________.
West, Coastal, Plains, Southeast
Southeast, Southwest, West, Midwest, Northeast
Southeast, Northwest, West, Southwest