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What is the reasons why migration has always been a part of U.S. history?
The United States welcomed Immigrants because immigrants pay to be here
The Regions natural wealth, abundance of natural resources, and opportunity for a better life
The Gold rush of 1849
What was the 1st European Settlement in the United States?
St. Augustine- Spaniards
What led to the Foundation of the U.S.?
France Gave the 13 colonies its independence
Great Britain decided the Colonies should govern themselves
The 13 colonies began to resent the British Government and began the American Revolution
What is the Louisiana Purchase?
United States bought the land between the Mississippi River and the Rocky Mountains from France in 1803
When the United States bought California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Colorado from Mexico
When the United States bought the land East of the Mississippi River from France.
What happened in 1869 that allowed more people to settle in the West?
The Purchase of Califronia
The transcontinental Railroad was completed
What social event happened in the U.S. during the 1960's and the 1970's?
Civil Rights and Feminist Movements
End of Slavery
The United States is the most powerful economy in the World
What are the 3 factors that have allowed the American Economy to succeed?
Good trading policies, Technological factories, and labor force
Abundance of Natural resources, Skilled labor force, and Stable political System
Influx of immigrants, top edge technology, and no government restrictions.
Manufacturing is more important in the U.S. than the Service Industry
What are the 2 most spoken languages in the U.S.?
English & Japanese
English & French
English & Spanish
75 percent of the population in the U.S. practice what religion?
where does 80 percent of the population of the U.S. live in?
in a city or a nearby suburb
in the farms, rural areas
The States of Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts make up which region of the U.S.?
New England Area
A large city and its suburbs and towns is called a what?
what is the U.S. 1st Megalopolis
Why is the Midwest called the "BreadBasket"?
They manufacture the most baskets in the world
The area is able to produce more food and feed more people than any where else in the world
They produce a lot of the materials needed to create bread
Why is the South known as the Sunbelt?
Because of the warm climate
Because of the culture in the south
The diversity in the south
The highlighted states represent which subregion of the U.S.?