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Exploring the Regions of the United States


The Peopling of the United States




A Train Tour of the Northeast:

Visit the websites listed for your topic to learn more. Use your focus questions

Democracy


Geography of the Northeast


History of the Northeast


Economy of the Northeast


Our Government

Lowell, Massachusetts (Life in the Mills)


Cotton, Cotton, Cotton!


Workers Needed


Why Did They Come?
Long Hard Days

Women Speak Out

Population Density and Life in the Northeast

//**How does population density relate to housing**//?
How does population density relate to jobs?
How does population density affect transportation?
How does population density affect the environment?
How Does population density affect recreation?

Vocabulary Word
Definition
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megalopolis
a thickly populated region centering
in a metropolis or embracing several metropolises
http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/megalopolis?show=0&t
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rural
relating to the country, country people or life, or agriculture
http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rural
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density
the mass of a substance per unit volume
http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/density
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southern
the dialect of English spoken in most of the Chesapeake Bay area, the coastal plain and the greater part of the upland plateau in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia, and the Gulf states at least as far west as the valley of the Brazos in Texas and sometimes taken to include the south Midland area
http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/southern
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Inventing New Ways of Living


2. Create a digital procuct that will help students answer the questions:
  • How did modern cities change to be like they are today?
  • What do inventors have to do with city life?

Inventing New Ways of Living
Building Higher and Stronger
Moving People Here to There
Early Road Travel

Northeast Comic Directions

A Bus and Boat Tour of the Southeast

Jamestown simulation

Geography and Life in the Southeast


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The Southwest



Hoover Dam
Guthrie Oklahoma, Land Rush
Colorado River and John Wesley Powel
Havasupis in the Grand Canyon
Colorado River Compact
San Antonio, TX (The Alamo)

Government


Economics


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  1. ^ http://economics.mrdonn.org/powerpoints.html

    Fact Monster Information
    http://www.factmonster.com/search?fr=fmtnh&query=economics