Презентация на тему: Geography of the United States of America

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Geography of the United States of America
Four U.S. states border Mexico.
Thirteen states border Canada.
Geography of the United States of America
Geography of the United States of America
In addition to fifty states, there are five U.S. territories.
Geography of the United States of America
The capital of the United States is Washington, D.C.
Geography of the United States of America
Geography of the United States of America
American Indians (Native Americans)
? Navajo Indians in World War II
Regions of the United States
The Northeast
Physical Geography of Northeast
Climate and Vegetation of Northeast: Humid Continental
Historical Geography of the Northeast
Population Geography of the Northeast
Land Use in the Northeast
Economic Geography
New England Legacy
New England Politics
The South
Climate and Vegetation of the South
Economic Geography of the South
Political Activity
Midwest
Physical Geography of Midwest
Climate of the Midwest: Humid Continental
Historical Geography of the Midwest
Population
Economic Geography
Geography of the United States of America
Great Plains Region
Physical Geography of the Great Plains
Climate of the Great Plains
Historical Geography of the Great Plains
Homestead Act of 1862
Population of the Great Plains: Rural and declining
Mountain and Basin States
Physical Geography
Climate
Historical Geography
Population Geography
Economic Activity
Pacific Coast States
Physical Geography of West Coast
Southern California
Population Geography
Economic Activity
Western Politics
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Первый слайд презентации: Geography of the United States of America

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Слайд 2: Four U.S. states border Mexico

1. California 2. Arizona 4. Texas 3. New Mexico

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Слайд 3: Thirteen states border Canada

1. Washington 2. Idaho 3. Montana 4. North Dakota 5. Minnesota

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6. Michigan 7. Ohio 8. Pennsylvania

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Now where is state number 13? 9. New York 10. Vermont 11. New Hampshire 12. Maine

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Слайд 6: In addition to fifty states, there are five U.S. territories

Two are in the Atlantic: Puerto Rico U.S. Virgin Islands And three are in the Pacific: American Samoa Northern Mariana Islands Guam

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The most famous landmark in America is the Statue of Liberty ( Liberty Island in New York Harbor )

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Слайд 8: The capital of the United States is Washington, D.C

D. C. stands for District of Columbia. The District of Columbia is not a state.

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Missouri River

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Mississippi River

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Слайд 11: American Indians (Native Americans)

The best-known tribe in North Carolina is the Cherokee. There are many other Indian tribes across the United States. Which ones can you name?

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Слайд 12: Navajo Indians in World War II

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Слайд 13: Regions of the United States

Northeast South Midwest West

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Слайд 14: The Northeast

Northeast Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, and the District of Columbia

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Слайд 15: Physical Geography of Northeast

Northern Appalachian mountains run through most of the northeastern states, causing little farmland, except in valley areas Deep bays exist, allowing for port towns Jagged, rocky coastline in northern areas

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Слайд 16: Climate and Vegetation of Northeast: Humid Continental

No Dry Season - the area receives precipitation throughout the year. Cold, snowy winters and hot summers. Moderate growing season that decreases to north. Vegetation is mixed forests with deciduous and coniferous trees.

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Слайд 17: Historical Geography of the Northeast

The Northeast has the longest history of European settlement. Historically, the Northeast has been the gateway to immigrants. Established itself as the financial and manufacturing hub early in the industrial revolution.

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Слайд 18: Population Geography of the Northeast

Population is concentrated in the Megalopolis that runs from Boston to Washington (AKA Bosnywash). This is the most densely populated region in the United States.

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Слайд 19: Land Use in the Northeast

Dairy Farming Farming Timber Maritime Activity Some Mining Note: As you go north, the growing season shortens, which limits farming. In part of the Northeast, timber is a primary economic activity.

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Слайд 20: Economic Geography

Northeast is the heart of the Manufacturing core, but lately has been termed the RUST BELT. This extends into the Midwest. Why was it called the Rust belt? Where have industries relocated? Why?

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Слайд 21: New England Legacy

New England is famous for its “prep schools” and is home to some of the most elite Universities in the world: Harvard, Yale, MIT, Boston College, Brown, Dartmouth, etc. One of the best resources New England has is its educated population.

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Слайд 22: New England Politics

New England is generally progressive in politics and states usually are affiliated with the Democratic party, although some rural areas tend to vote Republican.

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Слайд 23: The South

States included: North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, Arkansas, and Louisiana. Transition States: Virginia, W. Virginia, Kentucky, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Texas

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Слайд 24: Climate and Vegetation of the South

Humid subtropical, with hot, humid summers and long growing season. Winters are mild, seldom snow. No dry season. Vegetation : Mixed forests. The South is known for plants such as live oaks, magnolia trees, flowering dogwoods.

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Слайд 25: Economic Geography of the South

Historically based on agriculture, with tobacco and cotton being the first cash crops. Fishing is a common activity in Gulf Coast States. Tourism along the Gulf Coast, especially Florida. Oil Industry is located in the Gulf and in cities like Houston and Beaumont, close to continental shelf drilling.

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Слайд 26: Political Activity

The South is known for its conservatism. The Republican Party dominates the South as a result. Resistance to same-sex marriage, abortion, feminism, desegregation, and the abolition of slavery are part of the political history of the South.

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Слайд 27: Midwest

Included States: Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Iowa Transition States: Pennsylvania, Missouri

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Слайд 28: Physical Geography of Midwest

Flat landscape, with river basins. Distinctive Great Lakes, which provide for shipping.

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Слайд 29: Climate of the Midwest: Humid Continental

No Dry Season- this area receives precipitation throughout the year. Cold, snowy winters and hot summers. Moderate growing season that decreases as you go north. Vegetation is mixed forests with deciduous and coniferous trees.

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Слайд 30: Historical Geography of the Midwest

The Mid-west was considered the “Western Frontier”, hence the name. Historically known as the breadbasket of the U.S., as this is also an agricultural region. Also known as a manufacturing, blue-collar hub of the U.S.

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Слайд 31: Population

Large cities include Chicago and Detroit The region is evenly distributed. Population is dense along the Great Lakes.

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Слайд 32: Economic Geography

Dairy Farming in Wisconsin and Minnesota Fruit Orchards in Michigan Corn in Indiana, Illinois, and Iowa Manufacturing in urban cities along Great Lakes, like Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Detroit and Chicago (Steel Towns).

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Corn is most notably grown, but soybeans, wheat, and fruits orchards are also commonly found throughout the Midwest. In which state in the Midwest are dairy products famous?

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Слайд 34: Great Plains Region

Strip of States through the center of the Country. Includes: Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, and North Dakota. Transition States: Oklahoma, Panhandle of Texas, Eastern Colorado, Wyoming and Montana. ,

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Слайд 35: Physical Geography of the Great Plains

The Great Plains are also called the High Plains, as the elevation increases gradually as you go west. Generally flat with some rolling hills. Major River Basins: Red River, Arkansas River, Platte River, and the Missouri River.

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Слайд 36: Climate of the Great Plains

This area receives little rainfall (less than 18 in. a year on average). Cold Winters, especially in the northern areas.

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Слайд 37: Historical Geography of the Great Plains

Before Americans settled the frontier, the Great Plains was home to several Indigenous culture, most notably the Sioux and the Cheyenne. During the 19 th century, the Great Plains became the staging point of war between the native people and the American settlers.

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Слайд 38: Homestead Act of 1862

This act provided each settler with 160 acres of land, as long as he cultivated the land. This caused a rush of settlers to the Great Plains region in the 1800s. Ironically, the Great Plains has lost a third of its population since 1920. Kansas has 6,000 ghost towns.

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Слайд 39: Population of the Great Plains: Rural and declining

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Слайд 40: Mountain and Basin States

States included: New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, Idaho, Utah, Nevada, Arizona Transitions: Colorado, Wyoming and Montana are also Great Plains States Southwest: Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Southern Utah, Nevada.

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Слайд 41: Physical Geography

Characterized by the steep and jagged Rocky Mountain Range

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Слайд 42: Climate

Highland climate is found throughout the Rockies Deserts In general, the area is arid. Farming is done with irrigation.

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Слайд 43: Historical Geography

Mining towns Outlaws (Wild West) Cattle/Sheep Grazing Reservation Lands Las Vegas and Reno- Gambling towns National Park Service

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Слайд 44: Population Geography

Not densely populated. Major urban centers include: Denver, Salt Lake City, Phoenix.

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Слайд 45: Economic Activity

Grazing Mining Tourism Lumber

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Слайд 46: Pacific Coast States

California, Oregon and Washington

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Слайд 47: Physical Geography of West Coast

Mountain Ranges (Sierra Nevada and the Cascades) and Rocky coastlines due to subduction forces. Physical hazard exist across the region due to tectonic forces.

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Слайд 48: Southern California

The continual presence of natural hazards, including fire, flood, earthquakes, and intense drought, has done little to reduce the growth of this area San Andreas Fault Los Angeles is the 2 nd largest city in the U.S.

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Слайд 49: Population Geography

More dense along the coastal areas, especially between San Diego, LA, and San Francisco. Other urban centers exist around Seattle and Portland.

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Слайд 50: Economic Activity

Movie Industry Wine (Napa and Sonoma) Tourism Fishing on the coast

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Последний слайд презентации: Geography of the United States of America: Western Politics

The West coast states are known for their liberalism in politics. Examples: Oregon has legalized euthanasia, all have legalized medicinal marijuana, California recognizes same-sex marriage

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