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Describing the different landforms and vegetations of each of the four regions of North America. Along with this is the comparing of two states with human and physical characteristics

Describing the different landforms and vegetations of each of the four regions of North America. Along with this is the comparing of two states with human and physical characteristics

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  • 1. GEOGRAPHY ~PLACES & REGIONS~
  • 2. THE REGIONS OF AMERICA
    • East
    • Central
    • West
    • Alaska and Pacific Islands
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  • 3. EASTERN REGION LANDFORMS
    • Appalachian Mountains
    • Niagara Falls
    • Mississippi River
    • 10,000 Lakes
      • 15,000 Streams/Rivers
    • Everglades
      • In Florida
  • 4. CENTRAL REGION’S LANDFORM
    • Great Plains
    • Missouri River
  • 5. WESTERN REGION LANDFORM
    • Rocky Mountains
    • Yellowstone National Park
      • Wyoming/Montana/
      • Idaho
    • The Great Salt Lake
      • Utah
    • Death Valley
      • California
    • Yosemite National Park
    • San Andreas Fault Line
  • 6. ALASKA AND PACIFIC ISLANDS LANDFORMS
    • Hawaii Volcanoes:
      • Mt. Waialeale
      • Diamond Head
      • Mauna Loa
      • Mauna Kea
      • Kilanea
    • Pearl Harbor
    • Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
    • Alaska:
      • Brooks/Alaska Range mountains
  • 7. VEGETATION IN THE EASTERN REGION
    • Ambrosia
    • Cherry/Apple Blossoms
    • Oak-Heath Forest
    • Northeastern Coastal Forests
    • New England/Acadian Forests
    • Carolinian Forest
    • Allegheny Highlands Forests
    • Weeping Willows
  • 8. CENTRAL VEGETATION
    • Ambrosia
    • Great Plains
    • Trees:
      • Kentucky Coffee Tree
      • Dogwood
      • Buckeye
      • American Elm
      • Honey Locust
      • Cottonwood
      • Maple
  • 9. WESTERN VEGETATION
    • Redwood Forest
    • Juniper Trees
    • Ambrosia
  • 10. THE ALASKA AND PACIFIC ISLANDS VEGETATION
    • Alaska:
      • Ambrosia
      • Cypress Trees
      • Rainforest
    • Hawaii:
      • Palm Trees
      • Coconut Trees
      • Thick Forest Vegetation
  • 11. COMPARING THE REGIONS
    • Appalachian & Rocky Mountains
    • Mississippi & Missouri Rivers
    • National Parks
    • Cherry Blossom Trees
    • Landforms
    • Vegetation
  • 12. MICHIGAN CHARACTERISTICS
    • Five Great Lakes
      • Lake Huron, Lake Ontario, Lake Michigan, Lake Erie, and Lake Superior (HOMES)
    • Capital: Lansing
    • State Symbols:
      • Bird: Robin
      • Stone: Petoskey
      • Tree: White Pine
      • Animal: White-Tailed Deer
      • Flower: Apple Blossom
    • The Upper and Lower Peninsulas are connected by the Mackinaw Bridge
    • Detroit car companies
      • The largest manufacturer in the U.S.
  • 13. MARYLAND CHARACTERISTICS
    • Capital: Annapolis
    • Houses the Nation’s Capital:
      • Washington D.C.
      • Where the President lives
    • State Symbols:
      • Bird: Baltimore Oriole
      • Flower: Black-eyed Susan
      • Insect: Baltimore Checkerspot Butterfly
      • Tree: White Oak
      • Animal: Chesapeake Bay Retriever
  • 14. HUMAN CHARACTERISTICS
    • 2010 Census:
      • 78.9% - White
      • 14.2% - Black
      • 22.9% - German Heritage
      • 2.3% - Multi-race
    • Jobs:
      • Engineering
      • Farming
    • Political Views:
      • Democratic- 57.33%
      • Republic- 40.9%
    • 2010 Census:
      • 58.2% - White
      • 15.7% - German Heritage
      • 29.4% - Black
      • 2.9% - Muli-race
    • Political Views:
      • Democratic- 61.9%
      • Republican- 36.5%
    • Jobs:
      • Farming
      • Steel Production
      • Fishing
    • Michigan
    • Maryland
  • 15. PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
    • Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lake Shore Park
    • 38 Counties
    • About 200 Waterfalls
    • Mineral production:
      • Limestone
      • Iron
      • Copper
      • Gypsum
      • Oil
    • Lower Peninsula:
      • Shape of a mitten
    • 40 State Parks
    • 24 Counties
    • 8 th Smallest State
    • Maryland’s Soil
      • Sandy and muddy
    • Michigan
    • Maryland
  • 16. CITATIONS
    • Pictures:
      • Marty Hogan, 1922 Michigan, February 26, 2010 , Creative Commons Attribution
      • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service- Midwest Region, Regional Model, April 12, 2011, Creative Commons Attribution
      • Kevin Timothy, Niagara Falls, September 11, 2010, Creative Commons Attribution
      • R. Alton, The Crazy Mountains- Sweet Grass County, Montana, September 8, 2011, Creative Commons Attribution
      • R. H, Rocky Mountains, April 12, 2006, Creative Commons Attribution
      • Shiny Things, Diamond Head, March 13, 2007, Creative Commons Attribution
      • Dospaz, Weeping Willow, September 11, 2006, Creative Commons Attribution
      • ellenm1, Cottonwood Tree, May 16, 2010, Creative Commons Attribution
      • Jsilver, Redwood Forest, January 3, 2007, Creative Commons Attribution
      • Alantankenghoe, Coconut Trees, April 1, 2011, Creative Commons Attribution
      • Meta Mourphic, Michigan, September 11, 2009, Creative Commons Attribution
      • Khairil Zhafri, Cherry Blossom, May 2, 2011, Creative Commons Attribution
      • Norman B. Leventhal Map Center of BPL, The States of Maryland and Delaware , from the Latest Surveys, April 30, 2010, Creative Commons Attribution
      • Brandon Burton, Farm Across Fields, February 8, 2009, Creative Commons Attribution
  • 17. CITATIONS CONTINUED
    • Information:
      • Part of Family Education Network. I nfoPlease: All the Knowledge You Need to Know. High Beam Research LLC. 2000-2011. Website. September 29, 2011.
      • Brad Cole. Geology.com: Michigan/Maryland States . Map Resources, 2005-2011. Website. September 29, 2011.
      • American Fact Finder, United States Census Bureau. Michigan- Selected Social Characteristics in the United States: 2006-2008. Factfinder.census.gov, September 29, 2011
      • Italian America, Population in all 50 States, Niaf.org, September 29, 2011
      • Leip, David. Presidential General Election Results Comparison- Michigan . US Election Atlas. Retrieved : September 29, 2011
      • “ Worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/namerica/usstates/ak.htm”