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  • How tall is your school?If it were 100 stories tall, it would hold a lot of students! In large cities, many people work in buildings even taller than that!
  • DelawareMarylandNew JerseyNew YorkPennsylvania
  •  The Mid-Atlantic region is the most thickly settled region in the nation New York’s location to the Hudson River led to its growth. European settlers used the river and New York’s harbor to move goods from inland North America to Europe. Shipping led to the growth of trade.
  •  Started on an island called Manhattan As the city grew, four new neighborhoods formed  Queens  Staten Island  Bronx  Brooklyn
  •  Today, skyscrapers fill Manhattan  Skyscrapers: very tall buildings
  •  More than 8,000,000 people live there! From around the world.
  •  Subways Buses Taxis
  •  Millions visit each year  Shop  Museums  Attend Plays
  •  People began to move from cities to the suburbs in the 1800s. They wanted to find less crowded places to live
  •  Drive cares to work, school, and malls
  •  Forestand farmland fill large areas More farms here than New England region  Flowers  Chickens  Dairy Products Coal Mines in Pennsylvania
  •  Natural Environments  Winter sports in the mountains  Beaches  Boating and Fishing