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  • 1. THE MEANING OF THE U.S. FLAG The stars in the U.S. flag represent the 50states and its stripes are the thirteen originalcolonies. Each color has a meaning to the flag. Thewhite represents its purity and innocence.Blue did not have a meaning until 1777. Itnow stands for the chief, which is justice,vigilance, and perseverance. Red is thevalor and the hardiness.
  • 2. BODIES OF WATER SURROUNDING THE UNITEDSTATES The Pacific Ocean borders the west coast ofthe united states. The Atlantic Ocean borders the east coast ofthe united states. The Gulf of Mexico borders Texas, Louisiana,Mississippi, Alabama, Florida.
  • 3. CHESAPEAKE BAY Is the largest estuaries in the United States! More than 150 rivers and streams end hereand it is connected to the Atlantic Ocean. The states that border Chesapeake bay areVirginia and Maryland.
  • 4. PUGET SOUND Washington is the only state that borders itand it is shared with Canada. It also connects to the Pacific Ocean It is the second largest estuary.
  • 5. GREAT SALT LAKE It is found in Utah, you can’t drink water fromthis lake because of it’s saltiness. It believed to be created by an iceberg thatwas left from the last ice age. Due to the saltiness of the lake there is alimited amount of aquatic life.
  • 6. NIAGARA FALLS The Niagara Falls is actually 3 different falls. Canada and the state of New York border it. The water from the falls flows into the greatlakes.
  • 7. THE GREAT LAKES The Great Lakes are actually 5 lakes. Their names are Superior, Michigan, Huron,Erie, Ontario. The lakes are also used as a natural borderbetween the United States and Canada.
  • 8. THE MISSOURI RIVER Missouri River- is one of the longests river inthe United States, it also flows into theMississippi River. It flows through 7 states. The name Missouri means those who havedug out canoes.
  • 9. THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER The name Mississippi was given to it byIndians it means big river. It runs through 10 states and it ends at thegulf of Mexico.
  • 10. THE OHIO RIVER Runs through 6 states And has 20 dams
  • 11. THE COLORADO RIVER Runs thru 7 states Forms a border between Arizona andCalifornia
  • 12. THE HUDSON RIVER The Iroquois called it the Mohegan Creates the border between new jersey andNew York The Hudson river also connects to theMohawk river.
  • 13. THE COLOMBIA RIVER This river begins in Canada and ends up inthe Pacific Ocean The Colombia river connects to the snakeriver . It is also known as big river.
  • 14. THE RIO GRANDE This river serves as a natural border betweenthe state of Texas and Mexico. This river begins in Colorado and ends in theGulf of Mexico.
  • 15. UNITED STATES FACTS As of July 2011 its population was 313,232,044. Based on land area the U. S. is the largest country inthe world. 44 presidents have lead the United States, as oftoday. The new president is Barack Obama and he isserving his second term. George Washington was the 1st president of theUnited States. Washington, D.C. is the capital of the United States.
  • 16. SOME PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES
  • 17. UNITED STATES RIVERS There is more than 250,000 rivers. For example the Mississippi is one of thelargest rivers in the Unites States. One of the longest rivers is Missouri, whichflows approximately 2,500 miles.
  • 18. CHESAPEAKE BAY IS THE LARGEST _____ IN THEU.S.River EstuaryDelta Ocean
  • 19. CHESAPEAKE BAY IS THE LARGEST _____ IN THEU.S.River EstuaryDelta OceanWrong!Chesapeake Bay is thelargestestuary inthe U.S.
  • 20. CHESAPEAKE BAY IS THE LARGEST _____ IN THEU.S.River EstuaryDelta OceanRight!Chesapeake Bay is thelargestestuary inthe U.S.!
  • 21. THE GREAT SALT LAKE FOUND IN TEXAS IS VERYSALTY.True False
  • 22. THE GREAT SALT LAKE FOUND IN TEXAS IS VERYSALTY.True FalseIncorrect!The GreatSalt Lake isvery salty,but it is inUtah, notTexas
  • 23. THE GREAT SALT LAKE FOUND IN TEXAS IS VERYSALTY.True FalseCorrect!The GreatSalt Lake islocated inUtah, notTexas.
  • 24. THE WESTERN COAST OF THE UNITED STATES ISSURROUNDED BY WHICH BODY OF WATER?PacificOceanAtlanticOceanIndianOceanMississippiRiver
  • 25. THE WESTERN COAST OF THE UNITED STATES ISSURROUNDED BY WHICH BODY OF WATER?PacificOceanAtlanticOceanIndianOceanMississippiRiverSorry! TheWest coastof the U.S.issurroundedby thePacificOcean.
  • 26. THE WESTERN COAST OF THE UNITED STATES ISSURROUNDED BY WHICH BODY OF WATER?PacificOceanAtlanticOceanIndianOceanMississippiRiverRight! ThePacificOceansurroundsthe Westcoast of theU.S.!
  • 27. WHAT OF THE FOLLOWING IS NOT A GREATLAKE?A. Ontario B. HuronC. Erie D. Ohio
  • 28. WHAT OF THE FOLLOWING IS NOT A GREATLAKE?A. Ontario B. HuronC. Erie D. OhioWrong!This is infact one ofthe GreatLakes.
  • 29. WHAT OF THE FOLLOWING IS NOT A GREATLAKE?A. Ontario B. HuronC. Erie D. OhioRight! TheOhio Riveris not aGreatLake.
  • 30. LET’S TEST YOU…
  • 31. WHICH RIVER IS THE LARGEST AND WHICH ISTHE LONGEST?A. Mississippi;MissouriB. Lake Erie;Rio GrandeC. Mississippi;ColoradoD. Missouri;Hudson
  • 32. DON’T GIVE UP!
  • 33. THE UNITED STATES HAS HAD 50 PRESIDENTS.True False
  • 34. SORRY
  • 35. ARE YOU CHEATING?
  • 36. WHAT IS THE CAPITAL OF THE UNITED STATES?A. New York City B. AustinC. WashingtonD.C.D. Los Angeles
  • 37. NOT QUITE
  • 38. YOU’RE A GENIUS!
  • 39. WHO WAS THE FIRST PRESIDENT OF THEUNITED STATES?A.B.Benjamin Franklin George Washington
  • 40. WHOOPS!
  • 41. YES!
  • 42. HOW MANY TERMS HAS PRESIDENT BARACKOBAMA SERVED?One Two
  • 43. HOW MANY TERMS HAS PRESIDENT BARACKOBAMA SERVED?One TwoWrong!BarakObama isserving hissecondterm!
  • 44. HOW MANY TERMS HAS PRESIDENT BARACKOBAMA SERVED?One TwoYou sureknow yourstuff!
  • 45. WORDS TO KNOW Topography:A description of the surface features ofa region, both natural and man-madeHills andMountainsValleysLakes, rivers,and streamsRoads,railroads,andlandfills
  • 46. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS NOT AN EXAMPLEOF TOPOGRAPHY?A. B.C. D.
  • 47. AWESOME!Though man-made, MountRushmore inSouth Dakota isnot a topographicfeature of theUnited States.
  • 48.  Gulf: a sea or ocean partly enclosedby land. Plain: an open area of land withoutany trees. Delta: a flat triangular area at theend of a river that separates intoseveral other areas. Desert: a region of dry land withlittle to no vegetation.More words to know…Example
  • 49. GulfsDeltaPlainDesert
  • 50. THE FOLLOWING ARE EXAMPLESOF GULFS:True orFalse?
  • 51. A DELTA IS_____A. Dry area with little or no vegetation.B. A triangular area of water at the mouth of ariver that separates into several differentareas.C. A flat area of land with no trees.D. A body of water, a sea or ocean, partiallysurrounded by land.
  • 52. YOU’RE RIGHT!
  • 53. U.S. GEOGRAPHY TRIVIA QUESTIONSLet’s see how much you know about theUnited States!
  • 54. US GEOGRAPHY QUIZNew MexicoPennsylvania New YorkMaineIn which state would you find the Niagara Falls?
  • 55. US GEOGRAPHY QUIZNew MexicoPennsylvania New YorkMaineIn which state would you find the Niagara Falls?Correct!!Niagara Falls is in northernNew York, but part ofNiagara Falls in in Canada
  • 56. US GEOGRAPHY QUIZNew MexicoPennsylvania New YorkMaineIn which state would you find the Niagara Falls?Incorrect!!Niagara Falls is in northernNew York, but part ofNiagara Falls in in Canada
  • 57. US GEOGRAPHY QUIZIn which state would you find the bulk of the Ozarks?
  • 58. US GEOGRAPHY QUIZIn which state would you find the bulk of the Ozarks?
  • 59. US GEOGRAPHY QUIZIn which state would you find the bulk of the Ozarks?Incorrect!!The Ozarks is a mountainrange and plateau. TheOzarks fill 60,000 sq miles ofthe USA
  • 60. The bubble rock is located in which state?US Geo Quiz
  • 61. The bubble rock is located in which state?MaineMinnesota None of theseMissouriUS Geo QuizCorrect!!Bubble Rock is anenormous rockbalanced on the edge ofa cliff. But how did it getthere…
  • 62. The bubble rock is located in which state?MaineMinnesota None of theseMissouriUS Geo QuizIncorrect!!Bubble Rock is anenormous rockbalanced on the edge ofa cliff. But how did it getthere…
  • 63. The Mount St. Helens is located in whatstate?NebraskaNorth Dakota WashingtonCalifornia
  • 64. The Mount St. Helens is located in whatstate?NebraskaNorth Dakota WashingtonCaliforniaCORRECT!!!!Mount St. Helens islocated in Washington.
  • 65. The Mount St. Helens is located in whatstate?NebraskaNorth Dakota WashingtonCaliforniaIncorrect!Mount St. Helens islocated in Washington.
  • 66. TUTORIAL QUIZ!!U.S. STATES TUTORIAL!US States as Countriesof Equal Population