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Regions Of The United States

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  • 1. An Interactive Presentation By Mallory Palmer Quit
  • 2. Regions of the United States
    • Northeast
      • Northeast continued
    • Southeast
      • Southeast continued
    • Midwest
      • Midwest continued
    • Southwest
      • Southwest continued
    • West
      • West continued
    • Fifty-Nifty Video
    • Author’s Page
    • Resources
    • Concept Map
    West Midwest Southwest Southeast Northeast Quit
  • 3. Northeast
    • States include:
      • Connecticut
      • Delaware
      • Maine
      • Maryland
      • Massachusetts
      • New Hampshire
      • New Jersey
      • New York
      • Pennsylvania
      • Rhode Island
      • Vermont
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  • 4. Northeast continued
    • The northern portion of the Northeast region is commonly referred to as New England. This area is known for it’s history, culture, and natural beauty. It was the original center of America, and is home to many Ivy league colleges.
    • The Mid-Atlantic portion, is made up of a more industrialized area. This includes New York city, which is considered a “melting-pot” of cultures.
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  • 5. Southeast
    • States include:
      • Alabama
      • Arkansas
      • Florida
      • Georgia
      • Kentucky
      • Louisiana
      • Mississippi
      • North Carolina
      • South Carolina
      • Tennessee
      • Virginia
      • West Virginia
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  • 6. Southeast continued
    • Unlike the Northeast, this portion of the US is not as easily defined. Throughout the states there is a vast difference in all areas of the classification.
    • Atlanta, Georgia is seen as the central metropolis of the region. The region also homes a number of prominent universities and major vacation destinations in the south.
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  • 7. Midwest
    • States include
      • Indiana
      • Illinois
      • Iowa
      • Kansas
      • Michigan
      • Minnesota
      • Missouri
      • Nebraska
      • North Dakota
      • Ohio
      • South Dakota
      • Wisconsin
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  • 8. Midwest continued
    • The mid-western states are located in the north-central portion of the United States. This is the geographic and population center of the US.
    • It is home to two of the largest US cities, Chicago and Detroit. Also the region is noted by the Great Lakes.
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  • 9. Southwest
    • States include:
      • Arizona
      • New Mexico
      • Oklahoma
      • Texas
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  • 10. Southwest continued
    • This is another hard to define region of the US. However, it is noted by its diverse ethnic cultures. It includes, European American, Mexican American, and American Indian populations.
    • The region has a low population density, but does include 4 of the top 10 most populous cities in the US- 3 of which are in Texas alone.
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  • 11. West
    • States include:
      • Alaska
      • California
      • Colorado
      • Hawaii
      • Idaho
      • Montana
      • Nevada
      • Oregon
      • Utah
      • Washington
      • Wyoming
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  • 12. West continued
    • As the largest region, the West covers half the land area of the United States. It is also very vast in climates, it includes the Pacific coast, the Northwest, the Rocky Mountains, the Great Plains, and the Desert.
    • The entire western region has been strongly influenced by European, Native American, and Hispanic cultures. It encompasses the largest number of minorities in the US and has four states where all racial groups are minorities.
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  • 13. Fifty- Nifty
    • Click the image to watch the Fifty-Nifty video
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  • 14. Author’s Page
    • My name is Mallory Palmer, I am a senior at GVSU. I am working towards my Group Social Studies degree and pursuing a career in Elementary education. I enjoy working with kids, arts and crafts, and being outside. Feel free to contact me with any questions. Thank You
    • [email_address]
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  • 15. Resources
    • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northeastern_United_States
    • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southeastern_United_States
    • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Midwestern_United_States
    • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southwestern_United_States
    • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Western_United_States
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