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North americas water features

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Rivers of North America

Rivers of North America

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  • Review the Map here and then do the map activity Columbia River comes in first Colorado River Rio Grande Missouri River Mississippi River Ohio River
  • Detroit and Chicago (USII.2b) St. Louis(USII.2c)
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    • 1. North America's Water Features USI.2c
    • 2. The Atlantic Ocean The Atlantic Ocean served as the highway for explorers, early settlers, and later immigrants.
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    • 4. The Mississippi and Missouri Rivers were the transportation arteries/life lines for farm and industrial products. They were also links to other parts of the world.
    • 5. North America, with its Atlantic and Pacific Coasts, has provided access to other areas of the world. Pacific Ocean Atlantic Ocean
    • 6. Inland port cities (below) grew in the Midwest along the Great Lakes
    • 7. Lewis and Clark’s Expedition took them to the Columbia River…
    • 8. The Colorado River Was explored by the Spanish The Colorado River helped form the Grand Canyon. Colorado in Spanish means RED!!
    • 9. The Grand Canyon
    • 10. The Rio Grande River forms the border with Mexico.
    • 11. The Ohio River was a gateway to the west.
    • 12. The Gulf of Mexico provided the French and Spanish with exploration routes to Mexico and other parts of America.
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