The Atlantic Coastal Plain Region

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The Atlantic Coastal Plain Region

  1. 1. The Atlantic Coastal Plains Region Read “You Are There” page 34
  2. 3. Atlantic Coastal Plain Region <ul><li>The narrow strip of low land in southeastern PA </li></ul><ul><li>Part of the Delaware River Valley </li></ul><ul><li>Home of Philadelphia—PA’s largest city </li></ul><ul><li>Philadelphia is located where the Schuylkill and Delaware Rivers meet. </li></ul><ul><li>Philadelphia is a major port. </li></ul><ul><li>Philadelphia is a center of business, industry, culture, and sports. </li></ul>
  3. 4. Read page 35 <ul><li>How did Philadelphia’s location in the Atlantic Coastal Plain contribute to its growth? </li></ul>
  4. 5. Read page 36 <ul><li>How did the “Fall Line” affect the growth of Philadelphia? </li></ul>
  5. 6. Philadelphia’s Shipyard What purpose did the Philadelphia Shipyard serve?
  6. 7. Pennsylvania State Song

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