Bell Work 2/09/09 – pgs. TN34-35 Write question and answer <ul><li>Which ethnic groups make up a higher percentage of the ...
Tennessee Geography 7.3.12 Identify the six physical regions of Tennessee  7.3.3 Identify the major river systems of Tenne...
Tennessee Rivers
Physical Regions of Tennessee
Tennessee’s 5 Major Cities
Resources of Tennessee <ul><li>renewable resource  - something that can be replaced as it is used </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tr...
Resources of Tennessee <ul><li>nonrenewable resource  - something that cannot be replaced as it is being used </li></ul><u...
Resources of Tennessee <ul><li>Corn </li></ul><ul><ul><li>grown all over the state </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>mostly in th...
Resources of Tennessee <ul><li>Soybeans </li></ul><ul><ul><li>grown all over the state </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>mostly i...
Resources of Tennessee <ul><li>Cotton </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Grown mainly in West grand division </li></ul></ul>
Resources of Tennessee <ul><li>Coal </li></ul><ul><ul><li>produced in the East grand division </li></ul></ul>
Resources of Tennessee <ul><li>Copper </li></ul><ul><ul><li>produced all over the state </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>product...
Resources of Tennessee <ul><li>Ports for transportation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>West grand division </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><...
Tennessee’s Congressional Districts U.S. House of Representatives Which district do we live in?
Tennessee’s Congressional Districts U.S. House of Representatives   Congressman Steve Cohen (D-TN)
Tennessee’s Congressional Districts U.S. House of Representatives <ul><li>Redistricting  - the redrawing of boundaries of ...
Tennessee’s Congressional Districts U.S. House of Representatives <ul><li>Population shifts , or the movement of a populat...
Tennessee’s Largest Cities <ul><li>1. Memphis – home of the blues, rock n’ roll, Elvis, FedEx, and barbecue </li></ul>
Tennessee’s Largest Cities <ul><li>Nashville – state capital; home of Vanderbilt University, country music & the Titans </...
Tennessee’s Largest Cities <ul><li>Knoxville – home of UT & Great Smoky Mountains National Park </li></ul>
Tennessee’s Largest Cities <ul><li>Chattanooga – once had the dirtiest air in the nation; “Chattanooga Choo Choo” </li></ul>
Tennessee’s Largest Cities <ul><li>Clarksville – home of Austin Peay State, Fort Campbell (101 st  Airborne Division) </li...
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  1. 1. Bell Work 2/09/09 – pgs. TN34-35 Write question and answer <ul><li>Which ethnic groups make up a higher percentage of the Tennessee population than of the U.S. population? </li></ul><ul><li>Which ethnic groups make up a lower percentage of the Tennessee population than of the U.S. population? </li></ul><ul><li>In which decade did Tennessee’s population grow the least? </li></ul><ul><li>Which 4 industries account for 57% of all employment in Tennessee? </li></ul><ul><li>Tennessee produces at least $100 billion worth of which farm products? </li></ul>
  2. 2. Tennessee Geography 7.3.12 Identify the six physical regions of Tennessee 7.3.3 Identify the major river systems of Tennessee.
  3. 3. Tennessee Rivers
  4. 4. Physical Regions of Tennessee
  5. 5. Tennessee’s 5 Major Cities
  6. 6. Resources of Tennessee <ul><li>renewable resource - something that can be replaced as it is used </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Trees </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wind </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Water </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Solar power </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Resources of Tennessee <ul><li>nonrenewable resource - something that cannot be replaced as it is being used </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fossil fuels: oil, coal, natural gas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Minerals </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Resources of Tennessee <ul><li>Corn </li></ul><ul><ul><li>grown all over the state </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>mostly in the West grand division </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Resources of Tennessee <ul><li>Soybeans </li></ul><ul><ul><li>grown all over the state </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>mostly in the West grand division </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Resources of Tennessee <ul><li>Cotton </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Grown mainly in West grand division </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Resources of Tennessee <ul><li>Coal </li></ul><ul><ul><li>produced in the East grand division </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Resources of Tennessee <ul><li>Copper </li></ul><ul><ul><li>produced all over the state </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>production is about equal in all 3 divisions </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Resources of Tennessee <ul><li>Ports for transportation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>West grand division </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>along Mississippi River (Memphis) </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Tennessee’s Congressional Districts U.S. House of Representatives Which district do we live in?
  15. 15. Tennessee’s Congressional Districts U.S. House of Representatives Congressman Steve Cohen (D-TN)
  16. 16. Tennessee’s Congressional Districts U.S. House of Representatives <ul><li>Redistricting - the redrawing of boundaries of congressional districts in a state </li></ul><ul><li>In Tennessee, statutory requirements , or established rules in a state, require the lines to be redrawn every 10 years to account for population shifts </li></ul>
  17. 17. Tennessee’s Congressional Districts U.S. House of Representatives <ul><li>Population shifts , or the movement of a population from one area to another, can affect the number of voters in an area. </li></ul><ul><li>Political power shift – when the power in a district switches from one party to another </li></ul><ul><li>Political parties sometimes fight redistricting so they do not lose power in an area. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Tennessee’s Largest Cities <ul><li>1. Memphis – home of the blues, rock n’ roll, Elvis, FedEx, and barbecue </li></ul>
  19. 19. Tennessee’s Largest Cities <ul><li>Nashville – state capital; home of Vanderbilt University, country music & the Titans </li></ul>
  20. 20. Tennessee’s Largest Cities <ul><li>Knoxville – home of UT & Great Smoky Mountains National Park </li></ul>
  21. 21. Tennessee’s Largest Cities <ul><li>Chattanooga – once had the dirtiest air in the nation; “Chattanooga Choo Choo” </li></ul>
  22. 22. Tennessee’s Largest Cities <ul><li>Clarksville – home of Austin Peay State, Fort Campbell (101 st Airborne Division) </li></ul>

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