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Usii Sol 2a, B, C Test Review

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Usii Sol 2a, B, C Test Review

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  2. 2. <ul><li>New technologies allowed them to see the Great Plains not as a “treeless wasteland” but as a vast area to be settled </li></ul><ul><li>Technological advances allowed people to live in more challenging environments </li></ul>USII SOL 2a Physical Features, Climate, and Westward Movement
  3. 3. Describe the Great Plains <ul><li>Flatlands that rise gradually from east to west </li></ul><ul><li>Land eroded by wind and water </li></ul><ul><li>Low rainfall </li></ul><ul><li>Frequent dust storms </li></ul>
  4. 4. Inventions / Adaptations <ul><li>Steel plows </li></ul><ul><li>Barbed wire </li></ul><ul><li>Dry farming </li></ul><ul><li>Sod houses </li></ul><ul><li>Beef cattle raising </li></ul><ul><li>Wheat farming </li></ul><ul><li>Windmills </li></ul><ul><li>Railroads </li></ul>
  5. 5. USII SOL 2b - Industrial Development <ul><li>Natural resources, such as copper and lead, were moved to eastern factories </li></ul><ul><li>Iron ore deposits were moved to the sites of steel mills, such as Pittsburgh </li></ul><ul><li>Finished products were transported to national markets </li></ul><ul><li>Textile industry - New England </li></ul><ul><li>Automobile industry - Detroit </li></ul><ul><li>Steel industry - Pittsburgh </li></ul>
  6. 6. USII SOL 2c - Regions
  7. 7. USII SOL 2c - Cities

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