Vocabulary
Regions
What?
Did you know?
T OR F
100

city region

urban

100

Government, Where People Live, Physical Feature, Economy or Culture


Coastal Plain

Physical Feature

100

Why do people sometimes divide places into regions?

regions make it easier to compare and study places

100

People in different regions depend on one another because:

no one region has all the resources and goods it needs.

100

T or F

In service industries workers are paid to do things for other people.

True

200

a town or small city built near a larger city

suburb

200

Government, Where People Live, Physical Feature, Economy or Culture


county

government

200

Which of these is a region based on physical features?

a. the Rocky Mountains

b. oil producing states

c. Medfield, Massachusetts

d. Chinatown

The Rocky Mountains
200

How does technology link people to different regions?

communication, visit friends (planes, train, automobiles), people are able to learn what is happening in other regions (news, tv, internet)

200

T or F

Shaking hands when you meet someone in a custom.

True

300

an area with at least one feature that sets it apart from other areas

region

300

Government, Where People Live, Physical Feature, Economy or Culture

manufacturing region

economy

300
Describe an economic region..
many people there earn a living cutting down trees, many people use the land for farming, 

many people there have jobs in factories or making automobile parts....

300

T or F

Many of the same kind of regions found in the US are found in other places around the world.

True

300

Much of the US is covered in rain forest regions? 

T or F

False

400

country

rural

400

Government, Where People Live, Physical Feature, Economy or Culture


suburb

Where people live

400

what is a cultural region?

a region based on a groups custom's, foods or language.

400

T or F

A government is a system of deciding what kinds of jobs are best for a group of people.

False

400
People often modify the environment to meet their needs.


T or F

True




500

a system of deciding what is best for a group of people

government

500

Government, Where People Live, Physical Feature, Economy or Culture


a Mexican American neighborhood

Culture or where people live

500

Why may some physical regions change over time?

climate, weather, erosion, people build or knock down forests/trees and dams

500

T or F

Physical regions have exact boundaries set by law.

False

500

Essay Question

Interdependence amount different regions of the US is possible partly because of the country's modern transportation system. In a one paragraph essay, explain two ways that transportation connect people in the United States. Give examples and be detailed.



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