Borders
Topographal Regions East
Topographical Regions West
The America People
Climate/Resources

100

Which two countries border the US?
Canada and Mexico

100

What does "piedmont" mean?
Foothills

100

This portion of the USA is made up almost exclusively of volcanoes
Hawaii

100

What type of government is present in America?
Democratic-Republic OR federal-republic

100

From which direction do the majority of the winds blow across North America?
West

200

What type of border is the US/Mexico Border?
Physical

200

The Coastal Plains are divided into two sections. What are they?
Atlantic and Gulf

200

This relatively central region is and has been historically home to many Native America tribes
The Great Plains

200

What type of economy does the USA have?
A free enterprise capitalist government

200

What current keeps the Pacific Northwest so rainy?
Japanese Current

300

What type of border is the US/Canada border?
Physical and Geometric

300

This mountain range stretches from Alabama to eastern Canada
The Appalachian

300

This is the tallest mountain in the USA (and where it is located)
Mt McKinley- Alaska

300

From which country do the SECOND most emmigrants come?
China

300

Winds from THIS AREA keep the south warm
The Gulf of Mexico

400

What physical feature defines the US/Mexico border?
Rio Grande

400

This region is between the western piedmont and the Great Plains
The Central Plains

400

This region is described as a "lowland" but is only low because it's between two mountain ranges
The Great Basin

400

What are the three branches of government in the USA?
Legislative, Executive, Judicial

400

Name TWO of the USA's three most abundant natural resources
Any two of Iron, Coal, Oil

500

Along which parallel (line of lattitude) is the western half of the US/Canada border?
49th Parallel

500

This refers to the rivers and lakes on the Appalachian mountains only and always draining all the way into the Atlantic
Eastern Continental Divide

500

These are the three mountain ranges that make up the Pacific Coastal Regions
Sierra Nevada, Cascades, Coastal Mountains

500

What are the four core values of the American people?
Freedom, Equality, Individualism, Growth

500

The temperatures in central USA are more extreme. Why?
There is no large body of water to help regulate temperature.