US Geography

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Main Ideas:

1.      A nationís geographic impacts the economic, social, and cultural development

a.       Colonial America consisted of three geographic sections; New England, Middle, and Southern

b.      Pre-Civil War United States was divided into three geographic sections; North/South/West


Material Covered

1.      Major United States geographic features, climatic zones, natural resources

2.      United States political map

3.      Relationship between an areaís climate and the development of agriculture and industry

4.      Relationship between the availability of natural resources and the development of industry and trade

5.      Relationship between the Unites States geographic location and the development of foreign policy