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Who did America purchase Alaska from?
Russia
What is Nunavut?
It is the northern part of Canada and in parts of Greenland. Country with in a country. Innuit
What cities were created before Atlanta and why?
Macon, Augusta, and Columbus. Because they were port cities.
Example of a coastal plains city?
Tifton, Valdosta and Albany.
Example of a fall line city?
Macon, Columbus, Augusta.
Example of a piedmont city?
Atlanta and Athens
Example of an Appalachian highlands city?
Dalton and Ellijay
Who is Professor Doran rooting for?
Boston
Tropcal climates?
Miami and Caribbean
Try and Arid Climates?
Las Vegas
Mediterranean Climates?
LA and Greece
Humid Subtropical Climate?
Atlanta
Marine West Coast?
Seattle-rain
Continental Climate?
Chicago, Illinois
Polar climate?
Nunavut
Highland climate?
Denver, Colorado
Most seismic states in the United States?
Oregon, Washington, Alaska and California.
Other high risk seismic cities?
Yellowstone, Knoxville, Montreal, Boston, Charleston and Memphis.
Urban Sprawl
Cutting down trees for urbanization which leads to smog and heat.
Examples of a European City Model?
Quebec and Boston
Example of a Megalopolis?
Boston to Washington D.C.
Canadas Main Street?
Quebec to Detroit. A merging string of cities and their suburbs.
LA model?
Sprawl due to automobiles and subdivisions. Examples) Atlanta, Dallas and Houston.
Urban Primacy
Atlanta and Paris. Often a city of gov't, a financial center and a media/entertainment center.
Megacity and examples
Any city with 10,000,000 people or more. Examples) NYC and LA
Edge City
Suburban downtowns. Shopping and highways. Cumberland and Perimeter.
Greater Antilles
Cuba, Puerto Rico, Hispaniola and Jamaica
Lesser Antilles
Barbados, Caribbean and Aruba.
What is the biggest river in the Great Plains?
Mississippi River
Which is more prepared for a major quake? United States, Mexico City or Japan?
Between the US and Mexico, the US is more prepared. But Japan is the most prepared.
Quebec
Speak French and are Catholic. More and more people are migrating there and choosing to learn English instead of French.
Vancouver
Han Chinese people moved from Hong Kong to Vancouver
American Southwest
Hispanics from Latin America
Miami immigrants?
Cubans, Haishans, Vietnamese.
New Orleans and Arcadian?
Creole and Cajun
Cajun decendants
French people kicked out of Canada by the British
Two examples of strong French influence in the Americas?
Louisiana and Quebec
1st wave of immigration
Europeans and Africans. Protestant Euros migrated from war. Africans were taken from Angola and Gambia.
5th wave of immigration?
Asians and Latin Americans. Asians migrated from Vietnam and Korean conflicts. Han chinese went to Vancouver. Some from Cuba to Miami
NAFTA
North American Free Trade Agreement, US captiol, Canadian Resources, and Mexican labor.