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region
an area with at least one feature that sets it apart from other areas.
urban
city
suburb
a town or small city built next to a larger city
rural
country
government
a system of deciding what is best for a group of people
culture
way of life or how people earn a living
county
a part of a state that has its own governement. Louisiana does not have counties, we have parishes.
county seat
a town or city that is the center of government for a county.
natural vegetation
the plant life that grows naturally in an area.
economy
way people use resourccces to meet their needs. ex. many people in LA, TX, OK earn their living by drilling oil(offshore)
agriculture
farming
ex. the southern and mid-west states has more agriculture than the Northeast region.
manufacturing
the making of products
ex. USA is the world's leading manufacturing region because we make a lot of stuff.
industry
all of the businesses that make one kind of a product or service.
ex. McDonald's, Burger King, Wendy's are all in the fast food industry
service industries
industries in which workers are paid to do things for other people.
ex.taking care of sick people, repairing cars, mailmen, waiters, teachers
custom
a usual way of doing things.
ex. shaking hands is a custom in the USA, while bowing is a custom in Japan
ethnic group
a group made up of people from the same coutry, race, or from a shared way of life.
ex. Amish people, black people, white people, French people, Baptist people