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plantation
a huge farm where tobacco, cotton, and rice were the main crops grown
Along the Coast they plain is almost at ___________.
sea level
List 4 special services of the Southeast region
tourism
entertainment
recreation
services for retired people
List some natural features found on the Coastal Plain in the Southeast region.
low, flat land
rivers
forests
coastal marshes
List 3 good things that the Coastal Plains offer farmers in the southeast.
flat land
a long growing season
plenty of rain
List 5 important crops of the southeast.
citrus fruit
sugarcane
rice
peanuts
cotton
List 5 animals Coastal Plain farmers raise.
beef cattle
dairy cattle
hogs
chickens
turkeys
growing season
the time when the weather is warm enough for plants to grow
marsh
low wetland where cattails, tall grasses and other similar plants grow
In 1607, _________ was the first permanent English colony built in North America.
Jamestown
What 3 factors have helped Miami, Florida grow larger as a city.
Miami has grown larger because its location encourages trade with Latin America.
How did early settlers depend on the land?
They depend on the land to raise crops for food and for money.
Name 3 important port cities of the southeast.
Charleston, SC; Mobile, AL; and Norfolk, Virginia
To form the land at Jamestown, what was the firswt thing the European settlers had to do?
They had to clear away the forests.
The ____________ of the Coastal Plain is what first attracted people to the Southeast.;
farmland
_________ are an important crop in Georgia.
Peanuts
swamp
a low, wet area where trees and bushes grow. The land is usually covered by shallow water at least part of the year.
Food processing and texdtile manufacturing are industries that are related to what type of economy?
Food processing and textile manufacturing are related to agriculture.
List 5 important crops of the southeast.
citrus fruit
Why do many retired people move to the southeast?
Because it is part of the Sun Belt
For generations _____________ women had been planting crops to help feed their families.
Powhatan
_____________ was a scientist who became well know for his work with peanuts.
George Washington Carver
generation
the average time between the birth of parents and the birth of their children
Sun Belt
a wide ares of the US that has mild climate all year
tourism
the selling of goods and services to tourists
tourist
someone who travels to a place for pleasure
Why are the farms on the southern Coastal plains larger than New England Farms?
The Coastal Plain farms were larger because the land is flat and easier to farm.