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Selling goods and services to visitors is called
tourism
The state of Florida is a
pennisula
A large farm in the South is a
plantation
Paper is made from
wood pulp
Crude oil is sent where to be changed into gasoline
refineries
The American colonies wanted what from England
independence
Different kinds of cloth are called
textiles
The Americans finally defeated the British at
Yorktown
Who led the American army in the Revolution
George Washington
Who wrote the Declaration of Independence
Thomas Jefferson
The first English settlers in America founded
Jamestown
The land area called the Piedmont contains
minerals, forests, and farmland
The Southeast's most important river is the
Mississippi River
The main job of the Tennessee Valley Authority is to
build dams and power plants
The Southeast is good for farming because of its
long summers and plentiful rain
The first English settlement in America was in
Virginia
The Declaration of Independence stated the reasons why the colonists wanted
freedom from England
Most people in the Southeast work in
Manufacturing
What three crops is important to the Southeast?
Sugar cane, soybeans, and cotton
The state of Florida is an important center for what?
tourism