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HURRICANE
A POWERFUL STORM WITH VERY STRONG WINDS AND HEAVY RAIN
DELTA
LAND THAT FORMS WHEN WATER DROPS SILT NEAR THE MOUTH OF THE RIVER
SILT
FINE SOIL OR SAND
BAYOU
A VERY SLOW MOVING STREAM THAT FLOWS THROUGH A SWAMP
BAY
A PART OF THE SEA THAT PUSHES INTO THE LAND
MISSION
A PLACE SET UP FOR TEACHING A RELIGION
DESCENDANT
A PERSONS' CHILD, GRANDCHILD, GREAT GRANDCHILD AND SO ON
PLANTATION
A LARGE FARM ON WHICH SLAVES (UNPAID AFRICAN AMERICANS WHO WERE TREATED POORLY AND OWNED) WORKED ON
SECEDE
FOR A STATE TO BREAK AWAY FROM THE REST OF THE COUNTRY
CIVIL WAR
A WAR FOUGHT BETWEEN TWO GROUPS OR REGIONS OF THE SAME NATION
MISSISSIPPI RIVER
A RIVER THATB IS AN IMPORTANT SOUTHERN WATERWAY. IT BORDERS FIVE SOUTHERN STATES. KENTUCKY,TENNESSEE,ARKANSAS,MISSISSIPPI, AND LOUSIANA.
CHESAPEAKE BAY
ANOTHER IMPORTANT WATERWAY IN THE SOUTH. IT TOUCHES MARYLAND.
ST AUGUSTINE
A SETTLEMENT THAT WAS FOUNDED BY THE SPANISH IN 1565 IN WHAT IS NOW FLORIDA
JAMESTOWN
A SEETLEMENT THAT WAS FOUNDED BY THE ENGLISH IN 1607 IN WHAT IS NOW VIRGINIA
MAJOR LANDFORMS OF THE SOUTH...RIVER, MOUNTAIN RANGES AND BAYS
APPALACHIAN MOUNTAINS, THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, THE CHESAPEAKE BAY, THE PIEDMONT.
MAJOR LANDFORMS OF THE SOUTH
MISSISSIPPI RIVER, APPALACHIAN MOUNTAINS, CHESAPEAK BAY, PIEDMONT, GULF OF MEXICO, COASTAL REGION ATLANTIC
WEATHER OF THE SOUTH
SUMMER THE SOUTH IS CALM AND HOT. AND THE WINTER THE SOUTH IS MILD. AUG AND SEPT HURRICANES. THE SOUTH IS WET.
WESTERN CLIMATE OF THE SOUTH
THE WESTERN PART OF THE SOUTH IS WARMER AND DRIER THAN THE EASTERN PART
ANIMALS OF THE SOUTH
FISH, ALLIGATOR, BEAR, KEY DEER, MANATEE, AND MANY OTHER SMALL ANIMALS. RED WOLF ENDANGERED
FIRST SETTLERS OF THE SOUTH
ENGLISH, LARGEST GROUP, JAMESTOWN. SPANISH,ST AUGUSTINE,FIRST, MISSIONS.AFRICANS SLAVES. FRENCH, MISSISSIPPI VALLEY
WHO ARE THE CHEROKEE?
ONE OF THE LARGER GROUP OF THE SOUTH. SMALL TOWNS ALONG RIVER, BUILD BUILDINGS, PLASTER. NC,SC,GA,AL,TN
ENGLISH SPANISH AND FRENCH WHY DID THEY SETTLE
GOLD,SILVER,TRADE FURS,TEACH CHRISTIANITY, FREEDOM OF RELIGION AND GOOD FARMLAND.MISSIONS. AFRICANS ENSLAVED
OK LAND RUSH
GOVT GAVE AWAY LAND IN OK.THIS HAD BEEN INDIAN TERRITORY .FORCED INDIANS OUT.SETTLERS WANTED LAND. 160 ACRES.
CIVIL WAR
NORTH AND SOUTH OVER SLAVERY.NORTH SAID THAT EACH STATE HAD TO FOLLOW LAWS OF GOVT EVEN IF DISAGREED. SOUTH SAID EACH STATE SHOULD DECIDE FOR ITSELF IS SLAVERY RIGHT.
WESTWARD MOVEMENT
A TIME WHEN SETTLERS WANTED MORE LAND AND MOVED WEST. FORCED THE INDIANS OFF THEIR TERRITORIES.