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poulation of us

304 million

what is the climate in alaska

cold

southern climate

tropical

east climate

desert area

climate inland

heats up fast in summer


cools fast in winter

natural hazards on the west coast

earthquakes and eruptions

hazards on the south east coast

hurricanes

disasters inland

tornados in spring and summer

what seas boarder american

pacific


atlantic

who and when was the first people to reach usa

asians 12000 years ago

when did european exploreres arrive

1500 ad

when was the american revolution

1775

who was the first president and when was he elected

1783, george washington

when do the states split up and the american civil war start

1861

when does it end

1865

what does the state government do? (4)

looks after education


public health


roads


law and order for the state

what does the federal government do? (3)



in charge of defence


relations with other countries


overall usa bugdet.

why do people immigrate to america (5)

to seek fortune


brought by force


to escape persucution or death


looking for better jobs


ordinary people

why is there the american dream (3)

natural resources


develop industry


immigrants are prepared to work hard

Why have a car factory in detroit (3)

nearby coal feilds and iron ore near lake superior


plenty of workers


lots of customers nearby



what is the economy of us

14.6 trillion

what is superpower

economy


political


cultural influence


military


population

what are the challenges in america ( 5)

work


immigration


oil


global warming


war or peace