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What is built on the idea that individual people have the right to run businesses to make a profit with limited interference from the government

Free enterprise system

2

Where is the worlds financial capital of the world?

New York City

3

What is our nations capital?

Washington, D.C.

4

Where does rice and sugarcane grow in the United States?

The south

5

Where does grains and fruit grow in the United States?

The north east

6

What part of the United States is called the Americas bread basket?

The mid west

7

What is it called when rivers are deep or Wilde enough for ships to go through?

Navigable

8

Coal, oil, and natural gas are called

Fossil fuels

9

When pollution mixes with water vapor in the air makes

Acid rain

10

Where does huge amounts of trash go to

Landfills

11

What is it called when people reuse materials instead of throwing them away

Recycling

12

What does it mean when we take down trade barriers such as tariffs or quotas so goods can move freely among countries

Free trade

13

What fuels all the United States economic activity?

Freedom