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1

In 1500, who set up colonies in America

Europeans

2

What is a form of government in which people rule

Democracy

3

What is the 3rd most populous country in the world

America

4

What are smaller communities surrounding a larger city

Suburbs

5

What is fertile soil and flat lands of the Midwest that help make it the U.S.

Farm belt

6

What is the wettest state in the U.S

Hawaii

7

In California What are the two leading manufactured products

Airplanes and computers

8

Who was the American author that portrayed the struggles of people forced in settling in the Great Plains

Willa Cather

9

What state in the south that is a major tourist and citrus industry

Florida

10

What is the oldest mountain range in the United States

Appalachian mountains

11

Where does most of the United States lie in

Mid Atlantic climate regions

12

What are United States free enterprise systems, business are privately owned and ran for what reason

To earn money

13

What country has the largest economy

The United States

14

What is a broad lowland along the coast of the Atlantic Ocean

Atlantic coastal plain

15

What is the largest freshwater Kate's in the world

Great Lakes

16

What is the capital of the United States

Washington D.C.

17

Mapping from place to place

Mobile

18

What is the large body of water bordering the south

Gulf of Mexico

19

Places set aside by the government for recreation and to protect landscapes of great scenic beauty

National parks

20

What is the fastest growing areas in south and southwest

Sunbelt

21

What are the 8 large islands and 120 small islands that form what state

Hawaii

22

What is a broad lowland along the Gulf of Mexico

Gulf coastal plain

23

What is the largest state?

Alaska