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5 Regions of the United States

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5 Regions of the United States
What are the 5 Regions?
Northeast
Southeast
Midwest
Southwest
West
How are the Regions Determined?
-The regions are broken up by their geographic position in the United States
Northeast Region
The Northeast Region is made up of eleven States:
Maine
New Hampshire
Vermont
Massachusetts
Rhode Island
Connecticut
New York
New Jersey
Pennsylvania
Maryland
Delaware
Characteristics of the Northeast Region
Animals:
~Lobster from Maine
~Moose
Landforms:
A Landform is a physical feature such as mountain, valley, plain, or hill
~Appalachian Mountains
~Hudson River in New York
Famous Landmarks:
~ Statue of Liberty in Manhattan, NY
~ Capitol Building in Washington, D.C
Southeast Region
The Southeast Region is made up of 12 States:
Virginia
West Virginia
Tennessee
Kentucky
North Carolina
South Carolina
Georgia
Florida
Alabama
Mississippi
Louisiana
Arkansas

Characteristics of the Southeast Region
Animals:
Famous Landmarks:
Landforms:
~Appalachian Mountains
~Coastal plains
~Mississippi River
~Mt. Mitchell (tallest point in the Appalachian Mountains)
~Disney World
~Biltmore House in Asheville
~River Otters
~Alligators
What is a Region?
A region is an area of land that has similar features.
Midwest Region
The Midwestern Region is made up of 12 States:
Ohio
Illinois
Michigan
Wisconsin
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Minnesota
Nebraska
North Dakota
South Dakota

Characteristics of the Midwest Region
Landforms:
~Great Plains
Animals:
~Bison
~Prarie Dog
Famous Landmarks:
~Mt. Rushmore
Southwest Region
The Southwest Region is made up of only 4 States:
Arizona

New Mexico

Oklahoma

Texas
Characteristics of the Southwest Region
Animals:
~ Rattlesnakes
~Armadillo
Landforms:
~Grand Canyon
Western Region
The West is made up of 11 States:
Colorado
Idaho
Montana
Nevada
Utah
Wyoming
Oregon
Washington
California
Hawaii
Alaska
Characteristics of the Western Region
Landforms:
~Rocky Mountains
~Volcanoes of Hawaii
Animals:
~Polar Bears
~Bighorn Sheep
Landmarks:
~San Francisco Bay Bridge
~Yellowstone National Park
~Great Salt Like
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