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NE US Region

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Kate Mansfield

on 18 May 2016

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Transcript of NE US Region

Landforms of the Northeast
Water of the Northeast
Lake Ontario and Lake Erie form part of the border of the Northeast.

The Atlantic Ocean also forms a border of the Northeast.
Climate of the Northeast
The Northeast region is about half-way between the North Pole and the Equator.
Products & Natural Resources of the Northeast
Landmarks of the Northeast
Culture of the Northeast
Culture of the Northeast
Basketball, volleyball, dancing, hiking, skiing, plays, musicals, concerts.
Culture of the Northeast
Lots of people because this was the first settled area.

17% of the U.S. live in 2% of the land area.
Regions of the
United States

Northeast Region
Broad valleys, rolling hills, and the low Appalachian Mountains.
Mt. Washington in N.H. is the highest peak in the Northeast. It is one of the windiest places on Earth.
Rocks and sand left by glaciers formed islands and capes.

One of the most famous of these in this region is Cape Cod.
The most important waterway is the Erie Canal.

Short video: http://www.history.com/topics/us-states/new-york/videos/building-the-erie-canal
Niagara Falls
Winters are long and cold, with many snowstorms.
Summers are warm, but short.
Furniture, paper, fuel, building materials.
Maple syrup, blueberries, potatoes, chickens, dairy, cranberries, aquaculture.
Iron, glass, steel, paints, chemicals, shampoos, medicines.
Natural Resources
Many forests.
Underground resources are granite, marble, and coal.
Rivers and waterfalls power machines.
Atlantic Ocean provides many sources of fish, lobster, and shellfish.
Washington D.C.
New York
Landmarks in Washington D.C.
Landmarks in Pennsylvania
Landmarks in New York
United States Capitol building
Smithsonian Museum
White House
Supreme Court
Washington Memorial
Lincoln Memorial
Jefferson Memorial
Liberty Bell
Betsy Ross's House
Hershey Park
Skyscrapers, Broadway, Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, WTC Memorial, Central Park.
Seafood, Fluffernutters, dairy products
cranberries, blueberries, potatoes, etc.
Native Americans of the Northeast
This area was filled with woodlands. The people who settled there were great hunters and trappers who were part of the fur trade.
Native Americans of the Northeast
The Algonquin
Native Americans of the Northeast
The Iroquois
Native Americans of the Northeast
The Wampanoag
The Algonquin were a group of tribes that lived in wigwams.
Hiawatha brought peace to this group of tribes by convincing the leaders of each tribe to meet regularly.
The Wampanoag taught the Pilgrims at Plymouth to farm their new land.
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