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Five U.S. Regions
Transcript of Five U.S. Regions
states border a lake and are considered the
"Great Lake" States. The other half are known
as the "Plains" States. The Middle West The West The West is considered to be the largest region. Having 11 states, the West is divided between the "Mountain" states and the "Pacific" states. The Southwest The Southwest has only 4 states. Within those 4 states are 4 of the top 10 most populous cities. The Southeast has 12 states. 4 of these states
are part of the 13 original states. The 5 Regions of the
2/28/13 The West The Southwest The Southeast The Northeast The Northeast has 11 states. 6 of
the states are known as "New England" states, while the other 5 are known as the "Middle Atlantic" states. New England States
Vermont Middle Atlantic States
Pennsylvania Fun Fact:
Washington D.C. (the nation's capital) is included in the Northeast region! Northeast Tourist Attractions:
The Statue of Liberty (New York)
The Empire State Building (New York)
Independence Hall (Pennsylvania)
Plymouth (Massachusetts) The Great Lake States:
Wisconsin The Plains States
South Dakota Fun Fact:
The Middle West is known as the "nation's breadbasket." Middle West Tourist Attractions:
Football Hall of Fame (Ohio)
Mt. Rushmore (South Dakota)
Abraham Lincoln's home (Illinois)
Indianapolis Motor Speedway (Indiana)
[My personal favorite!!] The Mt. States Colorado
Wyoming The Pacific States Alaska
Washington Fun Fact: The West is the home of the cowboy and the symbol of the pioneering spirit. The West Tourist Attractions: Yellowstone National Park (Wyoming)
Rocky Mountains (Colorado)
Hoover Dam (Nevada) The Southwest States Arizona
Texas Fun Fact: The Southwest is bordered by Mexico and is home to some of the world's greatest natural marvels. The Southwest Tourist Attractions: Grand Canyon (Arizona)
Carlsbad Caverns (New Mexico)
Fort Sill (Oklahoma)
Alamo (Texas) The Southeast States Alabama
West Virginia Fun Fact: The Southeast struggled for 5 years after the Civil War. The Southeast Tourist Attractions: Stone Mountain (Georgia)
Mammoth Cave (Kentucky)
St. Augustine (Florida) Let's see if you listened... How many regions are there?
What are their names?
What are some of the big tourist attractions in each region?
Which region has the fewest number of states?
Which region has states that were once part of the 13 original states? http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/media/united-states-regions/?ar_a=1 Ms. Schultz's Homepage