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South Eastern States

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Introduction To the States
The population of the South Eastern States is 87.44 million (as of 2013)
mild, humid climate
welcoming people and southern hospitality
Two of the main natural resources in this region are pine trees and coal
Scattered throughout the Southeast United States are numerous historic sites including famous battlefields like Fredericksburg (Civil War) and historic cemeteries
Arkansas
Capital: Little Rock
Population: 2.966 million (2014)
Arkansas was the 25th state in the USA; it became a state on June 15, 1836.
Major Industries - agriculture (chickens, soybeans, rice, cotton), paper and wood products (including furniture), electronic equipment, mining (aluminum and diamonds)
Major Rivers and Lakes - Arkansas River, Mississippi River, Lake Ouachita, Bull Shoals Lake
State Nickname - The Natural State
Attractions: Arkansas Alligator Farm and Petting Zoo, Magic Springs and Crystal Falls, and Clinton Presidential Center
Food: Fried Pickles, Possum Pie, Soybeans, Chocolate Gravy.
The coordinates of Arkansas state are latitude 33° N to 36° 30' N and longitude 89° 41' W to 94° 42'.
Florida
Governor - Rick Scott
Capital : Tallahasse
Population : 19.89 million since 2014
State nickname : The Sunshine State
Bordering states : Alabama and Georgia
Major industries : Tourism with 87.3 million people vist it is one of the top travel destinations and Space Industry represents 4.1 billion state's economy.

Major lakes : Lake Okeechobee
Attractions : Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando, Sea World Orlando, Everglades
Georgia
Capitol: Atlanta
Population: 9,992,167
Major Industries: textiles, timber, cotton, corn, peanuts, soybeans, poultry
Georgia was the 4th state in the USA; it became a state on January 2nd, 1788
Major Rivers: Chattahoochee River, Savannah River, Suwannee River
Major Lakes: Lake Sidney Lanier, Clark Hill Lake, West Point Lake, Lake Hartwell
Bordering States: Florida, Alabama, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina
Attractons: World of Coca-Cola, Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, Centennial Olympic Park, Forsyth Park, Georgia Aquarium, Six Flags
Kentucky
State Capital - Frankfort
Largest City - Louisville
Population - 4,395,295 (as of 2013) Kentucky is the 26th most populated state in the USA
Major Industries - agriculture (corn, peanuts, wheat), mining (coal), horse-raising, automobile and truck manufacturing.
Places to visit: Mammoth Cave National Park. Native Americans discovered Mammoth Cave 4,000 years ago. In the park you can bike, hike, drive, camp, picnic, fish, canoe and go horse back riding.
Southeast
South Eastern States
By: Abby Tubridy, Madalynne Stone, Julia Cotteleer, and Autymn Joseph
The Rest of the States: Random Facts
South Carolina- Myrtle Beach is the Golf Capital of the world, and South Carolina has more than 300 public and private golf courses in total.
Alabama- Alabama workers built the first rocket to put humans on the moon.
Mississippi-Elvis Presley was born in Tupelo, Mississippi.
Virginia-Virginia is known as "the birthplace of a nation".
Maryland-The first dental school in the United States opened at the University of Maryland.
Tennessee- Tennessee has more than 3,800 documented caves.
Deleware- The nation's first scheduled steam railroad began in New Castle in 1831.
Louisiana- Louisiana has the tallest state capitol building in the United States; the building is 450 feet tall with 34 floors.
North Carolina-The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill is the oldest State University in the United States.
West Virginia- Nearly 75% of West Virginia is covered by forests.
Sources
"ENCHANTED LEARNING HOME PAGE." ENCHANTED LEARNING HOME PAGE. N.p., n.d. Web. 19 Oct. 2015.

http://www.50states.com/facts

http://www.nps.gov/maca/planyourvisit/upload/Q-A-Fact-Sheet-2014-Web.pdf

http://www.stateofflorida.com/facts.aspx
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We will be giving you a food and a drink from two states. The first food is a coca cola brownie. Coca Cola was invented in Atlanta, Georgia. Also, we have a gator smoothie. Don't worry there is no alligator in this drink!! This drink's name comes from Florida, who is famous for Alligators.
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Place
Location
Movement
http://arkansasgeo.weebly.com/human-environment-interaction.html
Relative Location: Kentucky is in both the Northern and the Western Hemispheres.It's bordered by seven states, including Virginia, Tennessee, Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and West Virginia.

Absolute Location: 38º North, 84º West
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One way that the environment of Arkansas has effected the humans that live in Arkansas are:
Different populations
Ecosystems
The large rural part of Arkansas
The chicken plant industry pollutes the water
Location
The coordinates of Arkansas state are latitude 33° N to 36° 30' N and longitude 89° 41' W to 94° 42'.
Mississippi, Tennessee and Missouri on the eastern side, Louisiana on the southern part and Missouri on the north, Arkansas covers a total area of 53,187 sq. miles.
Place
http://www.encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?entryID=390
mild climate
adequate rainfall
rural
relatively uncrowded landscape
plateaus
water
valleys
plains
gulfs.
grasslands
minerals
forests
soil
://sites.google.com/a/mail.cashton.k12.wi.us/arkansas/physical-characteristics
http://www.kentucky.com/2013/09/28/2846302/kentuckys-landscape-is-40000-square.html
The climate in Kentucky is mild no matter what time of year you visit.
They experience all four seasons.
Blue grass fields
There are lakes, caves and waterfalls
Flat fields, thick forests and wetlands

Shorelines and sinkholes.
Major Geographical features -Mississippi River, Lake Cumberland, and Lake Barkle

Humans have affected the environment because of their jobs...

A lot of people in Kentucky are
farmers
.
Farmers

destroy forests
to get land for making farms. Destroying forest will
force animals
out of their homes.

Ways the environment effects us...

Accidents in
underground mines
, and near the surface of coal mines can
injure
or
kill
workers or people living nearby. Also, the coal mining industries
pollute
the air.

http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2012/01/27/412655/coal-does-more-harm-than-good-in-kentucky-asthma-costs-lost-lives/
In Kentucky people get around in some of the same ways we do. For example,
buses
,
cars
,
boats
and
bikes
.
Location
Movement
Place
Relative Location: Florida is positioned in both the northern and western hemisphere. It's not only boarded by Alabama and Georgia but the Atlantic Ocean , Gulf of Mexico, and the Straits of Florida.
Absolute Location: 28.1000 N, 81.6000 W
Location
In Florida most people get around in their car but others use a bus or trolley for short trips around the town.
There are also party buses. Where you can rent a bus.
A bike companies have you rent bikes to get around instead of wasting gas.
Amtrak is a big company that runs the trains.
Place
HEI
Movement
In North Florida the climate is humid subtropical but, in the Southern part of Florida the climate is tropical.
Florida is a beautiful place where you can go and
Human Features:
Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site
Liberty Hall
Fox Theater
Atlanta University
Coca-Cola Bottling Company Plant
http://www.weather.com/weather/monthly/l/Orlando+FL+USFL0372:1:US
Absolute Location:
33º 44' N, 84º 23' W
(For Atlanta,Georgia)
Relative Location:
Georgia is in the lower part of the south east next to Alabama, above Florida, and under Tennessee, North Carolina, and South Carolina
Natural Features:
The climate is very warm in Georgia
Panola Mountain
Okefenokee Swamp
Wassaw Island
Marshall Forest
For a major U.S. urban area, Atlanta does have a surprisingly large amount of tree cover
Georgia has some air pollution concerns
Some of the most common ways people get around in Georgia are cars and buses.
Atlanta, Georgia has a huge airport that is very popular. At one point it was the busiest airport in the world, and it may still be.
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