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PA History Chapter 2
Chapter 2 Review
|An area with common features that set it apart from other areas
|The place where a river begins
|The place where a river empties into an ocean or another large body of water
|A dry area that gets less than 10 inches of precipitation a year
|The side of a mountain that is usually dry because precipitation falls on the other side
|Of a city
|Of the countryside
|The story of what happened in the past, usually as preserved in written records
|The history and traditions that a group of people share
|A person in your family, starting with your parents, who was born before you
|A group of people whose ancestors are from the same country or area
|The special way a group of people does something
|A weather condition where cold air blowing across a lake is warmed and picks up water; the water eventually falls from the sky as snow
|The time of the year when the weather is suitable for crops to grow in a certain place
|This region of the U.S. has distinct spring, summer, fall, and winter seasons. The Appalachian Mountains run through this region
|This region of the U.S. is usually warm, the region's biggest river is the Mississippi River. The Appalachian Mountains also run through this region.
|The Interior Plains are made up of the Central & Great Plains.
|This plains area is low in elevation & corn is the major crop
|These plains area can have extreme cold winters and hot summers. Wheat is a the major crop.
|This region of the U.S. is only made up of 4 states. The Rocky Mountains and the Grand Canyon are found here. Much of the land is desert.
|This region of the U.S. has many different landforms including mountains, plateaus, and valleys
|This region of PA is the smallest region of the state. The lake effect gives this region a long growing season.
|Lake Erie Coastal Plain
|This region of PA if known for its history. Philadelphia is one of the oldest cities in this region.
|Atlantic Coastal Plain
|This region of PA has good farm land. It was settled over 300 years ago and called Pennsylvania Dutch Country.
|This region of PA is rich in mineral resources including coal.
|Ridge and Valley
|This region of PA is the largest in the state and the region is home to Pittsburgh.