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Cullen - SS Ch. 8

Ch. 8 Exploring the Midwest

A huge, slow moving mass of ice glacier
Flat land covered in wildflowers and grasses prairie
Movement of people from one place to another migration
A funnel shaped, moving wind storm that causes great damage tornado
A line of workers that put together a product one step at a time assembly line
A layer of soil, held together by the roots of grasses sod
Quickly and cheaply manufacturing many products at once. mass production
A long time with little or no rain drought
A person who sets up a new business entrepreneur
Inventor of the assembly line Henry Ford
Where did the Sioux live Central Plains
What formed the Great Lakes? moving glaciers
What are two natural resources found in the Midwest? iron ore and natural gas
What animal did the Souix follow! buffalo
What did railroads carry? people, mail, cattle
What city connected 10 major railroad lines in the 1800s? Chicago
Three ways Native Americans used the buffalo? food, clothing, tools
Why was Detroit so important to the automobile industry? location on the Great Lakes for shipping, and nearby steel mills.
Why did the Souix move place to place settlers took over their land.
Created by: jcullenrp