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New england

New England

  • MaineAugustaME

  • ConnecticutHartfordCT

  • MassachusettsBostonMA

  • Rhode IslandProvidenceRI

  • VermontMontpelierVT

  • New HampshireConcordNH


Geography

Geography

  • Appalachian Mountains

    • Green Mountains- VT

    • White Mountains- NH and ME

  • _____________ River- longest river in New England

  • Atlantic Coastal Plain- _____________ area of land near the Atlantic Ocean

  • Cape Cod- MA


Settlers

Settlers

  • Native Americans- 1st people to live in New England

  • Pilgrims- 1st people from ___________ to settle New England

    • Left for ___________ freedom

  • Puritans- wanted to change how _________ was practiced


Timeline

Timeline

  • Create a timeline of New England’s important historical events. Include the following dates:

    • 1600

    • 1617

    • 1620

    • 1621

    • 1629

    • 1773

      See page 58-59


New england s economy

New England’s Economy

  • Economy- production and distribution of _________ and ____________

  • Tourism-

  • Industries-

  • Products-

  • Manufacturing- make or process something using ______________


Tourist attraction west quoddy lighthouse

Tourist Attraction- West Quoddy Lighthouse

  • _________________ point in the U.S.

  • Guides ships through the waterway between ___________ and U.S.

  • Located in ME


Tourist attraction mt washington

Tourist Attraction- Mt. Washington

  • Highest peak in New England

  • Located in NH (_____________ Mts.)

  • High elevation (_________ above sea level)- 6,288 feet


Population density

Population Density

  • Measure of how many people live in one area

    • People per square mile

  • What part of the country has a high population density? Low population density?


Important vocabulary

Important Vocabulary

  • Urban

  • Suburb

  • Rural


City vs small town

City vs. Small Town


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