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The United States of America

The United States of America

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The United States of America

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  1. The United States of America Presented by Ms. Hedstrom

  2. Location Places to see: • The Grand Canyon-Located in Northern Arizona • Mount Rushmore- Located in South Dakota

  3. Location • Capital  Washington D.C. • Neighbors:CanadaMexico

  4. Location • From Pittsville to Washington D.C.777 miles E-SE • They are 1 hour ahead in time.

  5. Location • Washington D.C. is located @38:54N 77:00W • North America

  6. Plants: Deciduous & Coniferous forests- maple, oak, pine, & ect Grasslands Desert scrub - cacti Animals:- several birds- wild cats & bears- wolves- deer & antelope- bison Place

  7. Place Religion: • 56%Protestantism • 25%Roman Catholicism • 2%Judaism • 17%Other, Islam, Buddhism, and Hinduism Traditions • 4th of July fireworks • Presents at Christmas • Hiding Easter Eggs

  8. Place • American • Ethnicities: - 80%White- 12%black- 3%Asian and Pacific Islanders- 5%Other including Native Americans and many other groups • Languages: English,Spanish, and others make up 18%

  9. Place Physical features: • Rocky Mountains • Appalachian Mountains • Great plains • Mississippi River • Death Valley

  10. Place • Size:3,717,769 sq. mi. • Population: 300,000,000+ • Population Density:80.7 per sq. mi

  11. Human/Environment Interaction Resources: • Coal • Copper • Fishing • Gold • Hydroelectric power • Iron Ore • Natural gas • Petroleum • Silver • Zinc • Uranium

  12. Human/Environment Interaction Where do they live? • Along the Atlantic Coast • In urban areas

  13. Human/Environment Interaction Why live there? • Jobs • Entertainment • Lifestyle • Historically resource rich

  14. Human/Environment Interaction Changes made: • Created dumps • Pollution • Built roads • Built railroads • Built cities • Mined • Put up windmills

  15. Human/Environment Interaction Land Usage: • Farming • Ranching • Forests • Manufacturing

  16. Movement Communication: • Telephone - 268 million • Cellular phone - 219.4 million • Radio  4,789 AM,8,961 FM, 19 shortwave • 2,218 TV stations • 195,138,696 internet hosts- 205,326,680 users

  17. Movement • Export: • agricultural products (soybeans, fruit, corn) • industrial supplies (organic chemicals) • capital goods • (transistors, aircraft, motor vehicle parts, computers, telecommunications equipment) • consumer goods (automobiles, medicines) • Partners: Canada, Mexico, Japan, China, UK • $927.5 billion f.o.b.

  18. Movement • Imports: • agricultural products • industrial supplies (crude oil) • capital goods • (computers, telecommunications, vehicle parts, office & electric machinery) • consumer goods (automobiles, clothing, medicines, furniture, toys) • Partners: Canada, China, Mexico, Japan, Germany • $1.727 trillion f.o.b.

  19. Movement How to get there: • 31 International Airports- Washington D.C, Chicago, Milwaukee, Twin Cities, and L.A • Ports: New York, Miami, L.A., Duluth, and more

  20. Movement Transportation: • Railroads – 226,605 km • Highways – 6,407,637 km • Waterways – 19,312 km used for commerce • Ports & harbors • Airports – 14,858 5,119 are paved • 149 heliports

  21. Region Government: • Federative Republic • 50 states & 1 District

  22. Region Flag Description:-13 stripes of red & white- blue rectangle in upper hoist-side corner- 50 small, white, five-pointed stars- stars represent the 50 states- 13 stripes represent the 13 original colonies- known as Old Glory;

  23. Region • Climate:-tropical rainforest-tropical savanna-steppe-desert-marine west coast-mediterranean-humid subtropical-humid continental-subarctic-tundra-highland • 58ºF • 39” of precipitation

  24. Region • Occupations: • farming, forestry, and fishing 0.7% • manufacturing, extraction, transportation, and crafts 22.9% • managerial, professional, and technical 34.7% • sales and office 25.4% • other services 16.3% • Currency: dollar

  25. Region Literacy rate: total population: 99% male: 99% female: 99% Life expectancy: total population: 77.85 years male: 75.02 years female: 80.82 years