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New England

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  1. New England • Maine Augusta ME • Connecticut Hartford CT • Massachusetts Boston MA • Rhode Island Providence RI • Vermont Montpelier VT • New Hampshire Concord NH

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. New England’s Economy • Economy- production and distribution of _________ and ____________ • Tourism- • Industries- • Products- • Manufacturing- make or process something using ______________

  6. Tourist Attraction- West Quoddy Lighthouse • _________________ point in the U.S. • Guides ships through the waterway between ___________ and U.S. • Located in ME

  7. Tourist Attraction- Mt. Washington • Highest peak in New England • Located in NH (_____________ Mts.) • High elevation (_________ above sea level)- 6,288 feet

  8. 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?

  9. Important Vocabulary • Urban • Suburb • Rural

  10. City vs. Small Town