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  USA States . com - US states Portal
During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the original 13 as the nation expanded across the North American continent and acquired a number of overseas possessions.
The United States of America is a federal republic composed of 50 states, of which all except one - Hawaii islands - are in mainland America.
The United States of America, which covers the central part of North America, grew out of the British colonies that were established in the north America in the first half of the 17th century.
www.usastates.com   (651 words)

  
  United States Geography - MSN Encarta
The United States of America is a federal republic on the continent of North America.
The United States consists of 48 contiguous states and the noncontiguous states of Alaska and Hawaii.
In addition, the United States includes a number of outlying areas, such as the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands of the United States, which are located on the Caribbean Sea, and the islands of American Samoa and Guam, located in the Pacific Ocean.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_1741500822/United_States_(Geography).html   (1515 words)

  
 United States Geography - Search View - MSN Encarta
The United States Bureau of the Census identifies an MSA as a central city of 50,000 people or more, the surrounding county, and all adjacent counties in which jobs or commercial activity link a significant portion of the workforce to the central city or central county.
To the west of the Appalachians is the Appalachian Plateau, an area of hilly uplands that extends from Pennsylvania to Alabama and descends gradually to the lowlands of the central United States.
The subtropical needle-leaf evergreen forest of the southeastern United States is known as the southern pine forest.
encarta.msn.com /text_1741500822__1/United_States_(Geography).html   (18389 words)

  
 Learn U.S. States and Capitals - Free software
Learn the geography of the United States with a free educational map puzzle.
Learn the states of the United States and their capitals with this fun and educational puzzle game.
This is a fun way to learn the states, their capitals and foreign countries.
www.yourchildlearns.com /puzzle_us.htm   (266 words)

  
 United States Geography - A to Z Home's Cool Homeschooling
Select each state and then guess from 3 choices which is its capital city.
Learn United States geography by tracking the travels of competing professional football teams with the NFL schedule supplied with this program or your local paper's sports page.
United States Geography is a 10 CD set containing thousands of images, hours of multimedia presentations, over a thousand questions and answers, and a electronic glossary.
homeschooling.gomilpitas.com /explore/geographyUS.htm   (613 words)

  
 Linguistic Geography of the United States   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Traditionally, dialectologists have listed three dialect groups in the United States: Northern, Midland, and Southern--although some scholars prefer a two-way classification of simply Northern and Southern, and one may also find significant difference on the boundaries of each area.
Modern linguists have been sharply critical of the now disused term "General American" but it does seem that in the early 20th century a huge area of the country used a quite similar phonology.
The Pronunciation of English in the Atlantic States.
www.evolpub.com /Americandialects/AmDialMap.html   (734 words)

  
 United States: Physical Geography
The conterminous United States may be divided into seven broad physiographic divisions: from east to west, the Atlantic–Gulf Coastal Plain; the Appalachian Highlands; the Interior Plains; the Interior Highlands; the Rocky Mountain System; the Intermontane Region; and the Pacific Mountain System.
The terrain of the N United States was formed by the great continental ice sheets that covered N North America during the late Cenozoic Era.
The Roepke Lecture in economic geography: global-local tensions: firms and states in the global space-economy.
www.infoplease.com /ce6/us/A0861706.html   (1362 words)

  
 US GEOGRAPHY - EnchantedLearning.com
The United States of America is a country in North America.
This printout helps the student do a short report on a US state, prompting the student to draw a map of the state, locate it on a US map, draw the state's flag, and write its capital city, state nickname, area, population, date of statehood, and state bird.
This printout helps the student do a short report on a US state, prompting the student to draw a map of the state, locate it on a US map, draw the state's flag, and write its capital city, state nickname, area, population, date of statehood, state bird, state flower, climate, and major industries.
www.enchantedlearning.com /usa   (775 words)

  
 USA Geography - Map Game - Geography Online Games
Opossums are the only marsupials native to the United States.
The United States nearly doubled in size with the Louisiana Purchase.
Pick the correct state for the highlighted capital, by region.
www.sheppardsoftware.com /web_games.htm   (658 words)

  
 Pacemaker┬« United States Geography, Second Edition
Geography broadens students’ understanding of the United States and the world in which they live
This program introduces students to different regions of the United States, the physical and human features of the earth, and cultural topics of special interest that help students of all abilities appreciate American geography and cultures.
The manageable, accessible, single-concept approach is paced appropriately to help students successfully meet curriculum requirements.
www.agsglobe.com /static/a083591027X.asp   (525 words)

  
 United States Geography
Alabama, state, United States: Geography - Geography Except for the mountainous section in the northeast (the southern end of the Cumberland...
Florida, state, United States: Geography - Geography The Florida peninsula, warmed by surrounding subtropical and tropical waters and cooled...
Delaware, state, United States: Geography - Geography Together with Eastern Shore Maryland and Virginia, Delaware occupies the Delmarva...
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0873836.html   (155 words)

  
 School Specialty Publishing: Publisher of educational products for teachers, parents, children, educators and the ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Geography of the United States consists of individual units that examine these regions of the United States: New England, the Middle Atlantic States, the Southeast, the North Central States, the South Central States, the Rocky Mountain States, the Pacific States, and Alaska and Hawaii.
All teaching strategies and activities were developed around the five themes of geography.
Each unit includes background information and instructions for teachers on how to use the material.
www.schoolspecialtypublishing.com /products/1568224362.php   (188 words)

  
 American Ethnic Geography Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
he United States and Canada are home to a rich diversity of ethnic and cultural groups.
The purpose of this course, then, is to expose the student to the rich ethnic diversity of the United States, and to a lesser degree Canada, as well as the physical expression of these cultural groups on the North American landscape.
No previous courses in geography are required, but a basic knowledge of North American place locations, such as states and provinces, is assumed.
www.valpo.edu /geomet/geo/courses/geo200   (280 words)

  
 United States Geography
We studied US Geography as a family in the 2003/2004 school year.
We have chosen to include US Geography as a part of Grade 5 and Grade 8 Social Studies.
It is one of my goals, as an adult scholar, to create a notebook on all 50 states.
www.truelightacademy.com /usgeography.html   (184 words)

  
 Find in a Library: How geography affects the United States.
Subjects: United States -- Geography -- Juvenile literature.
Human geography -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- History, Local -- Juvenile literature.
worldcatlibraries.org /wcpa/ow/b81651f20e72be0fa19afeb4da09e526.html   (89 words)

  
 Geography: United States | eThemes | eMINTS
This is a USA map with the country outline and no state outlines.
Click on a state to view statistics that can be graphed and used for comparisons with other states.
Test your knowledge of U.S. geography and state abbreviations and capitals.
www.emints.org /ethemes/resources/S00000369.shtml   (557 words)

  
 US Geography
State Fact Sheets - population, employment, income, farm characteristics and financial indicators
State Symbols, Flags, Seals, Emblems and People of the United States - from NetState.com
United States Tourist Attractions Directory - Search for tourist attractions in the US.
members.aol.com /bowermanb/US.html   (1180 words)

  
 CyberSleuth Kids.com: A K-12 Homework Helper and Directory
Your source for flags of the U.S., its states and territories and the world.
Maps, Trip Reports, Theatre, VRML for the highest mountains in the United States and the world.
You will find pictures of banknotes from the United States along with country specific info.
cybersleuth-kids.com /sleuth/Geography/United_States/index.htm   (230 words)

  
 United States Geography
So you want to learn about the United States of America.
Check out the information here, or the links to other sites.
Click on one of the states above, or choose from the list below.
www.kidport.com /RefLib/UsaGeography/UsaGeography.htm   (35 words)

  
 U.S. Geography
Mountain Peaks in the United States Higher Than 14,000 Feet
Highest, Lowest, and Mean Elevations in the United States
Basic U.S. Geography - Number of states: 50 Territories: 15 Area (2000): total: 3,794,083 sq mi (9,826,675 sq km), land...
www.factmonster.com /ipka/A0777008.html   (132 words)

  
 Energy Citations Database (ECD) - Energy and Energy-Related Bibliographic Citations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Energy Citations Database (ECD) Document #5303458 - Ischemic heart disease geography of the United States: models of environmental influence with a focus on the Eastern Highlands
Availability information may be found in the Availability, Publisher, Research Organization, Resource Relation and/or Author (affiliation information) fields and/or via the "Full-text Availability" link.
Ischemic heart disease geography of the United States: models of environmental influence with a focus on the Eastern Highlands
www.osti.gov /energycitations/product.biblio.jsp?osti_id=5303458   (140 words)

  
 Everyday Geography of the United States - By: Barbara Fifer - Christianbook.com
Everyday Geography of the United States - By: Barbara Fifer - Christianbook.com
Each state showcases a map of the state, statistics, state mottos, birds and other distinctives.
Be the first customer to review Everyday Geography of the United States!
www.christianbook.com /Christian/Books/product?item_no=123252   (198 words)

  
 Quia - Geography World - United States
terms related to the study of the geography of the United States.
See a list of terms used in these activities.
To learn how to make your own, just like this, click here.
www.quia.com /jg/1850.html   (42 words)

  
 ABC Maps of the United States of America; Flag, Map, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, ...
ABC Maps of the United States of America; Flag, Map, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International Agreements, Population, Social Statistics, Political System
In the USA historical expansion animation map below light blue indicates territorial acquisition or conquest.
Darker blue indicates incorporation of states into the union.
www.theodora.com /maps/united_states_map.html   (105 words)

  
 GeographyIQ - World Atlas - North America - United States - Geography Facts and Figures
GeographyIQ - World Atlas - North America - United States - Geography Facts and Figures
Portions of this site are based on public domain works from the U.S. Dept. of State and the CIA World Fact Book
For comments and feedback, write to us at info@GeographyIQ.com.
www.geographyiq.com /countries/us/United_States_geography.htm   (487 words)

  
 ABC Flag of the United States of America - geography; Flags, Map, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, ...
ABC Flag of the United States of America - geography; Flags, Map, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International Agreements, Population, Social Statistics, Political System
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www.theodora.com /flags/united_states_flag.html   (48 words)

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