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  1. What is a high hill with a flat top
    mesa
  2. Spanish word for village used to describe both people and homes of a specific area
    Pueblo
  3. a material found in rocks and sand used to make computer chips
    silicon
  4. energy that comes from the sun
    solar energy
  5. What state is the Alamo in?
    Texas
  6. What state is the Grand Canyon in?
    Arizon
  7. What state is Johnson Space Center in?
    Texas
  8. What state is the Painted Desert in?
    Arizon
  9. A Spanish explorer who came to find the cities of gold
    Coronado
  10. An African scout or guide from Morocco who came to help the Spanish explore this region
    Eslevancio
  11. A Spanish explorer who came to America in 1537 and wrote about finding much gold.
    Cabeza de Vaca
  12. An artist who loves to draw the natural beauty of this region
    Georgia Okeeffe
  13. He invented the air conditioner in 1911 making this region a much more comfortable place to live
    Willis Carrier
  14. This region belonged to Mexico before becoming a part of the U.S.
    Southwest Region
  15. What two big cities in Texas grew as shipping industries
    Houston and Galveston
  16. What is population density?
    the measure of the number of people who live in a certain area
  17. What is population distribution
    a map showing where in an area people live
  18. What was one of the first settlements (even before the Pligrims came to Plymouth Rock)?
    Santa Fe founded in 1607
  19. What are the first inhabitants of the Southwest Region
    The Ancestral Pueblo People
  20. WHat are the descendants of the The Ancestral Pueblo People?
    Hopi and Zuni tribes

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