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French settlers who settled in Louisiana.
Name some people who were leaders in the Civil Rights movement...
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
- Ralph Abernathy
- Rosa Parks
The most important crop in this region in the 1800's.
The journey the Native Americans were forced to take to Oklahoma so the early settlers could have their land.
Trail of Tears
Tourists who came to the Southeast Region to escape the cold.
African immigrants came to this region against their will to become _________.
After the Civil War ended in 1860 the African Americans still had this problem in the south, what was it?
They were discriminated against.
What is the oldest settlement in this country where Spanish explorers settled?
Describe the climate in most of the Southeast states.
Warm or hot summers and mild winters.
Name the Native American tribes that settled in this area.
A factory which turns crude oil into useful products such as heating oil, gasoline, plastic, and paint.
A form of language spoken in a certain place by a specific group of people.
The practice of keeping racial groups separate.
A Virginian settlement set up by English explorers in 1607.
Name 3 leading crops grown in this area today.
- Any of these will do...
- sweet potatoes
Name 3 different kinds of music this region is known for...
- Any 3 of these will do...
- rock n roll
A wall built along a river to keep it from overflowing onto the land.
A fuel, commonly called oil, that forms underground from dead plants.
An island formed when the ocean waves drop lots of sand near the coast line. The natural occurrence acts like a wall protecting the mainland from waves.
Name 2 important industries in this area today.
- Any of the following will do...
- paper factories
- furniture factories
- car factories
- soft drinks factories
Resources that are easy to reproduce or grow back quickly like...trees, water, wind, cotton, tobacco, and other plants.
Resources that are available in limited supply and cannot be reproduced like coal, oil, and gas.
Land with very high elevations
Two large bodies of water found outlining this region.
Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico
An island made from bones or coral which rises above the ocean surface.
This island is from underground rocks pushing together and being force upwards.
The second longest river in North America.
How many levels of land are found in this region?
The lowland by the coast line with fertile soil for farming.
The land containing few hills and is located just above the coastal plain.
Piedmont or foothills
Areas of lowland with lots of rain.
Wetlands or swamps
The highest point in the Appalachian Mountains found in North Carolina.
What is a peninsula?
Land with water on 3 sides
Which Southeast state is a peninsula?
The capital of Mississippi
The capital of Georgia
The capital of North Carolina
The capital of Alabama
The capital of Florida
The capital of South Carolina
The capital of West Virginia
The capital of Tennessee
The capital of Virginia
The capital of Kentucky
The capital of Arkansas
The capital of Louisiana