Social Studies Unit 4

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Social Studies Unit 4
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  1. Port
    a trading center where ships are loaded and unloaded
  2. Commute
    travel back and forth
  3. The major forms of transportation that have helped the middle atlantic states grow and connect are...
    highways, trains, airplanes,canals,waterways,and high-speed trains
  4. The Erie Canal connected the Great Lakes to....
    The Atlantic Ocean
  5. A way the middle atlantic colonies were like the United States
    * had a mix of people from different countries
  6. A reason why the colonists decided to declare their independence from Britain
    The colonists had no representation in British government
  7. Who was one of the first Europeans to explore the Middle Atlantic region?
    Henry Hudson
  8. Resources that are needed to produce steel are...
    iron, coal, & limestone
  9. in business, the contest among companies to get the most customers or sell the most products is called...
    competition
  10. A loosely united group of governments working together is?
    confederation
  11. The benefits of city living are...
    • *many jobs
    • *use of public transportation
    • *educational opportunities
  12. How can you tell a statement is an opinion?
    Key words are used such as: I think, I believe, in my opinion, I doubt, happy, best, worst, greatest, beautiful
  13. A way the Middle Atlantic Colonies were like the United States today
    large cities were located along the major waterways
  14. A way the Middle Atlantic Colonies were like the United States today
    welcome people of all religions
  15. Immigrants moved to the Middle Atlantic cities during the late 1800's and early 1900's because...
    they were in search of factory jobs
  16. How can you tell a statement is a fact?
    a statement can be checked or proven
  17. A reason why the colonistsdecided to declare their independence from Britain.
    Britain passed laws to make it difficult for colonists to trade.
  18. The problems with city living are...
    • * pollution
    • * crowded living spaces
    • * small or expensive housing
  19. A reason why the colonists decided to declare their independence from Britain.
    other laws forced them to pay new taxes
  20. Port city that grew up on a harbor at the mouth of the Hudson River
    New York City
  21. The Declaration of Independence states that...
    *all people have certain rights, which include "Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness"
  22. Navigable
    wide enough for ships to use
  23. A large
  24. city together with its suburbs
    metropolitan area

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