SS chapter 7
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SS chapter 7
chapter 7 SS
Having to do with the building & testing of equipmet for air and space travel.
a slow moving body of water
petroleum pumped from the ground
to dig out the bottom & sides of a waterway to make it deeper & wider
a narrow strip of water leading into land from a larger body of water
the use of canals, ditches, or pipes to move water to dry areas
another word for oil
a factory that turns crude oil into useful products, such as gasoline
surface water that does not soak into the ground
Large ships sail into the port of Houston, texas because people dredged the _______ connecting the city to the Gulf of Mexico
name the industries that are a major part of the south central region's diverse economy
*drilling for oil
a conflict between the United States & Mexico ccurred over their shared border because the channel of the Rio Grande...
moved south after the floods
Four ways people in the United States & Mexico share the Rio Grande....
*built reservoir projects
*share the border
*share water for irrigation
Name the features found along the Gulf Coast of the South Central region.
The ___________ were the first Europeans to claim land in the South Central region.
Oklahoma was settled by Europeans much later that the rest of the South Central states because only _________
___________ wereallowed to live there.
Texas ranchers got their cattle to markets elsewhere in the country by...
shipping it on railroads
People use equipment to turn crude oil nto useful products, such a gasoline in a .....