SS chapter 7

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

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