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HI103 Written Exercise 1 Kristin McCourtney 1) What are four identifying geographical aspects of the state of Missouri? North of the Missouri River is the Glacial Plains – these left rolling hills, gentle valleys, rock formations of limestone and sandstone, and prairie land similar to Illinois and Iowa. South and southeast of the river is the Ozark Plateau or “high lands” – these are more rock hills, deep valleys, cliffs, tablelands, springs, and forests. Western part of the state is called the Osage Plains – environment conducive for growing grass and hay and where raising livestock has become a major industry 2) How did Missouri become a part of the United States Louisiana Purchase and what was the significance of the Mississippi River during that time? Moses Austin, native to New England, had joined a company to mine lead. He was sent to western Virginia to supervise a mining operation when he heard of rich lead productions across the Mississippi. He rode horseback across the country and lost his way during a snow storm in
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