Exam 2 Study Guide

Exam 2 Study Guide - Exam #2 Study Guide North America Know...

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Exam #2 Study Guide North America Know the basic physiographic features of N. America o What is a shield? Continental Divide? What climate type dominates the U.S. ‘Southern’ states? o Basics of this climate type What are the two main air masses responsible for severe weather in the U.S.? o Basics of each What is the orographic effect? o Examples of where this can be found in the U.S. What is happening with the San Andreas Fault? Chronological order of main immigration streams o When did the modern era of immigration begin? o What are the sending areas/countries? What is the largest minority group in the U.S.? What is the overall population figure for the U.S.? Know where the strongest concentrations of Hispanics and Blacks live in the U.S. Where are people migrating to? (within the U.S.) Why has Appalachia struggled to develop? Protestant/Catholic Breakdown in U.S. and Canada How is the U.S. able to produce so much food? Roughly, how much of the world’s petroleum does the U.S. consume?
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