3 - once again o Air conditioning also made southern living...

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North American Culture: 2 Metaphors 1) Melting pot 2) Quilt – “all stilted together” Immigration from east and moved inland o NE parts attracted European immigrants o Appalachians acted as a barrier for spreading further inland early on Around 1890, another huge wave of immigration came to east coast causing western progression of the mean center of population to slow o People also didn’t move as far west b/c of lack of opportunities (The Great Depression) After WW2, cities began to pop up south and west causing western movement
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Unformatted text preview: once again o Air conditioning also made southern living more attractive Megalopolis High average population density Low average poverty rate 3 Basic Population Flows East to west Rural to urban Urban to urban Characteristics of Absolute Location Land-water boundaries, very good ports Exist often on fall line Trans-shipment points Characteristics of Relative Location Ocean currents provide straight shot to Europe from Megalopolis...
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This note was uploaded on 06/12/2011 for the course GEOG 260 taught by Professor Florin during the Spring '11 term at UNC.

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