The NAMC extends across several regions.
Location is a function of quantity, quality, and
location of natural resources and accessibility.
Railroads, (steel rails) spawned rapid growth.
Coastal cities: water power, skilled labor, ports.
THE CHANGING SOUTH
The South has maintained a deeper
regional sense than other parts of
Tremendous diversity; many subregions possess their own versions of
"Deep South" refers not to geographic
75% of population resides within 100 miles of
90% live within 200 miles of border.
Core lies within Quebec and Ontario.
More than 60% of population resides within
southern sections of these provinces.
Core is the historical hearth a
Transportation Shadow- area of limited transportation development near an area of much
greater population densities
The Bypassed East ( Northern new York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, New Brunswick, Nova
Scotia, and Newfoundland)
o Slow econom
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CONGRESS DIVIDED INTO 2 HOUSES
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RESOURCE ABUNDANCE & DEPENDE
Mineral fuels and metallic minerals
General north-south orientation.
Canadian shield and glaciate