These are the Regions of the U.S. There are 5 regions of the U.S. The Northeast,The Southeast,The Midwest,The Southwest and the West.
THE MIDWEST, Americas Heartland
Geography The Midwest is the only region in the U.S that is not touching a ocean.
The Midwest is home of the 4 Great lakes, Lake Michigan, Lake Superior, Lake Huron and Lake Erie.
Economy The Midwest uses its large amount of land for corn,milk and milk products,wheat and many other uses.
The Midwest has the third biggest city in the world. Chicago!
History The Midwest is home of the second oldest baseball park in America, Chicago's very own, Wrigley Field Home of the Cubs.
The 16th president of the U.S was born there in Illinois. Abraham Lincoln.
Culture In Midwest baseball is a popular sport.
The Midwest is called America's breadbasket and America's Heartland
Map Of The Midwest
THE NORTHEAST, The Birthplace of Our Nation
Culture The Northeast is where Hershey chocolate was first made in Hershey,Pennsylvania.
A lot of the religion of the Northeast was from Ireland. Irish immigrants came here and carried there religion Catholicism.
History The Northeast is where our ancestors came in search for land. They landed on plymouth rock.
The first pretzel bakery started in the Northeast in Lititz, Pennsylvania in 1861
Economy The Northeast is where the largest city in America is, New York City.
The Northeast is big on lobster fishing.
Geography The Northeast summers a warm and humid. Hurricane's,floods,heatwaves and storms often are a menace to the northeast.
The Northeast's highest peak is Mt. Washington in New Hampshire that is 6,288 feet tall.
Map Of The Northeast
THE SOUTHEAST, The Cotton Land
Geography The Southeast has warm and humid temperatures.
The Southeast is were the appalachian mountains are located.
Economy The Southeast grows a lot of cotton.
The Southeast is were the cotton gin was invented. It helps farmers and slaves to get cotton cleaner a lot faster.
History More of the presidents of the U.S were born in the Southwest then any other region.
French colonists came to the Southeast in 1682 and named Louisiana after there king, King Louis XIV.
Culture In The Southwest people like to race down beaches in there hot sport cars.
In New Orleans part of the Southeast, People like to have big parties and parades at night.
Map of the Southeast
THE SOUTHWEST, Land of The Alamo
Geography The Southwest has dry and hot weather.
The Southwest is mostly desert but has some mountains and hills.
Economy The Southwest is were a lot of our oil and natural gases come from.
In the Southwest americans in El Paso,Texas create factories across the border in Juarez,Mexico because mexican workers can work for less money. The factories are called maquiladoras.
Culture In the Southwest there are 250,000 different Native American tribes that live there.
There are fewer people living in the Southwest than any other region.
History In Oklahoma on April 22,1889 the government opened 2 million acres of land to the the people. The catch was that they had to race down on horses or foot to stake and claim there land.
On March 6,1836 A small group of texans were defending the Alamo from the mexican army led by Santa Anna. Texans were fighting for freedom from Mexico. On March 2 they had declared there freedom from another fight but on the 6th Mexico attacked again.
Map of the Southwest
THE WEST, The Mountain Region.
Geography The Rockie Mountains pass over the West they go through Montana,Wyoming and Colorado.
In Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming There are about 10,000 geysers,mud volcanos,hot springs and steam vents.
Economy The sunny warm weather in California is what attracted movie makers to this area. Now in Hawaii, Alaska, California and more states in the West are mainly used for Movies.
In Tacoma, Washington wood from the Tacoma sawmills are shipped all around the world.
History Lewis and Clark had passed through the West on a expedition sent by the 3rd President of America Thomas Jefferson.
Wyoming was the first state that allowed women to vote.
Culture California has the most people of any other state.
In the West murals are very common.
Map of The West
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