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FTCE Regional Divides & Connections Flashcards

FTCE Regional Divides & Connections Flashcards
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This US region includes any state south of the Mason-Dixon line (until Texas); including Georgia, Florida and Mississippi, and made up of subtropical temperatures which allows for major agricultural business
Southern Region of the US
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Located in the Northeast, this region of the US. is made up of states such as, Maine, New York, Pennsylvania, cool climate
Northern Region of the US
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European Sub-Regions
None! Just be aware of the major European countries.
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Asian Sub-Regions
The Middle East, Central Asia, South Asia, East Asia, Southeast Asia
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Sub-regions of the Americas
North America, Latin America, and the Caribbean
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Sub-regions of Africa
Northern Africa, West Africa, East Africa, Central Africa, South Africa
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Made up of large and small islands in the South Pacific Ocean, this region includes Australia, New Zealand and New Guinea.
Oceania
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A largely temperate climate, this region borders the Atlantic Ocean and Asia. It is made up of many small and unique countries.
Europe
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Made up of many different people groups, this region also contains climates that range from arctic to tropic. It borders the Pacific Ocean to the East and Europe to the West.
Asia
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Made up of North and South America, this region in the Western Hemisphere contains jungles, deserts, huge mountain ranges and even arctic conditions.
The Americas
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Cited as the place of human origin, this region is a huge and diverse continent. It contains deserts, jungles, and mountains.
Africa
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Five Major Geographical Regions
Asia, Africa, Europe, the Americas, and Oceania
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Flashcard Content Overview

Thanks to improved transportation and communication, the world is more connected than ever before! However, humans are still divided based on geographic, cultural, linguistic, and political lines. For example, the USA is one country, but we are incredibly diverse and enjoy many regional differences. This flashcard set will introduce you to various regions around the world and how the migration of humans, ideas, and products have helped shape those regions.

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Five Major Geographical Regions
Asia, Africa, Europe, the Americas, and Oceania
Cited as the place of human origin, this region is a huge and diverse continent. It contains deserts, jungles, and mountains.
Africa
Made up of North and South America, this region in the Western Hemisphere contains jungles, deserts, huge mountain ranges and even arctic conditions.
The Americas
Made up of many different people groups, this region also contains climates that range from arctic to tropic. It borders the Pacific Ocean to the East and Europe to the West.
Asia
A largely temperate climate, this region borders the Atlantic Ocean and Asia. It is made up of many small and unique countries.
Europe
Made up of large and small islands in the South Pacific Ocean, this region includes Australia, New Zealand and New Guinea.
Oceania
Sub-regions of Africa
Northern Africa, West Africa, East Africa, Central Africa, South Africa
Sub-regions of the Americas
North America, Latin America, and the Caribbean
Asian Sub-Regions
The Middle East, Central Asia, South Asia, East Asia, Southeast Asia
European Sub-Regions
None! Just be aware of the major European countries.
Located in the Northeast, this region of the US. is made up of states such as, Maine, New York, Pennsylvania, cool climate
Northern Region of the US
This US region includes any state south of the Mason-Dixon line (until Texas); including Georgia, Florida and Mississippi, and made up of subtropical temperatures which allows for major agricultural business
Southern Region of the US
A huge area that stretches from Arizona to Washington, California to Montana, this area contains the Rocky Mountains and major deserts so temperatures range widely
Western Region
This is an oddly named region, because it is located right in the heart of the US. It does not touch any oceans, though extreme weather, such as tornadoes, does occur there.
Midwestern Region
The top section of Florida (looks like a handle) is the most culturally similar to the rest of the South. The Panhandle also has the majority of farming in Florida.
Panhandle Region of Florida
This section makes up the top section of Florida's long peninsula and is similar to the Panhandle. It is also defined by agriculture and Southern culture.
Northeast Florida
This section of Florida has the most kinds of people living there and also attracts the most tourists.
Central Florida
The southern most tip of Florida is tropical and contains the Everglades and Keys. It is also highly populated with Latinos.
South Florida
This part of Florida is made up of beautiful beaches along the Gulf of Mexico. It attracts many 'snowbirds' - retired folks who spend the winters in Florida.
Sun Coast of Florida
Nicknamed so because of the wealthy population that lives there, this region of Florida contains Miami and a large population of retirees.
Gold Coast of Florida
The movement of humans from one place to another. It can be short-term or permanent, as well as transnational or international.
Human migration
A problem that is driving people out of their home (e.g. famine, drought, warfare)
Push Factor
Something that draws people into a new country, often seen as solutions to problems at home (e.g. job opportunity, peace, available land)
Pull Factor
Two important networks that are pathways to economic development
Transportation and communication

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