US Cities With Political, Economic & Cultural Significance


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Which city is nicknamed the 'Windy City' and was home to Al Capone during the 1920s?

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1. Which city is nicknamed the 'Big Apple' and is the financial capital of the world?

2. Which city is known for jazz music and its French and Spanish architecture?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The United States has many important cities in terms of culture, politics and history. These questions will ask you to identify signifiant U.S. cities based on their nicknames, culture and economic output.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These practice questions will ask you to:

  • Identify the U.S. city that's nicknamed the 'Windy City'
  • Know which city is the financial capital of the world
  • Recognize the American city that's known for jazz music and European architecture
  • Know which city the Golden Gate Bridge is associated with
  • Determine the city that was the center of the U.S automative industry

Skills Practiced

You'll practice the following skills:

  • Making connections - be able to assess the nicknames of several U.S. cities and connect them to their respective cities
  • Information recall - access knowledge you've gained regarding which city is considered the financial capital of the world
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on significant cities in the United States

Additional Learning

For more information on these important cities, check out the related lesson, US Cities With Political, Economic & Cultural Significance. The lesson covers the following learning objectives:

  • Identify the historical significance of Boston, Massachusetts
  • Name the second largest city in the United States
  • Know when Washington, D.C. was founded