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Arizona's Geography & Society - Chapter Summary
Use the lessons in this chapter to delve deep into Arizona's history. You will get the chance to examine Arizona's native and migrant populations.
This chapter also has informative details concerning the different natural resources of Arizona, as well as how the economy works. Once you complete this chapter, you should be capable of:
- Identifying Arizona's climate and physical features
- Describing the natural resources in Arizona
- Understanding the economy of Arizona
- Stating Arizona's social, cultural and political characteristics
The lessons in this chapter are short, and they were created by professional instructors. These instructors are available in case you need to ask a question pertaining to the material in this chapter. After studying the lessons, see what information you can remember by using the self-assessment quizzes. All of these resources can be viewed from smartphones, tablets and computers.
1. Climate & Physical Features of Arizona
Arizona is known for being a warm, dry state that is home to the Grand Canyon, but what else do you know about it? In this lesson, we'll explore both the climate and physical features of Arizona, perhaps inspiring you to go check it out for yourself!
2. Native & Migrant Populations of Arizona
In this lesson, we will explore the 48th US state of Arizona from its earliest peoples on up through the 1960s. Will take a look at major events and important populations that influenced Arizona's history.
3. Natural Resources of the State of Arizona
Arizona is a state of abundant natural resources. In this lesson we'll explore some of the most important ones, though you may be surprised at how diverse this state is when it comes to the resources available.
4. Arizona Land Use & Development
Land has always played a major role in Arizona's history. In this lesson, we are going to examine Arizona's land use and development over time and see what it means in the state today.
5. Understanding the Economy of the State of Arizona
The gross domestic product of Arizona in a recent year was $303 billion, making it the 21st largest state economy in the U.S. Let's take a closer look at this economy in terms of where Arizonans work.
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- Overview of Water Cycle & Balance
- Overview of Geomorphology
- Tectonic Processes
- Understanding Volcanoes
- Rocks & Weathering
- Landforms & Biomes
- Biological Processes of Ecosystems
- The Environment & Society
- Environmental Hazards & Pollution
- Key Earth & Space Concepts
- Technology Through History
- Overview of Human Geography
- Population & The Environment
- Human Settlement Patterns
- History of Transportation & Communication
- Land Resources
- Agricultural History & Types
- Issues & Trends in Modern-Day Agriculture
- Fishing & Aquatic Resources
- Understanding Cultural Geography
- The Impact of Religion on Geography
- The Economy & Geography
- Types of Economies
- Politics & Geography
- Basics of American Politics
- Understanding Globalization
- Global Trade
- International Players in Global Politics
- Understanding Industrialization
- Regional Geography: Continents
- Regional Geography: Subregions of the World
- United States Regional Geography
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