About This Chapter
Who's It For?
Anyone who needs help learning or mastering US geography will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn about geography in the United States. Among those who would benefit are:
- Students who want to learn a broad topic in a short amount of time
- Students who are looking for easy ways to identify the most important information on the topic
- Students who have fallen behind in understanding US geography
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning geography (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
- Students who have limited time to study for an upcoming exam
How It Works:
- Watch each video in the course to review all key topics
- Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
- Test your understanding of each lesson with a short quiz.
- Complete your review with the geography of the United States chapter exam.
Why It Works:
- Study Efficiently: The lessons in this course cover only information you need to know.
- Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
- Be Ready on Test Day: Take the Geography of the United States chapter exam to make sure you're prepared.
- Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any American geography question. They're here to help!
- Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.
Students Will Review:
This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about geography for a standard US citizenship course. Topics covered include:
- Geographical regions of the United States
- Major American rivers
- Mountainous regions in the United States
- The history and status of Washington D.C.
- Other US territories
1. Overview of the Geography of the United States
The United States is the third largest country in the world, as measured by land mass. Countries that large have varying areas, geographic features, and populations. In this lesson, we'll discuss the geography of the United States.
2. Washington, D.C.: History & Status
In this lesson, you'll learn about Washington, D.C.'s current status in the United States, the history that led to this status, and details about the design of the city. A short quiz will follow.
3. Territories of the United States
After completing this lesson, you will be able to list the territories of the United States, describe what rights territory inhabitants have, and describe the similarities and differences between the relationships the United States has with each territory. A short quiz will follow.
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Other chapters within the US Citizenship Study Guide course
- The Naturalization Process
- Naturalization Requirements
- Naturalization Tests & Interview
- American Government Principles
- American Government Systems
- American Government Rights & Duties
- America's Discovery, Colonization & Revolution
- American History in the 1800s
- Forging the United States
- American History from 1900 to Present
- American Symbols & Holidays
- Reading in English
- English Grammar & Writing
- US Citizenship Test Information & Prep