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Topics: United States, Florida Pages: 2 (435 words) Published: August 11, 2015
Thierry Momplaisir
June 10, 2015
1.1 Geography: Assignment
Part 1
1. Using the scale on the interactive map, give the approximate distance in miles that the Pilgrims traveled in their journey from Plymouth, England, to Plymouth, Massachusetts. The approximate distance that the Pilgrims traveled in their journey from Plymouth, England, to Plymouth, Massachusetts is 3349.4 miles.

2. Using the scale on the interactive map, give the approximate distance in miles that Lewis and Clark traveled from St. Louis to Ft. Clatsop near the Pacific Ocean. The approximate distance that Lewis and Clark traveled from St. Louis to Ft. Clatsop near the Pacific Ocean is 1400.2 miles.

3. Using the scale on the interactive map, give the approximate distance in miles that the transcontinental railroad covered from Omaha to San Francisco. The approximate distance that the transcontinental railroad covered from Omaha to San Francisco is 1429.9 miles.

Part 2

1. Thinking about what you have learned in this lesson, take an in-depth look at your hometown. Using the terms listed below, write a one-paragraph description of the town where you currently live. Please include the name of your city and state in your description. Place

Region
Relative location
Physical system
Human system
I live in Miami, Florida which is one of the Southeast region of the United States. Even though we have diverse cultures in Miami, we mostly speak English, Spanish, and Haitian Creole. Miami, Florida does not have a specific religion because you have the freedom to believe in whatever we want there. The State of Florida is positioned in both the northern and western hemispheres. Miami is warm, flat and mostly grasslands. Additionally, Florida is surrounded by water. The human system of Florida would be the Crystal River nuclear plant.

2. Convince someone to move to a U.S. city of your choice, by describing the location using terms from the lesson. Be sure to include the name of the city...
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