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2 Presentation Plus! Glencoe World Geography Copyright © by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. Developed by FSCreations, Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio Send all inquiries to: GLENCOE DIVISION Glencoe/McGraw-Hill 936 Eastwind Drive Westerville, Ohio 43081

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4 Contents UNIT 2: THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA REFERENCE ATLAS Maps United States and Canada: Country Profiles United States and Canada: Political United States and Canada: Population Density United States and Canada: Physical Features United States and Canada: Natural Resources The St. Lawrence Seaway Political Map Transparency 2 Charts Population: Canada and the United States United States and Canada: Physical Profile

5 United States and Canada: Political

6 United States and Canada: Population Density

7 United States and Canada: Population

8 United States and Canada: Physical Features

9 United States and Canada: Natural Resources

10 US and Canada: Physical Profile

11 St. Lawrence Seaway 1

12 St. Lawrence Seaway 2

13 Political Map Transparency

14 Country Profiles home Click the name of the country to see information about that country. UNITED STATES CANADA

15 Canada Languages: English, French Population: 31,000,000 9 per square mi. 4 per square km Landmass: 3,849,674 square mi. 9,970,610 square km Money: Canadian Dollar Principal Export Motor Vehicles Principal Import Motor Vehicles Click HERE to view Canadian province factsHERE

16 United States Language: English Population: 272,200, per square mi. 30 per square km Landmass: 3,536,340 square mi. 9,159,121 square km Money: U.S. Dollar Principal Export Machinery Principal Import Machinery Click HERE to view U.S. state factsHERE

17 State Facts home United States Facts Click a state or its abbreviation to see facts about that state. AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OK OR PA OH RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY

18 Alabama Alabama (AL) Meaning: thicket clearers Origin: Choctaw Admitted to the Union: 1819 Admission order: 22 Capital: Montgomery Population: 4,451,000 State Bird: Yellowhammer State Flower: Camellia Nickname: Yellowhammer State

19 Alaska Alaska (AK) Meaning: the great land Origin: Aleut Admitted to the Union: 1959 Admission order: 49 Capital: Juneau Population: 653,000 State Bird: Willow ptarmigan State Flower: Forget-me-not Nickname: The Last Frontier

20 Arizona Arizona (AZ) Meaning: little spring, dry land Origin: Papago, Spanish Admitted to the Union: 1912 Admission order: 48 Capital: Phoenix Population: 4,798,000 State Bird: Cactus wren State Flower: Flower of the saguaro cactus Nickname: Grand Canyon State

21 Arkansas Arkansas (AR) Meaning: downstream people Origin: Quapaw Admitted to the Union: 1836 Admission order: 25 Capital: Little Rock Population: 2,631,000 State Bird: Mockingbird State Flower: Apple blossom Nickname: Land of Opportunity

22 Meaning: unknown Origin: Spanish Admitted to the Union: 1850 Admission order: 31 Capital: Sacramento Population: 32,521,000 State Bird: California valley quail State Flower: Golden poppy Nickname: Golden State California California (CA)

23 Colorado Meaning: red Origin: Spanish Admitted to the Union: 1876 Admission order: 38 Capital: Denver Population: 4,168,000 State Bird: Lark bunting State Flower: Rocky Mountain columbine Nickname: Centennial State Colorado (CO)

24 Connecticut Meaning: beside the long tidal river Origin: Native American Admitted to the Union: 1788 Admission order: 5 Capital: Hartford Population: 3,284,000 State Bird: American Robin State Flower: Mountain laurel Nickname: Nutmeg State Connecticut (CT)

25 Delaware Origin: named for Virginias colonial governor, Baron De La Warr Admitted to the Union: 1787 Admission order: 1 Capital: Dover Population: 768,000 State Bird: Blue hen chicken State Flower: Peach blossom Nickname: First State Delaware (DE)

26 Florida Meaning: feast of flowers Origin: Spanish Admitted to the Union: 1845 Admission order: 27 Capital: Tallahassee Population: 15,233,000 State Bird: Mockingbird State Flower: Orange blossom Nickname: Sunshine State Florida (FL)

27 Georgia Origin: named for Englands King George III Admitted to the Union: 1788 Admission order: 4 Capital: Atlanta Population: 7,875,000 State Bird: Brown thrasher State Flower: Cherokee rose Nickname: Peach State Georgia (GA)

28 Hawaii Meaning: unknown Origin: native Hawaiian Admitted to the Union: 1959 Admission order: 50 Capital: Honolulu Population: 1,257,000 State Bird: Nene State Flower: Hibiscus (yellow) Nickname: Aloha State Hawaii (HI)

29 Idaho Meaning: unknown Origin: Native American Admitted to the Union: 1890 Admission order: 43 Capital: Boise Population: 1,347,000 State Bird: Mountain bluebird State Flower: Syringa Nickname: Gem State Idaho (ID)

30 Illinois Meaning: tribe of superior men Origin: Native American Admitted to the Union: 1818 Admission order: 21 Capital: Springfield Population: 12,051,000 State Bird: Cardinal State Flower: Violet Nickname: Prairie State Illinois (IL)

31 Indiana Meaning: land of Indians Origin: European American Admitted to the Union: 1816 Admission order: 19 Capital: Indianapolis Population: 6,045,000 State Bird: Cardinal State Flower: Peony Nickname: Hoosier State Indiana (IN)

32 Iowa Meaning: unknown Origin: Native American Admitted to the Union: 1846 Admission order: 29 Capital: Des Moines Population: 2,900,000 State Bird: Eastern goldfinch State Flower: Wild rose Nickname: Hawkeye State Iowa (IA)

33 Kansas Meaning: people of the south wind Origin: Sioux Admitted to the Union: 1861 Admission order: 34 Capital: Topeka Population: 2,668,000 State Bird: Western meadowlark State Flower: Sunflower Nickname: Sunflower State Kansas (KS)

34 Kentucky Meaning: land of tomorrow Origin: Iroquoian Admitted to the Union: 1792 Admission order: 15 Capital: Frankfort Population: 3,995,000 State Bird: Kentucky cardinal State Flower: Goldenrod Nickname: Bluegrass State Kentucky (KY)

35 Louisiana Origin: named for Frances King Louis XIV Admitted to the Union: 1812 Admission order: 18 Capital: Baton Rouge Population: 4,425,000 State Bird: Pelican State Flower: Magnolia Nickname: Pelican State Louisiana (LA)

36 Maine Origin: named for an ancient French province Admitted to the Union: 1820 Admission order: 23 Capital: Augusta Population: 1,259,000 State Bird: Chickadee State Flower: White pine cone and tassel Nickname: Pine Tree State Maine (ME)

37 Maryland Origin: named in honor of the wife of Englands King Charles II Admitted to the Union: 1788 Admission order: 7 Capital: Annapolis Population: 5,275,000 State Bird: Baltimore oriole State Flower: Black-eyed Susan Nickname: Free State Maryland (MD)

38 Massachusetts Meaning: great mountain place Origin: Native American Admitted to the Union: 1788 Admission order: 6 Capital: Boston Population: 6,199,000 State Bird: Chickadee State Flower: Mayflower Nickname: Bay State Massachusetts (MA)

39 Michigan Meaning: great lake Origin: Ojibway Admitted to the Union: 1837 Admission order: 26 Capital: Lansing Population: 9,679,000 State Bird: Robin State Flower: Apple blossom Nickname: Wolverine State Michigan (MI)

40 Minnesota Meaning: sky-tinted water Origin: Sioux Admitted to the Union: 1858 Admission order: 32 Capital: St. Paul Population: 4,830,000 State Bird: Common loon State Flower: Showy lady slipper Nickname: North Star State Minnesota (MN)

41 Mississippi Meaning: father of the waters Origin: Native American Admitted to the Union: 1817 Admission order: 20 Capital: Jackson Population: 2,816,000 State Bird: Mockingbird State Flower: Flower of evergreen magnolia Nickname: Magnolia State Mississippi (MS)

42 Missouri Meaning: town of the large canoes Origin: Native American Admitted to the Union: 1821 Admission order: 24 Capital: Jefferson City Population: 5,540,000 State Bird: Bluebird State Flower: Hawthorn Nickname: Show Me State Missouri (MO)

43 Meaning: mountainous Origin: Spanish Admitted to the Union: 1889 Admission order: 41 Capital: Helena Population: 950,000 State Bird: Western meadowlark State Flower: Bitterroot Nickname: Treasure State Montana Montana (MT)

44 Nebraska Meaning: flat water Origin: Native American Admitted to the Union: 1867 Admission order: 37 Capital: Lincoln Population: 1,705,000 State Bird: Western meadowlark State Flower: Goldenrod Nickname: Cornhusker State Nebraska (NE)

45 Meaning: snowcapped Origin: Spanish Admitted to the Union: 1864 Admission order: 36 Capital: Carson City Population: 1,871,000 State Bird: Mountain bluebird State Flower: Sagebrush Nickname: Sagebrush State Nevada Nevada (NV)

46 New Hampshire Origin: named for Hampshire, a county in England Admitted to the Union: 1788 Admission order: 9 Capital: Concord Population: 1,224,000 State Bird: Purple finch State Flower: Purple lilac Nickname: Granite State New Hampshire (NH)

47 New Jersey Origin: named for Isle of Jersey, a British territory Admitted to the Union: 1787 Admission order: 3 Capital: Trenton Population: 8,178,000 State Bird: Eastern goldfinch State Flower: Purple violet Nickname: Garden State New Jersey (NJ)

48 New Mexico Origin: named for the states former colonial ruler, Mexico Admitted to the Union: 1912 Admission order: 47 Capital: Santa Fe Population: 1,860,000 State Bird: Roadrunner State Flower: Yucca Nickname: Land of Enchantment New Mexico (NM)

49 New York New York (NY) Origin: named in honor of the English Duke of York Admitted to the Union: 1788 Admission order: 11 Capital: Albany Population: 18,146,000 State Bird: Bluebird State Flower: Rose Nickname: Empire State

50 North Carolina North Carolina (NC) Origin: named in honor of Englands King Charles I Admitted to the Union: 1789 Admission order: 12 Capital: Raleigh Population: 7,777,000 State Bird: Cardinal State Flower: Dogwood Nickname: Tar Heel State

51 North Dakota North Dakota (ND) Origin: named for the Dakotas, a Native American group Admitted to the Union: 1889 Admission order: 39 Capital: Bismarck Population: 662,000 State Bird: Western meadowlark State Flower: Wild prairie rose Nickname: Sioux State

52 Ohio Ohio (OH) Meaning: great river Origin: Native American Admitted to the Union: 1803 Admission order: 17 Capital: Columbus Population: 11,319,000 State Bird: Cardinal State Flower: Scarlet carnation Nickname: Buckeye State

53 Oklahoma Oklahoma (OK) Meaning: red people Origin: Choctaw Admitted to the Union: 1907 Admission order: 46 Capital: Oklahoma City Population: 3,373,000 State Bird: Scissor-tailed flycatcher State Flower: Mistletoe Nickname: Sooner State

54 Oregon Oregon (OR) Meaning: unknown Origin: unknown Admitted to the Union: 1859 Admission order: 33 Capital: Salem Population: 3,397,000 State Bird: Western meadowlark State Flower: Oregon grape Nickname: Beaver State

55 Pennsylvania Pennsylvania (PA) Origin: named for the father of Pennsylvanias founder, William Penn Admitted to the Union: 1787 Admission order: 2 Capital: Harrisburg Population: 12,202,000 State Bird: Ruffed grouse State Flower: Mountain laurel Nickname: Keystone State

56 Rhode Island Rhode Island (RI) Meaning: unknown Origin: unknown Admitted to the Union: 1790 Admission order: 13 Capital: Providence Population: 998,000 State Bird: Rhode Island red State Flower: Violet Nickname: Ocean State

57 South Carolina South Carolina (SC) Origin: named for Englands King Charles I Admitted to the Union: 1788 Admission order: 8 Capital: Columbia Population: 3,858,000 State Bird: Carolina wren State Flower: Carolina yellow jessamine Nickname: Palmetto State

58 South Dakota South Dakota (SD) Origin: named for the Dakotas, a Native American group Admitted to the Union: 1889 Admission order: 40 Capital: Pierre Population: 777,000 State Bird: Ringnecked pheasant State Flower: American pasqueflower Nickname: Coyote State

59 Tennessee Tennessee (TN) Meaning: named for Tanasi, Cherokee villages Origin: Cherokee Admitted to the Union: 1796 Admission order: 16 Capital: Nashville Population: 5,657,000 State Bird: Mockingbird State Flower: Iris Nickname: Volunteer State

60 Texas Texas (TX) Meaning: friends Origin: Tejas Admitted to the Union: 1845 Admission order: 28 Capital: Austin Population: 20,119,000 State Bird: Mockingbird State Flower: Bluebonnet Nickname: Lone Star State

61 Utah Utah (UT) Meaning: people of the mountains Origin: Ute Admitted to the Union: 1896 Admission order: 45 Capital: Salt Lake City Population: 2,207,000 State Bird: Seagull State Flower: Sego lily Nickname: Beehive State

62 Vermont Vermont (VT) Meaning: great mountain Origin: French Admitted to the Union: 1791 Admission order: 14 Capital: Montpelier Population: 617,000 State Bird: Hermit thrush State Flower: Red clover Nickname: Green Mountain State

63 Virginia Virginia (VA) Origin: named for the unmarried Queen Elizabeth I of England, known as the Virgin Queen Admitted to the Union: 1788 Admission order: 10 Capital: Richmond Population: 6,997,000 State Bird: Cardinal State Flower: American dogwood Nickname: Old Dominion

64 Washington Washington (WA) Origin: named in honor of George Washington Admitted to the Union: 1889 Admission order: 42 Capital: Olympia Population: 5,858,000 State Bird: Willow goldfinch State Flower: Coast rhododendron Nickname: Evergreen State

65 West Virginia West Virginia (WV) Origin: began as the western part of Virginia before becoming a state in 1863 Admitted to the Union: 1863 Admission order: 35 Capital: Charleston Population: 1,841,000 State Bird: Cardinal State Flower: Rhododendron Nickname: Mountain State

66 Wisconsin Wisconsin (WI) Meaning: grassy place Origin: Chippewa Admitted to the Union: 1848 Admission order: 30 Capital: Madison Population: 5,326,000 State Bird: Robin State Flower: Wood violet Nickname: Badger State

67 Wyoming Wyoming (WY) Meaning: upon the great plain Origin: Delaware Admitted to the Union: 1890 Admission order: 44 Capital: Cheyenne Population: 525,000 State Bird: Meadowlark State Flower: Indian paintbrush Nickname: Equality State

68 Province Facts home Canadian Province Facts Click a province or its name to see facts about that province. Alberta British Columbia Manitoba New Brunswick Newfoundland Northwest Territories Nova Scotia Ontario Prince Edward Island Quebec Saskatchewan Yukon Territory

69 Alberta Origin: named for the daughter of Englands Queen Victoria Capital: Edmonton Population: 2,914,539 Area:661,190 sq. km 255,287 sq. mi.

70 British Columbia Origin: named for Christopher Columbus and the provinces British heritage Capital: Victoria Population: 4,008,951 Area:947,800 sq. km 365,946 sq. mi.

71 Manitoba Meaning: strait of the great spirit Origin: Algonquian Capital: Winnipeg Population: 1,138,667 Area:649,950 sq. km 250,946 sq. mi.

72 New Brunswick Origin: named for English royal family of Brunswick-Luneburg Capital: Fredericton Population: 752,955 Area:73,440 sq. km 28,355 sq. mi.

73 Newfoundland Meaning: new found land Origin: named by European explorer John Cabot in 1497 Capital: St. Johns Population: 543,829 Area:405,720 sq. km 156,648 sq. mi.

74 Northwest Territories Population: 67,338 Area:3,426,320 sq. km 1,322,902 sq. mi.

75 Nova Scotia Meaning: Latin term for New Scotland Origin: based on provinces Scottish heritage Capital: Halifax Population: 934,237 Area:55,490 sq. km 21,425 sq. mi.

76 Ontario Meaning: unknown Origin: Iroquoian Capital: Toronto Population: 11,413,653 Area:1,068,580 sq. km 412,579 sq. mi.

77 Prince Edward Island Origin: named for the son of Englands King George III Capital: Charlottetown Population: 136,529 Area:5,660 sq. km 2,185 sq. mi.

78 Quebec Meaning: place where the river narrows Origin: Algonquian Capital: Quebec Population: 7,334,502 Area:1,540,680 sq. km 594,857 sq. mi.

79 Saskatchewan Meaning: fast flowing river Origin: Cree Capital: Regina Population: 1,024,277 Area:652,330 sq. km 251,865 sq. mi.

80 Yukon Territory Population: 31,708 Area:483,450 sq. km 177,958 sq. mi.


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