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2 MO Regions Economics Famous People Government Going West

3 What is the most southern region in Missouri?

4 The Mississippi Lowlands

5 Buffalo enjoy snacking in this region.

6 Osage Plains

7 Missouri’s largest cities are located in this region.

8 The Northern Till Plains

9 This is the largest region in Missouri

10 The Ozark Highlands

11 This is the name of the area that is sometimes called the fifth Missouri region

12 Alluvial River Plain

13 What is scarcity?

14 Scarcity occurs when you don’t have enough of something

15 When you have to give something up what is it called?

16 Opportunity Cost

17 If the demand for something goes up, what happens to the cost?

18 The cost goes up.

19 This is a profession that is very important in Missouri’s economy.

20 Farming

21 If you buy and use things, you are a…

22 Consumer

23 Who was the first president and a leader in the Revolutionary War?

24 George Washington

25 Who was president during the Civil War?

26 Abraham Lincoln

27 Who grew up in Missouri and wrote books about a girl on the prairie?

28 Laura Ingalls Wilder

29 Who was born a slave in Missouri and did important scientific research with peanuts?

30 George Washington Carver

31 Who was the 33 rd president that grew up in Missouri?

32 Harry S Truman

33 Name the 3 branches of the United States government.

34 Executive Legislative Judicial

35 Who is in charge of each of the 3 branches of government?

36 Executive-President Legislative-Congress Judicial-Supreme Court

37 What two parts make up Congress?

38 The Senate and the House of Representatives

39 What is our system of CHECKS AND BALANCES?

40 All branches of the government have power. No single person is in charge.

41 What is a democracy?

42 A government in which citizens elect representatives to make decisions for them.

43 What city was the “Jumping off Point” for the trails west?

44 Independence, Missouri

45 Kansas City and St. Louis both began as what?

46 Trading Posts

47 What were some hardships that the pioneers had to endure on the trails?

48 - Difficulty finding food and water -Danger from Native Americans -Illness -Very Cold or Very Hot Weather

49 Why did people take the California Trail?

50 GOLD!

51 Why did people become pioneers and take the trails west?

52 -Adventure -Land -Freedom -Space


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