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1 The United States

2 A state is an example of a political region

3 How can we group the states?

4 We can group states by proximity (the closeness of states to each other)

5 7 Regions of the United States
Rocky Mountains Midwest Northeast Pacific Southeast Noncontiguous Southwest


7 Northeast Region

8 Northeast Maine New Hampshire Vermont Massachusetts Connecticut
Rhode Island New Jersey New York Pennsylvania


10 Southeast Region

11 Southeast Region Maryland Virginia West Virginia North Carolina
South Carolina Georgia Florida Kentucky Tennessee Louisiana Arkansas Mississippi Alabama


13 Midwest Region

14 Midwest Region Ohio Indiana Illinois Michigan Wisconsin Minnesota Iowa
Missouri Kansas Nebraska South Dakota North Dakota


16 Rocky Mountain Region

17 Rocky Mountain Region Colorado Utah Nevada Montana Wyoming Idaho


19 Southwest Region

20 Southwest Region Texas Oklahoma New Mexico Arizona


22 Pacific Region

23 Pacific Region Washington Oregon California


25 Noncontiguous Region

26 Noncontiguous Region Alaska Hawaii


28 Noncontiguous means the state doesn’t touch any other states

29 Name the Region Virginia SE California Pacific Vermont NE Texas SW
Hawaii Noncontiguous Kansas MW Colorado Rocky Mountain Indiana MW Alabama SE Michigan Arkansas Utah


31 Noncontiguous

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