Review Sheet for Exam 3 in
Geography of U.S. and Canada

This is a general list of items to know and pages to read for Exam 3.
Disclaimer:  This list is not intended to be a complete itemization of all questions on this exam.  However, knowing this material will serve as a good starting point in preparation for study.

Read: Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada (6th ed.) by Birdsall et al.
-- Chapter   9 (All pages)
-- Chapter 10 (All pages)
-- Chapter 11 (All pages)
-- Chapter 12 (All pages)
-- Chapter 13 (All pages)

Be able to identify, know the meaning of, or otherwise give examples of the following:

Kudzu
Plantation agriculture
Okra and gumbo
Acadia
Cajun
Trail of Tears
Charismatic Christians
"The call"
Loess plains
Black Belt
Antebellum
Sharecropping
Jim Crow laws ("Black codes")
De jure segregation
Reconstruction
Underemployment
Boll weevils
Atlanta-Birmingham-Chattanooga Triangle
"Pittsburgh plus"
Plessey v. Ferguson, 1896
Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, 1954
Sectionalism -- "Solid South"
Black outmigration in early 20th Century
"New South"
Broiler chickens
Agricultural Adjustment Acts, 1935
Yazoo River
The Delta

Water table
Everglades
Caprock
Amenities
"Mississippi Riviera"
Hurricane
Sinkhole
High-action beach
Intracoastal waterway

Carrying capacity
"Midwest"
Silo
Legume
Rectangular Land Survey System (Township & Range)
Section
Fallow
"Porkopolis"
Lacustrine plain
Black Swamp
Karst
Mollisols and Alfisols
Glacial till
Terminal moraines
Continental climate
Prairie wedge

Bluestem and Grama grass.
Steppe
Chinook
Dry farming
Badlands
Homestead Act of 1862
Oglala aquifer
Sidewalk farmer
Suitcase farmer
Riparian rights
Migrant labor

Intermontane
Wilderness Act of 1964
Transhumance
Oil shale
Kerogen
Exotic streams
Lake Bonneville

 

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