Review Sheet for Exam 4 in
Geography of U.S. and Canada

This is a general list of items to know and pages to read for Exam 4.
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 14 (All pages)
-- Chapter 15 (All pages)
-- Chapter 16 (All pages)
-- Chapter 17 (All pages)
-- Chapter 18 (All pages)

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

Pueblo
Maquiladora
NAFTA
Hispano/Chicano/Texano
Mexican Cession of 1848
Acculturarion

Ring of Fire
Subduction
Plate tectonics
Earthquake laws
San Andreas Fault
Mediterranean climate
Fault-block mountains
Specialty agriculture
Competition for water
Metropolitan Water District
Ranchos

Orographic precipitation
Marine West Coast climate
Potlatch
Clearcutting
Anadromous fish
Conservation
Preservation
Multiple-use concept
Wilderness
Strato- (or conical) volcano
Fiord (or fjord)
Coulee
Columbia Plateau
"Channeled scablands"
Inland Empire

Permafrost
Tundra
Taiga (Boreal Forest)
Mesabi Range, Minnesota
Voyageurs
Beneficiation
Sudbury, Ontario
North Slope of Alaska
"Effective" national territory
Treeline
"Cutover area"
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR)

"The Big Island"
Archipelago
Shield volcano
Polynesians
Tourism as a "mixed blessing" to Hawaii
 

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