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please help no dumb comments 1. Industry and trade grew rapidly in the Northeast during the nineteenth century because A) the region is rich in mineral resources. B) people were eager to move from the farm to the suburbs. C) a well-planned system of roads connected the major cities. D) rivers provided transportation routes and water power for factories. 2. The Northeast became a leader in commerce because of its A) abundant mineral resources. B) many rivers. C) rolling farmlands and lush forests. D) agricultural diversity. 3.What helped the Northeast grow? A) its gold, silver, uranium, and other minerals B) its abundance of deep, rich soil C) its semiarid climate D) its waters 4. The smallest and most urban region of the United States is the A) Northeast. B) South. C) Midwest. D) West. 5. The Northeast was one of the early sites of the Industrial Revolution because of its A) water resources. B) iron ore resources. C) money supply. D) air transportation. 7. Identify the correct statement regarding how physical characteristics and resources of the Northeast have benefited the region. A) The proximity to the Equator makes it warmer than other regions in the United States, which promotes tourism. B) Most of the Northeast is relatively flat and its soil is fertile, which has facilitated agriculture. C) Beneath the jagged peaks of the Rocky Mountains and the Sierra Nevada lies an immense storehouse of minerals—gold, silver, uranium, and other metals D) The rocky shoreline provides excellent harbors, which have been good for commercial fishing as well as for shipping and trade. 8. Settlers were originally attracted to the South primarily for which of the following reasons? A) rich soil B) extensive forest areas C) varied climate D) relatively flat landscape 9. The growth of industry in the South was NOT affected by A) the discovery of oil in Texas. B) its access to ocean ports along the Gulf of Mexico. C) the rich natural resources in Appalachia. D) the abundance of fast-moving streams in the Carolinas. 10. Which of the following is NOT a reason many industries moved south from northern cities? A) Land was cheaper in the South. B) Industrial plants were often newer, in better condition, and more efficient than those in the North. C) Labor unions were less common in the South. D) The South had a more diverse population. 11. Industrial development in the South has been influenced primarily by A) the availability of natural resources. B) the region’s humid, subtropical climate. C) large areas of rocky soil that made farming too difficult. D) competition from the Midwest, where farming was more profitable. 12. During the 1970s, the population of the South increased greatly because of A) the discovery of oil in eastern Texas. B) increased farm productivity. C) job opportunities in industries that had moved south. D) the migration of many Europeans to the region. 13. The economic development of the South has been shaped by its natural resources and a climate that is A) warm. B) cool. C) dry. D) cold. 14. One characteristic common to all the states in the Midwest is A) productive farmland. B) a mild, predictable climate. C) heavy industry. D) a lush, wooded, hilly landscape. 15. Which of the following is NOT a reason the Midwest became an industrial center? A) It is where labor costs were most reasonable. B) It has a rich supply of natural resources. C) It has easy access to water transportation routes. D) It is the link, by railroad, of the east and west coasts. 16. The Midwest is called “the nation’s breadbasket” because A) millions of loaves of bread are produced there every day. B) it is the crossroads of the United States. C) it is the region that produces most of the nation’s grain, dairy products, and hogs. D) most of the nation’s fruit and vegetables are grown there. 17. Most of the Midwest has fertile soil and relatively A) hilly land. B) swampy land. C) flat land. D) mountainous land. 18. Heavy manufacturing has developed in the Midwest because of the presence of resources such as A) iron ore and coal. B) gold and silver. C) natural gas and oil. D) water power. 19. The presence of the Great Lakes and many rivers in the Midwest have A) hindered agriculture. B) provided transportation for industry. C) prevented mining. D) discouraged forestry. 20. The rapid increase of population in the West resulted from the discovery of A) gold and silver deposits. B) a major oil field in Alaska. C) the lush forests of the Northwest. D) plentiful fish off the coast. 21. Because of the West’s natural resources, two important economic activities in the region are A) heavy manufacturing and commerce. B) shipbuilding and trade. C) forestry and fishing. D) oil refining and agriculture.

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