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Trace the great grain sections. Tell what grains raised? Hemp? In what region is mahogany a valare raised. Locate each as far as possible. What uable forest product? What plant products do you milling industries are an outgrowth of these grain find in the West Indies? Locate the great mining products? (Pages 28, 115.)
regions and tell what minerals are found in them. Sections of the Great Central Plain
Review pages 37 to 43, inclusive. What animals
belong especially to North America? In what of North America are subject to drouth,
America are subject to arouth, section are the fur-bearing animals? Name these and cannot be depended upon for the animals, and tell to what family group they
successful raising of agricultural prod. belong? What animals are used as beasts of ucts. Grass grows abundantly, however, burden and for work in the northern part
of North America? What in the mountainous and grazing is the most important occu
regions? What in the southern sections? What pation of this great agricultural section. fish or sea animals are mentioned in the map?
What is done with the great herds of cattle Review pages 44 to 49, inclusive. What people and swine which feed on the plains? (Page 52.) live in North America? To what races do they
Locate the tropical fruit sections. Tell what belong? Describe the homes of the White people; fruits are raised. More fruits are grown than can of the Eskimos; of the Indians. Tell what you be used in the regions where they are raised. They can of the Negroes in North America. (Page 57.) are shipped away to supply the Northern markets. From the map on this page tell in what occupations What other important products do you find in the the people are engaged in the different sections. Eastern fruit region? What can you tell us of Tell what you can about each of these occupations. cotton? (See page 26.) What can you tell of the In what ways is the manufacturer dependent upon production of sugar from sugar-cane? (Page 148.) what the farmer raises? In what ways is the
In which part of North America is tobacco farmer dependent upon the miner and the manu
facturer? Think of other occupations, and tell nected by water with the Atlantic. how each depends upon or contributes to one or Trace the route. It is connected by rail. more other occupations.
road with all other cities of North The cities and towns are outgrowths of America, and is the greatest railroad the great production sections. The largest center in the world. trade-centers of North America are on San Francisco, from its position, is the rivers, the lakes, and the sea-coast. now one of the most important seaports Locate New York,
of North Amerthe largest city;
ica. Most of the Chicago, the second largest city; and
merchandise Philadelphia, the
and people pass third largest city of
through this North America. Also locate St.
port in going to Louis, San Fran
or coming from cisco, New Orleans, Sitka, Montreal,
our Pacific isHavana, Vera Cruz,
lands. This Mexico.
will soon cause New York is
San Francisco to the second
rival in size and largest com
importance mercial center
many of the sea. in the world,
ports of the and has one of
world. the finest har
North Amerbors. It is the
ica comprises largest manu NORTH AMERICA
the countries of facturing and BELTS & SECTIONS OF PRINCIPAL PRODUCTS.
United States the largest
ka), Canada, city in North America.
Mexico, and Central America. Chicago is the sixth largest city in the Point out each on the map and tell which part of world. It is located at the head of Lake North America it occupies. Tell which country is Michigan, in the heart of the great largest; which smallest. Tell the capital of each. northern agricultural section. It can be Neither Canada, Mexico, nor Central easily reached from both the lumber America is as thickly settled as United and grazing sections. Hence it is the States. The northern part of Canada is greatest grain and meat market in the too cold, and the larger portions of Mexico world, and one of the leading lumber and Central America are too warm and un. markets in North America. It is con. healthful, to admit of a large population.
Note.—In connection with the study of the United States islands in the Pacific. The island of you should read about the early colonies ; how they gained their freedom from English rule ; of the thirteen original Cuba, the largest of the West Indies, is States ; of the growth in States and territory to the present.
now a protectorate of the United States. You should make a political, a surface and climate, and a product map.
Take your political map of North America and Bring in pictures of mountain, river, lake, and coast
cut Canada from the northern boundary and scenery; also of different industries, and of the buildings
Mexico from the south
ern boundand prominent features of any city about which you study. Arrange them all neatly and in order.
ary of the
United Bring in specimens of products and manufactures, thus
the making collections for yourself and school.
map The United States is so called
THE WHITE HOUSE. OUR PRESIDENTS HOME because the dif.
on the States
black-board a n d
a da and Terri.
From the a re
sand model all
also take these countries.
Through THE CAPITOL.
ers, lakes, and celebrated falls does the northern boundary pass ? Through what river does the southern boundary pass ? Point out and name other
water boundaries. Trace the shape of the United THE CONGRESSIONAL LIBRARY
States in the air. Sketch it. In what direction united
un is the United States from Canada ? From Mexico ?
From the Atlantic Ocean? From the Pacific ? der one government, the seat of which
From the Gulf of Mexico? Trace the coast line. is at Washington.
Name and locate the peninsulas and capes on the The country of the United States com eastern coast; on the southeastern coast; on the prises forty-five States; five Territo western coast. Name and locate the indentations in
each coast; also the islands which lie near the coast. ries, including Alaska; the District of
What part of the Pacific or Primary Highland Columbia, in which Washington, the of North America is in the United States? capital, is located: Porto Rico, one of the What great plain? What coastal plains? What
large river basin lies wholly in the United States? West Indies; the Hawaiian Islands; the What river basins lie partially in the United States? Philippine Islands, and several smaller On the physical map trace the Rocky Mountain