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7 Distance Learning activities that focus on the Unit 4 Topic 2: Transportation and Movement topic as outlined by the Louisiana State Department of education.

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These activities focus on answering the following standards and questions:

  • 4.3.1 Explain how inventions and new processes affected the lives of people, migration, and the economy of regions of the United States.
  • 4.5.3 Identify and explain how the physical characteristics of a region influenced human settlement.
  • 4.9.2 Identify examples of human, natural, and capital resources and explain how these resources are used to produce goods and provide services.
  • 4.9.3 Define the terms profit and risk and explain how they relate to each other.
  • 4.9.4 Investigate the relationship between supply, demand, and price.
  • What factors led to the development and expansion of the railroad?
  • How did the advancements in transportation impact borders of the United States?
  • How did the transcontinental railroad affect life for people living in the US, including migrants and Native Americans?
  • How did the transcontinental railroad affect the environment in the West?


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    1. Cotton Production
    2. The Cotton Economy
    3. Erie Canal
    4. Transcontinental Railroad
    5. Appalachian Mountains
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