The Atlantic Coastal Plain is split into the Mid-Atlantic and the South Atlantic Coastal Plains. The Mid-Atlantic states were developed more heavily than their southern counterparts, while the South Atlantic states devel... More »

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The Mid-Atlantic region includes the states of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Maryland and can also include Virginia and West Virginia. Washington D.C. is also part of this region. The states in this re... More »

The term “Graveyard of the Atlantic” may refer to the North Carolina Coast extending to the Outer Banks region near Cape Hatteras or the Sable Island area off Nova Scotia that extends to Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Both are... More »

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The term “Graveyard of the Atlantic” may refer to the North Carolina Coast extending to the Outer Banks region near Cape Hatteras or the Sable Island area off Nova Scotia that extends to Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Both are... More »

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Geography is important to history because it affects where a person chooses to live, it affects the way battles are fought and the way that people can interact with those living outside of their home region. Geography is... More »

Wyoming was inhabited by Native Americans for centuries, but was first explored by white men in 1807 when John Colter discovered the region that would come to be known as Yellowstone National Park. For some time, settlem... More »

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The Cherokee Indians were originally part of the Iroquois tribe of the Great Lakes region of America, but at some point before the arrival of the Europeans, they were forced to move to the southeast. The Cherokee first c... More »