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The West of America: Cities of the Western States Video

Video title: Cities of the West

Watch this U.S. Geography video entitled The Cities of the West and study the names and locations of the principal cities and geographic features of the West, a region comprising California, Nevada, Oregon and Washington.

Discover some of the ways that geography has determined usage of the land and patterns of settlement in the West. You will identify the names and locations of the principle cities in the West.

 

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The West of America: Cities of the Western States Video. Learning Objectives for this video:

  • Cities in the West. Learn about the Cities of America's Western States. Discover how the settlement of the western United States has affected the landscape and ecology of that region and examine the economic importance of the major natural resources of the West.
  • Identify the names and locations of the principal cities and geographical features of the West, a region comprising California, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington.
  • Discover some of the ways that geography has determined usage of the land and patterns of settlement in the West.
  • View maps showing the routes taken by Spanish explorers, Lewis and Clark, and pioneers who traveled on the Oregon and California Trails.
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