Social Studies - 2018-19
USI.2d - Key Geographic Features
The student will interpret maps, globes, photographs, pictures, or tables to
d) recognize key geographic features on maps, diagrams, and/or photographs.
UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD
It is important to recognize key geographic features on maps, diagrams, and/or photographs.
Landforms and water features set the stage for and influenced the course of events in United States history.
Key geographic features
o Gulfs and bays
Geographic features are related to
patterns of trade
locations of cities and towns
westward (frontier) movement
agricultural and fishing industries.