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    MIDWEST TEST STUDY GUIDE

    Define & Illustrate these Vocabulary Words:

    Tributary--A tributary is a stream or river that flows into and

    joins a main river. It does not flow directly into the sea.

    Supply--is how much of something is available.

    Demand--is how much of something people want.

    Homesteada dwelling that is usually a farmhouse with adjoining land.

    Immigranta person who migrates (moves) to another country, usually for

    permanent residence.

    Product--a thing produced by labor (work)

    Plainsa flat area of land

    Economy--The way a country manages its money and resources (such as

    workers and land) to produce, buy, and sell goods and services.

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    Other Things to Know:

    Why did people settle in the Midwest? What was the main reason?

    Farm

    Farmland

    Homestead

    Which resources are in the Midwest (Plains region)? What is the land used for?

    Wheat

    Corn

    Oats

    Cattle

    Hogs

    Farming

    What is the difference between natural and man-made resources?

    Natural resources come from the earth.

    Man-made resources are created or made by people.

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