Monday, November 01, 2010

Map quizzes: the twelve Midwest states followed by the eleven Northeast states

The Northeast states
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There are 12 states in the Midwest and 11 in the NE corridor.

Please commit the states - and sketch map thereupon - to memory. Next class there will be a sketch map quiz on the Midwest. The following class, the NE states.

Here's a mnemonic on the "Yankee" states.
- That clam chowder is delish! I have to say, "Mpnnvm!"
- "Ddncrm;" I missed the question about the Empire State!

The New England states plus Mid-Atlantic states - together called the NE - are the wealth-producing states of the US. Some 25% of the GNP is produced here, says Wikipedia.