Answers for U.S. Political Map Lessons - Grade 4-5

 
Lesson 1 - Maps, Symbols and Legends

 

  1. No
  2. Phoenix - over 1,000,000
  3. Dallas, Houston
  4. Omaha and Lincoln
  5. Greenville, Columbia, and Charleston
  6. Las Cruces, Albuquerque, Santa Fe
  7. Bismarck and Fargo
  8. Tacoma, Spokane, and Bellingham
  9. Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, and Virginia
  10. Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wisconsin
  11. Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming
  12. Alaska, and Hawaii
  13. Bismarck
  14. Pierre
  15. Atlanta
  16. Harrisburg
  17. Montpelier
  18. Springfield
  19. Topeka
  20. Salem
  21. Honolulu
  22. Sacramento

Lesson 2 - Water Features

 

  1. Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Kentucky, Arkansas, Tennessee, Mississippi, and Louisiana
  2. Missouri River and Ohio River
  3. Ohio River
  4. Illinois, Indiana, West Virginia, Kentucky, and Ohio
  5. Red River
  6. Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri, and Kansas
  7. Colorado
  8. Mexico - Gulf of California
  9. Canada (off the map) The Pacific Ocean - Between WA and OR
  10. Sacramento River and San Joaquin River
  11. Rio Grande
  12. Lake Ontario, Erie, Huron, Michigan, Superior
  13. Great Salt Lake
  14. Lake Okeechobee
  15. Gulf of Alaska
  16. Gulf of California
  17. Chesapeake Bay
  18. Georgian Bay and Saginaw Bay

Lesson 3 - Direction Mixers

 

  1. Alabama - Bordering States: Tennessee, Georgia, Florida, and Mississippi
  2. Iowa - Bordering States: Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Missouri, Nebraska and South Dakota
  3. Illinois - Bordering States: Wisconsin, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, and Iowa
  4. Oklahoma - Bordering States: Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, Texas, New Mexico
  5. Utah - Bordering States: Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, Arizona, and Nevada

Lesson 4 - States and Capitals

 

  1. Augusta, Maine
  2. Boston, Mass
  3. Atlanta, Georgia
  4. Sacramento, California
  5. Honolulu, Hawaii
  6. Lincoln, Nebraska
  7. Juneau, Alaska
  8. Phoenix, Arizona
  9. Salem, Oregon
  10. Olympia, Washington
  11. Austin, Texas
  12. Frankfort, Kentucky
  13. Columbus, Ohio
  14. Indianapolis, IN
  15. Raleigh, North Carolina
  16. Springfield, Illinois
  17. St. Paul, Minnesota
  18. Madison, Wisconsin
  19. Montgomery, Alabama
  20. Richmond, Virginia
  21. Salt Lake City, Utah
  22. Santa Fe, New Mexico
  23. Columbia, South Carolina
  24. Nashville, Tennessee
  25. Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  26. Concord, New Hampshire
  27. Boise, Idaho
  28. Denver, Colorado
  29. Des Moines, Iowa
  30. Helena, Montana
  31. Carson City, Nevada
  32. Cheyenne, Wyoming
  33. Bismarck, North Dakota
  34. Pierre, South Dakota
  35. Topeka, Kansas
  36. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  37. Jefferson, Missouri
  38. Little Rock, Arkansas
  39. Tallahassee, Florida
  40. Jackson, Mississippi
  41. Lansing, Michigan
  42. Annapolis, Maryland
  43. Trenton, New Jersey
  44. Hartford, Connecticut
  45. Dover, Delaware
  46. Albany, New York
  47. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
  48. Charleston, West Virginia
  49. Providence, Rhode Island
  50. Montpelier, Vermont

Lesson 5 - The Oregon Trail

 

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Lesson 6 - Center of Population

 

  1. 1790 - Dover, or Baltimore orAnnapolis
  2. 1800 - Annapolis or Washington DC
  3. 1820 - West of Washington DC
  4. 1840 - Eastern West Virginia
  5. 1860 - Chillicathe, Ohio
  6. 1880 - Cincinnati, Ohio
  7. 1900 - Columbus, Indiana
  8. 1920 - Baltimore or Terra Haute, Indiana
  9. 1940 - Bloomington or Vincennes, Indiana
  10. 1960 - Rend Lake, Illinois
  11. 1980 - Ste Genevieve or Cape Girardeau, MO
  12. 2000 - Between Rolla and Poplar Bluff, MO

Lesson 7 - Zip Codes

 

  1. One
  2. Five
  3. Four
  4. Five
  5. Three
  6. Nine
  7. Zero
  8. Three
  9. Eight
  10. Nine

Lesson 8 - Scale

 

  1. 1128 Miles
  2. 936 Miles
  3. 1272 Miles
  4. 1080 Miles
  5. 1008 Miles
  6. 912 Miles
  7. 720 Miles Total Miles: 7056
 

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