advertisement

North America: Population Patterns

40 %
60 %
advertisement
Information about North America: Population Patterns
Education

Published on February 21, 2009

Author: mrjtoombs

Source: authorstream.com

advertisement

Bellringer : Bellringer Looking at the pic of N. Amer at night, 1…where do most Americans live? 2… where do most Canadians live? Population Patterns : Population Patterns Population Count : Population Count Current Pop of US: Over 300 mill …of Canada: 32 mill Census: Counts pop. every 10 yrs; next count is in 2010 Density & Distribution : Density & Distribution Canada - 8 people per sq mile - Terrain is very rugged & bitterly cold - Poor soil around C. Shield - Most live along border; St Law. Riv Density & Distribution : Density & Distribution US - 78 people per sq mile - Most live in big cities - Large pops in NE & W Coast - South fastest growing (Sunbelt) Urbanization : Urbanization Lots of people move/live in big cities for great opportunities Most people in US (80%) & Can (60%) live in metropolitan areas (50,000 people or more) Urbanization : Urbanization Urbanization : Urbanization Suburbs – communities outside metro areas; fast growing Most urban centers are on the coast Megalopolis – “great city”; when large cities overlap one another “Boswash” (Baltimore & Washington, DC) is an example of a Megalopolis. Washington, DC Baltimore Future Trends: 2050 : Future Trends: 2050 Low birthrates 0.5% increase of pop per yr Whites will b/c minority b/c of low birthrates & high influx of immigrants Est pop of 438 mill Half of pop will be retired; small workforce 1 in 5 immigrants; 1 in 9 today Impacts of Colonization : Impacts of Colonization Colonization – the act or process of establishing control over a country or area by a more powerful and often distant country Slide 12: French English Spainish Settlin’ In : Settlin’ In British colonized much of the east coast of the United States French settled Canada & much of the land W of the Appalachians Spanish settled in FL & parts of Tex & Arizona Cause: Expand their Empires, power, & wealth Effects : Effects French – 23% of Can. speak it; most live in Quebec; govt operates in both lang.; Louisiana w/ Cajun & Creole dialects British – govt; natl. lang of US; customs/traditions Spanish – Foods, names, architecture; large Span pop. where old colonies once were

Add a comment

Related presentations

Related pages

Peopling North America: Population Movements & Migration ...

Peopling North America: Population Movements ... "European Migrations to North America" and "European Migrations to Mexico ... migration patterns, ...
Read more

A POPULATION HISTORY OF NORTH AMERICA - Library of Congress

A population history of North America / Michael R. Haines, Richard H. Steckel. ... ing population size, settlement pattern, diet, and cultural variables. The
Read more

American Diversity Patterns - Ethnicity and Race: American ...

American Diversity Patterns. Most numerical data on ethnicity and "race" in the U.S. derive from national census data gathered every 10 years.
Read more

Patterns of widespread decline in North American bumble bees

Patterns of widespread decline in ... population declines in several North American ... pattern of decline among North American ...
Read more

Demographic history of the United States - Wikipedia, the ...

Demographic history of the United ... explains the growth pattern of American population in the 20th century ... A Population History of North America.
Read more

North American Climate Patterns | DocWeather: New Climate ...

North American Climate Patterns - 07.11.04 The yearly climate patterns in the United States are described in monthly sequences in this article. A seasonal ...
Read more

Indigenous peoples of the Americas - Wikipedia, the free ...

Indigenous peoples of the Americas; Total population; Approximately 60.5 million: Regions with significant populations Mexico: 25,694,928 [citation needed]
Read more

Migration Patterns Reveal Much about US Population ...

Migration Patterns Reveal Much about US Population, Research Finds. ... when they moved into the North and Midwest in the 1950s as they migrated to get ...
Read more