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Student Review Questions

Chapter 23

  1. A group of students is planning a tour of the USA by Greyhound bus. They are particularly interested in places that are associated with the nation's musical heritage. Suggest a suitable route for the tour, giving brief descriptions of the places to be visited.
  2. Describe how the dominance of the private car has influenced the pattern of domestic tourism and the landscapes and townscapes of North America.
  3. Justify the statement that the USA is a ‘land for all seasons’, by catering for the demands for many forms of outdoor recreation and tourism.
  4. Compare and contrast Las Vegas and Disney World, Florida, as tourist destinations.
  5. Discuss the achievements of the conservation movement in the USA and Canada, and identify the ways in which natural resources are being put at risk by developmental pressures.