The Pacific States Region: Work in the Area Notes LEQ: Vocab. Main Idea Personal Connections (3 or more) Key Facts/ Important People (3 or more) Illustration Why could the Pacific States region be considered one of the largest contributors to the food distribution in the U.S.? Golden Lines (3 or more) LEQ Answer: The Pacific States region is one of the largest contributors to the U.S. food supply because each of the five states has a major natural resource. Washington boasts apples and salmon. California supplies the country with strawberries.