Vermont    By: Braden Becker   and Adam  Forsythe  Business Presentations Pd.11 11/10/09  
Introduction <ul><li>Official State Website </li></ul><ul><li>State Capital </li></ul><ul><li>History of State </li></ul><...
Simple State Information <ul><li>Official State Website - http:/www.vermont.gov/ </li></ul><ul><li>State Capital - Montpel...
This video shows Vermont landscapes in all seasons showing how nice Vermont is no matter what season it is there!
History of State <ul><li>1535  - French explorer Jacques Cartier is first European to see what is now Vermont   </li></ul>...
History of State Continued <ul><li>1859- John Dewey, philosopher and pioneer in modern education was born in Burlington; p...
Tourist attractions  <ul><li>Hope Cemetary  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Bread and puppet Museum  </li></ul><ul><...
Top 10 Major Cities  <ul><li>City  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Burlington  </li></ul><ul><li>Rutland </li></ul><...
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State Flag Meaning <ul><li>Vermont's official state flag was adopted in 1923. The flag features Vermont's coat-of-arms on ...
Current Events <ul><li>-A debate over free drug samples. </li></ul><ul><li>-Brattleboro police believe drugs may be behind...
Famous People <ul><li>Chester Alan Arthur- U.S. president, from Fairfield </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Calvin Coo...
Miscellaneous <ul><li>Flower: </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Tree: </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Bird: </li...
Summary <ul><li>Our state is Vermont  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Their Capital is Montpelier </li></ul><ul><li>...
Sources  <ul><li>http://www.vermont.gov/portal/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.historicvermont.org </li></ul><ul><li>http://...
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  1. 1.   Vermont   By: Braden Becker   and Adam  Forsythe  Business Presentations Pd.11 11/10/09  
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>Official State Website </li></ul><ul><li>State Capital </li></ul><ul><li>History of State </li></ul><ul><li>Geographic Location </li></ul><ul><li>State Flag </li></ul><ul><li>Population </li></ul><ul><li>Geographical Size sq. miles </li></ul><ul><li>Major Industries/Services </li></ul><ul><li>Tourist Attractions   </li></ul><ul><li>Climate </li></ul><ul><li>Natural Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Major Cities, colleges, etc </li></ul><ul><li>Current Events </li></ul><ul><li>Famous People </li></ul><ul><li>State Motto </li></ul><ul><li>State Flower, bird, etc </li></ul><ul><li>State Nickname </li></ul>
  3. 3. Simple State Information <ul><li>Official State Website - http:/www.vermont.gov/ </li></ul><ul><li>State Capital - Montpelier  </li></ul><ul><li>Population - 623,050 as of 2005  </li></ul><ul><li>Climate - Continental Moist </li></ul><ul><li>Geographic Location- 44 degrees 2' 26&quot; N/ 72 degrees 42' 33&quot; W </li></ul><ul><li>Governor - Jim Douglas </li></ul>
  4. 4. This video shows Vermont landscapes in all seasons showing how nice Vermont is no matter what season it is there!
  5. 5. History of State <ul><li>1535 - French explorer Jacques Cartier is first European to see what is now Vermont </li></ul><ul><li>1609 - Samuel de Champlain discovers Lake Champlain </li></ul><ul><li>1787 - Castleton, Vermont's first college, established and chartered by the VT General Assembly </li></ul><ul><li>1791 - Vermont becomes 14th state; University of Vermont chartered; Thomas Jefferson and James Madison visit Vermont; 85,341 people in Vermont </li></ul><ul><li>1801 - Brigham Young born in Whitingham, later led the Mormons from Illinois to Utah & founded Salt Lake City; George Perkins Marsh, America's first conservationist, born in Woodstock </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  6. 6. History of State Continued <ul><li>1859- John Dewey, philosopher and pioneer in modern education was born in Burlington; present State House constructed </li></ul><ul><li>1872- Calvin Coolidge born on the Fourth of July in Plymouth Notch </li></ul><ul><li>1923- Calvin Coolidge of Plymouth becomes U.S. President: gasoline tax adopted; airplanes regulated </li></ul><ul><li>1962- First Democratic governor in over 100 years elected. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Tourist attractions <ul><li>Hope Cemetary </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Bread and puppet Museum </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Man with a crowbar in his head </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Santa's Land USA </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>New England Maple Syrup Museum </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  Ben and Jerry's Ice cream Museum </li></ul>
  8. 8. Top 10 Major Cities <ul><li>City </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Burlington </li></ul><ul><li>Rutland </li></ul><ul><li>South Burlington </li></ul><ul><li>Barre </li></ul><ul><li>Essex Junction </li></ul><ul><li>Montpelier </li></ul><ul><li>St. Albans </li></ul><ul><li>Winooski </li></ul><ul><li>Newport </li></ul><ul><li>Northfield </li></ul><ul><li>City Population </li></ul><ul><li>        </li></ul><ul><li>38,531 </li></ul><ul><li>17,046 </li></ul><ul><li>16,993 </li></ul><ul><li>9,128 </li></ul><ul><li>8,841 </li></ul><ul><li>8,003 </li></ul><ul><li>7,476 </li></ul><ul><li>6,353 </li></ul><ul><li>5,207 </li></ul><ul><li>3,157 </li></ul>
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  10. 10. State Flag Meaning <ul><li>Vermont's official state flag was adopted in 1923. The flag features Vermont's coat-of-arms on a field of deep blue. The coat-of-arms pictures a large pine tree, a cow, bales of hay, and sheaves of wheat. Vermont's mountains are pictured in the background. A stag's head is mountwed over the scene. Boughs of pine needles wrap around the coat-of-arms. &quot;Vermont&quot; and the state's motto &quot;Freedom and Unity&quot; are written on a red ribbon under the scene. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Current Events <ul><li>-A debate over free drug samples. </li></ul><ul><li>-Brattleboro police believe drugs may be behind bank robberies. </li></ul><ul><li>-Agrilculture secretary Vilsack anounces $900,000 for urban and community forestry. </li></ul><ul><li>-Indv. Utilities get 39M for energy grid updates </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  12. 12. Famous People <ul><li>Chester Alan Arthur- U.S. president, from Fairfield </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Calvin Coolidge- U.S. president, from Plymouth </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>John Deere- inventor, from Rutland </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Stephen A. Douglas- politician, from Brandon </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>John Dewey- philosopher, educator, from Burlington </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Brigham Young- religious leader, Whitingham </li></ul>
  13. 13. Miscellaneous <ul><li>Flower: </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Tree: </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Bird: </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Animal: </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Insect: </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Song: </li></ul><ul><li>Red Clover (1894) </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Sugar Maple (1949) </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Hermit Thrush (1941) </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Morgan Horse (1961) </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Honey bee (1978) </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;These Green Mountains&quot; (2000) </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  14. 14. Summary <ul><li>Our state is Vermont </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Their Capital is Montpelier </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  Burlington is their most populated city </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Their state insect is a honey bee </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>The state nickname is The Green Mountain State. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>The state motto is &quot;Freedom and Unity&quot;. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>The governor is Jim Douglas </li></ul>
  15. 15. Sources <ul><li>http://www.vermont.gov/portal/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.historicvermont.org </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.enchantedlearning.com/usa/states/vermont </li></ul><ul><li>http://infoplease.com/ipa/A0108281.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.50states.com/bio/vermont.html http://www.statesymbolsusa.org/vermont/nicknamevermont </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.roadsideamerica.com/location/vt </li></ul><ul><li>http://academics.smcvt.edu/vtgeographic/textbook/ </li></ul><ul><li>http:/www.historicvermont.org/sites/html/timeline.html </li></ul><ul><li>http:/www.travelmath.com/state/Vermont </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.longislandexchange.com/news/vermont-news.php </li></ul>
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