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North Carolina[1]

  1. 1. North Carolina By Zach Dom and Josh Thompson Buissness Presentations 10/27/09
  2. 2. Table of Contents <ul><li>         -Outer Banks                     pg.3    </li></ul><ul><li>         -Kitty Hawk                        pg.4 </li></ul><ul><li>        -Outer Banks Lighthouse    pg.5                                           -Comparing Beaches          pg.6 </li></ul><ul><li>        -North Carolina Flag           pg.7 </li></ul><ul><li>        -Appalacian Mountains       pg.8 </li></ul><ul><li>        -North Carolina state bird   pg.9 </li></ul><ul><li>        -Useful Facts                     pg.10 </li></ul><ul><li>        -Geographic Location        pg.11 </li></ul><ul><li>        -Big Colleges                     pg.12 </li></ul><ul><li>        -Big Cities                         pg. 13 </li></ul><ul><li>        -State Nickname                pg.14 </li></ul><ul><li>        -State Website                  pg.15 </li></ul><ul><li>        -Video                               pg.16 </li></ul><ul><li>        -Summary                         pg.17 </li></ul>
  3. 3.                          Outer Banks <ul><li>     </li></ul><ul><li>     </li></ul><ul><li>     The Outer Banks is the biggest attraction in North Carolina </li></ul><ul><li>     </li></ul><ul><li>     It is home to many beaches a wonderful view of the ocean </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>     The weather is fair and the surf is favorable </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>     Is home to the famous town of Kitty Hawk </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>     As well as many lighthouses and wild horses </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  4. 4.                   Kitty Hawk                          <ul><ul><li>One of the biggest attractions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>where Louis and Clark flew their first airplane that worked  </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Native Americans named the area originally &quot;Chickehawk&quot; </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>  Has on it a famous woods called Kitty Hawk Woods </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Outer Banks lighthouses <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>      One of the big attractions are the historical lighthouses that are scattered about the island </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>      There are eight different lighthouses that are in the Outer Banks but only seven are intact the eighth was reduced to ruins </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>     One of the most prominent lighthouses is the cape Hatteras light station </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>     </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>         Outer Banks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>warm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  not a lot of sea weed </li></ul></ul><ul><li>          Cape Cod </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>lots of famous people </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>lots of seaweed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>cold </li></ul></ul>             Comparing Beaches
  7. 7.              Nor th Carolina Flag <ul><li>May 20, 1861 was the day that the seccesion resolution was adopted by the st ate of North Carolina. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>They origanally w anted a completely diffrent design then they have now,but they voted and said that the design was too difficult. </li></ul>
  8. 8. The Appalacian mountains <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>         Running along the Northwest corner of North Carolina is the famous Appalacian mountain chain. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>         The mountains run through, seven states. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>         The Appalacians are most popular with hikers </li></ul>
  9. 9.        North Carolina State Bird <ul><li>the state bird is the cardinal. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>selected by popular choice on March 4 , 1943 </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Nick Name: Winter RedBird </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Stays in North Carolina all year round </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>it will eat seeds,but it will eat small fruits occasonally. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Useful facts about North Carolina <ul><li>           The climate of North Carolina varies depending on the location and the time of year </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>         The mountains have a cooler more crisp temperature while the beaches have a fair temperament all year long. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>         Their most exported vegetable is the sweet potatoe </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>          There are currently 9,397,397 people living in North Carolina </li></ul><ul><li>     </li></ul><ul><li>          The first battle of the civil war was fought at Fort Sumter. </li></ul>
  11. 11.               Geographic Location <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>North Carolina is located in the United States. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>You will find it right over South Carolina and right under Virgina. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Because it is more towards the south there is not that much of a winter. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  there are 52,669 square miles in North Carolina. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  12. 12.        Big Colleges in North Carolina <ul><li>The most famous college in North Carolina are the Tar Heels. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Its located right beneith Raleigh,and to the right of Charolttes. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  13. 13. Big cities in North Carolina <ul><li>  The Capital in North Carolina is Raleigh. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>           The Cities of Charlotte and Raleigh are the largest cities </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>         Charolette has about 716,874 people </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>         Raleigh has about 392,552 people  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>        Greensboro is the next largest city </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  14. 14. State Nickname <ul><li>the states nickname is &quot; Old North State&quot;. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>they came up with this name from when they divided and made South Carolina and people would say how the northern part was so much older that they nicknamed it &quot;Old North State&quot;. </li></ul>
  15. 15. North Carolina State Website <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>             Official website of North Carolina </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>             Endorsed by State govenor Beverly Perdue </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  16. 16. Video
  17. 17.                           Summary <ul><li>We showed you that: </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>North Carolina's most famous college are the Tar Heels. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  The states nickname is &quot;Old North State&quot; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  It is 52,669 square miles big. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the state bird is the Cardinal. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>has Kitty Hawk in it.(where Clark brothers flew off) </li></ul></ul>