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A power point on South Carolina

A power point on South Carolina

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  • 1. South Carolina     By: Bridget Williams & Cody Craig
  • 2. In this Presentation <ul><li>South Carolina History </li></ul><ul><li>The State Capital </li></ul><ul><li>State Motto </li></ul><ul><li>State Flower/Bird/&Animal </li></ul><ul><li>State Nickname </li></ul><ul><li>State Flag </li></ul><ul><li>Geographical Size, Location, and Population </li></ul><ul><li>Climate </li></ul><ul><li>Major Cities </li></ul><ul><li>Tourist Attractions </li></ul><ul><li>Major Industries/Services </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>And much more </li></ul>
  • 3. South Carolina History <ul><li>South Carolina has been involved in much of the history </li></ul><ul><ul><li>One of the first 13 colonies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fort Sumter, was part of the Civil War, on April 12, 1861 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>  thousands+ died </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Antebellum, South Carolina advanced the nullification and sesession of any other southern state </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  July 1, 2000, South Carolina became the last state to remove the Confederate Flag that was over the statehouse(was placed there in 19 62) </li></ul></ul>
  • 4. Fort Sumter <ul><li>Fort Sumter was a major part of the South Carolina history. </li></ul><ul><li>Here is are two informational videos on the event:   </li></ul><ul><li>http://teachertube.com/viewVideo.php?video_id=137374&title=Battle_of_Ft__Sumter </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  • 5. State Capital <ul><li>Columbia, is also the state capital. </li></ul><ul><li>Columbia was the first city of South Carolina. </li></ul><ul><li>Named after Christopher Columbus. </li></ul><ul><li>Founded in March 26, 1786. </li></ul>
  • 6. State Motto <ul><li>This is the state motto, </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;While I breath, I hope&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  • 7. State Flower, Bird, & Animal <ul><li>Gelsemium Sempervirens - Also known as Yellow Jessamine is the state flower </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>The State Bird is the Carolina Wren </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>The White-Tailed Deer is the state animal </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  • 8. State Nickname <ul><li>South Carolina state nickname is &quot;The Palmetto State.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  • 9. State Flag <ul><li>South Carolina's state flag is a navy blue color with a white crest in the left corner, and a palm tree in the center. </li></ul>
  • 10. Geographical Size, Location, & Population <ul><li>Its population grows every single day. Its population as of today(November 2, 2009) is well passed 4,479,820. </li></ul><ul><li>SC is around 32,020 square miles. </li></ul><ul><li>This state is in the south-eastern area of the united states, and is below North Carolina. </li></ul>
  • 11. Climate <ul><li>South Carolina lies in the Humid Subtropical Climate. </li></ul><ul><li>It is mostly hot all year around. but does tend to get windy on certain days. </li></ul>
  • 12. Major Cities <ul><ul><li>Columbia(the capital) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Charleston </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Greenville </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Spartanburg </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Florence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Myrtle Beach </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Rock Hill </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Aiken </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Sumter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mt. Pleasant </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Greenwood </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chester </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>And More </li></ul></ul>
  • 13. Tourist Attractions <ul><li>South of the Border - Dillon, South Carolina </li></ul><ul><li>Peachoid Water Tower - Gaffney, South Carolina </li></ul><ul><li>Columbia Museum of Art - Columbia, South Carolina </li></ul><ul><li>Riverbank Zoo - Columbia, SC </li></ul><ul><li>Congaree Vista - Columbia, SC </li></ul><ul><li>Charlestown Water Park - Charlestown, SC </li></ul><ul><li>Myrtle Beach - Myrtle Beach, SC </li></ul><ul><li>Fort Sumter - Sumter, South Carolina </li></ul><ul><li>And Much More! </li></ul>
  • 14. Major Industries/Services <ul><li>Planatation Agriculture </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Indigo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tobacco </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cotton </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cattle </li></ul></ul>
  • 15. Natural Resources <ul><li>South Carolina has many resources: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lumber </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gold </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sand </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gravel </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blue Crabs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shrimp </li></ul></ul>
  • 16. Other Facts <ul><li>Famous People: </li></ul><ul><li>~ James Brown </li></ul><ul><li>~ John C. Calhoun </li></ul><ul><li>~ Andrew Jackson </li></ul><ul><li>~ Chris Rock </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Current Events: </li></ul><ul><li>~ Hurricane Bill has become an issuse </li></ul><ul><li>~ Wild Fires have struck </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  • 17. Website <ul><li>Most of the information featured on this presentation was found from </li></ul><ul><li>www.sc.gov </li></ul><ul><li>This is also the state website. </li></ul><ul><li>Other sites used: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.sc.edu </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  www.agriculture.sc.gov </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  www.50states.com </li></ul></ul>
  • 18. Wrap it Up <ul><ul><li>South Carolina was involved in much history </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Columbia is the captial </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;While I breathe, I hope&quot; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Yellow Jessamine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Carolina Wren </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>White-Tailed Deer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Below North Carolina </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hot most of the year </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Many Natural Resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Few celebrites </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Friendly people </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Interesting Place! </li></ul>

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