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Massachusetts Presentation

  1. 1. MassachusettsBy: Josh Feser and Tristan Diehl Business Presentation 10/19/12
  2. 2. Overview• Basic Info • Tourist Attractions• History • Natural Resources• Climate • Major Industries• Famous People • State Info• Popular Foods• Video
  3. 3. Basic Information• Population o 6,587,536• State Capitol o Boston• State Flag:
  4. 4. Basic Information, Cont.• Geographical Size: o 10,555 sq. miles• Geographical Location: o Longitude: 69° 57 W to 73° 30 W o Latitude: 41° 10 N to 42° 53 N• State Website: o
  5. 5. History of Massachusetts• Massachusetts- Founded 1628• Harvard- Created in 1636• Boston Tea Party-1773
  6. 6. History Cont.• 1876- Phone developed, demonstrated by Alexander Graham Bell• 1892- The first successful gasoline- powered automobile.• 1897- First Subway system built in Boston
  7. 7. Tourists attractions• 6 Flags New England o Home of the Flashback o Batman: Dark Knight• New England Aquarium o 70 Different exhibits o 800 Total species• Fenway Park o Home on the RedSox o Created in 1912 but rebuilt in 1934
  8. 8. Climate• Climate Type: o Continental Climate• Average High and Low: o High: 81.8°F o Low: 15.6°F• Highest and Lowest Temperatures: o High: 107°F on August 2, 1975 o Low: -35°F on January 12, 1981
  9. 9. Natural Resources• Minerals o clay, lime, marble, sand, gravel, silica, quartz, granite and limestone• Lakes + Rivers o 4,230 miles of rivers o 1,100 miles of lakes + ponds charles river
  10. 10. Video
  11. 11. Major IndustriesIndustries- Fishing, Textiles, Electronics, Publishing, Education, TourismColleges- Boston university-student population 31,766, Boston college- student population 14,836, Cambridge college-student population 5,311
  12. 12. Current EventsFree Friendship BreakfastEverett Company Stage School ResidencyToddlers Story timeBallroom Dancing
  13. 13. Famous PeopleJohn Adams was the second us president John F. Kennedy us presidentSteve Carell, Comedian/ ActorTom Bergeron, Host of Americas Funniest Home VideosAerosmith, Band
  14. 14. Popular FoodsBoston Cream pieChocolate Chip CookieBoston Cream DonutCorn Muffin
  15. 15. State Information• Flower: Mayflower• Bird: Chickadee• Motto:"By the sword we seek peace, but peace only under liberty"
  16. 16. State Information Cont.• Dog: Boston Terrier• Cat: Tabby cat• Horse: Morgan horse• Marine Mammal: Right Whale• Nickname-Bay city, Old colony state
  17. 17. ConclusionMassachusetts has many popular foodsIt was founded in 1628Boston Tea Party 1773It has a lot of state information
  18. 18. Citations