Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
Massachusetts Presentation
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×
Saving this for later? Get the SlideShare app to save on your phone or tablet. Read anywhere, anytime – even offline.
Text the download link to your phone
Standard text messaging rates apply

Massachusetts Presentation

161
views

Published on

My first upload onto Slideshare, this is a presentation presented during period 7/8 class period.

My first upload onto Slideshare, this is a presentation presented during period 7/8 class period.

Published in: Travel

0 Comments
1 Like
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
161
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
0
Comments
0
Likes
1
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. MassachusettsBy: Josh Feser and Tristan Diehl Business Presentation 10/19/12
  • 2. Overview• Basic Info • Tourist Attractions• History • Natural Resources• Climate • Major Industries• Famous People • State Info• Popular Foods• Video
  • 3. Basic Information• Population o 6,587,536• State Capitol o Boston• State Flag:
  • 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 www.mass.gov
  • 5. History of Massachusetts• Massachusetts- Founded 1628• Harvard- Created in 1636• Boston Tea Party-1773
  • 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. 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. 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. 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. Video
  • 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. Current EventsFree Friendship BreakfastEverett Company Stage School ResidencyToddlers Story timeBallroom Dancing
  • 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. Popular FoodsBoston Cream pieChocolate Chip CookieBoston Cream DonutCorn Muffin
  • 15. State Information• Flower: Mayflower• Bird: Chickadee• Motto:"By the sword we seek peace, but peace only under liberty"
  • 16. State Information Cont.• Dog: Boston Terrier• Cat: Tabby cat• Horse: Morgan horse• Marine Mammal: Right Whale• Nickname-Bay city, Old colony state
  • 17. ConclusionMassachusetts has many popular foodsIt was founded in 1628Boston Tea Party 1773It has a lot of state information
  • 18. Citationshttp://www.petsaleinc.com/puppies-sale-breed-boston-terrier.aspxhttp://www.statesymbolsusa.org/Massachusetts/mammal_rightwhale.htmlhttp://www.aboutfamouspeople.com/article5002.htmlhttp://www.bearsden.com/product4286.htmhttp://www.masshome.com/events.htmlhttp://tinyurl.com/9tkoncxhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._state_foodshttp://tinyurl.com/9bot77uhttp://tinyurl.com/98hszv6http://tinyurl.com/9n8rkn7http://www.ehow.com/list_7168236_list-natural-resources-massachusetts.htmhttp://www.biomanufacturing.org/res/Charles_River.jpglhttp://explorepahistory.com/kora/files/1/2/1-2-124F-25-ExplorePAHistory-a0k8w4-a_349.JPG

×