Connecticut

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Connecticut

  1. 1. Connecticut By Madison Frymyer & Nevah EckardBusiness Presentations
  2. 2. Website• http://www.ct.gov/
  3. 3. Capital• located north of capitol avenue and south of bushnell park in hartford
  4. 4. History• Rapid growing population• French and Indian War• speculation in cheap land, available elsewhere
  5. 5. Geographic Location• is located in north hartford county, in east berlin.
  6. 6. Flag• gold, and silver-rimmed shield picturing three grapevines, gold- and brown-rimmed white ribbon under the shield, states motto, which means, "He Who Transplanted Still Sustains"• The grapevines represent the early, "English settlers"
  7. 7. Population• 3,580,709 people
  8. 8. Geographical Size• land:605.64 sq mi (1,569 km²)• water:256.38 sq mi (664 km²), 29.74%
  9. 9. Major Industries/Services• connecticut is an industrialized state, and has recently diversified toward a broader "economic portfolio"• some industries are "aerospace, advanced,and manufacturing"
  10. 10. Tourist Attractions• Gillette Castle State Park Home to famous Actor: "William Gillette"
  11. 11. Climate• Mild Winters and Warm Summers• Temperate Climate• Average Jan. temp is 27 degrees Fahrenheit• Average July temp is 70 degrees Fahrenheit• 25 - 60 of snow o heaviest snowfall in North East
  12. 12. Natural Resources• Water• Animals o Fish o Deer o Turkeys o etc.• Timber
  13. 13. Major Cities and CollegesCities Colleges• New Haven • Yale University• Monroe • University of• Berlin Connecticut• Stamford • Fairfield University
  14. 14. Famous People• John Mayer• 50 Cent• George H.W. Bush• George W. Bush• Mark Twain
  15. 15. Motto• "Qui Transtulit Sustinet" (He Who Transplanted Still Sustains)
  16. 16. State...• Flower: Mountain Laurel• Bird: Robin• Animal: Physeter Catodon, Sperm Whale
  17. 17. State Nickname• Constitutional State
  18. 18. Summary• Website: http://www.ct.gov/• Rapid growing population• Temperate Climate• 50 Cent, Mark Twain
  19. 19. Information PictureSources SourcesClimate Capitol Buildinghttp://www.city-data.com/states/Connecticut-Climate.html http://www.ctahq.org/history.htmColleges and Cities Maphttp://www.citytowninfo.com/places/connecticut/colleges http://www.jud.ct.gov/directory/maps/GA/Default.htmFamous People Flaghttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_people_from_Connecticut http://www.50states.com/flag/ctflag.htmMotto Gillette Castlehttp://www.ct.gov/ctportal/cwp/view.asp?a=885&q=246508 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gillette_Castle_State_ParkState… Yale PennantFlower, bird, and animal http://www.collegeflagsandbanners.com/yale_university_felt_ pennant_56542_prd1.htmlhttp://www.ct.gov/ctportal/cwp/view.asp?a=885&q=246586 State Flower, Bird, and AnimalNickname http://www.ct.gov/ctportal/cwp/view.asp?a=885&q=246586http://www.statesymbolsusa.org/Connecticut/nicknameConne cticut.html John Mayer http://johnmayerpics.blogspot.com/Video Source Mark Twain http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/mark- twain-64.phphttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OPNFFpDu0c4

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