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  • 1. Georgia By: Alex Thompson Brady TopperBusiness Presentations
  • 2. Introduction* Atlanta* State Stuff* Geographic Stuff* Sports Teams* College Sports Teams* State Song* Coca Cola* Famous People* Tourist Attractions
  • 3. History of Georgia* Confederate state.* Succeeded (January,1861)* 1828 gold (1 oz in a small river)* July 25th, 1742 first Thanksgiving Day.* Founded by James Oglethorpe in 1732
  • 4. State ThingsFlower: Cherokee RoseBird: Brown ThrasherAmphibian: Green Tree FrogInsect: HoneybeeReptile: Gopher TortoiseFish: Largemouth Bass
  • 5. Natural ResourcesInclude oil, clays, marble, coal, iron ore, copper, manganese.
  • 6. Atlanta* Atlanta* Established 1847.* Falcons, Bulldogs, Braves, Hawks, Dream, and Thrashers* Atlanta Flames. (Ice Hockey)* Coca Cola. Invented 1886, by Dr. John Pemberton* First bottle of coca cola* known for peaches "Coca-Cola and peaches. YUM!!!!!!!"
  • 7. Geographic Locations* 300 miles long and 230 miles wide.* Longitude: 81° to 85° Latitude: 30° N to 35°* Bordered by Tennessee, North Carolina, Florida, South Carolina Atlantic Ocean, Alabama* 59,441 square miles, 24th largest
  • 8. Geographical size* Ranked 23rd in size. (58,390)* 57,000 bigger than Rhode Island Alaska is 529,488 bigger than Georgia.
  • 9. State Flag * 13 stars. 2 red and 1 white stripe. * three pillars supporting an arch* represent government; legislative, judicial,
  • 10. State Song
  • 11. Famous people/State MottoThe Famous people in Georgia are:President James Carter, Lawrence Fishburne, Hulk HoganThe State Motto is:Wisdom, justice, and moderation
  • 12. Population*9,815,210 - Jul 2011 (Georgia)*311,591,917 - Jul 2011 (USA)* Ranked 9th in USAs population and 24th in size.
  • 13. Major Industries/services* Egg, beef, cattle, hogs and milk* Leads countrys peanuts and pecans* Sweet Potatoes (most important)
  • 14. Tourist Attractions* Ashburn largest peanut* Chicken*Jimmy Carters Peanut* 2nd largest Chicken* Voted best Chicken Nuggets
  • 15. Climate• The climate is humid subtropical climate with mild winters and hot summers• Winter in Georgia is characterized by mild temperatures and little snowfall• Summer days have been known to exceed 90 °F
  • 16. Cities and CollegesCities: Atlanta, Augusta, ColumbusColleges: The Art Institutes, University of Phoenix, ITT Tech
  • 17. Current Events• A young Georgia woman is fighting a flesh- eating bacteria• It was necrotizing fasciitis caused by the flesh- devouring bacterium Aeromonas hydrophila• She got it when she was riding a makeshift zip line across the Little Tallapoosa River, about 50 miles west of Atlanta• The line snapped, and she fell and got a gash in her left calf that took 22 staples to close
  • 18. Conclusion• Georgia is ranked 9th in the USAs population• 24th in size• They have the largest peanut• And the second largest chicken• It has a warm summers and mild winters
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