Virginia
By:
Magin Reed,
Molly Rast,
Travis Snyder
Business Presentations
October 15th, 2013
Table of Contents
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Basic Information
History
Geography
State Information
(State Information
cont.)
❏ Tourism
❏ Fam...
Basic Information
✓ Website: http://www.virginia.org/
✓ Population: approx. 8,001,024
History of Virginia
■ Jamestown, Virginia
■ First English settlement
■ Statehood: July 25th, 1788
■ http://www.teachertube...
Geographical Size & Location
❖ Total area of Virginia is 40,767 sq mi.
❖ 36th largest state
❖ Bordered by West Virginia, M...
State Information!
★ State Capitol: Richmond
★ State Motto: “Thus Always to Tyrants”
Virginia State Flag
State Information Continued
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State Flower: Cornus Florida
State Bird: Cardinal
State Animal: Virginia Big-Eared Ba...
Tourist Attractions
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Virginia Beach
Busch Gardens
Arlington National Cemetery
Kings Dominion
Colonial Williamsbu...
Famous People From Virginia
William Clark

James Monroe

William H Harrison

Thomas Sumter

Thomas Jefferson

Zachary Tayl...
Climate!
Climate in Virginia is considered mild to
other parts on the United States. The
climate is a humid, subtropical c...
Major industries!
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Poultry
Dairy cattle
Corn
Tobacco
Shipbuilding
Tourism
Federal and military installations
Natural Resources
This is Turquoise

● Minerals
● Coal
● Turquoise
This is Spessarite

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Major Cities
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Virginia beach
Norfolk
Chesapeake
Arlington
Richmond
Newport News
Alexandria
Hampton
Roa...
Colleges
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Bridgewater College
George Washington College
Hampton University
Norfolk State University
St...
Summary
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Diverse state
Lots of tourist attractions
Beautiful beaches
Interesting history
Amusement parks...
Bibliography
Sources:
❏ "Daily Nature and Science News and Headlines | National
Geographic News." National Geographic. Nat...
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  1. 1. Virginia By: Magin Reed, Molly Rast, Travis Snyder Business Presentations October 15th, 2013
  2. 2. Table of Contents ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ Basic Information History Geography State Information (State Information cont.) ❏ Tourism ❏ Famous People ❏ Climate ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ Major Industries Natural Resources Major Cities Colleges Summary Sources
  3. 3. Basic Information ✓ Website: http://www.virginia.org/ ✓ Population: approx. 8,001,024
  4. 4. History of Virginia ■ Jamestown, Virginia ■ First English settlement ■ Statehood: July 25th, 1788 ■ http://www.teachertube.com/viewVideo.php? video_id=164193
  5. 5. Geographical Size & Location ❖ Total area of Virginia is 40,767 sq mi. ❖ 36th largest state ❖ Bordered by West Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Kentucky. ❖ It can be divided into 5 different geographical regions.
  6. 6. State Information! ★ State Capitol: Richmond ★ State Motto: “Thus Always to Tyrants” Virginia State Flag
  7. 7. State Information Continued ★ ★ ★ ★ State Flower: Cornus Florida State Bird: Cardinal State Animal: Virginia Big-Eared Bat State Nickname(s): Old Dominion, Mother of all Presidents, Mother of States.
  8. 8. Tourist Attractions ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ Virginia Beach Busch Gardens Arlington National Cemetery Kings Dominion Colonial Williamsburg
  9. 9. Famous People From Virginia William Clark James Monroe William H Harrison Thomas Sumter Thomas Jefferson Zachary Taylor James Madison Nat Turner John Tyler George Washington Woodrow Wilson Booker T. Washington
  10. 10. Climate! Climate in Virginia is considered mild to other parts on the United States. The climate is a humid, subtropical climate. Severe weather like tornadoes, tropical cyclones, and winter storms occur on a regular basis.
  11. 11. Major industries! ➢ ➢ ➢ ➢ ➢ ➢ ➢ Poultry Dairy cattle Corn Tobacco Shipbuilding Tourism Federal and military installations
  12. 12. Natural Resources This is Turquoise ● Minerals ● Coal ● Turquoise This is Spessarite ● Spessarite
  13. 13. Major Cities ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● Virginia beach Norfolk Chesapeake Arlington Richmond Newport News Alexandria Hampton Roanoke Portsmouth
  14. 14. Colleges ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ Bridgewater College George Washington College Hampton University Norfolk State University Stratford University University of Richmond University of Virginia Virginia Military Institute Virginia State University Virginia Union University
  15. 15. Summary ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● Diverse state Lots of tourist attractions Beautiful beaches Interesting history Amusement parks Great colleges Amazing cities Many natural resources Lots of industry
  16. 16. Bibliography Sources: ❏ "Daily Nature and Science News and Headlines | National Geographic News." National Geographic. National Geographic Society, n.d. Web. 03 Oct. 2013 ❏ "Climate of Virginia." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 09 Dec. 2013. Web. 03 Oct. 2013 ❏ What Are the Major Industries of Virginia?" WikiAnswers. Answers, n.d. Web. 03 Oct. 2013. ❏ "Forgot Your Password?" Virginia Is For Lovers. N.p., n.d. Web. 03 Oct. 2013. ❏ Brinkhoff, Thomas. "USA: Virginia." Virginia (USA): State, Major Cities, Towns & Places. N.p., n.d. Web. 03 Oct. 2013.

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