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  • 1. Virginia By: Magin Reed, Molly Rast, Travis Snyder Business Presentations October 15th, 2013
  • 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. Basic Information ✓ Website: http://www.virginia.org/ ✓ Population: approx. 8,001,024
  • 4. History of Virginia ■ Jamestown, Virginia ■ First English settlement ■ Statehood: July 25th, 1788 ■ http://www.teachertube.com/viewVideo.php? video_id=164193
  • 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. State Information! ★ State Capitol: Richmond ★ State Motto: “Thus Always to Tyrants” Virginia State Flag
  • 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. Tourist Attractions ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ Virginia Beach Busch Gardens Arlington National Cemetery Kings Dominion Colonial Williamsburg
  • 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. 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. Major industries! ➢ ➢ ➢ ➢ ➢ ➢ ➢ Poultry Dairy cattle Corn Tobacco Shipbuilding Tourism Federal and military installations
  • 12. Natural Resources This is Turquoise ● Minerals ● Coal ● Turquoise This is Spessarite ● Spessarite
  • 13. Major Cities ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● Virginia beach Norfolk Chesapeake Arlington Richmond Newport News Alexandria Hampton Roanoke Portsmouth
  • 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. Summary ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● Diverse state Lots of tourist attractions Beautiful beaches Interesting history Amusement parks Great colleges Amazing cities Many natural resources Lots of industry
  • 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.