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This is just a little slide show on some important things in Ohio. I have worked very hard on this and had some slight difficulties, but I pushed through and made it work.

This is just a little slide show on some important things in Ohio. I have worked very hard on this and had some slight difficulties, but I pushed through and made it work.

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  • 1. Ohio the “Buckeye State” By: Sam Watkins and Trent Stonesifer Class: Business Presentations Date: 10/10/13
  • 2. Table of Contents ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ Title Slide State Capital State History Geographic Major industries/services Natural Resources Famous People Major Cities Major Colleges ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ Tourist Attractions Climate/Weather State Motto State Outdoors State Nickname(s) Other Facts First Flight In Conclusion Citations
  • 3. State Capital ● Columbus is Ohio’s state capital. ● It is located almost directly in the middle of the state. ● The nickname of Columbus is “The Discovery City.” ● It is the capital of the largest city in Ohio. ● 15th largest city in the US. ● Mayor is Michael B. Coleman.
  • 4. State History ❖ Evidence shows that the Ohio Valley was inhabited by native people as early as 13,000 BC. ❖ On February 19, 1803: US President Thomas Jefferson signed an act of Congress that approved Ohio's boundaries and constitution. ❖ The United States created the Northwest Territory under the Northwest Ordinance of 1787. ❖ During the 18th century the French set up a system of trading posts to control the fur trade in the region of Ohio.
  • 5. Geographic ● Ohio’s geographical size is 66,514.06 sq. miles ● The population is 11,600,500 people in 2012. ● Ohio is the seventh most populated state in the U.S.
  • 6. Major industries/services ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ Machine-tool manufacturing. Second leading steel producer. Oil refining. Production of automobiles and automotive parts.
  • 7. Natural Resources ● Over 3 billion tons of coal have been mined. ● 460 oil and gas wells were drilled in 2011. ● in 2011, limestone, sand, gravel, and salt were mined. ● 300 to 400 million board feet of timber are harvested each year.
  • 8. Famous People ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ Neil Armstrong The Wright Brothers William H. Taft Cy Young William McKinley Ulysses Grant Maya Lin
  • 9. Major Cities ● ● ● ● ● ● Columbus (Capital) Cleveland Cincinnati Toledo Akron Dayton
  • 10. Major Colleges ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ University of Akron Bowling Green State University Central State University University of Cincinnati Cleveland State University Kent State University Miami University Ohio State University University of Toledo Ohio University
  • 11. Tourist Attractions ● ● ● ● ● ● ● World's Largest Horseshoe Crab A Christmas Story House World's Most Infamous Soap Box Derby Car Cedar point Rock and roll hall of fame Pro- football hall of fame Kings Island
  • 12. Climate/Weather ❖ The climate of Ohio is a humid continental climate ❖ The summer is warm and sunny ❖ Temperatures in summer run mostly in the 90’s. ❖ The winters get cold. ❖ Temperatures is usually around 17-43 degrees fahrenheit in the winter.
  • 13. State Motto “With God, all things are possible.”
  • 14. State Outdoors ● ● ● ● Flower- Scarlet Carnation Bird- Cardinal Tree- Ohio Buckeye Animal- White Tailed Deer
  • 15. State Nickname(s) ❖ Buckeye State (Known most) ❖ The Mother of Presidents ❖ Birthplace of Aviation ❖ The Heart of It All
  • 16. Other Facts ● Cleveland is home to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. ● The Pro Football Hall of Fame is located in Canton. ● Cincinnati Reds were the first professional baseball team. ● Cincinnati had the first professional city fire department. ● Ohio’s official website is http://www.ohio.gov/
  • 17. First Flight ❖ The Wright Brother’s First Flight was on December 17, 1903 ❖ 10:36 was the exact take off time ❖ They took two flights that day ❖ The wind gust was around 27 mph
  • 18. In Conclusion... ❖ Ohio is a rather large state. ❖ There are many resources and industry in Ohio. ❖ There are tons of fun things to do in Ohio. ❖ Ohio has several nicknames. ❖ There are several big cities in Ohio. ❖ Ohio’s state capital, Columbus, is the 15th largest city in the U.S.
  • 19. Citations ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ http://www.ohio.gov/ http://www.50states.com/ohio.htm#.UkXCPYZQGSo http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ohio http://www.flickr. com/photos/jstephenconn/5342191339/ http://www.mapsofworld.com/usa/states/ohio/ohiolocation-map.html http://www.city-data.com/states/Ohio-Industry.html http://www.roadsideamerica.com/location/oh http://consumer.discoverohio. com/visitorinformation/aboutohiosclimate.aspx http://www.theoec.org/natural-resources http://www.statesymbolsusa.org/Ohio/Ohio-statemotto.html