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  2. 2. Massachusetts is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States. Massachusetts' population lives in Greater Boston. Generally the Great Massachusetts features two separate metropolitan areas: Greater Boston in the east and the Springfield metropolitan area in the west. Many of Massachusetts' towns, cities, and counties have names identical to ones in England. This state as played a significant historical, cultural, and commercial role in American history. In the late 18th century, Boston became known as the "Cradle of Liberty" for the agitation there that led to the American Revolution and the independence of the United States from Great Britain. Originally dependent on fishing, agriculture, and trade, Massachusetts was transformed into a manufacturing center during the Industrial Revolution. During the 20th century, Massachusetts' economy shifted from manufacturing to services. In the 21st century, Massachusetts is a leader in higher education, health care technology, high technology, and financial services.
  3. 3. VEGETATION Massachusetts wildlife has variety of trees and plants ... I have named a few such as: -beech -oak -pine -hemlock ANIMALS Raccoon, black bear, gray fox, muskrat, porcupine, beaver, red and gray squirrels, snowshoe hare, little brown bat, and masked shrew. State's 336 resident bird species are the great horned and screech owls,, and song sparrow. fish carp. amphibians include the red-spotted newt, , and bullfrog. Common reptiles are the snapping turtle, spotted turtle, northern water snake, and northern black racer, The venomous timber rattlesnake
  4. 4. CITY PLACES TO VISIT: - Walking Boston: The Freedom Trail and other routes The most famous of all is the "Freedom Trail" or the Freedom Trail, which over 4 kilometers guides us through all the major sites of interest during the U.S. Revolution.
  5. 5. - The journey begins at the Boston Common: Which is the oldest park in the country, to the Bunker Hill Monument, where a major battle was fought between the British forces and the American revolutionaries. an old market with just over 250 years of existence as well as beautiful parks and neighborhoods that make the tour a memorable experience. Also, do not forget to go to Newbury Street, excellent for shopping and enjoy good coffee.
  6. 6. - North End Market, Little Italy: The first Italian neighborhood in the United States. The best pastas, wines and Mediterranean dishes.
  7. 7. - Cambridge, known as the "City of Squares", is the house of studies in the United States, Harvard University, and is a here one of the most important universities in the country, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University life is mostly in Harvard Square, the heart of the University, where you can find everything from cafes and restaurants and shops.
  8. 8. - Museums One of the most important museums is the Museum of Fine Arts, with a large collection of Egyptian art. Another interesting option is to visit the Isabella Stuart Gardner Museum.
  9. 9. MATT DAMON He was born on October 8, 1970 in Cambridge, Massachusetts (USA). When Matt finished his studies at the Institute Cambridge Rindge and Latin School, he enrolled at the prestigious Harvard University, but failed to finished their English language studies after leaving the race after three courses to try to become an interpreter of Hollywood.
  10. 10. - Boston downtown, reminds me of New York City and you can see the skyscrapers, which are amazing. Go shopping, to the movies or to a restaurant ... . I love the variety of people and cars that look the center, because it conveys beauty and especially good atmosphere. TRABAJO REALIZADO POR: JUDITH Y RAISA