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Trabajo de Ampliación de Inglés. Essay about the state of Pennsylvania done by some students of English.

Trabajo de Ampliación de Inglés. Essay about the state of Pennsylvania done by some students of English.

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  • 1. PENNSYLVANIA BY: Jose Almeida and Adriana Vivas
  • 2. THE STATE • Is a US state that is located in the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States, and the Great Lakes region. The state borders Delaware to the southeast, Maryland to the south, West Virginia to the southwest, Ohio to the west, Lake Erie and Ontario, Canada to the northwest, New York to the north and New Jersey to the east. The Appalachian Mountains run through the middle of the state. Pennsylvania is the 33rd most extensive, the 6th most populous, and the 9th most densely populated of the 50 United States.
  • 3. NICKNAME • Keystone State Origin of name: In honor of Adm. Sir William Penn, father of William Penn. It means “Penn's Woodland.”
  • 4. STATE SYMBOLS • Flower: mountain laurel (1933) • Tree: hemlock (1931) • Bird: ruffed grouse (1931) • Dog: Great Dane (1965) • Colors: blue and gold (1907) • Song: “Pennsylvania” (1990)
  • 5. THE CAPITAL • The state capital is Harrisburg Harrisburg is the capital city of Pennsylvania. As of 2011, the city had a population of 49,673, making it the ninth-largest city in Pennsylvania.
  • 6. OTHER CITIES Philadelphia: 1,526,006 Pitsburgh: 305,704 Allentown: 118,032 Erie: 101,786 Reading: 88,082 Scranton: 76,415 Bethlehem: 71,329 Lancaster: 56,348 Harrisburg: 48,950 Altoona: 49,523
  • 7. FAMOUS PEOPLE
  • 8. KOBE BRYANT Born: 23 August 1978 Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania • One of the best basket’s players in this moment
  • 9. Grace Kelly • Actress and princess of Monaco • Born: 11/12/1929 in Philadelphia
  • 10. THE SONG • Actually song http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IBZbs64p3 Xc&hd=1 • Classic song http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WdL01bQ KKbU&hd=1