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    The 50 States The 50 States Presentation Transcript

    • The 50 States
      12 October 2010
      By: Mary B. Stanley
    • When learning about the states, it is important to know where all fifty states are located at.
      Why We Should Learn This?
    • Along the Atlantic Ocean in the upper right corner on a map of the United States are ninestates known as the “northeastern states.”
      The Northeastern States
    • New Jersey
      New York
      Pennsylvania
      Rhode Island
      Vermont
      Connecticut
      Maine
      Massachusetts
      New Hampshire
      The Northeastern States
    • When looking at the map of the United States, in the lower right are the “southern states.”
      The Southern States
    • Mississippi
      North Carolina
      Oklahoma
      South Carolina
      Tennessee
      Texas
      Virgin
      West Virginia
      Alabama
      Arkansas
      Delaware
      Florida
      Georgia
      Kentucky
      Louisiana
      Maryland
      The Southern States
    • In the middle
      of the United
      States towards
      the top, are the
      mid-west
      states.
      The Mid-Western States
    • Missouri
      North Dakota
      Nebraska
      Ohio
      South Dakota
      Wisconsin
      Illinois
      Indiana
      Iowa
      Kansas
      Michigan
      Minnesota
      The Mid-Western States
    • The western
      side of the map
      consist of 13
      states known
      as the
      “western
      states.”
      The Western States
    • Nevada
      New Mexico
      Oregon
      Utah
      Washington
      Wyoming
      Alaska
      Arizona
      California
      Colorado
      Idaho
      Hawaii
      Montana
      The Western States
    • Even though Alaska and Hawaii are disconnected from the rest of the United States they are considered a part of the “western states.”
      Alaska and Hawaii
    • State capital: Lansing
      Largest city: Detroit
      Known as the “Great Lake
      State.”
      *Michigan is the only state that touches four out of the five Great Lakes. It is also the only state to have two peninsulas, the upper and lower.
      Our State: Michigan
    • Today, we learned where all fifty states are located. The four different regions are known as, northeastern, southern, mid-western, and the western states.
      We also learned more about the state we live in, Michigan.
      What We Learned
    • Information on the four regions, slides 3-10: http://www.census.gov/geo/www/us_regdiv.pdf
      Slide 11: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Western_United_States
      Slide 13: http://michigan.gov/kids/0,1607,7-247-49069-67959--,00.html
      Resources for text
    • Slide 1: http://www.karenika.com/50states/map_us.gif
      Slide 3: http://www.opm.gov/insure/archive/images/nemap.gif
      Slide 5: http://www.northcarolina.edu/programs/acm/SREBStates.gif
      Slide 7: http://future.state.gov/images/images_future/3787/midwest_map_170.jpg
      Slide 9: http://www.uscg.mil/d13/img/ilog/map_and_tri_554x490.jpg
      Slide 11: http://www.orbitcast.com/archives/alaska-hawaii.gif
      Slide 12: http://archive.fairvote.org/media/rotatingprimary_map.jpg
      Slide 13: http://reformimmigrationforamerica.org/blog/wp-content/uploads/michigan.gif
      Picture Resources
    • THE END!