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  • 1. The State of Massachusetts
  • 2. <ul><li>Massachusetts entered the Union on February 6, 1788 as the 6 th state. </li></ul><ul><li>The capital of Massachusetts is Boston. </li></ul>
  • 3. State Symbols <ul><ul><ul><li>State Flag </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>State Bird: Chickadee </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>State Flower: Mayflower </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>State Tree: American Elm </li></ul></ul></ul>
  • 4. Presidents from Massachusetts <ul><ul><ul><li>John Adams: 2 nd President </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>John Quincy Adams: 6 th President </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>John F. Kennedy: 35 th President </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>George Bush: 41 st President </li></ul></ul></ul>
  • 5. Other Famous Bay Staters <ul><ul><ul><li>Benjamin Franklin: statesman, scientist, </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Paul Revere: silversmith, Revolutionary War figure </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dr. Seuss (Theodore Geisel): author, illustrator </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Eli Whitney: inventor </li></ul></ul></ul>
  • 6. Geography
  • 7. Waterforms <ul><li>Massachusetts is covered by 2,717 square miles of water </li></ul><ul><li>Major Rivers: Charles River, Connecticut River, Hoosic River, Housatonic River, Merrimack River </li></ul><ul><li>Major Lakes: Quabinn Reservoir </li></ul>
  • 8. Credits <ul><li>http://www.mass.gov/dph/cdc/masshepc/images/ma_map.gif </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.penceland.com/images/Boston2.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.masshome.com/tour.html </li></ul><ul><li>www.historyplace.com/.../presidents/index.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.leelanau.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2006/05/US_postal_service_dr_seuss.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>benledwards.com/images/paul_revere.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>cache.eb.com/eb/image?id=62108&amp;rendTypeId=4 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.netstate.com/states/geography/ma_geography.htm </li></ul><ul><li>www.visitusa.com/.../images/charlesriverpic.jpg </li></ul>

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