Taking a walk along the   US eastern coast
The US easterncoast  From …………, in the very north, to …….., in the south, the Atlantic ocean is down there!
From Maine…          to Florida
Where are we?   Find the state
What were the     original 13 eastern    colonies that became     the first US states?
What about theeastern states known as New England?
The people who settled the    New England Colonies were    called …
Pilgrims
Pilgrims celebrate   Thanksgiving,       Why?
In the United States, the    Thanksgiving holiday tradition     traces its origins to 1621 and    was prompted by the colo...
1.This is …
Boston, Massachussets   Boston is regarded as the   unofficial "Capital of New   England" for its economic   and cultural ...
Trimountaine was the original  name given by European settlersto the peninsula that would later be incorporated as the cit...
2. And this is …
Bar Harbor, Maine    Although Maine is not considered   to be part of New England, it was  settled by the same time as the...
3. This is part of the old NewAmsterdam state. How is it callednowadays?
New York traces its roots to its 1624founding as a trading post by colonists ofthe Dutch Republic, and was namedNew Amster...
4. Philadelphia was theconstitution birthplace:
Philadelphia was founded on       October 27, 1682 by  William Penn, who planned acity along the Delaware River to  serve ...
5. Which of the eastern states isthe most “scientific”?
Delaware     The state ranks second in  civilian scientists and engineers        as a percentage of the      workforce and...
6. It was named after QueenHenrietta Maria…
And its current name is …
Maryland, land of Mary  Maryland is one of the mostenvironmentally friendly states    in the country. In 2007,Forbes.com r...
6. Where there are plantations           galore?
Charleston, in The                Carolinas, a term used in the United States to refer collectively to the states of North...
7. This is the “Gone with the           wind…” stateSavannah
Georgia. Georgia is the largest state   east of the Mississippi River in    terms of land area. The most   popular and fam...
8. The very south is apeninsula:
Florida: The first European    contact was made in 1513 by  Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de   León – who named it La Florid...
Taking a walk along the east coast
Taking a walk along the east coast
Taking a walk along the east coast
Taking a walk along the east coast
Taking a walk along the east coast
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Taking a walk along the east coast

  1. 1. Taking a walk along the US eastern coast
  2. 2. The US easterncoast From …………, in the very north, to …….., in the south, the Atlantic ocean is down there!
  3. 3. From Maine… to Florida
  4. 4. Where are we? Find the state
  5. 5. What were the original 13 eastern colonies that became the first US states?
  6. 6. What about theeastern states known as New England?
  7. 7. The people who settled the New England Colonies were called …
  8. 8. Pilgrims
  9. 9. Pilgrims celebrate Thanksgiving, Why?
  10. 10. In the United States, the Thanksgiving holiday tradition traces its origins to 1621 and was prompted by the colonists leaders on the anniversary of the settlement.
  11. 11. 1.This is …
  12. 12. Boston, Massachussets Boston is regarded as the unofficial "Capital of New England" for its economic and cultural impact on the entire New England region.
  13. 13. Trimountaine was the original name given by European settlersto the peninsula that would later be incorporated as the city of Boston. The American Revolution erupted there!
  14. 14. 2. And this is …
  15. 15. Bar Harbor, Maine Although Maine is not considered to be part of New England, it was settled by the same time as the rest of the first territories. Welcome to the land of the moose, the lobster and the …. mosquitoes!
  16. 16. 3. This is part of the old NewAmsterdam state. How is it callednowadays?
  17. 17. New York traces its roots to its 1624founding as a trading post by colonists ofthe Dutch Republic, and was namedNew Amsterdam in 1626.
  18. 18. 4. Philadelphia was theconstitution birthplace:
  19. 19. Philadelphia was founded on October 27, 1682 by William Penn, who planned acity along the Delaware River to serve as a port and place forgovernment. He gave the nameto the state of PENNSYLVANIA
  20. 20. 5. Which of the eastern states isthe most “scientific”?
  21. 21. Delaware The state ranks second in civilian scientists and engineers as a percentage of the workforce and number of patents issued to companies or individuals per 1,000 workers
  22. 22. 6. It was named after QueenHenrietta Maria…
  23. 23. And its current name is …
  24. 24. Maryland, land of Mary Maryland is one of the mostenvironmentally friendly states in the country. In 2007,Forbes.com rated Maryland asthe fifth "Greenest" state in the country
  25. 25. 6. Where there are plantations galore?
  26. 26. Charleston, in The Carolinas, a term used in the United States to refer collectively to the states of North and South Carolina. The province, named "Carolina" to honor King Charles I of England, was divided into South Carolina and North Carolina in 1729
  27. 27. 7. This is the “Gone with the wind…” stateSavannah
  28. 28. Georgia. Georgia is the largest state east of the Mississippi River in terms of land area. The most popular and famous novel has probably been Margaret Mitchells Gone with the Wind, also the basis of a wildly successful movie.
  29. 29. 8. The very south is apeninsula:
  30. 30. Florida: The first European contact was made in 1513 by Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León – who named it La Florida("Flowery Land") upon landing there during the Easter season, Pascua Florida

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