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NEW YORK.pptx

  1. 1. NEW YORKBY Lilia<br />
  2. 2. Land &Climate<br /> New York was so wet and hilly that the state built the Erie Canal to make it easier to cross. If you live in New York before 1825 it took weeks to travel . <br /> Niagara Falls is often referred to as one of the seven wonders of the natural world .<br />
  3. 3. Resources & Industry<br /> Tourism is very important to the state’s economy .<br /> Millions come each year to visit the mountains and rivers and New York City.<br />
  4. 4. Historical People/Landmarks<br />Battle of the Saritoga almost one-third of the American Revolutionary war battles took place in New York.<br />
  5. 5. Famous Sites<br />Millions of immigrant poured into New York city in the 1800’s .<br />A group called Tammy hall found jobs.<br />
  6. 6. Important Cities<br /> New York City has the largest population, it’spopulation is: 800,278.<br />Other city densities are :<br />Buffalo 292,648<br />Rochester 219,773<br />Yonkers 196,086<br />Syracuse 147,306<br />
  7. 7. WOW Facts<br />3’rd most popular state.<br />First state to require license plates on automobiles. <br />The first public mini golf course was built on the roof of a skyscraper.<br />
  8. 8. Summary<br />All those things you read were about New York. You can go to Niagara Falls and all .the other fun stuff.<br />
  9. 9. Resources<br />NEW YORK HELLO USA . BY Amy Gelmam 1992 © Lerher publications company.<br />World Almanac Library of the States of New York.<br />Jackie Balls and Kristen Benrens 2002 © World Almanac.<br />Hennepin County Library on line. <br />

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