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  • 1. Why you should visit Tennessee By: Grace and Jocelyn
  • 2. State Fun Facts
    • Nickname: The Volunteer State
    • Bird: The Mockingbird
    • Flower: The Iris Flower
    • Tree: The Tulip Poplar
    • Animal: Raccoons
    • Landmarks: Some of the most famous landmarks are the Franklin Battlefield, Montgomery Bell Tunnel, Pinson Mounds and the James K. Polk House
  • 3. Geography
    • What type of land?
    • There are rolling hills and long plains of grass
    • Where is it located?
    • North of Georgia and Alabama, but south of Kentucky and Virginia.
  • 4. Basic Facts
    • Capital: The capitol is Nashville
    • Population:6,296,254 people
    • Statehood: On June 1, 1796, Tennessee was the 16 state to join the region.
    • Ethnicities:
      • White-64%
      • Black-28%
      • Hispanic-5%
      • Other-0%
  • 5. Industries and Crops
    • The industries that Tennessee have.
    • Chemicals
    • Transportation
    • Equipment
    • Rubber
    • Plastics
    • The crops that Tennessee has
    • Cotton
    • Tobacco
    • livestock
  • 6. History of the State
    • Tennessee is a Native word that the Cherokee tribe made up. The Cherokee tribe lived near a river and called it Tanasie. That is how Tennessee got its name. Tennessee is called the Volunteer state because they volunteered to fight in the Mexican war. Also a lot of the Civil Wars battles were fought here. Even though that most of them were Union victories you can still visit the battle fields.
  • 7. What to do in Tennessee
    • Day 1: We will arrive at the Nashville International Airport. After that we will go to the Grey Smokey Mountains National Park.
    • Day 2: We will go to Lookout Mountain where you can see all of Tennessee. After we will go to the Tennessee Aquarium with over 10,000 different animals.
    • Day 3: On our last day we will go to the Coolidge Water Park. Then we will go to the Flyaway Indoor Skydiving place. Lastly we will go to the Gatlinburg Skylight to see our last view of Tennessee
  • 8. Thanks for watching our slideshow about Tennessee! Hope you can go to Tennessee one day!!!!!!! THANK YOU!!! 