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  • 1. New England Braeken Greet Campenaerts Margot Deroey Lien De Win Leen
  • 2. Introduction
    • Situated in the Northeast of the USA
    • We will talk about:
      • History of the region
      • Geografy and climate
      • Fauna and Flora
      • The 6 States
      • A short summary
  • 3. History
    • 1607 colonies in the South
    • King James -> Jamestown
    • Make quick profit
    • Look for gold
    • Tobacco Plantations
  • 4. History
    • Slavery
    • 1602 colonies in the North
    • Plymouth Rock
    • Pilgrims
    • Thanksgiving
  • 5. Geography
    • Lakes, swamps and
    • sandy beaches
    • Mountain ranges and
    • rocky hills
    • Mount Washington,
    • 1917 m
    • Connecticut River
  • 6. Climate
    • Unpredictability
    • Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont: Humid continental short summer climate
    • Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island: Humid continental long summer climate
  • 7. Fauna and Flora
    • Many different wild animals
    • Maine has a lot of lakes
    • Coyotes have increased
    • Acadia National Park:
      • On Mount Desert Island
      • Meadows, Marches and Forests
      • The National Park Service (NPS)
      • Acitivities in Acadia
  • 8. Fauna and Flora
  • 9. State Maine
    • Northeast of the USA
    • Captital is Augusta
    • Called “the Pine Tree State”
    • Mount Katahdin
    • Biggest State of New England
    • Area takes up 86.542 km 2
  • 10. State of Maine
  • 11. City Augusta
    • Located on the Kennebec River
  • 12. Pine Tree State Arboretum
    • Pine Tree State Arboretum:
      • Appreciation, enjoyment, recreation,...
      • Open seven days a week, free of charge
      • A five-mile rail system
      • Plant collection over
      • 300 species
  • 13. City Portland
    • Biggest city of the State Maine
    • Financial and retail capital
    • One of the few working waterfronts
    • Second largest fishing port
    • The Art District
    • Top Ten places to live in America
  • 14. Portland Head
    • Situated on the shores of Fort William’s Park
    • The museum
  • 15. Portland breakwater light
    • Small lighthouse in South Portland
    • Built in 1855
    • Light is still active
  • 16. Moosehead Lake
    • Huge wildlife population
    • Action adventure or a chance to relax
    • Place which has not changed over the years
  • 17. Mount Katahdin
    • Mount Katahdin:
      • Highest mountain in Maine
      • Glacier effects
      • The Appalachian Trail
  • 18. State Massachusetts
    • ‘ mes-atsu-s-et’
    • Harvard and MIT
    • Berkshire region
    • Central region
    • North shore region
    • Boston region
    • South shore region
    • Cape God
  • 19. Massachusetts
  • 20. Berkshire Region
    • Region in western Massachusetts
    • Mountains
    • Mohawk trail
  • 21. Central Region
    • Historic villages
    • Farms, fruit orchards
    • Old Sturbridge village
    • ‘ Living history museum’
  • 22. North Shore Region
    • Yachting to whale hunting
    • Fine art
    • Colonial history
    • Salem 1692
    • ‘ Witch trails’
  • 23. Boston Region
    • Cradle of American history
    • Freedom Trail
    • Emerald Necklace
  • 24. South Shore Region
    • Plymouth
      • Plymouth Rock
      • Pilgrim hall museum
      • Plymouth plantation
      • Pilgrim village with
      • Mayflower II
  • 25. Cape God
  • 26. State New Hampshire
    • Capital is Concord
    • Granite State
    • Mount Washington
    • Coastline is only
    • 30 km long
    • Isles of Shoals
    • Lake Region:
    • Lake Winnipesaukee
  • 27. State New Hampshire
  • 28. State Vermont
    • Capital is Montpellier
    • No coastline
    • Lake Champlain
    • Green Mountain State
  • 29. State Vermont
  • 30. State Rhode Island
    • Capital is Providence
    • The smallest State of New England
    • First of the 13 colonies to declare independency
    • Little Rhody
  • 31. State Rhode Island
  • 32. Blackstone Valley
    • Blackstone Valley:
      • America’s Industrial
      • Revolution
      • Blackstone River
      • Working-class families
      • and immigrants
  • 33. Block Island
    • Block Island:
      • Seaside Resort
      • One of the last Twelve Great
      • Places in the Western
      • Hemisphere
  • 34. East Bay
    • Best-Kept travel secrets
    • British and Colonial heritage
  • 35. Newport
    • America’s Cup yacht racing
    • Gilded Age mansions
    • Summer cottages
    • Mix of colonial heritage,
    • beaches, waterfront and
    • cultural attractions
    • Four-seasons destination
  • 36. Providence
    • Capital
    • Abundance of historic and cultural attractions
    • Colonial, Federal, Greek
    • revival and Victorian
    • houses
    • Attractions for the
    • experts of the arts
  • 37. Warwick
    • Shopping mecca
    • Water recreation
    • South county:
      • Seaside activities
      • History
      • Culture
      • Nature
  • 38. South County
    • Seaside activities
    • History
    • Culture
    • Nature
  • 39. State Connecticut
    • ‘ the river Connecticut’
      • ‘ Kwenikekot’
    • Fairfield Southwest
    • Hartford Central
    • Litchfield Northwest
    • Mystic Eastern
    • New Haven South central
  • 40. Connecticut
  • 41. Fairfield
    • Beautiful mansions
    • Rodeo drive of the
    • Northeast
    • Barnum Museum in
    • Bridgeport
    • Bruce Museum in
    • Greenwich
    • Lockwook-Mathews
    • Mansion Museum Norwalk
  • 42. Hartford
    • Historical building
      • Old state house
      • Center church
      • Wadsworth Atheneum
      • Home of Mark Twain
  • 43. Litchfield
    • Peaceful corner in the
    • NW of Connecticut
    • Luxury holiday for all
    • the 4 seasons
    • Hiking and bicycling
    • Drives along Route 7
    • Comfortables inns
  • 44. Mystic
    • 19th-century village
    • Casino razzle-dazzle
    • The quiet corner of the
    • state
  • 45. New Haven
    • Fine arte
    • Outlet shopping
    • Art and architecture
      • Yale university
  • 46. Summary