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A summation of the Scavenger Hunt project.

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    • Laura Grabowski
      LIS 120
      Module 4
    • Counties
      100
      North Carolina has counties.
      Alamance
      Alexander
      Alleghany
      Anson
      Ashe
      Avery
      Beaufort
      Bertie
      Bladen
      Brunswick
      Buncombe
      Burke
      Cabarrus
      Caldwell
      Camden
      Carteret
      Caswell
      Catawba
      Chatham
      Cherokee
      Chowan
      Clay
      Cleveland
      Columbus
      Craven
      Cumberland
      Currituck
      Dare
      Davidson
      Davie
      Duplin
      Durham
      Edgecombe
      Forsyth
      Franklin
      GastonGates
      Graham
      Granville
      Greene
      Guilford
      Halifax
      Harnett
      Haywood
      Henderson
      Hertford
      Hoke
      Hyde
      Iredell
      Jackson
      Johnston
      JonesLee
      Lenoir
      Lincoln
      McDowell
      Macon
      Madison
      Martin
      Mecklenburg
      Mitchell
      Montgomery
      Moore
      Nash
      New Hanover
      Northampton
      Onslow
      Orange
      Pamlico
      Pasquotank
      Pender
      Perquimans
      Person
      Pitt
      PolkRandolph
      Richmond
      Robeson
      Rockingham
      Rowan
      Rutherford
      Sampson
      Scotland
      Stanly
      Stokes
      Surry
      Swain
      Transylvania
      Tyrrell
      Union
      Vance
      Wake
      Warren
      Washington
      Watauga
      WayneWilkes
      Wilson
      Yadkin
      Yancey
      Source: Local Government in North Carolina, Second Edition –
      Chapter 3, North Carolina Counties.
    • Capital and Location
      The capital of North Carolina is and it’s located in County.
      Raleigh
      Wake
      Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raleigh,_North_Carolina
    • Symbols
      North Carolina’s flower is:
      North Carolina’s bird is:
      North Carolina’s colors are:
      North Carolina’s motto is:
      The dogwood
      The cardinal
      BlueandRed
      Esse Quam Videri
      Resource: State Library of North Carolina Information Services Branch
    • Natural Resources
      Air
      Coast/Fisheries
      Farming
      Forestry
      Open Space
      Water
      Wetlands
      Source: North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resource
    • Native American Tribes
      Cherokee: The Cherokee Indians were located in Western North Carolina, as well as the surrounding states. Their language as three different dialects and they were broken up into three clans.
      Hatteras: The Hatteras Indians lived on the coast of North Carolina. They can trace some of their ancestors to Caucasian descent. They only had approximately 80 inhabitants in their village.
      Waxhaw: The Waxhaw Indian’s lived in Union and Mecklenburg Counties, North Carolina. They had two tribes about ten miles apart from each other.
      Resource: North Carolina Indian Tribes
    • Geographical Regions
      Mountains-The Appalachian Mountains run through the Western part of the state. They include the Great Smokey Mountains and the famous Blue Ridge Parkway. The mountains are full of forests, and some areas can get over 30 inches of snow in one year!
      Piedmont- The piedmont covers almost one half of the state. It’s full of big cities, and a lot of universities. There are also a lot of textile factories, tobacco farms, and a lot of historical sites.
      Coastal Plain- The coastal plains is home to many popular beaches. Aside from it’s tourist appeal, it also houses wetlands and many important animals that live there that contribute greatly to our ecosystem.
      Source: visitnc.com: North Carolina’s Three Distinct Regions
    • Lighthouses
      North Carolina has seven famous lighthouses.
      Resource: Carolina Lights: North Carolina Lighthouses
    • The Lost Colony
      The Lost Colony was a settlement established to put a permanent English Colony in present day North Carolina. Between the years of 1585 and 1587 the colony was established, but all of it’s inhabitants mysteriously disappeared. You will learn more about the Lost Colony from your classmates presentations.
      Resource: thecoastalguide.com The Lost Colony
    • Bibliography
      Data, Statistics, Reports and Maps. 2009. North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources. http://www.enr.state.nc.us/html/data.html
      Facts and Figures: North Carolina’s Three Distinctive Regions.2009. http://www.visitnc.com/journeys/articles/facts-figures/2/north-carolina-s-three- distinctive-regions
      North Carolina Counties. 2009. Local Government in North Carolina, Second Edition - Chapter 3, North Carolina Counties. Copyright © 2003 by Gordon P. Whitaker and the North Carolina City and County Management Association.
      North Carolina Indian Tribes. 2009. Access Genealogy. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/northcarolina/
      North Carolina Lighthouses. Adam Walker Cleveland. 2009. Carolina Lights. http://www.carolinalights.com/north-carolina-lighthouses
      Raleigh, North Carolina. 2009 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raleigh,_North_Carolina
      The Lost Colony. 2009. http://www.coastalguide.com/packet/lostcolony-croatan.shtml
      The State Symbols. 2009. State Library of North Carolina Information Services Branch. http://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/NC/SYMBOLS/SYMBOLS.htm#motto
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