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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
  • The Anthem of North Carolina
  • 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
    This project was created using the fair use guidelines.