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  • The North eastThe West The Midwest QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. The South The Southwest
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  • The MidwestThere are 12 states in the Midwest. Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin
  • ILThis state is famous for the Willis Tower in Chicago. I t u s e d t o b e t h e S e a r s To w e r .The Willis Tower is the 5th tallest building in the world.It has 110 floors.It is 1,450 feet or 440 meters tall.
  • IN• Indiana is famous for the Indy 500.• The Indy 500 is a car race.• This race started in 1911.• It happens every year on May 30th.
  • IA This state QuickTimeª and a has more hogs thanTIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. people.
  • KSKansas has many tornadoes. QuickTimeª and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompress are needed to see this picture.Kansas is very flat.
  • MIMichigan is famous for the 5 Great Lakes. Lake Huron Lake Ontario Lake Michigan Lake Erie Lake SuperiorMichigan is also famous for its sanddunes.
  • MN• Minnesota is called the land of 10, 000 lakes.• Minnesota is famous for ice hockey, cold weather and snow.
  • QuickTimeª and a MO decompressor are needed to see this picture. QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. QuickTimeª and a decompressorare needed to see this picture. QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. • The city of St. Louis has the Gateway Arch. It is 630 feet or 192 meters tall. It opened in 1967.
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  • NE• Only 2% of Nebraska is covered with trees.• Most of Nebraska is covered with prairie or grass. QuickTimeª and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  • ND QuickTimeª and a QuickTimeª and a decompressor decompressor are needed to see this picture.are needed to see this picture. There are many strange and brightly colored rocks in North Dakota. The place with the colored rocks is called The Badlands. QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. North Dakota is the fourth smallest state in population. There are only 9.2 people per square mile.
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  • QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. QuickTimeª and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture.A horse and carriage QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  • What states are most interesting to you so far?What states that we have studied would you like to visit?
  • QuickTimeª and a SD decompressor are needed to see this picture.S o u t h D a k o t a is famous for MountRushmore.M o u n t R u s h m o r e is a huge sculpture ofthe heads of 4 presidents. The heads were carvedfrom a mountain.It took 14 y e a r s to finish.The presidents are George W ashington, T homasJefferson, A braham L incoln and T heodore R oosevelt.
  • QuickTimeª and aTIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. WI QuickTimeª and a decompressor ª and a QuickTime TIFF (Uncompressed) TIFF (Uncompressed) are needed to see this picture. are needed to see t Wisconsin is the dairy capital of the USA. This state is famous for its cheese. WI is called America’s Dairyland.
  • What’s the abbreviation for_________?Tell me an interesting fact about______.What states are most interesting to you so far?
  • The North east QuickTimeª and a decompressorare needed to see this picture.
  • The Northeast There are 11 states in the Northeast.Connecticut, Delaware, Maine,Maryland,Massachusetts, NewHampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont
  • CTConnecticut is an Algonquin Indian name.This state was one of the first 13 colonies.Yale is a famous university there.Connecticut is one of the richest states in the country.
  • DEThis is the second smallest state.It is 96 miles from north to south.It is 39 miles from east to west. It was the first state. Delaware became a state in 1787.
  • MD QuickTimeª and a decompressorare needed to see this picture. QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. Maryland is famous for seafood and theme parks. Jolly Roger is a theme park there. QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  • QuickTimeª and a decompressor MEare needed to see this picture. Maine grows more blueberries than any other state. Maine is also famous for lobsters. TIFF QuickTimeªsee this picture. and a are(Uncompressed) decompressor needed to
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  • MA • The Revolutionary War started in Massachusetts in 1773. • It started after protesters threw chests of tea into the water.
  • NH• New Hampshire was one of the first 13 colonies.• New Hampshire was the first state to declare its independence from England.• The White Mountains are in New Hampshire.• There is a rock formation in the White Mountains that looks like a man’s face.
  • NJ• There are 995 people per square mile in New Jersey.• New Jersey is called the Garden State because many vegetables and fruit grow there!
  • NYNew York was one of the original 13 colonies.Grand Central Station in New York City is the world’s largest train station.Over 17 million immigrants entered the US at Ellis Island in New York City.
  • PA Pennsylvania was named after William Penn. He owned Pennsylvania before it was a state. William Penn was a Quaker who welcomed people of many different religions to join him in the colony of Pennsylvania.
  • RI It is the smallest state in the union. It is only 37 miles wide from east to west and 48 miles from north to south.
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  • VTVermont is a great place to visit in the winter.There are over 1,800 miles of cross- country ski trails and lots of places to go downhill skiing.
  • What is the abbreviation for_______? Tell me an interesting fact about_________. What states are most interesting to you?
  • The West QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  • The West 11Washington, Oregon, Alaska(Pacific Northwest) Montana, Idaho,Wyoming, California, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Hawaii
  • AKThis state isfamous for theNorthern Lights
  • CAMany people know that Hollywood thehome of movie stars is in this state. Thisstate is also famous for its Redwoodtrees. They are the oldest and tallesttrees in the world. One tree is 275 feettall and 103 feet around.
  • CO This state has over 1000mountain tops over 2 miles high. QuickTimeª and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture.
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  • HI http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=87S3cUdiX-g&feature=emailThis state has 132 islands. It also has volcanoes.People there speak English, Hawaiian and Japanese.