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  • 1. Georgia By Rostin Tammen 3-27-0 9
  • 2. Facts About Georgia
    • The capital is Atlanta which happens to be the largest city in Georgia.
    • The Abbreviation for Georgia is GA
    • There are at least 11 colleges
    • 5. Georgia was “admitted to union” on January 2, 1788
  • 3.
    • It can be known as the Peach State
    • The total area is 59,441 square mile
    • 57,919 square miles of that are land
    • 1,522 Square miles of it are water
    • The highest point there is at 4,784 feet
  • 4. Fun Facts
    • The average lifetime for a person from 1979-1981 was 72.22
    • The movie “ Smoky and the Bandit ” was filmed partially in it
  • 5. State Motto
    • The State Motto is – Wisdom, Justice, and Moderation
    • It was adopted in 1799
  • 6. State Song
    • The State song is “Georgia on My Mind”
  • 7. Largest Town/Cities in Georgia
    • Population of April of 2000
    • Atlanta - 416,474
    • Augusta – 199,775
    • Columbus - 186,291
    • Savannah - 131,510
    • Athens - 101,489
    • Macon - 97,255
  • 8. Atlanta
    • It is the capital of Georgia (obviously)
    • It has 41 public golf courses,
    • 54 public parks,
    • And 32 streets with the name “Peachtree”
    • The tallest building in the Southeast, the “Nations Bank Plaza,” 55 stories tall (1,023 feet)
    • The tallest hotel in the western hemisphere, the “Westin Peachtree Plaza,” 73 stories
  • 9. Columbus
    • It is the Third biggest city in Georgia
    • The headquarters for Aflac and Synovus are located in Columbus
    • Columbus is the home for the U.S. sniper training school
    • It was founded in 1828
    • It was nicknamed “The Lowell of the South”
  • 10. Athens
    • It’s the fifth biggest city.
    • You can find an Athens in 14 other states
  • 11. Macon
    • It was founded in 1823 on the banks of the Ocmulgee River
    • During the cold months, the low is usually around 20 F and the high is around 66 F
    • During the warm months, the low is around 80 F and the high is around 100 F
  • 12. Population
  • 13. Population
    • Total population-9,544,750
    • Caucasian population-6,261,356
    • African American population-2,863,425
    • American Indian, Alaskan Native population-28,634
    • Asian population-267,253
    • Native Hawaiian and/or Other Pacific Islander-around 9,544
    • There are more there, just to many to list
  • 14. Places to Visit
    • Atlanta. I think anyone who visits a state should at least see the capital.
    • Columbus. I like it because it is full of historic and entertaining attractions. (Don’t be confused with Columbus Ohio)
    • Savannah. It has to be one of the prettiest places there. It is right up along the river.
    • Helen. It is a very s c e n i c town.
  • 15. Colleges in Georgia
    • This is a list of some of the Colleges.
      • 1. University of Phoenix
      • 2. America InterContinenal University
      • 3. Sanford Brown Institute
      • 4. The Art Institute of Atlanta
      • 5. Argosy University
      • 6. Brown Mackie College
      • 7. South University
      • 8. Strayer University
      • 9. Everest institute
      • 10.Bauder College
      • 11.Westwood College
  • 16. Georgia Sports Teams
    • Armstrong Atlantic St Pirates – Atlanta
    • Columbus St Cougars – Columbus
    • Georgia Bulldogs – Athens
    • Georgia Southern Eagles – Statesboro
    • Georgia Southwestern St Hurricanes – Americus
    • Georgia St – Atlanta
    • Georgia Tech Ramblin Wreck – Atlanta
  • 17. Famous People born in Georgia
    • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
    • The DeForest Kelley, aka, Bones
    • Ray Charles
    • Little Richard
    • Otis Redding
    • Jimmy Carter
  • 18. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
    • (1929-1958)
    • You know who he is
  • 19. DeForest Kelly
    • (1920-1999)
    • He was best known from “Star Trek” as Bones
  • 20. Steve Stearns
    • He was my science teacher last year
  • 21. Hunting
    • Here are some different prices
      • Alligator - $50.00
      • Deer – $9.00
      • Turkey - $9.00
      • Bear - $9.00
  • 22. Bibliography
    • http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/13000.html population facts
    • http://college.us.com/?location=1_10&cmd=search&online=1&partner=1007&kid=GOG0000665407 colleges
    • www.netstate.com/states/alma/ga_alma.htm facts about georgia
    • http://www.who2.com/state_georgia.html Famous People
    • http://www.50states.com/sports/georgia.htm Georgia sports teams
  • 23. Bibliography
    • http://www.hometownusa.com/ga/Columbus.html facts on Columbus
    • http:// images.google.com/images?hl = en&q = aflac&um =1&ie=UTF-8&sa= N&tab = wi aflac picture
    • http:// images.google.com/images?hl = en&q =Helen%20Georgia&um=1&ie=UTF-8&sa= N&tab = wi picture of Helen
  • 24. Bibliography
    • http:// www.atlantahostel.com/area.htm facts on Atlanta
    • http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.tecnoparco.org/Portals/18/peach.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.tecnoparco.org/Default.aspx%3Ftabid%3D1269&usg=__ivPADnt3_RCIExyG8BweAdUXLmg=&h=800&w=800&sz=172&hl=en&start=3&tbnid=z8Dn-06XySquhM:&tbnh=143&tbnw=143&prev=/images%3Fq%3DPeach%26gbv%3D2%26hl%3Den peach picture