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    • The united States
      Of America
    • Today I’m going to teach you about the South East Area of the United States.
    • The States that are in
      The southeast area are…
      North Carolina
      South Carolina
      Virginia
      West Virginia
      Georgia
      Florida
      Mississippi
      Alabama
      Louisiana
      Arkansas
      Tennessee
      Kentucky
    • NorthCarolina
      • Bird: Cardinal
      • Capital: Raleigh
      • Flower: Dogwood
      North Carolina has a coast on the Atlantic Ocean. (always nice for vacations  )
      Did you know…President Andrew Johnson was born in North Carolina??
    • South Carolina
      • Capital: Columbia
      • Bird: Great Carolina wren
      • Flower: Yellow Jessamine
      Did you know…North Carolina & South Carolina used to be one state, they were separated in 1710??
    • Virginia
      • Bird: Cardinal
      Yes, Virginia and North Carolina have the same state Bird and Flower! What Copy Cats!
      • Capital: Richmond
      • Flower: Dogwood
      Did you know the city of Jamestown which is in Virginia was the first city every colonized in the United States??
    • West Virginia
      Flower: Rhododendron
      Bird: Cardinal
      Capital: Charleston
      Did you know…75% of West Virginia is covered in Forest!
      That’s a lot of trees!
      Another state with the Cardinal as it’s state Bird!
    • Georgia
      • Bird: Brown Thrasher
      • Flower: Cherokee Rose
      Capital: Atlanta
      Did you know… Georgia is the # 1 producer of the three P’s –peanuts, peaches and pecans!
    • Florida
      Bird: Mockingbird
      Flower: Orange Blossom
      Capital: Tallahassee
      Did you know…Space ships are blasted off from Cape Canaveral which is on Florida’s Coast??
    • Mississippi
      Bird: Mockingbird
      (just like Florida!)
      Flower: Magnolia
      Capital: Jackson
      Did you know… Elvis was born in Tupelo, Mississippi on Jan. 8, 1935??
      Mississippi is a hard word to spell…How many S’s are in it??
    • Alabama
      • Flower: Camellia
      • Capital: Montgomery
      • Bird: Yellowhammer
      Did You know…Alabama workers built the first rocket to put humans on the moon??
    • Louisiana
      Bird: Eastern Brown Pelican
      Flower: Magnolia
      Capital: Baton Rouge
      Did you know…Mardi Gras
      is celebrated every year in
      New Orleans!
    • Arkansas
      • Bird: Mockingbird
      • Flower: Appleblossom
      Capital: Little Rock
      Did you know…there is over 9,700 miles of river in Arkansas??
      That’s a lot of water!
      Just like Florida And Mississippi
    • Tennessee
      • Bird: Mockingbird
      Again?!
      • Flower: Iris
      Capital: Nashville
      Did you know that Tennessee has more than 3,800 caves?!
    • Kentucky
      • Bird: Cardinal
      • Flower: Goldenrod
      Capital: Frankfort
      Did you know…cheeseburgers were first served in 1934 at a restaurant in Kentucky??
    • Next week we’ll be going over the northeast region so make sure you still look over all of these states! Each one has something special
      about it!
      A little Rhyme to help you remember how states there are…
      The fifty “nifty” United States 
    • Sources
      http://www.netstate.com/states/symb/flowers/images/yellow_jessamine2.jpg
      http://www.50states.com/
      http://www.sciway.net/facts/
      http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_eDsYe_W-c-E/R1RGpBaBGBI/AAAAAAAAAdI/6IxcWGAuaVU/s1600-R/Cardinal-Norther,%2Bmale%2BIMG_0048b.jpg
      http://www.itsnature.org/wp-content/uploads/2008/02/359px-magnolia_watsoni.JPG
      http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/extension/newsletters/hortupdate/mar05/LaIris.jpg
      http://images.chron.com/blogs/lazygardener/GoldenrodBLOG.jpg
      Curriculum from: http://www.michigan.gov/mde/0,1607,7-140-28753_38684_28761---,00.html
      Presentation by: Melissa Wolfenden