Virginia  By: Alex Bartholow  & Brady Mathias
Overview  <ul><li>- a brief history  </li></ul><ul><li>- flag and motto etc </li></ul><ul><li>- attractions  </li></ul><ul...
The Capital of Virginia is Richmond  <ul><li>area of Richmond: 62.5 sq mi </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Governor: ...
State Flag and Motto <ul><li>Motto:  Sic Semper Tyrannis translated to  thus always to tyrants  </li></ul><ul><li>Nick nam...
History  <ul><li>- Virginia is 400 years old  </li></ul><ul><li>- Virginia was one of the 13 colonies  </li></ul><ul><li>-...
State size, population and exact location <ul><li>Geographical size (sq. miles) </li></ul><ul><li>      - Total 42,774.2 s...
Natural Resources  <ul><li>     tobacco- because of Virginia's climate it is a good place to grow tobacco plants. tobacco ...
Climate <ul><ul><li>Virginia has a season changing climate and is hot in the summer and cold in the winter especially in t...
Attractions  <ul><li>* Busch gardens - A huge theme park that has different countries as its theme it is  loaded with roll...
Busch Gardens
Cities and famous people  <ul><ul><li>Famous people:  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>George Wythe Richard Henry Lee Thomas Jef...
Current events  <ul><ul><li>February 20 -- Educational Wine Seminar Wine Education: Wine Label Legal Requirements in the U...
Sources Cited <ul><li>http://www.virginia.gov/cmsportal3/ </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wi...
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    1. 1. Virginia By: Alex Bartholow  & Brady Mathias
    2. 2. Overview <ul><li>- a brief history  </li></ul><ul><li>- flag and motto etc </li></ul><ul><li>- attractions  </li></ul><ul><li>- population  </li></ul><ul><li>- exports  </li></ul><ul><li>- climate </li></ul>
    3. 3. The Capital of Virginia is Richmond <ul><li>area of Richmond: 62.5 sq mi </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Governor:  Dwight Clinton Jones </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>location exact: 37°32′27.5″N 77°25′58.4″W </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  population of Richmond is : 200,123 people  </li></ul>
    4. 4. State Flag and Motto <ul><li>Motto: Sic Semper Tyrannis translated to thus always to tyrants  </li></ul><ul><li>Nick name : </li></ul><ul><li>Old Dominion State </li></ul><ul><li>bird: cardinal  </li></ul><ul><li>flower: American dogwood </li></ul><ul><li>animal: Black Bear </li></ul>
    5. 5. History <ul><li>- Virginia is 400 years old  </li></ul><ul><li>- Virginia was one of the 13 colonies  </li></ul><ul><li>- Colonists founded Jamestown in May 14, 1607 </li></ul>
    6. 6. State size, population and exact location <ul><li>Geographical size (sq. miles) </li></ul><ul><li>      - Total 42,774.2 sq mi </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Geographic location </li></ul><ul><li>     - Latitude 36° 32′ N to 39° 28′ N  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>     - Longitude 75° 15′ W to 83° 41′ W </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Population   </li></ul><ul><li>     7,882,590 people </li></ul>
    7. 7. Natural Resources <ul><li>     tobacco- because of Virginia's climate it is a good place to grow tobacco plants. tobacco products like cigarettes and chew are processed here. </li></ul><ul><li>     grain - Just like the climate is good for tobacco it is also good for grain and is a great export helping the states income. </li></ul><ul><li>     fruits(apples)- Along with grains apples are grown and  </li></ul><ul><li>exported.   </li></ul><ul><li>     Coal - coal is mined in many placed located in Virginia. </li></ul><ul><li>the coal from Virginia is used for heating buildings  </li></ul><ul><li>and energy </li></ul>
    8. 8. Climate <ul><ul><li>Virginia has a season changing climate and is hot in the summer and cold in the winter especially in the mountains but is a good place to grow wheat and tobacco. </li></ul></ul>
    9. 9. Attractions <ul><li>* Busch gardens - A huge theme park that has different countries as its theme it is  loaded with roller coasters and high thrill rides including : griffin appollos cariat and alpine heist. </li></ul><ul><li>* water country - Owned by bush gardens a great water park Destination 9 water slides and tons of water slides. </li></ul><ul><li>*Virginia Beach -  VB is its own city Virginia Beach is a resort city with miles of Beaches and tons of hotels, motels, and restaurants along its oceanfront. </li></ul><ul><li>* gale winds amusement park -  Has 4 race tracks for go carts the kiddie carts , Road Course , Sprint Cars  , and the Super Speedway. </li></ul><ul><li>* great wolf lodge water park  - A very interesting indoor water park a great destination for kids called fort mackenze and for the older kids they have the river canyon run.   </li></ul><ul><li>* Ripley’s believe it or not -  A place where there is tons of amazing things believe it or not! They have things like 2 headed cows and people that were hung by there nipples. </li></ul>
    10. 10. Busch Gardens
    11. 11. Cities and famous people <ul><ul><li>Famous people: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>George Wythe Richard Henry Lee Thomas Jefferson Benjamin Harrison Thomas Nelson, Jr. Francis Lightfoot Lee Carter Braxton </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cities : </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Alexandria  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Arlington </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Charlottesville </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lynchburg </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Norfolk </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>petersburg </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Richmond </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Roanoke </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Virginia Beach </li></ul></ul>carter Braxton Richard Henry Lee
    12. 12. Current events <ul><ul><li>February 20 -- Educational Wine Seminar Wine Education: Wine Label Legal Requirements in the USA (Life After Prohibition) seminar. Held in our Teaching and Tasting Balcony at the winery and led by one of our winemakers. Space is limited and reservations are required. Vint Hill Craft Winery, 7150 Lineweaver Road, Vint Hill Fee: $30 Time: 10 a.m. Phone Number: (703) 991.0191 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>February 26-28 -- 3rd Annual Virginia Wine Expo Wine & Food Education: Join us for our third year of fine Virginia wine and sumptuous food from across the Commonwealth! The Virginia Wine Expo is THE best way to sample and purchase Virginia wines and taste gourmet food from the region's finest restaurants and specialty food purveyors. Greater Richmond Convention Center, 403 North Third Street, Richmond Fee: Varies by event Time: Varies by event Phone Number: (804) 783.7300 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>February 27 -- Venison Chili Saturday Celebration: Warm your insides on a cold winter day! Enjoy hearty venison chili with crackers and a glass of wine of your choice. Reservations recommended. Gray Ghost Vineyards, 14706 Lee Hwy, Amissville Fee: $15 plus tax Time: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Phone Number: (540) 937.4869 </li></ul></ul>
    13. 13. Sources Cited <ul><li>http://www.virginia.gov/cmsportal3/ </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virginia </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.virginia.org/site/content.asp?MGrp=1&MCat=8&Rgn=10000 </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>http://kids.britannica.com/comptons/article-209880/Virginia </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.vt.edu/ </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.classbrain.com/artstate/publish/article_593.shtml   </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>

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