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Virginia's Economic Resources

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Virginia's Economic Resources

  1. 1. Virginia’s Economic Resources <ul><li>What are the major products and industries of each region in Virginia that help Virginians make money? </li></ul>
  2. 2. I. Coastal Plain (Tidewater) <ul><li>Products </li></ul><ul><li>1. Seafood </li></ul>
  3. 3. I. Coastal Plain (Tidewater) <ul><li>Industries </li></ul><ul><li>1. Shipbuilding </li></ul><ul><li>Newport News </li></ul>
  4. 4. I. Coastal Plain (Tidewater) <ul><li>2. Tourism </li></ul><ul><li>Virginia Beach </li></ul>
  5. 5. I. Coastal Plain (Tidewater) <ul><li>Federal military installations </li></ul><ul><li>Norfolk Naval Base </li></ul>
  6. 6. II. Piedmont <ul><li>Products </li></ul><ul><li>1. Tobacco products </li></ul>
  7. 7. II. Piedmont <ul><li>Information technology </li></ul><ul><li>Computers </li></ul>
  8. 8. II. Piedmont <ul><li>Industries </li></ul><ul><li>1. Technology </li></ul><ul><li>2. Federal and State government </li></ul><ul><li>General Assembly in Richmond Pentagon in Arlington </li></ul>
  9. 9. II. Piedmont <ul><li>Farming </li></ul><ul><li>Corn Tobacco Poultry </li></ul>
  10. 10. II. Piedmont <ul><li>Textiles </li></ul><ul><li>Cotton from the plant </li></ul><ul><li>is manufactured into… </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Blue Ridge Mountains </li></ul><ul><li>Products </li></ul><ul><li>1. Apples </li></ul>
  12. 12. III. Blue Ridge Mountains <ul><li>Industries </li></ul><ul><li>1. Recreation </li></ul>
  13. 13. IV. Valley and Ridge <ul><li>Products </li></ul><ul><li>1. Poultry </li></ul><ul><li>2. Apples </li></ul>
  14. 14. IV. Valley and Ridge <ul><li>Industries </li></ul><ul><li>1. Farming </li></ul><ul><li>(agriculture) </li></ul>
  15. 15. V. Appalachian Plateau <ul><li>Products </li></ul><ul><li>1. Coal </li></ul><ul><li>Industries </li></ul><ul><li>2. Coal mining </li></ul>

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