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North Dakota

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North Dakota

  1. 1. North Dakota
  2. 2. Geography <ul><li>North Dakota is a state located in the Midwestern and Western regions of the United States of America. </li></ul><ul><li>Dakota of the North is to the north of the country next to the border with Canada, being the most northern state within the Great Plains. </li></ul><ul><li>The Missouri river crosses the state of the west to the south and feeds the lake Sacagawea, the third greater artificial lake of the country. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Climate <ul><li>North Dakota is a good continental climate example. </li></ul><ul><li>The climate of this state can be very warm and humid in summer, and very cold in winter. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Policy <ul><li>The more important political parties in North Dakota are the Republican Party and Democratic Party NPL of Dakota of the North. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Most important cities <ul><li>Fargo </li></ul><ul><li>Bismarck (capital of North Dakota) </li></ul><ul><li>Grand Forks </li></ul><ul><li>Minot </li></ul>
  6. 6. Fargo <ul><li>Fargo is the most important economic enclave of the East Dakota of the North One became world-wide famous thanks to the Fargo film, directed by the Cone brothers. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Bismarck <ul><li>This is the capital of North Dakota. </li></ul><ul><li>It has approximately 60,000 inhabitants </li></ul>
  8. 8. Grand Forks <ul><li>It is the third largest city. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Minot <ul><li>Minot is the fourth largest city in the state. </li></ul><ul><li>Founded in 1886 during the construction of the Great Northern Railroad, Minot is also known as the &quot;Magic City”. </li></ul><ul><li>Minot is the principal city of the Minot Metropolitan Statistical Area, a metropolitan area that covers McHenry, Renville, and Ward counties. </li></ul>
  10. 10. And very near of North Dakota can be observed a aurora borealis.
  11. 11. Flag <ul><li>The design of the flag of Dakota of the North, is an almost exact copy of the flag taken from the state of the contingent of Philippine troops in the war of America. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Fine and performing arts <ul><li>North Dakota's major fine art museums and venues include the Chester Fritz Auditorium, Empire Arts Center, the Fargo Theatre, North Dakota Museum of Art, and the Plains Art Museum . </li></ul>
  13. 13. Entertainment <ul><li>North Dakotan musicians of many genres include blues guitarist Jonny B. Lang, country music singer Lynn Anderson, jazz and traditional pop singer and songwriter Peggy Lee, big band leader Lawrence Welk, and pop singer Bobby Vee. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Political <ul><li>The major political parties in North Dakota are the Democratic-NPL and the Republican Party. As of 2007, the Constitution Party and the Libertarian Party are also organized parties in the state. </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>John Burke, 10th Governor of North Dakota </li></ul>
  16. 16. Industry and commerce <ul><li>Sunflowers in Traill CountyNorth Dakota's earliest industries were fur trading and agriculture. Although less than 10% of the population is employed in the agricultural sector, it remains a major part of the state's economy, ranking 24th in the nation in the value of products sold. The state is the largest producer in the U.S. of barley, sunflower seeds, spring, and durum wheat for processing, and farm-raised turkey . </li></ul>
  17. 17. Actress <ul><li>Dorothy Adams actress </li></ul><ul><li>Sam Anderson actor </li></ul><ul><li>Carmen Berg model </li></ul><ul><li>Brooks Bollinger football player </li></ul><ul><li>William H. Gass author </li></ul><ul><li>Fred Hultstrand photographer </li></ul>
  18. 18. Dorothy Adams <ul><li>Dorothy Adams was an American character actress. She was married to character actor Byron Foulger from 1921-1970. She is the mother of soap opera star Rachel Ames. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Sam Anderson <ul><li>During the early 70s, he taught drama at Antelope Valley College in Lancaster, California. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Carmen Berg <ul><li>Carmen Berg (born August 17, 1963 in Bismarck, North Dakota) is an American model and actress. She was chosen as Playboy's Playmate of the Month in July, 1987. </li></ul><ul><li>Carmen had been modelling since 1984 </li></ul>
  21. 21. Brooks Bollinger <ul><li>Brooks Bollinger (born November 15, 1979 in Bismarck, North Dakota) is an American football quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League . </li></ul>
  22. 22. William Howard Gass <ul><li>William Howard Gass (born July 30, 1924) is an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, critic, and former philosophy professor. </li></ul>
  23. 23. Fred Hultstrand <ul><li>Fred Hultstrand (September 13, 1888 – June 28, 1968) was a professional photographer. His photography helped document life in the U.S. state of North Dakota in the early twentieth century. </li></ul>

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