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Alex Virginia

  1. 1. My State Virginia<br />Alex<br />3B<br />2009<br />
  2. 2. My name is Alex and my state is Virginia and I hope you like my presentation.<br />
  3. 3. State Facts <br />My states nickname is the Old Dominion.<br />My states motto is Sic SemperTyrannis.<br />
  4. 4. More state facts<br />Year became a state June 25 1788.<br />Size in square miles 39,594 miles.<br />Capital city Richmond.<br />Current population 7,769,089.<br />Governor Timothy M. Kaine.<br />My state abbreviation is VA.<br />
  5. 5. State food<br />Virginia ham<br />Peanut brittle <br />
  6. 6. birds<br />My state bird is a cardinal<br />It is red.<br />http://www.50states.com/virginia.htm<br />
  7. 7. Flags<br />This is my state flag as you can see it is very weird.<br />http://www.50states.com/virginia.htm<br />
  8. 8. flower<br />This is my state flower it is an American dogwood blossom<br />http://www.50states.com/flower/virginia.htm<br />
  9. 9. My border states<br />North Carolina<br />Maryland<br />Kentucky<br />West Virginia<br />Tennessee<br />
  10. 10. Tourism <br />Virginia beach<br />Robert E Lee’s house<br />George Washington’s house<br />
  11. 11. Early settlers <br />The British<br />The French<br />The Native American <br />
  12. 12. sports<br />I have a basketball team and a baseball team my baseball team is in the minor leagues. The Richmond Braves are a baseball farm team for the Atlanta Braves.<br />
  13. 13. Fun facts<br />Virginia has the nickname mother of presidents because eight of the U.S. presidents where born in Virginia <br />1.George Washington<br />2.Thomas Jefferson<br />3. James Madison<br />4.James Monroe<br />5. Woodrow Wilson<br />6.Zachary Taylor <br />7.John Taylor <br />8.William Henry Harrison <br />
  14. 14. The water <br />The rivers<br />James river<br />Potomic river<br />Rappahannok river <br />The Atlantic ocean<br />
  15. 15. My economy<br />Natural resources<br />Coal ,crushed stone and natural gas<br />Manufacturing<br />Tobacco products, Chemicals, transportation equitment, eletronic products and food products. <br />
  16. 16. More economy<br />Tourism<br />Tomb of the unknowns and George Washingtons house<br />Agriculture <br />Broilers, beef cattle, corn, milk, soybeans and tobacco.<br />
  17. 17. A super fun fact<br />Did you know that Virginia has the worlds biggest office building! <br />Did you know I have a state dog called an americanfoxhound? <br />
  18. 18. State animals<br />My state bat is a big eared bat.<br />My state insect is a tiger swallowtail butterfly.<br />My state fish is a brook trout.<br />
  19. 19. About the author <br />My name is Alex and Mrs. Bender helped me learn about Virginia.<br />I ROCK!<br />

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