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  1. 1. Georgia “ Georgia georgia a song of you comes as sweet and clear as moonlight through the pines…”
  2. 2. State Flower <ul><li>Cherokee Rose </li></ul><ul><li>* Its Latin name is Rosa laevigata. It has fragrant white flowers with a yellow center. It is native to China. </li></ul>
  3. 3. State Bird <ul><li>* In 1928, the school children of Georgia selected the brown thrasher ( Toxostoma rufum ) as the state bird. According to Nature Magazine (April, 1932) </li></ul>Brown Thrasher
  4. 4. Major Industries <ul><li>* While the Coca-Cola Company wields considerable influence in Atlanta—much of it in areas outside its immediate manufacturing concerns—no single industry or firm truly - dominates the local economy. </li></ul><ul><li>* In 2000, 24 Fortune 1000 corporations were headquartered in metropolitan Atlanta. Atlanta is home to BellSouth, Delta Airlines, Home Depot, UPS, and Georgia-Pacific, among other big names. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Major Historical Events <ul><li>* Georgia was named for king George II of England and admitted to statehood 2 January 1788. </li></ul><ul><li>* Georgia consisting of 159 counties. </li></ul>
  6. 6. State Motto <ul><li>* The State Motto of Georgia is Wisdom, justice, and moderation . </li></ul>
  7. 7. State Tree <ul><li>* The state tree of Georgia is the Live Oak (Quercus virginiana) </li></ul>
  8. 8. Capital <ul><li>* The capital of Georgia is Atlanta. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Resolution <ul><li>* In other words “Georgia is fun and exiting there's a lot of places to visit and go have fun, so my advice for me to you is to go check it out and you would see how fun it is”! </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>“ The End”! </li></ul>