Michigan’s State History Justin Hudson
Main Slide <ul><li>History of Michigan </li></ul><ul><li>Michigan’s Fun Facts </li></ul><ul><li>The Great Lakes </li></ul>...
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MI’s Fun Facts <ul><li>Capital:Lansing </li></ul><ul><li>State Bird: Robin </li></ul><ul><li>State Tree: White Pine </li><...
The Great Lakes <ul><li>Michigan is surround by five Great Lakes; Lake Michigan, Huron, Ontario, Erie, and Superior. </li>...
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Industry in Michigan <ul><li>Major industries include: Motor Vehicles and parts, Minerals, and Farming, and Tourism. </li>...
Tourism in Michigan <ul><li>Some of MI’s most breath taking sights include the Pictured Rocks, Sleeping Bear Dunes, Tahqua...
The Motor City <ul><li>Detriot is home to “The Big Three” car companies; Ford, General Motors, and Chrysler. </li></ul><ul...
Mackinac Bridge <ul><li>A four year project, the enormous suspension bridge was completed on November 1 st  1957 </li></ul...
State Motto and Song <ul><li>&quot;Si quaeris peninsulam amoenam, circumspice.&quot; (&quot;If you seek a pleasant peninsu...
<ul><li>Michigan, My Michigan   Written by: William Otto Miessner & Douglas M. Malloch </li></ul><ul><li>A song to thee, f...
Resources <ul><li>Detroit Production Statistics- http:// www.history.com/states.do?action = detail&state = MI&contentType ...
Author’s Slide <ul><li>I’m Justin Hudson from Cedar Springs, MI and I’m currently a student here at Grand Valley State. </...
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  1. 1. Michigan’s State History Justin Hudson
  2. 2. Main Slide <ul><li>History of Michigan </li></ul><ul><li>Michigan’s Fun Facts </li></ul><ul><li>The Great Lakes </li></ul><ul><li>Industry in MI </li></ul><ul><li>Tourism in MI </li></ul><ul><li>The Motor City </li></ul><ul><li>Mackinac Bridge </li></ul><ul><li>State Motto and Song </li></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Author’s Slide </li></ul><ul><li>Concept Map </li></ul>Quit
  3. 3. History of Michigan Quit Click Flag for History 
  4. 4. MI’s Fun Facts <ul><li>Capital:Lansing </li></ul><ul><li>State Bird: Robin </li></ul><ul><li>State Tree: White Pine </li></ul><ul><li>Known as “The Great Lakes State” or “The Wolverine State” </li></ul><ul><li>Michigan is home to 116 lighthouses </li></ul><ul><li>Michigan State Reptile: Painted Turtle </li></ul><ul><li>Michigan State Stone: Petoskey Stone </li></ul>Quit
  5. 5. The Great Lakes <ul><li>Michigan is surround by five Great Lakes; Lake Michigan, Huron, Ontario, Erie, and Superior. </li></ul><ul><li>These lakes make up one-fifth of the world’s fresh water supply and 95% of the U.S. supply. </li></ul><ul><li>The total coastline stretching between Canada and the U.S. totals up to 10,900 sq. miles with Michigan totaling 3,288 sq. miles alone. </li></ul>Quit Click Here for Map of Great Lakes
  6. 6. Map of Great Lakes Lake Superior Lake Michigan Lake Huron Lake Erie Lake Ontario Quit
  7. 7. Industry in Michigan <ul><li>Major industries include: Motor Vehicles and parts, Minerals, and Farming, and Tourism. </li></ul>Quit
  8. 8. Tourism in Michigan <ul><li>Some of MI’s most breath taking sights include the Pictured Rocks, Sleeping Bear Dunes, Tahquamenon Falls, Soo Locks and the Mackinac Bridge. </li></ul><ul><li>Michigan is home to hundreds of campgrounds and 99 state parks, making it an attractive place to take the perfect vacation. </li></ul>Quit
  9. 9. The Motor City <ul><li>Detriot is home to “The Big Three” car companies; Ford, General Motors, and Chrysler. </li></ul><ul><li>Detroit produces over one-fifth of all the cars, trucks and tractors made in the United States so it's sometimes called Motortown. Motown (a shortened pronunciation of Motortown) is also the name for a bouncy kind of music recorded in Detroit. </li></ul>Quit
  10. 10. Mackinac Bridge <ul><li>A four year project, the enormous suspension bridge was completed on November 1 st 1957 </li></ul><ul><li>This bridge stretches five miles in length as it is the only physical connection between the upper and lower peninsulas. </li></ul><ul><li>Over 42,000 Miles of wire in main cables </li></ul>Quit Click Picture for Video ->
  11. 11. State Motto and Song <ul><li>&quot;Si quaeris peninsulam amoenam, circumspice.&quot; (&quot;If you seek a pleasant peninsula, look about you.&quot;) </li></ul>Click Here for the State Song Quit
  12. 12. <ul><li>Michigan, My Michigan Written by: William Otto Miessner & Douglas M. Malloch </li></ul><ul><li>A song to thee, fair State of mine, Michigan, my Michigan; But greater song than this is thine, Michigan, my Michigan; The whisper of the forest tree, The thunder of the inland sea; Unite in one grand symphony Of Michigan, my Michigan. </li></ul><ul><li>I sing a State of all the best, Michigan, my Michigan; I sing a State with riches blest, Michigan, my Michigan; Thy mines unmask a hidden store, But richer thy historic lore, More great the love thy builders bore, Oh, Michigan, my Michigan. </li></ul><ul><li>How fair the bosom of thy lakes, Michigan, my Michigan; What melody each river makes; Michigan, my Michigan; As to thy lakes the rivers tend, Thy exiled children to thee send Devotion that shall never end, Oh, Michigan, my Michigan. </li></ul><ul><li>Thou rich in wealth makes a State, Michigan, my Michigan; Thou great in things that make us great, Michigan, my Michigan; Out loyal voices sound thy claim Upon the golden roll of fame Our loyal hands shall write the name Of Michigan, my Michigan. </li></ul>Click for Music Quit
  13. 13. Resources <ul><li>Detroit Production Statistics- http:// www.history.com/states.do?action = detail&state = MI&contentType = State_Fun_Facts&contentId =54453 </li></ul><ul><li>Bridge Video Link- http:// www.history.com/states.do?action = detail&state = MI&contentType = State_Video_Clips&contentId =54533 </li></ul><ul><li>More fun facts- http://www.classbrain.com/artstate/publish/article_496.shtml </li></ul><ul><li>Stuff about Bridge- http:// www.northerncountrymorels.com/michfacts.htm History of MI- http:// www.usgennet.org/usa/mi/state/mihis.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Flag- http:// www.theinmatelocator.com/images/michigan_flag.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>Satellite Photo- http:// gis.glin.net /#gallery </li></ul><ul><li>Song and Lyrics- http://www.50states.com/songs/michigan.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Mustang Photo- http://www.autoblog.com/media/2006/04/ROUSH_Stage3_Mustang_450.jpg </li></ul>Quit
  14. 14. Author’s Slide <ul><li>I’m Justin Hudson from Cedar Springs, MI and I’m currently a student here at Grand Valley State. </li></ul><ul><li>My major is Social Studies and I play football here at GVSU </li></ul><ul><li>I’m 19 years old and you may reach me via email at [email_address] </li></ul>Quit
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