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Visit Pennsylvania (USA)

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Our language assistant shows us around his home state

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Visit Pennsylvania (USA)

  1. 1. Visit Pennsylvania (And Elizabeth!) Elizabeth Therese Gaughan * English Language Assistant * IES La Arboleda
  2. 2. Where Is Pennsylvania?
  3. 3. PA Trivia <ul><li>Nickname: “ The Keystone State ” </li></ul><ul><li>State Motto: “Virtue, Liberty, and Independence” </li></ul><ul><li>State Bird: Ruffled Grouse </li></ul><ul><li>State Flower: Mountain Laurel </li></ul><ul><li>State Animal: Whitetail Deer </li></ul><ul><li>State Flag: </li></ul>
  4. 4. PA History <ul><li>PA was originally home to many Native American groups. </li></ul><ul><li>First Europeans were from Sweden, in 1643. </li></ul><ul><li>William Penn founded PA (“Penn’s Woods”) in 1681 as a place of religious freedom. </li></ul><ul><li>PA was one of the original 13 colonies. </li></ul><ul><li>PA was the 2 nd state to join the US. </li></ul><ul><li>Famous Pennsylvanians: James Buchanan, Noam Chomsky, Benjamin Franklin, Grace Kelly </li></ul>
  5. 5. Places to Go: Philadelphia <ul><li>Largest city in PA </li></ul><ul><li>6 th largest city in US </li></ul><ul><li>Former capital of US </li></ul>
  6. 6. Places to Go: Lancaster
  7. 7. Places to Go: Other Historical <ul><li>Valley Forge </li></ul>Scranton Gettysburg Harrisburg
  8. 8. Things to See: Attractions <ul><li>Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater </li></ul>HersheyPARK Skiing

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