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Taking a walk along the east coast

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Brief presentation on the US eastern states.

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Taking a walk along the east coast

  1. 1. Taking a walk along the US eastern coast
  2. 2. The US easterncoast From …………, in the very north, to …….., in the south, the Atlantic ocean is down there!
  3. 3. From Maine… to Florida
  4. 4. Where are we? Find the state
  5. 5. What were the original 13 eastern colonies that became the first US states?
  6. 6. What about theeastern states known as New England?
  7. 7. The people who settled the New England Colonies were called …
  8. 8. Pilgrims
  9. 9. Pilgrims celebrate Thanksgiving, Why?
  10. 10. In the United States, the Thanksgiving holiday tradition traces its origins to 1621 and was prompted by the colonists leaders on the anniversary of the settlement.
  11. 11. 1.This is …
  12. 12. Boston, Massachussets Boston is regarded as the unofficial "Capital of New England" for its economic and cultural impact on the entire New England region.
  13. 13. Trimountaine was the original name given by European settlersto the peninsula that would later be incorporated as the city of Boston. The American Revolution erupted there!
  14. 14. 2. And this is …
  15. 15. Bar Harbor, Maine Although Maine is not considered to be part of New England, it was settled by the same time as the rest of the first territories. Welcome to the land of the moose, the lobster and the …. mosquitoes!
  16. 16. 3. This is part of the old NewAmsterdam state. How is it callednowadays?
  17. 17. New York traces its roots to its 1624founding as a trading post by colonists ofthe Dutch Republic, and was namedNew Amsterdam in 1626.
  18. 18. 4. Philadelphia was theconstitution birthplace:
  19. 19. Philadelphia was founded on October 27, 1682 by William Penn, who planned acity along the Delaware River to serve as a port and place forgovernment. He gave the nameto the state of PENNSYLVANIA
  20. 20. 5. Which of the eastern states isthe most “scientific”?
  21. 21. Delaware The state ranks second in civilian scientists and engineers as a percentage of the workforce and number of patents issued to companies or individuals per 1,000 workers
  22. 22. 6. It was named after QueenHenrietta Maria…
  23. 23. And its current name is …
  24. 24. Maryland, land of Mary Maryland is one of the mostenvironmentally friendly states in the country. In 2007,Forbes.com rated Maryland asthe fifth "Greenest" state in the country
  25. 25. 6. Where there are plantations galore?
  26. 26. Charleston, in The Carolinas, a term used in the United States to refer collectively to the states of North and South Carolina. The province, named "Carolina" to honor King Charles I of England, was divided into South Carolina and North Carolina in 1729
  27. 27. 7. This is the “Gone with the wind…” stateSavannah
  28. 28. Georgia. Georgia is the largest state east of the Mississippi River in terms of land area. The most popular and famous novel has probably been Margaret Mitchells Gone with the Wind, also the basis of a wildly successful movie.
  29. 29. 8. The very south is apeninsula:
  30. 30. Florida: The first European contact was made in 1513 by Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León – who named it La Florida("Flowery Land") upon landing there during the Easter season, Pascua Florida

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