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North Carolina-Sophie and Hannah

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North Carolina-Sophie and Hannah

  1. 1. Why you should visit North Carolina By: Sophie And Hannah
  2. 2. State Fun Facts <ul><li>Nickname: Tar Heal State </li></ul><ul><li>Bird: Cardinal </li></ul><ul><li>Flower: Dog wood blossom </li></ul><ul><li>Tree: Long leaf pine </li></ul><ul><li>Landmarks: Wright Brothers National historic Site </li></ul><ul><li>State Gemstone: Emerald </li></ul>
  3. 3. Geography <ul><li>Where is it located? </li></ul><ul><li>A: North Carolina is in the south eastern United states, and is located right under Virginia. </li></ul><ul><li>Boarders: Virginia, Tennessee, Georgia, and South Carolina. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Basic Facts <ul><li>Capital: Raleigh </li></ul><ul><li>Population: 100% </li></ul><ul><li>Statehood: </li></ul><ul><li>Ethnicity: </li></ul>
  5. 5. Industries and Crops <ul><li>North Carolina farmers grow cotton, tobacco, and soybeans. Live stock farmers raise cattle, sheep, and pigs. </li></ul><ul><li>Some natural recourses and manufactured goods are: Clay, crushed stone, wooden furniture and machines. </li></ul>
  6. 6. History of the State <ul><li>In ancient times the eastern half of the state was under water and sharks roamed the waters. </li></ul><ul><li>In the 1580’s, the British enabled two colonies in North Carolina, which both failed. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1586, the colonies were forced to return to England due to hardships. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Places to go t hi n g s t o d o <ul><li>Blue ridge parkway is in the Appalachian Mountains and has a great swinging bridge that is fun to walk on. </li></ul><ul><li>Parmount’s Carowinds is a great place to spend the day if you like adventure and fun. This Theme park has whooping and twisting rides that are always a thrill </li></ul><ul><li>Duck Beach is a popular public beach and a great place to spend the day if you like surf, sand, and sun! </li></ul>