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West Virginia- Kendall and Chloe

  1. 1. Why you should visit West Virginia By: Chloe & Kendall
  2. 2. State Fun Facts <ul><li>Nickname: Mountain State </li></ul><ul><li>Bird: cardinal! </li></ul><ul><li>Flower: Rhododendron </li></ul><ul><li>Tree: Sugar Maple </li></ul><ul><li>Landmarks: Campbell mansion and Clover site </li></ul>
  3. 3. Geography <ul><li>What type of land? West Virginia has lots of mountains and hills. There are a lot of forests there. </li></ul><ul><li>Where is it located? West Virginia is located west of Virginia, east of Ohio, south of Pennsylvania, and north of Kentucky. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Basic Facts <ul><li>Capital: Charleston </li></ul><ul><li>Population:1,808,344 </li></ul><ul><li>Statehood: June 20 th , 1863 </li></ul><ul><li>Ethnicities who live there English, German, Irish, Dutch, African-American, Hispanic, and Latino </li></ul>
  5. 5. Industries and Crops <ul><li>The top industries in West Virginia include coal, chemicals, and biotech </li></ul>
  6. 6. History of the State <ul><li>In 1863, when states were seceding into the Confederate States of America, one part of Virginia wanted to secede, but the other part (West Virginia) didn’t want to secede, so the stare split up into two states; Virginia and West Virginia! </li></ul>
  7. 7. What to do in (West Virginia) <ul><li>Day 1:Land in Tri-State Airport </li></ul><ul><li>Day 2:Horseback-Riding in Oakhill </li></ul><ul><li>Day 3:Hank Williams tribute at the Clay Center in Princeston </li></ul>

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