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New England Braeken Greet Campenaerts Margot Deroey Lien De Win Leen
Introduction <ul><li>Situated in the Northeast of the USA </li></ul><ul><li>We will talk about: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hist...
History <ul><li>1607 colonies in the South </li></ul><ul><li>King James -> Jamestown </li></ul><ul><li>Make quick profit <...
History <ul><li>Slavery </li></ul><ul><li>1602 colonies in the North </li></ul><ul><li>Plymouth Rock </li></ul><ul><li>Pil...
Geography <ul><li>Lakes, swamps and  </li></ul><ul><li>sandy beaches </li></ul><ul><li>Mountain ranges and  </li></ul><ul>...
Climate <ul><li>Unpredictability </li></ul><ul><li>Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont: Humid continental short summer climat...
Fauna and Flora <ul><li>Many different wild animals </li></ul><ul><li>Maine has a lot of lakes </li></ul><ul><li>Coyotes h...
Fauna and Flora
State Maine <ul><li>Northeast of the USA </li></ul><ul><li>Captital is Augusta </li></ul><ul><li>Called “the Pine Tree Sta...
State of Maine
City Augusta <ul><li>Located on the Kennebec River </li></ul>
Pine Tree State Arboretum <ul><li>Pine Tree State Arboretum: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Appreciation, enjoyment, recreation,......
City Portland <ul><li>Biggest city of the State Maine </li></ul><ul><li>Financial and retail capital </li></ul><ul><li>One...
Portland Head <ul><li>Situated on the shores of Fort William’s Park </li></ul><ul><li>The museum </li></ul>
Portland breakwater light <ul><li>Small lighthouse in South Portland </li></ul><ul><li>Built in 1855 </li></ul><ul><li>Lig...
Moosehead Lake <ul><li>Huge wildlife population </li></ul><ul><li>Action adventure or a chance to relax </li></ul><ul><li>...
Mount Katahdin <ul><li>Mount Katahdin: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Highest mountain in Maine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Glacier ...
State Massachusetts <ul><li>‘ mes-atsu-s-et’ </li></ul><ul><li>Harvard and MIT </li></ul><ul><li>Berkshire region </li></u...
Massachusetts
Berkshire Region <ul><li>Region in western Massachusetts </li></ul><ul><li>Mountains </li></ul><ul><li>Mohawk trail </li><...
Central Region <ul><li>Historic villages </li></ul><ul><li>Farms, fruit orchards </li></ul><ul><li>Old Sturbridge village ...
North Shore Region <ul><li>Yachting to whale hunting </li></ul><ul><li>Fine art </li></ul><ul><li>Colonial history </li></...
Boston Region <ul><li>Cradle of American history </li></ul><ul><li>Freedom Trail </li></ul><ul><li>Emerald Necklace </li><...
South Shore Region <ul><li>Plymouth </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Plymouth Rock </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pilgrim hall museum </l...
Cape God
State New Hampshire <ul><li>Capital is Concord </li></ul><ul><li>Granite State </li></ul><ul><li>Mount Washington </li></u...
State New Hampshire
State Vermont <ul><li>Capital is Montpellier </li></ul><ul><li>No coastline </li></ul><ul><li>Lake Champlain </li></ul><ul...
State Vermont
State Rhode Island <ul><li>Capital is Providence </li></ul><ul><li>The smallest State of New England </li></ul><ul><li>Fir...
State Rhode Island
Blackstone Valley <ul><li>Blackstone Valley: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>America’s Industrial  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Revolu...
Block Island <ul><li>Block Island: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Seaside Resort </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>One of the last Twelve ...
East Bay <ul><li>Best-Kept travel secrets </li></ul><ul><li>British and Colonial heritage </li></ul>
Newport <ul><li>America’s Cup yacht racing </li></ul><ul><li>Gilded Age mansions </li></ul><ul><li>Summer cottages </li></...
Providence <ul><li>Capital </li></ul><ul><li>Abundance of historic and cultural attractions </li></ul><ul><li>Colonial, Fe...
Warwick <ul><li>Shopping mecca </li></ul><ul><li>Water recreation </li></ul><ul><li>South county: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Se...
South County <ul><li>Seaside activities </li></ul><ul><li>History </li></ul><ul><li>Culture </li></ul><ul><li>Nature </li>...
State Connecticut <ul><li>‘ the river Connecticut’  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>‘ Kwenikekot’ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Fairfield S...
Connecticut
Fairfield <ul><li>Beautiful mansions </li></ul><ul><li>Rodeo drive of the  </li></ul><ul><li>Northeast </li></ul><ul><li>B...
Hartford <ul><li>Historical building </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Old state house </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Center church </li><...
Litchfield <ul><li>Peaceful corner in the </li></ul><ul><li>NW of Connecticut </li></ul><ul><li>Luxury holiday for all  </...
Mystic <ul><li>19th-century village  </li></ul><ul><li>Casino razzle-dazzle </li></ul><ul><li>The quiet corner of the  </l...
New Haven <ul><li>Fine arte </li></ul><ul><li>Outlet shopping </li></ul><ul><li>Art and architecture </li></ul><ul><ul><li...
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  1. 1. New England Braeken Greet Campenaerts Margot Deroey Lien De Win Leen
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>Situated in the Northeast of the USA </li></ul><ul><li>We will talk about: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>History of the region </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Geografy and climate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fauna and Flora </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The 6 States </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A short summary </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. History <ul><li>1607 colonies in the South </li></ul><ul><li>King James -> Jamestown </li></ul><ul><li>Make quick profit </li></ul><ul><li>Look for gold </li></ul><ul><li>Tobacco Plantations </li></ul>
  4. 4. History <ul><li>Slavery </li></ul><ul><li>1602 colonies in the North </li></ul><ul><li>Plymouth Rock </li></ul><ul><li>Pilgrims </li></ul><ul><li>Thanksgiving </li></ul>
  5. 5. Geography <ul><li>Lakes, swamps and </li></ul><ul><li>sandy beaches </li></ul><ul><li>Mountain ranges and </li></ul><ul><li>rocky hills </li></ul><ul><li>Mount Washington, </li></ul><ul><li>1917 m </li></ul><ul><li>Connecticut River </li></ul>
  6. 6. Climate <ul><li>Unpredictability </li></ul><ul><li>Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont: Humid continental short summer climate </li></ul><ul><li>Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island: Humid continental long summer climate </li></ul>
  7. 7. Fauna and Flora <ul><li>Many different wild animals </li></ul><ul><li>Maine has a lot of lakes </li></ul><ul><li>Coyotes have increased </li></ul><ul><li>Acadia National Park: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>On Mount Desert Island </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Meadows, Marches and Forests </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The National Park Service (NPS) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Acitivities in Acadia </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Fauna and Flora
  9. 9. State Maine <ul><li>Northeast of the USA </li></ul><ul><li>Captital is Augusta </li></ul><ul><li>Called “the Pine Tree State” </li></ul><ul><li>Mount Katahdin </li></ul><ul><li>Biggest State of New England </li></ul><ul><li>Area takes up 86.542 km 2 </li></ul>
  10. 10. State of Maine
  11. 11. City Augusta <ul><li>Located on the Kennebec River </li></ul>
  12. 12. Pine Tree State Arboretum <ul><li>Pine Tree State Arboretum: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Appreciation, enjoyment, recreation,... </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Open seven days a week, free of charge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A five-mile rail system </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plant collection over </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>300 species </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. City Portland <ul><li>Biggest city of the State Maine </li></ul><ul><li>Financial and retail capital </li></ul><ul><li>One of the few working waterfronts </li></ul><ul><li>Second largest fishing port </li></ul><ul><li>The Art District </li></ul><ul><li>Top Ten places to live in America </li></ul>
  14. 14. Portland Head <ul><li>Situated on the shores of Fort William’s Park </li></ul><ul><li>The museum </li></ul>
  15. 15. Portland breakwater light <ul><li>Small lighthouse in South Portland </li></ul><ul><li>Built in 1855 </li></ul><ul><li>Light is still active </li></ul>
  16. 16. Moosehead Lake <ul><li>Huge wildlife population </li></ul><ul><li>Action adventure or a chance to relax </li></ul><ul><li>Place which has not changed over the years </li></ul>
  17. 17. Mount Katahdin <ul><li>Mount Katahdin: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Highest mountain in Maine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Glacier effects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Appalachian Trail </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. State Massachusetts <ul><li>‘ mes-atsu-s-et’ </li></ul><ul><li>Harvard and MIT </li></ul><ul><li>Berkshire region </li></ul><ul><li>Central region </li></ul><ul><li>North shore region </li></ul><ul><li>Boston region </li></ul><ul><li>South shore region </li></ul><ul><li>Cape God </li></ul>
  19. 19. Massachusetts
  20. 20. Berkshire Region <ul><li>Region in western Massachusetts </li></ul><ul><li>Mountains </li></ul><ul><li>Mohawk trail </li></ul>
  21. 21. Central Region <ul><li>Historic villages </li></ul><ul><li>Farms, fruit orchards </li></ul><ul><li>Old Sturbridge village </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Living history museum’ </li></ul>
  22. 22. North Shore Region <ul><li>Yachting to whale hunting </li></ul><ul><li>Fine art </li></ul><ul><li>Colonial history </li></ul><ul><li>Salem 1692 </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Witch trails’ </li></ul>
  23. 23. Boston Region <ul><li>Cradle of American history </li></ul><ul><li>Freedom Trail </li></ul><ul><li>Emerald Necklace </li></ul>
  24. 24. South Shore Region <ul><li>Plymouth </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Plymouth Rock </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pilgrim hall museum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plymouth plantation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pilgrim village with </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mayflower II </li></ul></ul>
  25. 25. Cape God
  26. 26. State New Hampshire <ul><li>Capital is Concord </li></ul><ul><li>Granite State </li></ul><ul><li>Mount Washington </li></ul><ul><li>Coastline is only </li></ul><ul><li>30 km long </li></ul><ul><li>Isles of Shoals </li></ul><ul><li>Lake Region: </li></ul><ul><li>Lake Winnipesaukee </li></ul>
  27. 27. State New Hampshire
  28. 28. State Vermont <ul><li>Capital is Montpellier </li></ul><ul><li>No coastline </li></ul><ul><li>Lake Champlain </li></ul><ul><li>Green Mountain State </li></ul>
  29. 29. State Vermont
  30. 30. State Rhode Island <ul><li>Capital is Providence </li></ul><ul><li>The smallest State of New England </li></ul><ul><li>First of the 13 colonies to declare independency </li></ul><ul><li>Little Rhody </li></ul>
  31. 31. State Rhode Island
  32. 32. Blackstone Valley <ul><li>Blackstone Valley: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>America’s Industrial </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Revolution </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blackstone River </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Working-class families </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>and immigrants </li></ul></ul>
  33. 33. Block Island <ul><li>Block Island: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Seaside Resort </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>One of the last Twelve Great </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Places in the Western </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hemisphere </li></ul></ul>
  34. 34. East Bay <ul><li>Best-Kept travel secrets </li></ul><ul><li>British and Colonial heritage </li></ul>
  35. 35. Newport <ul><li>America’s Cup yacht racing </li></ul><ul><li>Gilded Age mansions </li></ul><ul><li>Summer cottages </li></ul><ul><li>Mix of colonial heritage, </li></ul><ul><li>beaches, waterfront and </li></ul><ul><li>cultural attractions </li></ul><ul><li>Four-seasons destination </li></ul>
  36. 36. Providence <ul><li>Capital </li></ul><ul><li>Abundance of historic and cultural attractions </li></ul><ul><li>Colonial, Federal, Greek </li></ul><ul><li>revival and Victorian </li></ul><ul><li>houses </li></ul><ul><li>Attractions for the </li></ul><ul><li>experts of the arts </li></ul>
  37. 37. Warwick <ul><li>Shopping mecca </li></ul><ul><li>Water recreation </li></ul><ul><li>South county: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Seaside activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>History </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Culture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nature </li></ul></ul>
  38. 38. South County <ul><li>Seaside activities </li></ul><ul><li>History </li></ul><ul><li>Culture </li></ul><ul><li>Nature </li></ul>
  39. 39. State Connecticut <ul><li>‘ the river Connecticut’ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>‘ Kwenikekot’ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Fairfield Southwest </li></ul><ul><li>Hartford Central </li></ul><ul><li>Litchfield Northwest </li></ul><ul><li>Mystic Eastern </li></ul><ul><li>New Haven South central </li></ul>
  40. 40. Connecticut
  41. 41. Fairfield <ul><li>Beautiful mansions </li></ul><ul><li>Rodeo drive of the </li></ul><ul><li>Northeast </li></ul><ul><li>Barnum Museum in </li></ul><ul><li>Bridgeport </li></ul><ul><li>Bruce Museum in </li></ul><ul><li>Greenwich </li></ul><ul><li>Lockwook-Mathews </li></ul><ul><li>Mansion Museum Norwalk </li></ul>
  42. 42. Hartford <ul><li>Historical building </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Old state house </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Center church </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wadsworth Atheneum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Home of Mark Twain </li></ul></ul>
  43. 43. Litchfield <ul><li>Peaceful corner in the </li></ul><ul><li>NW of Connecticut </li></ul><ul><li>Luxury holiday for all </li></ul><ul><li>the 4 seasons </li></ul><ul><li>Hiking and bicycling </li></ul><ul><li>Drives along Route 7 </li></ul><ul><li>Comfortables inns </li></ul>
  44. 44. Mystic <ul><li>19th-century village </li></ul><ul><li>Casino razzle-dazzle </li></ul><ul><li>The quiet corner of the </li></ul><ul><li>state </li></ul>
  45. 45. New Haven <ul><li>Fine arte </li></ul><ul><li>Outlet shopping </li></ul><ul><li>Art and architecture </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Yale university </li></ul></ul>
  46. 46. Summary

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