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  1. 1. Georgia By Rostin Tammen 3-27-0 9
  2. 2. Facts About Georgia <ul><li>The capital is Atlanta which happens to be the largest city in Georgia. </li></ul><ul><li>The Abbreviation for Georgia is GA </li></ul><ul><li>There are at least 11 colleges </li></ul><ul><li>5. Georgia was “admitted to union” on January 2, 1788 </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>It can be known as the Peach State </li></ul><ul><li>The total area is 59,441 square mile </li></ul><ul><li>57,919 square miles of that are land </li></ul><ul><li>1,522 Square miles of it are water </li></ul><ul><li>The highest point there is at 4,784 feet </li></ul>
  4. 4. Fun Facts <ul><li>The average lifetime for a person from 1979-1981 was 72.22 </li></ul><ul><li>The movie “ Smoky and the Bandit ” was filmed partially in it </li></ul>
  5. 5. State Motto <ul><li>The State Motto is – Wisdom, Justice, and Moderation </li></ul><ul><li>It was adopted in 1799 </li></ul>
  6. 6. State Song <ul><li>The State song is “Georgia on My Mind” </li></ul>
  7. 7. Largest Town/Cities in Georgia <ul><li>Population of April of 2000 </li></ul><ul><li>Atlanta - 416,474 </li></ul><ul><li>Augusta – 199,775 </li></ul><ul><li>Columbus - 186,291 </li></ul><ul><li>Savannah - 131,510 </li></ul><ul><li>Athens - 101,489 </li></ul><ul><li>Macon - 97,255 </li></ul>
  8. 8. Atlanta <ul><li>It is the capital of Georgia (obviously) </li></ul><ul><li>It has 41 public golf courses, </li></ul><ul><li>54 public parks, </li></ul><ul><li>And 32 streets with the name “Peachtree” </li></ul><ul><li>The tallest building in the Southeast, the “Nations Bank Plaza,” 55 stories tall (1,023 feet) </li></ul><ul><li>The tallest hotel in the western hemisphere, the “Westin Peachtree Plaza,” 73 stories </li></ul>
  9. 9. Columbus <ul><li>It is the Third biggest city in Georgia </li></ul><ul><li>The headquarters for Aflac and Synovus are located in Columbus </li></ul><ul><li>Columbus is the home for the U.S. sniper training school </li></ul><ul><li>It was founded in 1828 </li></ul><ul><li>It was nicknamed “The Lowell of the South” </li></ul>
  10. 10. Athens <ul><li>It’s the fifth biggest city. </li></ul><ul><li>You can find an Athens in 14 other states </li></ul>
  11. 11. Macon <ul><li>It was founded in 1823 on the banks of the Ocmulgee River </li></ul><ul><li>During the cold months, the low is usually around 20 F and the high is around 66 F </li></ul><ul><li>During the warm months, the low is around 80 F and the high is around 100 F </li></ul>
  12. 12. Population
  13. 13. Population <ul><li>Total population-9,544,750 </li></ul><ul><li>Caucasian population-6,261,356 </li></ul><ul><li>African American population-2,863,425 </li></ul><ul><li>American Indian, Alaskan Native population-28,634 </li></ul><ul><li>Asian population-267,253 </li></ul><ul><li>Native Hawaiian and/or Other Pacific Islander-around 9,544 </li></ul><ul><li>There are more there, just to many to list </li></ul>
  14. 14. Places to Visit <ul><li>Atlanta. I think anyone who visits a state should at least see the capital. </li></ul><ul><li>Columbus. I like it because it is full of historic and entertaining attractions. (Don’t be confused with Columbus Ohio) </li></ul><ul><li>Savannah. It has to be one of the prettiest places there. It is right up along the river. </li></ul><ul><li>Helen. It is a very s c e n i c town. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Colleges in Georgia <ul><li>This is a list of some of the Colleges. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1. University of Phoenix </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2. America InterContinenal University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3. Sanford Brown Institute </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4. The Art Institute of Atlanta </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5. Argosy University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>6. Brown Mackie College </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>7. South University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>8. Strayer University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>9. Everest institute </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>10.Bauder College </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>11.Westwood College </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Georgia Sports Teams <ul><li>Armstrong Atlantic St Pirates – Atlanta </li></ul><ul><li>Columbus St Cougars – Columbus </li></ul><ul><li>Georgia Bulldogs – Athens </li></ul><ul><li>Georgia Southern Eagles – Statesboro </li></ul><ul><li>Georgia Southwestern St Hurricanes – Americus </li></ul><ul><li>Georgia St – Atlanta </li></ul><ul><li>Georgia Tech Ramblin Wreck – Atlanta </li></ul>
  17. 17. Famous People born in Georgia <ul><li>Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. </li></ul><ul><li>The DeForest Kelley, aka, Bones </li></ul><ul><li>Ray Charles </li></ul><ul><li>Little Richard </li></ul><ul><li>Otis Redding </li></ul><ul><li>Jimmy Carter </li></ul>
  18. 18. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. <ul><li>(1929-1958) </li></ul><ul><li>You know who he is </li></ul>
  19. 19. DeForest Kelly <ul><li>(1920-1999) </li></ul><ul><li>He was best known from “Star Trek” as Bones </li></ul>
  20. 20. Steve Stearns <ul><li>He was my science teacher last year </li></ul>
  21. 21. Hunting <ul><li>Here are some different prices </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Alligator - $50.00 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Deer – $9.00 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Turkey - $9.00 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bear - $9.00 </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. Bibliography <ul><li> population facts </li></ul><ul><li> colleges </li></ul><ul><li> facts about georgia </li></ul><ul><li> Famous People </li></ul><ul><li> Georgia sports teams </li></ul>
  23. 23. Bibliography <ul><li> facts on Columbus </li></ul><ul><li>http:// = en&q = aflac&um =1&ie=UTF-8&sa= N&tab = wi aflac picture </li></ul><ul><li>http:// = en&q =Helen%20Georgia&um=1&ie=UTF-8&sa= N&tab = wi picture of Helen </li></ul>
  24. 24. Bibliography <ul><li>http:// facts on Atlanta </li></ul><ul><li> peach picture </li></ul>