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A powerpoint designed to teach older elementary school students about the history of Michigan and features of it today.

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  1. 1. Michigan History, Characteristics, and Important Facts Sara Krajnik
  2. 2. History of Michigan <ul><li>Originally occupied by Indian Tribes </li></ul><ul><li>The word “Michigan” means… </li></ul><ul><li>French explorers built a fort at Sault St. Marie in 1618 </li></ul><ul><li>British took over Michigan after the French and Indian War in 1763 </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  3. 3. Post-Revolutionary War <ul><li>Michigan is a source of conflict </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  4. 4. What day did Michigan become a State? <ul><li>February 24, 1836 </li></ul><ul><li>January 26, 1837 </li></ul><ul><li>July 23, 1837 </li></ul><ul><li>October 30, 1839 </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Correct Date
  6. 6. The Great Lakes <ul><li>Can you name all 5? </li></ul><ul><li>What bridge connects the 2 peninsulas? </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  7. 7. Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie, and Ontario Connected by the Mackinac Bridge <ul><li> </li></ul>
  8. 8. Which of these is Michigan’s State Flag? l
  9. 9. State Symbols <ul><li>Flower </li></ul><ul><li>Tree </li></ul>
  10. 10. More State Symbols <ul><li>Bird </li></ul><ul><li>Mammal </li></ul>
  11. 11. More State Symbols <ul><li>Fish </li></ul><ul><li>Reptile </li></ul>
  12. 12. Last State Symbols <ul><li>Gem </li></ul><ul><li>Stone </li></ul>
  13. 13. State Motto
  14. 14. The Capitol <ul><li>Location </li></ul><ul><li>First Governor </li></ul><ul><li>Current Governor </li></ul>
  15. 15. Famous Places in Michigan <ul><li>Cereal City, Battle Creek </li></ul><ul><li>Sleeping Bear Dunes </li></ul>
  16. 16. Grand Rapids, MI <ul><li>Van Andel Museum </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Rosa Park Circle </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Frederick Meijer Gardens </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Gerald R. Ford Museum </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  17. 17. Detroit, MI <ul><li>Detroit Zoo </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Sports </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Detroit Institute of Arts </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  18. 18. Information other than Pictures <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>,1607,7-151-9622_11033_11151-67959--,00.html </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>