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Michigan

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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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Michigan

  1. 1. Michigan History, Characteristics, and Important Facts Sara Krajnik http://reformimmigrationforamerica.org/blog/wp-content/uploads/michigan.gif
  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>http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0108228.html </li></ul>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:MichiganIndianTribes.svg
  3. 3. Post-Revolutionary War <ul><li>Michigan is a source of conflict </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.1812kentuckybattleflag.com/picts/1812_us_map_large.jpg </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>http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0108228.html </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>http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mackinac_Bridge_Mod_1.jpg </li></ul>
  7. 7. Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie, and Ontario Connected by the Mackinac Bridge <ul><li>http://www.davidarichie.com/lighthouses/index.html </li></ul>
  8. 8. Which of these is Michigan’s State Flag? http://www.barrywebster.com/Michigan/Michigan%20State%20Facts/Text%20Files/MISF.html http://www.statesymbolsusa.org/Connecticut/flag_CT.htm l http://www.50states.com/flag/maflag.htm
  9. 9. State Symbols <ul><li>Flower </li></ul><ul><li>Tree </li></ul>http://www.lrudel.com/images/whitepine.jpg http://www.statesymbolsusa.org/Michigan/flower_appleblossom.html
  10. 10. More State Symbols <ul><li>Bird </li></ul><ul><li>Mammal </li></ul>http://www.michiganfilmoffice.org/cm/images/content/robin.jpg http://www.statesymbolsusa.org/IMAGES/Arkansas/white-tailed-deer-fawn.jpg
  11. 11. More State Symbols <ul><li>Fish </li></ul><ul><li>Reptile </li></ul>http://www.fishweb.com/recreation/fishing/fishfacts/fish/brooktrout/brooktrout.html http://www.michiganfilmoffice.org/cm/images/content/PaintedTurtle.jpg
  12. 12. Last State Symbols <ul><li>Gem </li></ul><ul><li>Stone </li></ul>http://www.statesymbolsusa.org/Michigan/gemChlorastrolite.html http://www.michiganfilmoffice.org/cm/images/content/Petoskey2.jpg
  13. 13. State Motto http://www.twoeyeballs.com/art/zenphoto/the-fifty-u/michigan.jpg.php
  14. 14. The Capitol <ul><li>Location </li></ul><ul><li>First Governor </li></ul><ul><li>Current Governor </li></ul>http://www.planetware.com/i/photo/state-capitol-lansing-mi288.jpg
  15. 15. Famous Places in Michigan <ul><li>Cereal City, Battle Creek </li></ul><ul><li>Sleeping Bear Dunes </li></ul>http://pics4.city-data.com/cpicc/cfiles19567.jpg http://www.summitpost.org/area/range/298231/sleeping-bear-dunes-national-lakeshore.html
  16. 16. Grand Rapids, MI <ul><li>Van Andel Museum </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.weddingmapper.com/plan/vendor/mi/hudsonville/attractions_entertainment/van_andel_museum_centerpublic_museum/43256?geocoded=g </li></ul><ul><li>Rosa Park Circle </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.michigan.org/city/Default.aspx?city=G3095 </li></ul><ul><li>Frederick Meijer Gardens </li></ul><ul><li>http://activerain.com/blogsview/446326/frederick-meijer-gardens-planning-7-6-million-major-renovation- </li></ul><ul><li>Gerald R. Ford Museum </li></ul><ul><li>http://michigansweetspot.com/2007/07/ </li></ul>
  17. 17. Detroit, MI <ul><li>Detroit Zoo </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.bigcat.com/zoos.aspx </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Sports </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.lookupdetroit.com/metro-interests/sports-and-recreation/58-sports-a-recreation/530-2009-a-year-of-heartbreaks-for-detroit-sports-fans </li></ul><ul><li>Detroit Institute of Arts </li></ul><ul><li>http://detroit1701.org/Detroit%20Institute%20of%20Art.html </li></ul>
  18. 18. Information other than Pictures <ul><li>http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0108228.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.michigan.gov/mdot/0,1607,7-151-9622_11033_11151-67959--,00.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.50states.com/facts/michigan.htm </li></ul>

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