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Monica Spinazzolo

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Transcript of Massachusetts

Massachusetts Capital : Boston
Abbreviation : MA
State Bird :Black-Capped Chickadee
State Flower : Epigaea Repens
State Animal : Boston Terrior
State Tree : American Elm
State Nickname : The Bay State
Became A State : February 6, 1788
Meaning : Great Hills Mouth. Geography Area of 10,555 Square Miles Massachusetts By : Monica
Spinazzolo. US History Two
Period Two. 5 Famous People John F. Kennedy Born May 29, 1917 In Brookline, Massachusetts. He Was In Office From January 20,
1961 Until The
Day Of His Assasination, November 22, 1963, In Dallas Texas J.F.K. Sr. Married Jacqueline Bouvier and Had 3 Kids: Caroline, John Jr. And Patrick Samuel F. B. Morse Born April 27, 1791 – April 2, 1872, In Charlestown, MA. Painter, Co Inventor Of A Single-Wire Telegraph System
-Inventor of The Morse Code. Benjamin Franklin Born: January 17, 1706, Boston
Died: April 17, 1790, Philadelphia Born: July 11, 1767, Braintree, MA.
Died: February 23, 1848, Washington, D.C John Quincy Adams Sixth President Of The United States (1825–1829). He Served As American Diplomat, Senator, and Congressional Representative. One of the Founding Fathers of the United States -Known For Inventing Bifocals & The Lightning Rod Boston, 617,594; Worcester, 181,045; Springfield, 153,060; Lowell, 106,519; Cambridge, 105,162; New Bedford, 95,072; Brockton, 93,180; Quincy, 92,271; Lynn, 90,329; Fall River, 88,857 10 Largest Cities -Land Mass: 7,801 sq. mi. -Water Mass: 2,754sq. mi. 14 counties in Massachusetts. Barnstable County
Berkshire County
Bristol County
Dukes County
Essex County
Franklin County
Hampshire County Middlesex County
Hampshire County.
Nantucket County
Norfolk County
Plymouth County
Suffolk County
Worcester County Economic Producers. All Pictures Taken From Google Images For Educational Purposes Only. :) Highest Point -Mt. Greylock Lowest Point 3,487 ft. Sea Level -The Atlantic Ocean 6,646,144 (2012) State Senators William M. Cowan Facts About Mass. Author & Illustrator Theodore Geisel (Dr. Seuss) Born: March 2, 1904, (Springfield)
Died: September 24, 1991 Elizabeth Warren Dr. Seuss Wrote & Illustrated 48 Childrens Books. one. Silly string is illegal in the city limits.
two. Snoring is prohibited unless all bedroom windows are closed and securely locked.
three. At a wake, mourners may eat no more than three sandwiches.
four. Children may smoke, but they may not purchase cigarettes.
five. In Boston - It is illegal to eat peanuts in church. 5 Laws In Boston one. Boston built the first subway system in the United States in 1897. 5 Interesting Facts two. 1891: The first basketball game was played in Springfield. three. The Boston Tea Party reenactment takes place in Boston Harbor every December 16th. four. The 3rd Monday in April is a legal holiday in Massachusetts called Patriot's Day. five. The official state dessert of Massachusetts is Boston cream pie. Livestock -Dairy products account for about 12% of Massachusetts' livestock products income. -Cattle and calves, aquaculture, chicken eggs, and turkeys are also important to the state. Crops -Greenhouse and nursery products (flowers, ornamental shrubs) are the primary source of farm income in Massachusetts. These products generate 35% of the state's total agricultural revenue.
-Cranberries rank second among the other crop products of the state. Massachusetts produces more than 25% of the cranberries grown in the nation. Population Hispanic White Black Asian Any Questions?
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