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State Report

Kayla Hama

on 18 June 2013

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By Kayla Hama
Economy and Education
Ohio was the seventeenth state ordered into admittance into statehood on March 1, 1803 (3/1/1803)
Ohio was founded in the year of 1708 by a man named Manasseh Cutler
Ohio is named after the Ohio River. The Iroquois Indians called the river the O-hy-o, which means “something great”or“Great River”
The state flag was founded in 1902. The large blue triangle represents Ohio's hills and valleys, and the stripes represent roads and waterways. The 13 stars grouped about the circle represent the original states of the union; the 4 stars added to the peak of the triangle symbolize that Ohio was the 17th state admitted to the union. The white circle with its red center not only represents the "O" in Ohio, but also suggests Ohio's famous nickname, "The Buckeye State"
Ohio’s state seal was adopted in 1996. Ohio is known for many things such as the state bird is the cardinal, its nickname is the Buckeye state (and what it’s known for), its motto is With God, All Things are Possible, the state mammal is the white-tailed deer, the state flower is the red carnation, the insect is the ladybug, the reptile is the black racer (a type of snake), the stone is flint, the tree is Buckeye, the wild-flower is white trillium, the state fruit is the paw paw, and the song is “Beautiful Ohio”
Visitor's Guide
Ohio has many major lakes and rivers such as Alum Creed, Berlin, Buckeye, Burr Oak, Caesar Creek, Dillion, Erie, Grand Lake Saint Mary’s, Indians, Mosquito, Piedmont, Rocky Fork, Salt Fork, Seneca,Tappan, Auglaize, Chagrin, Cuyahoga, Grand, Great Miami, Hocking, Huron, Little Miami, Maumee, Muskingum, Ohio, Olentangy, Portage, Sandusky, Scioto, Tuscarawas, and Vermilion
Ohio's bordering states are Michigan (to the north), Pennsylvania and West Virginia (to the east), West Virginia and Kentucky (to the south), and Indiana (to the west)
It also has a high point, 1,549 feet above sea level at the intersection at Campbell Hill in Country, and a low point, 455 feet above sea level at the intersection of the Ohio and Miami rivers in Hamilton County
The greatest distance North and South is 205 miles; greatest distance East to West is 230 miles
The coldest recorded temperature was -39 degrees Fahrenheit at Milligan on February 10, 1899, and the hottest recorded temperature was 113 degrees Fahrenheit at Gallipolis on July 21, 1834
Ohio has many large compinaies such asKey Banks, Grange, Goodyear, Wendy’s, Macy’s Inc., and First Emergency
Ohio’s agriculture includes cottage cheese, milk sherbet, grapes, ice cream, tobacco, all cheese, apples, hog and pig production, oats, cabbage, and strawberries
The state of Ohio is a major producer of machines, tires, rubber products, steel, processed food, tools, and other manufactured goods
Ohio also has many universities such as Ohio University, Ohio State University, Kent State university, University of Akron, University of Cincinnati, Cleveland State University, Miami University, University of Toledo, Bowling Green State University, Ashland University, Shawnee State University, University of Dayton, Capital University, Xavier University, Oberlin College, Baldwin College, and Marietta College
Ohio's government consists of the legislative branch; the executive branch; and the judicial branch
The legislative branch is made up of two houses, the senate and the House of Representatives. In the legislative branch they make laws
The executive branch is made up of six officers selected state-wide. The six officers in the executive branch include the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, the Attorney General, the Secretary of State, the Auditor of State, and the Treasurer of State. In the executive branch they administer laws
The judicial branch is headed by the Supreme Court, which has one chief justice and six associate justices. In the judicial branch they interpret and enforce laws
Ohio’s governor is John Kasich. He was born on May 13, 1952, is sixty years old, and is part of the Republican Party. In the House of Representatives he represented Ohio’s twelfth congressional district from 1983 to 2001
Ohio’s senators are Rob Portman, Cliff Hide, and Sherrod Brown
There are ninety-nine members in the House of Representatives, and thirty-three members in the senate
Ohio has many exciting and interesting tourist attractions such asToledo Museum of Art, Kelleys Island, Thomas Edison Birthplace Museum, The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Headlands Beach State Park, Cuyahoga Valley National Recreation Area, Burchfield Homestead Museum, Inventure Pro Football Hall of Fame, German Culture Museum, Schoenbrumn Village, Campus Martius Museum, Neil Armstrong Air and Space Museum, Ohio Historical Center and Ohio Village, Great Serpent Mound, National Afro- American Museum and Cultural Center, National Museum of the United States of America Air Force, and Cedar Bog Natural Preserve
Ohio also has many state National Parks such as Hocking Hills State Park, Hopewell Culture National Historical Park, and Aviation Heritage Historical Park
Some places you should visit are (Amusement parks/ theme parks) Cedar Point, Coney Island Amusement Park, Kings Island, Memphis Kiddie Park, Stricker’s Grove, Jungle Jacks, Six Flags Ohio, Busch Gardens Ohio, I-X Center, (Waterparks) The Beach, Geauga Lake’s Wild Water Kingdom, Soak City, Zoomberi Bay Water Park (formally Wyandot Lake), Fort Rapids, Great Wolf Lodge, Castaway Bay, Kalahari Water Park, (Zoos) African Safari Wildlife Park, Akron Zoological Park, Cincinnati Zoo, Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, Noah’s Lost Ark Animal Sanctuary, Toledo Zoo, and The Wilds
I hope that you have learned exciting and fascinating information about the state Ohio and that you enjoyed my state report presentation. That’s what I learned about the state Ohio’s history, geography, economy, education, government, and visitors guide.
My state is Ohio and I am going to introduce you to information all about my state. The following paragraphs are all about my history, geography, government, economy, education, and visitors guide on the state Ohio. I hope you enjoy it.
Meet the Author

Kayla Akemi Hama was born in Laguna Hills, California on September 5, 2002. She now lives in IRvine California. Her loving parents are Emiko T. Hama, and Ryan C. Hama. She is ten years old and has written and typed many amazing stories. She hopes you enjoy her writing. Read more about her and her life.
When Kayla was in preschool she did sports such as T-ball, Basketball, Swimming, and Gymnastics. She has also done ballet and tap-dancing with a teacher named Mr. Archer.
When she was in preschool she met a lot of very nice friends. Their names are Chloe, Katherine, Grace, Megan, Tiana, Aishu, Isabella, and Kaylee. She has also Deerfield Elementary School since Kindergsrten, and is now in the fifth grade, in Mrs. Lipinski's class. Her best friends at school are Charlene, Faith, Sasha, Abby, Shenelle, and Jeffrey.
Her hobbies are reading, listening to music, and drawing. She also likes to hang-out with her friends and enjoys doing activities wih her family.
She hopes you learned a lot about her and her life. She hopes you enjoy her work.
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