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Washington D.C. By:Tyler W.
Transcript of Washington D.C. By:Tyler W.
*Washington Redskins (NFL)
*D.C. United (MLS)
*State Flower:American Beauty Rose
*State tree:Scarlet Oak
*There is no capitol for Washington D.C.
*Most of the famous monuments are in D.C.
*It is mostly surrounded by Maryland
*The state song is The Star Spangled Banner
*It holds the Government for the whole U.S.A.! (cool!)
Washington D.C. By:Tyler W.
*Most of the very important laws are
made in the Capitol
*It is used as the meeting chambers
for the house of representatives
*It was started in 1793
*On August 24,1814, British troops set fire to the building during the war of 1812,but a rainstorm prevented it's total destruction and it was repaired.
*It has the Gettysburg address & the
second inaugural address carved into the stone.
*It is located in the National mall,
a ton of monuments & memorials
in 1 place near the white
*It is #7 on List of America's
*The architect was Henry Bacon
The Lincoln Memorial
*The highest peak is Mount Michelle at
6,684 ft (2,037m) tall
*It is right next to the Appalachian mountains
*Most of the rocks that form on the mountains are ancient granitic charnockites
*The mountains are 469m (755km) long
The Blue Ridge Mountains
*The National Mall is one of the most
popular tourist attractions in the U.S.A
*It is where most memorials and monuments are,such as the Lincoln memorial (history!)
*It is very close to the White House
*It is called the national mall because
it is basically a mall of national landmarks
*Washington D.C. makes money by:
*The National Mall
*White House tours
Economy of D.C.
1812-The burning of Washington happened
1901-McMillan plan helps restore downtown core area
1950's-The city was racially segregated
1976-The Washington Metro opens
History of D.C.
*Of course, it's where the president lives
*located 1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW
*built between 1792 and 1800
*The first president to live there was
*set ablaze in 1814 by the british army.
SHAME ON YOU!
The White House
There is no specific government
for D.C. but it does have the government for the entire U.S.A.
*Vice president: Joe Biden
*House of representatives
*6.9 sq miles is water
*61.4 sq miles is land
*It is home to a tiny bit
of the Blue Ridge Mts.
*It is surrounded on one side
by Virginia and on three
sides by Maryland.
*it also has a few coastal
plains as well.
*It doesn't have that many famous mountains.
this is a road map of D.C.
it shows the roads & highways in
this is a physical map of D.C.
It shows the counties & boundaries of a area or territory.
this is an elevation map
of D.C. it shows heights & mountains.
Road trip distance
it's for a historical president
it shows Americas history.
The capitol building to the Lincoln
memorial is 2 miles.
*the Lincoln memorial to the Blue
Ridge Mountains is 476 miles
*the blue ridge mountains to the
national mall is 477 miles
*the national mall to the white
house is 1 mile
*the white house to WCE is 1,652m.
Total road trip distance:2,608m!
This is a population map of D.C. It shows the population in different areas.
This is the state song of WASHINGTON
Thanks for watching
and learning about
YOU'RE NOT DONE YET!
The Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum
*The Museum was completed in 1976
*It is one of the locations in the movie:
Night at the Museum 2.
*It opened in 2003
*It was originally called the National