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Transcript of northeast region
Rhode Island, and Connecticut Northeast region:
Located in the northeastern area of
the United States. Also known as the New England Region. Climate: Summers are usually
mild/warm. Fall comes earlier in
this region than others.Tourist come
to see the leaves. They have cold
winters. Snowfall usually exceeds
98 inches. Spring's are mild. Historical information: -The First Thanksgiving (indians and pilgrims shared a feast together. To celebrate the success of the pilgrims first year).
- The Boston Tea Party (The sons of liberty dumped tons of tea overboard off ships in protest to King George III strict regimen).
-The Declaration of Independence ( a document freeing America from Great Britain. It also set laws for the people of America to follow). Typical foods/customs Geography- Music Interest-
- Julliard is a a school for music, dance, and drama.
- some of the top classical musicians that go to Julliard end up performing at Carnegie Hall. (Which is a big building/hall
that was ordered to be built by Andrew
Carnegie for musical contributions).
- Louis Armstrong is one of many
performers that have
performed at Carnegie Hall.
(February 8, 1947) Traditional:
-Some traditional foods are Boston Baked Beans, Clam Casino, blueberry corn muffins, and corn beef hash.
-The Northeast region is one of the oldest regional cuisines in the country.
-Clam soups or chowders are a traditional Northeast regional food served at dinner.
- One pie served for dessert in the Northeast
region is the Shoofly pie... Family Life:
In the older days every one in the family that could
walk helped with chores.
Mothers watched the children and did the cooking
while, the fathers went to work in the fields.
Families were centered around religion and hard
work. Special clambake:
In the northeast clambakes are
One clambake is the garbage can
clambake. (it uses a clean garbage
can and a clambake recipe.)
It is a an unusual way to have a
clambake for other regions, but
not for the northeast region. Garbage Can Clambake Some current news:
-In Connecticut officials are
considering a ban on silly string
due to chemicals in the string. -The Berkshire Trout Hatchery
is the first and only hatchery in the
National Fish and Hatchery System
to be run by volunteers only in the
Northeast region. Traditional foods continued:
Shoofly pie: 1/2 cup molasses
1 teaspoon baking soda1 cup boiling water
1 pinch salt
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour1 cup brown sugar3/4 cup butter
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 (9 inch) unbaked pie crust
1.Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
2.In a medium bowl, dissolve the soda in the molasses and stir until it foams. Sir in the boiling water and pinch of salt. In a separate bowl, mix the flour, cinnamon, brown sugar and butter into crumbs.
3.Pour 1/3 of the molasses mixture into the unbaked crust. Sprinkle 1/3 of the crumbs over the molasses mixture and continue alternating layers, finishing with the crumbs on top.
4.Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes, or until the crumbs and crust are golden.
Nutritional Information The Northeast Region Shoofly Pie: The Northeast Region is the oldest
It also has the smallest state (Rhode
Island) of the United States and
the largest city (New York City)
in the U.S. -All of the New England states produce maple syrup.
-Desserts are usually fruit pies or fresh fruits.
-late June to mid-July brings blueberry season.
-Autumn brings peach, plum, and apple season.
-Seafood is also a regional food here. (cream based
chowders are common and most eat it regularly
with dinner.) -long rolling hills, mountains ,and jagged coastlines,
-retreating ice sheets from the last ice age formed the geographical features.
-Connecticut to northeastern Maine is dotted with swamps, lakes, hills, and sandy beaches.
-New Hampshire's Mount Washington has the
highest peak in the Northeast region.
-Mount Washington is also the site with
the largest recorded wind speed