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The State of New Jersey
The State of New Jersey
Geography
Geography
Some more facts about geography
Some more facts about geography
People
People
Symbols
Symbols
State Animal - The Horse State Fish- The Brook Trout State Shell- The
State Animal - The Horse State Fish- The Brook Trout State Shell- The
Do you know that
Do you know that
Cities
Cities
A Short History of New Jersey
A Short History of New Jersey
A Short History of New Jersey
A Short History of New Jersey
Things You Might not Know
Things You Might not Know
More scientists and engineers per sq
More scientists and engineers per sq
Famous people in NJ
Famous people in NJ
Sports: Tim Howard Carl Lewis Dean Randazzo Science: Thomas A. Edison
Sports: Tim Howard Carl Lewis Dean Randazzo Science: Thomas A. Edison
State Holidays
State Holidays
Literature
Literature
Thank you for your attention
Thank you for your attention

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The State of New Jersey

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1 The State of New Jersey

The State of New Jersey

J?geva Gymnasium

2 Geography

Geography

• Total area 13 204 km2 Land area 11 936.5 km2 Water area 1 125.8 km2 Persons per square mile 1 826 persons/km2 21 counties:

3 Some more facts about geography

Some more facts about geography

~800 lakes and ponds. ~100 rivers and creeks. ~55,150 km of highways and roads Highest Elevation: 550 m (High Point) Lowest Elevation: 0 m (Atlantic Ocean)

4 People

People

Population, 2009 estimate 8,707,739. White people 75.8% Black people 14.5% Asian people 7.8% American Indian and Alaska Native people 0.4%

5 Symbols

Symbols

State Seal- It contains five symbols: Helmet and Horse Head Liberty Ceres Shield Scroll- The state's motto "Liberty and Prosperity" State Flag State Flower - The Violet State Bird - The Eastern Goldfinch State Tree - The Red Oak State Bug - The Honeybee

6 State Animal - The Horse State Fish- The Brook Trout State Shell- The

State Animal - The Horse State Fish- The Brook Trout State Shell- The

Knobbed Whelk State Ship- The A.J. Meerwald State Fruit- The Blueberry State Dinosaur- Hadrosaurus foulkii State Dance- Square Dance

7 Do you know that

Do you know that

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• 3,064,645 households • 314 public libraries. • 1,866 public elementary schools. • 398 public secondary schools. • 132 private high schools. • 41 colleges.

8 Cities

Cities

Trenton- The capital city of New Jersey (Population: 85,403) Newark- The biggest city in NJ (Population: 273,546) Jersey City Paterson Elizabeth

9 A Short History of New Jersey

A Short History of New Jersey

The first people were Delaware Indians. Lived in parts of Delaware, New Jersey, and eastern Pennsylvania. 1524- Verrazano explores the Jersey coast. There were more ethnics than the other colonies. 1660- Bergen, now Jersey City, becomes the first permanent town in New Jersey 1756- Princeton University is established 1776- N.J.'s first newspaper, the New Jersey Gazette, issues its first edition 1787- New Jersey became the third state of the U.S. Constitution.

10 A Short History of New Jersey

A Short History of New Jersey

In 1790, Trenton officially became the state capital of New Jersey. William Livingston became New Jersey's first state governor. Trenton produced clay products, iron, and steel. Most of the immigrants came from Ireland and Germany. Later, from Italy and from Eastern Europe. On 3rd of May in 1919, the first passenger flight in American history was flown from New York to Atlantic City. 1921- The first Miss America Pageant is held

11 Things You Might not Know

Things You Might not Know

1846- The first organized baseball game in Hoboken in NJ New Jersey- the "Pathway of the Revolution." Over 100 battles were fought on New Jersey soil. New Jersey has more horses per sq.km than any other state. The first state to sign the Bill of Rights. 1896- The first professional basketball game in Trenton in NJ. 204.4 km of coastline on the Atlantic Ocean. More than 9,800 farms covering ~3197 sq.km of farmland.

12 More scientists and engineers per sq

More scientists and engineers per sq

mi. than anywhere else in the world. Gay couples have the same legal rights as heterosexual couples. Princeton astronomer, Alicia Soderberg, was the first person who saw a supernova. More millionaire residents than any other state in the U.S. The first nearly complete dinosaur fossil is found in Haddonfield Roselle is the first U.S. town to be lighted by electricity. Estonian president Toomas Hendrik Ilves has graduated Leonia High School.

13 Famous people in NJ

Famous people in NJ

Entertainers: Anne Hathaway John Travolta Bruce Willis Meryl Streep Culture: James Fenimore Cooper – (1789 - 1851) Martha Stewart Music: Jon Bon Jovi Akon Lauryn Hill Whitney Houston Jonas Brothers (Kevin, Joe, Nick) Frank Sinatra – (1915 -1998)

14 Sports: Tim Howard Carl Lewis Dean Randazzo Science: Thomas A. Edison

Sports: Tim Howard Carl Lewis Dean Randazzo Science: Thomas A. Edison

– (1847- 1931) Albert Einstein – (1879- 1955)

15 State Holidays

State Holidays

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Lincoln's Birthday Presidents Day Good Friday Memorial Day Independence Day Labor Day Columbus Day Election Day Veteran's Day Thanksgiving Day Christmas Day

16 Literature

Literature

http://www.state.nj.us/ http://www.famousnewjerseyans.com/index.html http://www.theus50.com/newjersey/ “History of the U.S.” “The new book of knowledge” “Encyclop?dia Britannica”

17 Thank you for your attention

Thank you for your attention

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