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New Hampshire. By Seanna Z., and Grace H. Nickname, region in the U.S, capital city, major cities, and population. New Hampshire’s nickname is The Granite State It is in the North East region Its capital city is Concord Some major cities are Keene, Rochester, and Plymouth
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New Hampshire By Seanna Z., and Grace H.
Nickname, region in the U.S, capital city, major cities, and population • New Hampshire’s nickname is The Granite State • It is in the North East region • Its capital city is Concord • Some major cities are Keene, Rochester, and Plymouth • The population is 1,320,718 people
State Flag, State Bird, and State Tree • State bird: Purple Finch • State flower: Purple Lilac • State tree: White Birch
Current governor and state senator • Maggie Hassan (Democratic) • Kelly Ayotte (Republican) • Jeanne Shaheen (Democratic)
Borders and Geography • The borders are the Atlantic Ocean, Maine, Massachusetts, Vermont, Canada • New Hampshire's geography is mountainous, glaciers, valleys , rivers, trees lakes, rocks, sandy beaches.
Natural resources and agriculture • Granite, soil, lumber, paper, rivers, coal, oils, and nuclear energy • Before the 1800’s agriculture was the main way to make a living. The soil was important with generally acidic and filled with stones and acid.
History and additional historical facts • Statehood=1623 • In 1603 Martin Pring was looking for sassafras when he first ,explored New Hampshire coast • In 1622 England gave Caption John Mason and Sir Ferdinando Gorges the land that is now New Hampshire • In 1679 New Hampshire became a royal colony ,and separated from Massachusetts
Places to Visit • The Old Man of the Mountain , going down snow slopes , peaceful vacations , and drive through autumn • The darting Outing club, It is a Winter carnival and you can do Winter sports there
Additional facts and information • Daniel Webster is New Hampshire's most Famous son. He was born in 1782 in Salisbury and graduated from Dartmouth college • On June 15 New Hampshire lawmakers adopted the New Hampshire Declaration of Independence. It was one of the 13 colonies in January of 1776 • Mixed trees including maples, beeches, birches, oaks, ashes, and hickories, account for about one third of the state’s forest cover • Canals were built and used for a few years as waterways, but after 1850, railroads became important means of transportation • In May 1775, the provincial Congress of New Hampshire had set up a revolutionary government • Native animals include opossums, moles, shrews, bats, porcupines, raccoons, muskrats, weasels, minks, skunks, chipmunks, foxes, squirrels, and rabbits
Recourses used • “New Hampshire”, CultureGrams States Edition. ProQuest.2014.Web.17 March 2014 • Sylvia McMair America the Beautiful New Hampshire, Canada, Joan Darling, 1992 print.