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.