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 New York became a state on July 26, 1788.  New York is the 11 th state of the United States.  There were a lot of new settlers, so they built the.

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2  New York became a state on July 26,  New York is the 11 th state of the United States.  There were a lot of new settlers, so they built the Erie Canal in 1825 for transportation to all over the United States.  New York had so many jobs that the people kept coming and coming and the economy grew and grew.  In 1929 the Great Depression changed the economy and it got bad, but, during World War II New York bounced back from the Depression because it was a major shipping port for the military.

3  Andrew Cuomo is the 56 th Governor of New York. Governor  The capital is Albany  New York or NY, is a Democratic State  There are 29 US House of Representatives  There are 2 Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand.  New York is a Democratic state.

4  Major Cities are:  Albany (the Capital)  Syracuse  Buffalo  Rochester  Land Forms: The Niagra Falls border Canada and New York, The mountains in New York state are the Adirondacks and the Poconos.  Bodies of Water : Lake Ontario, Finger Lakes, Hudson River. the Hudson Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.  Population: 19,541,453  Weather/Climate : Snow in the winter and heat waves in the summer  Land size (area):54,556 acres

5  Natural Resources: Fish, Lakes, streams, ocean bays, granite and minerals  Manufactured Goods: clothing, automobile parts, railroad supplies, cut diamonds  Industries: Banking and Finance Industry, fishing industry, publishing books and magazines, electric machines, tourism  Famous company: Eastman Kodak and Bausch & Lomb  Farm products: Dairy, cattle, livestock, vegetables, apples  Employment: 92.1%  Current unemployment rate: 7,9%

6  Nickname: Empire state  Motto : Exelcior! (Meaning: Ever Upward )  State bird : Blue Bird  State tree : Sugar Maple  State flower : Rose  State song : I love New York  State Fossil: Eurpterus remipes (cousin of the horse shoe crab)


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