Presentation on theme: " 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."— Presentation transcript:
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 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.
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.
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
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%
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)