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What is a Harbor? Our planet’s surface is mostly ocean !

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3 What is a Harbor?

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5 Our planet’s surface is mostly ocean !

6 Why?Why? Most of the world’s people live near the ocean!

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9 Harbors connect us to oceans Harbors connect us to oceans. How?How?

10 Atlantic Ocean Boston Harbor Arms of land protect the harbor from the ocean A safe place to build a city

11 Islands = Shelter Islands = Protection Arms of Land

12 The Harbor Created Boston

13 The Boston Harbor when the first English settlers arrived, in 1630

14 Boston Changed the Harbor

15 Focus on the area inside the box the first Europeans arrive… Population: 150 Europeans

16 1795, as the new nation grows, so does Boston Population: 17,959

17 What is causing these changes, natural forces or people? 1852, Boston continues to expand… Population: 148,865

18 People changed the city and the harbor

19 Early 1800’s Technology

20 Keep an eye on South Boston… Population: 303,839

21 Advances in technology made transportation easier… Population: 793,455

22 What’s this? Late 1800s Technology

23 Watch Castle Island… Population: 793,455

24 Watch Governors and Apple Islands Population: 817,713

25 What happened here? Population: 801,444

26 1996, Boston Harbor Islands are designated as a National Park Population: 590,000

27 From 1630 to 1995 _____ years of change! 365

28 Harbors Connect us to Oceans. Harbors Create Cities. Cities Change Harbors.


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