Presentation on theme: "Rhode island By: Kiara Douglas. The state nickname It is the ocean state. The name comes from the state’s sailing heritage. Another reason because the."— Presentation transcript:
The state nickname It is the ocean state. The name comes from the state’s sailing heritage. Another reason because the large bay.
The state motto the state motto is hope. Because the people were wanting freedom. It’s most appropriate because of the. nautical (navigation) heritage. Hope symbolizes the hope of the sailors.
Important facts about rhode island Rhode island is the smallest state. Rhode island was the last of the 13 colonies to become a state Judge darius baker enforced the first jail sentence for speeding on august 28,1904
The state flag a circle of thirteen gold stars representing the first thirteen states. The stars surround a gold ship's anchor. The states motto " Hope" is on a blue ribbon below the anchor.
The state song I’ve been to every state we have, and I think I’m inclined to say that Rhody stole my heart: You can keep the forty-nine. Herring gulls that dot the sky, blue waves that paint the rocks, water rich with Neptune’s life, the boats that line the docks. I see the lighthouse flickering to help the sailors see. There’s a place for everyone: Rhode Island’s It for Me. Rhode Island, oh Rhode Island surrounded by the sea. Some people roam the earth for home; Rhode Island’s It for Me. I love the fresh October days, the buzz on College Hill, art that moves an eye to tear, a jewelers special skill. Icicles refract the sun, snow falling gracefully. Some search for a place that’s warm: Rhode Island’s It for Me!
State song Rhode Island, oh Rhode Island surrounded by the sea. Some people roam the earth for home; Rhode Island’s It for Me. The skyline piercing Providence, the State House dome so rare. residents who speak their minds; no longer unaware! Roger Williams would be proud to see his colony, so don’t sell short this precious port: Rhode Island’s It for Me! Rhode Island, oh Rhode Island surrounded by the sea. Some people roam the earth for home; Rhode Island’s It for Me. Rhode Island, oh Rhode Island surrounded by the sea. Some people roam the earth for home;
The Governor Donald l. Carcieri Born on December 16,1942 He graduated from brown university (providence He was elected on October 13, 2010
Colleges Bryant University the character of success Salve Regina University Maria spes nostra (meaning Christian liturgical calendar of the roman church catholic church) University of rhode island think big. we do
License plate this is all the license plates they have had in rhode island.
State capital Is providence It was found in 1635 by Roger Williams It is noticed by it’s jewelry They got the name from god’s merciful providence
More on state capital Major attractions in providence Gorton pond-a public beach with freshwater to swim in Wedding expo-over 50 wedding professionals to help you have the wedding of your dreams Blackstone valley polar express 1hr and 30min train ride with clips from the polar express
Major Industries Fishing Farming Whaling Ship building
Major landmarks The arcade the first shopping mall in the u.s. built in 1828 First Baptist meetinghouse-oldest congregation in the u.s built in 1638 Trinity Church-oldest parish church in rhode island established November 274, 1968 Touro synagogue first and oldest synagogue in the u.s