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2 Maine Emma L., Dominick H.

3 Nickname And Region of the U.S. Maine’s nickname is The Pine Tree State. Maine is located in the Northeastern Region in the U.S.

4 Capital City, major cities, and population Augusta is Maine’s capital city Major cities in Maine are Portland, Greenfield, and Bar Mills. Maine’s population is 1,328,361 people.

5 State flag, state bird, and state tree Maine’s flag: Maine’s state tree is the Eastern White Pine: Maine’s state bird is the Black-capped chickadee

6 Government The current governor of Maine is Paul LePage. The current Senator of Maine is Susan Collins(republican) and Olympia Snowe (republican)

7 Borders and Geography The borders of Maine are New Hampshire, Atlantic Ocean, and Canada. Maine’s geography is glaciers, jagged coastlines, boulders, harbors and bays

8 Agriculture/Farming Maine’s agriculture is mostly eggs, milk and potatoes. Our country is not good for agriculture because there is not enough space to grow these things.

9 History How Maine became a state is, in 1785 movement began for the separation of Massachusetts from Maine. Before the war of 1812 many voters wanted Maine to become a part of Massachusetts. William King became the first governor of Maine in On March 15, 1820 Maine became the 23 rd state.

10 Bates College is located in Lewiston, Maine. Maine College of Art is located in Portland, Maine. The Seashore Trolley Museum is the world’s largest electric railway museum. The Tate House in Portland is the oldest house in Portland. It is now a house museum. Bates College is located in Lewiston, Maine. Maine College of Art is located in Portland, Maine. The Seashore Trolley Museum is the world’s largest electric railway museum. The Tate House in Portland is the oldest house in Portland. It is now a house museum.

11 Additional Facts Maine has more than 5,000 river and streams. Maine is known for Marine life. Maine has over thirty- eight kinds of edible fish. At 15 years old, Chester Greenwood made the first pair of earmuffs in There are ten mountains in Maine that reach up to 4,000 feet high. Maine’s evenly distributed rainfall comes around inches a year By 1675 there were about 6,000 European settlers which is now Maine. Maine has more than 5,000 river and streams. Maine is known for Marine life. Maine has over thirty- eight kinds of edible fish. At 15 years old, Chester Greenwood made the first pair of earmuffs in There are ten mountains in Maine that reach up to 4,000 feet high. Maine’s evenly distributed rainfall comes around inches a year By 1675 there were about 6,000 European settlers which is now Maine.

12 Recourses Used FREDRIC, PAUL B., AND RICHARD W. JUDD. “MAINE.” WORLD BOOK STUDENT. WORLD BOOK, WEB. 5 FEBRUARY CARPENTER, ALLAN. THE NEW ENCHANTMENT OF AMERICA, MAINE CHICAGO: CHILDREN’S PRESS, PRINT.


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