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									A Great Place to Live
           Tanya Lambeth
           Trindale Elementary School



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• The Tar Heel State

• The Old North State
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   From Murphy to Manteo
… to the west …
 mountain peaks
 over 6,600 feet

                   … to the east …
                    301 miles of
                      coastline
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• Mountain Region
• Piedmont Region
• Coastal Plain Region
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“First in Flight”


         •   Wright Brothers
         •   December 17, 1903
         •   12 seconds
         •   100 feet
         •   Kill Devil Hills

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Furniture Capital of the World




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         Nine Lighthouses
•   Cape Hatteras
•   Bodie Island
•   Bald Head
•   Roanoke River
•   Oak Island
•   Cape Lookout
•   Ocracoke
•   Currituck
•   Prices Creek
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            Leading Crops
           Leading Crops
•   peanuts        • soybeans
•   tobacco        • apples
•   cotton
•   sweet potatoes
•   cucumbers

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Famous North Carolinians
 •   Basketball Star - Michael Jordan
 •   NASCAR Legend - Richard Petty
 •   Actor - Andy Griffith
 •   Artist - Bob Timberlake
•   http://www.itpi.dpi.state.nc.us..html
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   First Putt-Putt
Miniature Golf Course

              Fayetteville,
               North
               Carolina


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North Carolina
  State Flag




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Pottery
    • Seagrove in Randolph
      County
    • Clay soil
    • Clay ground into mill
    • Potters wheel
    • Glazed
    • Kiln 8-10 hours


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                  Turkey Production

     45,000,000                                  Minnesota
     40,000,000
     35,000,000                                  North
     30,000,000                                  Carolina
     25,000,000                                  Arkansas
     20,000,000
     15,000,000
                                                 Missouri
     10,000,000
      5,000,000
             0
                                                 Virginia



According to the 2003 US Census – North Carolina is the
second largest producer of turkeys in the United States.     14
              NC Zoological Park
• North America Exhibits   • African Exhibits
  –   Polar bears             –   Gorillas
  –   Alligators              –   Zebras
  –   Elk                     –   Elephants
  –   Sea lions               –   Giraffes
  –   Wolves                  –   Lions




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23 Adopted State Symbols
     Cardinal
     Honey Bee
     Eastern Box Turtle
     Pine Tree
     Sweet Potatoes
     Milk
     Strawberries
     Scotch Bonnett
     Dogwood
     Plott Hound
     Channel Bass

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     Raleigh, our State Capitol
• Named after Sir Walter Raleigh
• July 4, 1584
• Started a colony




                    www.itpi.dpi.state.nc.us/caroclips

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• “Liberty”
• “Plenty”

• State Moto
   – Esse Quam Videri
   “to be rather than to
     seem”                 18
Birthplace of Three US Presidents
                                • Andrew Jackson (7th)

                                • James K. Polk (11th)

                                • Andrew Johnson (17th)




 www.heritagepreservation.org                            19
      Trinity College
• 1838-Schoolhouse built
• 1839-Union Institute
• 1843-Braxton Craven,               Mr. Braxton Craven
           President
• 1851-Trinity Normal College
• 1859-Trinity College
• 1892-moved to Durham
• 1924-Duke University
                                www.randolph.k12.nc.us/schools/braxton/home.htm

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UNC at Chapel Hill
                                                                        ®
  The University of North Carolina at
  Chapel Hill was the first public
  university in the United States.
  UNC-C had two professors and 41
  students in 1795.

Misti C. Lee “Famous Firsts” Our State: North Carolina Jan. 2006: 64.   21
             Great Tourist Attractions

•   Grandfather Mountain   • The Lost Colony
•   Biltmore Estate        • USS N.C. Battleship
                           • Old Salem
•   Tweetsie Railroad
                           • Fort Fisher
•   Stone Mountain
                           • Reed Gold Mine
•   Tryon Palace
                           • Natural Science
•   The Outer Banks             Museum
•   Morehead Plantarium    • Museum of History

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