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  1. 1. Ohio the “Buckeye State” By: Sam Watkins and Trent Stonesifer Class: Business Presentations Date: 10/10/13
  2. 2. Table of Contents ❖ Title Slide ❖ State Capital ❖ State History ❖ Geographic ❖ Major industries/services ❖ Natural Resources ❖ Famous People ❖ Major Cities ❖ Major Colleges ❖ Tourist Attractions ❖ Climate/Weather ❖ State Motto ❖ State Outdoors ❖ State Nickname(s) ❖ Other Facts ❖ First Flight ❖ In Conclusion ❖ Citations
  3. 3. State Capital ● Columbus is Ohio’s state capital. ● It is located almost directly in the middle of the state. ● The nickname of Columbus is “The Discovery City.” ● It is the capital of the largest city in Ohio. ● 15th largest city in the US. ● Mayor is Michael B. Coleman.
  4. 4. State History ❖ Evidence shows that the Ohio Valley was inhabited by native people as early as 13,000 BC. ❖ On February 19, 1803: US President Thomas Jefferson signed an act of Congress that approved Ohio's boundaries and constitution. ❖ The United States created the Northwest Territory under the Northwest Ordinance of 1787. ❖ During the 18th century the French set up a system of trading posts to control the fur trade in the region of Ohio.
  5. 5. Geographic ● Ohio’s geographical size is 66,514.06 sq. miles ● The population is 11,600,500 people in 2012. ● Ohio is the seventh most populated state in the U.S.
  6. 6. Major industries/services ❖ Machine-tool manufacturing. ❖ Second leading steel producer. ❖ Oil refining. ❖ Production of automobiles and automotive parts.
  7. 7. Natural Resources ● Over 3 billion tons of coal have been mined. ● 460 oil and gas wells were drilled in 2011. ● in 2011, limestone, sand, gravel, and salt were mined. ● 300 to 400 million board feet of timber are harvested each year.
  8. 8. Famous People ❖ Neil Armstrong ❖ The Wright Brothers ❖ William H. Taft ❖ Cy Young ❖ William McKinley ❖ Ulysses Grant ❖ Maya Lin
  9. 9. Major Cities ● ● ● ● ● ● Columbus (Capital) Cleveland Cincinnati Toledo Akron Dayton
  10. 10. Major Colleges ❖ University of Akron ❖ Bowling Green State University ❖ Central State University ❖ University of Cincinnati ❖ Cleveland State University ❖ Kent State University ❖ Miami University ❖ Ohio State University ❖ University of Toledo ❖ Ohio University
  11. 11. Tourist Attractions ● ● ● ● ● ● ● World's Largest Horseshoe Crab A Christmas Story House World's Most Infamous Soap Box Derby Car Cedar point Rock and roll hall of fame Pro- football hall of fame Kings Island
  12. 12. Climate/Weather ❖ The climate of Ohio is a humid continental climate ❖ The summer is warm and sunny ❖ Temperatures in summer run mostly in the 90’s. ❖ The winters get cold. ❖ Temperatures is usually around 17-43 degrees fahrenheit in the winter.
  13. 13. State Motto “With God, all things are possible.”
  14. 14. State Outdoors ● ● ● ● Flower- Scarlet Carnation Bird- Cardinal Tree- Ohio Buckeye Animal- White Tailed Deer
  15. 15. State Nickname(s) ❖ Buckeye State (Known most) ❖ The Mother of Presidents ❖ Birthplace of Aviation ❖ The Heart of It All
  16. 16. Other Facts ● ● ● ● ● Cleveland is home to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The Pro Football Hall of Fame is located in Canton. Cincinnati Reds were the first professional baseball team. Cincinnati had the first professional city fire department. Ohio’s official website is http://www.ohio.gov/
  17. 17. First Flight ❖ The Wright Brother’s First Flight was on December 17, 1903 ❖ 10:36 was the exact take off time ❖ They took two flights that day ❖ The wind gust was around 27 mph
  18. 18. In Conclusion... ❖ Ohio is a rather large state. ❖ There are many resources and industry in Ohio. ❖ There are tons of fun things to do in Ohio. ❖ Ohio has several nicknames. ❖ There are several big cities in Ohio. ❖ Ohio’s state capital, Columbus, is the 15th largest city in the U.S.
  19. 19. Citations ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ http://www.ohio.gov/ http://www.50states.com/ohio.htm#.UkXCPYZQGSo http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ohio http://www.flickr.com/photos/jstephenconn/5342191 339/ http://www.mapsofworld.com/usa/states/ohio/ohiolocation-map.html http://www.city-data.com/states/Ohio-Industry.html http://www.roadsideamerica.com/location/oh http://consumer.discoverohio.com/visitorinformation /aboutohiosclimate.aspx http://www.theoec.org/natural-resources http://www.statesymbolsusa.org/Ohio/Ohio-statemotto.html

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