By:claira allgeier

Table of Contents

  1. Geography
  2. Symbols
  3. People, Natural Resources, and Industries
  4. Attractions
  5. Map
  6. Interesting Facts
  7. Bibliography

Hi my name is Claira and today I am going to tell you about my state I have been studying. My state is Rhode Island.

First, I am going to tell you about Rhode Island's geography . My state is located on the north west coast region of the United States of America. The highest point in my state is Jerimoth Hill. The elevation of Rhode Island is 812 feet, or 247m above sea level. It is bordered by Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New York. The capital of Rhode Island is Providence. The capital city is located in the east side part of the state. Providence has a population of 1,604,291 people. Here are some other important cities in Rhode Island, Newport, Warwick, and Cranston.

Rhode Island's state bird is the Rhode Island Red. Rhode Island's state flower is the Violet. It's state motto is hope. My state's nickname is the Ocean state, the Plantation state, and Little Rhody.

These are the famous people from Rhode Island.

  • Ruth Hussey: She is famous for her performances.
  • Tony Horton: He is famous for his fitness.
  • Viola Davis: She is famous for her award winning performances.

The natural resources in Rhode Island are water and soil. The industries in Rhode Island are tourism and manufacturing.

If you visit Rhode Island you might want to go to these places!

  1. Parks and trails
  2. Going to the Capital Building

You might want to go there and see the parks and trails because you can see lots of nature. You might want to go there and see the capital building because you might want to take a tour.

This is Rhode Island on the map of the united states. Rhode Island became a state on May 4th 1776. It was the 13th state to join the union.

I AM GOING TO TELL YOU 7 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT RHODE ISLAND

  1. Rhode Island is the smallest state in the united states.
  2. Rhode Island was the last original of the 13th colonies to become a state.
  3. Rhode Island shares a water border with New York.
  4. Polo was the first played in Newport, Rhode Island in 1876.
  5. The first circus was in 1774 in Newport, Rhode Island.
  6. Rhode Island is home to the tennis of hall of fame.
  7. It was open to the first golf tournament in 1895.

HERE ARE THE RESOURCES I USED

  • Refrence.com
  • www.newsmax.com
  • www.googleimages.com
  • www.enchantedlearning.com
  • 50states.com
  • RI.gov

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