Pennsylvania

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by MrCarnes
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Subject:
Geography
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4,5,6,7,8

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Pennsylvania

CAPITOL: HarrisburgANIMAL: White-Tailed DeerTREE: Eastern HemlockFLOWER: Mountain LaurelBIRD: Ruffed GrouseCOLORS: Blue and Gold

Pennsylvania is the first state of the fifty United States to list their web site URL on a license plate.In 1909 the first baseball stadium was built in Pittsburgh.Hershey is considered the Chocolate Capital of the United States.

Pennsylvania

FLAG

SEAL

One of the original 13 colonies, Pennsylvania was founded by William Penn as a haven for his fellow Quakers. Pennsylvania’s capital, Philadelphia, was the site of the first and second Continental Congresses in 1774 and 1775, the latter of which produced the Declaration of Independence, sparking the American Revolution. After the war, Pennsylvania became the second state, after Delaware, to ratify the U.S. Constitution.

HISTORY

LANDFORMS

Almost totally covered by mountains, most of the state is a series of rolling hills, plateaus and ridges, punctuated by valleys. Over 50% of the land is still covered by forest land and the only lowlands are in the southeast.

Fun Facts

In 1913 the first automobile service station opened in Pittsburgh.In 1946 Philadelphia became home to the first computer.Betsy Ross made the first American flag in Philadelphia.

Fun Facts


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