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New England. Mrs. Barrow’s 5 th grade Social Studies . Political Features of the New England Region. Maine- Capital is Augusta. Political Features of the New England Region. New Hampshire- Capital is Concord. Political Features of the New England Region. Vermont- Capital is Montpelier.

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new england

New England

Mrs. Barrow’s

5th grade Social Studies

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Political Features of the New England Region
  • New Hampshire- Capital is Concord
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Political Features of the New England Region
  • Vermont- Capital is Montpelier
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Political Features of the New England Region
  • Massachusetts- Capital is Boston. Boston is the largest city in New England
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Political Features of the New England Region
  • Connecticut- Capital is Hartford
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Political Features of the New England Region
  • Rhode Island- capital is Providence. Rhode Island is the smallest state
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Political Features of the New England Region
  • New England has 6 states.
  • They are:
    • Maine
    • New Hampshire
    • Vermont
    • Massachusetts
    • Connecticut
    • Rhode Island
p hysical features of the new england region
Physical Features of the New England Region
  • Appalachian Mountains
    • Dominate the New England region
    • Include the White Mountains (a smaller mountains range in the Appalachians)
    • Within the White Mountain Range is Mount Washington.
    • Mount Washington is the highest point in New England.
physical features of the new england region
Physical Features of the New England Region
  • Massachusetts Bay
    • Protects Boston from the Atlantic Ocean
    • Located on the coast of Massachusetts
    • Next to Cape Cod
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Physical Features of the New England Region
  • Atlantic Ocean
    • Borders all states, except Vermont.
    • Therefore the fishing industry is important in New England.
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Physical Features of the New England Region
  • Atlantic Coastal Plain
    • Sandy lowland area
    • Follows the coastline of Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts
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Physical Features of the New England Region
  • Cape Cod
    • Sandy peninsula
    • Connected to Massachusetts
    • Created by the movement of glaciers thousands of years ago
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Physical Features of the New England Region
  • Lake Champlain
    • Freshwater lake
    • Found on northwest corner of Vermont
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Physical Features of the New England Region
  • Connecticut River
    • Stretches form the Canadian border through the states of Vermont, Massachusetts, and Connecticut
natural resources economy
Natural Resources & Economy
  • Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts are best known for service industries.
  • New England is well known for Maple Syrup, paper, and fish
  • New England is also known for tourism
  • Hartford Connecticut is known as an insurance center
  • Maine is known for harvesting trees from their huge forests this is a primary industry.
  • Two chief minerals found in New England are granite and marble.
  • Boston is known for publishing books. This is a secondary industry.
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