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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



Political features of the new england region1
Political Features of the New England Region

  • New Hampshire- Capital is Concord


Political features of the new england region2
Political Features of the New England Region

  • Vermont- Capital is Montpelier


Political features of the new england region3
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.


Physical features of the new england region2
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


Physical features of the new england region4
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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