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Erin Popalis. MAINE. Date it became a State. Maine became the 23rd state in 1820. Nickname. Maine’s nickname is “the pine tree state” The pine tree can also be found on the state flag and seal. Motto. Dirigo (Latin for “I Direct” or “ I Lead”) Maine’s navy flag. State Flower.

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Erin popalis

Erin Popalis

MAINE


Date it became a state

Date it became a State

  • Maine became the 23rd state in 1820


Nickname

Nickname

  • Maine’s nickname is “the pine tree state”

  • The pine tree can also be found on the state flag and seal


Motto

Motto

  • Dirigo

  • (Latin for “I Direct” or “ I Lead”)

  • Maine’s navy flag


State flower

State Flower

  • White Pine Cone and Tassle


State animal moose

State Animal“Moose”


State bird

State Bird

The Black-chapped chickadee


State color

State Color

  • Maine’s state color is Blue


State seal

State Seal


State tree eastern white pine

State TreeEastern White Pine


State song

State Song

  • TheStateofMainesong


State flag

State Flag


State jewel and mineral

State Jewel and Mineral

Uraninite crystal

Mineral

Tourmaline

Jewel


State coin

State Coin

  • On the back of the coin is a lighthouse


Historical significance of maine

Historical Significance of Maine

  • Moosehead Lake and flows south for about 150 miles (240 km) to the Atlantic Ocean. It was explored by Samuel de Champlain between 1604 and 1605.


Climate of maine

Climate of Maine

  • Winter temperatures drop between 20°F and 30°F (about -4°C), while summer temperatures range between 80°F and 90°F (30°C and up).


Famous person from maine

Famous person from Maine

Stephen E. King

Born in Portland, Maine

world's most famous horror writers of our time

Over 100 million copies of King's books are in print, several of which have been made into popular movies.


Map location of maine

Map &locationofMaine


Capital of maine

Capital of Maine

  • Augusta


Foods or crops produced

Foods or crops produced

  • Potatoes being the largest producer

  • Corn, soy beans, rice, hay and oats

  • Apples, blueberries, cranberries, raspberries


Cost of living in maine

Cost of living in Maine

  • Last Updated: 4/30/2010

  • Loan TypeRatesAPRLast Week's Rates

  • 30 yr fixed5.135.275.17

  • 15 yr fixed4.374.714.5

  • 3/1 ARM4.313.554.36


Governor of m aine

Governor of Maine

  • John E. Baldacci


Sports teams of maine

Sports teams of Maine

  • Maine Black Bears: college sport teams

  • Portland Seadogs: Hockey

  • New England Patriots: Baseball


Famous landmarks places parks features and state transportation

Famous landmarks, places, parks, features and state transportation

- The Seashore Trolley Museum -The Maine State Museum -The Portland Museum of Art -Fort Western Baxter State Park -Moose Head Lake -Blaine House -Mount Katahdin

Moose Head Lake


Highest lowest elevation

Highest & lowest elevation

  • Highest elevation- Mt. Katahdin 5,268

  • Lowest elevation-Atlantic Ocean Sea level


Senator house of representative to maine

Senator & house of representative to Maine

  • The House Chamber


Taxes in maine

Taxes in Maine

  • For single taxpayers, they are:-- 2 percent on the first $4,850 of taxable income-- 4.5 percent on taxable income between $4,851 and $9,700-- 7 percent on taxable income between $9,701 and $19,450 and -- 8.5 percent on taxable income of $19,451 and aboveFor married taxpayers filing joint returns, they are: -- 2 percent on the first $9,750 of taxable income-- 4.5 percent on taxable income between $9,751 and $19,450-- 7 percent on taxable income between $19,451 and $38,900 and -- 8.5 percent on taxable income of $38,901 and above.


Cost of average home

Cost of average home

  • $115,000 Thorndike, ME 3 bed, 1 bath0.53 acres

  • Depending on size and place of home will determine price range


Average income

Average income

  • Ex. Van Buren town, Aroostook County, Maine income is $ 20,038

  • Ex. Brewer city, Maine income is $ 36,949


Population

Population

  • 1,321,574 from 2010


Natural resources

Natural Resources

  • Only a small part of Maine's soil is suitable for crops. Valuable stands of timber cover about 85% of the state. The forests grow in three broad types—white pine-hardwood, spruce-fir, and northern hardwood. They supply many forest-related industries. Others are fisheries, minerals, and waterpower.


References

References

  • http://www.statesymbolsusa.org/Maine/mainestatesong.html

  • http://www.google.com


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