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New Jersey

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  1. New Jersey The Garden State

  2. The State flag of New Jersey is buff colored. The state coat of arms is emblazoned in the center. The shield has three plows with a horse's head above it. Two women represent the goddesses of Liberty and Agriculture. A ribbon at the bottom includes the year of independence in 1776 and reads: Liberty and Prosperity. The New Jersey state flag was formally adopted in 1896.

  3. Newark: across from N.Y.C.

  4. Atlantic City

  5. Atlantic City

  6. Jersey Turnpike: busiest U.S. toll road The George Washington Bridge connecting Fort Lee, New Jersey to New York City is the world's busiest bridge in terms of vehicular traffic.

  7. South New Jersey: marshes and pine forests

  8. Vegetables, Fruits, Berries, Corn, Potatoes, Peaches, Tomatoes, Soybeans, Cranberries, Blueberries, Grains, Hay, Dairy Products

  9. Greatest single industry: chemicals

  10. Over 50 resort towns along the coast

  11. New Jersey is “the Diner Capital of the World”

  12. Princeton University

  13. The First: • Electric Sewing Machine (Singer) • Dinosaur fossil studies • Pro baseball game (Hoboken)

  14. The Clam State The Camden and Amboy State The Jersey Blue State The Pathway of the Revolution (Named after the island of Jersey– in England) Also called: