New Jersey Kasey Gibson
History • In 1609 Henry Hudson helped the Dutch and Swedish settle in their establishment. • In 1738 New Jersey was separated from New York. • New Jersey joined the U.S. on December 18, 1787.
Economics and Resources • Farmland covers one million acres or 20% of New Jersey. • New Jersey is ranked high in producing all garden vegetables and cranberries, blueberries, and peaches. And also foods such as poultry, dairy products, and seafood. • Today New Jersey is called the Cross Roads of the east, because 15,000 factories ship stuff like goods on that particular road. On that road stuff can be delivered to sixty million people over night.
Points of interest • Delaware Water Gap • Edison National Historical Site • A variety of different colleges you can choose from. • Parks and interesting aquarium site.
Bibliography • Title: fifty states • Sponsor: Person Education • Date of update: 2005 • Address: http://www.infoplease. com/states. html • Title: Unite States Fast Facts • Sponsor: Kids Connect • Date of update: 2000 • Address: http://www.infoplease. Com/states .html • Title: All about the USA • Sponsor: Sheppard Software • Date of update: none • Address: http://www.sheppardsoftware .com/webgames .html
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