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1. Cities Around The World By: Samantha Hough 2. ABC Cities (Press each letter for slide)

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • E
  • F
  • G
  • H
  • I
  • J
  • K
  • L
  • M
  • N
  • O
  • P
  • Q
  • R
  • S
  • T
  • U
  • V
  • W
  • X
  • Y
  • Z

3. Anapolis, Maryland

  • Established: 1694
  • Population: 36,500
  • Known for:
    • US Naval Academy
    • Sailing Capital of the World

4. Beijing, China

  • Established: 1441
  • Population: 7.7 million
  • Known for:
    • Hosting 2008 Olympics

5. Capetown, South Africa

  • Settled in 17 thcentury
  • Population: 3million
  • Its the legislave capitial of South Africa.

6. Denver, Colorado

  • Established: 1867
  • Population: .5 million
  • Known for:
      • Mile High City
      • Silver Boom rush 1880

7. Edinburgh, Scotland

  • Population: less than .5 million
  • Granted town charter in 1329

8. Frankfort, Germany

  • Established: 1253
  • Population: over .5 million

9. Guatemala City, Guatemala

  • Established: 1776
  • Population: 1 million
  • Largest city in Central America

10. Honolulu, Hawaii

  • Population: 1.2million
  • Located on the island of Oahu
  • Hawaii became a state in 1959.

11. Indianapolis, Indiana

  • Established: 1822
  • Population: 1million
  • Interesting Fact:
    • The city looks like washington and is known as circle city.
    • Also known for Indy 500

12. Jaipur, India

  • Founded: 1727
  • Population: 3.2million
  • Fact:
      • Called the Pink City (build with pink brick)

13. Kalemata, Greece

  • Population: 57,000
  • Known for there high quality Olives.

14. Las Vegas, Nevada

  • Established:1855 by mormons
  • Population: less then .5 million
  • Famous for hotels and gambling.

15. Madrid, Spain

  • Founded in the 9 thcentury.
  • Population: 2.9million
  • Was captured in 1083 by Muslims.

16. Nashville, Tennesse

  • Established: 1779
  • Population: over .6 million
  • Known as Music City of the USA.

17. Orlando, Florida

  • Settled in 1843
  • Population: .25 million
  • Known for Disney World

18. Paris, France

  • Established: 3 rdcentury BC
  • Population: 2.1million
  • Capital of France
  • Located on by the Seine River

19. Quakertown, Pennsylvania

  • Established: 1682
  • Population: 9 thousand
  • Foundedby Quaker William Penn

20. Rome, Italy

  • Occupied: 1500 BC
  • Population: 2.7million
  • Vatican City islocated in Rome.

21. Sydney, Australia

  • Founded in 1788
  • Population: 4.1million
  • Home of Sydney Opera House

22. Tokyo, Japan

  • Population: 13million
  • Capital of Japan
  • Known as Edo until 1868
  • Became a city in the Tokugawa period.

23. Umea, Sweden

  • Established: 1622
  • Population: 112 thousand
  • Home of Umea University, School of Medicince

24. Venice , Italy

  • Established: 5 thCentury AD
  • Population: 271 thousand
  • Built on a lagoon made up of 118 islands.
  • Known as the Floating City.

25. Washington D.C., USA

  • Population: 600 thousand
  • George Washington chose this cite as the capital of the USA.
  • 1814 British burned the city in the War of 1812.

26. Xanthus, Turkey

  • Known as the Ancient City
  • Located on a cliff looking down on the Xanthos river.

27. Yoro, Honduras

  • Founded: 1684
  • Population: 14 thousand
  • Known for there agricultural products: coffee, tobacco, livestock, timber, etc.

28. Zurich, Switzerland

  • Population: 347thousand
  • Conquered by Rome
  • In 1351 they joined the Swiss Confederation

29. Conclusion

  • The reason why I chose this topic was because I thought it was educational and interesting. This is a great way to present all types of information. Its kid friendly and a great way for them to learn.
  • 3 ah has!
  • 1. Ive never created a hyper-link from slide to slide.
  • 2. It was interesting to find out how to use the action buttons to go back to whatever slide you wanted.
  • 3.The last ah ha was learning the information about the cities.

30. Bibliography

  • 2010.Encyclopidia Britannica.http://britannica.com/Ebchecked/torc/93686.retrived7/10
  • Anapolis, Maryland.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Annapolis,_Maryland. Retrived7/10
  • 2010. Google Images.http://www.google.com/imghp?hl=en&tab=wi.retrived7/10