The New Jersey Daily Times
Writer: Rubina Singh
Our Beloved State:
How New Jersey Became a State
On December 18 1787, New Jersey became the THIRD state in the U.S. THIRD !!! Many battles took place in New Jersey, including the American Revolution. New Jersey was named by the largest of the British Channel Islands. Its founders were Sir John Berkeley and Sir George Carteret.
State Symbols and Statements
- State Motto: Liberty and Prosperity
- State Slogan: Come See For Yourself
- State Abbreviation: NJ
This is the New Jersey State Flower. It is a pretty Blue/Purple violet.
New Jersey's State Bird is the American Goldfinch. I think it is very cute!!
This is an Brook Trout. it looks like a very soft and peaceful fish to me!
This is the New Jersey State Tree, The Red Oak. It is a beautiful red color, it really pops out from the other trees!
The mammal is a horse. Horses are very fast and graceful.
The New Jersey State Food is the Northern High bush blueberry. I love the sour and sweet taste.
Parts of New Jersey:
- Appalachian Ridge and Valley
- Inner Coastal Plain
- Outer Coastal Plain
We live in Piedmont New Jersey. Some of the towns and cities in Piedmont are Princeton, Trenton, Edison, and Jersey City. Trenton is our state's capital. Edison is where we live.