Vermont

By Maddox

Things about Vermont

Vermont borders 3 states and one country (New Hampshire, New York, Massachusetts and Canada). Vermont's state bird is the Hermit Thrush, the state tree is the Sugar Maple and the state flower is the Red Clover. Vermont does lots of skiing in the winter because Vermont gets about six inches of snow each winter. Lots of people like going to Vermont because of the state's beautiful land.

History

The first settlers on Vermont were Samuel De Chaplin and his crew.Vermont was lead in war by the green mountain boys and the leader of the green mountain boys was Ethan Allen. Vermont's nickname is the Green Mountain.Vermont got its nickname as the green mountain state because the green mountains stretch from the top of the state to the bottom.Vermont is actually translated as "worm mountain "because vert without a t means worm.

Geography

Land

Vermont is a beautiful place to visit with tons of valleys, forests, lakes, rivers and mountains. Vermont's most important lake is lake Champlin and Vermont's biggest mountain is the Green Mountain. There are also canyons where you can have fun by going down or up. One really fun National Park to visit is Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller. Vermont is one of the most beautiful states ever.

Jobs and Natural Resources

Vermont has lots of jobs that you can pick from. The state has more than 7,000 farms and they do more jobs like mining, logging, touring and farming. Some natural resources are marble, stone, water, plants and animals.

Fun Facts about Vermont

Population~95% white, 1.2% black, 1.7% Hispanic or Latino, 1.4% Asian, 1.8% mixed race and 0.4% American Indian and Alaska native. Square miles=9,273. The first name for this state was New Hampshire Grants, then changed to New Connecticut and then changed to Vermont. Vermont's state motto is "Freedom and Unity. Click here to learn a little more on Vermont.
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