New Jersey is a part of the Mid-Atlantic states. Its capital is Trenton. New Jersey borders Delaware, Pennsylvania ,and New York. The two nicknames for New Jersey are "The Clam State" and "The Garden State." New Jersey became the third state on December 18, 1787. One river that runs along the border of New Jersey is the Delaware River. New Jersey's highest point is 1,803. New Jersey is a place with many attractions like the New Jersey State Aquarium that shows many of the sea animals that we can't see out on the shore. Pictures of New Jerseys symbols are here.
Thomas Alva Edison was born on Feb. 11, 1847 in Milan, Ohio. He built more than 1,000 inventions including the light bulb. If he had never been born, we might not have light now. Another thing he created was the heater so that we would not freeze to death in the winter. He died in 1931. We will never forget him.
Albert Einstein was born on March 14, 1879. He was the person who made the expression we say [E=MC2] or E equals M C square. He invented the device called the “electrical eye,” which made the motion picture, television, and many other inventions. He won The Nobel Peace Prize in 1921 for this invention. He died in 1955 of old age.
Some of New Jersey's crops are cranberries, tomatoes, and blueberries.
Washington Crossing is one of their National Parks of where George Washington
crossed the Delaware River on Christmas night in 1776. New Jersey's
famous state bird is the Eastern Goldfinch.
Most Goldfinches live in New Jersey. New Jersey's state tree is the
Red Oak. It grows sixty to eighty feet tall.
The state flower is the Violet. It has a lovely
purple blossom. The New Jersey Garden Club decided that the state
flower should be the Violet because it is so pretty. New Jersey's
most attractive animal is the horse that roams all over America.
New Jersey's state song is "I'm From New Jersey".
New Jersey and I'm proud about it,
I love The Garden State
I'm from New Jersey and I want to shout it out,
I think it's simply great.
All of the other states throughout the nation
may mean a lot to some;
But I wouldn't want another,
Jersey is like no other
I'm glad that's where I'm from.
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