10 Things you didn't know about nj

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10 Things you didn’t know about NJ
1. The first organized baseball game was played in Hoboken, NJ  in 1846.
2. New Jersey’s State House is the second oldest still in use. (Maryland has the oldest.)
3. New Jersey was known as the "Pathway of the Revolution." Over 100 battles were fought on New Jersey soil.
4. New Jersey has more horses per square mile than any other state. TheUnited States Equestrian Team is headquartered in Gladstone , NJ.
5. The properties in the United States version of the board game Monopoly are named after the streets of Atlantic City.
6. The first state to sign the Bill of Rights.
7. New Jersey is one of only two states (along with Oregon) where self-service filling of gasoline is prohibited.
8. The first professional basketball gamewas played in Trenton, NJ in 1896.
9. New Jersey has 127 miles of coastline on the Atlantic Ocean.
10. New Jersey is home to more than 9,800 farms covering 790,000 acres of farmland.
 
New Jersey ranks
* 2nd in blueberry production
* 3rd in cranberry production
* 3rd in bell peppers
* 4th in peach production
* 4th in head lettuce
10 cosas que no sabías sobre NJ1. El primer juego de béisbol organizado se jugó en Hoboken, Nueva Jersey en 1846.
2. Estado de Nueva Jersey Casa es la segunda más antigua todavía en uso. (Maryland tiene la más antigua.)
3. Nueva Jersey fue conocido como el "Camino de la Revolución." Más de 100 batallas se libraron en suelo de Nueva Jersey.
4. Nueva Jersey tiene más caballos por milla cuadrada que cualquier otroestado. Los Estados Unidos Ecuestre equipo tiene su sede en Gladstone, Nueva Jersey.
5. Las propiedades en la versión estadounidense del juego de mesa Monopoly llevan el nombre de las calles de Atlantic City.
6. El primer estado en firmar la Carta de Derechos.
7. Nueva Jersey es uno de los dos estados (junto con Oregón) donde se prohíbe el auto-servicio de llenado de gasolina.
8. Elprimer juego de baloncesto se jugó en Trenton, Nueva Jersey en 1896.
9. Nueva Jersey tiene 127 kilómetros de costa sobre el Océano Atlántico.
10. Nueva Jersey es el hogar de más de 9.800 explotaciones que cubren 790.000 hectáreas de tierras de cultivo.
Nueva Jersey filas
* 2 º en la producción de arándanos 
* 3 º en la producción de arándano 
* 3 º en pimientos 
* 4 º en laproducción de durazno 
* 4 º en lechuga
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* A Short History of New Jersey
* Delaware Indians
* The first people to live on the land now known as New Jersey were the Delaware Indians. They lived here starting at least 10,000 years ago. Anywhere from 8,000 to 20,000 Delaware Indians lived in the area when the first Europeans arrived. Their name means "original people" or"genuine people." They spoke an Algonquian dialect.

Though they were considered one tribe, the Delaware Indians didn't act as one unified group. Instead, they lived in small communities made up mostly of extended family members. The men would hunt or fish during the day. Depending on the season they might search for clams off the Jersey shore or hunt in the woods. The women worked in the gardens. Theygrew squash, beans, sweet potatoes, and corn.

When the first explorers came, the Delaware Indians lived in parts of Delaware, New Jersey, and eastern Pennsylvania. Europeans called them the Delaware Indians.
* Colonial Times
* Around 1524, Giovanni de Verrazano became the first European to explore New Jersey. He sailed along the coast and anchored off Sandy Hook. The colonial historyof New Jersey started after Henry Hudson sailed through Newark Bay in 1609. Although Hudson was British, he worked for the Netherlands, so he claimed the land for the Dutch. It was called New Netherlands. 

Small trading colonies sprang up where the present towns of Hoboken and Jersey City are located. The Dutch, Swedes, and Finns were the first European settlers in New Jersey. Bergen, founded...
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