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Detroit, Michigan by: Daniel Pirkle-2A

Individual project on cities of the US and Canada --> Make a game on Detroit, Michigan

What are Detroit's coordinates? (latitude and longitude)Detroit's coordinates are 42.22N 83.1W
What major city is 172 miles SE of Detroit?Cleveland, OH is 172 miles SE of Detroit
What major city is 284 miles SW of Detroit?Indianapolis, IN is 284 miles SW of Detroit
What large system of lakes is near Detroit?The Great Lakes are near Detroit
What was Detroit originally? (how was the city started)Detroit started as Fort Pontchartrain du Detroit in 1701
When was Detroit incorporated as a city?Detroit was incorporated as a city in 1802
Why was Detroit nicknamed "Arsenal of Democracy" during WWII?Detroit produced large amounts of mechanized weaponry during WWII
Who is Detroit governed by?Detroit is governed by a mayor and a nine-member city council
What can the mayor of Detroit do?The mayor can appoint several administrative officials and can veto the council's legislation
Who is the mayor of Detroit?The mayor of Detroit is Dennis W. Archer
What played an enormous role in shaping Detroit?Shipping in the Great Lakes was very important to shaping Detroit
Transport and manufacturing capacity in Detroit caused what industry to take root?The auto industry took rook in Detroit
What sort of industries are bringing diversity to the area of Detroit?"Clean" industries such as computers and medical research are coming to the area
What is being done to the Orchestra Hall?The Orchestra Hall is being renovated to renew the city's cultural resources
What kind of festivals at Hart Plaza draw people?Ethnic festivals are held each summer weekend on the waterfront
What two traditional events draw more than 1 million people downtown?The Thanksgiving Day Parade and the early July fireworks are very popular
Does Detroit have many institutions of higher learning?The metropolitan area has over a dozen institutions of high learning including Wayne State Univ.
What kind of publics schools are in Detroit?The Detroit Public Schools is a K-12 district
What are some of Detroits key industries?Iron, steel, wheels and axles, leather, chemicals, engines, railroad cars, and ships are key industries in Detroit
Who replaced jobs during strikes at auto plants in WWI?Blacks that migrated north took jobs at auto plants with workers on strike

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