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Informative Speech

Kelsey Lowe

Introduction
Walt Disneys creation (Cross, 2004) Disney World is twice the size of Manhattan (Lehrer, 2013) 17 million visitors a year (Lehrer, 2013) Includes: (WDW in Brief) 4 theme parks

2 water parks
35 resort hotels

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Magic Kingdom
Opened Oct 1, 1971 (WDW in Brief)

142 acres (WDW in Brief)


Duplicate of Disneyland (Cross, 2004) Divided into 6 themed lands (WDW in Brief)

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Main Street, U.S.A.


Leads to Cinderellas Castle Icon of Walt Disney World and Walt Disney Company 189-feet-tall (WDW in Brief) 16 million lights light it up at night (WDW Resort)

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Adventureland

Ride through a town taken over by pirates Inspired 4 blockbuster movies Added Captain Jack Sparrow and Barbossa

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Liberty Square
Tour through Haunted Mansion Over 15 rooms filled with ghosts and ghouls always watching you (WDW Resort)

Home to 999 haunts (WDW Resort)

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Frontierland
Log ride Stars characters from Song of the South (WDW Resort) Brer Rabbit, Brer Bear and Brer Fox 5 story drop into a briar patch (WDW Resort)

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New Fantasyland
Largest Expansion in history of Magic Kingdom (WDW Resort) Nearly double the size (WDW Resort) Recreates: Belles Village and Beasts Castle Ariels Grotto Dwarfs cottage and mine shaft

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Tomorrowland

Based on Toy Story series Shooting gallery game (WDW Resort) Shoot lasers to defeat the Evil Emperor Zurg (WDW Resort)

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Epcot
Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow (Cross, 2004)
305 acres (WDW in Brief) Opened Oct 1, 1982 (WDW in Brief) Icon: Spaceship Earth 180-foot-tall (WDW Resort) Divided into two parts (WDW Resort)

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Future World
Focuses on transportation, communication, sea life, energy, agriculture, and space (Lefkon, 2001) Hang-glide over the vistas of California (WDW Resort) Features oceans, ski slopes, redwood forests, orange groves, other landmarks like the Golden Gate Bridge (WDW Resort)

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World Showcase
11 nations in a semicircle around the World Showcase Lagoon (WDW Resort) Shopping and food specific to that country (WDW Resort)

Countries include:
Norway America Italy Morocco France Mexico China Germany Japan

Canada

United Kingdom

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Disneys Hollywood Studios


1930s and 1940s Hollywood glitz and glamour (Cross, 2004) Working film, TV, and radio studio (WDW in Brief) 135 acres (WDW in Brief)

Opened in May of 1989 (WDW in Brief)

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Hollywood Boulevard

Journey into the movies and see some of the most famous films (WDW Resort) Alien, Casablanca, Mary Poppins, Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Wizard of Oz (WDW Resort)

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Streets of America

Focused on stunts performed by cars in movies: car chases

Stunts on jet skis and motorcycles as well

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Pixar Place

Based on Toy Story series

Play carnival games in 3D (WDW Resort) Darts, Ring toss, Egg throw, Baseball throw (WDW Resort)

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Sunset Boulevard
Based on TV series The Twilight Zone (WDW Resort) Takes place inside the Hollywood Tower Hotel Closed in 1939 after 5 residents disappear in the elevator (WDW Resort) Sudden drops and speedy ups Different ride each time (WDW Resort)

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Sunset Boulevard
Watch Aerosmith finish up a recording session (WDW Resort) Call a super-stretch limo to take you to the concert (WDW Resort) Take off at 60 mph to reach the concert in time (WDW Resort)

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Animal Kingdom

Opened April 22, 1998 (WDW in Brief) 403 acres (WDW in Brief) Built on site ten times larger than Disneyland (Cross, 2004)

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Discovery Island

145 feet tall and 50 feet wide at the base (WDW Resort)

Over 300 animal carvings (WDW Resort)

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Camp Minnie-Mickey
Music of The Lion King (WDW Resort)
Featuring acrobatic monkeys and a fire dancer (WDW Resort)

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Africa
Guided tour of the African outback (WDW Resort)
34 different species of exotic African wildlife (WDW Resort) Open plains, shady forest landscapes, and rocky wetlands (WDW Resort)

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Asia
Expedition through the Himalayas (WDW Resort)
Track has been broken so have to go backwards (WDW Resort) Escape the Yeti (WDW Resort)

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DinoLand U.S.A.
Enter time machine and travel back 65 million years ago to find and bring back an Iguanodon (WDW Resort) You are there only a couple of minutes before the meteor that caused the extinction of the dinosaurs (WDW Resort) See dinosaurs close up (WDW Resort)

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Conclusion
Includes: (WDW in Brief) 4 theme parks 2 water parks 35 resort hotels 4 golf courses 2 full service spas Disneys Wedding Pavilion ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex Downtown Disney Available in Disney Cruise Line packages

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Works Cited: Sources

Cross, Gary. "Walt Disney World." Encyclopedia of Recreation and Leisure in America. Ed. Gary S. Cross. Vol. 2. Detroit: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2004. 405-409. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 13 Oct. 2013. Lefkon, Wendy, and Jody Revenson, eds. Walt Disney World Resort: 100 Years of Magic. New York: Disney Editions, 2001. Print. Lehrer, Eli. "Disney's America; To understand ourselves, this is one place to start." The Weekly Standard 10 June 2013. Opposing Viewpoints In Context. Web. 6 Oct. 2013. "Walt Disney World in Brief." Walt Disney World News. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Oct. 2013. "Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida."Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Oct. 2013.

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Frontierland
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New Fantasyland
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Epcot
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Disneys Hollywood Studios


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Pixar Place
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Animal Kingdom:
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