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2 State Flower: Camilla State Nut: Pecan State Flag: Adopted in 1895 State Tree: Long- Leaf Pine State Bird: Yellowhammer Capital: Montgomery

3 Agriculture: Peanuts, cotton, soybeans, wheat, poultry, beef, Green House, and Nursery products Manufacturing: Pulp and paper, cardboard, paper bags, and paper tissue Mining: Coal, limestone, bauxite, and marble Fishing: Oysters and clams

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5 There are tons of things to do in all of Alabama! Here are a few! Places to Visit: The Birmingham Civil Rights Monument in, of coarse, Birmingham, The First White House of the Confederacy In Montgomery, and Ivy Green [Helen Kellers birth place] in Tuscumbia Annual Events: Mardi Gras celebration in Mobile [Feb-Mar], The Alabama June Jam in Fort Payne [June], and the Cherokee Pow- Wow and Green Corn festival in Gadsen [August]

6 Highest Recorded Temperature: 112°F Location: Centerville Lowest Recorded Temperature: 27°F Location: New Market Usual High: 91.5°F Usual Low: 37.7°F Climate Region: Humid, Subtropical. Alabama has great outside weather! If you like to swim and not worry if you are going to get the chills when you get out of the pool, then this is the place for you! Just remember, don't go out in the winter to take a dip!!!! Alabamas weather is also great for curly hair!

7 Alabamas Governor…Robert Bentley! State Senators: 32 State Representatives: 105 U.S Senators: 2 U.S Representatives: 7 Electoral Votes: 9 Counties: 67 Recent Capital: Montgomery [1846- ] Past Capitals: St. Stephens [ ], Huntsville [ ], Cahaba [ ], and Tuscaloosa [ ] Alabamas Capitol Building.

8 Andrew Jackson 1518: European Alonzo Alveraez De Pineda sailed to Mobile Bay. He was the first European to visit what is now Alabama. 1814: General Andrew Jackson defeated the Red Stick Creek Indians. They Had to cede their land to the United States. 1817: Alabama became a federal territory. Two years later, Alabama became the 22 nd state 1861: Alabama withdrew from the union and Montgomery became the state capitol 1868: Alabama rejoined the union 1955: Rosa Parks took her stand causing the boycott of the Montgomery bus system

9 Montgomery 187,106 [1990] Birmingham 265,968 [1990] mobile 196,278 [1990] Huntsville 159,789 [1990] Tuscaloosa 77,759 [1990] City Population

10 In 1955, a very brave girl named Rosa Parks took a stand against racism. How? Well, she was very tired and on her way back home from work when a man of no color walked up to her and expected her to give up her seat because the bus was filled. She refused and got arrested. Rosa was the cause of the boycott of the Montgomery bus system.

11 Thick pine forests, areas of fertile soil, valuable mineral deposits, and deep rivers. Tennessee River Fun in the sun I guess!

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13 HIGHEST POINT: Cheaha Mt. Height: 2,407 Ft. LOWEST POINT: Along the Gulf of Mexico Height: Sea level SOME LANDFORMS: Black Belt, Black Warrior River, The Appalachian Mountains, Tombigbee River, Tennessee River, Tallapoosa River, Little Tallapoosa River, Guntersville Lake, Wheeler Lake, and more! Black Belt Cheaha Mt.

14 1.Google Img. 2.Fraiden, Dennis, Alabama: From Sea to Shining Sea. Chicago, Illinois: Children's Press. 3.The World Book Encyclopedia.[1990]. Alabama, VOL 1 Chicago IL. 4.Kathleen Thompson, [1996] Alabama: Portrait of America. Austin, Texas Raintree Stek – Vaughn. 5.www.50states.com Retrieved Feb from Alabama website: /maps/Alabama.gifwww.50states.com


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