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Nebraska By: Lynna T., Ashley C., Hannah T.. Population, Nickname Population, Nickname PPPPopulation:1,796,619 people NNNNickname: The Cornhusker.

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Presentation on theme: "Nebraska By: Lynna T., Ashley C., Hannah T.. Population, Nickname Population, Nickname PPPPopulation:1,796,619 people NNNNickname: The Cornhusker."— Presentation transcript:

1 Nebraska By: Lynna T., Ashley C., Hannah T.

2 Population, Nickname Population, Nickname PPPPopulation:1,796,619 people NNNNickname: The Cornhusker State

3 Capital city, Major cities, Region in the U.S. Capital city: Lincoln Major cities: Omaha, Bellevue, Grand Island Region in the U.S.:Midwest

4 State Bird, State Tree, State Flag  State bird: Western Meadowlark  State tree: Cottonwood  State flag:

5 Geography Great Plains and sand dunes Rivers and lakes. The great Missouri River forms Nebraska’s eastern and northeastern border. Nebraska’s principal river, the Platte, flows into the Missouri at Plattsmouth.

6 History PPrehistoric people probably lived in the Nebraska Region between 10,000 and 25,000 years ago. Scientists base this belief on the discovery tips of stone tips and weapons. In 1714, a French explorer and adventurer Etienne Veniard de Bourgmont, traveled up the Missouri River to the Mouth of the Platte River. OOur state became a state on March 1, 1867, the 37 th state.

7 Economy, Industries: Jobs, products Nebraska is one of the leading agriculture states. Farms and ranches take up more than 90% of the land. That is a higher percentage than any other state. Nebraska is one of the leading agriculture states. Farms and ranches take up more than 90% of the land. That is a higher percentage than any other state.

8 Popular Attractions Arbor Lodge, Bellevue, Brownville, Girls and Boys Town, Museum of the Fur Trade, Scouts Rest Ranch, Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer Arbor Lodge, Bellevue, Brownville, Girls and Boys Town, Museum of the Fur Trade, Scouts Rest Ranch, Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer

9 Famous people and college/university Famous people: Bob Gibson Hall Of Fame Baseball pitcher, Willa Cather author of “O Pioneers.” Famous people: Bob Gibson Hall Of Fame Baseball pitcher, Willa Cather author of “O Pioneers.” Colleges and Universities: Bellevue University, Chardon State University, Clarkson College, Concordia University Colleges and Universities: Bellevue University, Chardon State University, Clarkson College, Concordia University

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