Presentation on theme: "By: Meridith Allison. State Symbols Yellow Hammer Camellia Flag Southern Longleaf Pine."— Presentation transcript:
By: Meridith Allison
State Symbols Yellow Hammer Camellia Flag Southern Longleaf Pine
State Facts Capital: Montgomery Statehood: December 14, nd state Highest Point: Mount Cheaha 2407 feet Governor: Bob Riley State Song : Alabama by Julia Tutwiler Tennessee Florida Mississippi Georgia
Products Cotton Soy beans Peanuts
Interesting Facts about Alabama Alabama workers built the first rocket to put humans on the moon. Huntsville is known as the rocket capital of the World. In 1995 Heather Whitestone served as the first Miss America chosen with a disability. Issued in 2002 the Alabama state quarter is the first Us coin to ever contain Braille. The coin pictures Helen Keller.
Famous Alabamians Hank Aaron- baseball player Nat King Cole-singer Helen Keller-educator,author Harper Lee-author Heather Whitestone Miss America Jim Nabors -Actor Hank Williams -singer Coretta Scott King- civil rights leader Zelda Fitzgerald- artist / author Willie Mays- baseball Insert book jacket from To Kill a Mockingbird Insert photo of Hank Aaron