Presentation on theme: "Our 50 States: [Name of Your State] Your Name Date."— Presentation transcript:
Our 50 States: [Name of Your State] Your Name Date
Symbols of (name of your state) The state bird is The state flower is The state tree is Add a picture here.
State Flag Paste the state flag here and give a brief explanation of what is on the flag. Paste Flag here
State Nickname What is the state’s nickname? Write a short explanation of how your state got this nickname.
State Motto Tell about the state motto and what makes this state special.
State History First Inhabitants Name the major tribes of Native Americans that lived in this state. Include a few interesting facts about these people. Exploration Which explorers visited your state and where did they come from? Settlement Where was the first settlement located in your state? Who started the settlement and why?
State History, continued Colonial Days If your state was one of the original thirteen colonies, explain what life was probably like during that time. Territorial Days If your state was a territory before it became a state, explain when the United States Congress created the territory. Explain how settlers were able to obtain land in the new territory.
State History, continued This state became the ____ state in the United States in ____. The first governor of the state was _________.
(Name of Your State) Capital of (State) is ____________________________ The Abbreviation of (State) is ________________________________ The 2010 Population of (State) is _____________________________ Please Add a Picture of the State Capital
Geographic Location and Neighbors The State of (State) is located in the ____________________ region of the United States List all the neighboring States: _______________________
Map of US Region (State) is located in Please place a map of the US region your State is located in
Places to Visit Choose one place in your state that would be interesting to visit. Tell where it is located in the state and why it would be interesting to visit them. Place 1 of 4
Places to Visit Choose a second place in your state that would be interesting to visit. Tell where it is located in the state and why it would be interesting to visit them. Place 2 of 4
Places to Visit Choose a third place in your state that would be interesting to visit. Tell where it is located in the state and why it would be interesting to visit them. Place 3 of 4
Places to Visit Choose a fourth and final place in your state that would be interesting to visit. Tell where it is located in the state and why it would be interesting to visit them. Place 4 of 4
Famous People Choose five well known residents of your state. Tell what they did to become famous.
Government National Government Name the current United States Senators. This state has ____ electoral votes. State Government Name the current governor. Describe the state’s legislature. Add a Picture of the Current Governor
Maps In this space insert a political and/or physical map of your state. The map must show the capital, major landforms, and historical/tourist areas
Economy Chief products of the state include: Agricultural (farm) products: Mining products: Manufactured goods:
Natural Resources Water Name the major rivers and bodies of water. Minerals Name and describe a few different kinds of minerals.
Natural Resources, continued Plant Life Name and describe some of the trees and wildflowers. Animal Life Name and describe some of the wild animals.
Weather The average high temperature in July is _________. The average high temperature in January is __________. The average yearly precipitation is _____________.
Recreational Activities of (name of your state) List pro and college sports teams, and other various activities
Bibliography List the resources you used for your research.