Presentation on theme: "Our 50 States: [Name of Your State]"— Presentation transcript:
1 Our 50 States: [Name of Your State] Your NameDate
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3 State FlagDescribe the flag and why this design was chosen for your state.Add a picture here.
4 State NicknameTell what is the state’s nickname. Write a short explanation of how your state got this nickname.
5 State History First Inhabitants Exploration Settlement Name the major tribes of Native Americans that lived in this state. Include a few interesting facts about these people.ExplorationWhich European explorers visited your state and where did they come from?SettlementWhere was the first post-explorer settlement located in your state? Who started it and why?
6 State History, continued Colonial DaysIf your state was one of the original thirteen colonies, explain what life was probably like during that time.Territorial DaysIf 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.
7 StatehoodThis state became the _____ state in the United States in __________.The first Governor of the state was _________________.
8 Government National Government State Government Name the current United States Senators and Representatives.State GovernmentName the current governor.Describe the state’s legislature.
9 MapsIn this space, insert a political and/or physical map of your state. Point out the state capital.Note: Check out Clip art and Media on office Online at for maps and other graphics of your state.
10 Population1950:1960:1970:1980:1990:2000Over the past fifty years the population has (increased/decreased).
11 Economy Chief products of the state include: Agricultural (farm) productsMining productsManufactured goods
12 Weather The average high temperature in July is: The average high temperature in January is:The average yearly precipitation is:
13 Natural Resources Water Minerals Name the major rivers and bodies of water.MineralsName and describe a few different kinds of minerals.
14 Natural Resources, continued Plant LifeName and describe some of the trees and wildflowers.Animal LifeName and describe some of the wild animals.
15 Places to VisitChoose 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.Note: You can use Microsoft Internet Explorer to find information about your site.
16 Famous PeopleChoose three well known residents of your state. Tell what they did to become famous.
17 State MottoTell about the state motto and what makes this state special.
18 Works CitedList the resources you used for your research.