South Dakota by Joshua Craig and Sofia Lagodinski Business Presentations 11/09/09
Preview <ul><li>topics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>  Location </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>General Information </li></ul></ul><ul>...
Location <ul><li>      located in the Midwestern region of the United states </li></ul>
General Information <ul><li>- capital : Pierre </li></ul><ul><li>- nickname : Rushmore state or Coyote state </li></ul><ul...
History   <ul><li>- exploration began in 1743 when Louis-Joseph and François Verendrye came from France </li></ul><ul><li>...
Landscape
Landscape cont. <ul><li>- 380 miles long 210 miles wide </li></ul><ul><li>- bordered to : North Dakota , Nebraska , Minnes...
Climate <ul><ul><li>Interior Continental Climate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>hot summers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><u...
Tourism <ul><ul><li>Mt. Rushmore  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>near Keystone, South Dakota </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><...
Sports <ul><li>-  low populations SD does not host any major league sports </li></ul><ul><li>   </li></ul><ul><li>  - has ...
Famous people <ul><li>-   Sparky Anderson  baseball manager </li></ul><ul><li>-  Tom Brokaw  TV newscaster </li></ul><ul><...
                        Economy <ul><li>- stable economy </li></ul><ul><li>     - dominated by   wholesale  and retail tra...
              Major Cities and colleges <ul><li>  - University of Sioux Falls </li></ul><ul><li>- Presentation College </l...
State symbols <ul><ul><li>flower    American pasqueflower  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>grass  Western wheat grass  </li></u...
major industries and services <ul><li>       major industries  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>cattle farming </...
                   Additional Info <ul><li>-Lake Oahe </li></ul><ul><li>     -located 10-15 miles South of Interstate 212 ...
most important facts (summary)   REMEMBER!   - located in the Midwestern region of the United states - capital : Pierre - ...
Video   <ul><li>  </li></ul>
                          Pop Quiz <ul><ul><li>What was the major tourist attraction? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What was ...
Sources <ul><ul><li>www.kidport.com/RefLib/UsaGeography </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.statemaster.com/state/SD-south-dako...
 
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  1. 1. South Dakota by Joshua Craig and Sofia Lagodinski Business Presentations 11/09/09
  2. 2. Preview <ul><li>topics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>  Location </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>General Information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>History </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Landscape </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Climate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tourism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sports </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Most important facts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Famous people </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Major cities and colleges </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>State symbols </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Additional info </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Economy </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>    </li></ul>
  3. 3. Location <ul><li>     located in the Midwestern region of the United states </li></ul>
  4. 4. General Information <ul><li>- capital : Pierre </li></ul><ul><li>- nickname : Rushmore state or Coyote state </li></ul><ul><li>- population : 804,194 (July 2008) </li></ul><ul><li>- Abbreveations : SD </li></ul><ul><li>- largest city : Sioux Falls </li></ul><ul><li>- State Motto : &quot;Under god the people rule&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>- Governer : Mike Rounds </li></ul><ul><li>- land area : 196,542 sq km </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  5. 5. History   <ul><li>- exploration began in 1743 when Louis-Joseph and François Verendrye came from France </li></ul><ul><li>- The U.S. acquired the region as part of the Louisiane Purchase in 1803 and it was explored by Lewis and Clark in 1804-1806 </li></ul><ul><li>- settlement of South Dakota begin with the arrival of the railroad in 1873 and the discovery of gold in the black hills 1874 </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  6. 6. Landscape
  7. 7. Landscape cont. <ul><li>- 380 miles long 210 miles wide </li></ul><ul><li>- bordered to : North Dakota , Nebraska , Minnesota, Iowa and Montana </li></ul><ul><li>- important rivers : Cheyenne river, Missouri river, James river, white river </li></ul><ul><li>- highest point : Harney park  at 7,242 feet above the sea level </li></ul><ul><li>- lowest point : Big stone lake at 966 feet above sea level </li></ul><ul><li>- mountains : mount rushmore , odakota mountain , Harney peak, green mountain , bear mountain etc . </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  8. 8. Climate <ul><ul><li>Interior Continental Climate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>hot summers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>cold winters </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>high winds </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>periodic droughts </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>ex: record low temperature is -58 degress fahrenheit ( February 17,1936) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>ex: record high temperature is 120 degrees fahrenheit (July 5,1936 ) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>     </li></ul>
  9. 9. Tourism <ul><ul><li>Mt. Rushmore </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>near Keystone, South Dakota </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>nickname: &quot;six fathers&quot; </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>presidents ingraved: Washington , Jefferson , Lincoln and Roosevelt </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>major tourist attraction </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>  </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>  </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Odakota Mt. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pennington County, South Dakota   </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>  7,198 feet above sea level </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  10. 10. Sports <ul><li>-  low populations SD does not host any major league sports </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  - has a number of minor league teams </li></ul><ul><li>  -either in Sioux Falls or Rapid City </li></ul><ul><li>- examples are Sioux Falls canaries (baseball) , Sioux Falls skyforce (basketball) , sioux falls Stempede (hockey) and Sioux falls storm </li></ul><ul><li>(arena football) </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  11. 11. Famous people <ul><li>-  Sparky Anderson baseball manager </li></ul><ul><li>- Tom Brokaw TV newscaster </li></ul><ul><li>- John James Exon senator </li></ul><ul><li>- Cheryl Ladd actress </li></ul><ul><li>- Hubert H. Humphrey senator and vice president </li></ul><ul><li>- Jess Thomas opera singer </li></ul>Tom Brokaw Cheryl Ladd
  12. 12.                         Economy <ul><li>- stable economy </li></ul><ul><li>     - dominated by wholesale and retail trade, and agriculture </li></ul><ul><li>- business sales </li></ul><ul><li>     -1984 was $10.5 billion </li></ul><ul><li>     - 2008 is $56.6 billion </li></ul><ul><li>- In 2007 farm sales reciepted $6.1 billion </li></ul><ul><li>     - crops generated $3.1 billion </li></ul><ul><li>     - livestock generated $2.7 billion </li></ul>
  13. 13.               Major Cities and colleges <ul><li>  - University of Sioux Falls </li></ul><ul><li>- Presentation College </li></ul><ul><li>- Dakota State College </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>-Sioux Falls, SD </li></ul><ul><li>     -first most populated city </li></ul><ul><li>     -population of 152,396 </li></ul><ul><li>-Rapid City </li></ul><ul><li>     -second most populated city </li></ul><ul><li>     -population of 62,715 </li></ul>
  14. 14. State symbols <ul><ul><li>flower   American pasqueflower </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>grass Western wheat grass </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>soil houdek </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>tree black hills spruce </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>bird ring-necked pheasant </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>insect honeybee </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>animal coyote </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>mineral stone rose quartz </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>gemstone fairburn agate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>colors blue and gold (in state flag) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  song “Hail! South Dakota” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  fish walleye </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>musical instrument fiddle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  dessert kuchen </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. major industries and services <ul><li>       major industries </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>cattle farming </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>gold mining </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>food products </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>machinery </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>wood products </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>               major services </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>  service stations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>travel services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>repair shops </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>stores and supplies for Mt. Rushmore </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16.                   Additional Info <ul><li>-Lake Oahe </li></ul><ul><li>     -located 10-15 miles South of Interstate 212 East </li></ul><ul><li>     - biggest lake </li></ul><ul><li>-In the winter expect freezing temperatures belowzero </li></ul><ul><li>-In the summer expect sorring temperatures of over 100 degrees </li></ul><ul><li>-Sitting Bull </li></ul><ul><li>     -a famous Hunkpapa Lakota Sioux indian </li></ul><ul><li>     -holy man </li></ul><ul><li>     -lead his people as war cheif during the resistance of the U.S. </li></ul>
  17. 17. most important facts (summary)   REMEMBER!   - located in the Midwestern region of the United states - capital : Pierre - exploration began in 1743 - Interior Continental Climate - Mt. Rushmore --> major tourist attraction - largest city : Sioux Falls - has a number of minor league sports teams              
  18. 18. Video <ul><li>  </li></ul>
  19. 19.                          Pop Quiz <ul><ul><li>What was the major tourist attraction? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What was the capital? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Who was the famous Sioux tribe war cheif? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Who was John James Exon? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Who were the four presidents ingraved in Mt. Rushmore? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What was the most populated city? </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Sources <ul><ul><li>www.kidport.com/RefLib/UsaGeography </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.statemaster.com/state/SD-south-dakota/geo-geography </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.travelsd.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.siouxfalls.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.nsp.gov/moru/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.wikepedia.com / </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.sd.gov/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  </li></ul></ul>
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