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  • 1. AlaskaBy: Zachary Jones and Levi Wilhide
  • 2. State Capitol● The capital of Alaska is Juneau● Official website for Alaska is www. alaska.gov
  • 3. History of Alaska● Alaska was purchased from Russia in march 30th 1867● It was purchased for 7.2 million dollars● Today its worth 120 million do to inflation● Went through several administrative changes before becoming an organized state on May 11th 1912● The 49th state on January 3rd 1953
  • 4. Geographic Location● East of Russia● Northwest of canada
  • 5. State Flag
  • 6. Population● population as of 2011 , 722,718● population in 1890s , 32, 052
  • 7. Geographical Size586,412 square miles(1,518,800 km^2)
  • 8. Major industries and resourcesLumber and natural gas are there majorindustriesResources include timber, gold,natural gasand coal.
  • 9. Alaskas Climate● Lowest temperature -30 degrees F● Highest temperature 80 degrees F● Average temperature is 30 degrees F
  • 10. Alaskas Natural Resources● Forestry● Oil and Gas● Fishing● Mining
  • 11. Major Cities and Colleges1. Juneau - Alaska State Capitol
  • 12. Major Cities2. Nome3. Fairbanks4. Anchorage5. Ketchikan
  • 13. Major Colleges● University of Alaska ○ University of Alaska Juneau ○ University of Alaska Nome ○ University of Alaska Fairbanks ○ University of Alaska Anchorage● Alaska Pacific University
  • 14. Current Events - Sarah Palin● Was Alaska Governor● Ran for Vice President of United States● She didnt win
  • 15. Sarah PalinHer thoughts on Foreign Policies.
  • 16. Famous People● Ray Mala - Actor● Sydney Lawrence - Famous Painter● Margaret Elizabeth Bell - Author● Virgil F. Partch - Cartoonist● Sarah Palin
  • 17. State Motto● North to the Future
  • 18. State Flower, Animal, and Bird● Flower - Alpine Forget-Me-Not● Bird - Willow Ptarmigan● Animal - Moose
  • 19. Willow Ptarmigan
  • 20. State Nickname● The Last Frontier
  • 21. Other Facts● Alaskas long cool summers are good for growing huge vegetables
  • 22. Citationshttp://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2011/12/28/murkowski-pushes-for-hollywood-walk-of-fame-star-for-ray-mala-the-eskimo-clark-gable-6841http://www.alaska.gov/http://alaska.org/http://www.alaska.com/http://www.alaska.com/about/weather/http://instaar.colorado.edu/QGISL/AGCA/patterns_tmp.htmlhttp://pphotography-blog.blogspot.com/2012/01/forget-me-not-flower.htmlhttp://www.birdzilla.com/state-based-information2/alaska-3004.htmlhttp://www.zooinphoto.com/MOOSEhttp://dnr.alaska.gov/parks/asp/curevnts.htm

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