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Iowa the worst state in the country.

Iowa the worst state in the country.

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    • 1. Iowa Business Presentations Date: 3/18/2011 Presented by: Jacob Fuller and Darren Dickensheets
    • 2. A Video Introduction
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    • 3. Main Points
        • Geography
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        • Climate
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        • Agriculture
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        • Tourism
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        • State facts and many more
    • 4. The Big Picture
        • Today we will be talking about the fine state of Iowa
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        •   Alot of farmland!
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        • Very rural state
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    • 5.   Facts
        • Iowa is the is the 29th state
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        •   The state capital is Des Moines
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        •   Was added as a state in 1846
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        • Nickname - Hawkeye State
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        •   Population- 2,966,334
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    • 6. CORN
        •   Iowa produces over 10 billion
      •       dollars in crops and livestock
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        • Iowa is such a agricultural place
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        • Iowa is also known as the "Food Capital of the World"
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        • Iowa produces more corn than any other state in the U.S
    • 7. Iowa... A Simple Place
      • The state of Iowa is known for being a very powerful food producing state. Miles and miles of flat land which makes it ideal for growing crops.
    • 8. Geography  
        • Land Area- 55,869 sg. miles
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        • Large areas of wide open flat land
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    • 9. Alternative Energy
      • Along with corn, Iowa has many wind turbines. Iowa is the second best state when it comes to wind energy
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      • About 17% of Iowa's electricy come from wind turbines.
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      • Iowa is a great example of how to use our natural resources and not fossil fuels
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    • 10.   State Details
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        • Iowa has 99 counties
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        • Iowa's highest elevation
      • point is at 1,670. That is
      • ranked 42nd
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        • State motto: Our liberties we prize and our rights we maintain.
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    • 11. Tourist Attractions
        • Civil war
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        • Historic Farms
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        • Des Moines (State Capital)
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        • Field of Dreams: Free admision, open from April 1st, November 30th.  
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    • 12. Iowa Football
        • Iowa State
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        • Home of the Hawk Eyes
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        • Average Football team
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        •   Been in the Big Ten conference since 1900
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        • Been in 5 Rosebowls but only won 2
    • 13. Iowa Hawkeyes Football
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    • 14. Climate
        • Humid continental
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        • Same as PA
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        • High 80s in the summer
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        • Low 20s in the winter
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    • 16. Work Cited
        • http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0108213.html
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        • http://www.iowa.gov/
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        • http://publications.iowa.gov/135/1/history/7-1.html