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  • 1. Alabama By: Morgan McCrea and Paige Cassell Business Presentations October 9th, 2013
  • 2. Table of Contents ❏ Alabama ❏ History of Alabama ❏ State Facts ❏ Nickname(s): ❏ More State Facts ❏ Tourist Attractions ❏ Famous People ❏ Natural Resources ❏ Geographical Resources ❏ Climate ❏ Major Industries ❏ Video! ❏ Summary! ❏ Citations
  • 3. Alabama ★ The state capital is Montgomery ★ Population: 4,444,000 ★ Geographical Size- 52,423 square miles
  • 4. History of Alabama ★ Spanish settlers arrived in 1519. ★ Joined the union as the 22nd state on December 14th, 1819. ★ Alabama succeeded from the Union in 1861.
  • 5. State Facts ★ Bird: Yellowhammer ★ Animal: Black Bear ★ Insect: Monarch Butterfly ★ Flower: Camellia
  • 6. Nickname(s): ★ Cotton State ★ Yellowhammer ★ Heart of Dixie
  • 7. Major Cities ★ Birmingham - largest city ★ Montgomery - capital of Arizona ★ Huntsville - Nasa’s Marshall Space Flight Center ★ Tuscaloosa - University of Alabama
  • 8. Famous People ★ Helen Keller - 1880 ★ Rosa Parks - 1913 ★ Nat “King” Cole - 1919
  • 9. Tourist Attractions ★ Fort Morgan ★ Wind Creek State Park ★ Oak Mountain State ★ Birmingham Zoo Park ★ Splash Adventure ★ Cheaha Mountain State Park
  • 10. Natural Resources ★ Treasure of: ○ Timber ○ water ○ wildlife ○ soil ★ 70% is covered in forest.
  • 11. Geographic Location ★ Eastern south-central, US. ★ Ranks the 29th in size out of all 50 states.
  • 12. Climate ★ Mainly humid subtropical ★ Three climate divisions; ○ lower coastal plain ○ northern plateau ○ upper coastal plain ★ The average temperature is 64 degrees
  • 13. Major Industries ★ Agriculture: ○ corn ○ livestock ○ soybeans ★ Mining ○ Iron ore ○ coal ★ Steelmaking
  • 14. Summary! ★ Alabama is a huge part of agriculture ★ Mostly Humid ★ Many tourist attractions
  • 15. Citations http://www.alabama.gov http://www.city-data.com/Alabama-Location-.html http://yourstateflagstinks.blogspot.com http://www.enchantedlearning.com/usa/alabama http://www.postcardsfrom.com/fun/fun-al.html http://wiki.answers.com/industries_in_Alabama http://www.aces.edu/forestry/anrc/aboutus.php http://www.enchantedlearning.com/usa/states/alabama/ http://www.postcardsfrom.com/stamp/stamp-al.html