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Colorado

  1. 1. Colorado Nil Sine Numine Nothing with out the deity By: Matthew Lookingbill and Dale Williams
  2. 2. History of Colorado <ul><ul><li>On August 1, 1876 Colorado was admitted to the United States. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>38th state and earning it the moniker &quot;Centennial State&quot;,     </li></ul></ul><ul><li>because it entered the union in 1876, 100 years after the signing of the Declaration of Independence. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Colorado flag <ul><ul><li>Designed by Andrew Carlisle Johnson in 1911.  The blue stands for the sky and the white stands for the snow capped mountans. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  4. 4. Colorado population <ul><ul><li>State population - around 39,864, 1876 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>State population - over 5 million, 2011 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Population ranked 22nd in US, around 48.31/sq mi </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Colorado facts <ul><ul><li>The longest set of dinosaur tracks discovered to date is in Picketwire Canyon near La Junta in southeastern Colorado. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Denver, lays claim to the invention of the cheeseburger. The trademark for the name Cheeseburger was awarded in 1935 to Louis Ballast </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Colorado's geography <ul><ul><li>The land area is 103, 717 square miles </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Colorado has 54 14,000 ft. mountain peaks, more than any in the U.S. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Colorado Colleges <ul><ul><li>ITT Technical Institute </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop knowledge to pursue many of today's fastest growing career fields, including electronics, web development, computer programming,computer networking, computer drafting and design, criminal justice, business and health sciences. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  http://www.50states.com/college/colorado.htm </li></ul><ul><ul><li>DeVry University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Devry University is an accredited university offering you the flexibility of over 90 locations, online courses and a wide variety of bachelor’s and master’s degree programs. </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Major Cities <ul><ul><li>Denver-The capitol of Colorado, in the first few years, Denver was destroyed twice, once by fire, and once by flood, named after James William Denver, the 1858 gov </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>  Colorado Spirngs-A city in Colorado, the United States Air Force Academy is located here. </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Sports <ul><ul><li>The Broncos </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>  Established in 1960 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>  Two super bowl wins in 1997 and 1998 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>  Best player is John Elway </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. What to do <ul><ul><li>There are many things to do in Colorado </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Skiing or Snowboarding </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mountain Climbing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Many Casinos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Amusement Parks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Aquariums </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Colorado Rocky Mountains <ul><ul><li>The highest peak in the rockies is Mt. Elbert which is in Colorado </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Rocky Mountains stretch more than 3,000 miles (4,830 km) from the northernmost part of British Columbia , in western Canada , to New Mexico , in the southwestern United States . </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Famous people from Colorado <ul><ul><li>Tim Allen </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lon Chaney </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ralph Edwards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ted Mack </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Paul Whiteman </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Colorado Video <ul><li>http://www.earthcam.com/usa/colorado/ </li></ul>
  14. 14. Colorado Pictures <ul><li>  </li></ul>
  15. 15. Conclusion <ul><li>     In conclusion, Colorado Is a great state to visit if you're looking for diversity. It has many bustling cities filled with lots to do and many places to go. On the other side it has a lot of peaceful nature places like the Rocky Mountains. With many attractions and other places to visit Colorado is a wonderful place all-around. </li></ul>

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