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  • Your Name
    Date
    Our 50 States:[Name of Your State]
  • Symbols of [name of your state]
    The state bird is:
    The state flower is:
    The state tree is:
    Add a picture here.
    Add a picture here.
    Add a picture here.
  • State Flag
    Describe the flag and why this design was chosen for your state.
    Add a picture here.
  • State Nickname
    Tell what is the state’s nickname. Write a short explanation of how your state got this nickname.
  • State History
    First Inhabitants
    Name the major tribes of Native Americans that lived in this state. Include a few interesting facts about these people.
    Exploration
    Which European explorers visited your state and where did they come from?
    Settlement
    Where was the first post-explorer settlement located in your state? Who started it and why?
  • State History, continued
    Colonial Days
    If your state was one of the original thirteen colonies, explain what life was probably like during that time.
    Territorial Days
    If your state was a territory before it became a state, explain when the United States Congress created the territory. Explain how settlers were able to obtain land in the new territory.
  • This state became the _____ state in the United States in __________.
    The first Governor of the state was _________________.
    Statehood
  • Government
    National Government
    Name the current United States Senators and Representatives.
    State Government
    Name the current governor.
    Describe the state’s legislature.
  • Maps
    In this space, insert a political and/or physical map of your state. Point out the state capital.
    Note: Check out Clip art and Media on office Online at http://office.microsoft.com/clipart for maps and other graphics of your state.
  • Population
    1950:
    1960:
    1970:
    1980:
    1990:
    2000
    Over the past fifty years the population has (increased/decreased).
  • Economy
    Chief products of the state include:
    Agricultural (farm) products
    Mining products
    Manufactured goods
  • Weather
    The average high temperature in July is:
    The average high temperature in January is:
    The average yearly precipitation is:
  • Natural Resources
    Water
    Name the major rivers and bodies of water.
    Minerals
    Name and describe a few different kinds of minerals.
  • Natural Resources, continued
    Plant Life
    Name and describe some of the trees and wildflowers.
    Animal Life
    Name and describe some of the wild animals.
  • Places to Visit
    Choose one place in your state that would be interesting to visit. Tell where it is located in the state and why it would be interesting to visit.
    Note: You can use Microsoft Internet Explorer to find information about your site.
  • Famous People
    Choose three well known residents of your state. Tell what they did to become famous.
  • State Motto
    Tell about the state motto and what makes this state special.
  • Works Cited
    List the resources you used for your research.