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  • 1. ALASKA
    • Álvaro Alarcon Onieva
    • Sergio Cuenca García
    • Rafael García Moreno
  • 2. The flag  means: the stars forming the constellation Ursa Major, and in the upper right corner, the North Star.
  • 3. Introduccion
    • The United States of America is a federal republic country on the continent of Nort American . It is Located Mostly in Nort American . It Consists of 50 states and a federal district . After the United States on the winning side WAS of two World Wars and After the Cold War , it've Become the world's only superpower . It is famous for STI Influence over finance, commerce, culture, military, politics, and technology.
  • 4. General characteristics
    • Capital: Juneau
    • Nichname: The state is called “The Last Frontier” or “Land of the Midnight Sun”
    • Motto: North to the Future
    • Official language: English
    • Native lenguage: Aleutiano
    • Number of inhabitants :710,231 
    • Bird: Willow Ptarmigan
  • 5.
    • Seal:
    • Situation in USA:
  • 6. Tourist and social information :
    • Professional Sports Teams : NFL, NBA or NHL teams
    • Major Industries :Oil, Tourism, Fishing
    • Historical Sites:
    • *Glaciar Mendenhall.
  • 7.
    • * Wrangell
  • 8.
    • * Eisenhower
  • 9.
    • * Denali National Park
  • 10.
    • Sitka National Historical Park
  • 11.
    • Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve
  • 12.
    • Some Famous People from this State:
    • *Benny Benson : Designed the Alaskan state flag at age 13
    • *Susan Butcher : Sled dog racer
    • *Jewel : Jewel is pop superstar who combined original musical composition with a beguiling , heartfelt voice and a charming, honest demeanor.
  • 13. Education:
    • University of Alaska:
    • Consists of 2 000 students, which the 2% are foreigns.
    • Our opinion about education:
    • On the one hand we would like to study in Alaska, because we would have the opportunity to learn a language and a different culture, but on the other side would be far from our family and friends, and would be a difficult situation .
  • 14. Political division:
    • The state of Alaska in the United States is not divided into countries as other remaining states, except Louisiana, which is divided into parishes, it is divided into "organized boroughs”.
    • In Alaska there are five city-borough :
    • Are the cities and borough of Juneau, Haines, Sitka, Yakutat.
  • 15. Religion:
    • Christian - 69.0%
    • Protestant - 47.0%
    • Evangelical Protestant - 26.0%
    • Historic Protestant - 19.0%
    • Black Protestants - 2.0%
    • Catholic - 14.0%
    • Orthodox - 13.0%
    • Mormons - 4.0%
  • 16.
    • Jehovah's Witnesses - <0.5%
    • Other Christians - <0.5%
    • Jews - <0.5%
    • Buddhist -<0.5%
    • Islamist - 1.0%
    • Brahmanism - <0.5%
  • 17. Typical food:
    • The food in Alaska is characterized by being based on fish, the most famous  salmon , typical foods can contain multiple shellfish. The most famous is brocheta de tataki de salmón y vodka
  • 18. Alaska's own events:
    • *the Iditarod:
    • One of the biggest events in Alaska are conducted in the winter: the Iditarod sled race 1100 miles Anchorage to Nome dog which is held every March.
  • 19.
    • *Rendezvous piel Anchorage:
    • The appointment of skin from a week in February, and includes a snow sculpture contest, racing sled dogs, a parade, fireworks and a carnival.
  • 20. Atmospheric agents:
    • *Aurora borealis:
    • Is a natural light display in the sky particularly in the high latitude (Arctic and Antarctic) regions, caused by the collision of energetic charged particles with atoms in the high altitude atmosphere (thermosphere).
  • 21.  
  • 22. Bibliography:
    • www.50states.com
    • www.infoplease.com/states.html
    • www.history.com/topics/states
    • www.ipl.org/div/stateknow/index.html
    •   http://www.sights-and-culture.com/America/America.html
    • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_State
    • http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Historia_de_Alaska