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Wyoming

  1. 1. Wyoming
  2. 2. Basic information <ul><li>Capital: Cheyenne </li></ul><ul><li>Official language: English </li></ul><ul><li>Demonym: Wyomingite </li></ul><ul><li>Area: 253,348 km2 </li></ul><ul><li>Length: 360 miles (581 km) </li></ul><ul><li>% Water: 0.7 </li></ul><ul><li>Population: (2010)563,626 </li></ul><ul><li>Situation in the U.S.A: 41°N and 45°N, and longitude, 104°3'W and 111°3'W </li></ul><ul><li>Highest point: Gannett Peak; 4.210 m </li></ul><ul><li>State coin : Sacagawea dollar </li></ul><ul><li>State motto: Equal Rights </li></ul><ul><li>State nicknames: Equality State; Cowboy State; Big Wonderful Wyoming </li></ul>
  3. 3. Wyoming localitation
  4. 4. Flag <ul><li>A bison on a blue field bordered in white and red. The woman represents the state motto &quot;Equal Rights&quot; and the two men represent cattle ranchers and miners. The words &quot;Livestock&quot;, &quot;Mines&quot;, &quot;Grains&quot; and &quot;Oil&quot; represent Wyoming's wealth. The eagle and shield show support for the United States. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Social information <ul><li>There were some 11.133 American Indians residing in Wyoming. </li></ul><ul><li>The black population was 3.722 in 2.000. Also in 2.000, the Asian population was 2.771; the largest group was the Chinese, who numbered 609. In 2.000, 92.1% of the population was white and mostly of European descent, the largest groups being German, English and Irish. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Widespread Bad Driving Habits <ul><li>According to the GMAC (The Graduate Management Admission Council ) survey: </li></ul><ul><li>50% report that they do not know how to move into heavy traffic. </li></ul><ul><li>17% percent of Americans have driven without a rear view or driver's side mirror. </li></ul><ul><li>20% do not know that a pedestrian has the right of way at a marked or unmarked crosswalk. </li></ul><ul><li>25% drivers don’t respect the stop. </li></ul><ul><li>One-third admit they speed up to make a yellow light even when pedestrians are in the crosswalk. </li></ul>
  7. 7. The universtity of Wyoming <ul><li>Is a land-grant university situated in Laramie, Wyoming, on Wyoming's high Laramie Plains, between the Laramie and Snowy Range mountains. It is known as UW to people close to the university. The university was founded in September 1886, four years before the territory was admitted as the 44th state, and opened in September 1887. The university also offers outreach education in communities throughout Wyoming and online. </li></ul>
  8. 8. University
  9. 9. Do you want to study in Wyoming? <ul><li>We are interesting in study as a foreing student in Wyoming because we would meet new people and we would improve our English. </li></ul><ul><li>In Wyoming people usually play american football at the University. </li></ul>
  10. 10. History music <ul><li>The first music in Wyoming was played by various Native Americans tribes in the present-day U.S. state of Wyoming. European settlers later arrived, bringing with them harmonicas, flutes, fiddles and guitars, because these were relatively lightweight and easy to carry on the frontier. Military music was often the most activity of entertainment in many parts of early colonial Wyoming. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Music festivals <ul><li>Include the Cheyenne Frontier Days celebration, which dates back to 1896 and draws 300.000 people to Cheyenne at the end of July. </li></ul><ul><li>The festival includes dances and food, as well as major country concerts every night. </li></ul><ul><li>The town of Cody is well-known for the Buffalo Bill Historical Center , which features various music events throughout the year. </li></ul><ul><li>Resort is home to the annual Bluegrass Music Festival, Jackson Hole is also home to the Grand Teton Music Festival , one of the largest festivals in the state. </li></ul>
  12. 12. A music festival in Wyoming
  13. 13. Interesting facts <ul><li>There aren’t any films recorded in Wyoming. </li></ul><ul><li>Patricia Maclachlan: Author of children's books and winner of the Newberry Medal, Patricia MacLachlan was born in 1938 in Cheyenne, Wyoming. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Interesting facts <ul><li>Dick Cheney: He grew up in Casper, Wyoming, Cheney was the Chief of Staff White House with President Ford. He was also a U.S. Congressman and the defense secretary and vice president. </li></ul><ul><li>Joseph M. Carey: He was the first U.S. senator Wyoming and the mayor of Cheyenne. Born in 1845 in Milton, Delaware. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Interesting facts <ul><li>William &quot;Buffalo Bill&quot; Cody: He was the founder of Wild Show Buffalo Bill's West in Nebraska and the founder of Cody, Wyoming. </li></ul><ul><li>Esther Hobart Morris : Born in 1814, Esther Morris was the nation's first woman judge. She helped get women the right to vote in Wyoming. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Questions about Wyoming <ul><li>What’s the capital of Wyoming? </li></ul><ul><li>What’s colours have the flag got? </li></ul><ul><li>Do Wyoming’s drivers respect the driving rules? Give us an example. </li></ul><ul><li>When was the University of Wyoming founded? </li></ul><ul><li>Why are we interesting in study in Wyoming? </li></ul>
  17. 17. Questions about Wyoming <ul><li>When the settlers arrived, what did they bring with them? </li></ul><ul><li>What’s the most important music festival? </li></ul><ul><li>Who is Patricia Maclachlan? </li></ul><ul><li>Who was the first U.S. senator Wyoming and the mayor of Cheyenne? </li></ul><ul><li>What did Esther Hobart Morris do? </li></ul>

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