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  • Washington State By: Dalton Brittain  and  Jahir Hernandez
  • What You Are Going To Learn
      • major iderstries and services
      • state nickname
      • climate
      • Travel
      • famous people
      • state flower
      • History
      • colleges
  • Washington
      • Official state web site is http://access.wa.gov                 
      • State Capital is Olympia
      • population of 6,744,496
      • geographic size 71,300 sq. miles
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  • Major Iderstries and Services
      • Services - seafood, dairy products, apples, cattle, wheat, potatoes, nursery stock.
      • Industries - aerospace, software development, food processing, paper products, lumber and wood products, chemical products, and tourism
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  • State Nickname
      • the state nickname is the evergreen state
      • named this because of all the evergreen forests in the state
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  • Climate
      • Washington has to distinct climate zone                
      • weather in Washington is different from east to west
      • the oceanic climate is in the west
      • semi-arid climate covers the east
      • a lot of rain occurs during fall months
  • Travel
      • There is many outdoor attractions throughout the state many of which are famous world wide. 
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      • One of which is Lake Chelan
        • Located at the North Cascade Mountains, Lake Chelan has endless activities.
        • From fishing, boating, to skiing and sledding during the winter, Lake Chelan has something for every one.
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  • Famous People
      • Curt Cobain Grunge, rock icon, form Aberdeen
      •   Bill Gates, software executive, from Seattle
      • Jimi Hendrix, guitarist, Seattle
      • Hank Ketcham, cartoonist, Seattle
      • John Knowles, author, Faumont
      • Mary McCarthy, author, Seattle
      • John McIntire, actor, Spokane
      • Phil Mahre, skier, Yakima
      • Robert Motherwell artist, Aberdeen
      • Jimmie Rogers, singer, Camas
  • State Flower
    • the state flower for Washington state is Rhododendron 
  • History
      • the first person who lived there were the Native Americans
      • lived by hunting deer and animals
      • state was had a big fur trading industry in the 1800's 
      • 1846 made a treaty with Great Britain creating the 49th parallel as the border between Washington and Canada      
  • History
      • Lewis and Clark are in Washington -1805
      • first settlement in Washington - 1811
      • U.S.A and Great Britain join and make settlement and Oregon Country (includes Washington) -1818
      • Great Britain builds fort Vancouver - 1825
      • congress makes the Washington territory - 1853  
  • History
      • railroads connect Washington to the east coast - 1883 
      • washington becomes the 42nd state - 1889
      • women get the right to vote - 1910
      • settle host the world fair - 1962
      • Mount St. Helen's erupts causing 57 deaths and tons of causalities - 1980
  • State Bird
      • the Washington state bird is the Willow Golden-Finch
      • the bird was adopted in 1951
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  • Conclusion
      • in conclusion there are alot of major industries
      • there are two major colleges
      • it has a unquie history
      • and the state bird is the Willow Golden-Finch
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