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

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