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Nevada
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Nevada its a good place to visit.

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Nevada

  1. 1. Nevada Narda Alvarez
  2. 2. State Flower <ul><li>The stare is sagebrush. Nevada designated sagebrush ( Artemisia tridentate ) as the official state flower in 1917 . </li></ul>
  3. 3. State Bird <ul><li>Nevada designated the mountain bluebird ( Sialia currucoides ) as the official state bird in 1967. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Major Industries <ul><li>There are more than two. Tourism, mining, and agriculture are the top three. the end </li></ul>
  5. 5. Historical Events <ul><li>In 1859 the Comstock Lode silver strike was discovered, sparking the first major wave of emigration into the area. </li></ul><ul><li>Carson City was named after the Carson River by city father Abraham Curry in 1860. In 1861 the Nevada Territory was formed, and Carson made its capital. Nevada was granted statehood on Oct. 31, 1864. </li></ul><ul><li>Of the 17 counties in Nevada, only Carson City and Virginia City have remained county seats since the beginning of statehood </li></ul>
  6. 6. State Motto <ul><li>All For Our Country </li></ul>All For Our Country
  7. 7. Facts <ul><li>Area, 110,540 sq mi (286,299 sq km). Pop. (2000) 1,998,257, a 66.3% increase since the 1990 census. Capital, Carson City. Largest city, Las Vegas. Statehood, Oct. 31, 1864 (36th state). Highest pt., Boundary Peak, 13,143 ft (4,009 m); lowest pt., Colorado River, 470 ft (143 m). Nickname, Silver State. Motto, All for Our Country. State bird, mountain bluebird. State flower, sagebrush. State tree, single-leaf piñon. Abbr. Nev.; NV </li></ul>
  8. 8. Sports <ul><li>In Nevada they have a lots of sports. There's horse racing, soccer, auto racing, bowling, boxing, basketball, football, hockey, tennis and golf. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Reference <ul><li>www.google.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.yahoo.com </li></ul>
  10. 10. The End

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