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  • 1. Alabama the Beautiful By: Meridith Allison
  • 2. State Symbols Yellow Hammer Camellia Flag Southern Longleaf Pine
  • 3. State Facts
    • Capital:
    • Montgomery
    • Statehood:
    • December 14, 1819
    • 22 nd state
    • Highest Point:
    • Mount Cheaha 2407 feet
    • Governor: Bob Riley
    • State Song : Alabama by Julia Tutwiler
    Tennessee Florida Mississippi Georgia
  • 4. Products
    • Cotton
    • Soy beans
    • Peanuts
    http://www.50states.com/ alabama . htm
  • 5. Interesting Facts about Alabama
    • Alabama workers built the first rocket to put humans on the moon.
    • Huntsville is known as the rocket capital of the World.
    • In 1995 Heather Whitestone served as the first Miss
    • America chosen with a disability.
    • Issued in 2002 the Alabama state quarter is the first Us coin to ever contain Braille. The coin pictures Helen Keller.
  • 6. Famous Alabamians Hank Aaron- baseball player Nat King Cole-singer Helen Keller-educator,author Harper Lee-author Heather Whitestone -1995 Miss America Jim Nabors -Actor Hank Williams -singer Coretta Scott King- civil rights leader Zelda Fitzgerald- artist / author Willie Mays- baseball Insert book jacket from To Kill a Mockingbird Insert photo of Hank Aaron
  • 7. Sources
    • www.50states.com
    • www.touralabama.org