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  • 1. Katlyn Stockslager, Kitana Brown, Becky Zepp 10-18-12 Business Presentation
  • 2. Cover● Basic Info ● Famous People● Website ● Major Cities● Major Industries ● Facts● Tourist Attractions ● History● Climate ● Current Events
  • 3. Basic Information● Capital: Montgomery● State Nickname: Yellowhammer State and The Heart of Dixie● State Flower: Camellia● State Bird: Yellowhammer● State Tree: Longleaf Pine
  • 4. Basic Information Continued● Location: South East of the United States● Population: 4,779,736● Size: 50,744 sq mi. (131,427 sq km)● Natural Resources: Coal, Forests, and hydroelectric
  • 5. State Website
  • 6. Major Industries● Agriculture● Hydroelectric Power● Steelmaking● Food Processing● Chemical Manufacturing
  • 7. Tourist Attractions● Huntersville (Rocket City)● Talladega Superspeedway● Battle Ship Memorial Park● Noccalula Falls
  • 8. Birmingham, Alabama
  • 9. State Motto● We dare defend our rights
  • 10. Climate● Rainfall(in.): 56● Snowfall(in.): 0.9● Precipitation Days: 144● Sunny Days: 221● Average Temperature: 60-70 degrees
  • 11. Famous People● Heather Whitestone- Miss America● Rosa Parks- Civil rights activist● Kate Jackson- Actress
  • 12. Major Cities-Birmingham - -Tuscaloosa -Vestavia Hills Bessemer-Mongomery -Hoover-Moblie -Dothan-Huntsville - -DectaurFlorence -Auburn -Madison -Phenix City -Gadsden
  • 13. Facts● Have bear wrestling● Dominoes may not be played on Sunday● Masks may not be worn in public● You may not wear blue jeans down Noble Street
  • 14. History of the State● First to be there: Indians● First to discover: Europeans● Joined United states: 1819● Alabama means "tribal town" from Indians● Was discovered around 10,000 years ago● AL gold rush: 1835● Biggest tornado: in Birmingham and Tuscaloosa
  • 15. PicturesAlabama gold rush!Biggest tornado in Alabama.
  • 16. Current Events● Children found in apartment, abused.● 18 year old shot by policeman.● Vice presidential election
  • 17. Summary● South part of USA● Warm● Very rural● Lots of Industries
  • 18. Citations● http://www.globalcomputing.com/StateInfo.cfm?nameid=AL● https://encrypted-tbn1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRLRf7dpEG6HJ29nDpORvCAocz9RJPugmN-jA5lWIfCmKQU0E2qtg● http://www.50states.com/flag/image/nunst002.gif● http://www.city-data.com/states/Alabama-Climate.html● http://www.srh.noaa.gov/bmx/?n=climate_rain2011totals● http://www.missamerica.org/library/images/history/c95a.jpg● http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0108176.html● http://members.tripod.com/~wild_colt/kjmlbw.jpg● http://www.educationalsynthesis.org/files/images/ppl/famamer/RParks-yng.jpg● http://worldpopulationreview.com/alabama-population-2012/● http://www.talladegasuperspeedway.com/~/media/A9B8DFF41D7440028E68A1E37CDF7C67.ashx?w=216&h=16● http://www.skiggles.com/trips/AL/BattleshipPark/Photos/BattleshipMemorial017-L.jpg● http://www.enchantedlearning.com/usa/states/alabama/● http://www.largeformatphotography.info/qtluong/rodo-redwoods.big.jpeg● http://www.eia.gov/cneaf/solar.renewables/page/hydroelec/hydro.jpg● http://www.bestplaces.net/climate/state/alabama● http://traveltips.usatoday.com/famous-places-alabama-53635.html● http://www.lovejoyrealty.com/tyfoon/site/relm/images/aa634858e759b66.jpg● http://southeast.choicehotels.com/alabama-hotels/top10attractions● https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQrD6zwULz4LaY-MijaX7EnXEwo70QYeLt0VoithzwRl75UdFR1bQ● http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_1HNGVYIvsZk/SWZqRXHeAiI/AAAAAAAAArQ/QExF-Iy0QHc/s400/Noccalula+Falls+normal.jpg● http://www.history.com/topics/alabaa● http://www.travelmath.com/cities-in/Alabama● http://blog.al.com/spotnews/2012/10/jefferson_county_to_appeal_jud.html● http://www.amazingalabama.com/key-industry-targets.html● https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSCvDkfvmpNvUhpN7Cqxu_KdC3hyGvx8-re3tAxK34mU-LsY9EQ● http://www.mikeroweworks.com/_wp/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/Steel-Making.jpg● http://thegoldenspiral.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/iowa-farm.jpg● http://216.26.146.243/LawrenceIDB/images/charts_graphs/climate_graph.gif● http://www.cptr.org/storage/DiscoveringAlabama.jpg?__SQUARESPACE_CACHEVERSION=1279335133078● http://weirdfacts.com/weird-state-laws/20-weird-alabama.html