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  •   - State Motto -  "Equal Rights" - Nicknames - The Cowboy State and The Equality State 
  • Official Website:   Capital : Cheyenne Size - 97,809 square miles Current Population (2010 Census) -  563,626      
  • State Bird: Western Meadowlark state flower: Indian Paintbrush State Tree: Cottonwood    
  • Also includes activities such as: Hunting Fishing Rafting Tons of monuments Tons of Museums Camping Horseback Riding Hang gliding  
  • Isabel Jewell actress Dean Krakel author Chris LaDoux rodeo champion, singer, songwriter Patricia MacLachlan author Jackson Pollock artist hard B. Cheney 46th u.s. vice president James A. "Jim" Corbett writer, activist Matthew Fox actor Jack R. Gage author James Galvin author Rulon Gardner wrestler Curt Gowdy sportscaster Burnu Acquanetta actress John Perry Barlow poet, essayist, lyricist John Beach author Tom Browning baseball player Edward Winslow Bryant, Jr. author Robert Homer Burns author  
  • More Include: You cannot take a picture of a rabbit January to April without a permit.   If you are not atleast 12 years old your hair cannot be longer than your arms.   You can get a 750$ fine for leaving a fence open.
  • State presentation wyoming_

    1. 1. Wyoming "Equal Rights" The Cowboy State The Equality State
    2. 2. What To Talk About <ul><ul><li>climate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>culture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>wildlife </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>history </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>colleges </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>tourist attractions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>famous people </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. AboutWyoming <ul><ul><li>The state capital is Cheyenne. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Size - 97,914 square miles (9th largest) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Current Population 536,626 </li></ul></ul> Official State Website -
    4. 4. History of Wyoming <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Admission to union: The 44th State </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Date entered the union: July 10, 1890 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Origin of state name: Named from the Indian word meaning &quot;on the great plain&quot; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wyoming was the first state to give women the right to vote </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wyoming was included in the territory bought in the Louisiana Purchase of 1803 </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. Wildlife of Wyoming <ul><ul><li>State bird: Western Meadowlark </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>State flower: Indian Paintbrush </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>State tree: Cottonwood </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  other wildlife around the area: </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>  Fox </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Moose </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Goat </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bison </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bald Eagles </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. Colleges and Universities <ul><ul><li>The Art Institutes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strayer University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DeVry University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ITT Technical Institute </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. <ul><ul><li>Yellowstone National </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Grand Teton National Park </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wyoming Frontier Prison Museum  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Aerial Firefighting Museum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Big Lincoln Head </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ames Pyramid </li></ul></ul>Tourism
    8. 8. Climate <ul><ul><li>Wyoming is generally semiarid, with local desert conditions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Normal daily temperatures in Cheyenne range from 15°F (–9°C) to 38°F (3°C) in January </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>55°F (13°C) to 82°F (28°C) in July. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the snowfall in Cheyenne averages 56 in (142 cm) annually. </li></ul></ul>
    9. 9. Most Valuable Resources and Services <ul><ul><li>cattle and sheep farming. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>oil, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  gas, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  coal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>uranium </li></ul></ul>
    10. 10. Famous People <ul><ul><li>Dick Cheney , White House Chief of Staff to President Ford. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Frances E. Warren , (1844 - 1929) First state governor. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jedediah S. Smith , (1799 - 1830) Mountain man and first American to get to California from the East. </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. Geography <ul><ul><li>Wyoming has 10,995,000 acres of forested land, equal to 17.8% of the state's land. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5,739,000 acres are usable as commercial timberland. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bighorn, Bridger-Teton, Medicine Bow, and Shoshone, covers a total of 9,238,000 acres. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wyoming also has a lot of mountains and plains. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>States bordering Wyoming: </li></ul></ul><ul><li>          Idaho </li></ul><ul><li>            Montana </li></ul><ul><li>            South Dakota </li></ul><ul><li>            Nebraska </li></ul><ul><li>            Colorado </li></ul><ul><li>            Utah </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
    12. 12. Places to Eat in Wyoming <ul><ul><li>Wyoming's Rib & Chop House </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Canyon Restaurant </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Oliver's Bar & Grill </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jeffery's Bistro </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hotel La Bonte </li></ul></ul>
    13. 13. Weird Laws In Wyoming <ul><li>-It is against the law for women to stand within five feet of a bar while drinking. (So much for equality) </li></ul><ul><li>-Blind men are not allowed to fly helicopters between the hours of 9am and 6pm. </li></ul>
    14. 14. State... <ul><li>State Flower- Indian Paintbrush </li></ul><ul><li>State Mammal - Bison </li></ul><ul><li>State Bird - Meadowlark </li></ul><ul><li>State Tree - Plains Cottonwood </li></ul><ul><li>State gemstone - Jade </li></ul><ul><li>State Fish - Cutthroat Trout </li></ul><ul><li>State reptile - Horned Toad </li></ul><ul><li>State Fossil - Knightia </li></ul><ul><li>State Dinosaur - Triceratops </li></ul><ul><li>State Coin - Gold Sacajewa Coin </li></ul><ul><li>State Sport - Rodeo </li></ul><ul><li>State Grass - Western Wheat </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
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