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California

  1. 1. California   By Sarah Hansen and Jacob Bankert Business Presentations March 16th, 2011   " The Golden State "
  2. 3. In this presentation we will. .. <ul><ul><li>Give a brief history of California </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mention basic facts about the state </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>List and describe some major California landmarks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tell about some famous people who originated from California </li></ul></ul>
  3. 4. Symbols <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>State Animal : California Grizzly Bear </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>State Bird : California Valley Quail </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>State Flower : Golden Poppy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>State Song : I Love You, California </li></ul></ul>
  4. 5. History <ul><ul><li>Gold discovered 1848, at Sutter's Mill </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Population boomed after the Gold Rush </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gained statehood on September 9, 1850, from President Fillmore </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Central Pacific Railroad was built in CA in 1862 </li></ul></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  Size: </li></ul><ul><li>158,706 square miles </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Population: </li></ul><ul><li>36,961,664 </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  6. 7. Beaches <ul><ul><li>Huntington Beach </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Laguna Beach </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Venice Beach </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Newport Beach </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Malibu </li></ul></ul>
  7. 8. Arnold Schwarzenegger <ul><ul><li>Austrian- American bodybuilder, actor, politician </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Governor of California until January 2011 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jerry Brown is now the governor </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  8. 9. Hollywood Walk of fame <ul><li>This is the Hollywood Walk of fame </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Paula Abdul </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Winnie the Pooh </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Victoria Secret Angels </li></ul></ul>
  9. 10. Weather <ul><ul><li>The climate is varied; some places are warmer than average, some are mild </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Highest recorded temp is 134F </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The lowest is 45F below zero </li></ul></ul>
  10. 11. Geography <ul><ul><li>Sierra Nevada Mountain range </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cascade Mountains </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Basin and range region </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Klamath mountains </li></ul></ul>
  11. 12. Disneyland <ul><ul><li>One of Californias many theme paks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Pardise Pier (toy story) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Sunshine Plaza </li></ul></ul>
  12. 13. Wine Country <ul><ul><li>Napa County </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sonoma County  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Beautiful landscapes, full of vineyards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some of the best restaraunts in California </li></ul></ul>
  13. 14. NFL <ul><li>San Diego Chargers </li></ul><ul><li>San Francisco 49ers </li></ul><ul><li>Oakland Raiders </li></ul>
  14. 15. Summary <ul><li>  </li></ul>
  15. 16. Sources <ul><li>State of California </li></ul><ul><li>Visit California </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>

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