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Colorado logan nelson and ryan dickensheets

  1. 1. ColoradoBy: Ryan Dickensheets and Logan Nelson Business Presentations 10/18/12
  2. 2. Colorado● www.colorado.gov● State Flag of Colorado:● 5,116,796 people inhabit Colorado● capital: Denver, Colorado
  3. 3. Colorado (continued)● "Nothin Without the Deity"-motto● State Flower: White and Lavender Columbine● Some Tourist Attractions ○ Denver Zoo ○ Pikes Peak ○ Garden of the Gods ○ Denver Airport
  4. 4. Colorado (continued)● More tourist Attractions ○ Aspen Art Museum ○ Longs Peak ○ Maroon Bells
  5. 5. Manufacturing● Manufacturing: ○ Bovine ○ Swine ○ Ovine ○ Gallus Gallus ○ Dairy ○ Carnations Flowers ○ Corn, Wheat, Hay, etc.
  6. 6. History of Colorado● Started 13,000 years ago with Native Americans ○ Diverse tribes● Founded on July 11, 1598● Colorado War ○ Armed conflict between the U.S. and some Native American tribes (1863-1865)● Was just a spanish territory until August 1st 1876 ○ Enabling Act passed on March 3rd 1875 ○ By August of 76 it reachte hood
  7. 7. State InformationColleges● University of Phoenix● University of DenverState Nickname- Centennial StateState Animal- Rocky Mountain Bighorn SheepState Bird- Lark BuntingFamous People- Tim Allen Actor, Zachary TyBryan.
  8. 8. The Shooting● July 2012 ○ 12 people shot and killed ○ 58 injured ○ Aurora shooting ○ James Holmes walked into a movie Theatre ○ He had 3 guns ○ Randomly fired on people leaving ○ Midnight showing of The Dark Knight Rises
  9. 9. Geographic size/Location of Colorado● Colorado is 104,091 square miles● Western/Central● Rocky mountains run through it● Highest point in U.S. (peak of rockies)● Cool and temperate
  10. 10. Interesting Information● Longest Spartan Race ○ 24 hour race ○ obstacles: ■ Barb Wire ■ Rope climbing ■ Swimming ■ Wall climbing ■ and more...●
  11. 11. Resources● Petroleum● Uranium● Natural Gas● Coal● Gravel● Sand
  12. 12. Tim Allen● Buzz in Toy Story Movies● Santa Claus, movie● Tool Time, tv show● Annie Award
  13. 13. Colorado Sports● Denver Broncos, Football● Denver Nuggets, Basketball● Colorado Rockies, Baseball● Colorado Avalanche, NHL● Colorado Rapids, Pro Soccer● Colorado Outlaws, Lacrosse
  14. 14. Denver Broncos● The Denver Broncos, NFL Team● Quarterback, Peyton Manning● Defensive End, Elvis Dumervil● Cornerback, Champ Bailey
  15. 15. Current Events
  16. 16. Conclusion● Colorado in the west● Manufacture Livestock● Spartan Race● Denver is the capital
  17. 17. Citations● http://tinyurl.com/9dsw34s● http://www.statesymbolsusa. org/Colorado/animal_bighornsheep.html● http://www.statesymbolsusa. org/Colorado/ColoradoColumbine.html● http://www.colorado.gov/● http://online.wsj. com/article/SB10000872396390443389604578024233 320450050.html

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