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State History Report Presentation

  1. 1. Your Name<br />Date<br />Our 50 States:[Name of Your State]<br />
  2. 2. Symbols of [name of your state]<br />The state bird is:<br />The state flower is:<br />The state tree is:<br />Add a picture here.<br />Add a picture here.<br />Add a picture here.<br />
  3. 3. State Flag<br />Describe the flag and why this design was chosen for your state. <br />Add a picture here.<br />
  4. 4. State Nickname<br />Tell what is the state’s nickname. Write a short explanation of how your state got this nickname.<br />
  5. 5. State History<br />First Inhabitants<br />Name the major tribes of Native Americans that lived in this state. Include a few interesting facts about these people.<br />Exploration<br />Which European explorers visited your state and where did they come from?<br />Settlement<br />Where was the first post-explorer settlement located in your state? Who started it and why?<br />
  6. 6. State History, continued<br />Colonial Days<br />If your state was one of the original thirteen colonies, explain what life was probably like during that time.<br />Territorial Days<br />If your state was a territory before it became a state, explain when the United States Congress created the territory. Explain how settlers were able to obtain land in the new territory.<br />
  7. 7. This state became the _____ state in the United States in __________. <br />The first Governor of the state was _________________.<br />Statehood<br />
  8. 8. Government<br />National Government<br />Name the current United States Senators and Representatives.<br />State Government<br />Name the current governor.<br />Describe the state’s legislature.<br />
  9. 9. Maps<br />In this space, insert a political and/or physical map of your state. Point out the state capital.<br />Note: Check out Clip art and Media on office Online at for maps and other graphics of your state.<br />
  10. 10. Population<br />1950:<br />1960:<br />1970:<br />1980:<br />1990:<br />2000<br /> Over the past fifty years the population has (increased/decreased).<br />
  11. 11. Economy<br />Chief products of the state include:<br />Agricultural (farm) products<br />Mining products<br />Manufactured goods<br />
  12. 12. Weather<br />The average high temperature in July is:<br />The average high temperature in January is:<br />The average yearly precipitation is:<br />
  13. 13. Natural Resources<br />Water<br />Name the major rivers and bodies of water.<br />Minerals<br />Name and describe a few different kinds of minerals.<br />
  14. 14. Natural Resources, continued<br />Plant Life<br />Name and describe some of the trees and wildflowers.<br />Animal Life<br />Name and describe some of the wild animals.<br />
  15. 15. Places to Visit<br />Choose one place in your state that would be interesting to visit. Tell where it is located in the state and why it would be interesting to visit.<br />Note: You can use Microsoft Internet Explorer to find information about your site.<br />
  16. 16. Famous People<br />Choose three well known residents of your state. Tell what they did to become famous.<br />
  17. 17. State Motto<br />Tell about the state motto and what makes this state special.<br />
  18. 18. Works Cited<br />List the resources you used for your research.<br />