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H:\Facts\Powerpoint Test (Maria Lizardi)

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H:\Facts\Powerpoint Test (Maria Lizardi)

  1. 1. State History By: Maria Lizardi
  2. 2. History of Nebraska <ul><li>37 th state in the union – March 1,1867 </li></ul><ul><li>Capital City – Lincoln </li></ul><ul><li>Largest City – Omaha </li></ul><ul><li>Population – 1,783,432 </li></ul>
  3. 3. Origin of Nebraska <ul><li>Nebraska Indians called it “Flat Water” </li></ul><ul><li>Nickname – Cornhuskers state </li></ul>
  4. 4. Symbols <ul><li>State Bird – Western Meadowlark </li></ul><ul><li>Fish – Channel Catfish </li></ul><ul><li>Tree – Cottonwood </li></ul><ul><li>Mammal – White-tailed Deer </li></ul>
  5. 5. Miscellaneous Symbols <ul><li>Beverage – Milk </li></ul><ul><li>Soft Drink – Kool-Aid </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Developed in Hasting, Nebraska in 1927 </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Famous Nebraskan’s <ul><li>Malcolm X – activist </li></ul><ul><li>Marlon Brando – actor </li></ul><ul><li>Johny Carson – talk show host </li></ul><ul><li>Warren Buffett – investor </li></ul><ul><li>Gerald Ford - President </li></ul>
  7. 7. History of Missouri <ul><li>24 th state in the union – 1821 </li></ul><ul><li>Capital City – Jefferson City </li></ul><ul><li>Largest City – Kansas City </li></ul><ul><li>Population – 5,595,211 </li></ul>
  8. 8. Origin of Missouri <ul><li>Missouri means - “town of the large canoes” </li></ul><ul><li>Nickname – “Show me state” </li></ul>
  9. 9. Symbols <ul><li>State Bird – Bluebird </li></ul><ul><li>Tree - Flowering dogwood </li></ul><ul><li>Fish – Channel Catfish </li></ul><ul><li>Mammal - Mule </li></ul>
  10. 10. Miscellaneous Symbols <ul><li>Folk Dance – Square Dance </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Developed in 1995 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>State River – Platte River </li></ul>

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