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States

  1. 1. Washington: Population- 6.5 million Population density- 97.2 Major cities- Seattle Natural resources- Coal reserves, copper, uranium, and gold Major tourist attractions- Space needle State trees/flowers and mottos- Tree:Western Hemlock, Flower:Coast Rhododendron,Motto: Al-ki or Alki, a Chinook Indian word meaning "bye and bye"
  2. 2. Oregon: <ul><li>Population- 3.7 million </li></ul><ul><li>Population density- 39 </li></ul><ul><li>Major cities- Portland, Eugene </li></ul><ul><li>Natural resources- Copper, uranium, and gold </li></ul><ul><li>Major tourist attractions- None </li></ul><ul><li>State trees/ flowers and mottos- Tree: Douglas-fir Flower:Oregon Grape Motto: &quot;She Flies With Her Own Wings&quot;. </li></ul>
  3. 3. California: <ul><li>Population- 36.6 million </li></ul><ul><li>Population density- 234.4 </li></ul><ul><li>Major cities- Los Angeles, San Diego, San Jose, San Francisco </li></ul><ul><li>Natural resources- Oil reserves, Natural gas, copper, uranium, and gold </li></ul><ul><li>Major tourist attractions- The ocean, beaches, </li></ul><ul><li>State trees/flowers/ and mottos. Tree:Redwood Flower:California Poppy Motto: &quot;Eureka&quot; (I have found it) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Montana: <ul><li>Population- 957.8 thousand </li></ul><ul><li>Population density- 6.6 </li></ul><ul><li>. Major cities- None </li></ul><ul><li>Natural resources- Oil reserves, Coal reserves, natural gas, copper, uranium, and gold </li></ul><ul><li>Major tourist attractions- None </li></ul><ul><li>State trees/flowers and trees- Tree:Ponderosa pine Flower:Bitterroot Motto:Oro y Plata (Spanish for &quot;gold and silver&quot;) </li></ul>
  5. 5. Idaho: <ul><li>Population- 1.5 million </li></ul><ul><li>Population density- 18.1 </li></ul><ul><li>Major cities- Boise </li></ul><ul><li>Natural resources- Copper, uranium, and gold </li></ul><ul><li>Major tourist attractions- None </li></ul><ul><li>State trees/flowers and mottos- Tree:Western white pine Flower:Syringa Motto: Esto perpetua, (&quot;Let it be perpetual&quot;). </li></ul>
  6. 6. Nevada: <ul><li>Population- 2.6 million </li></ul><ul><li>Population density- 23.3 </li></ul><ul><li>Major cities- None </li></ul><ul><li>Natural resources- Copper, uranium, and gold </li></ul><ul><li>Major tourist attractions- Las Vegas casinos. </li></ul><ul><li>State trees/flowers and mottos- Tree:Bristlecone pine Flower: Sagebrush Motto: All For Our Country, its history, adoption and meaning. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Utah: <ul><li>Population- 2.6 million </li></ul><ul><li>Population density- 32.2 </li></ul><ul><li>Major cities- Salt Lake City </li></ul><ul><li>Natural resources- Oil reserves, coal reserves, natural gas, copper, uranium, and gold </li></ul><ul><li>Major tourist attractions- None </li></ul><ul><li>State trees/flowers/ and mottos- Tree: Blue spruce Flower:Sego lily Motto: Industry </li></ul>
  8. 8. Arizona: <ul><li>Population- 6.3 million </li></ul><ul><li>Population density- 55.7 </li></ul><ul><li>Major cities- Pheonix </li></ul><ul><li>Natural resources- Copper, uranium, and gold </li></ul><ul><li>Major tourist attractions- Grand Canyon </li></ul><ul><li>State trees/flowers/ and mottos- Tree:Yellow palo verde Flower:aguaro Cactus Blossom Motto:&quot;Ditat Deus,&quot; (&quot;God Enriches.&quot;) </li></ul>
  9. 9. Colorado: <ul><li>Population- 4.9 million </li></ul><ul><li>Population density- 46.8 </li></ul><ul><li>Major cities- Denver </li></ul><ul><li>Natural resources- Oil reserves, coal reserves natural gas, copper, uranium, and gold </li></ul><ul><li>Major tourist attractions- Botanic Gardens </li></ul><ul><li>State trees/flowers and mottos- Tree: Blue spruce Flower: Rocky Mountain Columbine Motto: &quot;Nil Sine Numine&quot; (&quot;Nothing Without the Deity&quot;) </li></ul>
  10. 10. Wyoming: <ul><li>Population- 522.7 thousand </li></ul><ul><li>Population density- 5.4 </li></ul><ul><li>Major cities- Cheyanne </li></ul><ul><li>Natural resources- Oil reserves, coal reserves, natural gas, copper, uranium, and gold </li></ul><ul><li>Major tourist attractions- None </li></ul><ul><li>State trees/flowers and mottos- Tree: Cottonwood Flower: Indian Paintbrush Motto: &quot;Equal Rights&quot; </li></ul>
  11. 11. New Mexico: <ul><li>Population- 2 million </li></ul><ul><li>Population density- 16.1 </li></ul><ul><li>Major cities- Albuquerque </li></ul><ul><li>Natural resources- Oil reserves, coal reserves, natural gas, copper, uranium, and gold </li></ul><ul><li>Major tourist attractions- None </li></ul><ul><li>State trees/flowers and mottos- Tree: Pinyon Pine Flower: Yucca flower Motto: &quot;Crescit Eundo&quot; (&quot;Goes as it grows.&quot;) </li></ul>

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