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Arizona

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Arizona 

 

 

Geography:

What states, country, or bodies of water border it? Nevada, California, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and the Colorado River.

What is the state capital?  Phoenix

What are some major cities? Phoenix, Tucson, Mesa, Glendale, Sottsdale.

What is the area (in square miles) of your state? 113,635 sq. miles

What is the highest point and how high is it? Humphreys Peak at 12,633 feet

What is the lowest point and how low is it? Colorado River; 70 feet

 

 

 

History:

Tell when it became a state and what number state it is.   It became a state in Febuary 1912, and it's the  48th sate.

How did the state get its name? Uncertain. Perhaps from the O'odham Indian word for “little spring.

List some of the Native American tribes found in this state: *The Akimel O'odham (Pima) Indians

*The Apache Indians

*The Cocopah tribe

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*The Havasupai, Yavapai, and Hualapai tribes

*The Hopi Indians

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*The Maricopa tribe

*The Mohave tribe

*The Navajo tribe

*The Southern Paiute tribe

*The Tohono O'odham (Papago) tribe

*The Yuma tribe

*The Zuni tribe

Tell about a famous person from this state. Cesar Estrada Chavez (1927 - 1993) Founded and led the first successful farm workers' union in U.S. history. Born in Yuma, AZ

                                                                                           

Civics:

Who is the governor? Jan Brewer

Who is the lieutenant governor? There is no lieutenant governor.

Who are the U.S. senators from this state? Jon Kyl, R (to Jan. 2013); John McCain, R(to Jan. 2011

How many U.S. House of Representatives members are from this state? 8

State Flag: 

 

 

Economics:

List mining resources found in the state: copper, coal, silver, gold, clay, cement, sand and gravel, crushed and broken stones.

List agricultural resources found in the state: lettuce,cotton, and hay

 

Climate:

What is the average high January temperature of the state capital? 65°F

What is the average high July temperature of the state capital? 105°F

What is the average low January temperature of the state capital? 41°F

What is the average low July temperature of the state capital? 81°F

What is the average precipitation for January of the state capital? 0.7 in

What is the average precipitation for July of the state capital? 0.8 in

 

 

Population:

What is the population of the state (year 2000 or later)? 5,130,632

 

Symbols:

State bird: Cactus Wren

 

State flower: Saguaro Cactus Blossom

State tree: Palo Verde

State song: Arizona

State nickname:Grand Canyon State                               

 

Other-

 

Recreation: The Giant Saguaro is the universal symbol of the American West yet it is only found in a small portion of the United States. Saguaro National Park protects some of the most impressive forests of these plants. Located near the city of Tucson, Arizona, this national park is perfect for visiting in the winter. The average daytime temperature is 65 degrees F. in the winter. Summer temperatures can exceed 105 degrees F. Saguaro National Park is more than just a desert park. The highest point in the park is over 8,000 feet where you will find a dense forest of many varieties of pine trees.

 

 

Other:

 

What other interesting things did you learn about this state? Things I found interesting is John McCain was a senator, and Arizonas mines gold, silver, clay, copper, coal, cement, sand and gravel, crushed and broken stones.

 

 

 

 

Bibliography (Where did you find your information?):

"Arizona: History, Geography, Population, and State Facts — FactMonster.com." Fact Monster: Online Almanac, Dictionary, Encyclopedia, and Homework Help — FactMonster.com. 4 Mar. 2009 http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0108181.html.
 

 

"50states.com - States and Capitals." 50states.com - States and Capitals. 5 Mar. 2009 <http://www.50states.com/>.
 
"US Weather - Average Temperatures and Rainfall." Country Studies. 5 Mar. 2009 <http://countrystudies.us/united-states/weather/>.
 
"MSHA Kids Page: Mining resources by state: Arizona." MSHA - U.S. Department of Labor. 6 Mar. 2009 <http://www.msha.gov/kids/az.htm>.

 

"The Fifty States — FactMonster.com." Fact Monster: Online Almanac, Dictionary, Encyclopedia, and Homework Help — FactMonster.com. 12 Mar. 2009 <http://www.factmonster.com/states.html>. "The Fifty States — FactMonster.com." Fact Monster: Online Almanac, Dictionary, Encyclopedia, and Homework Help — Factmonster 

 

Maps of Native American Tribes in the United States." Native American Language Net: Preserving and promoting indigenous American Indian languages. 13 Mar. 2009 <http://www.native-languages.org/states.htm>.Maps of Native American Tribes in the United States."

 

KidRex - Kid Safe Search." KidRex - Kid Safe Search. 13 Mar. 2009 <http://www.kidrex.org/>. 

 

Mcauliffe, Emily. Arizona Facts and Symbols. Mankato: Capstone Press, 2003.Citing sources:

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Comments (9)

wiki4 said

at 3:08 pm on Mar 16, 2009

nice job

wiki8 said

at 11:23 am on Mar 18, 2009

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wiki2 said

at 11:02 am on Mar 19, 2009

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wiki1 said

at 11:28 am on Mar 19, 2009

good job Arizon

Mr. Torstenson said

at 7:23 pm on Mar 26, 2009

It looks good. Put an 'F' after the temperatures.

wiki4 said

at 11:00 am on Mar 27, 2009

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wiki1 said

at 11:13 am on Mar 27, 2009

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at 11:24 am on Mar 27, 2009

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Mr. Torstenson said

at 6:02 pm on Mar 29, 2009

Fantastic job on your report, very little left out.

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