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Copy of The 5 c's of AZ
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Copper is Arizona's most abundant mineral and it is used mostly in wires, pipes, and coins
In 1918, Arizona owned more than 1.75 million head of cattle and provided beef for the country. We now have about half that amount.
Considered as Arizona's tourism industry and plays an important role in the state's economy by drawing in more and more tourists in. Arizona's climate is very extreme in the summer but quite comfortable the rest of the year. Arizona has a hot and dry climate.
The 5 C's of AZ
THE FOUNDERS AND EXPLORERS OF ARIZONA
Arizona's Natural Resources
-Arizona's main natural resources include copper, crops and agriculture, livestock, and watershed.
-Arizona is the top copper producer in the country, and has held on to this lead for more than one hundred years. In fact, as of 1996, one in every eight people had a job that related to the coppper mining industry.
-Crops and agriculture are some of Arizona's most important natural resources. Although it is a desert, Arizona's irrigation system is excellent. Lettuce makes of 14 percent of the crops grown in Arizona.
-Arizona's livestock is a $1.82 billion industry. Most of this comes from the one million cattle producing milk and beef and the 650,000 hogs producing pork.
-Arizona's watershed is an important resource that helps ensure other resources survive and thrive. It is a source of clean water that is vital for human consumption and crop irrigation. It also contrubutes to the energy created by hydro power.
1) There were many different people who contributed to Arizona becoming a state and these are just a few of the early founders.
2) Marcos de Niza was one of the first people to explore the area of
arizona in 1539.
3) Geronimo was a notorious american indian who rebelled against the U.S. He rode all across the South West but arizona was one place Geronimo wanted to settle.
4) Carl (Trumbull) Hayden had countless contributions to arizona such as political leadership, Hydropolitics, Flour milling, mercantile pursuits and different ways to use our vast desert landscape.
THE FOUNDERS AND EXPLORERS OF ARIZONA
MOTTO AND STATE SEAL OF ARIZONA
Arizona's Water Rights and Economy
-Arizona water rights are granted for the purposes of irrigation, power, mining, recreation, and wildlife such as fish.
-Arizona's economy is supported by crops such as cotton, lettuce, cauliflower, broccoli, and sorghum.
-Dairy goods are Arizona's most valuable farm products and manufacturing is the leading economic activity.
-Copper mining also supports Arizona's economy, being the top producer in the country.
-Annually, Arizona makes about 17.7 billion dollars from tourism alone!
-Almost all of Arizona's water comes from the Colorado River and stored groundwater from when it rains.
-The driest state in the country uses about 2.5 trillion gallons of water annually.
-Tourism is also largely supported by the Grand Canyon because of its spectacular views. It is also considered one of the seven wonders of the natural world!
-Some of the top tourist attractions in the state are the Heard Museum in Phoenix, the Barringer Crater in Northern Arizona, Montezuma Castle in Camp Verde, Canyon de Chelly in Chinle, the Arizona Science Center in Phoenix, Saguaro National Park in Tucson, Havasu Falls in the Grand Canyon, Monument Valley in Northern Arizona, Sedona, and the Grand Canyon in Northwestern Arizona.
-Arizona is one of seven places with water rights to the Colorado River. The others are California, Nevada, Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, and Mexico.
Phoenix has approximately 1.51 million people, making it one of the top ten largest cities in the US
Before we were a state, we were a territory and our capital was in Messila, as an Arizona territory (We became a state) our capital was located at Fort Ripple, Prescott, Tuscon, and finally Phoenix.
Maricopa county is the largest county (out of our 15), with about 4.01 million people.
Some of our other counties include Pinal with about 375,770 people, Apache with about 71,934 people, and Mohave with about 203,030 people.
Arizona is part of the Desert and Southwestern regions.
Both of the regions Arizona is categorized in are hot and dry, which is what connects the states and areas inside the regions.
In Summer months of June through September comes a dry heat ranging from 90-120 degree's Fahrenheit.
Arizona Weather Forecast PM: May 12, 2014
The population of Arizona as of 2013 is about 6,627,000 people.
Arizona is the sixth largest state and 15th most populated state in the USA.
Arizona became a state February 14, 1912
The Colorado River is home to one of the seven natural wonders of the world, the Grand Canyon.
1) Barry (Morris) Goldwater was a Republican with very conservative beliefs. Goldwater was born in arizona and represented arizona in state senate for 30 years.
2) Sandra Day O'Connor spent much of her childhood on a ranch in Arizona she later became part of Arizona's state senate and then became judge of Maricopa County.
3) John (Sidney) MC'caine is a very important part of Arizona today he was part of congress in Arizona and served as the senator of Arizona .
4) Arizona was officially a state when President Taft signed the Statehood bill on February 14, 1912.
5) There are mant different contributers to Arizona today and without these people this state wouldn't be what it its today.
Marcos De Niza
Sandra Day O'Connor
Arizona as a State
How Arizona became a state
became a state on February 14, 1912
was connected to New Mexico as one territory
was made a seperate territory in 1863
it is the 48th state
became a state after long agonizing years of fighting and determination
Arizona as a State
approved by Congress and Arizona voters in 1911
written in 1910
Arizona's Government Leaders:
Then and Now
1st Governer: George W. P. Hunt
Current Governer: Janice K. Brewer
1st Secretary: Sidney P. Osborn
Current Secretary: Ken Bennett
1st Attorney General: George Bullard
Curent Attorney General: Thomas Horne
divided into 30 articles and a preamble
Arizona's current governer:
: "God Enriches"
: Ditat Deus
State Seal Symbol Meanings:
Miner with shovel and pick= pride of place
Green Fields= where cotton and citrus trees were grown
Rays of the sun= the hot climate
Reservoir and dam= efforts for water reclamation to enrich the farming of the lands
Quartz mill= reminder of mining activities
Arizona is a major citrus producer. it produces grapefruits, limes, lemons, oranges and many other fruits.
land was given up to the U.S. in 1848
Made up of three branches(legislative, executive, and judicial)
inclues eleven statewide elected officials
Arizona remains a leading cotton producer. Cotton is important because it is used in clothing, fertilizer, fuel, paper, cooking, and more.