Power Point Colorado

Information about Power Point Colorado

Published on October 3, 2007

Author: Marian

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Slide1:  By: Kiersten M. Drake Slide2:  Governor Bill Owens “Nothing Without Providence” Slide3:  Colorado State Flower- Columbine Colorado State Bird- Lark Bunting Colorado State Song Colorado Facts Colorado Facts:  Colorado Facts Colorado State Fish- Cutthroat Trout Colorado State Tree- Blue Spruce Colorado State Animal- Big Horn Sheep Colorado State Gemstone- Aquamarine Colorado State Insect- Hairstreak Butterfly Slide5:  COLORADO SPORTS Football- Broncos Swimming Basketball Lacrosse- Mammoths Soccer Baseball Hockey-Avalanche Ethnic People:  Ethnic People Many ethnic people that come to Colorado or live here Native Americans Hispanics People come here from overseas to go to school and work Some Colorado Laws:  Some Colorado Laws Always buckle up when in a car No bullying at school It is illegal to ride a horse while under the influence Tags may not be ripped off of pillows and mattresses Slide8:  63 Counties Denver, CO Garden of the Gods Royal Gorge Mesa Verde Ruins Rocky Mountains Slide9:  Just a few of our State parks, Monuments, and tallest mountains Mount Elbert 14433 feet above sea level Average temperature Lows 36.2’ High 98.8’ Colorado is one of the few states whose boundaries were not defined by the landscapes, but rather it was determined by the US Congress State quarter is to be released in July of 2006 Schools:  Schools Have choices of schools such as Brick and mortar schools like your neighborhood schools- Cherokee Trail Elementary or Chaparral High School Charter and Private schools- Saint Mary’s Academy or Regis High School Branson School Online- Home school Able to make your own schedule Have an online teacher Work at your own pace Able to go kindergarten through 12 grade and beyond Slide11:  Colorado Colleges University of Colorado- Majors in Atmospheric and Air pollution research University of Denver Colorado School of Mines- Majors in Engineering University of Northern Colorado- Majors in Agriculture Air Force Academy Also Community Colleges Slide12:  Recreation for all Ages Famous People in Colorado:  Famous People in Colorado Ouray and Chipeta Alferd Packer Horace and “Baby Doe” Tabor Emily Griffith Chief Ouray and Chipeta:  Chief Ouray and Chipeta Chipeta and Chief Ouray were Ute Indians who made a great impact on Colorado history. Ouray was born near Taos Pueblo in 1833. Chipeta was born in 1830 near Ignacio. Ouray and Chipeta married in 1859, and when Ouray’s father died, Ouray became Chief. In 1879 Chief Ouray kept the Meeker Massacre from becoming a war. Nathan Meeker tried to force the Indians to be farmers and wanted their land plowed and used for horse racing. The Indians resisted. Mr. Meeker asked for troops to be sent from the Army. Thirteen men from the Army were killed by the Indians on their way. Nathan Meeker and ten others were killed also. In 1880 a treaty was signed and said that all Utes be moved out of Colorado to a reservation in Utah. Chief Ouray died in 1880. 25 years after he died, Chipeta married a Commoguech. Chipeta died in 1924 and was buried near the town of Ouray, just south of Montrose. Chief Ouray Chipeta Alferd Packer:  Alferd Packer Born in 1842 in Pennsylvania. Alferd Packer was a shoemaker. He came to Colorado to get rich. In 1873 Mr. Packer and several other men headed into the mountains. While they were in the mountains they ran into a snowstorm. The men soon ran out of food. Alferd Packer, came out of the mountains alone weeks later. He told his story of how he cooked and ate the other people in his party. He was tried for cannibalism and spent 15 years in Canyon City State Prison. He died in 1907 in Denver, CO and is buried in Littleton Cemetery. Alferd Packer Horace and “Baby Doe” Tabor:  Horace and “Baby Doe” Tabor Horace Tabor was born in 1830 in Vermont. The Tabors came to Colorado to make their fortune in Leadville. Horace Tabor met Elizabeth “Baby Doe” McCourt in 1881. Mr. Tabor help build a lot of early Denver and “Baby Doe” worked the Matchless Mine where they made their millions. Horace died in 1899 and “Baby Doe" died in 1935 in her cabin frozen next to the Matchless Mine. Horace Tabor “Baby Doe” Tabor Emily Griffith:  Emily Griffith 1868-1947 Emily was a teacher from Nebraska. Her family moved to Denver, CO in 1904 where she began teaching. Ms. Griffith was recognized by the Denver Public Schools for all of her work with children. On May 11, 1916, Denver Public Schools gave Emily an empty school building at 13th and Welton. She opened her doors to the Opportunity School on September 9, 1916. They took her picture and turned it into stain glass and put it in the Denver State Capitol. She taught thousands of people, children and adults how to read and write. Emily and her sister were murdered on June 19, 1947 in her cabin in the mountains. No one knows why and the murderer was never caught. Slide18:  Employment Opportunities Colorado has a lot of opportunities in some of our major industries such as agriculture, tourism, mining, oil, finance and manufacturing Jobs available are in Nursing, Attorneys, Information Technology Fox 31, AMGEN, and Bonfils Blood Center are currently hiring Come to Beautiful Colorado:  Come to Beautiful Colorado Come to beautiful Colorado for excitement! We have tons of things to do for all ages outside as well as inside. There is white water rafting, Museums, Downtown Aquarium, Amusement Parks, as well as visit some of our most famous landmarks like Garden of the Gods and Mesa Verde Ruins. Come to Colorado for our diverse people and our amazing scenery. Come to beautiful Colorado for a vacation of fun and you will love it here so much that you will want to move here for the fun everyday. Bibliography:  Bibliography www.yampavalley.info www.unsolvedmysteries.com www.netstate.com www.dot.state.co.us www.colostate.edu www.homeoftheheros.com www.colorado.com www.google.com

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