What are some facts about the state of New Mexico?
I am Doing a Project for school and I was wondering if you could help me out.
Here is the format:
UPDATE population facts and ethnic facts
You will need the flag replicated – KNOW the meanings
**Year of statehood, capital, etc. (see all data on these pages)
**Interesting stories that accompany your state becoming a state/ date/ etc.
**State Flower/ motto/ state song (play a copy for us)/ state animal, if one (usually there’s a bird)
**WRITE to the state capital for information . . . or directly to tourist attractions for pamphlets, etc.
What to see and do: **Why do tourists visit your state?
Research at least three of those destinations IN DETAIL
**Industry/economy: KNOW the details of what supports the people in your state. Take Connecticut, for example: The textbook says “manufacturing, retail trade, government.” EXPLAIN what is manufactured/ from where the raw materials come/ to whom the goods are sold/ WHAT goods are involved in the “retail trade?” What about the government?
**Foods/ cultural details/ Florida, for instance, has cultural influences form the Spanish, not only from the early explorers (Think St. Augustine and architectural influences), but also from the influx of Hispanic people from Cuba, Puerto Rico, and so forth. Think about Little Havana in Tampa (rolled cigars) and sponge trade from Tarpon Springs (Greek influences).
**Climate/ geographical features (land and water features)
**Climagraph – Well drawn and colored and mounted on your tri-fold board
Are there any sports teams there you want to highlight? Colleges, universities, other details from your research of your state.
What famous people live there, are from there (born there)? For instance, though not born here, Ernest Hemingway is associated with Key West, in Florida.
**Governor/ federal officials (Senators and Congressmen)/
Websites: infoplease.com (click on the fifty states)
And do a search using (name of your state).gov (e.g., Florida.gov)
ALL websites/ even if just picking up an image/ MUST be documented and turned in.
What goes on the tri-fold?
Climagraph, brochures, answers from penpals, pictures from any of your research (such as physical features, ways people earn their living, tourist attractions), pie charts showing break-out of cultural groups in your state. EVERYTHING that you would do to showcase your state . . . it’s like a store-front window. You “invite” others to “visit” and learn about your state.
INCLUDE a map of your state AND designate where things of importance are located!
PosterBoard . . . regular, full-size, any color you choose.
Cut out in shape of your state and cover it with pictures
PRESENTATION: You may choose how to present, BUT using technology is suggested.
Other ideas might be skits.
PLAN to play an audio of your state’s song.
Thanks for helping
- VallejoReaperLv 49 years agoFavorite Answer
Capital City: Santa Fe
City Guides: New Mexico City Guides
Location: 35.678N, 105.954W
Capital Tour: Capitol Tour
50states School Directory: Find your school!
Admission to Statehood: January 6, 1912
Ancestry and Genealogy: New Mexico State Database
Area: 121593 sq.mi., 5th Land 121359 sq.mi., 5th Water 234 sq.mi., 49th
Area Code: 505
Biographies: Famous New Mexicans
Bird: Roadrunner 50states List
Border States: Regional List Arizona Colorado Oklahoma Texas Utah
Cam World: Live Web Cams
City Guides: New Mexico City Guides
Classified Ads: Shop50states Classifieds
Climate: New Mexico
Colleges, Universities: New Mexico Colleges, New Mexico Business Schools, New Mexico Art Schools
Community and Technical Colleges: New Mexico Community Colleges
Community Pages: 50states List
Constitution: 47th State
County Profile: County Map 33 Counties
Courts: Judicial System
Current Events: New Mexico News Headlines
Department of: Education Licensure
Agriculture: Cattle, dairy products, hay, nursery stock, chilies.
Industry: Electric equipment, petroleum and coal products, food processing, printing and publishing, stone, glass, and clay products, tourism.
Editorial Cartoons: Cartoonists Index
Fast Facts: 50states List
The yellow field and red symbol colors are the colors of Spain. First brought to New Mexico by Spanish explorers in 1540. On New Mexico's flag we see a red sun with rays streching out from it. There are four groups of rays with four rays in each group. This is an ancient sun symbol of a Native American people called the Zia. The Zia believed that the giver of all good gave them gifts in groups of four. These gifts are:
The four directions - north, east, south and west.
The four seasons - spring, summer, fall and winter.
The day - sunrise, noon, evening and night.
Life itself - childhood, youth, middle years and old age.
All of these are bound by a circle of life and love, without a beginning or end.
Get this Flag
Flower: Yucca flower Yucca glauca
Genealogical Resources: Cyndi's List Historical Societies
Geographic Center: Torrance, 12 miles southsouthwest of Willard
Governor: Office of Governor
Highest Point: Wheeler Peak; 13,161 feet, 8th
Highway Markers: New Mexico Resource Manual
Internet Service Providers: New Mexico
Largest Cities: Albuquerque Las Cruces Santa Fe Rio Rancho Roswell Farmington Alamogordo Clovis Hobbs Carlsbad
Library: New Mexico New Mexico Libraries
License Plates: New MexicoLocal Resources: New Mexico Courts New Mexico Fire Departments New Mexico Counseling Services New Mexico Police Departments New Mexico Government Offices
Lowest Point: Red Bluff Lake; 2,817 feet, 48th
Maps: Rand McNally DMOZ Blank Outline Map 50states List
Media: Radio TV
Motto: Crescit eundo
It grows as it goes
Museums: The Virtual Library
National Forest: New Mexico
Newspapers: New Mexico
Nickname: Land of Enchantment
Nursing Schools: New Mexico
Origin of state's name: Named by the Spanish for lands north of the Rio Grande River
Pen Pals: Penpalworld.com
Permanent Residents: Find A Grave
Population: Quick facts 1,819,046; 36th, 12/00
Public Records: New Mexico
Real Estate: New Mexico Real Estate
US House: 110th Congress
US Senate: 110th Congress
New Mexico House: Members
New Mexico Senate: Members
Road Side America: New Mexico
School Directory: New Mexico Schools Public Schools Private Schools
Soil: New Mexico - Penistaja
Song: O, Fair New Mexico 50states List Sheet Music
words and music by: Elizabeth Garrett
Sports: New Mexico Teams
State Parks: New Mexico
State Quarters: New Mexico
Symbols: Blue Book
Topography: Image Eastern third, Great Plains; central third, Rocky Mountains; western third, high plateau. 85% of the state is over 4000 feet in elevation.
Travel: New Mexico Travel
Tree: Pinyon Pine Pinus edulis
Veteran Affairs: New Mexico VA Military Links
Vital Records: New Mexico Vital Records
Weather: Santa Fe, Santa Fe County Municipal Airport
White Pages: New Mexico White Pages
Yellow Pages: New Mexico Yellow Pages
Zip Codes: New Mexico Zip Codes
Some of these have hyperlinks. If you want to do further research, or to click on the hyperlinks that did not follow the transfer, please click on the link below.Source(s): http://www.50states.com/newmexic.htm
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- 9 years ago
Billy the Kid lived there and they filmed Red Dawn there