Colorado

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History

The first white explorers to see Colorado were from Spain.Juan Ulibarri led a band of soldiers looking for gold in 1706 they fond a deal on land in 1803.At the time Spain ruled Mexico.
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Things to see and do

Colorado is know for great skiing. the mountains get snow in October it lasts until March or April.During the summer visitors enjoy hiking and other outdoor sports some resort towns are old west.
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Jobs

Years ago most workers in the state were farmers or miners.Now people work at many kinds of jobs all around the state.Many people work in factories.
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The land

Colorado is in the western united states.It is shaped like a rectangle.Much of Colorado's land is rugged and beautiful.Mountains run north and through the middle of the state.
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