State Facts

Florida, California, Colorado

Florida

Florida

Capital:Tallahassee

Nickname:The Sunshine State

Date of statehood:March 3, 1845

State Flower:Orange Blossom

State Bird:Mockingbird

State Tree:Cabbage Palmetto

Interesting Facts:Florida averages 10 deaths and 30 injuries a year from lightning, Florida means "Feast of Flowers" in Spanish, Hains City is known as "The Heart of Florida".

Tourist Attractions:Sea World,Orlando, Magic Kingdom, and Walt Disney World.


California

California

Capital:Sacramento

Nickname:The Golden State

Date of Statehood:September 9, 1850

State Flower:Eschscholzia Californica

State Bird:California Quail

State Tree:Sequaiadendron Giganteum, Sequoia Sempervires

Interesting Facts:Only Alaska and Texas have more land than California, California's population is 36,961,664 in 2009, California was discovered in 1850.

Colorado

Colorado

Capital:Denver

Nickname:The Centennial State

Date of Statehood:August 1, 1876

State Flower:Aguilegia Saximontania

State Bird:Lark Bunting

State Tree:Picea Pungens

Interesting Facts:The Word largest flat-top Mountain is in Grand Mesa, Colorado has the highest mean altitude of all the States, Colvax Avenue in Denveris the longest continuous street in America.

Tourist Attractions:Pikes Peak, Garden of The Gods, Keystone Resort

By:Lauren Vega