S: Utah, the great state
BC: Utah Kaia Marie Butters May 2011
FC: Utah 1896 | By:Kaia butters
1: "This is the place!"
2: The state flag | This is Utah's state seal
3: The state motto "industry" | state song Utah, We Love Thee
4: state tree blue spruce tree | state flower sego lily
5: state bird California gull | state fish Bonneville cutthroat
6: state mammal Rock mountain elk state fossil allosaurus
7: Did you Know? | 1.The Salt Lake is actually a salt lake! 2. There is a spot in Utah that you can be in four states at once Utah ,New Mexico, Arizona,and Colorado(The Four Corners). 3.Utah is the 11th largest state. 4.Almost 14 million people visit Utah each year. 5.Utah got its name from the Indian word"Ute" meaning people of the mountains. 6.7.1% of Utah's residence were born in foreign countries. 7. "Touched an angel" was filmed in Utah 8.The nation's first department store called Zion Co- operative Mercantile was built in Utah in the 1800's 9.you wouldn't have guessed but Utah has the highest literacy rate! 10.The average snowfall in the mountains next to Salt Lake is 500 inches.
8: The famous Utahn's Larry Miller ~was born in Salt Lake City on April 26, 1944. ~He was the owner of the Utah Jazz. ~He built the Energy Solutions Arena in downtown salt Lake. ~He owned a race track in Utah. ~On February 20, 2009 he died from type two diabetes. Brigham Young ~He was born in Whitingham, Vermont on June1,1801. ~He worked as a traveling blacksmith and carpenter. ~He founded Salt Lake City in 1847. ~He was commonly called "Brother Brigham." ~He died August 29, 1877 from a ruptured appendix. Debbi Fields ~She was born in California on September 18, 1956 ~She founded Mrs. Fields cookies. ~Debbi lived in Salt Lake City. ~At 19 she married and opened her business ~She is a mother to Five daughters ~ She currently is living in Tennessee | Famous Utahn's
9: Juliane Hough(left) ~ She was born in Salt Lake City ,Utah on July, 20 1988. ~She is an actress,dancer, and singer ~She is a professional ballroom dancer. ~Most known for being 2 time winner of ABC's Dancing with The Stars ~Dating Ryan Seacrest since April 2010 Ezra Taft Benson(right) ~He was born in Idaho in ~Was an LDS prophet ~In 1939 moved to Washington D.C. to be the Executive Secretary of the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives ~In 1953 became the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture ~Lifelong supporter of Scouting - received the international award of Bronze Wolf
10: 1896 Utah became the 45th state on January 4. | 1919 Zion National Park was dedicated. | 1824 Jim Bridger founded Salt Lake. | 1841 capt. John Bartleson led the first wagon train across Utah. | 1850 Utah became a part of u.s territory | 1861 A telegram service began in Utah
11: 2002 The olympics was held in Salt Lake City, Utah. | 1999 On Aug., 11 a tornadoe hit Salt Lake city and caused over$100 million dollars in damage. | 1996 Utah celebrated their 100th year of statehood. | 2004 A NASA ship crashed in Utah's deserts | 2007 A coal mine collapsed and killed 6 miners | 2007 A gunman shot at a shopping center and killed 5 people | POW!
12: Famous Recipe | Utahs famous green jell-o salad | Recipe 1 cup of water 1 package( 6 ounces) of lime green jello 1/2 cup of sugar 1/2 cup of fruit 6 servings
13: Places to See and Places to GO | Zion National Park ~A great place for outdoor lovers. Bryce Canyon ~A gigantic canyon with tall rocks and figures all throughout. Temple Square ~ You can see the beautiful Salt Lake temple here! Lake Powell ~A beautiful lake that shows of Utahs amazing landscapes too! Arches National Park ~Here you can see three of the largest arches in the world measuring at 278ft. wide and 307ft. tall. Dinosaur National Monument ~A great sight seeing place of over 1,500 fossils that are now extinct dinosaurs. Timpanogos Cave National Monument ~ A cave that was found hundreds of years ago and is a great trial/hike to go on. Heber Vally Historic Railroad ~An amazing journey across Heber Vally and through Provo Canyon Brigham Young University ~A huge university named after a famous person who settled in Utah in 1847 ~