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Arizona Lesson

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Arizona became the 48th U.S. state on February 14, 1912. It is located in the southwestern part of the country and it shares borders with California, Nevada, Utah, New Mexico, Colorado, and the country of Mexico. Arizona is famous for the Grand Canyon, Meteor Crater, Indian reservations, deserts, cactus plants, retirement communities, copper mines, and tourism. In 2008, the state's population was over six million. It is one of the fastest growing states in the U.S.A. In this lesson, you'll see photos of some of Arizona's state symbols and famous landmarks. (3 pages)

Map of Arizona

Map of Arizona

  • Arizona is located in the southwestern part of the United States.
  • It shares borders with California, Nevada, Utah, New Mexico, Colorado. It also shares an international border with Mexico.
  • Arizona became the 48th U.S. state on February 14, 1912.

 

State Flag of Arizona

State Flag of Arizona

  • Arizona's flag is copper, yellow, red, and blue. It has a star in its center with thirteen rays coming out of the star.
  • People living in Arizona are called Arizonians.
  • Over six million people live in the state.

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