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ALABAMA. ALABAMA HISTORY PROJECT. Aaron Trawick. January 30, 2012. Mrs , Hagler. Table of Contents. Slide 1…………………………Favorite Thing About Alabama Slide 2..........................State of Alabama Slide 3…………………………Coushatta Indians Slide 4…………………………Hank Aaron

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ALABAMA HISTORY PROJECT

Aaron Trawick

January 30, 2012

Mrs, Hagler

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Table of Contents

Slide 1…………………………Favorite Thing About Alabama

Slide 2..........................State of Alabama

Slide 3…………………………Coushatta Indians

Slide 4…………………………Hank Aaron

Slide 5………………………..State Song

Slide 6…………………………State Flag

Slide 7…………………………State Seal

Slide 8…………………………State Tree

Slide 9………………………….State Bird

Slide 10………………………..State Flower

Slide 11………………………...State Fish

Slide 12………………………….State Coat of arms

Slide 13…………………………..Report on Governor

Slide 14 …………………………. President of the United States

Slides 15-19…………………….Alabama Happenings

Slide 20…………………….........About the Author

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my favorite thing about alabama
My Favorite Thing About Alabama
  • Alabama Football is one of my favorite things about Alabama. The University of Alabama is a huge college. I hope to attend there one day. Coach Bear Bryant was a famous football coach from the University of Alabama. He was one of the best coaches the university has ever seen. He got his name from wrestling with a real bear. When he was the coach he won six national championships. He also won 13 SEC titles. He also won three national coach of the year awards and ten SEC coach of the year awards. The Alabama football coach now is Nick Saban. He has led Alabama to win many championships. Coach Saban was a former coach for the Miami Dolphins.

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the state of alabama
The State of Alabama
  • Alabama: Historical Facts and Symbols

On March 3, 1817 the Alabama territory was created and congress passed the Enabling Act. On January 19, 1818 the first legislation of Alabama territory met in the territorial capital of St. Stephens at the Douglass Hotel. In the months between July 5, 1819 and August 2, 1819 the constitutional convention met and adopted the state constitution. On December 14, 1819 Alabama entered the Union as the 22nd state.

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  • The state of Alabama has many interesting facts and symbols. Alabama has a state song titled “Alabama”. It was written by Julia Tutwiler. The song was adopted as the state song in 1933.
  • Alabama also has a state flag. The flag is white with a red “X” in the middle of it. It became the state flag in 1895. The official state bird is the yellowhammer. In 1817, Governor William Wyatt Bibb selected the state seal. The seal is a picture of the Alabama Territory and its surrounding territories. The seal also includes the rivers of Alabama.

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the coushatta indians
The Coushatta Indians
  • The Coushatta Indian Tribe
  • The Coushatta Indian tribe had many customs and habits of living that were interesting to learn about. One may ask how did the Coushatta Indian children play. The boys played lacrosse, horseshoes and different games. The girls mostly did chores. One may also ask what were the Coushatta houses like. They lived in villages of houses and farm plots.

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Their houses had plaster and rivercane walls. They also had thatched roofs. The Coushatta Indians had special weapons and tools. Coushatta hunters used bows and arrows to hunt wild game. The hunters also used blowguns and the fishermen used spears. The Cushatta Indians also made things.

They made rivercane baskets,

pottery, wood carvings, and,

silver jewelry

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hank aaron
Hank Aaron
  • A Famous Alabamian
  • Henry Aaron, also known as Hank Aaron was born in Mobile Alabama in 1934. Hank Aaron was also known as “Hammer” or “Hammerin’ Hank “. When Hank Aaron was young he went to a pour black school and, in high school his baseball positions were shortstop and third base. Hank was known as the homerun home run king because he hit seven hundred and fifty five home runs

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  • . Hank played major league baseball for twenty three years. The teams he played for were the Milwaukee Brewers and the Atlanta Braves. Some of his records included 2,297 runs batted in 1,477 extra base hits and 6,856 total bases and 30 or more homeruns each year for 15 years.

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barack hussien obama
BarackHussienObama
  • Obama is the 44th president of the United States. Obama was born August 4th 1961 in Honolulu Hawaii.
  • He was the first African American president. His father was in the army. He attended the university of Hawaii. Obama’s parents seperated when he was only two. Obama played basketball and was an honors student. Obama’s father was killed in a car accident when he was 22 years old. He was secretary for two years and was in law school. In 1992 Obama was married and had two daughters. He was the chairman of the Illinois senates. Obama was the thidafricanamericanU.S. senate.

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happenings in alabama
Happenings in Alabama
  • Bridge Crossing Jubilee
  • Where: Selma | Dallas County
  • Mar 1-5, 2012
  • by 151 people
  • 334 418-0800. www.selmajubilee.com.
  • Held the first full weekend of March, the weekend is a commemoration of the anniversary of "Bloody Sunday" and the Selma to Montgomery march. This year's theme is: "Celebrating and Renewing the Spirit of SNCC through Our Youth." Activities include a pageant, a dance, women and youth conferences, a parade, the Festival, interfaith service and National Voting Rights Hall of Fame induction.

Location:

  • National Voting Rights Museum & Institute 6 U.S. Hwy. 80ESelma, AL 36701

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Happenings in Alabama
  • Alabama Jubilee Hot Air Balloon Festival
  • Decatur | Morgan County
  • May 26-27, 2012

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Happenings in Alabama
  • Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama Presented by Legacy Credit Union
  • Birmingham | Jefferson County
  • Mar 30-Apr 1, 2012
  • This unique event brings nearly 80,000 fans from around the world to watch drivers of the IZOD IndyCar Series compete on the 17 turn, 2.38 mile-road course at Barber. 

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Happenings in Alabama
  • Eufaula Pilgrimage, 47th Annual
  • Eufaula | Barbour County
  • Mar 30-Apr 1, 2012
  • Oldest Tour of Homes features beautiful Southern mansions, churches, day tours, candlelight tours, an art show and more. 9 a.m. until.
  • Location:
  • Historic Eufaula Alabama

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alabama happenings
Alabama Happenings
  • 198th Anniversary of the Battle of Horseshoe Bend
  • Daviston | Tallapoosa County
  • Mar 24, 2012

This annual event recreates frontier life in the year 1814 and emphasizes the importance of the battle in United States history through a variety of special demonstrations and interpretive programs. Experience the life of the Creek and Cherokee Indians. Visit authentic hunting camps and watch demonstrations of traditional skills such as hide tanning, flint knapping and finger weaving.

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resources
Resources

Sweet Home Alabama Calendar of Events.

http://www.alabama.travel/events/

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autobiography of aaron trawick
Autobiography of Aaron Trawick

I was born on March 29, 2002. I live in Newville, Alabama with my parents and two sisters. My favorite hobbies are baseball, basketball, soccer, and football. My favorite sport is baseball. I enjoy going to church, playing the drums, and spending time with my family and friends. I attend Long Elementary.

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