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Iowa WOW!. By: Hutch Tidwell 11/1/10 Social Studies. State Outline . State Flag. State Motto and Nickname. Nickname- The Hawkeye State Motto- Our Liberties We Prize and Our Rights We Will Maintain. State Song. Iowa License Plates.

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By: Hutch Tidwell


Social Studies

state motto and nickname
State Motto and Nickname
  • Nickname- The Hawkeye State
  • Motto- Our Liberties We Prize and Our Rights We Will Maintain.
state song
State Song
iowa license plates
Iowa License Plates

This is the current state license plate

state capital of iowa
State Capital of Iowa
  • Des Moines is Iowa’s state capital.

This is the Kruidenier Trail Bridge across Gray’s Lake.

state governor
State Governor

Chet Culver is Iowa’s Governor.

biography of governor culver
Biography of Governor Culver
  • Culver was born in Washington, D.C. Governor Culver and his wife, Mari, have two young children, Clare Honour and John William. Senator Culver served Iowa in the United States House of Representatives from 1965 to 1974 and in the United States Senate from 1974 to 1980. Governor Culver began his career as an environmental and consumer advocate in the Iowa Attorney General’s Office. After receiving his Master of Arts in Teaching at Drake University in 1994, he taught government and history at Roosevelt High School and Hoover High School in Des Moines, where he also coached both football and basketball. Chet Culver became Iowa’s 40th Governor in January of 2007.
major universities and logos
Major Universities and Logos
  • University of Iowa Hawkeyes

Iowa State Cyclones

major industries and exports
Major Industries and Exports
  • The major industries are agriculture, agri-business, avionics, and transportation. Agriculture is statewide, while high tech is centered in Cedar Rapids and Des Moines.
  • Soybeans and other agricultural products are the biggest exports for the state of Iowa.
state landmark 1 blood run site
State Landmark 1Blood Run Site

Blood Run Site is an agriculture land site that some Indian tribes lived and planted corn and other crops. Its called “Blood Run” Site because settlers killed off a lot of Indian Tribes and started living there.

state landmark 2 glacier lake districts
State Landmark 2Glacier Lake Districts
  • Some of the finest landforms of glacial origin to be seen in Iowa are found in the "lake district," in the northwestern part of the state.
state landmark 3 hawkeye point
State Landmark 3Hawkeye Point
  • Hawkeye Point is a mountain summit in Osceola County in the state of Iowa. Hawkeye Point climbs to 1,670 feet.
fast facts
Fast Facts
  • Population- 2, 926, 324 (30th in America)
  • Area- 56, 276 sq. miles (26th in America)
  • Major Rivers- Mississippi, Des Moines, Missouri, Cedar, and Iowa River.
  • Major Lake- Lake Red Rock
  • Name for Residents- Iowans
  • Abbreviation- IA