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					South Dakota
South Dakota is called
 the Mount Rushmore
 State.
Mount Rushmore
 It is located in Keystone, South
  Dakota.
 Mount Rushmore National
  Memorial is a sculpture carved        Before
  into the granite face of Mount
  Rushmore.
 Began sculpting them in 1927,
  but didn’t finish til 1939.
 2 million people visit each year.


                                      After
Mount Rushmore

  It has the faces of
   George Washington,
   Thomas Jefferson,
   Theodore Roosevelt
   and Abraham
   Lincoln.
George Washington

 He was the first
  President of the US.
 He was Martha.
 He died on December
  14, 1799.
 He is on the $1.00 bill.
 Thomas Jefferson

He was 3rd President of the US.
He wrote the Declaration of
 Independence.
On July 4, 1776, which
 announced that the thirteen
 American colonies then at
 war with Great Britain were
 now independent states, and
 thus no longer a part of the
 British Empire .
Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt
          He was the 26th President of the US.
          He was home schooled then later went
           to Harvard College.
          His lifelong interest in zoology was
           formed at age seven upon seeing a
           dead seal at a local market. After
           obtaining the seal's head, the young
           Roosevelt and two of his cousins
           formed what they called the
           "Roosevelt Museum of Natural
           History". Learning the rudiments of
           taxidermy, he filled his makeshift
           museum with many animals that he
           killed or caught, studied, and prepared
           for display.
Abraham Lincoln
 He was the 16th President
  of the US.
 He wore a tall black hat.
 He was during the Civil
  War times.
 He was born in a one
  room cabin.
 He is on the penny (1¢).
 Many people are farmers. Because of
  the sun and its rich land, farms cover
  much of South Dakota.
  Capital of South Dakota

 The capital of
  South Dakota is
  Pierre.
South Dakota
     SD


 The abbreviation of South Dakota is SD.
 The states that border SD: west
  (Montana and Wyoming, north (North
  Dakota), east (Minnesota and Iowa),
  south ( Nebraska).
Badlands in South Dakota

  The Badlands
   have clay, iron,
   ash and silt mixed
   into the land.

  Not good for
   farming.
  Black Hills

 Not a lot of forests in
  South Dakota.

 Most of them are in the
  Black Hills.
Black Blizzards

  In the 1930’s dust
   storms were so heavy
   they were called black
   blizzards.
Droughts
 South Dakota has had many
  droughts.

 A drought is a long period of
  time with no rain or snow.
Gold

  In 1874 gold was
   found in South
   Dakota.
  Work
 Many people are farmers.
  They grow oats, rye,
  sunflower seeds and keep
  bees that make honey.

 They work in hospitals, sell
  things, make food, tractors
  and jewelry from the gold.
Dinosaurs
 There are more than
  10,000 duckbilled
  dinosaurs buried in
  South Dakota.

 They died 65
 million years
 ago.
Tourists
 Many people visit South Dakota each
  year.

 A tourist is a person who visits other
  places for fun!
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