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Alabama Map Quiz/Printout

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Alabama
Facts, Map and State Symbols

Alabama Flag Printout/Quiz

Alabama was the 22nd state in the USA; it became a state on December 14, 1819.

State Abbreviation - AL
State Capital - Montgomery
Largest City - Birmingham
Area - 52,423 square miles [Alabama is the 30th biggest state in the USA]
Population - 4,833,722 (as of 2013) [Alabama is the 23rd most populous state in the USA]
Name for Residents - Alabamans
Major Industries - agriculture (cotton, corn, peanuts, soybeans, poultry, and livestock), hydroelectric power, mining (coal, limestone, iron ore), steel-making

Major Rivers - Tombigbee River, Alabama River, Tennessee River, Chattahoochee River
Major Lakes -Guntersville Lake, Wilson Lake, Martin Lake, West Point Lake, Lewis Smith Lake
Highest Point - Cheaha Mountain - 2407 feet, (734 m) above sea level
Number of Counties - 67
Bordering States - Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee
Bordering Body of Water - Gulf of Mexico

Origin of the Name Alabama - Alabama means "tribal town" in the language of the local Creek Indians
State Nickname - Heart of Dixie, "Yellowhammer State"
State Motto - "Audemus jura nostra defendere" - We Dare Defend Our Rights
State Song - Alabama

Dinosaur Fossils Found in Alabama - Lophorhothon, Nodosaurus

Alabama State Symbols and Emblems:
State Flag

The official state flag of Alabama is called the "crimson cross of St. Andrew's," a red cross on a white background. This flag was adopted in 1895, and was patterned from the Confederate Battle Flag. This flag can be any type of rectangle (even a square) but the crimson bars must be six inches wide.

Animal Symbols:
State Bird

Yellowhammer

State Game Bird



Wild Turkey

(Meleagris gallopavo)

State Horse



Racking horse

State Insect



Monarch butterfly

(Danaus plexippus)

State Butterfly and
State Mascot

tiger swallowtail

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

State Saltwater Fish



(Fighting) Tarpon

State Freshwater Fish



Largemouth bass

State Amphibian



Red Hills salamander

State Shell



Caphella junonia johnstoneae

State Fossil



Basilosaurus cetoides

An extinct whale

Plant Symbols:
State Flower

Camellia
(Camellia japonica )

State Wildflower

Oak-leaf hydrangea

State Tree

Southern longleaf pine
(Pinus palustris)

State Nut

Pecan

Earth Symbols:
State Rock

Marble

State Gemstone

Star Blue Quartz

State Mineral

Hematite
(Red iron ore)

State Soil

Bama soil series

Miscellaneous Symbols:
State Dance

Folk dance

State Quilt

Pine burr quilt

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Alabama: Map/Quiz Printout

Answer geography questions about Alabama using the map on this quiz.
Answers
Alabama

Alabama: Label Me! Printout

Label the major features of Alabama.
Answers
Alabama

Alabama: Outline Map Printout

An outline map of Alabama to print.
Connect the Dots Mystery Map

Alabama: US State Dot to Dot Mystery Map

Connect the dots to draw the borders of a mystery state of the USA. Then use a globe or atlas to figure out which state you have drawn. You might want to give students clues, such as that it is in the southeastern USA, that its capital is Montgomery, or that its name starts with "A." Answer: Alabama.


Alabama's Flag Printout/Quiz

Read about and answer questions on the flag of Alabama.
Flag of Alabama

Alabama's Flag:
Large Coloring Printable

A large black-and-white printable of the flag of Alabama.
Venn diagram

US State/US President/3-Syllables Venn Diagram Printout

On this printout, the student classifies US states, US presidents, and 3-syllable words by placing them in a Venn diagram. Words: Adams, Alabama, California, Everglades, Florida, Kentucky, Lincoln, Madison, Obama, Seattle, Washington, Wyoming. Or go to the answers.


Your State:
Draw and Write

Draw a map of the state that you live in (in the USA) and write about it.
find related words

US State - Find Related Words

For a US state, write eight words related to the state, then use each word in a sentence.
find related words

US State Graphic Organizer

For one US state, write the name of the state, draw a map of the state, then write the state capital, postal abbreviation, date of statehood, state bird (draw and write), state flower (draw and write), a major body of water in the state, two bordering states, and state nickname.
Geography report thumbnail

US State Report Graphic Organizer Printout #1

This printout helps the student do a short report on a US state, prompting the student to draw a map of the state, locate it on a US map, draw the state's flag, and write its capital city, state nickname, area, population, date of statehood, and state bird.
Geography report thumbnail

US State Report Graphic Organizer Printout #2

This printout helps the student do a short report on a US state, prompting the student to draw a map of the state, locate it on a US map, draw the state's flag, and write its capital city, state nickname, area, population, date of statehood, state bird, state flower, climate, and major industries.


US State
Printable Book

A short, printable book on a US state. To complete the book, the student must research a US state, draw its map, draw its flag, and answer simple questions about the state.


USA Map: Find Your State

Find and label your state in the USA, and label other important geography.
Answers


USA Map: Where I Live

Write your country, state, and city, and then find and label your state (and a few other geographical features).
writing prompt

Write Ten Things About Your State

A one-page printable worksheet. Write ten things about your state (plus one thing you would like to change).
Word Wheel

US State Wheel

This 2-page print-out makes a wheel about a single US state; the student fills out the information on the wheel. It consists of a base page together with a rear wheel that spins around. After putting the wheel together, the student follows the instructions on the front wheel (coloring in the state on a US map and drawing a small map of the state) and fills out the 12 sections of the wheel with information about one state. When you spin the wheel, facts about the US State appear, including: Biggest Cities, Capital, Flag, Bodies of Water, Postal Abbreviation, State Bird, Population (rank), Area (rank), Residents Called, Bordered by, Major Industries, and Entered Union (order).
Find a word for each letter

US State - Find a Related Word for Each Letter

For a US state, see if you can think of and write down a word or phrase that is related to that state for each letter of the alphabet. Think of cities, famous people from the state, bodies of water, mountains, landmarks, and other features. Find words for as many letters as you can.
Tally marks

The Census

A census is an official count of the number of people in a region. The survey is done by a government, usually periodically. This page explains how and why censuses are taken.
Map

Census:
Printable Read-and-Answer Worksheet

A printable worksheet on the census, with a short text to read, a map to color, and questions to answer. Or go to the answers. Or go to a pdf file with the worksheet and the answers.


US State Facts, Map and State Symbols
Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

District of Columbia

Florida

Georgia

Hawaii

Idaho

Illinois

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Washington

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Wisconsin

Wyoming

Order and Dates of Statehood State Population Figures State Area Figures State Extremes and Records
US Postal Codes US Postal Codes Matching Guidelines for Writing a Report on a State US Geography


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