The paper will follow this format.  For each state include the following.

•    Introduction
•    Provide an introductory paragraph describing the name of the state, capitol, region to which it belongs, entry into the union, and physical location within the nation.

•    Settlement
•    Briefly discuss Native American which inhabited the state to include names of major groups, general living conditions, and methods of agriculture, hunting, or gathering.
•    Briefly discuss European and later U.S. settlement of the state (include primary reason for settlement, early disputes, etc.).

•    Natural Resources
•    Describe the natural resources within the state – primary bedrock, physical features (mountains, deserts, etc.) water (names of major rivers, lakes, oceans) forest types, and major agricultural crops.
•    Describe the impact of natural resources on the state’s economy (income from fishing, timber, mining, farming, etc.)
•    Describe major threats from nature (average annual number of tornadoes, hurricanes, earthquakes, wildfire, etc.) and economic impact.

•    Demographics
•    List demographic data for each state including:  population size, percent of population by major racial and ethnic group; mean family income; percent of population by religion (Catholic, Methodist, Baptist, Jewish, Muslim, etc.); percent of Democrat, Republic and Independent voters (which party do their two Senators belong), percent of population by age.

•    Current Event
•    Describe one major current event occurring in this state and the potential social, economic, or political impact on the state.

•    References
•    All data will be verified using APA style reference of documentation.

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The paper will follow this format.  For each state include the following.

•    Introduction
•    Provide an introductory paragraph describing the name of the state, capitol, region to which it belongs, entry into the union, and physical location within the nation.

•    Settlement
•    Briefly discuss Native American which inhabited the state to include names of major groups, general living conditions, and methods of agriculture, hunting, or gathering.
•    Briefly discuss European and later U.S. settlement of the state (include primary reason for settlement, early disputes, etc.).

•    Natural Resources
•    Describe the natural resources within the state – primary bedrock, physical features (mountains, deserts, etc.) water (names of major rivers, lakes, oceans) forest types, and major agricultural crops.
•    Describe the impact of natural resources on the state’s economy (income from fishing, timber, mining, farming, etc.)
•    Describe major threats from nature (average annual number of tornadoes, hurricanes, earthquakes, wildfire, etc.) and economic impact.

•    Demographics
•    List demographic data for each state including:  population size, percent of population by major racial and ethnic group; mean family income; percent of population by religion (Catholic, Methodist, Baptist, Jewish, Muslim, etc.); percent of Democrat, Republic and Independent voters (which party do their two Senators belong), percent of population by age.

•    Current Event
•    Describe one major current event occurring in this state and the potential social, economic, or political impact on the state.

•    References
•    All data will be verified using APA style reference of documentation.

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