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  • Colorado

    1868 Words  | 8 Pages

    Flag                                             Page 2 Map of Colorado                                        Page 3 State Location, Geography and Climate                    Page 4 U.S. Map with Colorado Location                         Page 6 State Bird, Flower, Tree, Motto and Seal                    Page 7 Ancient History of Colorado                              Page 8 Recent History of Colorado                              Page 10 Plants and Animals of Colorado                         Page 12 Natural Resources

  • Geography Of Colorado

    877 Words  | 4 Pages

    The Physical Geography of Colorado The placement of the State of Colorado in the Northern Hemisphere has permitted the physical geography in this region to be quite diverse. Colorado’s surrounding physical regions affects its climate, biogeography, geology, and geomorphology and contributes to the state’s own physical geographical uniqueness. Colorado lies in-between the Rocky Mountains and the Great Plains. The Rocky Mountains, or also known as the Rockies, range from New Mexico up to Canada would

  • Travelers and Tourism in Colorado

    896 Words  | 4 Pages

    Colorado is such a beautiful state. It brings in a lot of outsiders but not only for its beauty, but for its history as well. Travelers and tourists have been visiting Colorado since before the 19th century. However, during the 19th century, the development of Colorado boomed greatly because of its iconic people and the fact that so many travelers and tourists enjoyed seeing Colorado. The people contributed to making Colorado history more appealing to tourists so the state really emerged. Tourism

  • Water Rights in Colorado

    2247 Words  | 9 Pages

    Water has long been a controversy in countless places worldwide and Colorado is no exception. The water rights in Colorado involve different stages within the Prior Appropriation Law; the senior and junior water rights. Senior water rights are privileges that were the first to be issued on unappropriated streams in Colorado and are to be filled before the junior water right holders. Junior water rights are similar to senior water rights, but are filled after the senior water holders take their allotted

  • Travelers Guide To Colorado

    1129 Words  | 5 Pages

    Travelers Guide to Colorado This is a travelers guide to the state of Colorado. Colorado is a unique and interesting place to visit. If the reader would want to go to Colorado, this is the report to read. This report has both statistics and fun things to go and do. Colorado is state of mountains and hills. Colorado is the highest of the states elevation at over 14,000 feet high. Many people visit Colorado each year. Many of the people that visit here are outdoor enthusiasts, skiers, and people

  • Exploring the State of Colorado

    660 Words  | 3 Pages

    Colorado is a beautiful and historical state; the wide open plains, the glorious tall mountains, the history of its people that have shaped Colorado into what it is today. There is a lot to explore and learn when it comes to the Centennial State. Because of its history, Colorado is considered to be the meeting ground amongst three sections in the American West; the Atlantic Coast and Mississippi Valley, North and South, and Massachusetts and Virginia. These sections have shaped and developed the

  • The Colorado State Patrol

    1640 Words  | 7 Pages

    When formed by legislation in 1935, the Colorado State Patrol was created to “…promote safety, protect human life and preserve the highways of this state by the courteous and strict enforcement of the laws and regulations of this state relating to highways and the traffic on such highways” (CRS 24-33.5-201). Originally named the “Courtesy Patrol,” over the last 76 years the Colorado State Patrol has evolved into a comprehensive and complex law enforcement agency, without forgetting its original mission

  • Colorado Creative Music

    1613 Words  | 7 Pages

    Colorado Creative Music A company without a strategic vision is like a fish out of water gasping for air. This analogy strikes an honest chord with Colorado Creative Music (CCM). In order for a company to be success in the marketplace, it must have a clear vision statement. The company must also be founded by core business competencies that will allow the business to operate flawlessly. This essay will provide an overview of CCM, a situational analysis, a problem analysis including analysis

  • Wyoming-Colorado Border Wars

    1124 Words  | 5 Pages

    Wyoming-Colorado Border Wars Deep in the heart of the American West lie two of the largest, most rugged, beautiful states in the nation, both of which have long been engaged in a heated rivalry. North and South from one another, Wyoming and Colorado have been at a border war since before either even gained statehood. With 97,195 square miles, Wyoming is the 10th largest of all 50 states. While the state is vast in land, it is scarce in population. As of 2005, a mere 509,294 residents inhabit

  • The Colorado River

    1296 Words  | 6 Pages

    The Colorado River is the seventh longest river. In the 1920’s Western states began dividing up the water in the Colorado River by building dams and divert river flow to San Diego, Phoenix, and other large cities in order to supply water to these cities. In the past the river has been known for being a major source of water and electricity. The Colorado River passes through Utah, Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, California, Baja California, and Sonora. During the past decade a drought has been sweeping