5J :Luke - Underwood Community Schools

By: Luke Warden
A is for… Adventureland
 Adventureland is a very popular amusement park in
Iowa. You can ride rides such as the Outlaw, the
Tornado, the Spaceshot, and the dragon.
B is for… Black Squirrels
The Black Squirrel is a melanistic
subgroup of Iowa. The population of the
subgroup of Black Squirrels can be found
mostly in Iowa.
C is for… Chief Black Hawk
Chief Black Hawk was a leader of the Sauk
tribe in Iowa, in the village of Saukenuk.
He was a brave Native American who also
lended land to white settlers.
D is for… Dubuque, Julien
Julien Dubuque, ( Born January, 1762 and
died, March 24, 1810.) He was a brave
Indian. The city of Dubuque is named
after him.
E is for… Electricity
Iowa has a lot of wire-less or wifi all
around. Wifi, and wire-less internet
access is made from electric shocks
in the satellite in Space. Electricity
surrounds us in many different ways
like air or energy.
F is for… Farming
Iowan’s spend only 10% of their income
on farming. The average Iowan can earn
enough depositable income to pay for a
year of farming in just 40 days.
G is for... Eastern Goldfinch
The Iowa’s state bird (Eastern Goldfinch) is a
very friendly seed eating birds that are in the
Fringillide family. The Eastern Goldfinch
actually had a war with the Meadowlark to be
Iowa’s state bird.
H is for… Herbert Hoover
Herbert Hoover was born
in West Branch Iowa.
Herbert was the 31st
president of the United
I is for… Iowa State Fair
The first Iowa State Fair was held in Dubuque
in 1869. The Iowa State Fair is filled with rides
and a lot of food stands, and the one and only
“Milk Butter Cow.”
J is for… John Wayne
John Wayne was born in Winterset, IA,
but his family lived in LA. John died at age
72 in LA, California, and he died of
stomach cancer.
K is for… Keokuk Reserve
Keokuk Reserve is a parcel of land in the
present-day U.S. state of Iowa that was
retained by the Sauk and Fox tribes in
1832. The tribes stayed on the reservation
only until 1836 when the land was ceded
to the United States.
L is for… Louisiana Purchase
The Louisiana Purchase was an acquisition
by the United States Of America. The
Louisiana Purchase is 828,000 square feet
wide and long!
M is for… Model T
The Model T is an automobile produced by
“Henry Ford’s” Ford Company. It is generally
regarded as the first affordable automobile.
N is for… Neola
As the census of 2000, there were 845
people, 339 houses, and 247 families residing
in the town. Neola is a pretty small town in
Iowa that is between Underwood, IA, and
Minden, IA.
O is for… Oak Trees
The Oak Tree is the Iowa’s state tree, and is
a very pretty shrub. Oaks have spirally
arranged leaves with a lobed margin.
P is for… Pioneers
Pioneers were the first people to settle in the frontiers of
North America. They came from many places in the United
States to start their new lives.
Q is for… Quaker Oats
The Quaker Oats Company is an American food
conglomerate based in Chicago. It has been owned by the
company PepsiCo since 2001.
R is for…Robert Lucas
Robert Emerson Lucas, Jr. (born September
15, 1937, Yakima, Washington) is an
American economist at the University of
Chicago. He received the Nobel Prize in
Economics in 1995 and is consistently
indexed among the top 10 economists in the
Research Papers in Economics rankings.[1]
He is married to economist Nancy Stoke.
He received his B.A. in History in 1959 and
Ph.D. in Economics in 1964, both from the
University of Chicago. He taught at the
Graduate School of Industrial
Administration (now Tipper School of
Business) at Carnegie Mellon University
until 1975, when he returned to the
University of Chicago.
S is for… steamboats
A steamboat or steamship, sometimes
called a steamer, is a ship in which the
primary method of propulsion is steam
power, typically driving propellers or
paddlewheels. Steamships usually use
the prefix designation SS, S.S. or S/S
T is for… Tobacco
Tobacco is an agricultural product
processed from the leaves of plants in
the genus Nicotinic. It can be
consumed, used as a pesticide and, in
the form of nicotine titrate, used in
some medicines.[1] It is most commonly
used as a recreational drug, and is a
valuable cash crop for countries such as
Cuba, China and the United States.
U is for… Underground Railroad
The Underground Railroad was a network
of secret routes and safe houses used by
19th-century black slaves in the United
States to escape to free states and Canada
with the aid of abolitionists and allies who
were sympathetic to their cause.
V is for... Villisca Axe Murder
On a quiet residential street in this small
town sits an old white frame house. On a
dark evening, the absence of lights and
sounds are the first indication to visitors
that this house is different from the other
homes that surround it.
Upon closer inspection, you'll notice it's
doors and windows are tightly closed and
covered. An outhouse in the backyard
suggests that this house does not occupy a
place in the 21st century but somehow
belongs in another era or another story.
A weather-beaten sign hanging from the
decrepit front porch warns rather than
W is for… Work
In physics, mechanical work is quantity
that can be described as the a sacral product
of a force times the distance through which
it acts, and it is called the work of the force.
Only the component of a force in the
direction of the movement of its point of
application does work
X is for… Xylophones
The xylophone (from words ξύλον —
xylem, "wood" + the Greek φωνή —phone,
"sound, voice", meaning "wooden sound") is
a musical instrument in the percussion
family that consists of wooden (not steel)
bars struck by mallets.
Y is for… YMCA
The Young Men's Christian Association
(commonly known as YMCA or simply the
Y) is a worldwide organization of more than
45 million members from 125 national
federations affiliated through the World
Alliance of YMCAs
Z is for… Zoo Of Blank Park
In 1963, Mr. A.H. Blank donated $150,000 ($916,000 in 2005 dollars)
for the construction of a children's zoo on decommissioned Fort Des
Moines property. The Des Moines Children’s Zoo was officially opened
on May 8, 1966. It was originally designed around nursery rhymes and
included a castle with moat, a replica of Noah's Ark, petting zoo and
miniature railroad.
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