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 States. 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 Company 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. 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. 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 welcomes. 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. The End! HEY, HEY, HEY, HEY, Thanks for watching!!! NEEHEEEHEEEHAHAHA Wait, your leaving me?