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Wyoming is a state in the mountain region of the Western United States. Wyoming is the 10th most extensive, but the least populated and the second least densely populated of the 50 United States. See the fact file below for more information about the state of Wyoming or download the comprehensive worksheet pack which can be utilised within the classroom or home environment.
- Wyoming is an American state located in the mountain region. Geographically, bordered by Montana in the north, South Dakota and Nebraska in the east, Colorado by the south, and Idaho on the west. Cheyenne is the capital. The state covers a total area of 97,814 sq. miles with 563,626 by 2015.
- The Crow, Arapaho, Lakota, and Shoshone people were the first inhabitants of the territory before any European explorers came. Capt. John C. Fremont’s first expedition to Wyoming was one of the many expeditions in rediscovering the territory. The Fremont Peak was named after him. In 1803, Louisiana Purchase was completed. While by 1870, cowboys begun trailing cattles from texas to Wyoming making the industry that mark throughout the century. After surviving the Great Die up killing thousands of cattle.
- By 1890, it became the 44th state of the union. After a year of their Constitutional Convention. Along with this was the achievement of the earlier women’s suffrage movement making the state as the first to allow them the right to suffrage.
- With a semi-arid continental climate most of its production today are livestock, hay, sugar beet, wheat, barley, wool, coal, natural gas, coalbed, methane, crude oil, and uranium. In addition, the state tourism contributes to their economic wealth. Some of its famous citizens are Jackson Pollock (painter), Calamity Jane (frontierswoman), Buffalo Bill cody (frontiersman), and Crazy Horse (Indian leader).
Key Statistical Information On Wyoming
Became a State
July 20, 1890 (44h)
western United States
97,814 sq. miles (10th)
Cheyenne, Casper, Laramie, Rock Springs, Sheridan, Gillette
livestock, hay, sugar beet, wheat, barley, wool, coal, natural gas, coalbed, methane, crude oil, uranium, tourism
semi-arid continental climate which is drier and windier in comparison to most of the United States with temperate extremes – summers are warm – winters cold
averages 13 inches
Professional Sports Teams
no professional sports teams
Bighorn River, Green River, Belle Fourche River, Powder River, North Platte River
Most Famous Citizens
Jackson Pollock (painter)
Calamity Jane (frontierswoman)
Buffalo Bill cody (frontiersman)
Crazy Horse (Indian leader)
Bird – Western Meadowlark
Flower – Indian Paintbrush
Animal – Bison
Tree – Plains Cottonwood
Wyoming State Worksheets
This bundle contains 11 ready-to-use Wyoming State Worksheets that are perfect for students who want to learn more about Wyoming which is a state in the mountain region of the Western United States. Wyoming is the 10th most extensive, but the least populated and the second least densely populated of the 50 United States.
Download includes the following worksheets:
- Wyoming Facts
- Pre-Colonial History
- Someone Famous
- The State Flag
- The State and Symbols
- The Natives
- City Search
- Somewhere Beautiful
- The Capitol Facts
- It’s Native American Day!
- The Equality State
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