Colorado

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Colorado is a state in the western United States. It is famous for the Rocky Mountains, where the highest peaks of the range exist. The state capital and largest city is Denver.


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U.S. Post Office abbreviation for the state: CO
  • Geography
  • Demography
    • state population
    • racial/ethnic makeup of state
    • religious makeup of state
  • Economy
    • State income
    • Major industries/products
    • state taxes
  • Law/Government of state [Note that all the U.S. states have similar legal and political systems, so maybe we only need to mention anything that makes the state distinct]
    • governor -- current, previous governors
    • legislature -- bicameral or unicameral? names of houses?
    • structure of state judicary
    • information on state constitution
    • does it have referenda?
  • History
    • history prior to joining the United States
    • when first came under U.S. control (if it was a territory prior to being a state)
    • when it attained statehood: 1876
    • major historical events that occured in state
  • Colleges/Universities in states, Sporting teams in state, similar lists.

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