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State Symbols

California
State Flag
• California’s state
flag is called the
Bear Flag.

• It has a picture of a
grizzly bear on it.

• The grizzly bear


represents strength.
State Capital
• California’s state
capital is
Sacramento.

• Sacramento is
located east of San
Francisco.
Governor of California
• The Governor of
California is
Arnold
Schwarzenegger.

• He is a Republican
and is in his
second term.
Senators of California
• California’s United
States Senators are
Diane Feinstein and
Barbara Boxer.

• Both women are


Democrats.
State Nickname
• California’s
nickname is the
“Golden State.”

• It is called the
Golden State
because of the Gold
Rush and fields of
golden poppies.
State Motto
• California’s state
motto is “Eureka!”

• Eureka is a Greek
word and it means “I
have found it!”
State Animal
• California’s state
animal is the grizzly
bear.

• There are no more


wild grizzly bears in
California.
State Flower
• California’s state
flower is the golden
poppy.

• Golden poppies
grow in fields and
along highways.

• Poppies have four


petals.
State Tree
• California’s state
tree is the redwood.

• Redwood trees grow


along the northern
coast of California.

• They are the tallest


trees in the world.
State Bird
• California’s bird is
the Valley Quail.

• Valley Quails build


their nests on the
ground.
State Quarter
• The California
Quarter shows John
Muir, a condor, and
Half Dome in
Yosemite National
Park.
State Song
I Love You, California

I love you, California, you're the


greatest state of all.
I love you in the winter, summer, spring
and in the fall.
I love your fertile valleys; your dear
mountains I adore.
I love your grand old ocean and I love
her rugged shore.
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