Arizona by Kathleen Derzipilski

By Kathleen Derzipilski

This sequence is helping younger readers determine the commonalities and distinctiveness of the person states throughout the USA.

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Some African Americans were cowboys. Others started their own businesses of various kinds, such as restaurants and barbershops. African Americans did not have an easy life in Arizona during the early 1900s. School segregation, legalized in 1909, meant that African-American children had to attend separate schools from white children. Most African Americans were restricted to living in certain A young Arizonan eats in a local restaurant. neighborhoods. It was difficult for many black people to get a good education or a well-paying job.

The biggest revenue-producing crops in Arizona are lettuce, hay, and cotton. The state grows enough cotton each year to make a pair of jeans for every person in the United States. Farming is an important part of Arizona’s economy. MAKING A LIVING 63 The state’s farms also grow broccoli, cauliflower, cantaloupe, and honeydew melons. Citrus groves produce lemons, grapefruits, oranges, and tangerines. The fruit is sold fresh or processed for frozen juice concentrate and other products. Arizona also grows carrots, potatoes, spinach, onions, parsley, and the Chinese cabbage called bok choy.

Progress to Statehood Despite these tensions, Arizona continued to grow and prosper. News of any silver or gold discoveries spread quickly. Young men began to move west, seeking their fortunes in the mining camps and towns. Miners Geronimo’s surrender ended the Apache Wars. 30 ARIZONA collected from streams, surface rocks, and shallow mines all the ore they could find. Then, they hurried to the next silver or gold strike. Some of the early Arizona boomtowns gained a reputation for being lawless.

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