Arizona is a desert state. It is known for Saguaro cactus and
beautiful sunsets. Arizona is the 6th largest state. About 1/4 of the
state is made up of Indian Reservations. Arizona was the 48th state to be
admitted to the Union (1912). It was also the last of
the contigious states to be admitted to the Union. The population in
Arizona dramatically increased with the widespread use of air conditioning.