Thursday, April 14

cool state facts

TX -- More wool comes from Texas than any other state.

MN -- The stapler was invented in Spring Valley, Minnesota.

AR — The pine tree is the official state tree.

MO – Missouri is known as “The Show Me State”

IA – Iowa is the only state that starts with two vowels.

LA -- Louisiana is the only state in the union that does not have counties.

Elvis Presley was born in Tupelo, Mississippi.

Alabama workers built the first rocket to put humans on the moon.

Georgia was named for King George II.

South Carolina’s state amphibian is a Spotted Salamander.

CA – more people than any other state

CO – Spanish for colored red

UT – where the meeting of the rails was

AZ – state amphibian is the Arizona tree frog

NM – “the land of enchantment”

KS – center of 48 states is in the

North central part of Kansas

OK means Land of the Red People
Okla = People
Homa = Red
Choctaw Indian words

ND is nick-named The Flickertail State

Because of the many flickertail squirrels
Found there.

SD – the heads on Mt. Rushmore are
5 stories high

NE – the first state to celebrate arbor day

Sorry :( that's all i have for now. more will be coming!

-Max P.