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1 States Fair 2010 Slideshow By Mrs. Hein’s Class

2 Illinois The state song is Illinois. The state song is Illinois. State sovereignty, national union is the state motto. State sovereignty, national union is the state motto. The state food is apple popcorn. The state food is apple popcorn. Fluorite is the state rock. Fluorite is the state rock. The monarch butterfly is the state insect. The monarch butterfly is the state insect. Ronald Regan was a president and is from Illinois. Ronald Regan was a president and is from Illinois. Oprah Winfrey is a show host, and is from Illinois. Oprah Winfrey is a show host, and is from Illinois. Barack Obama is the president of the United States and is from Illinois. Barack Obama is the president of the United States and is from Illinois. By Sam Weddle By Sam Weddle

3 Illinois Illinois became a state on December 3, 1818 it is also the 21 st state. Illinois capitol is Springfield. The population is 12,419,293. Illinois state bird is the cardinal. The state flower is the native violet. The state postal code is IL The state abbreviation Ill. By Ellie Jenson

4 Illinois Five interesting facts are: Chicago is the nation’s third largest city. Lincoln’s home and tomb is in Springfield Illinois means tribe of superior men. The tallest man in the world lives there and he weighs 491 pounds. The first auger was made there. By Charli Ulmer States that border it are: Indiana Iowa Missouri Wisconsin Kentucky The state rivers and lakes are: The Illinois River Mississippi River Ohio River.

5 Indiana  Indiana’s State Song is ‘On the Banks of the Wabash’.  Indiana’s state beverage is “water”  Indiana’s state rock is “Salem  Three famous people from our state are Peyton Manning,he is the best quarterback in the NFL, Wilbur Wright was an inventor, and Virgil Grissom  By Elise Gall

6 Indiana The states that border my state are Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, and Ohio. Some of Indiana’s rivers and lakes are the Wabash river,Tippecanoe,and the Ohio river. In a typical year, almost half of all cropland in Indiana is planted with corn. Indiana makes more popcorn than any other state. Indiana has been home to 5 vice presidents. The Empire State Building was built from limestone from the Limestone Quarries of Indiana. Wabash became the first American city to have electric streetlamps in By Eli Moomaw

7 Louisiana by Victoria Patellos Louisiana became a state in April 30,1812. The capitol of Louisiana is Baton Rouge. The state population is 4,468,976. The state bird is the Brown Pelican. The state flower is the Magnolia. The postal code is LA. The state abbreviation is LA.

8 Louisiana States that border Louisiana Texas, Mississippi, Arkansas. River and lakes Mississippi River, Lake Pontchartrain. The first Tarzan movie was filmed in Louisiana. Louisiana’s nickname is the “pelican State”. Louisiana was named in honor of King Louis the XIV More than half of the bird species in North America reside in Louisiana Parts of the Mississippi River Delta Plain near New Orleans lie below sea level. By Katie Cantrell

9 Massachusetts  A state that borders my state is Vermont.  A lake in Massachusetts is Housatonic lake.  In Massachusetts there was a war.  There was a tea party in Massachusetts called the Boston Tea Party.  There was a man named James Naismith who invented basketball in Massachusetts.  There is a place in Massachusetts called Boston.  Massachusetts has a state muffin unlike other states.  By Ethan Perry

10 Massachusetts Massachusetts became a state on Feb. 6, The capitol of Massachusetts is Boston. The population is 6,349,097. The state bird is the chickadee. The state postal code is MA. The state The state flower is the mayflower. abbreviation is mass. By Lizzie Pyne

11 MISSOURI. MMMMissouri was born on Aug 10, MMMMissouri’s state capitol is Jefferson City MMMMissouri’s population is 5,595,211. MMMMissouri’s state bird is the bluebird. MMMMissouri’s State flower is hawthorn. MMMMissouri’s State postal code MO. MMMMissouri’s State’s abbreviation Mo. By Ellie Poindexter

12 Missouri  Illinois borders our state.  Mississippi R. is a river next to our state.  Jefferson City is our Capital.  Saint Louis has the Gate Way Arch.  Saint Louis has Bush Stadium home of the Cardinals.  Harry S. Truman was born in Missouri and was a president.  Our tree is the Dogwood tree.  By Sam Williams

13 Missouri The state song is The Missouri Waltz. The motto is The welfare of the people shall be the supreme law The state food is an ice cream cone The state rock is the mortar The state insect is the European honey bee By Sarah Richardson Three famous residents are Laura Ingalls Wilder, Walt Disney, and Mark Twain.

14 Oregon OOOOregon’s state song Oregon My Oregon.  T T T The motto is she flys with her own wings. OOOOregon’s food is milk. AAAAnd Oregon’s state rock is Thunder egg. TTTThe insect is the swallowtail butterfly. TTTThree famous residents are Jane Powell- actress Doo Severinseni - band leader, Sally Struthers- actress MMMMadeline Sautbine

15 Oregon Oregon became a state on Feb Oregon became a state on Feb The capital of Oregon is Salem. The population of Oregon is 3,421,399. The state bird for Oregon is the Western Meadowlark. Oregon’s state flower is the Oregon Grape. Oregon’s postal code is OR. Oregon’s abbreviation is Ore Oregon’s abbreviation is Ore By Tyler Hettmansberger

16 Oregon The state’s that border Oregon are Washington, California, and Nevada. A state river is the Columbia river. A state lake is Crater lake the largest log cabin was built in honor of Lewis and Clark. In 1917 Oregon became the first state to ban the use of non- returnable bottles and cans The Oregon state flag is the only state flag to carry two separate designs. At 8,000 feet, Hell’s Canyon is the deepest river gorge in North America By George Willis

17 Rhode Island state song is “Rhode island is for me”. state motto is hope. state beverage is coffee. State rock is cumberlandite. State celebrities Donald Carcieri, Governor, James Wood actor, T.Clarke Brown song writer. Brooke Strickland

18 Rhode Island Rhode Island became a state May 29 The capital is Providence The population is 1,048,319 The state bird is The Rhode Island Red The state flower is the Violet The state postal code is RI The state abbreviation is R.I. By Grace Vlasak

19 South Carolina South Carolina’s state song is :Carolina and South Carolina on my mind. Our state motto is : “While I breath I hope”. Our State beverage and food is: Milk and Boiled peanuts. South Carolina’s State rock is the : Blue granite. South Carolina’s state insect is the: Carolina mantis. Three famous residents of my state are Joe Frazier, a Prize Fighter, Andrew Jackson, a president, and Vanna White. By Wes Turnbull

20 South Carolina The date it became a state is May 17,1778. The capitol is Columbia. The population is 4,012,012. The state bird is the Carolina wren. The state flower is the yellow Jessamine. The state postal code is SC. By Noah Cooper

21 South Carolina The states that border South Carolina are: Georgia and North Carolina. The states that border South Carolina are: Georgia and North Carolina. Three rivers are: Pee Dee, Santee, and Savannah. Three rivers are: Pee Dee, Santee, and Savannah. The state was the first to secede from the union before the Civil War. The state was the first to secede from the union before the Civil War. South Carolina is the southern peach state. South Carolina is the southern peach state. The first shots of the Civil War were fired South Carolina’s Fort Sumter. The first shots of the Civil War were fired South Carolina’s Fort Sumter. Myrtle Beach has the most miniature golf courses. Myrtle Beach has the most miniature golf courses. South Carolina was first settled by the Spanish in 1566 and later became an English colony. South Carolina was first settled by the Spanish in 1566 and later became an English colony. Eli Everson Eli Everson

22 Wyoming Wyoming became a state on July 10, The population is 493,782. The state bird is the Western Meadowlark. The state flower is Indian Paintbrush. The state postal code is WY The state abbreviation is Wyo. The capitol of Wyoming is Cheyenne. By Ben Minor

23 Wyoming Wyoming’s song is “Wyoming,” Wyoming’s state motto is equal rights. Wyoming’s state rock is the Nephrite Jade. Ester Morris, the first female judge is from Wyoming Jackson Pollock, famous artist, is from Wyoming Dick Cheney, former vice president, is from Wyoming. By Jamie Griffith

24 Wyoming The states that border Wyoming are Montana and North Dakota and Utah. Wyoming has very large mountains. Wyoming has Yellow stone park. It has a lot of lakes and rivers. Wyoming has the Grand Teton By Maret Duffey.


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