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50 States project

Alysson Daniel and Gracie Cole

alysson daniel

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Alabama joined the union December 14, 1819 capital: Juneau Alaska abbreviation: AL Capital: Montgomery Nickname: the yellowhammer state state bird: Yellowhammer Economy:
Agriculture: Poultry and eggs, cattle, nursery stock, peanuts, cotton, vegetables, milk, soybeans.
Industry: Paper, lumber and wood products, mining, rubber and plastic products, transportation equipment, apparel. state flower:camellia motto:Audemus jura nostra defendere
We Dare Defend Our Rights state tree:longleaf pine population:4,802,740 origin of state name:Means "tribal town" in the Creek Indian language population:722,718 joined the union:January 3rd 1959 state bird:willow ptarmigan Economy:
Agriculture: Seafood, nursery stock, dairy products, vegetables, livestock.
Industry: Petroleum and natural gas, gold and other mining, food processing, lumber and wood products, tourism. state flower:forget me not nickname: the last frontier motto:north to the future state tree:sitkaspruce origin of state name:Based on an Aleut word "alaxsxaq" literally meaning "object toward which the action of the sea is directed" or more simply "the mainland." Capital:Pheonix Arizona Date joined the union:February 14, 1912 State Bird:Cactus wren Economy:
Agriculture: Cattle, cotton, dairy products, lettuce, nursery stock, hay.
Industry: Copper and other mining, electric equipment, transportation equipment, machinery, printing and publishing, food processing, electronics, tourism. state flower:saguaro cactus blossom nickname:Grand Canyon state Motto: Ditat Deus
God enriches state tree:yellow palo verde population:6,482,505 origin of name:Spanish interpretation of "arizuma," an Aztec Indian word meaning "silver-bearing." Also based on Pima Indianword "arizonac" for "little spring place. Arkansas population: 2,937,979 state bird: mockingbird date joined the union: june 15th 1863 origin of name: arkansas is the french interperetation of a sioux word "ancansa" meaning "downstream place" state capital: little rock state tree: loblolly pine nickname: the natural state state motto: the people rule state flower: apple blossom state flag AR AS sacramento California california poppy Economy:
Agriculture: Vegetables, fruits and nuts, dairy products, cattle, nursery stock, grapes.
Industry: Electronic components and equipment, aerospace, film production, food processing, petroleum, computers and computer software, tourism. CA Eureka:i found it Origin of state's name: Named by Spanish after Califia, amythical paradise in a Spanish romance, written by Montalvo in 1510. population:33,871,648 September 9, 1850 the golden state tree: redwood california valley quail Denver Colorado population: 4,301,261 flower:Rocky Mountain Columbine Motto: Nil sine Numine
nothing without providence cenntenial state or colorful colorado blue spruce Origin of state's name: Taken from the Spanish for the "colorred" and was applied to the Colorado river. Economy:
Agriculture: Cattle, wheat, dairy products, corn, hay.
Industry: Scientific instruments, food processing, transportation equipment, machinery, chemical products, gold and other mining, tourism. joined the union August 1 1876 lark bunting Conneticut state motto:he who has transplanted still sustains capitol: hartford state bird:robin state tree: white oak agriculture: nursery stock, eggs, dairy product and cattle industry: transportation equipment, machinery, electric equipment,fabricated metal products,chemical products, and scientific instruments. population: 3,580,709 state flower: kalmia lafolia origin of state name: from the
indian word "quinnehtukqut" (beside
the long tidal river). established in the 1600s (referring to connecticut river). state song: yankee doodle population: 907,135 Deleware state flower: peach blossom state song: our deleware state tree: american holly population:8,186,453 industry: chemicals, transportation equipment,
apperal, processed meats and vegtables,
paper, printing and publishing,
scientific instruments, and plastic
products. agriculture: tobacco, corn,
and wheat. origin of state name: origionates from the delaware river and bay named in honor of sir thomas west. capital: dover atlanta Georgia the peach state Economy:
Agriculture: Poultry and eggs, peanuts, cattle, hogs, dairy products, vegetables.
Industry: Textiles and apparel, transportation equipment, food processing, paper products, chemical products, electric equipment, tourism. cherokee rose wisdom, justice, and moderation live oak Origin of state's name: Named for King George II of England joined the union january 2, 1778 joined the union:December 7, 1787 brown thrasher Florida state song: swanee river florida state bird: mocking bird state tree: sabal palm economics: international trade, tourism, space industry, construction, services, hardware. capital: tallahasee nickname: sunshine state state flower: orange blossom agriculture: citris fruits origin of name: from spanish "pascua florida" meaning "feast of flowers" date joined union: March 3rd 1845 Hawaii honolulu Economy:
Agriculture: Sugarcane, pineapples, nursery stock, livestock, macadamia nuts.
Industry: Tourism, food processing, apparel, fabricated metal products, stone, clay, and glass products. hibiscus Ua mau ke ea o ka aina I ka pono
The life of the land is perpetuated in righteousness Could be based on native Hawaiian wordfor homeland, "Owhyhee" Aloha state population: 1,211,537 candlenut nene joined the union:August 21, 1959 idaho nickname: Gem state capital: Boise state flower: syringa state tree: western white pine state song: here we have idaho industry: food processing, lumber and wood products, machinery, chemical products, paper products, tourism, silver and other mining agriculture: cattle, potatoes, dairy products, wheat, sugar beats, barley state bird: mountain blue bird population: 1,293,953 origin of state name: Idaho is a coined or invented word, and is not a derivation of an indian phrase "E Dah Hoe" supposedly meaning "gem of the mountains" Illinois Springfield Cardinal joined the union: december 3rd 1880 Economy:
Agriculture: Corn, soybeans, hogs, cattle, dairy products, wheat.
Industry: Machinery, food processing, electric equipment, chemical products, printing and publishing, fabricated metal products, transportation equipment, petroleum, coal. viola Motto: State Sovereignty, National Union the prarie state Origin of state's name: Algonquin Indian for "warriors" population: 12,419,293 white oak Indiana capital:indianapolis date joined union: december 11, 1816 state bird: cardinal agriculture: corn, soy beans, hogs, cattle, dairy products, and eggs industry: steel, electric equipment, transportation equipment, chemical products, petroleum, coal products, and machinery state flower: paeonia motto: crossroads of america nickname: hoosier state origin of state name: "land of the indians" population: 6,080,485 state song: on the banks of the wabash state tree: yellow-poplar Iowa capital: des moines state bird: eastern goldfinch agriculture: hogs, corn, soybeans, oats, cattle, dairy products economy: food processong, machinery, electrical equipment, chemical procducts, printing and pubishing, and primary metals state flower: wild prarie rose state motto: our liberties we prize and our rights we will maintain nickname: hawkeye state population: 2,926,324 state tree: northern red oak state song: the song of iowa Kansas Topeka western meadowlark KS Economy:
Agriculture: Cattle, wheat, sorghum, soybeans, hogs, corn.
Industry: Transportation equipment, food processing, printing and publishing, chemical products, machinery, apparel, petroleum, mining. Sunflower Motto: Ad astra per aspera
To the stars through difficulties The Sunflower state Origin of state's name: From the Sioux Indian for "south wind people" population: 2,688,418 cottonwood joined the union: January 29, 1861 Kentucky Frankfort Economy:
Agriculture: Horses, cattle, tobacco, dairy products, hogs, soybeans, corn.
Industry: Transportation equipment, chemical products, electric equipment, machinery, food processing, tobacco products, coal, tourism. Goldenrod Motto: United we stand, divided we fall Origin of state's name: Based on the Iroquois Indian word "Ken-tah-ten," meaning "land of tomorrow" population: 4,041,769 yellow poplar joined union:June 1, 1792 capital: baton rouge state flower: magnolia state bird: eastern brown pelican agriculture: soy beans, cotton, cattle, seafood, poultry, eggs, dairy products industry: chemical products, petroleum, coal roducts, food processing, transportation equipment, paper products, tourism motto: union, justice, and confdence nickname: pelican state origin of name: named in honor of france's king louis XIV population: 4,468,976 state song: give me louisiana state tree: bald cyprass LOUISIANA Maine Economy:
Agriculture: Seafood, poultry and eggs, potatoes, dairy products, cattle, blueberries, apples.
Industry: Paper, lumber, and wood products, electric equipment, food processing, leather products, textiles, tourism. white pine cone and tassel chickadee ME Motto: Dirigo
I lead Origin of state's name: Assumed to be a reference to the state region being a mainland, different from its many surrounding islands. Augusta eastern white pine joined the union:March 19, 1820 population:1,328,188 maryland capital: annopolis bird: baltimore oriole agriculture: seafood, poultry, eggs, dairy products, nursery stock, cattle, soy beans, corn industry: electric equipment, food processing, chemical products, printing, publishing, transportation equipment, machinery, primary metals, coal, tourism flower: rudbeckia hurtia motto: fatti maschii perole femine nickname: old line state origin of state's name: named to honor henrietta maria, wife of england's king Charles 1 population: 5,296,486 song: maryland, oh maryland tree: white oak Massachusetts capital: boston state bird: chickadee agriculture: seafood, dairy products, nursery stock, cranberries, vegtables economy: machinery, electric equipment, tourism, printing and publishing, scientific instruments state flower: Mayflower state motto: by the sword we seek peace, but peace only under liberty origin of states name: named after local indian tribe whos name means a large hill place Michigan lansing Economy:
Agriculture: Dairy products, apples, blueberries, cattle, vegetables, hogs, corn, nursery stock, soybeans.
Industry: Motor vehicles and parts, machinery, fabricated metal products, food processing, chemical products, mining, tourism apple blossom Motto: Si quaeris peninsulam amoenam, circumspice
If you seek a pleasant peninsula, look about you. Origin of state's name: Based on Chippewa Indian word "meicigama" meaning "great water" and refers to the Great Lakes. population: 9,938,444 tree: eastern whitepine date joined the union: January 26, 1837 MI nickname: the great lakes state
wolverine state joined the union:February 6, 1788 population:6,587,536 MA Minnesota saint paul Economy:
Agriculture: Dairy products, corn, cattle, soybeans, hogs, wheat, turkeys.
Industry: Machinery, food processing, printing and publishing, fabricated metal products, electric equipment, mining, tourism. Pinkand white lady's-slipper Motto: L'Etoile du nord
The star of the north red pine Origin of state's name: Based on the Dakota Sioux Indian word for "sky-tinted water," referring to the Minnesota River or the state's many lakes may 11th, 1858 Mississippi capital: jackson state bird: mocking bird agriculture: poultry, cattle, catfish, cotton, soy beans, dairy products, rice economy: apperal, furniture, lumber and wood products, food processing, electrical machinery, transportation equipment state flower: magnolia motto: by valor and arms nickname: magnolia state origin of states name: possible based on chippewa indian words "mici zibi" loosely meaning great river population: 2,844,658 song: go mis-sis-sip-i tree: southern magnolia Jefferson city Missouri Economy: Agriculture: Cattle, soybeans, hogs, dairy products, corn, poultry and eggs.
Industry: Transportation equipment, food processing, chemical products, electric equipment, fabricated metal products Hawthorn Motto: Salus populi suprema lex esto
The welfare of the people shall be the supreme law Show me state Origin of state's name: Named after Missouri Indian tribe whosename means "town of the large canoes" Flowering Dogwood Bluebird population: 5,595,211 Joined the Union:August 10, 1821 Montana Helena Economy: Agriculture: Cattle, wheat, barley, sugar beets, hay, hogs.
Industry: Mining, lumber and wood products, food processing, tourism. Bitterroot Motto: Oro y plata
Gold and Silver Origin of state's name: Based on Spanish word for "mountainous" Treasure state Ponderosa pine Western Meadowlark joined the union: November 8, 1889 nebraska capital: lincoln bird: western meadowlark Economy: Agriculture: Cattle, corn, hogs, soybeans, wheat, sorghum.
Industry: Food processing, machinery, electric equipment, printing and publishing. goldenrod Motto: Equality before the law Origin of state's name: Name based on an Oto Indian word that means "flat water," referring to the Platte River cottonwood march 1, 1867 Nevada Carson City october 31, 1864 mountain bluebird Economy: Agriculture: Cattle, hay, dairy products, potatoes.
Industry: Tourism, mining, machinery, printing and publishing, food processing, electric equipment. sagebrush Motto: All for our country Silver state cornhusker state popualtion 1,711,263 population 1,998,257 New Hampshire concord Economy: Agriculture: Dairy products, nursery stock, cattle, apples, eggs.
Industry: Machinery, electric equipment, rubber and plastic products, tourism purple lilac Motto: Live free or die population:1,235,786 Paper birch Granite State NH NV NB June 21, 1788 New Jersey Trenton Joined the union: December 18, 1787 Eastern Goldfinch Economy: Agriculture: Nursery stock, horses, vegetables, fruits and nuts, seafood, dairy products.
Industry: Chemical products, food processing, electric equipment, printing and publishing, tourism. Violet Motto: Liberty and Prosperity NJ Garden state Northern Red Oak population: 8,414,350 New Mexico Santa Fe Roadrunner joined the union: January 6, 1912 Economy: Agriculture: Cattle, dairy products, hay, nursery stock, chilies.
Industry: Electric equipment, petroleum and coal products, food processing, printing and publishing, stone, glass, and clay products, tourism. Yucca flower Motto: Crescit eundo
It grows as it goes Land of Enchantment Pinyon Pine Origin of state's name: Named by the Spanish for lands north of the Rio Grande River New York Albany date joined the union:July 26, 1788 Bluebird Economy: Agriculture: Dairy products, cattle and other livestock, vegetables, nursery stock, apples.
Industry: Printing and publishing, scientific instruments, electric equipment, machinery, chemical products, tourism. rose Motto: Excelsior The Empire State Origin of state's name: Named after England's Duke of York population:18,976,457 Sugar maple North Carolina Raleigh Date joined the union:November 21, 1789 Cardinal Dogwood Motto: Esse quam videri
To be, rather than to seem NY NM Economy: Agriculture: Poultry and eggs, tobacco, hogs, milk, nursery stock, cattle, soybeans.
Industry: Tobacco products, textile goods, chemical products, electric equipment, machinery, tourism. Origin of state's name: Taken from "Carolus," the Latin word for Charles and named after England's King Charles I Longleaf Pine North Dakota Bismark Admission to Statehood: November 2,1889 Western Meadowlark Economy: Agriculture: Wheat, cattle, barley, sunflowers, milk, sugar beets.
Industry: Food processing, machinery, mining, tourism. Wild Prarie Rose Motto: Liberty and union, now and forever, one and inseparable. Peace Garden State ND Origin of state's name: Dakota is the Sioux Indian word for "friend" population: 642,200 American Elm Ohio Columbus Admission to Statehood: March 1, 1803 Cardinal Economy: Agriculture: Soybeans, dairy products, corn, tomatoes, hogs, cattle, poultry and eggs.
Industry: Transportation equipment, fabricated metal products, machinery, food processing, electric equipment. Scarlet Carnation Motto: With God, all things are possible Origin of state's name: From the Iroquois Indian word for "goodriver" population:11,353,140 ohio buckeye oklahoma oklahoma city bird: scissor tailed flycatcher agriculture: cattle, wheat, milk, poultry, cotton industry: transporation equipment, machinery, electric products, rubber and plastic products, food processing flower: mistletoe motto: labor conquers all things nickname: sooner state origin of states name: based on chatow indian words for "redman" population: 3,450,654 state song: oklahoma tree: red bud oregon salem bird: western meadowlark agriculture: cattle, vegtables, nursery stock, fruits and nuts, dairy products, and wheat economy: lumber and wood products, tourism, food processing, paper products, machinery, scientific instruments flower: oregon grape motto: she flies with her own wings nickname: beaver state origin and meaning unknown, but may have derived from that of the wisconsin river shown on 1715 french map as "quaricon-sint." population: 3,421,399 song: oregon, my oregon tree: douglas fir Pennsylvania harrisburg bird: ruffed grouse agriculture: dairy products, poultry, cattle, nursery stock, mushrooms, hogs, hay industry: food processing, chemical products, machinery, electrical equipment, tourism flower: mountainlaurel motto: virtue, liberty, and independance nickname: keystone state origin of state's name: named in honor of Admiral William Penn, father of state's founder, William Penn song: Pennsylvana by Eddie Khoury and Ronnie Bonner tree: Eastern Hemlock Rhode Island capital: providence bird: rhode island red Agriculture: Nursery stock, vegetables, dairy products, eggs Industry: Fashion jewelry, fabricated metal products, electric equipment, machinery, shipbuilding and boatbuilding, tourism. flower: viola motto: hope nickname: the ocean state Origin of state's name: Possibly named in honor of the Greek Island of Rhodes or was named Roode Eylandt by Adriaen Block, Dutch explorer, because of its red clay. population: 1,048,319 song: rhode island it's for me tree: acer rubrum population: 12,281,054 South Carolina capital: Columbia bird: great carolinawren Agriculture: Tobacco, poultry, cattle, dairy products, soybeans, hogs Industry: Textile goods, chemical products, paper products, machinery, tourism flower: Gelsemium sempervirens motto: Prepared in mind and resources / While I breathe, I hope nickname: Palmetto state origin of states name: named in honor of England's King Charles 1 population: 4,012,012 song: carolina by Henri Timrod and Anne C Burgess tree: sabal palmetto South Dakota capital: pierre bird: red-necked pheasent agriculture: cattle, hogs, wheat, soy beans, milk, corn industry: food processing, machinery, lumber and wood products, tourism flower: pulsitilla hirtusissima motto: under God the people rule nickname: mount rushmore state origin of state's name: south dakota is the land of the famous sioux or dachota indians. dakota territory and later south dakotans were named for the tribe population: 754,844
4th smallest state population song: hail, south dakota by Deecort Hammitt tree: picea gloca Tennessee Nashville Mockingbird Economy:
Agriculture: Soybeans, cotton, tobacco, livestock and livestock products, dairy products, cattle, hogs.
Industry: Chemicals, transportation equipment, rubber, plastics. iris Motto: Agriculture and Commerce Origin of state's name: Named after Cherokee Indian villages called "Tanasi" population:5,689,283 yellow poplar Voulenteer state Texas Austin Admission to Statehood: June 1, 1796 Admission to Statehood: December 29, 1845 mockingbird Economy: Agriculture: Cattle, cotton, dairy products, nursery stock, poultry, sorghum, corn, wheat.
Industry: Chemical products, petroleum and natural gas, food processing, electric equipment, machinery, mining, tourism. bluebonnet Motto: Friendship the lone star state Origin of state's name: Based on a word used by Caddo Indians meaning "friends" population:20,851,820 pecan Utah Salt Lake City the commmon american gull Economy: Agriculture: Cattle, dairy products, hay, turkeys.
Industry: Machinery, aerospace, mining, food processing, electric equipment, tourism. sego lily Motto: Industry the beehive state Origin of state's name: Taken from the name of the Ute Indians, whose name means "people of the mountains" population:2,233,169 blue spruce Vermont montpelier Hermit Thrush Economy: Agriculture: Dairy products, cattle, hay, apples, maple products.
Industry: Electronic equipment, fabricated metal products, printing and publishing, paper products, tourism. Red Clover Motto: Freedom and unity sugar maple population: 608,827 origin of state's name: based on "verts monts", french for green mountains Virginia Richmond Cardinal Economy:
Agriculture: Cattle, poultry, dairy products, tobacco, hogs, soybeans.
Industry: Transportation equipment, textiles, food processing, printing, electric equipment, chemicals. Motto: Sic Semper Tyrannis
Thus Always to Tyrants Dogwood Origin of state's name: Named for England's "Virgin Queen,"Elizabeth I Old Dominion State population:7,078,515 Flowering dogwood Carry me back to old virginia Washington Olympia Willow Goldfinch Economy:
Agriculture: Seafood, dairy products, apples, cattle, wheat, potatoes, nursery stock.
Industry: Aerospace, software development, food processing, paper products, lumber and wood products, chemical products, tourism. PInk rododendrun Motto: Alki
Bye and Bye the evergreen state population:5,894,121 Origin of state's name: Named after George Washington Washington, my home Western hemlock West Virginia capital: Charleston bird: cardinal agriculture: cattle, dairy products, poultry, apples industry: chemial products, mining, primary metals, stone, clay, and glass products, tourism flower: rhododondron motto: mountaineers are always free nickname: mountain state origin of states name: named after England's Queen Elizabeth 1, the virgin queen population: 1,808,344 song: west virginia my home tree: sugar maple Wisconsin capital:Madison bird: robin agriculture: cheese, dairy products, cattle, hogs, vegtables, corn, cranberries industry: machinery, food processing, paper products, electrical equipment, fabricated metal products, tourism flower: wood violet motto: forward nickname: badger state origin of states name: based on an indian word "oisconsin" believed to mean "grassy place" in the Cheppewa tounge song: on wisconsin tree: sugar maple Wyoming capital: cheyenne bird: western meadowlark agriculture: cattle, sugar beets, wheat, sheep, hay industry: mining, chemical and wood products, printing and publishing, machinery, tourism flower: indian paint brush motto: equal rights nickname: equality state origin of states name: based on ALgonquin or deleware indian word meaning "large prarie place" population: 493,782 song: wyoming tree: cottonwood
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