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Arkansas (AR) 50 States Capital: Montgomery Alabama (AL) Agriculture: Seafood, nursery stock, dairy products, vegetables, livestock.
Industry: Petroleum and natural gas, gold and other mining, food processing, lumber and wood products, tourism. Alaska
(AK) Capital: Pheonix Arizona (AZ) Agriculture: Poultry and eggs, soybeans, sorghum, cattle, cotton, rice, hogs, milk.
Industry: Food processing, electric equipment, fabricated metal products, machinery, paper products, bromine, vanadium. Bird: Mockingbird Population:4,447,100 Origin of state name: means tribal town in Creek Indian Language. State bird: Yellowhammer State flower: Camellia State tree: Longleaf Pine State song: Alabama State Motto: Audemus Jura Nostra Defendere
English: We Dare Defend Our Rights State Nickname: Yellowhammer State State flag: Agriculture and Industry:
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. Admission to statehood: December 14, 1819 Famous person: Charles Barkley, pro basketball player Bird: Willow Ptarmigan Nickname: The Last Frontier Origin of state's name: Based on an Aleut word "alaxsxaq" literally meaning "object toward which the action of the sea is directed" or more simply "the mainland." Tree: Sitkaspruce State flag: Song: Alaska's Flag Capital City: Juneau Flower: Myosotis alpestris Admission to Statehood (day Alaska joined the Union): January 3, 1959 Population: 626,932 Famous Person: Jewel, Singer/Songwriter Admission to statehood: February 14, 1912 State bird Cactus Wren State Song: Arizona State motto: Ditat Deus
English: God enriches Agriculture and Industry:
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 State nickname: The Grand Canyon State State tree: Yellow Palo verde Population: 5,130,632 Origin of state name: Spanish interpretation of "arizuma," an Aztec Indian word meaning "silver-bearing." Also based on Pima Indianword "arizonac" for "little spring place." State flag: Famous Person: Kerri Strug, olympic gymnast Nickname: The Natural State Origin of state's name: French interpretation of a Sioux word "acansa," meaning "downstream place." State Flag: Flower: Appleblossom Motto: Regnat populus
The people rule Population: 2,673,400 Song: Arkansas Oh, Arkansas Admission to Statehood(date that they joined union: June 15, 1836 Tree: Loblolly Pine Famous person: Johnny Cash California (CA) Capital: Sacramento Nickname: Golden State State song: I Love You, California State bird: California Valley Quail State flag: State tree: Redwood State flower: California Poppy Capital City: Denver Bird: Lark Bunting State Motto: Eureka, English: I have found it 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. Admission into statehood: September 9, 1850 Population: 33,871,648 Origin of state name: Named by Spanish after Califia, amythical paradise in a Spanish romance, written by Montalvo in 1510. Famous Person: Steve Jobs Agriculture: Cattle, wheat, dairy products, corn, hay.
Industry: Scientific instruments, food processing, transportation equipment, machinery, chemical products, gold and other mining, tourism. Flower: Rocky Mountain Columbine Motto: Nil sine Numine Nothing without Providence Nicknames: Centennial State / Colorful Colorado Origin of state's name: Taken from the Spanish for the "colorred" and was applied to the Colorado river. population: 4,301,261 Song: Where the Columbines Grow Tree: Blue Spruce Admission to Statehood: August 1, 1876 State Flag: Colorado
CO famous person: Tim Allen, actor from Denver Colorado. Connecticut (CT) Capital: Hartford Population: 3,405,565 State nickname: Constitution State State Song: Yankee Doodle State motto: Qui transtulit sustinet
English: He who transplanted still sustains State Bird: Robin State Tree: White Oak Agriculture: Nursery stock, eggs, dairy products, cattle.
Industry: Transportation equipment, machinery, electric equipment, fabricated metal products, chemical products, scientific instruments. State Flag State flower: Mountain Laurel Famous Person: George W. Bush Origin of state name: Based on Mohican and Algonquin Indian words for a "place beside a long river". Admission into statehood: January 9, 1788 Delaware
(DE) Capital City: Dover Admission to Statehood: December 7, 1787 Bird: Blue Hen Chicken Agriculture: Poultry, nursery stock, soybeans, dairy products, corn.
Industry: Chemical products, food processing, paper products, rubber and plastic products, scientific instruments, printing and publishing. Flower: Peach Blossom Motto: Liberty and Independence Nicknames: First State / Diamond State / Blue Hen State/ Small Wonder Population: 783,600 Tree: American Holly State Flag: Origin of state's name: Named after an early Virginia governor, Lord De La Warr Famous person: Magic Johnson, basketball player Florida(FL) Capital City: Tallahassee State Flag: Admission to Statehood: March 3, 1845 Bird: Mockingbird Agriculture: Citrus, vegetables, nursery stock, cattle, sugarcane, dairy products.
Industry: Tourism, electric equipment, food processing, printing and publishing, transportation equipment, machinery. Flower: Orange blossom Motto: In God We Trust Population: 15,982,378 Song: Swanee River Tree: Cabbage Palmetto Song: Our Delaware Georgia (GA) Capital: Atlanta Population: 8,186,453 State nickname: Peach state State song: Georgia On My Mind Origin of state name: Named for King George II of England Hawaii (HI) State bird: Brown Thrasher State Flower: Cherokee Rose State tree: Live Oak State flag: 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. State motto: Wisdom, justice, and moderation Famous Person: Cee Lo Green, singer Origin of state's name: Named on Easter 1513 by Ponce de Leonfor Pascua Florida, meaning "Flowery Easter" Nickname: Sunshine State Famous person: Mike Williams football player Capital: Honolulu Population: 1,211,537 Admission to statehood: January 2, 1788 Nickname: Aloha State Admission to statehood: August 21, 1959 Agriculture: Sugarcane, pineapples, nursery stock, livestock, macadamia nuts.
Industry: Tourism, food processing, apparel, fabricated metal products, stone, clay, and glass products. State song: Hawaii Ponoi-Hawaii's Own State flower: Hibiscus or Pua Aloalo State tree: Kukui-Candlenut State bird: Nene State motto: Ua mau ke ea o ka aina I ka pono
English: The life of the land is perpetuated in righteousness State flag: Famous people: Bethany Hamilton and Alana Blanchard, pro surfers Origin of state name: Could be based on native Hawaiian word for homeland, "Owhyhee" Idaho(ID) Capital City: Boise Admission to Statehood: July 3, 1890 Bird: Mountain Bluebird Agriculture: Cattle, potatoes, dairy products, wheat, sugar beets, barley.
Industry: Food processing, lumber and wood products, machinery, chemical products, paper products, silver and other mining, tourism. State Flag: Flower: Syringa Nickname: Gem State Motto: Esto perpetua (Let it be perpetual)It is forever Origin of state's name: Idaho is a coined or invented word, and is not a derivation of an Indian phrase "E Dah Hoe (How)" supposedly meaning "gem of the mountains." Population: 1,293,953 Song: Here We Have Idaho Tree: Western WhitePine Famous person: Sarah Palin who is governor of Alaska Indiana (IN) Capital City: Indianapolis Admission to Statehood: December 11,1816 Bird: Cardinal State Flag: Agriculture: Corn, soybeans, hogs, cattle, dairy products, eggs.
Industry: Steel, electric equipment, transportation equipment, chemical products, petroleum and coal products, machinery. Flower: Peony Motto: The crossroads of America Nickname: Hoosier State

Origin of state's name: "Land of the Indians"Origin of state's name: "Land of the Indians" Population: 6,080,485; Song: On the banks of the Wabash Tree: Yellow-poplar Famous Person: Michael Jackson Illinois (IL) Capital: Springfield Nickname: Prairie State Population: 12,419,293 State song: Illinois Origin of State Name: Algonquin Indian for "warriors" State Motto: State Sovereignty, National Union Admission to Statehood: December 3, 1818 State Bird: Cardinal State Tree: White Oak 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. State Flower: Purple Violet State Flag Famous Person: Michelle Obama, First Lady Kansas (KS) State Flag: Capital City: Topeka Admission to Statehood: January 29, 1861 Bird: Western Meadowlark Agriculture: Cattle, wheat, sorghum, soybeans, hogs, corn.
Industry: Transportation equipment, food processing, printing and publishing, chemical products, machinery, apparel, petroleum, mining. Flower: Sunflower Motto: Ad astra per aspera To the stars through difficulties Nickname: Sunflower State Origin of state's name: From the Sioux Indian for "south wind people" Population: 2,688,418; Song: Home on the Range Tree: Cottonwood Famous person: Amellia Earhart Iowa (IA) Capital: Des Moines Population: 2,926,324 State song: The Song of Iowa State bird: Eastern Goldfinch State flag State flower: Wild Prairie Rose State tree: Oak State motto: Our liberties we prize and our rights we will maintain State nickname: Hawkeye State Famous Person: John Wayne Admission to statehood: December 28, 1846 Agriculture: Hogs, corn, soybeans, oats, cattle, dairy products.
Industry: Food processing, machinery, electric equipment, chemical products, printing and publishing, primary metals. Louisiana (LA) Capital City: Baton Rouge Admission to Statehood: April 30, 1812 State Flag: Bird: Eastern Brown Pelican Agriculture: Seafood, cotton, soybeans, cattle, sugarcane, poultry and eggs, dairy products, rice.
Industry: Chemical products, petroleum and coal products, food processing, transportation equipment, paper products, tourism. Flower: Magnolia Motto: Union, justice, and confidence Nickname: Pelican State Origin of state's name: Named in honor of France's King Louis XIV Song: Give Me Louisiana Tree: Bald Cypress Population: 4,468,976 Famous person:Lil' Wayne, Britney Spears, and Ellen DeGeneres Kentucky(KY) Capital: Frankfort Population: 4,041,769 State nickname: Bluegrass State State song: My Old Kentucky Home State motto: United we stand, divided we fall Origin of state name: Based on the Iroquois Indian word "Ken-tah-ten," meaning "land of tomorrow" State bird: Cardinal State tree: Yellow-poplar Agriculture: Horses, cattle, tobacco, dairy products, hogs, soybeans, corn.
Industry: Transportation equipment, chemical products, electric equipment, machinery, food processing, tobacco products, coal, tourism. State flower: Goldenrod State flag: Famous person: Miley Cyrus, singer/actress Date admitted to statehood: June 1, 1792 Maine (ME) Capital City: Augusta Admission to Statehood: March 15, 1820 Bird: Chickadee 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 Flower: Whitepine cone and tassel State Flag: Motto: Dirigo Nickname: Pine Tree State Origin of state's name: Assumed to be a reference to the state region being a mainland, different from its many surrounding islands. Population: 1,274,923 Song: State Song of Maine Tree: Eastern White pine Famous Person: actor Patrick Dempsey Maryland (MD) Capital City: Annapolis Admission to Statehood: April 28, 1788 Bird: Baltimore OrioleAgriculture: Seafood, poultry and eggs, dairy products, nursery stock, cattle, soybeans, corn.
Industry: Electric equipment, food processing, chemical products, printing and publishing, transportation equipment, machinery, primary metals, coal, tourism. Motto: "Fatti maschii parole femine," loosely translated "manly deeds, womanly words," but more accurately translated as "strong deeds, gentle words." Nickname: Old Line State Origin of state's name: Named to honor Henrietta Maria, wife of England's King Charles I Population: 5,296,486 Song: Maryland, My Maryland Tree: White Oak Bird: Baltimore Oriole Flower: Black-eyed susan State Flag famous person: Michael Phelps Massachusetts (MA) Capital: Boston Population: 6,349,097 State song: All Hail to Massachusetts Origin of state's name: Named after local Indian tribe whose name means "a large hill place" State bird: Chickadee State flower: Mayflower State tree: American Elm State flag State motto: Ense petit placidam sub libertate quietem English: By the sword we seek peace, but peace only under liberty State nickname: Bay State Agriculture: Seafood, nursery stock, dairy products, cranberries, vegetables.
Industry: Machinery, electric equipment, scientific instruments, printing and publishing, tourism. Admission to Statehood: February 6, 1788 Famous Person: Aly Raisman, Olympic Gymnast Other Famous person: Mark Wahlberg, actor Michigan (MI) Capital: Lansing Population: 9,938,444 Song: Michigan, My Michigan Origin of state name: Based on Chippewa Indian word "meicigama" meaning "great water" and refers to the Great Lakes. State bird: Robin State flower: Apple Blossom State tree: Eastern Whitepine State motto: Si quaeris peninsulam amoenam, circumspice
English: If you seek a pleasant peninsula, look about you. State flag 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. Admission to statehood: January 26, 1837 State nickname: Wolverine State/Great Lakes State Famous person: Madonna Minnesota (MN) Capital City: Saint Paul Admission to Statehood: May 11, 1858 Bird: Common Loon Agriculture: Dairy products, corn, cattle, soybeans, hogs, wheat, turkeys.
Industry: Machinery, food processing, printing and publishing, fabricated metal products, electric equipment, mining, tourism. Motto:The star of the north Nickname: North Star State / Land of 10,000 Lakes 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 Population: 4,919,479 Song: Hail! Minnesota Tree: Red Pine State Flag: Flower: Pink and white lady's-slipper Famous person: Jessica Biel Mississippi (MS) Capital: Jackson Population: 2,844,658 State song: Go Mis-sis-sip-pi Origin of state's name: Possible based on Chippewa Indian words "mici zibi," loosely meaning great river Motto: Virtute et armis
English: By valor and arms State nickname: Magnolia State Agriculture: Cotton, poultry, cattle, catfish, soybeans, dairy products, rice.
Industry: Apparel, furniture, lumber and wood products, food processing, electrical machinery, transportation equipment. Admission to Statehood: December 10, 1817 State tree: Southern Magnolia State flower: Magnolia State bird: Mockingbird Famous Person: Elvis Presley Missouri (MO) Capital: Jefferson City Population: 5,595,211 State nickname: Show Me State State song: Missouri Waltz Origin of state's name: Named after Missouri Indian tribe whosename means "town of the large canoes" Motto: Salus populi suprema lex esto
English:The welfare of the people shall be the supreme law Agriculture: Cattle, soybeans, hogs, dairy products, corn, poultry and eggs.
Industry: Transportation equipment, food processing, chemical products, electric equipment, fabricated metal products. Admission to Statehood: August 10, 1821 State flower: Hawthorn State tree: Flowering Dogwood State bird: Bluebird Famous person: Marshall Mathers (Eminem) State Flag: Montana (MT) Capital City: Helena Nebraska (NE) Nevada (NV) Capital City: Carson City New Hampshire (NH) New Jersey (NJ) State flag: Capital: Lincoln State song: Beautiful Nebraska Population: 1,711,263 Oridin of state name: Name based on an Oto Indian word that means "flat water," referring to the Platte River Admission to Statehood: March 1, 1867 Agriculture: Cattle, corn, hogs, soybeans, wheat, sorghum.
Industry: Food processing, machinery, electric equipment, printing and publishing. Motto: Equality before the law State flower: Goldenrod State bird: Western Meadowlark State tree: Cottonwood State flag Famous person: Lucas Cruikshank (FRED) State nickname: Cornhusker State Capital: Concord Population: 1,235,786 State song: Old New Hampshire State flower: Purple lilac State tree: Paper birch Admission to statehood: June 21, 1788 State bird: Purple finch State flag Famous person: Franklin Pierce Motto: Live free or die Agriculture: Dairy products, nursery stock, cattle, apples, eggs.
Industry: Machinery, electric equipment, rubber and plastic products, tourism. State nickname: Granite State Origin of state name: namedafter the English county of Hampshire New Mexico (NM) Capital: Sante Fe Population: 1,819,046 State song: O, Fair New Mexico State nickname: Land of Enchantment State bird: Roadrunner State flower: Yucca Flower State tree: Pinyon Pine Famous Person: Demi Moore Origin of state's name: Named by the Spanish for lands north of the Rio Grande River 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. Motto: Crescit eundo
English: It grows as it goes Admission to Statehood: January 6, 1912 State flag New York (NY) Capital City: Albany North Carolina (NC) Capital: Raleigh Song: The Old North State Population: 8,049,313 State Nickname: Old North State/Tar Heel State Origin of state's name: Taken from "Carolus," the Latin word for Charles and named after England's King Charles I Admission to Statehood: November 21, 1789 State Bird: Cardinal State flower: Dogwood State flag State tree: Longleaf Pine Famous Person: Michael Jordan Agriculture: Poultry and eggs, tobacco, hogs, milk, nursery stock, cattle, soybeans.
Industry: Tobacco products, textile goods, chemical products, electric equipment, machinery, tourism. Motto: Esse quam videri
English: To be, rather than to seem North Dakota (ND) Capital City: Bismarck Ohio (OH) Oklahoma (brooke) Admission to Statehood: November 8,1889 Bird: Western Meadowlark Agriculture: Cattle, wheat, barley, sugar beets, hay, hogs.
Industry: Mining, lumber and wood products, food processing, tourism Flower: Bitterroot State Flag: Motto: Gold and Silver Nickname: Treasure State Origin of state's name: Based on Spanish word for "mountainous" Population: 902,195 Song: Montana Tree: Ponderosa pine Admission to Statehood: October 31, 1864 Bird: Mountain Bluebird Agriculture: Cattle, hay, dairy products, potatoes.
Industry: Tourism, mining, machinery, printing and publishing, food processing, electric equipment Flower: Sagebrush State Flag: Motto: All for our country Nickname: The Silver State Song: Home Means Nevada Tree: bristlecone pine Famous Person: Gary Cooper Famous person: Jessica Biel Capital: Columbus Population: 11,353,140 Song: Beautiful Ohio Motto: With God all things are possible Origin of state's name: From the Iroquois Indian word for "goodriver" State bird: Cardinal State tree: Ohio buckeye Agriculture: Soybeans, dairy products, corn, tomatoes, hogs, cattle, poultry and eggs.
Industry: Transportation equipment, fabricated metal products, machinery, food processing, electric equipment. State flower: Scarlet Carnation State nickname: Buckeye State Admission to statehood: March 1, 1803 Famous Person: Lebron James Capital City: Trenton Admission to Statehood: December 18, 1787 Oregon (OR) Capital: Salem Population:3,421,399 State song: Oregon, my Oregon Motto: Alis Volat Propiis
English: She Flies With Her Own Wings State bird: Western Meadowlark State tree: Douglas Fir State flower: Oregon Grape State flag Agriculture: Cattle, vegetables, nursery stock, fruits and nuts, dairy products, wheat.
Industry: Lumber and wood products, tourism, food processing, paper products, machinery, scientific instruments. Origin of state name: Origin and meaning of name unknown, may have been derived from that of the Wisconsin River shown on a 1715 French map as "Ouaricon-sint." State nickname: Beaver State Admission to statehood:February 14, 1859 Famous person: Keegan Allen (Toby from PLL) Pennsylvania (brooke) Rhode Island (RI) South Carolina (SC) Capital City: Columbia South Dakota (SD) Tennessee (TN) Capital: Providence State song: Rhode Island's it For Me Population: 1,048,319 State Bird: Rhode Island Red State flower: VioletAgriculture: Nursery stock, vegetables, dairy products, eggs.
Industry: Fashion jewelry, fabricated metal products, electric equipment, machinery, shipbuilding and boatbuilding, tourism
Motto: Under God the people ruleMotto: Under God the people ruleAgriculture: Cattle, hogs, wheat, soybeans, milk, corn.
Industry: Food processing, machinery, lumber and wood products, tourism.
Agriculture: Cattle, hogs, wheat, soybeans, milk, corn.
Industry: Food processing, machinery, lumber and wood products, tourism. State Tree: Redmaple State flower: violet Motto: Hope State flag: Admission to statehood: May 29, 1790 Famous Person: Dj Pauly D State nickname: The Ocean State Origin of state 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. Capital: Pierre Population: 754,844 State nickname: Mount Rushmore State State song: Hail, South Dakota Motto: Under God the people rule State bird: Ring-Necked Pheasant State flower: Pasqueflower State tree: White Spruce Agriculture: Cattle, hogs, wheat, soybeans, milk, corn.
Industry: Food processing, machinery, lumber and wood products, tourism State flag: Origin of state name: South Dakota is the land of the famous Sioux or Dacotah Indians. Dakota Territory and later South Dakotans were named for the tribe. Famous Person: Tom Brokaw Admission to statehood: November 2, 1889 Bird: Eastern Goldfinch Agriculture: Nursery stock, horses, vegetables, fruits and nuts, seafood, dairy products.
Industry: Chemical products, food processing, electric equipment, printing and publishing, tourism Flower: Violet Motto: Liberty and Prosperity Nickname: Garden State Population: 8,414,350 Tree: Northern Red Oak Famous person: Whitney Houston Texas (TX) State bird: Mockingbird State flower: Blue bonnnet Capital: Austin Population: 20,851,820 State song: Texas, Our Texas Origin of state name: Based on a word used by Caddo Indians meaning "friends" Motto: Friendship 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. State nickname: Lone Star State Admission to statehood December 29, 1845 State tree: Pecan Famous people: Selena Gomez and Beyonce Knowles Flag: Utah (brooke) Vermont (VT) Virginia (brooke) Washington West Virginia (brooke) Wisconsin Wyoming (brooke) Capital: Montpelier Population: 608,827 State song: These Green Mountains State nickname: Green Mountain State Flag: Origin of state name: Based on "verts monts," French for green mountains Agriculture: Dairy products, cattle, hay, apples, maple products.
Industry: Electronic equipment, fabricated metal products, printing and publishing, paper products, tourism. State motto: Freedom and Unity Admission to statehood: March 4, 1971 State bird: Hermit Thrush State flower: Red Clover State tree: Sugar Maple Famous Person: Jojo Admission to Statehood: July 26, 1788 Bird: Bluebird Agriculture: Dairy products, cattle and other livestock, vegetables, nursery stock, apples.
Industry: Printing and publishing, scientific instruments, electric equipment, machinery, chemical products, tourism Flag: Flower: Rose Nickname: Empire State Motto: Excelsior Origin of state's name: Named after England's Duke of York Population: 18,976,457 Song: I love New York Tree: Sugar maple Famous person: Capital City: Nashville Admission to Statehood: June 1, 1796 Bird: Mockingbird Economy: Agriculture: Soybeans, cotton, tobacco, livestock and livestock products, dairy products, cattle, hogs.
Industry: Chemicals, transportation equipment, rubber, plastics. Flower: Iris Tree: Yellow-poplar Song: My Tennessee Nickname: Volunteer State Motto: Agriculture and Commerce Origin of state's name: Named after Cherokee Indian villages called "Tanasi" Flag: Famous people: Admission to Statehood: November 2,1889 Bird: Western Meadowlark Agriculture: Wheat, cattle, barley, sunflowers, milk, sugar beets.
Industry: Food processing, machinery, mining, tourism.
Flower: Wild Prairie Rose State Flag: Motto: Liberty and union, now and forever, one and inseparable Nickname: Peace Garden State Origin of state's name: Dakota is the Sioux Indian word for "friend" Population: 642,200 Song: North Dakota Hymn Tree: American Elm Famous person:Derek Abney football player Admission to Statehood: May 23, 1788 Bird: Great Carolina Wren Agriculture: Tobacco, poultry, cattle, dairy products, soybeans, hogs.
Industry: Textile goods, chemical products, paper products, machinery, tourism.
Flower: Yellow Jessamine Mottoes: in mind and resources / While I breathe, I hope
Nickname: Palmetto State Origin of state's name: Named in honor of England's King Charles I Population: 4,012,012 Song: Carolina Tree: Cabbage Palmetto
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