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Utah Facts

…. that the real and physical obstacles to occupying a region that was so unpromising appeared more than sufficient to discourage even the most sanguine of imaginations and to really appall the stoutest of hearts…. …. our minds are filled with wonder when we witness the enormous results that have been accomplished within such a …

Tennessee Facts

Tennessee’s First PeopleThe first Tennessee area inhabitants, for all we know, were the Paleo Indians who had probably come to the region some sixteen thousand years back. Subsequently, there were periods of Archaic, Woodland, and Mississippian culture and civilization. After that came the Mound Builders, a group of people that received this name because of …

South Dakota Facts

…. The legacy is the hard work of those generations who were settling South Dakota’s prairies, built their sod houses broke the soils, fought the grasshoppers, drought, and penny-a-pound prices for their products…. …. This is a legacy that we all carry with us, also those who leave. All of this great work has been …

South Carolina Facts

The state of┬áSouth Carolina epitomizes the American Deep South in many ways. Historically spoken, the state played a crucial role in all events that were preceding the Civil War, and following the Civil War, South Carolina had to endure some of the most terrible effects of the reconstruction period. Subsequently, South Carolina had to deal …

Oregon Facts

The beautiful state of Oregon is stretching from a really spectacular coastline on the west, to America’s deepest gorge, Hells Canyon, on the east. Crater Lake is actually the deepest lake in America (1,932 feet), but also among its loveliest. Oregon boasts America’s largest standing timber, the biggest and highest sand dunes, as well as …

New Hampshire Facts

In the region of present-day New Hampshire there has been human activity for at least 10 thousand years. There were actually two main communities, the Sokokie in the Saco Valley and the White Mountains, and the Pennacook in the Connecticut and Merrimack valleys. At the time┬áthe first European explorers came to the area, the population …

Michigan Facts

Michigan is extending east as far as parts of South Carolina, and some parts of Canada, Michigan’s northern neighbor, are actually laying more south than some parts of northern Michigan. Michigan is America’s only state that consists of two peninsulas, the Upper and the Lower Peninsula. Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is not densely populated and pretty …

Kansas Facts

The state of Kansas is famous for being America’s breadbasket and the area of Hutchinson is America’s grain center. But that’s not all. The state is also renown for manufacturing aviation equipment, and Wichita is among America’s leading private aircraft production centers. The historic trails in Kansas were crucial for opening up the West, and …

West Virginia Facts

…. We, the West Virginians, are absolutely tired that we are considered inhabitants of only a dominion of Old Dominion…. …. Some West Virginia residents are taking a very strong line about this issue and are in conversations always referring to it as ‘West-By God-Virginia’…. West Virginia was more or less ‘born’ at the time …

Wisconsin Facts

Wisconsin has been the state of leadership and progress for many years and in many areas. Wisconsin has pioneered progressive and social legislation, spurred to do so by Robert La Follette, a Wisconsin native. Check also our 50 states quiz Wisconsin is leading America in total number of milk cows, in milk production, and in …