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Category: 50-States

Montana Facts

In earlier, prehistoric days, the area that we know as Montana, together with Alberta, Canada, was the land where tyrannosaurus and brontosaurus, as well as a number of smaller dinosaurs could be found. During the centuries preceding the ‘discovery’ of America by Christopher Columbus, this land was populated by many American Indians, or Native Americans …

Georgia Facts

Today, Georgia (that gave the world Coca-Cola) is definitely the commercial front-runner of its region, but one time it was the only colony that was established as a refuge for deserving and poor people. The cotton gin, invented in Georgia, revolutionized the South, and today, the state ranks first in America when it comes to the …

Washington, D.C. Facts

THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIAWASHINGTON, D.C.The District of Columbia (or ‘the District’ as the residents name it), and the city of Washington, are exactly the same thing. The site of the capital of the U.S. was chosen by Congress, and through the years, Washington D.C. has been bringing together the most famous and influential politicians and …

North Dakota Facts

President Theodore Roosevelt wrote: …. I could never have become President of the United States if I had not had my experiences in the great state of North Dakota…. North Dakota is the Midwestern state that is dominated by the Great Plains. For modern or Native American Art you can visit the Plains Art Museum in …

Iowa Facts

…. All those people who have been living on the lands between the great rivers have been fighting, struggling, laboring, laughing, and growing in culture and wealth throughout the years…. ….There is no other region that has been continually producing so much resources to feed the world….Iowa, often neglected as a treasure…. When they think …

Nebraska Facts

…. For over a century the area of the wide Platte Valley has functioned as the highway to the West…. yet the state of Nebraska is so more than merely a pathway to the West… this is a land where the old Wild West continues to mingle with the most modern of civilizations…. impressive herds …

Indiana Facts

As is the case in quite a few other southern and Midwestern states, you can find a lot of evidence of ancient Mound Builder civilization in Indiana. There are several areas such as Angel Mound (in the Evansville region) and Mounds State Park where these people’s impressive legacy is preserved. The last of these cultures, …

Kentucky Facts

Kentucky is the Bluegrass State and famous for its renowned Kentucky Derby, fine horses, its characteristic bourbon, and its typical tobacco. Yet the state should also deserve great fame for all the remarkable personalities that originated from here or that are associated with the state, and for a system of state parks that often is called …

Texas Facts

Texas was labeled as ‘a giant’ by novelist Edna Ferber, and she couldn’t have been more right. The total combined wealth of Texas’ natural resources is surpassing the resource of all the other states by far, and if Texas were a separate and independent country, the nation would be ranking 11th in the world when …

Washington State Facts

The state of Washington was named for George Washington. When at the 32nd Congress (1851-1853) the creation of the territory of Columbia was put into law, it was decided that the state’s name was Washington. The state capital is the city of Olympia. Check also our 50 states quiz Washington is the smallest state in the …