CaliforniaEureka•This state was named bySpanish after Califia.•California is nicknamedthe “Golden State”.•The lowest point inCalifornia is Death Valleywhich is 282 feet belowsea level.•The highest point inCalifornia is Mt. Whitneyat 14,494 feet above sealevel.•The California flag wasdesigned by WilliamTodd.
KentuckyUnited we stand,divided we fall•Kentucky’s state bird isa cardinal.•Kentucky’s nicknameis the bluegrass state.•In Kentucky you canfind horses, cattle,tobacco, dairy products,hogs and corn.•Kentucky is home tosome of the worldsfinest racehorses.•Cheeseburgers werefirst served in 1934 anda restaurant inLouisville Kentucky.
OklahomaLaborconquers allthings •The National Cowboy hall of fame is in Oklahoma. •Sylvan Goldman, a Oklahoman, invented the first shopping cart. •The state bird is a scissor-tailed flycatcher. •The state flower is a mistletoe. •The movie Twister was filmed in Oklahoma.
YorkExcelsiorThe statebird is thebluebird.The firstAmericanchesscompitionwas held inNew York.New Yorkcity has 722miles ofsubwaytrack.
TennesseeAgricultureandCommerceBristol, Tennesseeis known as thebirthplace ofcountry music.The states flower isan iris.The state is namedafter the Cherokeevillage tanasi.The state bird is amocking bird.The three stars onthe flag representthree land forms inTennessee.
TexasFriendshipTexas is known asthe Lone star state.Caddo Lake is theonly natural lakein Texas.Dr Pepper wasinvented in Texas.The armadillo isthe statesmammal.The state flower isa bluebonnet.
Rhode IslandHopeRhode Islandsnickname is theOcean state.The state flower isa violet.The state tree is ared maple.The state shares awater border withNew York.The state held thefirst golftournament.
FloridaIn God We TrustThe statesnickname is thesunshine state.An orange blossomis Floridas stateflower.Orlando attractsmore visitors thanany otheramusement park.Gatorade wasnamed afterUniversity ofFlorida gaters.The state bird is amocking bird.
KansasTo the starsthroughdifficultiesThe state bird is awesternmeadowlark.The state floweris a sunflower.The highestpoint in Kansasis Mt. Sunflower.Its nickname isthe Sunflowerstate.The population is2,688,418.
Hawaiithe life of theland isperpetuated inrighteousness•The statesnickname is theAloha state.•The state bird is aNene.•The state flower isa hibiscus.•Hawaii is the onlystate that growscoffee.•There are only 12letters in theHawaiianalphabet.