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    • Oklahoma By: Diane Bolt and Jason Davis
    • Overview
      • State Facts
      • Animals of Oklahoma
      • The History of Oklahoma
      • Geography
      • Tourist Attractions
      • Industries
      • Climate
      • Famous People from Oklahoma
      • Natural Resources
      • Major Colleges
    • State Facts
      • State Capital: Oklahoma City State Flower: Mistletoe
      • Population: 3,687,050
      • State Bird: Scissor-tailed Flycatcher
      • Nickname: Sooner State
      • Motto: Labor Omina Vincit
      • State Rock: Barite rose
      • State Soil: Port Silt Loam
      • State Beverage: Milk
      • State Instrument (percusive): Drum
      • Gov: Govrner Brad Henry
      •   State abbreviation: OK
      • Largest city:Oklahoma City
      • Name for Residents: Oklahomians
      •   State colors: Green and White
      • State Dance: Square Dance
      • State waltz: "Oklahoma Wind"
    • Animals
      • State Animal: Mountain Boomer;
      • Game bird: Wild Turkey;
      • Game animal: Whitetail Deer,
      • flying mammal: Mexican Freetail Bat;
      • amphibian: Bullfrog;
      • fish: White Bass;
      • butterfly; insect: honeybee.
      • Dinosaur fossils found here: Acrocanthosaurus, Apatosaurus, Epanterias, Pleurocoelus, Sauroposeidon, Tenontosaurus.
    • History of Oklahoma
      • *Became the 46th state on November 16th, 1907.
      • *Became big part in cattle industry.
      • *Most famous for being the Cherokee Indian's Trail of Tears.
      • It's recorded history begins in 1541 when a Spanish explorer named Corando went through the area on his quest for the "Lost City of Gold."
      • *One of the youngest states in the nation.
    • Geography
      • The Geographic Location is Southcentral USA.
      • 20th largest state in the US
      • 1,516 meters above sea level.
      • Known primarily for it's mountain ranges.
      • Canyons and Mesas.
      • American Bison inhibit the plains.
      • 50 state parks, 6 national parks.
      • Major rivers: Arkansas River, Canadian River, Red River.
      • Major Lakes: Lake Texoma, Lake Eufola, Lake Hudson, Lake O' The Cherokees, Gibson Lake, Oologah Lake, Keystone Lake.
      • Highest point: Black Mesa- 4,973 feet (1,516 m) above sea level.
      • Origin of name: From the Choctow Indian words "okla" meaning people and "humma" meaning red.
    • Tourist Attractions
      • 10 Largest Cities Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Norman, Lawton, Broken Arrow, Edmond, Midwest city, Enid, Moore, and Stillwater.
      • Tourist attractions: Casionos and gaming, Lakes and boating, History and Historic sites, Musuems, Golf, Route 66, spas, shopping, Camping and kayaking, state parks, ATV and ORV, Horse race tracks, Wineries, American Indian Culture, Theater, and Festivals.
    • Major Industries/Services
      • Aerospace, Wind (source of power), Weather (TV, Radio), Logistics (such as Walmart, Best Buy, Big Lots, Dollar Tree, and others.)
      • Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Division.
      • Oklahoma Quality Jobs Program.
      • Tinker Air Force Base
      • U.S. Postal Service.
      • US FAA Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center
      • INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center
      • General Motors Corp.
    • Climate    
      • Tornado Prone, Snowfall averages 9 in (23 cm) a year, one of the windiest cities in U.S. (averaging around wind speed of 12.3 mph (19.8 km/hr), Continental Climate with cold winters and hot summers.
    • Famous People From Oklahoma
      • Garth Brooks
      • Toby Keith
      • Mickey Mantle
      • Brad Pitt
      • Jim Thrope
      • Carrie Underwood
      •   Bart Conner
      • Admiral William Crowe
      • Dizzy Dean
      • Charles Floyd
      • Geronimo
      • Ron Howard
      • Reba Mcntire
      • Dr. Phil
      • Dr. Shannon Lucid
      • Pepper Martin
      • Shannon Miller
      • JC Watts
      • Bud Wilkerson
      • Wayman Tisdale
    • Resuorces
      • Fertile soil and it's mineral wealth, petroleum.
      • Largest gas-producing state in the nation.
      • Also ranking fourth in the nation in the production of all wheat.
      • Ranks fourth in cattle and calf production.
      • Ranks fifth in production of pecans.
      • Ranks sixth in Peanuts.
      • And ranks eighth in production of peaches.
    • Major Colleges
      •      Oklahoma state university (OU)
      • ATI career training center
      • Wright Career College
      • ITT Technical Institute
      •   Vatterott College
      • DeVry University Keller Graduate school of Management of DeVry University
      • University of Phoenix
      • Oklahoma City Community College