•The state of Oregon is the only state flag that displays two different
• The Castor Canadensis the “American Beaver” was named the Oregon’s
state animal, Oregon was named the beaver state in the year 1961.
• Oregon's deepest river is Hell's Canyon , it is7,900 feet. And it’s located
between Oregon and Idaho on the Snake River.
• In the year 1997 Oregon’s milk was declared the state’s beverage.
• In the year 1899, Oregon Grape (Berberis Aquifolium) was declared the
Oregon state flower .
Hawaii’s nickname is the Aloha state
The Yellow Hibiscus - a.k.a. the Pua Aloalo is the state
Hawaii joined the union on August 21,1959 it was the
Hawaii may been named for the traditional home of
the Polynesians, Hawaii or Hawaiki, called "Owhyhee".
The states mammal is a Humpback whale
Capital City Tallahassee
Florida was the 27th state in the U.S; it was admitted on March 3, 1845.
The state nickname is “The Sunshine State”
The highest point in Florida is a “hill in Walton County - 345 feet (105
m) above sea level”
The state beverage is Florida orange juice
The alligator is the state of Florida’s state mammal
• Capital City: Montgomery
• Admission to Statehood: December 14,1819
• State Flower: Camellia
• Highest Point: Cheaha Mountain; 2407feet, 35th
• 4,447,100 since the year 2000 23rd most populous
state in the U.S
New York’s population is 18,976,457 since the year 2000 New York is the
third most populated state in the USA, after California and Texas
Residents of New York are called New Yorkers
The main rivers out in New York are the Hudson River, Mohawk River,
Mt. Marcy is New York’s highest point, 5,344 feet (1,629 m) above sea
New York had first been named when the English took over of the area
that had been called "New Netherland" in 1664, and renamed it New
York to honor the Duke of York (York is a city in England).
State Fruit: Wild Huckleberry
Fish: Cutthroat Trout
Gem: Star Garnet
Dance: Square Dance
Highest Elevation: 12,662 ft. (Mt. Borah)
Texas main rivers: Rio Grande, Red River, Brazos River
The highest point in Texas is Guadalupe Peak, it is 8,749
feet (2,667 m) above sea level
The Lone Star State is Texas’s nickname
State mammal (large) is the Texas Longhorn
State mammal(small) is the Armadillo
12,281,054 since 2000 Pennsylvania is the sixth most populated state in
the USA, just after California, New York, Texas, Florida and Illinois
People who live in Pennsylvania are called Pennsylvanians
Pennsylvania’s highest point is Mt. Davis; it is 3,213 feet (979 m) above
The state was named to honor Admiral William Penn and his son,
William Penn, Pennsylvania's founder.
The states nickname is “The Keystone State”
Louisiana is the 22nd most populated state in the U.S; it has 4,468,976
people since the year 2000.
Residents are usually either called Louisianans or Louisianians
The main rivers are; Mississippi River, Red River, Ouachita River, Atchafalaya
River, Sabine River
The lowest point is New Orleans it’s 8 feet (2.5 m) BELOW sea level
Louisiana was named by the French explorer Sieur de La Salle in 1682 to honor
King Louis XIV (14) of France.
Michigan is the 8th most populous state in the U.S; it has 9,938,444 citizens
Citizens in Michigan are referred to as either Michiganders, Michiganians or
Michigan is well known for the Great Lakes(Lake Michigan, Lake Superior,
Lake Huron, Lake Erie, Lake St. Clair)
Michigan is from an Algonquian Chippewa Indian word "meicigama" that
means "big sea water" (referring to the Great Lakes)
The states nickname is the “Wolverine State”