U.S. STATES

ALABAMA

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STATE FACTS:

Home of George Washington Carver - he discovered over 300 uses for peanuts. Alabama is also known as the Heart of Dixie.

CAPITOL:

Montgomery

YEAR ADMITTED:

December 14, 1819

STATE ANIMAL:

Black Bear and West Indian Manatee

STATE BIRD:

Northern Flicker & Eastern Wild Turkey

STATE FISH:

STATE FLOWER:

Camellia (known for grace and elegance)

STATE TREE:

Longleaf Pine

LANDMARKS:

Birmingham's 16th St. Baptist Church, US Space and Rocket Center, MLK Jr's Church, Rosa Park Museum.

MAIN CROP:

Cotton and pecans

NATURAL RESCOURCES:

Coal, Iron Ore, Limestone

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ALASKA

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STATE FACTS:

Alaska has the longest of coastlines - 6, 640 miles.

CAPITOL:

Juneau

YEAR ADMITTED:

January 3, 1959

STATE ANIMAL:

Moose, Malamute, and Bowhead Whale

STATE BIRD:

Willow Ptarmigan

STATE FISH:

STATE FLOWER:

Forget-me-not

STATE TREE:

Sitka Spruce

LANDMARKS:

Glacier Bay, Denali National Park, and Mount McKinley

MAIN CROP:

Barley, hay, and wheat

NATURAL RESCOURCES:

Lumber

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ARIZONA

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STATE FACTS:

There is a "Stupid Motorist Law" in Arizona that fines a driver if they go around barricades and have to be rescued from flood waters.

CAPITOL:

Phoenix

YEAR ADMITTED:

February 14, 1912

STATE ANIMAL:

Ringtail Cat

STATE BIRD:

Cactus Wren

STATE FISH:

Apache Trout

STATE FLOWER: