Monday, August 2, 2010

State of the Day: Mississippi

Mississippi (MS)
"The Magnolia State"
Fact: Miississippi comes from an Indian word meaning "Father of waters"
Capital: Jackson
Size: 48,286 sq. mi.
Population: 2,871,782
Statehood: December 10th 1817, 20th State
Motto:"By Valor and Arms"
Tree: Magnolia
Bird: Mockingbird
Flower: Magnolia Blossom
Song: "Go Mississippi"
'80s Hardcore Band: The Windbreakers

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