Sunday, August 8, 2010

State of the Day: Missouri

Missouri (MO)
"The Show Me State"
Fact: Missouri is named after the Algonquin Indian tribe; it means "town of the large canoes"
Capital: Jefferson City 
Size: 69,709 Sq. Mi.
Population: 5,672,579
Statehood: August 10, 1821, 24th state
Motto: Let the Welfare of the People be the Supreme Law"
Tree: Flowering Dogwood
Bird: Bluebird
Flower: White Hawthorn Blossom
Song: "Missouri Waltz" by J.R. Shannon
Hardcore Band: Blind Idiot God

1 comment:

  1. Missouri kicks butt!

    You should check out the crossover thrash band Cross Examination--they're from St. Louis and pretty rad.