Sunday, September 12, 2010

State of the Day: Nevada

 Nevada (NV)
"The Silver State"
Fact: Nevada was given it's name by Spanish explorers. It is the spanish word meaning "snowcapped" referring to the Sierra Nevada.
Capital: Carson City
Size: 110,567 Sq. Mi.
Population: 2,173,491
Statehood: October 31,1864,36th state
Motto: "All for our Country"
Tree: Single Leaf Pinon
Bird: Mountain Bluebird
Flower: Sagebrush
Song: "Home means Nevada" 
Hardcore Band: 7 Seconds

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