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North Dakota

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North Dakota

Geography:

What states, country, or bodies of water border it?Canada, South Dakota, Minnesota, Montana

What is the state capital?Bismarck

What is the area (in square miles) of your state?70,704

What is the highest point and how high is it?White Butte 3506 feet

 

What is the lowest point and how low is it?Red River 750 feet 

 

 

 

 

History:

Tell when it became a state and what number state it is.It became a state at 1889 October 1st the 39th state

How did the state get its name? From the Sioux, meaning allies          

Tell about a historic figure from this state:                          

John Burke was born in Keokuk County, Iowa and moved to the Dakota Territory. After North Dakota was admitted to the union, he served in the state's House of Representatives in 1891 and in its Senate from 1893 to 1896. He served three terms (1907-1913) as a Democratic governor at a time when the North Dakota Republican Party had little practical opposition. He ran for the United States Senate in 1916 but lost. From 1913 to 1921 Burke was Treasurer of the United States, under President Woodrow Wilson. He was also the 10th governor of North Dakota.

 

 

 

 

 

 John Burke, 10th Governor of North Dakota

 

 

Civics:

Who is the governor?John Hoeven

Who is the lieutenant governor?Jack Dalrymple 

Who are the U.S. senators from this state?Kent Conrad,Byron L. Dorgan

How many U.S. House of Representatives members are from this state?three

 

State Flag: 

 Image:Flag of North Dakota.svg

Economics:

List resources mined in the state:Coal

List crops grown in the state:Wheat

 

Climate:

What is the average high January temperature of the state capital?20°F

What is the average high July temperature of the state capital?84°F

What is the average low January temperature of the state capital?-1°F

What is the average low July temperature of the state capital?56°F

What is the average precipitation for January of the state capital?0.5 in

What is the average precipitation for July of the state capital?2.3 in

 

 

 

 

Population:

What is the population of the state (year 2000 or later)?642,200

 

 

 

 

Symbols:

State bird:The western Meadowlark

State flower: The wild prairie rose                              

State tree:The American Elm

State song:The North Dakota Hymn

State nickname:The Peace garden state

Other-

 Official North Dakota state seal.

 

Recreation:  Ft. Abraham Lincoln State Park 

 

Other:  

What other interesting things did you learn about this state?The other interesting thing I learned was the Famous North Dakotans  

 

 Bibliography:  (Where did you find this information?)

 Birds of North America   http://identify.whatbird.com/mwg/_/0/attrs.aspx

US Weather - Average Temperatures and Rainfall  http://countrystudies.us/united-states/weather/.

 Flgs of the U.S. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flags_of_the_U.S._states.

The US50-A guide to the fifty states. http://www.theus50.com/index.html .

 

Citing sources:

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