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Michigan

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Capital
Lansing
Became a State
January 26, 1837 (26th)
Location
east north central United States
Area
96,716 sq. miles (11th)
Population
9,883,640 (8th)
Major Cities  
Detroit, Grand Rapids, Warren, Sterling Heights, Flint, Lansing, Ann Arbor, Kalamazoo
Products
blueberries, cherries, apples, grapes, peaches, wines, sugar beets, navy beans, 
soybeans, automobiles
Climate
humid continental climate – two distinct regions: lower peninsula has hot, humid
summers and cold winters - Upper Pennisula has warm, humid, hot, but shorter
summers and long cold to very cold winters
Yearly Precipitation
averages 30 - 40 inches
Professional Sports Teams
Detroit Tigers (Major League Baseball)
Detroit Lions (National Football League)
Detroit Red Wings (National Hockey League)
Detroit Pistons (National Basketball Association)
Major Waterways
Lake Michigan, Lake Superior, Lake Huron, Lake Erie, 
Straits of Mackinac, Lake St. Clair
Most Famous Citizens
Avery Brundage (businessman, sportsman)
Thomas Dewey (public official)
Edna Ferber (author)
Henry Ford (industrialist)
Will Kellogg (businessman)
Charles Lindbergh (aviator)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robin
Apple Blossom 
White-tailed Deer
White Pine 
Green Darner Dragonfly 

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Fast Facts Resources

Wikipedia
50 States.com
State of Michigan 

 
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