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Tennessee

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Capital
Nashville
Became a State
June 1, 1796 (16th)
Location
southern United States
Area
42,143 sq. miles (36th)
Population
6,346,105 (17th)
Major Cities 
Memphis, Nashville, Chattanooga, Knoxville, Clarksville
Products
textiles, cotton, cattle, electrical power, mining, tobacco, soybeans
Climate
humid subtropical with the exception of the higher mountains which have a
humid continental climate – hot summers and mild to cool winters
Yearly Precipitation
averages 50 inches
Professional Sports Teams
Tennessee Titans (National Football League)
Memphis Grizzlies (NationalBasketball Association)
Nashville Predators (National Hockey League)
Major Waterways
Mississippi River, Tennessee River
Cumberland River, Clinch River, Duck River
Most Famous Citizens
Davy Crockett (frontiersman)
Ernie Ford (singer)
Morgan Freeman (actor)
Albert Gore (United States Vice President)
Isaac Hayes (composer)
Dolly Parton (singer)


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Tulip Poplar 
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