The great state of Minnesota
became the 32nd state in the
Union on May 11, 1858. Minnesota is from a Dakota Sioux Indian word
that means "cloudy water" or "sky water" and refers to local rivers.
Its state capital is St. Paul. The Central
part of Minnesota is a hill and lake region covering approximately half
the state. The northeast region is rocky ridges and deep
lakes. To the northwest lie flat plains while to the south, rolling
plains and deep river valleys. Minnesota is famous for the tall tale
of Paul Bunyan and his blue ox.
Name of Emblem/Symbol
"L'Etoile du Nord" - The Star of the
"The North Star State" & "Land of
Pink and White Lady Slipper
Lake Superior Agate
Complete the questions below.
1. Minnesota became
the 32nd state in the Union on May 11,
2. The state fish is the
3. The motto "L'Etoile du
4. The state grain is .
5. "The Land of 10,000 lakes" is one of its .
6. The state bird is the
7. The Pink & White Lady Slipper is the state .
8. Minnesota is famous for the tall tale of
and his blue ox.
9. The state tree is the .
10. The Lake Superior Agate is the state
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