4-35 The State of Ohio

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The State of Ohio is known as the Buckeye State.  The capital of Ohio is Columbus.  The land we call Ohio today was part the Northwest Territory that the United States won by defeating the British in the Revolutionary War. Ohio was admitted into the Union as the 17th state in 1803. The state gets its name from the river that forms its southern border. Ohio is an Iroquois word meaning "great water."

Emblem/Symbol Name of Emblem/Symbol Adopted
Motto "With God, All Things Are Possible"   
Nickname Buckeye State   
State Seal

State Bird Cardinal  
State Flower Scarlet Carnation  
State Song "Beautiful Ohio"  
State Tree Buckeye  
State Flag   
State Animal White Tail Deer   
State Gemstone Ohio Flint  

Complete the questions below.

1.  The state of Ohio is known as the State.

2.  The state animal of Ohio is the  .

3.  Ohio was admitted into the union as the state in 1803.

4.  The United States acquired Ohio from the British after the  War.

5.  The state motto is "."

6.  The state flower is the Scarlet .

7.  "Beautiful Ohio" is the .

8.  Ohio Flint is the state .

9.  Ohio was once part of the Territory.

10.  The is the state bird of Ohio.



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