4-50 The State of Wyoming

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The great state of Wyoming became the 44th state in the Union on July 10, 1890.  The name Wyoming may be derived from the Delaware Indian word "Maughwauwama," which means "large plains."  Its state capital is Cheyenne.  The key tourist attractions in Wyoming include Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park, Devilís Tower National Monument, and Fossil Butte National Monument. Each year Yellowstone National Park receives three million visitors.

Emblem/Symbol Name of Emblem/Symbol Adopted
Motto "Equal Rights"  
Nickname "Equality State"  
State Seal 1893
State Bird Meadowlark 1927
State Flower Indian Paintbrush 1917
State Song "Wyoming" 1955
State Tree Plains Cottonwood 1947
State Flag 1917
State Dinosaur Triceratops 1994
State Fish Cutthroat Trout 1987
State Mammal Bison 1985
State Gemstone Jade 1967
State Reptile Horned Toad 1993

Complete the questions below.

1.  Wyoming became the 44th state in the Union on July 10, .

2.  The state song is "."

3.  The state mammal is the .

4.  Wyoming may have come from the Delaware Indian word, "."

5.  The Triceratops is the state .

6.  The state reptile is the .

7.  Indian Paintbrush is the state .

8.  The state bird is the .

9.  "Equal Rights" is the state .

10.  Plains Cottonwood is the state .



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