The great state of Colorado became a state on August 1,
1876, the 38th state. The capital of Colorado is Denver.
The name of our state, Colorado, has its origin in the
Spanish language, as the word for "colored red". This was the
name chosen for Colorado as a Territory in 1861 by Congress.
Name of Emblem/Symbol
"Nil Sine Numine" meaning
"Nothing without Providence".
White and Lavender Columbine
"Where the Columbines Grow"
Colorado Blue Spruce
Colorado Hairstreak Butterfly
Greenback Cutthroat Trout
Blue Grama Grass
Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep
Complete the questions below.
1. Colorado became a state on August 1,
2. The state motto is "Nil Sine
Numine" meaning "".
3. The name, Colorado, has its origin in the Spanish
language, as the word for
4. The state animal is the .
5. The state gem is .
6. The state tree is the Colorado .
7. The state nickname is .
8. The state bird is the .
9. The state song is "".
10. The state flower is the White and Lavender .
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