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Missouri

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Capital
Jefferson City
Became a State
August 10, 1821 (29th)
Location 
midwestern United States
Area
69,704 sq. miles (21st)
Population
5,988,927 (18th)
Major Cities 
Kansas City, St. Louis, Springfield, Independence, Jefferson City, Columbia
Products
soybeans, dairy products, hay, corn, poultry, sorghum, eggs, hogs, cattle
Climate
humid continental climate: cold winters and hot humid summers
Yearly Precipitation
averages 34 inches
Professional Sports Teams
St, Louis Cardinals (Major League Baseball)
Kansas City Royals (National Football League)
St. Louis Blues (Hockey), Kansas City Wizards (soccer)
St. Louis Steamers (indoor soccer)
Major Waterways 
Mississippi River, Missouri River
Most Famous Citizens
Josephine Baker (entertainer) 
Omar Bradley (soldier)
Dale Carnegie (author, public speaker)
George Washington Carver (agronomist, chemist)
Mark Twain (author)
Walter Cronkite (journalist)
Ginger Rogers (actress)
T. S. Eliot (poet)
J. C. Penney (merchant)
Harry Truman (U.S. President)

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eastern Bluebird
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