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Alabama

CAPITAL:
Montgomery
STATE NICKNAME:
"Heart of Dixie"

STATE BIRD: Yellowhammer STATE FLOWER: Camellia
Admitted to Union: December 14, 1819


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Alaska

CAPITAL:
Juneau
STATE NICKNAME:
"Last Frontier"

STATE BIRD: Willow Ptarmigan STATE FLOWER: Forget-me-not
Admitted to Union: January 03,1959


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Arizona

CAPITAL:
Phoenix
STATE NICKNAME:"
Grand Canyon State"

STATE BIRD: Cactus Wren STATE FLOWER: Saguaro Cactus
Admitted to Union: February 14, 1912


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Arkansas

CAPITAL:
Little Rock
STATE NICKNAME:
"The Natural State"

STATE BIRD: Mockingbird STATE FLOWER: Apple Blossom
Admitted to Union: June 15, 1836


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California

CAPITAL:
Sacramento
STATE NICKNAME:
"Golden State"

STATE BIRD: CA. Valley Quail STATE FLOWER: Golden Poppy
Admitted to Union: September 09, 1850


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Colorado

CAPITAL:
Denver
STATE NICKNAME:
"Centennial State"

STATE BIRD: Lark Bunting STATE FLOWER: Columbine
Admitted to Union: August 01, 1876


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Connecticut

CAPITAL:
Hartford
STATE NICKNAME:
"Constitution State"

STATE BIRD: American Robin STATE FLOWER: Mountain Laurel
Admitted to Union: January 09, 1788


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Delaware

CAPITAL:
Dover
STATE NICKNAME:
"First State"

STATE BIRD: Blue Hen Chicken STATE FLOWER: Peach Blossom
Admitted to Union: December 07, 1787


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Florida

CAPITAL:
Tallahassee
STATE NICKNAME:
"Sunshine State"

STATE BIRD: Mockingbird STATE FLOWER: Orange Blossom
Admitted to Union: March 03, 1845


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Georgia

CAPITAL:
Atlanta
STATE NICKNAME:
"The Peach State and/or Empire State of the South "

STATE BIRD: Brown Thrasher STATE FLOWER: Cherokee Rose
Admitted to Union: January 02, 1788


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Hawaii

CAPITAL:
Honolulu
STATE NICKNAME:
"Aloha State"

STATE BIRD: Hawaiian Goose STATE FLOWER: Yellow Hibiscus
Admitted to Union: August 21, 1959


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Idaho

CAPITAL:
Boise
STATE NICKNAME:
"Gem State"

STATE BIRD: Mountain Bluebird STATE FLOWER: Syringa
Admitted to Union: July 03, 1890


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Illinois

CAPITAL:
Springfield
STATE NICKNAME:
"Prairie State"

STATE BIRD: Cardinal STATE FLOWER: Native Violet
Admitted to Union: December 03, 1818


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Indiana

CAPITAL:
Indianapolis
STATE NICKNAME:
"Hoosier State"

STATE BIRD: Cardinal STATE FLOWER: Peony
Admitted to Union: December 11, 1816


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Iowa

CAPITAL:
Des Moines
STATE NICKNAME:
"Hawkeye State"

STATE BIRD: Eastern Goldfinch STATE FLOWER: Wild Rose
Admitted to Union: December 28, 1846


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Kansas

CAPITAL:
Topeka
STATE NICKNAME:
"Sunflower State"

STATE BIRD: W. Meadowlark STATE FLOWER: Native Sunflower
Admitted to Union: January 29, 1861


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Kentucky

CAPITAL:
Frankfort
STATE NICKNAME:
"Bluegrass State"

STATE BIRD: Cardinal STATE FLOWER: Goldenrod
Admitted to Union: June 01, 1792


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Louisiana

CAPITAL:
Baton Rouge
STATE NICKNAME:
"Pelican State"

STATE BIRD: E. Brown Pelican STATE FLOWER: Magnolia
Admitted to Union: April 30, 1812


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Maine

CAPITAL:
Augusta
STATE NICKNAME:
"Pine Tree State"

STATE BIRD: Chickadee STATE FLOWER: Pine Cone & Tassel
Admitted to Union: March 15, 1820


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Maryland

CAPITAL:
Annapolis
STATE NICKNAME:
"Old Line State"

STATE BIRD: Baltimore Oriole STATE FLOWER: Black-eyed Susan
Admitted to Union: April 28, 1788


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Massachusetts

CAPITAL:
Boston
STATE NICKNAME:
"Bay State"

STATE BIRD: Chickadee STATE FLOWER: Mayflower
Admitted to Union: February 06, 1788


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Michigan

CAPITAL:
Lansing
STATE NICKNAME:
"Wolverine State"

STATE BIRD: Robin STATE FLOWER: Apple Blossom
Admitted to Union: January 26, 1837


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Minnesota

CAPITAL:
St. Paul
STATE NICKNAME:
"North Star State"

STATE BIRD: Common Loon STATE FLOWER: Showy Lady's Slipper
Admitted to Union: May 11, 1858


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Mississippi

CAPITAL:
Jackson
STATE NICKNAME:
"Magnolia State"

STATE BIRD: Mockingbird STATE FLOWER: Magnolia
Admitted to Union: December 10, 1817


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Missouri

CAPITAL:
Jefferson City
STATE NICKNAME:
"Show Me State"

STATE BIRD: Bluebird STATE FLOWER: Hawthorn
Admitted to Union: August 10, 1821


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Montana

CAPITAL:
Helena
STATE NICKNAME:
"Treasure State"

STATE BIRD: W. Meadowlark STATE FLOWER: Bitteroot
Admitted to Union: November 08, 1889


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Nebraska

CAPITAL:
Lincoln
STATE NICKNAME:
"Cornhusker State"

STATE BIRD: W. Meadowlark STATE FLOWER: Goldenrod
Admitted to Union: March 01, 1867


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Nevada

CAPITAL:
Carson City
STATE NICKNAME:
"Silver State"

STATE BIRD: Mtn. Bluebird STATE FLOWER: Sagebrush
Admitted to Union: October 31, 1864


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New Hampshire

CAPITAL:
Concord
STATE NICKNAME:
"Granite State"

STATE BIRD: Purple Finch STATE FLOWER: Purple Lilac
Admitted to Union: June 21, 1788


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New Jersey

CAPITAL:
Trenton
STATE NICKNAME:
"Garden State"

STATE BIRD: E. Goldfinch STATE FLOWER: Purple Violet
Admitted to Union: December 18, 1787


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New Mexico

CAPITAL:
Santa Fe
STATE NICKNAME:
"Land of Enchantment"

STATE BIRD: Roadrunner STATE FLOWER: Yucca
Admitted to Union: January 06, 1912


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New York

CAPITAL:
Albany
STATE NICKNAME:
"Empire State"

STATE BIRD: Bluebird STATE FLOWER: Rose
Admitted to Union: July 26, 1788


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North Carolina

CAPITAL:
Raleigh
STATE NICKNAME:
"Tar Heel State"

STATE BIRD: Cardinal STATE FLOWER: Dogwood
Admitted to Union: November 21, 1789


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North Dakota

CAPITAL:
Bismarck
STATE NICKNAME:
"Peace Garden State"

STATE BIRD: W. Meadowlard STATE FLOWER: Wild Prairie Rose
Admitted to Union: November 02, 1889


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Ohio

CAPITAL:
Columbus
STATE NICKNAME:
"Buckeye State"

STATE BIRD: Cardinal STATE FLOWER: Scarlet Carnation
Admitted to Union: March 01, 1803


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Oklahoma

CAPITAL:
Oklahoma City
STATE NICKNAME:
"Sooner State"

STATE BIRD: Scissortail Flycatcher STATE FLOWER: Mistletoe
Admitted to Union: November 16, 1907


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Oregon

CAPITAL:
Salem
STATE NICKNAME:
"Beaver State"

STATE BIRD: W. Meadowlark STATE FLOWER: Oregon Grape
Admitted to Union: February 14, 1859


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Pennsylvania

CAPITAL:
Harrisburg
STATE NICKNAME:
"Keystone State"

STATE BIRD: Ruffed Grouse STATE FLOWER: Mtn. Laurel
Admitted to Union: December 12, 1787


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Rhode Island

CAPITAL:
Providence
STATE NICKNAME:
"Little Rhody"

STATE BIRD: Rhode Island Red STATE FLOWER: Violet
Admitted to Union: May 29, 1790


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South Carolina

CAPITAL:
Columbia
STATE NICKNAME:
"Palmetto State"

STATE BIRD: Carolina Wren STATE FLOWER: Car. Jessamine
Admitted to Union: May 23, 1788


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South Dakota

CAPITAL:
Pierre
STATE NICKNAME:
"Coyote State"

STATE BIRD: Pheasant STATE FLOWER: Pasque Flower
Admitted to Union: November 02, 1889


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Tennessee

CAPITAL:
Nashville
STATE NICKNAME:
"Volunteer State"

STATE BIRD: Mockingbird STATE FLOWER: Iris
Admitted to Union: June 01, 1796


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Texas

CAPITAL:
Austin
STATE NICKNAME:
"Lone Star State"

STATE BIRD: Mockingbird STATE FLOWER: Bluebonnet
Admitted to Union: December 29, 1845


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Utah

CAPITAL:
Salt Lake City
STATE NICKNAME:
"Beehive State"

STATE BIRD: Seagull STATE FLOWER: Sego Lily
Admitted to Union: January 04, 1896


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Vermont

CAPITAL:
Montpelier
STATE NICKNAME:
"Green Mountain State"

STATE BIRD: Hermit Thrush STATE FLOWER: Red Clover
Admitted to Union: March 04, 1791


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Virginia

CAPITAL:
Richmond
STATE NICKNAME:
"Old Dominion State"

STATE BIRD: Cardinal STATE FLOWER: Dogwood
Admitted to Union: June 25, 1788


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Washington

CAPITAL:
Olympia
STATE NICKNAME:
"Evergreen State"

STATE BIRD: Willow Goldfinch STATE FLOWER: Rhododendron
Admitted to Union: November 11, 1899


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West Virginia

CAPITAL:
Charleston
STATE NICKNAME:
"Mountain State"

STATE BIRD: Cardinal STATE FLOWER: Big Rhododendron
Admitted to Union: June 20, 1863


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Wisconsin

CAPITAL:
Madison
STATE NICKNAME:
"Badger State"

STATE BIRD: Robin STATE FLOWER: Wood Violet
Admitted to Union: May 29, 1848


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Wyoming

CAPITAL:
Cheyenne
STATE NICKNAME:
"Equality State"

STATE BIRD: Meadowlark STATE FLOWER: Indian Paintbrusht
Admitted to Union: July 10, 1890


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