South Dakota. South Dakota became a state o n November 2, 1889. It was the 40 th state to enter the Union. By: Kush Patel. State Flower: American P asque flower State Bird: Ring-necked Pheasant State Motto: “Under God the people rule” State Nickname:
South Dakota became a state on November 2, 1889.
It was the 40th state to enter the Union.
By: Kush Patel
State Flower: American Pasque flower
“Under God the people rule”
Mount Rushmore State
State Flag:STATE SYMBOLS
Black Hills Gold
RiversNATURAL RESOURCES PRODUCTS
Spearfish Canyon is a canyon full of waterfalls and natural beauty.MAJOR ATTRACTIONS
Sculptor on it.Gutzon Borglum began drilling into the 6,200 foot Mount Rushmore in 1927.
The faces of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln are sculpted into Mount Rushmore, the world’s greatest mountain carving.
South Dakota has the worlds largest petrified wood park with fossilized remains of life 50 million years old.
The Lakota and Dakota tribes make up the Sioux nation in South Dakota.
Bowdle is known for the tallest water tower in South Dakota.INTERESTING FACTS
www.50states.com on it.
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