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All About Alabama. What is the capital of Alabama?. Montgomery. What is Alabama’s state flower?. Camellia. What is Alabama’s state bird?. Yellowhammer. What is Alabama’s Nickname?. “Yellowhammer State” and “Heart of Dixie”. Who is the governor of Alabama?. Robert Bentley.

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what is alabama s nickname
What is Alabama’s Nickname?
  • “Yellowhammer State” and “Heart of Dixie”
what are alabama s agricultural products
What are Alabama’s agricultural products?
  • Poultry and Eggs
  • Cattle
  • Peanuts
  • Cotton
  • Grains
alabama industries
Alabama Industries
  • Steel Production
  • Automotive Manufacturing
what states border alabama
What states border Alabama?
  • North – Tennessee
  • South – Florida
  • West – Mississippi
  • East - Georgia
what are the two main rivers in alabama
What are the two main rivers in Alabama?
  • Alabama River and Tombigbee River
alabama s state motto
Alabama’s State Motto
  • “We Dare Maintain Our Rights”
  • The idea for Alabama's state motto came from Marie Bankhead Owen of the Alabama Department of Archives and History while searching for a phrase to be put on the state coat of arms (completed in 1923).
  • The motto was inspired by a poem by the 18th-century author Sir William Jones which includes the stanza,

"What constitutes a state? . . . Men who their duties know, but know their rights, and knowing, dare maintain."

famous people from alabama
Famous People From Alabama
  • Harper Lee
    • Famous author, wrote To Kill a Mockingbird
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Famous People From Alabama
  • Willie Mays
    • Famous Baseball Player
    • Elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1979
    • He ended his career with 660 home runs
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Famous People From Alabama
  • Rosa Parks
    • “Mother of the Modern Day Civil Rights Movement”
    • Refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white man, was arrested, and it later started the Montgomery Bus Boycott
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Famous People From Alabama
  • Helen Keller
    • First deaf/blind person to earn a college degree
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Famous People From Alabama
  • Hank Williams
    • Famous singer, songwriter, and musician
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Famous People From Alabama
  • Heather Leigh Whitestone McCallum
    • First deaf Miss America title holder, having lost most of her hearing at the age of 18 months