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All About Missouri

by Mary Ann Kelley

State Facts

Missouri was the 24th state to join the union. It became a state on August 10, 1821.

State facts about Missouri

Capital - Jefferson City

Abbreviation - MO

Nickname - The Show Me State

Motto - "Salus populi suprema lex esto " - The welfare of the people shall be the supreme law

Song - Missouri Waltz

Bird - Bluebird

Flower - White Hawthorn

Insect - Honey bee

Area - approximately 69,709 square miles

Websites for studying about Missouri

Missouri State Symbols Games

Worksheets and puzzles for kids to learn more about Missouri

A to Z Kids Stuff - Missouri

Fun Educational Activities

The 50 States - Missouri

From TeachersFirst. A comprehensive resource on Missouri

Mr. Donn.org - Missouri

Mr. Donn has been online for as long as I can remember and he has one of the largest collections of social studies resources available. This is his collection of Missouri resources.

Explore the States - Missouri

From the Library of Congress. Games and stories of America's past.

50 States.com - Missouri

Facts & Trivia about Missouri

RoadsideAmerica.com - Missouri

Unique tourist attractions and landmarks in Missouri

Awesome America - Missouri

Loads of fun facts, photos, and travel information about Missouri.

Missouri Map/Quiz Printout

EnchantedLearning.com

NETSTATE.COM - Missouri

From NetState.com. Learn about Missouri.

H.I.P. Pocket Change Coin Coloring sheet - Missouri

Created by the U.S. Mint, these coloring pages can be accessed through Wayback Archives.

Missouri Virtual Field Trips

Harry S Truman NHSIndependence

Virtual field trip onlineHome to a People's President - Harry Truman's story is one of hope & frustration, choice & chance. As President, he took the US from its traditional isolationism into the age of international involvement. Visitors experience the surroundings Harry Truman knew from his formative years as a 22-year-old youth of modest ambition through his retirement and death at age 88 as a former president of the United States.

Miniature MuseumSt. Louis

Virtual field trip onlineThe museum opened June 27, 2001 and features dollhouse miniatures in all scales. The museum has a gift shop and a library devoted to miniatures.

More Missouri field trips ...

Thanks to graphicmaps.com for the state graphics

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