North Dakota was the 39 state to join the union. It became a state on November 2, 1889.
Capital - Bismarck
Abbreviation - ND
Nickname - Peace Garden State, Flickertail State, Roughrider State
Motto - "Liberty and union, now and forever, one and inseparable"
Song - North Dakota Hymn
Bird - Western Meadowlark
Flower - Wild Prairie Rose
Area - approximately 70,704 square miles
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Worksheets and puzzles for kids to learn more about North Dakota
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From TeachersFirst. A comprehensive resource on North Dakota
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 North Dakota resources.
From the Library of Congress. Games and stories of America's past.
Facts & Trivia about North Dakota
Unique tourist attractions and landmarks in North Dakota
Loads of fun facts, photos, and travel information about North Dakota.
In 1999, the United States Mint began striking a new quarter about every ten weeks to honor one of the 50 states—that is, five new quarters every year—until the program ended. The quarters were struck in the same order as the states' birthdays.
North Dakota Virtual Field Trips
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