Oklahoma was the 46th state to join the union. It became a state on November 16, 1907.
Capital - Oklahoma City
Abbreviation - OK
Nickname - Sooner State
Motto - "Labor omnia vincit" - Labor Conquers All Things
Song - "Oklahoma!" by Rodgers and Hammerstein
Bird - Scissor-Tailed Flycatcher
Flower - Oklahoma Rose
Insect - Honey Bee
Area - approximately 69,903 square miles
Websites for studying about Oklahoma
Worksheets and puzzles for kids to learn more about Oklahoma
What is Forestry? Connecting Oklahoma Communities is a Project Learning Tree based program that opens the doors of communication between the people of our great state. Your input, support and involvement are encouraged.
Fun Educational Activities
Information about Oklahoma. State study guides have been added to the Fast Facts pages
From TeachersFirst. A comprehensive resource on Oklahoma
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 Oklahoma resources.
From the Library of Congress. Games and stories of America's past.
Facts & Trivia about Oklahoma
Unique tourist attractions and landmarks in Oklahoma
Loads of fun facts, photos, and travel information about Oklahoma.
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.
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