Rylie - Louisiana Symbols

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Rylie - Louisiana Symbols
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  1. Origin of the name of the state
    Land of Louis, LaSalle, King Loui XIV
  2. State nicknames
    Pelican State
  3. State seal
    blue and gold with a mother pelican feeding her babies
  4. State Flag
    blue and gold with a mother pelican feeding her babies
  5. Number of flags flown over the state
    10
  6. Name of governmental units within the state
    Parishes
  7. Number of governmental units
    64
  8. Date admitted to the union
    April 30, 1812
  9. State number
    18
  10. Governor of Louisiana
    Bobby Jindal
  11. Highest Point
    Driskill Mountain - 533 fet (48th)
  12. Lowest POint
    New Orleans, 8 ft. below sea level (2nd)
  13. Largest River
    Mississippi River
  14. Largest City
    New Orleans
  15. State colors
    Blue, white and gold
  16. State motto
    Union, Justice and Confidence
  17. State song #1
    "Give Me Louisiana"
  18. State song #2
    • "You are my Sunshine"
    • Govenor Jimmy Davis
  19. State Capital
    Baton Rouge
  20. State bird
    Eastern Brown Pelican
  21. State dog
    Catahoula Leopard dog
  22. State drink
    Milk
  23. State flower
    Magnolia
  24. State wildflower
    Louisiana Iris
  25. State tree
    Bald Cypress
  26. STate fossil
    Petrified palmwood
  27. State gemstone
    Agate
  28. State insect
    Honeybee
  29. State reptile
    alligator
  30. Sate crustacean
    crawfish
  31. State freshwater fish
    White perch, crappie
  32. State mammal
    black bear
  33. State musical instrument
    Diatonia accordion
  34. State professional football team
    New Orleans Saints
  35. State Fruit
    strawberry
  36. State amphibian
    Green tree frog
  37. Area of the state
    50,000 square miles
  38. Most famous festival
    Mardi gras
  39. First American govenor
    WCC Clayborn
  40. 5 coutnries who have owned Lousiana
    France, Spain, England, US, Confederates
  41. State Pledge of Allegiance
    "I pledge of Allegiance to the flag of the State of Louisiana and to the motto for which it stands: a state, under God, united in prupose and ideals, confident that justice shall prevail for all those abiding here."

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