State Facts

Louisiana,florida, texas

louisiana

capital:Baton Rouge

nickname:pelican state

date of statehood:April 30,1812

state flower: Louisiana iris

state bird:eastern brown pelican

state tree:bald cypress

interesting facts:

  • the flag has a picture of a pelican feeding its babies
  • Louisiana was named in honor of king Louis xiv
  • Baton Rouge hosted in 1983 the special Olympics in Lsu
Tourist Attractions
  • fishing
  • hunting
  • mardigra


flordia

capital: Tallahassee

nickname:the sunshine state

date of statehood:March 3,1845

state flower:orange blossom

state bird:mocking bird

state tree:cabbage palmetto

interesting facts:

  • Florida means ¨feast in flowers in Spanish
  • Haynes city is known as the heart off Florida
  • there are more than 30,000 lakes and over 1,000 golf courses located in Florida

texas

capital: Austin

nickname:the lone star state

date of state hood:December 29,1845

state flower:blue bonnet

state bird:mocking bird

state tree:pecan

interesting facts:

  • the population of Texas is 26,000 not including the 14,000 cattle
  • 70% of the population of Texas lives within 200 miles of Austin
  • Texas includes 267,339 square miles of the nations total area
Tourist Attractions:

  • bluebell
  • the Alamo
  • the Washington county fair grounds

by: clayton schwartz