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The Beaver State
10/31/13

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Title 1
Table of Contents 2
Trivia 3
History 4
Geography 5
Climate 6
Population 7
Tourist 8
Key figures 9
Bibliography 10

Trivia

The state of Oregon has some very interesting facts and now you will learn about some of them. The state of Oregon has an amazing governor, his name is John Kitzhaber. He takes care of his state and does not want anything to bad happen to his state. He focuses on keeping his state clean and safe. The state flower is the Oregon grape for its amazing beauty. It has a thin stem, a tall top and beautiful purple leaves. The state bird of Oregon is the jaw dropping Western Meadowlark. In my opinion it is the most beautiful and outstanding bird of all time in United States. It can’t get any prettier it has an amazing speed that allows it to glide. The state nick name is the Beaver State because of all of the beavers there. Oregon is a cool name, but what’s even cooler is its postal abbreviation OR. It is simple to remember because it is the first two letters in the states name, unlike AZ which is the first and last letter of the alphabet.

History

Oregon’s history is amazing, I have so many things to tell you but unfortunately I can only tell you a few. Oregon’s history has so many cool things, I have learned a lot by doing this research paper. Oregon Territory was created in 1848 and became the 33rd state on February 14, 1859. Did you know that Oregon has more ghost towns than any other state? Eugene was the first street to have a one way street. Did you know that the Oregon state flag has two different pictures on each side and is the only one in the United States? Milk was selected as the states beverage in 1997. The state mushroom is the Pacific Golden Chanter for its color. Oregon’s official state dance is the square dance.…...

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