Social Change

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Population

The government’s latest population check for Oregon, CA was about 3.5 million people. Oregon is a diverse state. It has 86.6% Caucasian, 3.0% Asian, 1.6 % African-American, and 8.0% Hispanic-American.

Cities

The capital of Oregon is Salem. Portland is the largest city in Oregon. Then Eugene is the second largest city in Oregon. Then Gresham is the third largest city Oregon.
Portland, Oregon
Portland, Oregon

Facts
Oregon state animal is the beaver. The reason why it’s the beaver is because of it’s population. Oregon State Bird is the Western Meadowlark. The Western Meadowlark is mostly yellow.

Oregon State Flower is the Oregon Grape. The Oregon Grape is yellow and is related to the barberry.

Motto & Nickname
Oregon’s motto is “She flies with her own wings”. This motto became the state motto in 1987 replacing “The Union”. Oregon’s state nickname is “The Beaver State” because Oregon has a lot of Beavers. People also call it The Beaver State because people go to Oregon for beaver fur.

Temperature & Products
Oregon’s temperature in the Winter is about 39.4 degrees. Oregon's temperature in the Summer is about 81.6 degrees.

Oregon is famous for it’s Hazelnut products. People in Oregon use Hazelnuts in many snacks.

The Governor
Oregon’s Governor is John Albert Kitzhaber. John Kitzhaber was born on March 5th, 1947 in Colfax, Washington. John is a medical educator and Oregon’s governor.

Historic Events
In 1859, Oregon became a state. Oregon was the 33rd state to be found. Oregon was admitted to the union in 1859. Oregon was found on February 14th, 1859.

People walked on the 2,000 mile Oregon Trail to get to Oregon. People traveled in wagons, by horse, and by foot. The Oregon Trail was dangerous and deadly because of all the walking and river crossing.…...

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