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New Jersey State Facts – Part...

51. Crops – The state’s most valuable fruit crops are blueberries and cranberries. 52. The most valuable livestock products raised in New Jersey are horses, making up about 12% of the state’s total agricultural receipts. 53. New...

New jersey State Facts – Part...

26. State bird – Eastern Goldfinch 27. State fish – Brook Trout 28. State colors – Buff and Jersey Blue 29. State bug – Honey Bee 30. State flower – Common Meadow Violet 31. State fruit – Highbush Blueberry 32. State...

New Jersey State Facts – Part...

State Capital – Trenton State nickname – The Garden State State motto – Liberty and prosperity Population – 8,791,894 (2010 Census) Population rank – 11th Physical Size – 8,721 sq. mi. Physical Size rank –...

Illinois State Facts – Part IV

76. The worst prison camp during the Civil War in terms of percentages of death was at Rock Island in Illinois. 77. Illinois boasts the highest number of personalized license plates, more than any other state. 78. The Chicago Public...

Illinois State Facts – Part III

51. Famous events – The Black Hawk War was a brief conflict fought in 1832 between the United States and Native Americans headed by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. The war started soon after Black Hawk and other Native Americans crossed into...