Indiana

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by Bandini
Last updated 7 years ago

Discipline:
Social Studies
Subject:
Geography
Grade:
4

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Indiana

Indianapolis 500 - Visit the greatest spectacle in racing in May at the largest sporting facility in the world.Lake Monroe - Located in Southern Indiana it is the the largest lake in the state and was completed by the Corps. of Engineers in 1965.Madison - Charles Kuralt named this "the most beautiful river town in America". Located along the Ohio river Madison provides tourists with many beautiful sites.Vincennes - Founded in 1732 Vincennes is Indiana's oldest city with many interesting French influences in the buildings and homes. Vincennes Univerity is Indiana's oldest college.

Famous Hoosiers

1787 - Northwest Territory enacted1809 - Treaty of Ft. Wayne signed1809- Western part of Indiana Territory became Illinois Territory1811 - Battle of Tippecanoe1816 - Indiana becomes the 19th State

Abraham Lincoln - US PresidentWm. Henry Harrison - US PresidentMadam C.J. Walker - Entrepreneur and PhilanthropistJames Whitcomb Riley - PoetT.C. Steele - ArtistHoagy Carmichael - MusicianRed Skelton - EntertainerJames Dean - ActorTwyla Tharp - Choreographer and DancerSteve McQueen - ActorDavid Letterman - ComedianJohn Mellencamp - Musician

Government

Mike Pence (R) Current Govenor of IndianaSue Ellspermann (R) Current Lt. Governor

Early Indiana People

Mound BuildersIroquoisMiamiFrenchEnglish

Indiana

Places to Visit

Timeline

My Hometown

State Motto - Crossroads of AmericaState Capital - IndianapolisState Bird - CardinalIndiana Natives nicknamed "Hoosiers"

Wm. Henry Harrison

Humphreys ParkLinton, IN


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