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Flag of Wisconsin The official flag of Wisconsin has the coat of arms of the State in the center. "Wisconsin" and "1848" are written at the top and bottom of the coat of arms.
Map of Wisconsin
Explore the map of Wisconsin; 23rd largest by total area and 20th most populous of the 50 US states. Its capital is Madison and the largest city is Milwaukee. Wisconsin is comprised of 72 counties. Refer to this Wisconsin map for more on the 30th state of the United States.
Wisconsin Map features: - This state is in the north-central of the United States with Minnesota to the west, Iowa to the southwest, Illinois to the south, Michigan to the northeast and Lake Superior to the north. Lake Michigan is on its east side. Madison, the capital city of Wisconsin, is located close to major attractions such as Henry Vilas Zoo, Mount Cascade and the Circus World Museum. Milwaukee, the largest city, is home to Mitchell Park and Pabst Theater. The airports shown are near Appleton, Green Bay and Wausau. Forests and national lakes that are scattered across Wisconsin are also depicted on the map.
History of Wisconsin
Wisconsin was originally dominated by a group of Indian tribes in the 17th century. The group included the Kickapoo, the Menominee-speaking Algonquian, the Winnebago-speaking Siouan, Iowa and Sioux.
The first known explorer who entered Wisconsin by chance was a Frenchman named Jean Nicolet. He appears to be on a mission to find a northwestern route to China.
He sailed west from the Gulf of Georgia over the Great Lakes in 1634. Jean Nicolet is believed to have landed near Green Bay at the Red Banks. This was followed by the arrival of the Medard des Groseilliers and Pierre Radisson into Green Bay and Chequamegon Bay during (1654-66) and (1659-60) respectively and where the fur trade with the Indians began. During the 1763 French and Indian War, the French lost control of Wisconsin to Great Britain.
Wisconsin was in British possession until 1783 when Britain signed the Treaty of Paris, and control of the state transferred to the United States. However, the founding of the United States became evident after the 1812 War between Great Britain and the United States and Wisconsin's economy expanded as it replaced the fur trade with lead mining.
Due to the lead mining boom in southwestern Wisconsin and northwestern Illinois, Wisconsin Americans were clearly visible around the 1820s. The availability of easy mineral assets led to a wave of immigration. from all over America and even Europe. The miners seek shelter in self-made holes, which earned them the nickname "badgers". This led to the moniker "State of Badger" of Wisconsin. The influx of white settlers and miners in the Midwest led to tension as the federal government, along with new settlers, attempted to remove Native Americans from their native lands. The Indians were strongly and eventually rejected after the Winnebago War of 1827 and the Black Hawk War of 1832.
The absence of any obstruction from Native Americans led to the emergence of new settlers in Wisconsin, which subsequently led to the formation of the Wisconsin Territory in 1836. The year 1840 witnessed The entry of more settlers into Wisconsin. On May 29, 1848, it became state and became the 30th state of the United States.
Bordered by Minnesota and Michigan to the north, Illinois to the south, Lake Michigan to the east, and Minnesota and Iowa to the west, Wisconsin is spread across a total area of 65,503 square miles. This makes it the 23rd largest state in the United States. The state of Wisconsin is divided into five geographic regions; Lake Superior Lowlands, Northern Highlands, Eastern Lowlands and Mountains, Central Plains and Western Highlands. It is famous for many geographical features such as lakes, forests, mountains and rivers.
The state's highest point is Timms Hill, at 1,951 feet above sea level and located in the Northern Highlands. The lowest point is Lake Michigan at 581 feet above sea level. The Northern Plateau also consists of coniferous and hardwood forests and numerous large glacial lakes. Unique sandstone formations together with lush agricultural land form the core attraction of the Central Delta. The Eastern Range and Lowlands are home to the Niagara Cliffs, Magnesian Cliffs and Black River Cliffs and some of Wisconsin's top cities. The highlands in the west are a mix of forest and agricultural land.
While the state's main rivers are the Wisconsin, Mississippi and St. Croix, the main lakes are Lake Michigan, Lake Superior, and Lake Winnebago. The highest recorded temperature in the state was 114 degrees Fahrenheit on July 13, 1936 in Wisconsin Dells. The lowest recorded temperature was –55 degrees F in the village of Couderay.
Tourism: Wisconsin is endowed with a number of great destinations and a variety of outdoor activities like boating, skiing, hiking, and more. against the state's beautiful nature. According to the Department of Tourism, Wisconsin ranks third in the list of US tourism industries. Some of the top tourist destinations to note are:
House on rock
World Circus Museum
Dell of the Wisconsin River
Wisconsin is an ideal place for all sports, museums, wine and beer lovers, food ... In short, it has something special for every visitor.
Facts about Wisconsin
Wisconsin took its name from an indigenous American term meaning the act of taking water.
The first generation miners from Wisconsin used to carve hillside houses or make their own on the shafts. This habit is similar to Badgers. This is why the state has its pet name Badger State.
Wisconsin is one of the leading cheese producers in the United States. Its dairy agriculture has been greatly supported by useful climatic, topographical and soil conditions.
Wisconsin is also known as "The Land of Milk of America" because it is a large milk production area
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Michigan Flag The official Michigan flag has a blue background with the Michigan Emblem featuring a shield consisting of a man holding a gun to show that people have the ability to defend their rights. Bald eagles and other prominent Michigan animals also found their place on the flag.
About Michigan Map:
Michigan's map shows the Midwest state bordered with four of the Great Lakes - Lake Superior, Michigan, Huron and Erie. The Motown Museum in Detroit, the Potter Park Zoo in Lansing, and the Michigan Theater are some of the popular attractions in Michigan shown on the map. In addition to federal and state highways, important cities such as Jackson, Grand Rapids and Bay City are also clearly described. Nearby airports and national forests are also indicated on the map.
Introduction to the State of Michigan
Located in the Great Lakes and Midwest regions of the United States, Michigan is also known as the werewolf state; However, the animal is rarely found in the state. Michigan is the 11th largest state in the country by area and the 10th most populous state with 9,928 million people as of 2016. The capital city of Michigan is Lansing, while its largest city is Detroit. Michigan is comprised of 83 counties.
Before Europeans came to Michigan, the area was inhabited by Native American tribes. The Algonquians, the most populous, include people from the following tribes: the Anishinaabe group of Ojibwe, the Odaawaa / Odawa (Ottawa), and the Boodewaadamii / Bodéwadmi (Potawatomi). In 1622, Europeans began to settle in the area, and in 1688 the first permanent European settlement was established. In 1679, Fort Miami was built by the French explorer Robert Cavelier, Sieur de la Salle in what is today known as St. Joseph. In 1691, a trading post and Fort St. Joseph was founded by the French. It is located along the river St. Joseph which is today known as the city of Niles.
Michigan was under French rule; however, the Treaty of Paris, signed in 1763, placed the state under British rule. Michigan played a prominent role during the American Revolutionary War and during this period Detroit was an important British supply center. After the war ended, British control continued over Michigan and Detroit, and in 1791 the states became part of Kent County in Upper Canada. However, in 1796, under the Treaty of Jay, Britain gave Detroit and several other posts in Michigan to the United States. In 1805, Michigan Territory was created and Detroit became the garrison of the Government. In 1837 it was admitted as a free state to the Union and in 1847 the state capital was moved from Detroit to the town of Lansing.
Geography of Michigan
Michigan is spread over an area of 96,716 square miles. Michigan shares borders with the US states of Indiana, Ohio, Wisconsin and Ontario, a province of Canada. The state also shares water boundaries with the US states of Minnesota and Illinois. In addition, Lake Superior, Lake Huron and Lake Michigan are bordered by the state. Michigan includes the Upper and Lower Peninsula. While the upper peninsula has many forests, the lower peninsula is shaped like a glove. Mount Arvon, at 1,979 feet, is the state's highest point, while Lake Erie at 571 feet is the lowest point in the state. Some of the major islands that stand out in the state are North Manitou and South Manitou, Beaver, Fox and Isle Royale among others. Some of the state's major rivers are the Detroit River, the St. River. Marys and the River St. Clair.
Tourist destinations in Michigan
The Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is a must-visit destination noted for its stunning landscape. A visit to Colonial Michilimackinac in Mackinaw City will take you back in time. As a French fur trade village and 18th century military outpost, the village was destroyed in 1781 when it was burned down. Here you will receive highlights of British occupation and the era of the American Revolution. Michigan History Museum, located in Lansing, brings to light the history of Michigan from prehistoric times to the 1990s. Other must-see spots are State Capitol, Mackinac Island, Isle Royale National Park, Coast National Pictured Rocks, Mackinac Bridge, among others. Transportation in Michigan
Michigan is well connected by air, rail and land. The largest airport in the state is Wayne Detroit Metropolitan County Airport, followed by Gerald R. Ford International Airport in Grand Rapids. The third largest airport in Michigan is Flint Bishop International Airport. Four Type I railroads serving Michigan include: Canada National Railways, Canada Pacific Railways, CSX Transport and Norfolk South Railway. In addition, many southern and western cities in Michigan are connected to Chicago in Illinois by Amtrak train. Some of the important highways that pass through the state are I-75, I-69, I-94 and I-96.
Education in Michigan
Michigan has a long history of education with numerous private colleges and universities. Some of the most prominent universities are Central Michigan University, University of Michigan, Michigan State University, Michigan University of Technology, Oakland University, Wayne State University and Western Michigan University.
Interesting facts about Michigan
Michigan is the only state in the country that includes two peninsulas - the Lower Peninsula and the Upper Peninsula.
Detroit, Michigan's largest city, is also known as the car capital of the world.
Michigan is the only state or region in the world with a floating post office.