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Michigan – the Wolverine State

   
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Michigan Printables

 

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American Robin

Michigan State Bird: American Robin

 

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Michigan State Bird: American Robin

 

Top Five Facts

 

1. ) Detroit is known as the car capital of the world and serves as the world headquarters of many important car manufacturing corporations.

2. ) Many of the world’s most famous R&B musicians such as Stevie Wonder, the Temptations, the Jackson 5, the Supremes, and Marvin Gaye began their careers at Motown Records in Detroit.

3. ) The Mackinac Bridge, which connects the upper and lower peninsulas of Michigan, and which spans over five miles in length, is one of the world’s largest suspension bridges.

4. ) Michigan has the longest freshwater shoreline in the world.

5. ) Michigan has more than 11,000 inland lakes.

 

Michigan in History

 
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Explorations of Robert Sieur de la Salle

Explorations of Marquette and Joliet

French and Indian War

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Battle of Frenchtown and the Raisin River Massacre

Surrender of Fort Detroit

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Union States in the Civil War

 

How does the history of Michigan compare to the histories of other states? Click below to try State History Rater

 
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Michigan People

 

Ty Cobb, Detroit Ttigers

 

Iroquois Nation

Ty Cobb

Derek Jeter

 

Michigan in Detail

 
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Selected Michigan Video – Isle Royale