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Nebraska: The Cornhusker State
     

Nebraska: The Cornhusker State

by Jean Craven (Consultant), Michael Flocker
 
The name Nebraska comes from the Native American word nebrathka, or "flat water," a reference to the state's broad Platte River. The waters of the Platte have made it possible for Nebraska to develop into an agricultural machine that helps feed the world. Corn may be king here, but the state has also raised a diverse crop of famous Americans, from Willa Cather and

Overview

The name Nebraska comes from the Native American word nebrathka, or "flat water," a reference to the state's broad Platte River. The waters of the Platte have made it possible for Nebraska to develop into an agricultural machine that helps feed the world. Corn may be king here, but the state has also raised a diverse crop of famous Americans, from Willa Cather and Malcolm X to Marlon Brando and Dick Cheney.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780836851403
Publisher:
Gareth Stevens Publishing
Publication date:
07/28/2002
Series:
World Almanac Library of the States
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
7.78(w) x 10.44(h) x 0.41(d)
Age Range:
10 - 13 Years

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