Iowa: The Hawkeye State

Iowa: The Hawkeye State

by Michael A. Martin

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Iowa: The Hawkeye State by Michael A. Martin

Iowa's golden plains and fertile farmlands support an independent-minded people accustomed to setting and meeting high standards. The state held an early, historic stance against slavery and racism, and its long history of excellence in education is reflected in a high literacy rate. Notable Iowans include legendary actor John Wayne and artist Grant Wood, whose paintings capture the vibrancy of life in the Hawkeye State.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780836853032
Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing
Publication date: 07/28/2002
Series: World Almanac Library of the States
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.34(w) x 10.08(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 10 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction4
Almanac6
History8
The People16
The Land20
Economy & Commerce24
Politics & Government28
Culture & Lifestyle32
Notable People38
Time Line42
State Events & Attractions44
More About Iowa46
Index47

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