Minnesota - 50 States - US Geography

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Minnesota became the 32nd US state on May 11, 1858. Minnesota's official nickname is the "Gopher State," but you may know it better as "The Land of 10,000 Lakes." The name Minnesota comes from the Dakota word for "clear blue water."

Our series of US geography videos "Visit the 50 States," gives you a little history and interesting facts about each state. For every state, you'll learn when it entered the Union, what's its motto, how did it get its nickname, and see what the flag, seal, and state capitol building all look like. We'll find the state capital on the map! There's also fun trivia - do you know the state tree, flower, and bird? Watch and find out!

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Tour Guide: Dylan Rourke
Directed by Michael Harrison
Written & Produced by Kimberly Hatch Harrison
Edited by Andriy Kostyuk

Creative commons picture credits:
Pose Lake, Minnesota
Author: R27182818

Lake Itasca
Author: Fanghong

Lake Pepin
Author: Jonathunder

Water Skiing women
Author: Flying Cloud

Minnehaha Falls
Author: The Statue with the Dictionary

Mall of America sign
Author: René Sinn

Mall of America
Author: Runner1928

Grand Mound

Jeffers Petroglyphs Turtle
Author: Gutworth

Jeffers Petroglyphs Arrow
Author: Gutworth

Pink & White Lady's Slipper
Author: Orchi

Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum
Author: Scrott Catron

Downtown Minneapolis
Author: AlexiusHoratius

Downtown Saint Paul
Author: St. Paul

💬 Comments on the video

This is also the educational State since it is number one on education

Author — Purple MushroomM


Why were Minneapolis and St. Paul so far away on the map? They're literally touching.

Author — Daniel Rovinsky


I will visit Minnesota some day soon.Thank you for your video.

Author — Tran Nguyen


At 0:05, The word St Paul is too far to the right, it's actual location is exactly where the ST is... and you forgot about Duluth at the tip of lake Superior, and it has the 17th largest port in the US, just below Baltimore, Maryland.

Author — Codster121


Minnesota became the 32nd US state on May 11, 1858. Minnesota's official nickname is the "Gopher State, " but you may know it better as "The Land of 10, 000 Lakes." The name Minnesota comes from the Dakota word for "clear blue water." this is my respond

Author — Tự Nguyễn


This is amazing video . I can improve my english and I can learn many things about USA like this videos

Author — Leopold II


"People from Minnesota are considered well-read if they get through the Sears catalog."

- Blanche Devereaux

Author — Stella Maris


Can't wait to go to Minnesota in a few day XD

Author — Matt


Mall of America is the largest mall in North America

Author — Mykal G


This made me feel like a goat sitting in a

Author — Max Lott


we're not the gopher state, we're the north star state.

Author — Casey Kreie


Minnesota: the land of 10, 000 lakes and bordering 1 great lake.
Michigan: the land of 11, 000 lakes and bordering 4 great lakes.
Nothing against Minnesota, though, they're pretty awesome.

Author — RojoFern


its lake win-ima-gosh not wini-ma-goshish

Author — Galaxy vlogs


It was mine sota makocha that was the Dakota word

Author — haha haha