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The Hawkeye State
   is a nickname for the state of   
Iowa
Unofficial nickname. Nobody is quite sure where the name "Hawkeye" came from, it may have been coined as a tribute to the Indian leader, Chief Black Hawk. It seems to have applied to Iowans from around 1840, and The Hawkeye State is first recorded around 1859.
Iowa
   state capital is   
Des Moines
Iowa
   has the   
Hawkeyes
Iowa City, Iowa
Iowa State
   has the   
Cyclones
Ames, Iowa
Iowa
   plays in the   
Big Ten
Iowa City, Iowa
Iowa State
   plays in the   
Big 12
Ames, Iowa
Mississippi River
   runs through   
Iowa
Missouri River
   runs through   
Iowa
The Missouri River runs through several states in the Midwest and is the Longest River in the United States.
I-80
   crosses   
Iowa
I-74
   crosses   
Iowa
I-35
   crosses   
Iowa
I-29
   crosses   
Iowa
Iowa
   has the state flower   
Wild Prairie
Iowa
   has the Postal Abbreviation   
IA
Iowa
   has the motto   
"Our Liberties We Prize And Our Rights We Will Maintain"
Iowa
   flag is   

The red, white and blue stripes resemble the French flag, symbolizing Iowa's status as part of the Louisiana Purchase.
Iowa
   has the telephone area code   
515
Iowa
   has the telephone area code   
319
Iowa
   has the telephone area code   
712
Field of Dreams (1989)
   was set in   
Iowa
Kevin Costner
Terry Branstad
   is Governor of   
Iowa
Republican 2011
Iowa
   has   
A One-room School House With Students Planting a Tree
Joined union in 1846, quarter released in 2004
Sioux City, Cedar Rapids, Davenport
   are all   
Cities in Iowa
Wisconsin, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Iowa
   are all   
US States Named After American Indian Words
Iowa
   the highest point is   
Hawkeye Point 1,670 Feet
Effigy Mounds National Monument
   is located in   
Iowa
Iowa State University
   is situated in   
Ames
United States
Upper Iowa University
   is situated in   
Fayette
United States
University of Iowa
   is situated in   
Iowa City
United States
Iowa Wesleyan College
   is situated in   
Mount Pleasant
United States
U.S.S. Iowa
      
Admiral Halsey's Flagship for Formal Japanese Surrender in Sept. 1945
Commissioned Feb. 1943 -- BB-61
University of Iowa
   has   
Herky the Hawk
Athletics mascot
Davenport
   is situated in   
Iowa
Des Moines
   is situated in   
Iowa
Dubuque
   is situated in   
Iowa
Archdiocese
Sioux City
   is situated in   
Iowa
Iowa
   has the   
Eastern Goldfinch Aka American Goldfinch
(Carduelis tristis)1933
Ministers Do Not Need a Permit to Carry Their Liquor Across State Lines in Iowa
   is   
False
Iowa
   has a population of   
2,988,046
31st among all States and Territories
Baxoje
   is the original tribal name of the   
Ioway / Iowa
Baxoje (also Pahoja) means "dusted faces" or "gray snow". Ioway or Iowa (also Aiaouez) from a word in their language meaning "sleepy" or "sleepy ones". The tribe is the reason the state of Iowa got its name.
Pahoja
   is the original tribal name of the   
Ioway / Iowa
Pahoja (also Baxoje) means "dusted faces" or "gray snow". Ioway or Iowa (also Aiaouez) from a word in their language meaning "sleepy" or "sleepy ones". The tribe is the reason the state of Iowa got its name.
University of Iowa
   is in   
Iowa City
Iowa
Iowa State University
   is in   
Ames
Iowa
University of Northern Iowa
   is in   
Cedar Falls
DeSoto
   is located in   
Iowa
Traditional waterfowl flyway
Neal Smith
   is located in   
Iowa
Mission to re-construct tallgrass prairie and restore oak savanna
Northern Tallgrass Prairie
   is located in   
Iowa
Working to preserve a portion of the remaining remnant tracts of tallgrass prairie
29th
   state to join the union was   
Iowa
December 28, 1846
Iowa
   joined the U.S.A in   
1846
December 28, 1846
Herbert Hoover
   was born in   
Iowa






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