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The Mount Rushmore State
   is a nickname for the state of   
South Dakota
Official nickname. Named for the epic sculpture of the faces of four exalted American presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln.
South Dakota
   state capital is   
Pierre
Badlands National Park
   is located in   
South Dakota
Founded in 1978, encompasses 379 mi².
Wind Cave National Park
   is located in   
South Dakota
Founded in 1903, encompasses 44 mi².
Missouri River
   runs through   
South Dakota
I-90
   crosses   
South Dakota
I-29
   crosses   
South Dakota
South Dakota
   has the state flower   
Pasque Flower
South Dakota
   has the Postal Abbreviation   
SD
South Dakota
   has the motto   
"Under God, The People Rule"
South Dakota
   flag is   

The flag symbolises a golden sun in a field of sky blue.
Ring the Bells
   is the fight song of   
South Dakota State University
Hail South Dakota
   is the fight song of   
University of South Dakota
Yankton FPC
   is situated in   
South Dakota
Federal Prison Camp
Dances With Wolves (1990)
   was set in   
South Dakota
Director: Kevin Costner
North Dakota
   lies to the north of   
South Dakota
North dakota wanted to change its name to just dakota.
South Dakota
   lies to the north of   
Nebraska
South Dakota
   has   
Mt. Rushmore and a Chinese Ring-necked Pheasant
Joined in 1889, quarter released in 2006
South Dakota
   the highest point is   
Harney Peak, 7,242 Feet
Jewell Cave National Monument
   is located in   
South Dakota
Black Hills National Forest
   is situated in   
South Dakota
South Dakota State University
   is situated in   
Brookings
United States
University of South Dakota
   is situated in   
Vermillion
United States
South Dakota
   has   
503 to 504
U.S.S. South Dakota
      
13 Battle Stars for WWII Service
Commissioned March 1942 -- BB-57
Rapid City
   is situated in   
South Dakota
Sioux Falls
   is situated in   
South Dakota
South Dakota
   has the   
Ring-necked Pheasant Aka Common Pheasant
(Phasianus colchicus)1943
South Dakota
   has a population of   
796,214
47th among all States and Territories
Kuchen
   is/are an official state food of   
South Dakota
A cake with an apple filling
The Sunshine State
   is a nickname for the state of   
South Dakota
Unofficial nickname. Was the official nickname until it was relaced in 1980 by Mount Rushmore State.
Coyote State
   is a nickname for the state of   
South Dakota
Unofficial nickname. Refers to the large number of coyotes in South Dakota. South Dakota adopted the Coyote as state animal in 1949.
South Dakota
   has the state insect   
Honeybee
South Dakota State University
   is in   
Brookings
South Dakota
University of South Dakota
   is in   
Vermillion
Sand Lake
   is located in   
South Dakota
Waubay
   is located in   
South Dakota
40th
   state to join the union was   
South Dakota
November 2, 1889
South Dakota
   joined the U.S.A in   
1889
November 2, 1889
Rapid City, South Dakota
   was performed by   
Kinky Friedman
1974






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