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land we call Ohio today was part the Northwest Territory that the
United States won by defeating the British in the Revolutionary
Ohio was admitted into the Union as the 17th state in 1803. The state gets its name from the river that forms its southern
border. Ohio is an Iroquois word meaning "great
The capital of the "Buckeye State" is
Columbus, and, not surprisingly, the state tree is the buckeye.
Highly populated, Ohio is situated between the Eastern Seaboard
and the Midwest, and is known for the fact that eight presidents
were either born or lived there.
The flower is the scarlet carnation.