What is the motto of each state?

What is the motto of each state?

List of State Mottos

US State State Motto
Illinois State sovereignty, national union
Indiana The Crossroads of America
Iowa Our liberties we prize and our rights we will maintain
Kansas Ad astra per aspera (To the stars through difficulties)

Does Texas have a state motto?

FriendshipTexas / Motto

Friendship was adopted as the Texas state motto in February 1930. The motto was most likely chosen because the name of Texas or Tejas was the Spanish pronunciation of the local Indian tribe’s word teyshas or thecas meaning friends or allies.

What are the 50 state nicknames?

States with Capitals and Their Nicknames

Alabama Montgomery Yellowhammer State
Alaska Juneau The Last Frontier
Arizona Phoenix The Grand Canyon State
Arkansas Little Rock The Natural State
California Sacramento The Golden State

What’s the motto of California?

EurekaCalifornia / Motto

What is California called?

The Golden StateCalifornia / Nickname
“The Golden State” has long been a popular designation for California and was made the official State Nickname in 1968. It is particularly appropriate since California’s modern development can be traced back to the discovery of gold in 1848 and fields of golden poppies can be seen each spring throughout the state.

Which state does not have a one word motto?

Kentucky, North Dakota, and Vermont also have two mottos, one in Latin and the other in English. All other states and territories have only one motto, except for Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands, which do not have any mottos.

What is the Montana motto?

Oro y Plata
“Oro y Plata” is Spanish for “Gold and Silver” and hearkens back to when mining ruled Montana, and the state was nicknamed the “Treasure State.” It’s the state motto. (The rest of the seal depicts mountains, the Great Falls of the Missouri River, a miner’s pick and shovel, trees and a plow.)

What is the state motto of Alaska?

North to the futureAlaska / Motto
“North to the Future” – Our motto was chosen in 1967 during the Alaska Purchase Centennial and was created by Juneau newsman Richard Peter.

What is every state’s nickname?

List of nicknames of U.S. states

state nickname
Alabama Cotton State, Yellowhammer State
Alaska The Last Frontier
Arizona Grand Canyon State
Arkansas Natural State

What is the Lone Star flag?

The flag of Texas is the official flag of the U.S. state of Texas. It is well known for its prominent single white star which gives the flag its commonly-used name: “Lone Star Flag”. This lone star, in turn, gives rise to the state’s nickname: “The Lone Star State”.