A HistoryBook - 2012
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On August 1, 1876, Colorado was the 38th state admitted to the union. The state was named for the Colorado River, named Rio Colorado by early Spanish explorers. Colorado is nicknamed the "Centennial State" because it became a state one century after the signing of the Declaration of Independence. State Symbols Motto: Nil sine numine (nothing without providence) Nickname: Centennial State … (more)
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A history of the lives, roles and contributions of women in Colorado from prehistory to the present.