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Michigan, USA, the Great Lakes State
US Territory 1805; 26th state; Statehood, 1837; Capital City, Lansing

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History & Overview. According to the History Channel Website:

Michigan, the Wolverine State, joined the union in 1837. Located in the center of the Great Lakes, Michigan is divided into two land masses known as the Upper and Lower Peninsulas. The Mackinac Bridge, which connects Michigan’s upper peninsula to the rest of the state, spans five miles and is one of the world’s longest suspension bridges. Detroit, the state’s largest city, is the home of the American auto industry and is the birthplace of Motown Records.

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