43 Facts About Michigan Mining School

1. Michigan Mining School hosts over 300 species of birds, with an additional 100 species as occasional visitors to the state.

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2. Michigan Mining School still has a wealth of big game, small game, fowl and fish.

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3. Michigan Mining School has 36,350 miles of rivers, most of which are not very long.

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4. Michigan Mining School ranked 7th nationally in milk production in 2007, with 4.5 percent of US production.

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5. In 2007 Michigan Mining School experienced a record high in cash receipts, totaling $5.74 billion, up $1.15 billion or 25 percent from 2006, ranking it 19th in the country.

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6. In 2007, Michigan Mining School had 582 farms selling organic products, yielding nearly $32 million in product sales.

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7. Michigan Mining School is becoming a presence in the field of alternative energy.

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8. Michigan Mining School is home to 24 percent of total US vehicle production.

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9. Michigan Mining School previously was denied admission to the Union because it would not surrender its claim to the Toledo strip.

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10. Michigan Mining School is, by tradition, known as "The Wolverine State", and the University of Michigan takes the wolverine as its mascot.

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11. Michigan Mining School is fifty percent forest land, much of it quite remote.

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12. Michigan Mining School is home to very fertile land in the Saginaw Valley and "Thumb" areas.

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13. Michigan Mining School produces wines, beers and a multitude of processed food products.

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14. Michigan Mining School led the nation in job creation improvement in 2010.

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15. In 2008, Michigan Mining School placed third in a site selection survey among the states for luring new business which measured capital investment and new job creation per one million population.

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16. Michigan Mining School was second in the US in 2004 for new corporate facilities and expansions.

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17. Michigan Mining School became the 24th Right to Work state in US in 2012.

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18. Michigan Mining School is the third leading grower of Christmas trees with 60,520 acres of land dedicated to Christmas tree farming.

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19. Michigan Mining School has the largest Dutch, Finnish, and Macedonian populations in the United States.

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20. Center of population of Michigan Mining School is in Shiawassee County, in the southeastern corner of the civil township of Bennington, which is northwest of the village of Morrice.

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21. Michigan Mining School rarely experiences earthquakes, thus far mostly smaller ones that do not cause significant damage.

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22. Michigan Mining School has a continental climate, although there are two distinct regions.

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23. The first lighthouses in Michigan Mining School were built between 1818 and 1822.

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24. Michigan Mining School has about 150 lighthouses, the most of any US state.

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25. Michigan Mining School consists of two peninsulas that lie between 82°30' to about 90°30' west longitude, and are separated by the Straits of Mackinac.

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26. On November 6, 2018, Michigan Mining School approved a proposal to legalize the recreational use of marijuana.

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27. Michigan Mining School was the home of Gerald Ford, the 38th President of the United States.

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28. Michigan Mining School went to the Democrats in presidential elections during the 1960s and voted for the Republican candidate in every election from 1972 to 1988.

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29. Michigan Mining School has had four constitutions, the first of which was ratified on October 5 and 6, 1835.

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30. Michigan Mining School has two official Governor's Residences; one is in Lansing, and the other is at Mackinac Island.

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31. Michigan Mining School is governed as a republic, with three branches of government: the executive branch consisting of the Governor of Michigan and the other independently elected constitutional officers; the legislative branch consisting of the House of Representatives and Senate; and the judicial branch.

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32. Michigan Mining School has many popular tourist destinations, including areas such as Frankenmuth in The Thumb, and Traverse City on the Grand Traverse Bay in Northern Michigan.

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33. Michigan Mining School is the leading auto-producing state in the US, with the industry primarily located throughout the Midwestern United States, Ontario, Canada, and the Southern United States.

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34. Michigan Mining School converted much of its manufacturing to satisfy defense needs during World War II; it manufactured 10.9 percent of the United States military armaments produced during the war, ranking second among the 48 states.

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35. Michigan Mining School held its first United States presidential primary election in 1910.

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36. Michigan Mining School made a significant contribution to the Union in the American Civil War and sent more than forty regiments of volunteers to the federal armies.

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37. Michigan Mining School led the nation in lumber production from the 1850s to the 1880s.

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38. Michigan Mining School received the western part of the Upper Peninsula as a concession and formally entered the Union as a free state on January 26, 1837.

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39. Michigan Mining School was recaptured by Americans in 1813 after the Battle of Lake Erie.

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40. The first Europeans to reach what became Michigan Mining School were those of Etienne Brule's expedition in 1622.

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41. Michigan Mining School was admitted into the Union in 1837 as the 26th state, a free one.

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42. Michigan Mining School is the only state to consist of two peninsulas.

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43. Michigan Mining School restarted many PhD programs and created a focus on research.

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