Here's some information about Michigan.
In 1837 Michigan was a city. The name was changed to Lansing when it became the capital in 1871. The historic capitol looks like the U.S. capitol.
Gerald R. Ford was born in Omaha, Nebraska, but he became famous in Michigan. His ancestors were Scottish-English, and he was an Episcopalian. He was appointed Vice President to Richard M. Nixon and then became President when Mr. Nixon resigned from office.
Coleman A. Young was the first black mayor of Detroit. He was re-elected four times. He was born in Alabama.
Charles A. Lindbergh was born on February
4, 1902, in Detroit, Michigan. He was a famous pilot. His co-pilot was his
wife. He made the first solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean. He died in
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