Missouri

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St. Louis

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The largest urban areas are St. Louis, Kansas City, Springfield, and Columbia; the capital is Jefferson City. The French established Louisiana, a part of New France, and founded Ste. Genevieve in 1735 and St. Louis in 1764.
St. Louis is an independent city and a major U.S. port in the state of Missouri, built along the western bank of the Mississippi River, which marks Missouri's border with Illinois.

Kansas City, Missouri

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The largest urban areas are St. Louis, Kansas City, Springfield, and Columbia; the capital is Jefferson City.
Kansas City is the largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri.

Springfield, Missouri

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The largest urban areas are St. Louis, Kansas City, Springfield, and Columbia; the capital is Jefferson City.
Springfield is the third-largest city in the state of Missouri and the county seat of Greene County.

Columbia, Missouri

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The largest urban areas are St. Louis, Kansas City, Springfield, and Columbia; the capital is Jefferson City.
Columbia is a city in Missouri and the county seat of Boone County.

Mississippi River

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The Missouri River, after which the state is named, flows through the center of the state into the Mississippi River, which makes up Missouri's eastern border.
The river either borders or passes through the states of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, and Louisiana.

Ste. Genevieve, Missouri

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The French established Louisiana, a part of New France, and founded Ste. Genevieve in 1735 and St. Louis in 1764.
Genevieve (Sainte-Geneviève''' with French spelling) is a city in Ste. Genevieve Township and is the county seat of Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri, United States.

Tennessee

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Many from Virginia, Kentucky, and Tennessee settled in the Boonslick area of Mid-Missouri. Missouri is bounded by Iowa on the north; by Illinois, Kentucky, and Tennessee across the Mississippi River on the east; on the south by Arkansas; and by Oklahoma, Kansas, and Nebraska (the last across the Missouri River) on the west.
Tennessee is bordered by Kentucky to the north, Virginia to the northeast, North Carolina to the east, Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi to the south, Arkansas to the west, and Missouri to the northwest.

Mid-Missouri

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Many from Virginia, Kentucky, and Tennessee settled in the Boonslick area of Mid-Missouri.
Mid-Missouri is a loosely-defined region comprising the central area of the U.S. state of Missouri.

Gateway Arch

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Missouri played a central role in the westward expansion of the United States, as memorialized by the Gateway Arch.
The Gateway Arch is a 630 ft monument in St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

Missouri Rhineland

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Soon after, heavy German immigration formed the Missouri Rhineland.
The Missouri Rhineland is a geographical area of Missouri that extends from west of St. Louis to slightly east of Jefferson City, located mostly in the Missouri River Valley on both sides of the river.

Louisiana Purchase

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After a brief period of Spanish rule, the United States acquired the Louisiana Purchase in 1803.
The territory contained land that forms Arkansas, Missouri, Iowa, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Nebraska; the portion of Minnesota west of the Mississippi River; a large portion of North Dakota; a large portion of South Dakota; the northeastern section of New Mexico; the northern portion of Texas; the area of Montana, Wyoming, and Colorado east of the Continental Divide; Louisiana west of the Mississippi River (plus New Orleans); and small portions of land within the present Canadian provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan.

Missouri in the American Civil War

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As a border state, Missouri's role in the American Civil War was complex and there were many conflicts within.
During the American Civil War, Missouri was a hotly contested border state populated by both Union and Confederate sympathizers.

Greater St. Louis

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After the war, both Greater St. Louis and the Kansas City metropolitan area became centers of industrialization and business.
It includes parts of both the U.S. states of Missouri and Illinois.

Kentucky

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Many from Virginia, Kentucky, and Tennessee settled in the Boonslick area of Mid-Missouri. Missouri is bounded by Iowa on the north; by Illinois, Kentucky, and Tennessee across the Mississippi River on the east; on the south by Arkansas; and by Oklahoma, Kansas, and Nebraska (the last across the Missouri River) on the west.
West Virginia lies to the east, Virginia to the southeast, Tennessee to the south, Missouri to the west, Illinois and Indiana to the northwest, and Ohio to the north and northeast.

Missouri Compromise

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Missouri was admitted as a slave state as part of the Missouri Compromise.
The Missouri Compromise was the legislation that provided for the admission of Maine to the United States as a free state along with Missouri as a slave state, thus maintaining the balance of power between North and South in the United States Senate.

Missouri Territory

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Americans from the Upland South, including enslaved African Americans, rushed into the new Missouri Territory.
In 1821, a southeastern portion of the territory was admitted to the Union as the State of Missouri, and the rest became unorganized territory for several years.

Alcohol laws of Missouri

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Missouri's alcohol laws are among the most permissive in the United States.
The alcohol laws of Missouri are among the most permissive in the United States.

List of counties in Missouri

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Today, the state is divided into 114 counties and the independent city of St. Louis.
There are 114 counties and one independent city in the U.S. state of Missouri.

Anheuser-Busch

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St. Louis is also a major center of beer brewing; Anheuser-Busch is the largest producer in the world.
Anheuser-Busch Companies, LLC is an American brewing company headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

Missouri wine

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Missouri wine is produced in the nearby Missouri Rhineland and Ozarks.
Missouri wine refers to wine made from grapes grown in the U.S. state of Missouri.

Louisiana (New France)

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The French established Louisiana, a part of New France, and founded Ste. Genevieve in 1735 and St. Louis in 1764.
Within this vast territory, only two areas saw substantial French settlement: Upper Louisiana (Haute-Louisiane), also known as the Illinois Country (Pays des Illinois), which consisted of settlements in what are now the states of Missouri, Illinois, and Indiana; and Lower Louisiana, which comprised parts of the modern states of Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi, and Alabama.

Branson, Missouri

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Outside of the state's major cities, popular tourist destinations include the Lake of the Ozarks, Table Rock Lake, and Branson.
Branson is a city in Stone and Taney counties in the U.S. state of Missouri.

Lake of the Ozarks

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Outside of the state's major cities, popular tourist destinations include the Lake of the Ozarks, Table Rock Lake, and Branson.
Lake of the Ozarks is a large reservoir created by impounding the Osage River in the northern part of the Ozarks in central Missouri.

Perry County, Missouri

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Perry County is the county with the largest number of caves and the single longest cave.
Perry County is a county located in the southeastern portion of the U.S. state of Missouri.

Iowa

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Missouri is bounded by Iowa on the north; by Illinois, Kentucky, and Tennessee across the Mississippi River on the east; on the south by Arkansas; and by Oklahoma, Kansas, and Nebraska (the last across the Missouri River) on the west.
It is bordered by six states; Wisconsin to the northeast, Illinois to the east, Missouri to the south, Nebraska to the west, South Dakota to the northwest and Minnesota to the north.