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20 Facts About Alabama

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Here are some interesting facts about Alabama.

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Alabama helped to put the first man on the moon. Report Abuse
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Huntsville is known as the rocket capital of the world.
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The world's first open heart surgery happened in Alabama Report Abuse
Montgomery, Alabama to be exact.
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The Tuskegee Airmen, the first African-American flying unit in the Air Force, trained in Alabama. Report Abuse
Their accomplishments paved the way for the desegregation of the military.
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Alabama has the best hot links. Report Abuse
There is a difference between Alabama hot links and hot links made elsewhere. It is worth it to have someone bring you back a batch if they are traveling to Alabama.
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Alabama was one of the first states to make Christmas a legal holiday. Report Abuse
Yea Alabama!
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A native of Alabama developed the Cherokee alphabet Report Abuse
Sequoyah to be exact.
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Alabama's nickname is the Heart of Dixie. Report Abuse
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Alabamans are very friendly. Report Abuse
They will often drop by to visit.
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The Confederate flag was designed and first flown in Alabama. Report Abuse
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Baseball player Hank Aaron was born in Alabama. Report Abuse
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Alabama contains the only monument in the world to boll weevil. Report Abuse
The Mexican Boll Weevil Monument is located in Enterprise, Alabama. The damage caused by the boll weevil probably motivated farmers to pursue other crops in addition to cotton.
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Alabama was the original home of the Creek Indians. Report Abuse
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If you live in Magnolia Springs, the postman delivers the mail by boat. Report Abuse
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The first 911 call was made in Alabama in the 1960s Report Abuse
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Old Saint Stephens was the first state capital Report Abuse
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Alabama has one of the longest constitutions in the United States Report Abuse
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Alabama is the 22nd state of the United States Report Abuse
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The state name comes from the Choctaw language and means Choctaw meaning thicket-clearers or vegetation-gatherers. Report Abuse
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The Mardi Gras originated in Alabama. Report Abuse
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The Selma to Montgomery March happened in Alabama Report Abuse
This non-violent march helped highlight the issues black people faced when trying to vote.
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