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  Official State of Montana Vacation, Recreation, Accommodations and Travel Information Website
Montana is home to some of the world's most amazing dinosaur discoveries.
Montana Magazine's regular column, featuring Montana communities with tips on dining and lodging as well as things to see and do.
Montana has learned to accept wildfires as an inevitable result of living so close to natural and wild areas.
www.visitmt.com   (710 words)

  
  Montana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Montana was the scene of the Native Americans' last effort to keep their land, and the last stand of U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer was fought near the present day town of Hardin.
Despite its sizable American Indian population, Montana is one of the most homogenous states— nearly 90% of its residents are of European descent, with a large number of immigrants of German, Irish, Norwegian, Welsh, Cornish, Italian and Slovak heritage arriving in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Montana elected its first Democratic governor in 16 years in 2004, and both chambers of the legislature are currently controlled by the Democrats.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Montana   (2639 words)

  
 Montana - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Montana
Montana's mountainous terrain is depicted in the seal and its mineral wealth is reflected by the state motto, Oro y Plata (‘Gold and silver’).
Montana's wilderness spaces are an important part of the state's recreational resources, and vacation resorts play a central role in communities.
Localities in Montana have self-governance of a very particular form: every ten years the 182 local governments are given the resources to reassess their governmental organizations, propose alternative styles of government, and vote for the political system for the next decade.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Montana   (3622 words)

  
 Montana Comp @ NaturalResearch.org (Natural Research)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Montana was the scene of the Native Americans' last effort to keep their land, and the last stand of U.S. Montana was also the location of the final battles of the Nez Perce Wars.
Though generally considered a Republican state (George W. Montana elected its first Democratic governor in 16 years in 2004, and both chambers of the legislature are currently controlled by the Democrats.
Montana is a state in the United States.
www.naturalresearch.org /encyclopedia/Montana   (1956 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Montana
The Montana Central, since a part of the Great Northern system, was built in the very heart of the mountain country in 1887, to connect the mines at Butte with the smelters at Great Falls.
Montana produced in 1908: 8,703,000 bushels of wheat on 153,000 acres; 10,556,000 bushels of oats on 254,000 acres; and 875,000 bushels of barley on 25,000 acres.
Burial without a certificate of death is made punishable, as is violation of sepulture, defacing of graves or monuments, or neglecting to bury the bodies of dead kindred.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/10516b.htm   (5077 words)

  
 Driving in Montana - MT Dept of Justice
Montana's weather can change quickly, even during the summer months, and our curvy, mountainous roads require drivers to be alert to conditions at all times and to adjust their speed accordingly.
Montana Highway Patrol troopers are on the road to enforce our state's traffic safety laws, and to assist and protect resident and visiting motorists.
Montana drivers can choose from a number of license plates, ranging from designs that reflect their military service to plates that show their support for a Montana college or community organization.
www.doj.state.mt.us /driving   (425 words)

  
 Introduction to Montana - The United States of America
Montana has buffalo, too, and in the National Bison Range, on the Flathead Reservation, buffalo roam a 20,000-acre national wildlife refuge.
Montana is referred to as the "Treasure State because of it's rich mineral reserves.
The Headwaters State: Montana is known as the headwaters state because much of the water which flows to the rest of the nation comes from the mountains of Montana.
www.netstate.com /states/intro/mt_intro.htm   (683 words)

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