Bill Gates is the Microsoft founderand the richest man in the world.
Captain George Vancouer was also one of the firstcaptains to discover Washington state.
Captain James Cook was one of the captains thatdiscovered Washington State.
The eruption cost billions of dollars in damage Mount St. Helens is on volcano inWashington the last eruption was May.19,1980
The Seattle Space Needle was built for the 1980 World fair
Average annual precipitation 38 inches (97cm) Average January temperature 31F (-1C)Average July temperature 66F (19C)Record high temperature 118F (48C)Record low temperature -48F (-44C)
5,894,121 people are in Washington and growing by millions
The Rhododendron is the flower of Washington state Goldfinch is the bird of Washington stateThe Green Doer Dragonfly is the Washingtons state insect
Stein, R.Conrad. Washington. Chicago: Childrens Press,1992.Chadwick, Kevin. Historic Washington. The World Book Encyclopedia. Chicago: Childens Press, 2003 States and Capitals. 50states. 2005. Online. Available http://www.50states.com/. 30 November 2005. Axelrod, Karen. America The Beautiful, 13 March 2004.Online.Available http://www.esboces/SLS/vrc.cfm 30 November 2005
Because it has cool events like the Kite Festival, the world fair in September. The cities like Seattle and other cities. And the people you will meet they are great!