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Missouri Bicentennial

200 years of statehood — 1821-2021

Vote for Your Missouri Favorites!

Missouri has been home to many decorated military officers throughout its statehood. Which Missouri born general is your favorite, John J. Pershing or Omar Bradley?

portrait of John J. Pershing portrait of Omar Bradley

Who is your favorite general?
John J. Pershing: 38 votes (52.05%)
Omar Bradley: 35 votes (47.95%)
Total Votes: 73

As the "Cave State" Missouri has many beautiful cave systems that can be toured. Some of the biggest ones are Meramec Caverns and Fantastic Caverns.

rock formations in Meramec Cavernsrock formations in Fantastic Caverns

Which is your favorite to visit?
Meramec Caverns: 0 votes (0%)
Fantastic Caverns: 0 votes (0%)
Total Votes: 0

The late 1880s saw numerous notorious outlaws wreaking havoc across the nation, two of which came from this state. Which of these two Missouri outlaws is your favorite, Jesse James or Belle Starr?

portrait of Jesse Jamesportrait of Belle Starr

Which Missouri outlaw is your favorite?
Jesse James: 0 votes (0%)
Belle Starr: 0 votes (0%)
Total Votes: 0

Missourian Biographies from the State Library

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Jessie Benton Fremont

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Tom Bass, Black horseman

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I'm Keith Hernandez

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The Mystery of John Colter

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Harry Truman

Truman

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Maya Angelou

The Collected Autobiographies of Maya Angelou

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Omar Bradley, Alexander Doniphan, Sterling Price, Ulysses S. Grant, John J. Pershing

Five Stars

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The Story of Rose O'Neill

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Ginger

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Andrew Taylor Still

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