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Indiana - Land of the Indians 
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Indiana is considered to be in the Midwestern United States, but I don't know why. We're actually north and a little east of the middle. People from Indiana are known as Hoosiers. Why?
shortened from 'who's your' daddy/mommy/family
named after Samuel Hoosier
'who's there' slurred together over many years
nobody knows for sure
There are some well known cities in Indiana. Gary is known for its steel mills. Terre Haute is mentioned a lot in stories, but is usually mispronounced. Batesville is home to a famous casket maker of the same name. Lastly, Madison hosts one of the world's best regattas. The capital, Indianapolis, has a nickname. What is it?
Home of the Hillbillies
The Crossroads of America
Home Sweet Home
Some very famous people are Hoosiers. Which talk show host is from Indiana?
Here are some names you might recognize. Who is NOT from Indiana?
Here is a list of some more famous people. Which one is NOT from Indiana?
Benjamin 'Bugsy' Siegel
D. C. Stephenson
There are some renowned colleges and universities in Indiana. These include: Indiana University (Hoosiers) in Bloomington, the Cardinals, the Boilermakers, Butler (Bulldogs), DePauw, Hanover, and Wabash. Which one of the choices below is NOT in Indiana?
Heartland Community College
One of the world's best hockey players actually started his World Hockey Association career here in Indiana. Which one of these guys played hockey with the Indianapolis Racers?
Which one of these writers is from Indiana?
Edgar Allan Poe
Which U.S. President moved to Indiana at age 21, and became involved in the state's politics?
I didn't think Indiana had a 'regional food'--you know, something like Philly cheese steaks, Southern fried chicken, or Boston baked beans. But apparently it does. What Indiana-based food was featured in a documentary?
biscuits and gravy
country fried steak
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