Wikijunior:North America/United States/Delaware

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The Location of Delaware

Delaware is a state located on the Atlantic Coast in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. Delaware was one of the 13 original states participating in the American Revolution and on December 7, 1787, became the first to ratify the Constitution of the United States.Delaware is located in the eastern section of the Delmarva Peninsula, between Delaware Bay and Chesapeake Bay, and is the second smallest state after Rhode Island.

The Flag of Delaware

History[edit]

Geography[edit]

People[edit]

State Symbols[edit]

Animate insignia

Bird Blue Hen Chicken

Butterfly Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Fish Weakfish

Flower Peach blossom

Insect Ladybug

Tree American Holly

Inanimate insignia

Beverage Milk

Colors Colonial Blue, Buff

Fossil Belemnite

Mineral Sillimanite

Slogan(s) It's Good Being First

Soil Greenwich

Song(s) Our Delaware