Missouri is a state located in the Midwestern region of the United States.
As of 2020, the population of Missouri was approximately 6.15 million people.
The capital of Missouri is Jefferson City, and as of 2020, its population was approximately 42,000 people.
The most populous city in Missouri as of 2020 is Kansas City, with a population of approximately 495,000 people.
Missouri is a state located in the Midwestern region of the United States. Its capital is Jefferson City, and its largest city is Kansas City.
Missouri was originally part of the Louisiana Territory, which was acquired by the United States from France in 1803. The area was first settled by Europeans in the early 1700s, and was originally part of the French colonial empire. In 1821, Missouri became the 24th state to join the United States.
During the Civil War, Missouri was a border state, with strong support for both the Union and the Confederacy. The state was the site of several important battles, including the Battle of Wilson’s Creek and the Battle of Pea Ridge.
After the Civil War, Missouri experienced significant growth and development. The state became an important center of industry, with major manufacturing centers in St. Louis and Kansas City. Today, Missouri is home to a diverse economy, with major industries including aerospace, transportation, and agriculture.
Notable Missourians include writer Mark Twain, President Harry S. Truman, musician Chuck Berry, and athlete Jackie Joyner-Kersee.