Montana is famous for Yellowstone Park, wildlife, the Bighorn mountains and Glacier Park. There are also some famous people from Montana. Actor Gary Cooper and Jeanette Rankin, who was the first woman elected to Congress, are among those who found fame after living in the state. Famed daredevil Evel Knievel is also from Montana.Know More
Yellowstone was the first park designated as a national park in the United States. In total, Montana has 42 state parks and seven forests, all of which are home to many endangered species, such as the state's official animal, the grizzly bear. Each year, more than 10,000 pelicans travel to Montana from the shores of the Gulf Coast of Mexico. Other abundant wildlife includes mountain goats, caribou and mountain lions.
Montana was also one of the "gold rush" states when many miners made their way to the area because of the discovery of gold in 1862, nearly 60 years after the United States acquired much of the territory as part of the Louisiana Purchase deal.
Montana is also famous for "Custer's Last Stand." This was a battle in which the Sioux and Cheyenne Indians Killed Lieutenant George A. Custer and a large number of his fighters.Learn more about The West
The 1991 Toyota Previa, the 1999 Ford Explorer, the 2001 Chevy Impala and the 2005 Dodge Caravan are available on the Helena Craigslist page, as of July 2015. The 2001 Chevy Blazer, the 1998 Plymouth Voyager and the 2012 Jeep Wrangler are among cars available on the Billings Craigslist page.Full Answer >
The natural resources in Montana include fertile soil, rangeland, minerals, forests and undeveloped natural areas. Natural resources contribute to most of the major economic activities in the state.Full Answer >
A number of themes are found in "Montana 1948." Some themes include justice versus loyalty, the consequences of the abuse of power, the collapse of family structures, race relations and coming of age.Full Answer >
In most cases, a student must live in Montana for at least 12 months to quality for in-state tuition. For certain professional student exchange programs, the required length of time a student must live in the state increases to 24 months.Full Answer >