Alabama
Crossing the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma. This was the site of "Bloody Sunday". On March 7, 1965, approximately 600 civil rights marchers departed Selma over the crest of the Edmund Pettus Bridge. They were confronted by county sheriff's deputies and state troopers who attacked them using tear gas, horses, and billy clubs, and drove them back across the bridge. On March 21, 1965, a Sunday, approximately 3,200 marchers departed for Montgomery being led by Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
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Brown Chapel, Selma
Dallas County Courthouse, Selma
Edmund Pettus Bridge, Selma
Lowndes Visitor Center, Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail
Rosa Parks Library and Museum, Mongomery
Rosa Parks Library and Museum, Mongomery
Rosa Parks Library and Museum, Mongomery
Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, Mongomery
Martin Luther King Montgomery Bus Boycott Monument, Mongomery
Birthplace of Helen Keller
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Website : www.alabama.gov
Capital : Montgomery
Highest point : Cheha Mountain, 2,405 feet
Area : 52,423 square miles, 30th largest state
Population : 4,447,100 (2000 US census)
Motto : Audemus jua nostra defendere - We dare defend our rights.
Admitted to Union : December 14, 1819
State Song : "Alabama"
State Bird : Yellowhammer
State Flower : Camellia
State Tree : Southern longleaf pine



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