TITLE

Oklahoma City

AUTHOR(S)
Marchese, Beth-Ann
PUB. DATE
August 2020
SOURCE
Our States: Oklahoma;8/31/2020, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Report
DOC. TYPE
Report
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on Oklahoma City, the capital of Oklahoma. The ranching, meatpacking, and oil industries are important to the city's economy. One of the most striking landmarks in Oklahoma City is the Oklahoma City National Memorial, commemorating the 168 people killed in the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in 1995. The site of present-day Oklahoma City first became a United States possession in 1803 as part of the Louisiana Purchase. The region is prone to violent thunderstorms and tornadoes.
ACCESSION #
11987543

 

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