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A River Runs Through It is a 1992 American period coming-of-age drama film directed by Robert Redford and starring Craig Sheffer, Brad Pitt, Tom Skerritt, Brenda Blethyn, and Emily Lloyd.
A River Runs Through It and Other Stories is a semi-autobiographical collection of three stories by author Norman Maclean (1902–1990) published in May 1976 by the University of Chicago Press.
Aaniiih Nakoda College (ANC) (formerly Fort Belknap College) is a tribal college located on the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation in Harlem, Montana.
AARP The Magazine is an American bi-monthly magazine, published by the American Association of Retired People, AARP, which focuses on aging issues.
The Absaroka Range is a sub-range of the Rocky Mountains in the United States.
Aerospace Defense Command was a major command of the United States Air Forces, responsible for continental air defence.
African Americans (also referred to as Black Americans or Afro-Americans) are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa.
Agate is a rock consisting primarily of cryptocrystalline silica, chiefly chalcedony, alternating with microgranular quartz.
Alaska (Alax̂sxax̂) is a U.S. state located in the northwest extremity of North America.
Alberta is a western province of Canada.
Alcoholic beverage control states, generally called control states, are 17 states in the United States that, as of 2016, have state monopoly over the wholesaling or retailing of some or all categories of alcoholic beverages, such as beer, wine, and distilled spirits.
Alder is the common name of a genus of flowering plants (Alnus) belonging to the birch family Betulaceae.
Alpine skiing, or downhill skiing, is the pastime of sliding down snow-covered slopes on skis with fixed-heel bindings, unlike other types of skiing (cross-country, Telemark, or ski jumping) which use skis with free-heel bindings.
The American bison or simply bison (Bison bison), also commonly known as the American buffalo or simply buffalo, is a North American species of bison that once roamed the grasslands of North America in massive herds.
The American black bear (Ursus americanus) is a medium-sized bear native to North America.
The Amish (Pennsylvania German: Amisch, Amische) are a group of traditionalist Christian church fellowships with Swiss German Anabaptist origins.
Amphibians are ectothermic, tetrapod vertebrates of the class Amphibia.
The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, doing business as Amtrak, is a passenger railroad service that provides medium- and long-distance intercity service in the contiguous United States and to three Canadian cities.
Anabaptism (from Neo-Latin anabaptista, from the Greek ἀναβαπτισμός: ἀνά- "re-" and βαπτισμός "baptism", Täufer, earlier also WiedertäuferSince the middle of the 20th century, the German-speaking world no longer uses the term "Wiedertäufer" (translation: "Re-baptizers"), considering it biased. The term Täufer (translation: "Baptizers") is now used, which is considered more impartial. From the perspective of their persecutors, the "Baptizers" baptized for the second time those "who as infants had already been baptized". The denigrative term Anabaptist signifies rebaptizing and is considered a polemical term, so it has been dropped from use in modern German. However, in the English-speaking world, it is still used to distinguish the Baptizers more clearly from the Baptists, a Protestant sect that developed later in England. Cf. their self-designation as "Brethren in Christ" or "Church of God":.) is a Christian movement which traces its origins to the Radical Reformation.
The Anaconda Copper Mining Company, part of the Amalgamated Copper Company from 1899 to 1915, was an American mining company.
The Anaconda Range, informally known as the "Pintlers", is a group of high mountains located in southwestern Montana, in the northwestern United States.
In geography, the antipode of any spot on Earth is the point on Earth's surface diametrically opposite to it; the antipodes of a region similarly represent the area opposite it.
Apollos University is a for-profit university and headquartered in Great Falls, Montana is an American privately owned distance education university.
Apportionment is the process by which seats in a legislative body are distributed among administrative divisions entitled to representation.
Aquilegia (common names: granny's bonnet, columbine) is a genus of about 60–70 species of perennial plants that are found in meadows, woodlands, and at higher altitudes throughout the Northern Hemisphere, known for the spurred petals Puzey, J.R., Gerbode, S.J., Hodges, S.A., Kramer, E.M., Mahadevan, L. (2011) Evolution of Aquilegia spur length diversity through changes in cell anisotropy.
Area code 406 is the telephone area code covering the entire state of Montana.
Argillite is a fine-grained sedimentary rock composed predominantly of indurated clay particles.
Asian Americans are Americans of Asian descent.
Aspen is a common name for certain tree species; some, but not all, are classified by botanists in the section ''Populus'', of the Populus genus.
The Assiniboine or Assiniboin people (when singular, when plural; Ojibwe: Asiniibwaan, "stone Sioux"; also in plural Assiniboine or Assiniboin), also known as the Hohe and known by the endonym Nakota (or Nakoda or Nakona), are a First Nations/Native American people originally from the Northern Great Plains of North America.
Aster is a genus of flowering plants in the family Asteraceae.
Asteraceae or Compositae (commonly referred to as the aster, daisy, composite,Great Basin Wildflowers, Laird R. Blackwell, 2006, p. 275 or sunflower family) is a very large and widespread family of flowering plants (Angiospermae).
The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike by the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii Territory, on the morning of December 7, 1941.
Badlands are a type of dry terrain where softer sedimentary rocks and clay-rich soils have been extensively eroded by wind and water.
Bannack is a ghost town in Beaverhead County, Montana, United States, located on Grasshopper Creek, approximately upstream from where Grasshopper Creek joins with the Beaverhead River south of Dillon.
A bark beetle is one of about 220 genera with 6,000 species of beetles in the subfamily Scolytinae.
Basketball is a team sport played on a rectangular court.
The Battle of Bear Paw (also sometimes called Battle of the Bears Paw or Battle of the Bears Paw Mountains) was the final engagement of the Nez Perce War of 1877.
The Battle of the Big Hole was fought in Montana, August 9–10, 1877, between the U.S. Army and the Nez Perce tribe of Native Americans during the Nez Perce War.
The Battle of the Little Bighorn, known to the Lakota and other Plains Indians as the Battle of the Greasy Grass and also commonly referred to as Custer's Last Stand, was an armed engagement between combined forces of the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry Regiment of the United States Army.
A battleship is a large armored warship with a main battery consisting of large caliber guns.
Bear Paw Ski Bowl is a small ski area which draws visitors primarily from Havre, Montana and the nearby Rocky Boys Indian Reservation located on the Chippewa Cree Recreation Area in north central Montana, along the Hi-Line.
The Beartooth Highway is an All-American Road on a section of U.S. Route 212 in Montana and Wyoming between Red Lodge and the Northeast entrance of Yellowstone National Park, passing over the Beartooth Pass in Wyoming at above sea level.
The Beartooth Mountains are located in south central Montana and northwest Wyoming, U.S. and are part of the 944,000 acres (3,820 km2) Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness, within Custer, Gallatin and Shoshone National Forests.
The Beaverhead River is an approximately tributary of the Jefferson River in southwest Montana (east of the Continental Divide).
Belly River is a river in northwest Montana, United States and southern Alberta, Canada.
Benjamin Franklin Harding (January 4, 1823June 16, 1899) was an American attorney and politician born in Pennsylvania.
Benjamin Harrison (August 20, 1833 – March 13, 1901) was an American politician and lawyer who served as the 23rd President of the United States from 1889 to 1893.
Bert Mooney Airport is a public airport three miles southeast of Butte, in Silver Bow County, Montana.
The Big Belt Mountains are a section of the Rocky Mountains in the U.S. state of Montana.
Big Hole National Battlefield preserves a Nez Perce War battlefield located in Montana, United States.
The Big Hole River (Salish: Sk͏ʷumcné Sewɫk͏ʷs, "waters of the pocket gopher") is a tributary of the Jefferson River, approximately 153 miles (246 km) long, in Beaverhead County, in southwestern Montana, United States.
The Big Sky Conference is a collegiate athletic conference affiliated with the NCAA's Division I, with football competing in the Football Championship Subdivision.
Big Sky Resort is a ski resort located in southwestern Montana in Madison County, an hour south of Bozeman via U.S. Highway 191 in Big Sky, Montana.
Big Sky is a census-designated place (CDP) in Gallatin and Madison counties in southwestern Montana.
Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area is a national park unit established by an act of Congress on October 15, 1966, following the construction of the Yellowtail Dam by the Bureau of Reclamation.
The Bighorn River is a tributary of the Yellowstone, approximately long, in the states of Wyoming and Montana in the western United States.
The bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis) is a species of sheep native to North America named for its large horns.
William Jefferson Clinton (born August 19, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001.
Billings Clinic is a health care center in Billings, Montana.
The Billings Gazette is the largest newspaper in Montana.
Billings Logan International Airport is two miles northwest of downtown Billings, in Yellowstone County, Montana.
The Billings Metropolitan Statistical Area is the largest and fastest growing metropolitan area in the U.S. state of Montana.
The Billings Mustangs are a minor league baseball team based in Billings, Montana.
Billings is the largest city in the U.S. state of Montana, and the principal city of the Billings Metropolitan Area with a population of 169,676.
A birch is a thin-leaved deciduous hardwood tree of the genus Betula, in the family Betulaceae, which also includes alders, hazels, and hornbeams.
Birds, also known as Aves, are a group of endothermic vertebrates, characterised by feathers, toothless beaked jaws, the laying of hard-shelled eggs, a high metabolic rate, a four-chambered heart, and a strong yet lightweight skeleton.
Bitterroot (Lewisia rediviva) is a small perennial herb in the Montiaceae family.
Bitterroot College University of Montana is a public community college located in Hamilton, Montana, United States.
The Northern and Central Bitterroot Range, collectively the Bitterroot Mountains (Salish: čkʷlkʷqin), is the largest portion of the Bitterroot Range, part of the Rocky Mountains, located in the panhandle of Idaho and westernmost Montana in the Western United States.
The Bitterroot River is a northward flowing river running through the Bitterroot Valley, from the confluence of its West and East forks near Conner in southern Ravalli County to its confluence with the Clark Fork River near Missoula in Missoula County, in western Montana.
The Bitterroot Salish (or Flathead, Salish, Selish) are a Salish-speaking group of Native Americans, and one of three tribes of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Nation in Montana.
The Bitterroot Valley is located in southwestern Montana, along the Bitterroot River between the Bitterroot Range and Sapphire Mountains, in the Northwestern United States.
Black Eagle Dam is a hydroelectric gravity weir dam located on the Missouri River in the city of Great Falls, Montana.
The black-footed ferret (Mustela nigripes), also known as the American polecatHeptner, V. G. (Vladimir Georgievich); Nasimovich, A. A; Bannikov, Andrei Grigorevich; Hoffmann, Robert S. (2001).
Blackfeet Community College is a community college located on the Blackfeet reservation in Browning, Montana, on the eastern side of the Rocky Mountains.
The Blackfeet Nation also known as the Blackfeet Tribe of the Blackfeet Indian Reservation is an Indian reservation and headquarters for the Siksikaitsitapi people in the United States.
The Blackfoot Confederacy, Niitsitapi or Siksikaitsitapi (ᖹᐟᒧᐧᒣᑯ, meaning "the people" or "Blackfoot-speaking real people"Compare to Ojibwe: Anishinaabeg and Quinnipiac: Eansketambawg) is a historic collective name for the four bands that make up the Blackfoot or Blackfeet people: three First Nation band governments in the provinces of Saskatchewan, Alberta, and British Columbia, and one federally recognized Native American tribe in Montana, United States.
The Blackfoot River, sometimes called the Big Blackfoot River to distinguish it from the Little Blackfoot River, is a snow-fed and spring-fed river in western Montana.
Blacktail Mountain Ski Area is an alpine ski area in northwestern Montana rising above the western shore of Flathead Lake.
A Blue Ribbon fishery is a designation made in the United States by government and other authorities to identify recreational fisheries of extremely high quality.
The BNSF Railway Company is the largest freight railroad network in North America, followed by the Union Pacific Railroad (UP) in second place, its primary competitor for Western U.S. freight.
The Boulder River is a tributary of the Yellowstone River, approximately 60 mi (96 km) long, in south central Montana in the United States.
Box Elder is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Hill County in the U.S. state of Montana.
The Bozeman Icedogs are a Tier III Junior ice hockey team located in Bozeman, Montana.
Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (Gallatin Field) is located in Belgrade eight miles (13 km) northwest of Bozeman, in Gallatin County, Montana.
Bozeman is a town in and the seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States.
Brian Matthew Morris (born September 5, 1963) is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Montana.
Brian David Schweitzer (born September 4, 1955) is an American politician who served as the 23rd Governor of Montana from January 5, 2005, to January 7, 2013.
Bridger Bowl is a ski area in the western United States, near Bozeman, Montana.
The Bridger Range, also known as the Bridger Mountains, is a subrange of the Rocky Mountains in southwestern Montana in the United States.
British Columbia (BC; Colombie-Britannique) is the westernmost province of Canada, located between the Pacific Ocean and the Rocky Mountains.
Browning (originally Browning Indian Agency) is a town in Glacier County, Montana.
Buddhism is the world's fourth-largest religion with over 520 million followers, or over 7% of the global population, known as Buddhists.
The Bull Mountains, el.
The bull trout (Salvelinus confluentus) is a char of the family Salmonidae native to northwestern North America.
The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) of the United States Department of Commerce is a U.S. government agency that provides official macroeconomic and industry statistics, most notably reports about the gross domestic product (GDP) of the United States and its various units—states, cities/towns/townships/villages/counties and metropolitan areas.
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is an agency within the United States Department of the Interior that administers more than of public lands in the United States which constitutes one-eighth of the landmass of the country.
Burton Kendall Wheeler (February 27, 1882January 6, 1975) was an attorney and an American politician of the Democratic Party in Montana; he served as a United States Senator from 1923 until 1947.
In geomorphology, a butte is an isolated hill with steep, often vertical sides and a small, relatively flat top; buttes are smaller landforms than mesas, plateaus, and table landforms.
Butte is a town in, and the county seat of Silver Bow County, Montana, United States.
The Cabinet Mountains are part of the Rocky Mountains, located in northwest Montana and the Idaho panhandle, in the United States.
A cactus (plural: cacti, cactuses, or cactus) is a member of the plant family Cactaceae,Although the spellings of botanical families have been largely standardized, there is little agreement among botanists as to how these names are to be pronounced.
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.
Camp Cooke also known as Fort Claggett as a U.S. Army military post on the Missouri River in Montana Territory.
The Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis) or Canadian lynx is a North American mammal of the cat family, Felidae.
Canyon Ferry Dam is a concrete gravity dam in a narrow valley of the Missouri River, United States, where the Big Belt Mountains and the Spokane Hills merge, approximately downstream from the confluence of the Gallatin, Madison, and Jefferson rivers, and about east of the city of Helena, Montana.
Canyon Ferry Lake is a reservoir on the Missouri River near Helena, Montana and Townsend, Montana.
Carroll College is a small, private, Roman Catholic liberal arts college in Helena, Montana, United States.
Casper Oimoen (May 8, 1906 - July 27, 1995) was an American ski jumping champion.
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Catfish (or catfishes; order Siluriformes or Nematognathi) are a diverse group of ray-finned fish.
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
The Catholic Church in the United States is part of the worldwide Catholic Church in communion with the Pope in Rome.
A census-designated place (CDP) is a concentration of population defined by the United States Census Bureau for statistical purposes only.
In demographics, the center of population (or population center) of a region is a geographical point that describes a centerpoint of the region's population.
Charles Marion Russell (March 19, 1864 – October 24, 1926), also known as C. M. Russell, Charlie Russell, and "Kid" Russell, was an artist of the Old American West.
Charles Nelson Pray (April 6, 1868 – September 12, 1963) was a U.S. Representative from Montana.
Chester is a town in and the county seat of Liberty County, Montana, United States.
The Cheyenne are one of the indigenous peoples of the Great Plains and their language is of the Algonquian language family.
The Cheyenne language (Tsėhésenėstsestȯtse), or Tsisinstsistots, is the Native American language spoken by the Cheyenne people, predominantly in present-day Montana and Oklahoma, in the United States.
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Chief Dull Knife College (originally Dull Knife Memorial College) is a small, open-admission, Native American tribal community college and land grant institution.
Chinook winds, or simply Chinooks, are föhn winds in the interior West of North America, where the Canadian Prairies and Great Plains meet various mountain ranges, although the original usage is in reference to wet, warm coastal winds in the Pacific Northwest.
The Chippewa-Cree Tribe is a federally recognized tribe on the Rocky Boy Reservation in Montana who are descendants of Cree who migrated south from Canada and Chippewa (Ojibwe) who moved west from the Turtle Mountains in North Dakota in the late nineteenth century.
Choteau is a city in and the county seat of Teton County, Montana, United States.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
Civil liberties or personal freedoms are personal guarantees and freedoms that the government cannot abridge, either by law or by judicial interpretation, without due process.
Clark Canyon Dam is an earthfill dam located in Beaverhead County, Montana, about 20 miles (30 km) south of the county seat of Dillon.
The Clark Fork, or the Clark Fork of the Columbia River, is a river in the U.S. states of Montana and Idaho, approximately long.
The Clarks Fork Yellowstone River (sometimes called the Clarks Fork River) is a tributary of the Yellowstone River, 150 mi (241 km) long in the U.S. states of Montana and Wyoming.
Clay is a finely-grained natural rock or soil material that combines one or more clay minerals with possible traces of quartz (SiO2), metal oxides (Al2O3, MgO etc.) and organic matter.
Cochrane Dam is a run-of-the river hydroelectric dam on the Missouri River, about northeast of Great Falls in the U.S. state of Montana.
Code talkers are people in the 20th century who used obscure languages as a means of secret communication during wartime.
The Coeur d'Alene Mountains are the northwestern-most portion of the Bitterroot Range, part of the Rocky Mountains, located in northern Idaho and westernmost Montana in the Western United States.
A cold front is the leading edge of a cooler mass of air, replacing at ground level a warmer mass of air, which lies within a fairly sharp surface trough of low pressure.
The Cold War was a state of geopolitical tension after World War II between powers in the Eastern Bloc (the Soviet Union and its satellite states) and powers in the Western Bloc (the United States, its NATO allies and others).
Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed (titled Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Survive for the British edition) is a 2005 book by academic and popular science author Jared Diamond, in which Diamond first defines collapse: "a drastic decrease in human population size and/or political/economic/social complexity, over a considerable area, for an extended time." He then reviews the causes of historical and pre-historical instances of societal collapse — particularly those involving significant influences from environmental changes, the effects of climate change, hostile neighbors, trade partners, and the society's response to the foregoing four challenges— and considers the success or failure different societies have had in coping with such threats.
The Columbia River is the largest river in the Pacific Northwest region of North America.
The common pheasant (Phasianus colchicus) is a bird in the pheasant family (Phasianidae).
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Confederate Gulch is a steeply incised gulch or valley on the west-facing slopes of the Big Belt Mountains in the U.S. state of Montana.
The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Reservation are a federally recognized tribe in the U.S. state of Montana.
Conference and resort hotels are hotels which often contain full-sized luxury facilities with full-service accommodations and amenities.
A conscientious objector is an "individual who has claimed the right to refuse to perform military service" on the grounds of freedom of thought, conscience, or religion.
Conscription, sometimes called the draft, is the compulsory enlistment of people in a national service, most often a military service.
In United States local government, a consolidated city-county is a city and county that have been merged into one unified jurisdiction.
A constitutional convention is a gathering for the purpose of writing a new constitution or revising an existing constitution.
A continental divide is a drainage divide on a continent such that the drainage basin on one side of the divide feeds into one ocean or sea, and the basin on the other side either feeds into a different ocean or sea, or else is endorheic, not connected to the open sea.
The Continental Divide of the Americas (also known as the Great Divide, the Continental Gulf of Division, or merely the Continental Divide) is the principal, and largely mountainous, hydrological divide of the Americas.
The Cook–Folsom–Peterson Expedition of 1869 was the first organized expedition to explore the region that became Yellowstone National Park.
Cooke City-Silver Gate is a census-designated place (CDP) in Park County, Montana, United States.
The Copper Kings were the three industrialists William A. Clark, Marcus Daly, and F. Augustus Heinze.
Cornwall (Kernow) is a county in South West England in the United Kingdom.
The cougar (Puma concolor), also commonly known as the mountain lion, puma, panther, or catamount, is a large felid of the subfamily Felinae native to the Americas.
Courts of Montana refers to courts of law in the U.S. state of Montana.
The Crazy Mountains, often called the Crazies, are a mountain range in the northern Rocky Mountains in the U.S. state of Montana.
Cross-country skiing is a form of skiing where skiers rely on their own locomotion to move across snow-covered terrain, rather than using ski lifts or other forms of assistance.
Crow Agency is a census-designated place (CDP) in Big Horn County, Montana, United States and is near the actual location for the Little Bighorn National Monument and re-enactment produced by the Real Bird family known as Battle of the Little Bighorn Reenactment.
The Crow Fair was created in 1904 by an Indian government agent to bring the Crow Tribe of Indians into modern society.
The Crow Indian Reservation (est. 1868) is the homeland of the Crow Tribe of Indians of the State of Montana in the United States.
Crow (native name: Apsáalooke) is a Missouri Valley Siouan language spoken primarily by the Crow Nation in present-day southeastern Montana.
The Crow, called the Apsáalooke in their own Siouan language, or variants including the Absaroka, are Native Americans, who in historical times lived in the Yellowstone River valley, which extends from present-day Wyoming, through Montana and into North Dakota, where it joins the Missouri River.
Crustaceans (Crustacea) form a large, diverse arthropod taxon which includes such familiar animals as crabs, lobsters, crayfish, shrimp, krill, woodlice, and barnacles.
The Cuban Missile Crisis, also known as the October Crisis of 1962 (Crisis de Octubre), the Caribbean Crisis, or the Missile Scare, was a 13-day (October 16–28, 1962) confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union concerning American ballistic missile deployment in Italy and Turkey with consequent Soviet ballistic missile deployment in Cuba.
Cut Bank is a city in and the county seat of Glacier County, Montana, United States, located just east of the "cut bank" (gorge) along Cut Bank Creek.
The cutthroat trout is a fish species of the family Salmonidae native to cold-water tributaries of the Pacific Ocean, Rocky Mountains, and Great Basin in North America.
Czech (čeština), historically also Bohemian (lingua Bohemica in Latin), is a West Slavic language of the Czech–Slovak group.
The Territory of Dakota was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from March 2, 1861, until November 2, 1889, when the final extent of the reduced territory was split and admitted to the Union as the states of North and South Dakota.
Danish (dansk, dansk sprog) is a North Germanic language spoken by around six million people, principally in Denmark and in the region of Southern Schleswig in northern Germany, where it has minority language status.
Darby (Salish: snk̓ʷɫxʷexʷem̓i, "Place Where They Would Lift Something") is a town in Ravalli County, Montana, United States.
The Dawes Act of 1887 (also known as the General Allotment Act or the Dawes Severalty Act of 1887), authorized the President of the United States to survey American Indian tribal land and divide it into allotments for individual Indians.
Dawson Community College is a community college with approximately 400 full-time students, located in Glendive, Montana.
Deer Lodge is a city in and the county seat of Powell County, Montana, United States.
The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party (nicknamed the GOP for Grand Old Party).
The Desert Land Act was passed by the United States Congress on March 3, 1877, to encourage and promote the economic development of the arid and semiarid public lands of the Western states.
Devon, also known as Devonshire, which was formerly its common and official name, is a county of England, reaching from the Bristol Channel in the north to the English Channel in the south.
Dillon is a city in and the county seat of Beaverhead County, Montana, United States.
Dinosaurs are a diverse group of reptiles of the clade Dinosauria.
Discovery Ski Area is an alpine ski area near the old mining town of Philipsburg, Montana, off Montana Highway 1, and is situated along the Pintler Scenic Loop opposite of Georgetown Lake.
Division of property, also known as equitable distribution, is a judicial division of property rights and obligations between spouses during divorce.
The Douglas C-54 Skymaster is a four-engined transport aircraft used by the United States Army Air Forces in World War II and the Korean War.
Pseudotsuga menziesii, commonly known as Douglas fir, Douglas-fir and Oregon pine, is an evergreen conifer species native to western North America.
A drainage basin is any area of land where precipitation collects and drains off into a common outlet, such as into a river, bay, or other body of water.
Dryas is a genus of perennial cushion-forming evergreen dwarf shrubs in the family Rosaceae, native to the arctic and alpine regions of Europe, Asia and North America.
East Glacier Park is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Glacier County, Montana, United States.
Eastern Europe is the eastern part of the European continent.
An Ecotax (short for ecological taxation) is a tax levied on activities which are considered to be harmful to the environment and is intended to promote environmentally friendly activities via economic incentives.
Ekalaka is a town in and the county seat of Carter County, Montana, United States.
The elk or wapiti (Cervus canadensis) is one of the largest species within the deer family, Cervidae, in the world, and one of the largest land mammals in North America and Eastern Asia.
The Empire Builder is an Amtrak long-distance passenger train that operates daily between Chicago andvia two sections west of SpokaneSeattle and Portland. Introduced in 1929, it was the flagship passenger train of the Great Northern Railway and its successor, the Burlington Northern, and was retained by Amtrak when it took over intercity rail service in 1971. The end-to-end travel time of the route is 45–46 hours for an average speed of about, though the train travels as fast as over the majority of the route. It is Amtrak's busiest long-distance route.
An endangered species is a species which has been categorized as very likely to become extinct.
English Americans, also referred to as Anglo-Americans, are Americans whose ancestry originates wholly or partly in England, a country that is part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.
Eric Bergoust (born August 27, 1969) is an American freestyle skier.
The Espionage Act of 1917 is a United States federal law passed on June 15, 1917, shortly after the U.S. entry into World War I. It has been amended numerous times over the years.
Essential Air Service (EAS) is a U.S. government program enacted to guarantee that small communities in the United States, which, before deregulation, were served by certificated airlines, maintained commercial service.
Essex is an unincorporated community in Flathead County, Montana, United States.
Ethnolinguistics (sometimes called cultural linguistics) is a field of linguistics that studies the relationship between language and culture and how different ethnic groups perceive the world.
The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) is a mainline Protestant denomination headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
Evelyn Cameron (August 26, 1868 – December 26, 1928) was a photographer and diarist of the American West, who documented her life as a pioneer near Terry, Montana from the late 1890s onward.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent agency of the United States government created by statute (and) to regulate interstate communications by radio, television, wire, satellite, and cable.
Filipino Americans (Mga Pilipinong Amerikano) are Americans of Filipino descent.
Finns or Finnish people (suomalaiset) are a Finnic ethnic group native to Finland.
A, or, was a weapon launched by Japan during World War II.
The 1st Special Service Force (also called The Devil's Brigade, The Black Devils, The Black Devils' Brigade, and Freddie's Freighters), was an elite American-Canadian commando unit in World War II, under command of the United States Fifth Army.
The flag of the state of Montana consists of the image of the Montanan state seal centered on a blue field.
The flags of the U.S. states, territories and federal district exhibit a variety of regional influences and local histories, as well as different styles and design principles.
The Flathead Indian Reservation, located in western Montana on the Flathead River, is home to the Bitterroot Salish, Kootenai, and Pend d'Oreilles Tribes - also known as the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Nation.
Flathead Lake (Salish: člq̓etkʷ) is a large natural lake in northwest Montana, and is the largest natural freshwater lake by surface area that is west of the source of the Mississippi River in the contiguous United States.
The Flathead River (Salish: ntx̣ʷetkʷ, ntx̣ʷe), in the northwestern part of the U.S. state of Montana, originates in the Canadian Rockies to the north of Glacier National Park and flows southwest into Flathead Lake, then after a journey of, empties into the Clark Fork.
The Flathead Valley, located in Northwestern Montana, is a region of the U.S. state of Montana.
Flathead Valley Community College is a community college in Kalispell, Montana.
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Fly Fishers International is an international 501(c)(3) non-profit organization headquartered in Livingston, Montana.
Fly fishing is an angling method in which an artificial "fly" is used to catch fish.
Forsyth is a city in and the county seat of Rosebud County, Montana, United States.
Fort Belknap Agency is a census-designated place (CDP) in Blaine County, Montana, in the United States.
The Fort Belknap Indian Reservation is shared by two Native American tribes, the Aaniiih (Gros Ventre) and the Nakoda (Assiniboine).
Fort Benton is a city in and the county seat of Chouteau County, Montana, United States.
Fort Peck Community College (FPCC) is a community college in Poplar, Montana.
The Fort Peck Indian Reservation is near Fort Peck, Montana, in the northeast part of the state.
Fort Peck Lake, or Lake Fort Peck, is a major reservoir in Montana, formed by the Fort Peck Dam on the Missouri River.
Fort Shaw is a census-designated place (CDP) in Cascade County, Montana, United States.
Fort Smith is a census-designated place (CDP) in Big Horn County, Montana, United States.
Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site is the site of a partially reconstructed trading post on the Missouri River and the North Dakota/Montana border, 25 miles from Williston, North Dakota.
Fort William Henry Harrison is the Montana National Guard training facility.
A fossil (from Classical Latin fossilis; literally, "obtained by digging") is any preserved remains, impression, or trace of any once-living thing from a past geological age.
Frank H. (Franklin Henry) Little (1878 – August 1, 1917) was an American labor leader who was lynched in Butte, Montana, for his union and anti-war activities.
Fraxinus, English name ash, is a genus of flowering plants in the olive and lilac family, Oleaceae.
The Fred Robinson Bridge in Montana is a four-span steel-girder bridge over the Missouri River between Fergus County and Phillips County that was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2012.
French (le français or la langue française) is a Romance language of the Indo-European family.
The Frontier Conference is a college athletic conference, founded in 1935 and affiliated with the NAIA.
The fur trade is a worldwide industry dealing in the acquisition and sale of animal fur.
The fur trade in Montana was a major period in the area's economic history from about 1800 to the 1850s.
Gallatin County is a county in the U.S. state of Montana.
The Gallatin Range is a mountain range of the Rocky Mountains, located in the U.S. states of Montana and Wyoming.
The Gallatin River is a tributary of the Missouri River, approximately 120 mi (193 km long), in the U.S. states of Wyoming and Montana.
Game fish are fish pursued by recreational anglers.
Gardiner is a census-designated place (CDP) in Park County, Montana, United States, along the 45th parallel.
The Garnet Range, highest point Old Baldy Mountain, elevation, is a mountain range northeast of Drummond, Montana in Powell County, Montana.
Garrison is a census-designated place (CDP) in Powell County, Montana, United States.
German (Deutsch) is a West Germanic language that is mainly spoken in Central Europe.
Glacier National Park is a national park located in the U.S. state of Montana, on the Canada–United States border with the Canadian provinces of Alberta and British Columbia.
Glacier Park International Airport is in Flathead County, Montana, six miles northeast of Kalispell.
Glasgow is a city in and the county seat of Valley County, Montana, United States, with an estimated population of 3,414 as of 2015.
Glendive is a city in and the county seat of Dawson County, Montana, United States, and home to Dawson Community College.
Gold Creek is a creek in southwestern Montana, United States, on Interstate 90 northwest of Garrison, between Butte and Missoula.
Granite Peak, at an elevation of above sea level, is the highest natural point in the U.S. state of Montana, and is the tenth highest state high point in the nation.
The Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site, created in 1972, commemorates the Western cattle industry from its 1850s inception through recent times.
Granville Stuart (August 27, 1834 – October 2, 1918) was a pioneer, gold prospector, businessman, civic leader, vigilante, author, cattleman and diplomat who played a prominent role in the early history of Montana Territory and the state of Montana.
Gravel is a loose aggregation of rock fragments.
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The gray wolf (Canis lupus), also known as the timber wolf,Paquet, P. & Carbyn, L. W. (2003).
The Great Depression began in August 1929, when the United States economy first went into an economic recession.
Great Divide is a ski area located northwest of Helena in Southwestern Montana near the Continental Divide.
The Great Falls Americans are a USA Hockey-sanctioned Tier III Junior A ice hockey team from Great Falls, Montana, playing at the Great Falls IcePlex in the North American 3 Hockey League (NA3HL).
Great Falls College–Montana State University is a community college in Great Falls, Montana.
Great Falls International Airport is a public/military airport in city limits three miles southwest of central Great Falls in Cascade County, Montana.
The Great Falls Tribune is a daily morning newspaper printed in Great Falls, Montana.
The Great Falls Voyagers are a minor league baseball team based in Great Falls, Montana.
Great Falls is a town in and the county seat of Cascade County, Montana, United States.
The Great Northern Railway was an American Class I railroad.
The Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC) is a collegiate athletic conference which has historically operated in the northwestern United States, but also currently includes four schools in areas not usually considered part of that region—two in Alaska (neither of which is located in Southeast Alaska, an area often considered part of the Northwest), one in eastern Montana (almost never considered part of the region), and one in the Canadian province of British Columbia (an area included with the Northwest U.S. in the larger Pacific Northwest region).
The Great Plains (sometimes simply "the Plains") is the broad expanse of flat land (a plain), much of it covered in prairie, steppe, and grassland, that lies west of the Mississippi River tallgrass prairie in the United States and east of the Rocky Mountains in the U.S. and Canada.
The Great Sioux War of 1876, also known as the Black Hills War, was a series of battles and negotiations which occurred in 1876 and 1877 between the Lakota Sioux, Northern Cheyenne, and the government of the United States.
Gregory Richard Gianforte (born April 17, 1961) is an American businessman, author, engineer and politician serving as the U.S. Representative for Montana's at-large congressional district.
The grey partridge (Perdix perdix), also known as the English partridge, Hungarian partridge, or hun, is a gamebird in the pheasant family Phasianidae of the order Galliformes, gallinaceous birds.
Grinnell Glacier is in the heart of Glacier National Park in the U.S. state of Montana.
The grizzly bear (Ursus arctos ssp.) is a large population of the brown bear inhabiting North America.
The Gros Ventre (from French: "big belly"), also known as the Aaniiih, A'aninin, Haaninin, and Atsina, are a historically Algonquian-speaking Native American tribe located in north central Montana.
Stephen Grover Cleveland (March 18, 1837 – June 24, 1908) was an American politician and lawyer who was the 22nd and 24th President of the United States, the only president in American history to serve two non-consecutive terms in office (1885–1889 and 1893–1897).
The Gulf of Mexico (Golfo de México) is an ocean basin and a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean, largely surrounded by the North American continent.
Hardin is a city in and the county seat of Big Horn County, Montana, United States.
Hauser Dam (also known as Hauser Lake Dam) is a hydroelectric straight gravity dam on the Missouri River about northeast of Helena, Montana, in the United States.
Havre is the county seat and largest town in Hill County, Montana, in the United States.
The Helena Bighorns are a Tier III Junior A ice hockey team in the North American 3 Hockey League (NA3HL) based in Helena, Montana United States.
The Helena Brewers are a Minor League Baseball team in the Pioneer League and are the Advanced Rookie affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers.
Helena College University of Montana is a two-year college in Helena, Montana.
Helena Regional Airport is a public airport two miles northeast of Helena, in Lewis and Clark County, Montana.
Helena is the state capital of the U.S. state of Montana and the county seat of Lewis and Clark County.
The Hell Creek Formation is an intensively-studied division of mostly Upper Cretaceous and some lower Paleocene rocks in North America, named for exposures studied along Hell Creek, near Jordan, Montana.
The Treaty of Hellgate was signed in Hellgate on July 16, 1855 between Indian commissioner Isaac Stevens and the Native American tribes located in western Montana.
Henry Wilson (born Jeremiah Jones Colbath; February 16, 1812 – November 22, 1875) was the 18th Vice President of the United States (1873–75) and a Senator from Massachusetts (1855–73).
Heron is a census-designated place (CDP) in Sanders County, Montana, named for the village of Heron which is located within it.
The Hidatsa are a Siouan people.
The Highwood Mountains are an island range (sub-range of the Rockies entirely surrounded by prairie) which cover approximately 4,659 km² (1,799 sq mi) in north central Montana in the U.S., east of Great Falls and Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge, at the northern end of the Lewis and Clark National Forest.
Hindu refers to any person who regards themselves as culturally, ethnically, or religiously adhering to aspects of Hinduism.
Hispanic Americans and Latino Americans (Estadounidenses hispanos) are people in the United States who are descendants of people from countries of Latin America and Spain.
The Hmong/Mong (RPA: Hmoob/Moob) are an indigenous people in Asia.
Holter Dam is a hydroelectric straight gravity dam on the Missouri River about northeast of Helena, Montana, in the United States.
The use of horses in World War I marked a transitional period in the evolution of armed conflict.
Hudson Bay (Inuktitut: Kangiqsualuk ilua, baie d'Hudson) (sometimes called Hudson's Bay, usually historically) is a large body of saltwater in northeastern Canada with a surface area of.
A humid continental climate (Köppen prefix D and a third letter of a or b) is a climatic region defined by Russo-German climatologist Wladimir Köppen in 1900, which is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold in the northern areas) winters.
Hungry Horse Dam is an arch dam in the western United States, on the South Fork Flathead River in the Rocky Mountains of northwest Montana.
Hutterites (Hutterer) are an ethnoreligious group that is a communal branch of Anabaptists who, like the Amish and Mennonites, trace their roots to the Radical Reformation of the 16th century.
Hydropower or water power (from ύδωρ, "water") is power derived from the energy of falling water or fast running water, which may be harnessed for useful purposes.
Ice hockey is a contact team sport played on ice, usually in a rink, in which two teams of skaters use their sticks to shoot a vulcanized rubber puck into their opponent's net to score points.
Idaho is a state in the northwestern region of the United States.
The Territory of Idaho was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from March 3, 1863, until July 3, 1890, when the final extent of the territory was admitted to the Union as Idaho.
Igneous rock (derived from the Latin word ignis meaning fire), or magmatic rock, is one of the three main rock types, the others being sedimentary and metamorphic.
Impeachment is the process by which a legislative body formally levels charges against a high official of government.
An income tax is a tax imposed on individuals or entities (taxpayers) that varies with respective income or profits (taxable income).
The following is an alphabetical list of articles related to the U.S. state of Montana.
The Indian Appropriation Act is the name of several acts passed by the United States Congress.
The Indian Reorganization Act of June 18, 1934, or the Wheeler-Howard Act, was U.S. federal legislation that dealt with the status of Native Americans (known in law as American Indians or Indians).
An Indian reservation is a legal designation for an area of land managed by a federally recognized Native American tribe under the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs rather than the state governments of the United States in which they are physically located.
Indigenous languages of the Americas are spoken by indigenous peoples from Alaska and Greenland to the southern tip of South America, encompassing the land masses that constitute the Americas.
Indigenous peoples, also known as first peoples, aboriginal peoples or native peoples, are ethnic groups who are the pre-colonial original inhabitants of a given region, in contrast to groups that have settled, occupied or colonized the area more recently.
The Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), members of which are commonly termed "Wobblies", is an international labor union that was founded in 1905 in Chicago, Illinois in the United States of America.
An intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) is a guided ballistic missile with a minimum range of primarily designed for nuclear weapons delivery (delivering one or more thermonuclear warheads).
In the U.S. state of Montana, Interstate 15 continues onward from Idaho for nearly through the cities of Butte, Helena and Great Falls, intersecting with Interstate 90, Interstate 115 and Interstate 315.
Interstate 90 (I-90) is a transcontinental freeway, and the longest Interstate Highway in the United States at.
Interstate 94 (I-94) is an east–west Interstate Highway connecting the Great Lakes and northern Great Plains regions of the United States.
The Dwight D. Eisenhower National System of Interstate and Defense Highways, commonly known as the Interstate Highway System, is a network of controlled-access highways that forms part of the National Highway System in the United States.
Invertebrates are animals that neither possess nor develop a vertebral column (commonly known as a backbone or spine), derived from the notochord.
Isaac Ingalls Stevens (March 25, 1818 – September 1, 1862) was the first Governor of Washington Territory, serving from 1853 to 1857.
An island range is a mountain range that exists in total or almost total isolation from a larger chain of ranges and sub-ranges.
Italian (or lingua italiana) is a Romance language.
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John R. "Jack" Horner (born June 15, 1946) is an American paleontologist most famous for discovering and naming Maiasaura, providing the first clear evidence that some dinosaurs cared for their young.
James Franklin Battin (February 13, 1925 – September 27, 1996) was a Republican U.S. Representative from the U.S. state of Montana, and later a United States federal judge.
James Jerome Hill (September 16, 1838 – May 29, 1916), was a Canadian-American railroad executive.
James Mitchell Ashley (November 14, 1824September 16, 1896) was an American politician and abolitionist.
James Willard Schultz, or Apikuni, (born August 26, 1859, died June 11, 1947) was a noted author, explorer, Glacier National Park guide, fur trader and historian of the Blackfeet Indians.
Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.
is an East Asian language spoken by about 128 million people, primarily in Japan, where it is the national language.
Jay Cooke (August 12, 1821 – February 16, 1905) was an American financier who helped finance the Union war effort during the American Civil War and the postwar development of railroads in the northwestern United States.
Jeannette Pickering Rankin (June 11, 1880 – May 18, 1973) was an American politician and women's rights advocate, and the first woman to hold federal office in the United States.
The Jefferson River is a tributary of the Missouri River, approximately long, in the U.S. state of Montana.
Jehovah's Witnesses is a millenarian restorationist Christian denomination with nontrinitarian beliefs distinct from mainstream Christianity.
Jews (יְהוּדִים ISO 259-3, Israeli pronunciation) or Jewish people are an ethnoreligious group and a nation, originating from the Israelites Israelite origins and kingdom: "The first act in the long drama of Jewish history is the age of the Israelites""The people of the Kingdom of Israel and the ethnic and religious group known as the Jewish people that descended from them have been subjected to a number of forced migrations in their history" and Hebrews of the Ancient Near East.
John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963), commonly referred to by his initials JFK, was an American politician who served as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963.
John Sidney McCain III (born August 29, 1936) is an American politician serving as the senior United States Senator from Arizona, a seat he was first elected to in 1986.
John Misha Petkevich (born March 3, 1949 in Minneapolis) is an American former figure skater.
Jon Tester (born August 21, 1956) is an American politician serving as the senior United States Senator from Montana, in office since 2007.
Joseph Edgar Howard, known as Joe Howard (February 12, 1878May 19, 1961) was a Broadway composer, lyricist, and librettist.
Joseph Kinsey Howard (February 28, 1906 – August 25, 1951) was an American journalist, historian, and author, who wrote extensively about the history, culture, and economic circumstances of Montana.
Joseph Kemp Toole (May 12, 1851 – March 11, 1929) was a Democratic politician from Montana.
The Judith Mountains are located in central Montana in Fergus County just to the northeast of Lewistown, Montana.
The Judith River is a tributary of the Missouri River, approximately 124 mi (200 km) long, running through central Montana in the United States.
Kalispell (ˈkæl əˌspɛl, ˌkæl əˈspɛl) is a city in, and the county seat of Flathead County, Montana, United States.
The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.
The Kentucky Derby, is a horse race that is held annually in Louisville, Kentucky, United States, on the first Saturday in May, capping the two-week-long Kentucky Derby Festival.
The Kerguelen Islands (or; in French commonly Îles Kerguelen but officially Archipel des Kerguelen), also known as the Desolation Islands (Îles de la Désolation in French), are a group of islands in the southern Indian Ocean constituting one of the two exposed parts of the mostly submerged Kerguelen Plateau.
A keystone species is a species that has a disproportionately large effect on its environment relative to its abundance.
The kokanee salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka), also known as the kokanee trout, little redfish, silver trout, kikanning, silver salmon, Kennerly’s salmon, Kennerly’s trout, or Walla, is the non-anadromous form of the sockeye salmon, (meaning that they do not migrate to the sea, instead living out their entire lives in freshwater like their Sockeye relatives).
The Kootenay (Kootenai in the U.S. and historically called the Flatbow) is a major river in southeastern British Columbia, Canada, and northern Montana and Idaho in the United States.
The Kutenai, also known as the Ktunaxa, Ksanka, Kootenay (in Canada) and Kootenai (in the United States), are an indigenous people of Canada and the United States.
A laccolith is a sheet intrusion (or concordant pluton) that has been injected between two layers of sedimentary rock.
Lake Elwell (a.k.a. Tiber Reservoir) is a reservoir in north central Montana.
Lake Great Falls was a prehistoric proglacial lake which existed in what is now central Montana in the United States between 15,000 BCE and 11,000 BCE.
Lake Koocanusa is a reservoir in British Columbia (Canada) and Montana (United States) formed by the damming of the Kootenay River by the Libby Dam in 1972.
Lake Pend Oreille in the northern Idaho Panhandle is the largest lake in the U.S. state of Idaho and the 38th-largest lake by area in the United States, with a surface area of.
Lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush) is a freshwater char living mainly in lakes in northern North America.
Lakeside is an unincorporated area and census-designated place (CDP) in Flathead County, Montana, United States.
Lame Deer (Meaveʼhoʼeno in Cheyenne) is a census-designated place (CDP) in Rosebud County, Montana.
The Land Ordinance of 1785 was adopted by the United States Congress of the Confederation on May 20, 1785.
Land reclamation, usually known as reclamation, and also known as land fill (not to be confused with a landfill), is the process of creating new land from ocean, riverbeds, or lake beds.
A landlocked state or landlocked country is a sovereign state entirely enclosed by land, or whose only coastlines lie on closed seas.
Larches are conifers in the genus Larix, of the family Pinaceae (subfamily Laricoideae).
The largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides) is a freshwater gamefish in the Centrarchidae (sunfish) family, a species of black bass native to North America.
The Laurentian Divide is a continental divide in North America dividing the direction of water flow in eastern and southern Canada from that of the northern Midwestern United States.
The least tern (Sternula antillarum) is a species of tern that breeds in North America and locally in northern South America.
Lee Enterprises is a publicly traded American media company.
Lee Warren Metcalf (January 28, 1911 – January 12, 1978) was an American lawyer, judge, and politician.
The Lewis and Clark Expedition from May 1804 to September 1806, also known as the Corps of Discovery Expedition, was the first American expedition to cross the western portion of the United States.
The Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail is a route across the United States commemorating the Lewis and Clark Expedition of 1804 to 1806.
The Lewis Range is a mountain range located in the Rocky Mountains of northern Montana, United States and extreme southern Alberta, Canada.
The LGM-30 Minuteman is a U.S. land-based intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), in service with the Air Force Global Strike Command.
Libby is a city in and the county seat of Lincoln County, Montana.
A lichen is a composite organism that arises from algae or cyanobacteria living among filaments of multiple fungi in a symbiotic relationship.
Lilium (members of which are true lilies) is a genus of herbaceous flowering plants growing from bulbs, all with large prominent flowers.
The following is a list of FCC-licensed radio stations in the U.S. state of Montana, which can be sorted by their call signs, frequencies, cities of license, licensees, and programming formats.
A rock formation is an isolated, scenic, or spectacular surface rock outcrop.
The United States of America is a federal republic consisting of 50 states, a federal district (Washington, D.C., the capital city of the United States), five major territories, and various minor islands.
This is a list of broadcast television stations serving cities in the U.S. state of Montana.
This is a list of U.S. state and territory flowers.
All of the United States' 50 states have a state motto, as do the District of Columbia and three US territories.
This is a list of U.S. state and territory trees, including official trees of the following states and U.S. territories (and the District of Columbia).
Below is a list of U.S. state birds as designated by each state's legislature.
This is a list of official U.S. state butterflies.
This is a list of official and unofficial U.S. state fishes.
Most American states have made a state fossil designation, in many cases during the 1980s.
The following is a list of official U.S. state grasses.
A state mammal is the official mammal of a U.S. state as designated by a state's legislature.
States in the U.S. which have significant mineral deposits often create a state mineral, rock, stone or gemstone to promote interest in their natural resources, history, tourism, etc.
Forty-nine of the fifty U.S. states that make up the United States of America have one or more state songs, which are selected by each state legislature, and/or state governor, as a symbol (or emblem) of that particular U.S. state.
This List of U.S. state, district, and territorial seals shows the official seals of the 50 states, federal district, and five inhabited territories of the United States of America.
This is a complete list of the states of the United States and its major territories ordered by total area, land area, and water area.
As of April 1, 2010, the date of the 2010 United States Census, the nine most populous U.S. states contain slightly more than half of the total population.
This article includes a sortable table listing the 50 states, the territories, and the District of Columbia by population density, population rank, and land area.
A state of the United States is one of the 50 constituent entities that shares its sovereignty with the federal government.
In the United States, for most of the history of broadcasting, there were only three or four major commercial national broadcast networks.
The Little Belt Mountains are a section of the Rocky Mountains in the U.S. state of Montana.
Little Big Horn College is a Native American tribal college based on the Crow Indian Reservation in Crow Agency, Montana, in south central Montana.
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument preserves the site of the June 25 and 26, 1876, Battle of the Little Bighorn, near Crow Agency, Montana, in the United States.
The Little Rocky Mountains, also known as the Little Rockies, are a group of buttes, roughly 765 km2 in area, located towards the southern end of the Fort Belknap Agency in Blaine County and Phillips County in north-central Montana.
The Little Shell Band of Chippewa Native Americans were the historic sub-band of the Pembina Band of Chippewa Indians led by Chief Little Shell in the nineteenth century.
Livingston is a town and the county seat of Park County, Montana, United States.
Loma is a census-designated place (CDP) in Chouteau County, Montana, United States.
Lonepine is a census-designated place (CDP) in Sanders County, Montana, United States.
The Long Pines, el.
Lookout Pass Ski and Recreation Area is a ski area in the western United States.
Lost Trail Powder Mountain is an alpine ski area in the western United States, on the Montana-Idaho border in the northern Rocky Mountains.
The Louisiana Purchase (Vente de la Louisiane "Sale of Louisiana") was the acquisition of the Louisiana territory (828,000 square miles or 2.14 million km²) by the United States from France in 1803.
The Louisiana Purchase Exposition, informally known as the St.
Lumber (American English; used only in North America) or timber (used in the rest of the English speaking world) is a type of wood that has been processed into beams and planks, a stage in the process of wood production.
Lupinus, commonly known as lupin or lupine (North America), is a genus of flowering plants in the legume family, Fabaceae.
Lynching is a premeditated extrajudicial killing by a group.
The Madison Range is a mountain range located in the Rocky Mountains of Montana and Idaho in the United States.
The Madison River is a headwater tributary of the Missouri River, approximately 183 miles (295 km) long, in Wyoming and Montana.
Magma (from Ancient Greek μάγμα (mágma) meaning "thick unguent") is a mixture of molten or semi-molten rock, volatiles and solids that is found beneath the surface of the Earth, and is expected to exist on other terrestrial planets and some natural satellites.
Maiasaura (from the Greek "μαία" and the feminine form of Latin saurus, meaning "good mother reptile" or "good mother lizard") is a large herbivorous hadrosaurid ("duck-billed") dinosaur genus that lived in the area currently covered by the state of Montana in the Upper Cretaceous Period (mid to late Campanian), about 76.7 million years ago.
The major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada are the highest professional competitions of team sports in those countries.
Makoshika State Park ("ma-KO-sh(ih)kuh" from the Lakota Maco sica, meaning 'bad land' or 'land of bad spirits') is the largest of Montana's state parks at more than 11,000 acres (45 km²).
Malmstrom Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base and census-designated place (CDP) in Great Falls, Cascade County, Montana, United States.
Malta is a city in, and the county seat of, Phillips County, Montana, United States, located at the intersection of U.S. Routes 2 and 191.
Mammals are the vertebrates within the class Mammalia (from Latin mamma "breast"), a clade of endothermic amniotes distinguished from reptiles (including birds) by the possession of a neocortex (a region of the brain), hair, three middle ear bones, and mammary glands.
Acer is a genus of trees or shrubs commonly known as maple.
The Marias Massacre (also known as the Baker Massacre or the Piegan Massacre) was a massacre of a friendly band of Piegan Blackfeet Indians on January 23, 1870, by the United States Army in Montana Territory during the Indian Wars.
The Marias River is a tributary of the Missouri River, approximately 210 mi (338 km) long, in the U.S. state of Montana.
Maverick Mountain Ski Area is an alpine ski area located in the Beaverhead National Forest in southwestern Montana used mainly by the residents of Dillon, Montana.
Max Sieben Baucus (born Enke; December 11, 1941) is a retired American politician and diplomat who served as a United States Senator from Montana from 1978 to 2014.
The Métis in the United States are people descended from joint Native Americans and white parents.
Meagher County (pronounced Marr) is a county located in the U.S. state of Montana.
A media market, broadcast market, media region, designated market area (DMA), television market area, or simply market is a region where the population can receive the same (or similar) television and radio station offerings, and may also include other types of media including newspapers and Internet content.
Medicine Rocks State Park is a park owned by the state of Montana in the United States.
The Mennonites are members of certain Christian groups belonging to the church communities of Anabaptist denominations named after Menno Simons (1496–1561) of Friesland (which today is a province of the Netherlands).
In the United States, a metropolitan statistical area (MSA) is a geographical region with a relatively high population density at its core and close economic ties throughout the area.
Mexico (México; Mēxihco), officially called the United Mexican States (Estados Unidos Mexicanos) is a federal republic in the southern portion of North America.
A microbrewery or craft brewery is a brewery that produces small amounts of beer (or sometimes root beer), typically much smaller than large-scale corporate breweries, and is independently owned.
United States micropolitan statistical areas (µSA, where the initial Greek letter mu represents "micro-"), as defined by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), are labor market areas in the United States centered on an urban cluster (urban area) with a population of at least 10,000 but fewer than 50,000 people.
Michael R. Cooney (born September 3, 1954) is an American administrator and Democratic Party politician who has served as the 36th Lieutenant Governor of Montana since January 2016.
Michael Joseph Mansfield (March 16, 1903 – October 5, 2001) was an American politician and diplomat.
Miles City is a city in and the county seat of Custer County, Montana, United States.
Miles Community College is a community college in Miles City, Montana.
The Military Air Transport Service (MATS) is an inactive Department of Defense Unified Command.
The Milk River is a tributary of the Missouri River, long, in the United States state of Montana and the Canadian province of Alberta.
Mining is the extraction of valuable minerals or other geological materials from the earth, usually from an orebody, lode, vein, seam, reef or placer deposit.
Minor leagues are professional sports leagues which are not regarded as the premier leagues in those sports.
Minor League Baseball is a hierarchy of professional baseball leagues in the Americas that compete at levels below Major League Baseball (MLB) and provide opportunities for player development and a way to prepare for the major leagues.
A misnomer is a name or term that suggests an idea that is known to be wrong.
The Mission Mountains or Mission Range are a range of the Rocky Mountains located in northwestern Montana in the United States.
The Mississippi River is the chief river of the second-largest drainage system on the North American continent, second only to the Hudson Bay drainage system.
Missoula College - University of Montana is the two-year college of the University of Montana, located in Missoula, Montana.
Missoula International Airport is five miles northwest of Missoula, in Missoula County, Montana.
The Missoula Osprey are a minor league baseball team, affiliated with the Arizona Diamondbacks in Missoula, Montana.
Missoula is a city in the U.S. state of Montana and is the county seat of Missoula County.
The Missoulian is a daily newspaper printed in Missoula, Montana.
The Missouri River is the longest river in North America.
Mollusca is a large phylum of invertebrate animals whose members are known as molluscs or mollusksThe formerly dominant spelling mollusk is still used in the U.S. — see the reasons given in Gary Rosenberg's.
"Montana" is the state song of the U.S. state of Montana.
The Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame is a 501(c)(3) hall of fame organization.
The Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks (MFWP) is a government agency in the executive branch state of Montana in the United States with responsibility for protecting sustainable fish, wildlife, and state-owned park resources in Montana for the purpose of providing recreational activities.
Montana District Courts are the state trial courts of general jurisdiction in the U.S. state of Montana.
Montana Highway 200 (MT 200) in the U.S. state of Montana is a route running east-west covering the entire state of Montana.
The Montana Historical Society (MHS) is a historical society located in the U.S. State of Montana that acts to preserve historical resources important to the understanding of Montana history.
The Montana House of Representatives is, with the Montana Senate, one of the two houses of the Montana Legislature.
Inferior courts in Montana also known as courts of limited jurisdiction, refer to those courts of law, established by the Constitution of Montana or authorized by law, with limited jurisdictions.
The Montana State Legislature is the state legislature of the U.S. state of Montana.
The Montana Office of Public Instruction (OPI) is the state education agency of Montana.
Montana Rail Link is a privately held Class II railroad in the United States.
The Montana Railroad was an American railroad built and operated between the towns of Lombard and Lewistown, Montana, a distance of approximately 157 miles.
The Montana Senate is the upper house of the Montana State Legislature, the state legislative branch of the US state of Montana.
Montana Snowbowl is an alpine ski area located northwest of Missoula, Montana.
The Montana State Capitol is the state capitol of the U.S. state of Montana.
Montana State University (MSU) is a land-grant university located in Bozeman, Montana, United States.
Montana State University Billings (or MSU Billings) is a state university.
The Montana Supreme Court is the highest court of the Montana state court system in the U.S. state of Montana.
Montana Tech is a public university in Butte, Montana.
The Territory of Montana was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from May 26, 1864, until November 8, 1889, when it was admitted as the 41st state in the Union as the State of Montana.
The Montana University System (MUS) was created on July 1, 1994, when the Montana Board of Regents of Higher Education restructured the state's public colleges and universities, with the goal of streamlining the state's higher education in the wake of decreased state funding.
The Montana Water Court is a court of law in the U.S. state of Montana which has jurisdiction over the adjudication of water rights.
Montana Youth Courts are courts of law in the U.S. state of Montana which have jurisdiction over any minor charged with violating any state law or city and county city ordinance, except for fish and game ordinance violations and traffic violations.
From 1913 to 1993, Montana had two congressional districts.
From 1913 to 1993, Montana had two congressional districts.
The moose (North America) or elk (Eurasia), Alces alces, is the largest extant species in the deer family.
A moraine is any glacially formed accumulation of unconsolidated glacial debris (regolith and rock) that occurs in both currently and formerly glaciated regions on Earth (i.e. a past glacial maximum), through geomorphological processes.
Mormons are a religious and cultural group related to Mormonism, the principal branch of the Latter Day Saint movement of Restorationist Christianity, initiated by Joseph Smith in upstate New York during the 1820s.
Morony Dam is a hydroelectric gravity dam located on the Missouri River in Cascade County, Montana.
The mountain goat (Oreamnos americanus), also known as the Rocky Mountain goat, is a large hoofed mammal endemic to North America.
The Mountain States (also known as the Mountain West and the Interior West) form one of the nine geographic divisions of the United States that are officially recognized by the United States Census Bureau.
The Mountain Time Zone of North America keeps time by subtracting seven hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) when standard time is in effect, and by subtracting six hours during daylight saving time (UTC−6).
The mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) is a deer indigenous to western North America; it is named for its ears, which are large like those of the mule.
Multiracial Americans are Americans who have mixed ancestry of "two or more races".
Museum of the Rockies is a museum in Bozeman, Montana.
A mushroom, or toadstool, is the fleshy, spore-bearing fruiting body of a fungus, typically produced above ground on soil or on its food source.
A Muslim (مُسلِم) is someone who follows or practices Islam, a monotheistic Abrahamic religion.
The Musselshell River is a tributary of the Missouri River, long from its origins at the confluence of its North and South Forks near Martinsdale, Montana to its mouth on the Missouri River.
A narrow-gauge railway (narrow-gauge railroad in the US) is a railway with a track gauge narrower than the standard.
The National Bison Range (NBR) is a National Wildlife Refuge located in western Montana established in 1908 to provide a sanctuary for the American bison.
The National Guard of the United States, part of the reserve components of the United States Armed Forces, is a reserve military force, composed of National Guard military members or units of each state and the territories of Guam, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia, for a total of 54 separate organizations.
The National Park Service (NPS) is an agency of the United States federal government that manages all national parks, many national monuments, and other conservation and historical properties with various title designations.
The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame and Museum is located in Ishpeming, Michigan, the birthplace of organized skiing in the United States.
The National Wild and Scenic River is a designation for certain protected areas in the United States.
The National Wilderness Preservation System (NWPS) of the United States protects federally managed wilderness areas designated for preservation in their natural condition.
National Wildlife Refuge System is a designation for certain protected areas of the United States managed by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service.
Native Americans, also known as American Indians, Indians, Indigenous Americans and other terms, are the indigenous peoples of the United States.
Native Hawaiians (Hawaiian: kānaka ʻōiwi, kānaka maoli, and Hawaiʻi maoli) are the aboriginal Polynesian people of the Hawaiian Islands or their descendants.
Nelson Story Sr. (April 4, 1838 – March 10, 1926) was a pioneer Montana entrepreneur, cattle rancher, miner and vigilante, who was a notable resident of Bozeman, Montana.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
The Reclamation Act (also known as the Lowlands Reclamation Act or National Reclamation Act) of 1902 is a United States federal law that funded irrigation projects for the arid lands of 20 states in the American West.
The Nez Perce National Historical Park is a United States National Historical Park comprising 38 sites located throughout the states of Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington, which included traditional aboriginal lands of the Nez Perce people.
The Nez Perce War was an armed conflict that pitted several bands of the Nez Perce tribe of Native Americans and their allies, a small band of the Palouse tribe led by Red Echo (Hahtalekin) and Bald Head (Husishusis Kute), against the United States Army.
Nielsen Media Research (NMR) is an American firm that measures media audiences, including television, radio, theatre films (via the AMC Theatres MAP program) and newspapers.
No-fault divorce is a divorce in which the dissolution of a marriage does not require a showing of wrongdoing by either party.
Non-Hispanic whites or whites not of Hispanic or Latino origin (commonly referred to as Anglo-Americans)Mish, Frederic C., Editor in Chief Webster's Tenth New Collegiate Dictionary Springfield, Massachusetts, U.S.A.:1994--Merriam-Webster See original definition (definition #1) of Anglo in English: It is defined as a synonym for Anglo-American--Page 86 are European Americans who are not of Hispanic or Latino origin/ethnicity, as defined by the United States Census Bureau.
Norma Rae Beatty Ashby (born December 27, 1935) was the co-host for 26 years of Today in Montana, broadcast live on KRTV in Great Falls, Montana.
Norman Fitzroy Maclean (December 23, 1902August 2, 1990) was an American author and scholar noted for his books A River Runs Through It and Other Stories (1976) and Young Men and Fire (1992).
The North American 3 Hockey League (NA3HL) is an American Tier III junior ice hockey league that consists of teams from Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, New York, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
North Dakota is a U.S. state in the midwestern and northern regions of the United States.
The North Germanic languages make up one of the three branches of the Germanic languages, a sub-family of the Indo-European languages, along with the West Germanic languages and the extinct East Germanic languages.
The North Pole, also known as the Geographic North Pole or Terrestrial North Pole, is (subject to the caveats explained below) defined as the point in the Northern Hemisphere where the Earth's axis of rotation meets its surface.
The Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservations (Tsėhéstáno in Cheyenne, formerly named the Tongue River Indian Reservation) is home of the federally recognized Northern Cheyenne Tribe.
The Northern Pacific Railway was a transcontinental railroad that operated across the northern tier of the western United States, from Minnesota to the Pacific Northwest.
The northern pike (Esox lucius), known simply as a pike in Britain, Ireland, most of Canada, and most parts of the United States (once called luce when fully grown; also called jackfish or simply "northern" in the U.S. Upper Midwest and in Manitoba), is a species of carnivorous fish of the genus Esox (the pikes).
The Northwestern United States (Noroeste de Estados Unidos) is an informal geographic region of the United States.
Norwegian (norsk) is a North Germanic language spoken mainly in Norway, where it is the official language.
Nymphalis antiopa, known as the mourning cloak in North America and the Camberwell beauty in Britain, is a large butterfly native to Eurasia and North America.
An official language is a language that is given a special legal status in a particular country, state, or other jurisdiction.
Ohio is a Midwestern state in the Great Lakes region of the United States.
The Oligocene is a geologic epoch of the Paleogene Period and extends from about 33.9 million to 23 million years before the present (to). As with other older geologic periods, the rock beds that define the epoch are well identified but the exact dates of the start and end of the epoch are slightly uncertain.
In the Western United States and Canada, open range is rangeland where cattle roam freely regardless of land ownership.
The Orchidaceae are a diverse and widespread family of flowering plants, with blooms that are often colourful and fragrant, commonly known as the orchid family.
The Oregon Country was a predominantly American term referring to a disputed region of the Pacific Northwest of North America.
The Oregon Short Line Railroad was a railroad in the U.S. states of Wyoming, Idaho, Utah, Montana and Oregon.
The Territory of Oregon was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from August 14, 1848, until February 14, 1859, when the southwestern portion of the territory was admitted to the Union as the State of Oregon.
The Oregon Trail is a historic East–West, large-wheeled wagon route and emigrant trail in the United States that connected the Missouri River to valleys in Oregon.
The Oregon Treaty is a treaty between the United Kingdom and the United States that was signed on June 15, 1846, in Washington, D.C. Signed under the presidency of James K. Polk, the treaty brought an end to the Oregon boundary dispute by settling competing American and British claims to the Oregon Country; the area had been jointly occupied by both Britain and the U.S. since the Treaty of 1818.
The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to the U.S. state of Montana: Montana – fourth most extensive of the 50 states of the United States of America.
Pablo is a census-designated place (CDP) in Lake County, Montana, United States.
Pacific Islanders or Pasifikas are the peoples of the Pacific Islands.
Pacifism is opposition to war, militarism, or violence.
Paddlefish (family Polyodontidae) are basal Chondrostean ray-finned fish.
Paleontology or palaeontology is the scientific study of life that existed prior to, and sometimes including, the start of the Holocene Epoch (roughly 11,700 years before present).
The pallid sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus) is an endangered species of ray-finned fish, endemic to the waters of the Missouri and lower Mississippi river basins of the United States.
The Panic of 1873 was a financial crisis that triggered a depression in Europe and North America that lasted from 1873 until 1879, and even longer in some countries (France and Britain).
The Papaveraceae are an economically important family of about 42 genera and approximately 775 known species of flowering plants in the order Ranunculales, informally known as the poppy family.
Paradise Valley is a major river valley of the Yellowstone River in southwestern Montana just north of Yellowstone National Park in Park County, Montana.
The Senate Majority and Minority Leaders are two United States Senators and members of the party leadership of the United States Senate.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, often shortened to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or nicknamed Obamacare, is a United States federal statute enacted by the 111th United States Congress and signed into law by President Barack Obama on March 23, 2010.
Patriotism or national pride is the ideology of love and devotion to a homeland, and a sense of alliance with other citizens who share the same values.
Paul Gerhart Hatfield (April 29, 1928 – July 3, 2000) was an American politician and a member of the Democratic Party.
The Pend d’Oreilles, also known as the Kalispel, are Indigenous peoples of the Northwest Plateau.
The Pend Oreille River is a tributary of the Columbia River, approximately long, in northern Idaho and northeastern Washington in the United States, as well as southeastern British Columbia in Canada.
Per capita is a Latin prepositional phrase: per (preposition, taking the accusative case, meaning "by means of") and capita (accusative plural of the noun caput, "head").
The per capita personal income of the United States is the income that is received by persons from all sources.
Petrified wood (from the Greek root petro meaning "rock" or "stone"; literally "wood turned into stone") is the name given to a special type of fossilized remains of terrestrial vegetation.
Philip Henry Sheridan (March 6, 1831 – August 5, 1888) was a career United States Army officer and a Union general in the American Civil War.
Philipsburg is a town in and the county seat of Granite County, Montana, United States.
The Piegan (Blackfoot: Piikáni) are an Algonquian-speaking people from the North American Great Plains.
Pinus contorta, with the common names lodgepole pine and shore pine, and also known as twisted pine, and contorta pine, is a common tree in western North America.
Pinus ponderosa, commonly known as the ponderosa pine, bull pine, blackjack pine, or western yellow-pine, is a very large pine tree species of variable habitat native to the western United States and Canada.
The Pioneer League is a Minor League Baseball league which currently operates in the Rocky Mountain region of the United States.
The United States Census Bureau defines a place as a concentration of population which has a name, is locally recognized, and is not part of any other place.
United States, political divisions Political divisions (also referred to as administrative divisions) of the United States are the various recognized governing entities that together form the United States.
Poplar is a city in Roosevelt County, Montana, United States.
Populus section Aigeiros is a section of three species in the genus Populus, the poplars.
Powder River is a tributary of the Yellowstone River, approximately long in northeastern Wyoming and southeastern Montana in the United States.
Prairies are ecosystems considered part of the temperate grasslands, savannas, and shrublands biome by ecologists, based on similar temperate climates, moderate rainfall, and a composition of grasses, herbs, and shrubs, rather than trees, as the dominant vegetation type.
In meteorology, precipitation is any product of the condensation of atmospheric water vapor that falls under gravity.
Primula is a genus of mainly herbaceous flowering plants in the family Primulaceae.
In geology, a proglacial lake is a lake formed either by the damming action of a moraine during the retreat of a melting glacier, a glacial ice dam, or by meltwater trapped against an ice sheet due to isostatic depression of the crust around the ice.
Progressivism is the support for or advocacy of improvement of society by reform.
Progressivism in the United States is a broadly based reform movement that reached its height early in the 20th century and is generally considered to be middle class and reformist in nature.
The pronghorn (Antilocapra americana) is a species of artiodactyl mammal indigenous to interior western and central North America.
A property tax or millage rate is an ad valorem tax on the value of a property, usually levied on real estate.
Protestantism is the second largest form of Christianity with collectively more than 900 million adherents worldwide or nearly 40% of all Christians.
The provinces and territories of Canada are the sub-national governments within the geographical areas of Canada under the authority of the Canadian Constitution.
The Pryor Mountains are a mountain range in Carbon and Big Horn counties of Montana.
Pseudoroegneria spicata is a species of grass known by the common name bluebunch wheatgrass.
The Pulitzer Prize is an award for achievements in newspaper, magazine and online journalism, literature, and musical composition in the United States.
Quartzite (from Quarzit) is a hard, non-foliated metamorphic rock which was originally pure quartz sandstone.
Race and ethnicity in the United States Census, defined by the federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the United States Census Bureau, are self-identification data items in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify, and indicate whether or not they are of Hispanic or Latino origin (the only categories for ethnicity).
Radio is the technology of using radio waves to carry information, such as sound, by systematically modulating properties of electromagnetic energy waves transmitted through space, such as their amplitude, frequency, phase, or pulse width.
In the United States, railroads are designated as Class I, II, or III, according to size criteria first established by the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) in 1911, and now governed by the Surface Transportation Board.
A rain shadow is a dry area on the leeward side of a mountainous area (away from the wind).
Rainbow Dam is a hydroelectric dam on the Missouri River, high and long, located six miles northeast of Great Falls in the U.S. state of Montana.
A ranch is an area of land, including various structures, given primarily to the practice of ranching, the practice of raising grazing livestock such as cattle or sheep for meat or wool.
Red Cloud's War (also referred to as the Bozeman War or the Powder River War) was an armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Northern Arapaho on one side and the United States in Wyoming and Montana territories from 1866 to 1868.
Red Lodge Mountain is an alpine ski area in the western United States, located in south-central Montana along the eastern front of the Beartooth Mountains, west of the town of Red Lodge.
Red Lodge is a city in and the county seat of Carbon County, Montana, United States.
Reptiles are tetrapod animals in the class Reptilia, comprising today's turtles, crocodilians, snakes, amphisbaenians, lizards, tuatara, and their extinct relatives.
The Republican National Committee (RNC) is a U.S. political committee that provides national leadership for the Republican Party of the United States.
The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP (abbreviation for Grand Old Party), is one of the two major political parties in the United States, the other being its historic rival, the Democratic Party.
Charles Robert Redford Jr. (born August 18, 1936) is an American actor, director, producer, businessman, environmentalist, and philanthropist.
Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation is one of seven American Indian reservations in the U.S. state of Montana.
Rocky Mountain College (informally Rocky, or RMC), located in Billings, in the U.S. state of Montana, is a private comprehensive college offering 50 liberal arts- and professionally oriented- majors in 24 undergraduate disciplines.
The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF) is a conservation and pro-hunting organization, founded in the United States in 1984 by four hunters from Troy, Montana (Bob Munson, Bill Munson, Dan Bull and Charlie Decker).
The Rocky Mountain Front is a somewhat unified geologic and ecosystem area in North America where the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains meet the plains.
The Rocky Mountains, also known as the Rockies, are a major mountain range in western North America.
The Roe River runs from Giant Springs to the Missouri River near Great Falls, Montana, United States.
Rudyard is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Hill County, Montana, United States.
Russian (rússkiy yazýk) is an East Slavic language, which is official in Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, as well as being widely spoken throughout Eastern Europe, the Baltic states, the Caucasus and Central Asia.
Ryan Dam is a hydroelectric dam on the Missouri River, downstream from the city of Great Falls in the U.S. state of Montana.
Sagebrush is the common name of several woody and herbaceus species of plants in the genus Artemisia.
A sales tax is a tax paid to a governing body for the sales of certain goods and services.
Salish Kootenai College (SKC) is a Native American tribal college based in Pablo, Montana which serves the Bitterroot Salish, Kootenai, and Pend d'Oreilles tribes.
Samuel Vernon Stewart (August 2, 1872 – September 15, 1939) was a Democrat, an attorney, former Montana Supreme Court Justice and the sixth Governor of Montana.
Same-sex marriage (also known as gay marriage) is the marriage of a same-sex couple, entered into in a civil or religious ceremony.
Samuel Sullivan "Sunset" Cox (September 30, 1824, Zanesville, Ohio – September 10, 1889, New York City) was an American Congressman and diplomat.
Samuel Thomas Hauser (January 10, 1833 – November 10, 1914) was an American industrialist and banker who was active in the development of Montana Territory.
Sand is a naturally occurring granular material composed of finely divided rock and mineral particles.
Sandstone is a clastic sedimentary rock composed mainly of sand-sized (0.0625 to 2 mm) mineral particles or rock fragments.
Sapphire is a precious gemstone, a variety of the mineral corundum, an aluminium oxide.
The Sapphire Mountains are a range of mountains located in southwestern Montana in the northwestern United States.
Saskatchewan is a prairie and boreal province in western Canada, the only province without natural borders.
The Saskatchewan River (Cree: kisiskāciwani-sīpiy, "swift flowing river") is a major river in Canada, about long, flowing roughly eastward across Saskatchewan and Manitoba to empty into Lake Winnipeg.
Scandinavia is a region in Northern Europe, with strong historical, cultural and linguistic ties.
Scenic Hot Springs is a privately owned natural hot spring in Washington state that is closed to the public.
Scotch-Irish (or Scots-Irish) Americans are American descendants of Presbyterian and other Ulster Protestant Dissenters from various parts of Ireland, but usually from the province of Ulster, who migrated during the 18th and 19th centuries.
Scott Davis (born January 29, 1972) is an American former competitive figure skater.
The Great Seal of the State of Montana was adopted in 1865, when Montana was a United States Territory.
The Sedition Act of 1918 was an Act of the United States Congress that extended the Espionage Act of 1917 to cover a broader range of offenses, notably speech and the expression of opinion that cast the government or the war effort in a negative light or interfered with the sale of government bonds.
A semi-arid climate or steppe climate is the climate of a region that receives precipitation below potential evapotranspiration, but not as low as a desert climate.
Severance taxes are taxes imposed on the removal of natural resources within a taxing jurisdiction.
The Seward Peninsula is a large peninsula on the western coast of the U.S. state of Alaska.
Shale is a fine-grained, clastic sedimentary rock composed of mud that is a mix of flakes of clay minerals and tiny fragments (silt-sized particles) of other minerals, especially quartz and calcite.
Shelby is a city in and the county seat of Toole County, Montana, United States.
The Shoshone or Shoshoni are a Native American tribe with four large cultural/linguistic divisions.
Showdown is an alpine ski area located in the Little Belt Mountains in Central Montana, United States.
Sidney Edgerton (August 17, 1818 – July 19, 1900) was an American politician, lawyer, judge and teacher from Ohio.
Sidney is a city in and the county seat of Richland County, Montana, United States, less than away from the North Dakota border.
Silt is granular material of a size between sand and clay, whose mineral origin is quartz and feldspar.
Single skating is a discipline of figure skating in which male and female skaters compete individually.
The Sioux also known as Očhéthi Šakówiŋ, are groups of Native American tribes and First Nations peoples in North America.
Sitting Bull (Tȟatȟáŋka Íyotake in Standard Lakota orthography, also nicknamed Húŋkešni or "Slow"; c. 1831 – December 15, 1890) was a Hunkpapa Lakota leader who led his people during years of resistance to United States government policies.
Six-man football is a variant of American football played with six players per team, instead of 11.
Ski jumping is a winter sport in which competitors aim to achieve the longest jump after descending from a specially designed ramp on their skis.
Skijoring (pronounced) is a winter sport where a person on skis is pulled by a horse, a dog (or dogs) or a motor vehicle.
Slate is a fine-grained, foliated, homogeneous metamorphic rock derived from an original shale-type sedimentary rock composed of clay or volcanic ash through low-grade regional metamorphism.
The Slavic languages (also called Slavonic languages) are the Indo-European languages spoken by the Slavic peoples.
Slavs are an Indo-European ethno-linguistic group who speak the various Slavic languages of the larger Balto-Slavic linguistic group.
Slovak is an Indo-European language that belongs to the West Slavic languages (together with Czech, Polish, and Sorbian).
The smallmouth bass (Micropterus dolomieu) is a species of freshwater fish in the sunfish family (Centrarchidae) of the order Perciformes.
Smith River is a tributary of the Missouri River, in central Montana, in the United States.
A smokejumper is a wildland firefighter who parachutes into a remote area to combat wildfires.
A snow coach is a specialized passenger transport vehicle, designed to operate over snow or ice, similar to a large, multi-passenger snowcat that is equipped with bus style seating.
A snowmobile, also known as a motor sled, motor sledge, or snowmachine, is a motorized vehicle designed for winter travel and recreation on snow.
The Snowy Mountains, known informally as "The Snowies", is an IBRA subregion and the highest mountain range on the continent of mainland Australia.
Socialism is a range of economic and social systems characterised by social ownership and democratic control of the means of production as well as the political theories and movements associated with them.
South Dakota is a U.S. state in the Midwestern region of the United States.
Sovereign immunity, or crown immunity, is a legal doctrine by which the sovereign or state cannot commit a legal wrong and is immune from civil suit or criminal prosecution.
The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.
The Spanish flu (January 1918 – December 1920), also known as the 1918 flu pandemic, was an unusually deadly influenza pandemic, the first of the two pandemics involving H1N1 influenza virus.
Spanish or Castilian, is a Western Romance language that originated in the Castile region of Spain and today has hundreds of millions of native speakers in Latin America and Spain.
In the Granite Mountain/Speculator Mine disaster of June 8, 1917, an electric cable was being lowered into the Granite Mountain mine as part of a fire safety system.
Spokane, a chestnut Thoroughbred stallion foaled in 1886.
A spruce is a tree of the genus Picea, a genus of about 35 species of coniferous evergreen trees in the family Pinaceae, found in the northern temperate and boreal (taiga) regions of the Earth.
The Saint Mary River is a cross-border tributary of the Oldman River, itself a tributary of the South Saskatchewan River.
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State parks are parks or other protected areas managed at the sub-national level within those nations which use "state" as a political subdivision.
State trust lands were granted by the United States Congress to states upon entering the Union.
Stephen Clark Bullock (born April 11, 1966) is an American politician and lawyer serving as the 24th and current Governor of Montana.
Steven David Daines (born August 20, 1962) is an American entrepreneur and politician serving as the junior United States Senator from Montana since 2015.
Stevensville (Salish: ɫq̓éɫmlš) is a town in Ravalli County, Montana, United States.
The Stillwater River is a tributary of the Yellowstone River.
The Stock-Raising Homestead Act of 1916 provided settlers of public land—a full section or its equivalent—for ranching purposes.
Stone Child College is an accredited tribal college of the Chippewa-Cree Tribe located in Box Elder, Montana.
Strategic Air Command (SAC) was both a Department of Defense Specified Command and a United States Air Force (USAF) Major Command (MAJCOM), responsible for Cold War command and control of two of the three components of the U.S. military's strategic nuclear strike forces, the so-called "nuclear triad," with SAC having control of land-based strategic bomber aircraft and intercontinental ballistic missiles or ICBMs (the third leg of the triad being submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBM) of the U.S. Navy).
A submarine (or simply sub) is a watercraft capable of independent operation underwater.
Super giant slalom, or super-G, is a racing discipline of alpine skiing.
The Supreme Court of the United States (sometimes colloquially referred to by the acronym SCOTUS) is the highest federal court of the United States.
Swedish is a North Germanic language spoken natively by 9.6 million people, predominantly in Sweden (as the sole official language), and in parts of Finland, where it has equal legal standing with Finnish.
The Sweet Grass Hills (Blackfoot: kátoyissiksi, Cheyenne: vé'ho'ôhtsévóse, Salish: ččaɫalqn, "three peaks") are a small group of low mountains rising more than 3,000 feet above the surrounding plains southwest of Whitlash, Montana in Liberty and Toole County, Montana.
The sweet pea (Lathyrus odoratus) is a flowering plant in the genus Lathyrus in the family Fabaceae (legumes), native to Sicily, Cyprus, southern Italy and the Aegean Islands.
In American politics, the term swing state refers to any state that could reasonably be won by either the Democratic or Republican presidential candidate.
A table is a butte, flank of a mountain, or mountain, that has a flat top.
Talc or talcum is a clay mineral composed of hydrated magnesium silicate with the chemical formula H2Mg3(SiO3)4 or Mg3Si4O10(OH)2.
A term limit is a legal restriction that limits the number of terms an officeholder may serve in a particular elected office.
Terry, incorporated in 1910, is a town in and the county seat of Prairie County, Montana, United States.
Teton Pass Ski Area is an alpine ski area located along the Rocky Mountain Front in northwestern Montana, west of Choteau, Montana and east of the Continental Divide.
Teton Wilderness is located in Wyoming, United States.
Texas (Texas or Tejas) is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population.
The Texas Longhorn is a breed of cattle known for its characteristic horns, which can extend to over tip to tip for bulls, and tip to tip for steers and exceptional cows.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), often informally known as the Mormon Church, is a nontrinitarian, Christian restorationist church that is considered by its members to be the restoration of the original church founded by Jesus Christ.
The Slaughter Rule is a 2002 independent film directed by Alex Smith and Andrew J. Smith and starring Ryan Gosling and David Morse.
Thomas Francis Meagher (3 August 1823 1 July 1867) was an Irish nationalist and leader of the Young Irelanders in the Rebellion of 1848.
Thomas Henry Carter (October 30, 1854September 17, 1911) was a territorial delegate, a United States Representative, and a U.S. Senator from Montana.
Thomas James Walsh (June 12, 1859March 2, 1933) was an American lawyer and Democratic Party politician from Helena, Montana who represented Montana in the United States Senate from 1913 to 1933.
Threatened species are any species (including animals, plants, fungi, etc.) which are vulnerable to endangerment in the near future.
Three Forks is a city in Gallatin County, Montana, United States and is located within the watershed valley system of both the Missouri and Mississippi rivers drainage basins — and is historically considered the birthplace or start of the Missouri River.
Thuja plicata, commonly called western or Pacific redcedar, giant or western arborvitae, giant cedar, or shinglewood, is a species of Thuja, an evergreen coniferous tree in the cypress family Cupressaceae native to western North America.
The Tobacco Root Mountains lie in the northern Rocky Mountains, between the Jefferson and Madison Rivers in southwest Montana.
Thomas Sven "Tommy" Moe (born February 17, 1970) is a former World Cup alpine ski racer from the United States.
The Tongue River is a tributary of the Yellowstone River, approximately 265 mi (426 km) long, in the U.S. states of Wyoming and Montana.
Topography is the study of the shape and features of the surface of the Earth and other observable astronomical objects including planets, moons, and asteroids.
Toston Dam is a hydroelectric gravity dam located on the Missouri River in Broadwater County, Montana.
A trauma center (or trauma centre) is a hospital equipped and staffed to provide care for patients suffering from major traumatic injuries such as falls, motor vehicle collisions, or gunshot wounds.
Tribal colleges and universities are a category of higher education, minority-serving institutions in the United States.
Triple Divide Peak is located in the Lewis Range, part of the Rocky Mountains in North America.
Trout is the common name for a number of species of freshwater fish belonging to the genera Oncorhynchus, Salmo and Salvelinus, all of the subfamily Salmoninae of the family Salmonidae.
Tsuga (from 栂 (ツガ), the name of Tsuga sieboldii) is a genus of conifers in the subfamily Abietoideae.
Turner Mountain Ski Resort is an alpine ski area located in northwest Montana, north of Libby, Montana.
The U.S. Figure Skating Championships is a figure skating competition held annually to crown the national champions of the United States.
U.S. Route 10 or U.S. Highway 10 (US 10) is an east–west United States highway formed in 1926.
U.S. Route 12 (US 12) is an east–west United States highway, running from Aberdeen, Washington, to Detroit, Michigan, for almost.
U.S. Route 191 (US 191) is a spur of U.S. Route 91 that has two branches.
U.S. Route 2 or U.S. Highway 2 (US 2) is an east–west U.S. Highway spanning across the northern continental United States.
U.S. Highway 87 (US 87) is a north–south United States highway (though it is signed east–west in New Mexico) that runs for 1,998 miles (3,215 km) from northern Montana to southern Texas.
U.S. Route 89 (US 89) is a north–south United States Highway with two sections, and one former section.
U.S. Route 93 (US 93) is a major north–south United States highway in the western United States.
A state is a constituent political entity of the United States.
The Union Pacific Railroad (or Union Pacific Railroad Company and simply Union Pacific) is a freight hauling railroad that operates 8,500 locomotives over 32,100 route-miles in 23 states west of Chicago and New Orleans.
The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial and space warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
A part of the Quartermaster Corps, the U.S. Army Remount Service provided horses (and later mules and dogs) as remounts to U.S. Army units.
The United States Bureau of Reclamation (USBR), and formerly the United States Reclamation Service (not to be confused with the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement), is a federal agency under the U.S. Department of the Interior, which oversees water resource management, specifically as it applies to the oversight and operation of the diversion, delivery, and storage projects that it has built throughout the western United States for irrigation, water supply, and attendant hydroelectric power generation.
The United States Census Bureau (USCB; officially the Bureau of the Census, as defined in Title) is a principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System, responsible for producing data about the American people and economy.
The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the Federal government of the United States.
The United States Constitution is the supreme law of the United States.
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), also known as the Agriculture Department, is the U.S. federal executive department responsible for developing and executing federal laws related to farming, forestry, and food.
The United States Department of Education (ED or DoED), also referred to as the ED for (the) Education Department, is a Cabinet-level department of the United States government.
The United States Department of the Interior (DOI) is the United States federal executive department of the U.S. government responsible for the management and conservation of most federal lands and natural resources, and the administration of programs relating to Native Americans, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, territorial affairs, and insular areas of the United States.
The United States District Court for the District of Montana (in case citations, D. Mont.) is the United States District Court whose jurisdiction is the state of Montana (except the part of the state within Yellowstone National Park, which is under the jurisdiction of the United States District Court for the District of Wyoming).
The Environmental Protection Agency is an independent agency of the United States federal government for environmental protection.
The United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS or FWS) is an agency of the federal government within the U.S. Department of the Interior dedicated to the management of fish, wildlife, and natural habitats.
The United States Forest Service (USFS) is an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture that administers the nation's 154 national forests and 20 national grasslands, which encompass.
The United States Geological Survey (USGS, formerly simply Geological Survey) is a scientific agency of the United States government.
The United States House Committee on Territories was a committee of the United States House of Representatives from 1825 to 1946 (19th to 79th Congresses).
The United States House of Representatives is the lower chamber of the United States Congress, the Senate being the upper chamber.
National Forest is a classification of protected and managed federal lands in the United States.
The 1988 United States presidential election in Montana took place on November 8, 1988, and was part of the 1988 United States presidential election.
The 1992 United States presidential election in Montana was won on November 3, 1992, by Governor Bill Clinton (D-Arkansas) with a 37.63% of the popular vote plurality over incumbent President George H. W. Bush's (R-Texas) 35.12%, and businessman Ross Perot's (I-Texas) 26.12%.
The 1996 United States presidential election in Montana took place on November 5, 1996.
The 2000 United States presidential election in Montana took place on November 7, 2000, and was part of the 2000 United States presidential election.
The 2004 United States presidential election in Montana took place on November 2, 2004, and was part of the 2004 United States presidential election.
The 2008 United States presidential election in Montana took place on November 4, 2008, and was part of the 2008 United States presidential election.
The 2012 United States presidential election in Montana took place on November 6, 2012, as part of the 2012 General Election in which all 50 states plus The District of Columbia participated.
The 2016 United States presidential election in Montana was won by Republican Donald Trump and running mate Mike Pence, on November 8, 2016, with of the vote, as part of the 2016 general election.
The United States presidential election of 2008 was the 56th quadrennial presidential election.
The University of Montana (often simply referred to as UM) is a public research university in Missoula, Montana, in the United States.
The University of Montana Western (UMW) is a public university located in Dillon, Montana, United States.
The University of Providence (UP) (renamed from University of Great Falls in July 2017), is a private Roman Catholic university located in Great Falls, Montana within the Diocese of Great Falls–Billings.
The Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument is a national monument protecting the Missouri Breaks of central Montana, United States.
USS Montana may refer to.
Montana will be a Virginia-class submarine, honoring the U.S. State of Montana.
Utah is a state in the western United States.
The Utah & Northern Railway is a defunct railroad that was operated in the Utah Territory and later in the Idaho Territory and Montana Territory in the western United States during the 1870s and 1880s.
Vermiculite is a hydrous phyllosilicate mineral.
A vigilante is a civilian or organization acting in a law enforcement capacity (or in the pursuit of self-perceived justice) without legal authority.
Virginia City is a town in and the county seat of Madison County, Montana, United States.
Volcanic ash consists of fragments of pulverized rock, minerals and volcanic glass, created during volcanic eruptions and measuring less than 2 mm (0.079 inches) in diameter.
Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain.
Wallace Earle Stegner (February 18, 1909 – April 13, 1993) was an American novelist, short story writer, environmentalist, and historian, often called "The Dean of Western Writers".
Walleye (Sander vitreus, synonym Stizostedion vitreum) is a freshwater perciform fish native to most of Canada and to the Northern United States.
The Washburn Expedition of 1870 explored the region of northwestern Wyoming that two years later became Yellowstone National Park.
Washington, officially the State of Washington, is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States.
The Territory of Washington was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from March 2, 1853, until November 11, 1889, when the territory was admitted to the Union as the State of Washington.
Water right in water law refers to the right of a user to use water from a water source, e.g., a river, stream, pond or source of groundwater.
Waterton Lake is a mountain lake in southern Alberta, Canada and northern Montana, United States.
West Glacier is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in eastern Flathead County, Montana, United States.
West Yellowstone is a town in Gallatin County, Montana, adjacent to Yellowstone National Park.
The western meadowlark (Sturnella neglecta) is a medium-sized icterid bird, about in length.
The Western United States, commonly referred to as the American West, the Far West, or simply the West, traditionally refers to the region comprising the westernmost states of the United States.
The westslope cutthroat trout (Oncorhynchus clarki lewisi), also known as the black-spotted trout, common cutthroat trout and red-throated trout is a subspecies of the cutthroat trout (Oncorhynchus clarki) and is a freshwater fish in the salmon family (family Salmonidae) of order Salmoniformes.
White Americans are Americans who are descendants from any of the white racial groups of Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa, or in census statistics, those who self-report as white based on having majority-white ancestry.
In the United States, a White Hispanic is an American citizen or resident who is racially white and of Hispanic descent.
White sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) is a species of sturgeon in the family Acipenseridae of the order Acipenseriformes.
White Sulphur Springs is a city in and the county seat of Meagher County, Montana, United States.
The white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus), also known as the whitetail or Virginia deer, is a medium-sized deer native to the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central America, and South America as far south as Peru and Bolivia.
Whitefish Lake State Park is a Montana state park located two miles west of the town of Whitefish, Montana off U.S. Highway 93.
Whitefish Mountain Resort is a ski resort in the western United States, located at The Big Mountain in northwestern Montana.
Whitefish (Salish: epɫx̣ʷy̓u, "has whitefish") is a city in Flathead County, Montana, United States.
The whooping crane (Grus americana), the tallest North American bird, is an endangered crane species named for its whooping sound.
Wilderness or wildland is a natural environment on Earth that has not been significantly modified by human activity.
The Wilderness Act of 1964 was written by Howard Zahniser of The Wilderness Society.
A wilderness area is a region where the land is in a natural state; where impacts from human activities are minimal—that is, as a wilderness.
William Andrews Clark Sr. (January 8, 1839March 2, 1925) was an American politician and entrepreneur, involved with mining, banking, and railroads.
The Winter Olympic Games (Jeux olympiques d'hiver) is a major international sporting event held once every four years for sports practised on snow and ice.
A winter storm is an event in which varieties of precipitation are formed that only occur at low temperatures, such as snow or sleet, or a rainstorm where ground temperatures are low enough to allow ice to form (i.e. freezing rain).
Wisconsin is a U.S. state located in the north-central United States, in the Midwest and Great Lakes regions.
The Wisconsin Glacial Episode, also called the Wisconsinan glaciation, was the most recent glacial period of the North American ice sheet complex.
Wisdom is a small town in Beaverhead County, Montana, United States.
Wolf Point is a city in and the county seat of Roosevelt County, Montana, United States.
The Woman's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) is an active temperance organization that was among the first organizations of women devoted to social reform with a program that "linked the religious and the secular through concerted and far-reaching reform strategies based on applied Christianity." It was influential in the temperance movement, and supported the 18th Amendment.
Women's suffrage (colloquial: female suffrage, woman suffrage or women's right to vote) --> is the right of women to vote in elections; a person who advocates the extension of suffrage, particularly to women, is called a suffragist.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Wyoming is a state in the mountain region of the western United States.
Yellowstone Airport is a state-owned public-use airport located one nautical mile (2 km) north of the central business district of West Yellowstone, a town in Gallatin County, Montana, United States.
Yellowstone National Park is an American national park located in Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho.
The Yellowstone River is a tributary of the Missouri River, approximately long, in the western United States.
Yellowtail Dam is a dam across the Bighorn River in south central Montana in the United States.
Younts Peak is a peak in the Absaroka Range in northwestern Wyoming in the United States and the highest point in the Teton Wilderness.
The 1932 Winter Olympics, officially known as the III Olympic Winter Games, were a winter multi-sport event in the United States, held in Lake Placid, New York.
The 1936 Winter Olympics, officially known as the IV Olympic Winter Games (French: Les IVes Jeux olympiques d'hiver) (German: Olympische Winterspiele 1936), were a winter multi-sport event which was celebrated in 1936 in the market town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen in Bavaria, Germany.
The 1994 Winter Olympics (Olympiske vinterleker 1994), officially known as the XVII Olympic Winter Games (French: Les XVIIes Jeux olympiques d'hiver), was a winter multi-sport event celebrated from 12 to 27 February 1994 in and around Lillehammer, Norway.
The 1998 Winter Olympics, officially the, and commonly known as Nagano 1998, was a winter multi-sport event celebrated from 7 to 22 February 1998 in Nagano, Japan.
The Twenty-second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13.2% over the 248,709,873 people enumerated during the 1990 Census.
The 2010 United States Census (commonly referred to as the 2010 Census) is the twenty-third and most recent United States national census.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.
The United States Air Force's 341st Missile Wing is an intercontinental ballistic missile unit headquartered at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana.
The 45th parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 45 degrees north of Earth's equator.
The 49th parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 49° north of Earth's equator.
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