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St. Louis Slide 2 Kansas City St. Louis Slide 3 Kansas City Jefferson City St. Louis Slide 4 The Ten Most Interesting Facts About Missouri That You Never Knew Before! Slide 5 The ten most interesting facts you never knew about Missouri 10. Sliced bread was first offered for sale in Chillicothe, Missouri in 1928 when Otto Rohwedders bread slicing machine was installed at the Chillicothe Baking Company. Slide 6 The ten most interesting facts you never knew about Missouri 9. Congressman Willard Duncan Vandiver gave the State its nickname in 1899 when he said, I come from a state that raises corn and cotton and cockleburs and Democrats, and frothy eloquence neither convinces nor satisfies me. I am from Missouri. You have got to show me. Slide 7 The ten most interesting facts you never knew about Missouri 8. The State was named for the Missouri River, which took its name from the Missouri Indians who lived along its banks. Missouri literally means canoe haver. Slide 8 The ten most interesting facts you never knew about Missouri 7. Nearly all the amoxicillin sold in U.S. pharmacies today is manufactured by an Israeli company at a plant in Mexico, Missouri. Slide 9 The ten most interesting facts you never knew about Missouri 6. Famous Missourians include: Mark Twain, Harry Truman, George Washington Carver, JC Penney, Walt Disney, Brad Pitt, Daniel Boone, Ginger Rogers, Scott Joplin, Yogi Berra, Satchel Paige, and Rush Limbaugh. Slide 10 The ten most interesting facts you never knew about Missouri 5. Homecoming originated in Missouri in 1911 when the Missouri Tigers hosted the Kansas Jayhawks in football. Slide 11 The ten most interesting facts you never knew about Missouri 4. The first city in the nation to generate all its power from wind was Rock Port, Missouri, where a wind farm went into operation in 2008. Slide 12 The ten most interesting facts you never knew about Missouri 3. One of Missouris ten largest lakes has a 1150-mile shoreline longer than the coast of California. Slide 13 The ten most interesting facts you never knew about Missouri 2. Peculiar, Tightwad, Rat, Ink, Boss, Bland, Leeper, Sleeper, Zif and Zig are real names of real towns in Missouri. Slide 14 The ten most interesting facts you never knew about Missouri 1.The 1904 Worlds Fair in St. Louis is credited with being the origin of the ice cream cone, the hamburger, the hot dog, peanut butter, iced tea, and cotton candy!