Georgia's major industries are agriculture, timber and textiles. The state also benefits greatly from a military presence; Fort Benning, Fort Stewart and Robins Air Force Base are the state's three largest employers. More » Business & Finance Industries

Georgia is one of the oldest states in the United States of America. It joined the young nation as its fourth state on Jan. 2, 1788, a little over 10 years after the signing of the Declaration of Independence, and only f... More » History Modern History US History

Alaska’s major industries include oil and gas, tourism and fishing. The largest industry is oil and gas, which provides more than 84 percent of the state’s annual budget as of 2014. Commercial fishing in Alaska results i... More » Business & Finance Industries
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