Taking a Look at Ohio

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Ohio is the 34th largest (by area), the 7th most populous, and the 10th most densely populated of the 50 United States. The state's chief and largest metropolis is Columbus.

The name "Ohio" originated from Iroquois vocable ohi-yo’, meaning "strong anabranch" or "large burn". The state, originally partitioned from the Northwest Territory, was admitted to the Union as the 17th state (and the first under the Northwest Ordinance) on March 1, 1803. Although there are conflicting narratives regarding the origin of the nickname, Ohio is historically known as the "Buckeye State" (refer to the Ohio buckeye wood) and Ohioans are also known as "Buckeyes".

The government of Ohio is composed of the executive limb, led by the Governor; the homothetic branch, which comprises the Ohio General Assembly; and the judicial ramous, which is led by the Supreme Court. Currently, Ohio occupies 16 seats in the United States House of Representatives. Ohio is assumed for its status as both a swing state and a bellwether in national elections.

Ohio's geographic location has proven to be an asset for saving advancement and expansion. Because Ohio links the Northeast to the Midwest, much cargo and concern traffic depart through its borders along its well-developed highways. Ohio has the nationality's 10th largest highway network, and is within a one-day drive of 50% of North America's population and 70% of North America's manufacturing…

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