Sequoias are poor lumber trees, but redwoods are excellent for felling and building things.
Lived a miner, 49er, and his daughter, Clementine."
The song wouldn't work if the year was 50! Also I think there's some kind of major sports team named after it?
Edit: Had no idea the whole badge is available, time to get started. Should be much easier than countries, as an American myself.