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  1. US States and Capitals

  2. Northeast Region • State: Maine (ME) • Capital: Augusta • Fun Fact: Maine is the only state whose name is one syllable

  3. Northeast Region • State: New Hampshire (NH) • Capital: Concord • Fun Fact: The state’s motto is “live free or die”

  4. Northeast Region • State: Vermont (VT) • Capital: Montpelier • Fun Fact: VT is the home to Ben and Jerry’s ice cream 

  5. Northeast Region • State: Massachusetts (MA) • Capital: Boston • Fun Fact: Harvard, the first college established in the United States (1636) is located in Cambridge, MA

  6. Northeast Region • State: Connecticut (CT) • Capital: Hartford • Fun Fact: UConn's NCAAW basketball team has the longest winning streak out of both men and women's college basketball teams

  7. Northeast Region • State: Rhode Island (RI) • Capital: Providence • Fun Fact: Providence was founded by banished Puritan, Rodger Williams and was seen as a religious refuge for some in the1600s

  8. Northeast Region • State: New York (NY) • Capital: Albany • Fun Fact: The Major League Baseball Hall of Fame is located in Cooperstown, NY

  9. Northeast Region • State: Pennsylvania (PA) • Capital: Harrisburg • Fun Fact: PA is known as the Keystone State

  10. Northeast Region • State: New Jersey (NJ) • Capital: Trenton • Fun Fact: NJ is the most DENSELY populated state in the US

  11. Northeast Region • State: Maryland (MD) • Capital: Annapolis • Fun Fact: MD is home to the US Naval Academy

  12. Northeast Region • State: Delaware (DE) • Capital: Dover • Fun Fact: Nicknamed the “First State” (first state to ratify the Constitution)

  13. Southeast Region • State: West Virginia (WV) • Capital: Charleston • Fun Fact: John Brown’s Raid at Harpers Ferry (for abolition) happened in WV.

  14. Southeast • State: Virginia (VA) • Capital: Richmond • Fun Fact: Home to Jamestown

  15. Southeast Region • State: North Carolina (NC) • Capital: Raleigh • Fun Fact: Home to the first flight (Wright Brothers)

  16. Southeast Region • State: South Carolina (SC) • Capital: Columbia • Fun Fact: First state to secede from the Union to start the Civil War.

  17. Southeast Region • State: Georgia (GA) • Capital: Atlanta • Fun Fact: Home to Coca-Cola headquarters

  18. Southeast Region • State: Florida (FL) • Capital: Tallahassee • Fun Fact: NASA Headquarters located at Cape Canaveral

  19. Southeast Region • State: Alabama (AL) • Capital: Montgomery • Fun Fact: Hub of the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s; Montgomery Bus Boycott occurred here (Rosa Parks)

  20. Southeast Region • State: Mississippi (MS) • Capital: Jackson • Fun Fact: Named after the largest river in the US

  21. Southeast Region • State: Louisiana (LA) • Capital: Baton Rouge • Fact: In 2005, New Orleans was devastated by Hurricane Katrina

  22. Southeast Region • State: Arkansas (AR) • Capital: Little Rock • Fun Fact: Home to the “Little Rock Nine” Event

  23. Southeast Region • State: Tennessee (TN) • Capital: Nashville • Home state of Elvis

  24. Southeast Region • State: Kentucky (KY) • Capital: Frankfort • Fun Fact: Home to the longest continuously held horse race (the Kentucky Derby) at Churchill Downs

  25. Southwest Region • State: Oklahoma (OK) • Capital: Oklahoma City • Fun Fact: Settlers who tried to get land in Oklahoma, before the noon starting time, were called Sooners

  26. Southwest Region • State: Texas (TX) • Capital: Austin • Fun Fact: Texas executes more prisoners than any other state

  27. Southwest Region • State: New Mexico(NM) • Capital: Santa Fe • Fun Fact: Home to Los Alamos where the US tested the atomic bomb

  28. Southwest Region • State: Arizona (AZ) • Capital: Phoenix • Fun Fact: Home to the Grand Canyon

  29. Midwest Region

  30. Midwest Region • State: Ohio (OH) • Capital: Columbus • Fun Fact: Kent, Ohio is home to the Kent State Massacre in 1970 when the government fired on students protesting the US involvement in the Vietnam War

  31. Midwest Region • State: Michigan (MI) • Capital: Lansing • Fun Fact: Home to Motown and the US car industry

  32. Midwest Region • State: Indiana (IN) • Capital: Indianapolis • Fun Fact: Residents are called Hoosier's after the frontier greeting of "who's here?" whenever settlers approached someone's living quarters

  33. Midwest Region • State: Illinois (IL) • Capital: Springfield • Fun Fact: Home to Presidents Lincoln and Obama

  34. Midwest Region • State: Wisconsin (WI) • Capital: Madison • Fun Fact: #1 producer of dairy products, hence the “cheese head” nickname

  35. Midwest Region • State: Minnesota (MN) • Capital: St. Paul • Fun Fact: Home to the “Twin Cities”

  36. Midwest Region • State: Iowa (IA) • Capital: Des Moines • Fun Fact: Home to the Iowa Caucus, the first presidential primary state

  37. Midwest Region • State: Missouri (MO) • Capital: St. Louis • Fun Fact: Home to the famous Gateway Arch and the 2011 World Series Champions (Cardinals)

  38. Midwest Region • State: North Dakota (ND) • Capital: Bismarck • Fun Fact: North Dakota is nicknamed the "Roughrider State" in honor of the first volunteer cavalry in the US led by Teddy Roosevelt in the Spanish-American War

  39. Midwest Region • State: South Dakota (SD) • Capital: Pierre • Fun Fact: Home to Mt. Rushmore.

  40. Midwest Region • State: Nebraska (NE) • Capital: Lincoln • Fun Fact: Kool Aid was invented in this state.

  41. Midwest Region • State: Kansas (KS) • Capital: Topeka • Fun Fact: Part of Tornado alley

  42. Western Region

  43. Western Region • State: Colorado • Capital: Denver • Fun Fact: Home to the US Air Force Academy

  44. Western Region • State: Utah • Capital: Salt Lake City • Fun Fact: TCR completed here. Celebration occurred at Promontory Summit in 1869.

  45. Western Region • State: Wyoming • Capital: Cheyenne • Fun Fact: Home to Yellowstone National Park

  46. Western Region • State: Montana • Capital: Helena • Fun Fact: Battle of Litter Big Horn (Custer’s Last Stand) happed in Montana

  47. Western Region • State: Idaho • Capital: Boise • Fun Fact: #1 producer of potatoes in the US

  48. Western Region • State: Nevada • Capital: Carson City • Fun Fact: Home to “Sin City”

  49. Western Region • State: California • Capital: Sacramento • Fun Fact: Most populous state in the US

  50. Western Region • State: Oregon • Capital: Salem • Fun Fact: Home to the largest lake in the US (Crater Lake)