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state 1
State #1
  • Clue 1: This state has the world's longest floating bridge.Clue 2: This state is the top producer of apples in the United States.Clue 3: The first-ever revolving restaurant opened in this state in 1961.Clue 4: This state is the only state named after a U.S. president.Clue 5: This state is the home of Mount St. Helen's, a semi-active volcano that erupted in 1980.  
state 2
State #2
  • Clue 1: Although this state is the driest state, its lakes are home to many rare fish. Clue 2: Gold and silver discoveries drew miners to this state in the 1860s.
  • Clue 3: This state entered the Union during the Civil War.Clue 4: This state gets its name from a Spanish word that means "snowcapped." Clue 5: Hoover Dam is in this state.  
state 3
State #3
  • Clue 1: This state has 663 miles of beaches. Clue 2: With a population of about 16 million people, this state has the fourth-largest population in the United States. Clue 3: Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon came to this state looking for a "fountain of youth." Clue 4: The space shuttles launch from this state. Clue 5: Walt Disney World and Epcot Center are in this state.
state 4
State #4
  • Clue 1: The first brick street in the world was laid in this state in 1870.Clue 2: This was the first state to enact a sales tax.Clue 3: Nearly 80 percent of this state is covered with forest.Clue 4: The first Mother's Day was celebrated in this state in 1908. Clue 5: Pennsylvania and Maryland border this state on the north; Kentucky and Ohio make up its western border.  
state 5
State #5
  • Clue 1: The country's first department store opened in this state in the late 1880s.Clue 2: The world's largest natural-rock span is located in this state.Clue 3: The 2002 Winter Olympic Games were held in this state.Clue 4: Mormons were among the first settlers in this state and still make up a high percentage of the population.Clue 5: This state is home to the Great Salt Lake, which covers 2,100 square miles.
state 6
State #6
  • Clue 1: The first successful parachute jump from a moving plane occurred in this state.Clue 2: The longest river in the United States flows through this state.Clue 3: The ice-cream cone was invented at the 1904 World's Fair in this state.Clue 4: This state's motto is the "Show Me State."Clue 5: Mark Twain, the author of Tom Sawyer, was born in this state.  
state 7
State #7
  • Clue 1: The first "sit-in" to protest racial segregation occurred in this state.Clue 2: Hurricane Floyd damaged this state's coast in 1999.Clue 3: The first English child born in the United States, Virginia Dare, was born in this state in 1587.Clue 4: Blackbeard the pirate was killed off the coast of this state.Clue 5: The Wright brothers flew the first aircraft in this state in 1903.  
state 8
State #8
  • Clue 1: A sculpture of two whale tails sticking up out of the ground can be seen in this state, which shares no borders with an ocean.Clue 2: Before joining the union, this state was an independent republic from 1777 to 1791.Clue 3: This state is the top producer of maple syrup in the United States.Clue 4: The Green Mountains dominate the landscape in this state.Clue 5: The capital of this state, Montpelier, has the smallest population of any state capital.  
state 9
State #9
  • Clue 1: The oldest rock in the world, dated at 3.8 billion years old, was found in this state.Clue 2: The blueberry muffin is the official state muffin of this state.Clue 3: This state's motto is L'Etoile du Nord, which is French for "Star of the North."Clue 4: Charles M. Schultz, who drew the "Peanuts" cartoons, was born in this state.Clue 5: This state has 12,000 lakes.  
state 10
State #10
  • Clue 1: This state has 120 counties.Clue 2: Originally, this state was part of Virginia.Clue 3: This state is bounded on the west, north, and east by three rivers: the Mississippi, the Ohio, and the Big Sandy.Clue 4: The Mammoth-Flint Cave system, which at 300 miles long is the largest underground cave in the world, is in this state.Clue 5: Jefferson Davis, who was president of the Confederate States of America, and President Abraham Lincoln were both born in this state.  
state 11
State #11
  • Clue 1: The term "dude" originated in this state.Clue 2: This state was the first state to grant women the right to vote.Clue 3: This state's license plate features a man on a bucking bronco.Clue 4: The JC Penney stores were founded in this state.Clue 5: This state has the smallest population of all the 50 states.  
state 12
State #12
  • Clue 1: This state was named after an English duke.Clue 2: The first railroad in the United States was constructed in this state.Clue 3: This state was home to our nation's capital before it was moved to Washington, D.C.Clue 4: Five states -- Connecticut, Vermont, New Jersey, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania -- border this state.Clue 5: You can find the Statue of Liberty in this state.  
state 13
State #13
  • Clue 1: Artificial rain was first used in this state in 1947.Clue 2: The highest ground level wind speed in the United States was recorded in this state.Clue 3: The first free public library in the United States was established in this state.Clue 4: This state's motto is "Live Free or Die." Clue 5: Dartmouth College, founded in 1769, is in this state.  
state 14
State #14
  • Clue 1: According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the world's shortest river is in this state.Clue 2: The highest temperature recorded in this state was 117 degrees and the lowest was 70 degrees below zero. Clue 3: This state is the fourth largest in the United States, but it is the sixth-least populated state.Clue 4: Grasshopper Glacier, named for grasshoppers frozen in ice, is found in this state.Clue 5: The Missouri River starts in the Rocky Mountains in this state.  
state 15
State #15
  • Clue 1: If all this state's rivers and streams were laid end-to-end, they could circle the globe at the equator.Clue 2: At one point in time, this state was part of the territories of Indiana, Illinois, and Michigan.Clue 3: This state is a leading producer of milk and cheese.Clue 4: The large number of lead miners in this state, who spent most of their time digging underground, earned this state the nickname the "Badger State."Clue 5: This state borders two of the Great Lakes: Michigan and Superior.  
state 16
State #16
  • Clue 1: The world's largest silver nugget was found in this state in 1894.Clue 2: The highest suspension bridge in the world is in this state.Clue 3: Members of the Utes, a Native American tribe, have lived in this state continuously since the 1500s.Clue 4: On average, this state has the highest altitude in the United States.Clue 5: U.S. Air Force Academy cadets attend school in this state.  
state 17
State #17
  • Clue 1: The first chartered town in the United States -- York, chartered in 1641 -- is in this state.Clue 2: More than 90 percent of the blueberries in North America are grown in this state.Clue 3: The most easterly point in the United States -- West Quoddy Head -- is in this state.Clue 4: Nearly 90 percent of the nation's lobster supply is caught off the coast of this state.Clue 5: This state is almost as big as the other five New England states combined.  
state 18
State #18
  • Clue 1: In 2004, people of this state voted to adopt a new state flag.Clue 2: Five other states share a border with this state.Clue 3: This state is named after a British king.Clue 4: The Girl Scouts were founded in this state in 1912.Clue 5: Former President Jimmy Carter is a native of this state.  
state 19
State #19
  • Clue 1: This state is made up of two peninsulas.Clue 2: You will find three mottos on this state's flag.Clue 3: More cereal is produced in this state than in any other.Clue 4: Four of the five Great Lakes make up parts of this state's borders.Clue 5: The state is known as the world's "Motor Capital."  
state 20
State #20
  • lue 1: This state became a state on Valentine's Day.Clue 2: This state is the top producer of copper in the United States.Clue 3: Telephone numbers that begin with the area code 623 can be found in this state.Clue 4: The palo verde tree, which is Spanish for "green stick," is this state's official state tree.Clue 5: This state is home to Grand Canyon National Park.  
state 21
State #21
  • Clue 1: This state used to be an independent nation.Clue 2: The state's name comes from a native word that means "homeland."Clue 3: Two active volcanoes can be found in this state.Clue 4: It was the last state to join the United States.Clue 5: This state is made up of eight islands.  
state 22
State #22
  • Clue 1: Swedish immigrants to this state built the first log cabins in North America in 1683.Clue 2: The state bug of this state is the ladybug.Clue 3: This state was named after an early Virginia governor.Clue 4: This state was the first of the original 13 states to ratify the U.S. Constitution.Clue 5: It is the second-smallest state in the United States.  
state 23
State #23
  • Clue 1: The only active diamond mine in the United States can be found in this state.Clue 2: The state was named after a Native American tribe whose name means "south wind."Clue 3: The fiddle (violin) is this state's state instrument.Clue 4: "The Natural State" is one of this state's nicknames.Clue 5: This state is the home state of former President Bill Clinton.  
state 24
State #24
  • lue 1: A city in this state has the longest main street in the United States, 33 miles.Clue 2: You can find this state at 45 degrees north latitude.Clue 3: The Snake River flows through this state.Clue 4: The logging industry is important to this state. As a matter of fact, some people note that the state is shaped like a logger's boot!Clue 5: The largest city in this state is Boise.  
state 25
State #25
  • Clue 1: The most rural of the U.S. states, farms cover 90 percent of its land.Clue 2: The geographic center of North America can be found in this state.Clue 3: Explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark wintered in this state in 1804-1805.Clue 4: Among all U.S. states, this state has the third-smallest population.Clue 5: Fargo is this state's most populated city.  
state 26
State #26
  • Clue 1: The world's largest land-locked harbor is in this state.Clue 2: This state has more than two dozen telephone area codes.Clue 3: A gold rush began in this state in 1848.Clue 4: This state's population, about 36 million, is the largest of all U.S. states.Clue 5: The state is the home of Death Valley. Death Valley is the lowest point in the Western Hemisphere.  
state 27
State #27
  • Clue 1: According to the latest census data, this state's population of about 4.4 million ranks it the 23rd largest state in the United States.Clue 2: Workers in this state built the rocket that carried the first people to walk on the moon.Clue 3: The square dance is this state's official American folk dance.Clue 4: This state was the home state of Helen Keller.Clue 5: The state of Georgia forms most of this state's eastern border.  
state 28
State #28
  • lue 1: The first coeducational, interracial college was founded in this state.Clue 2: The first professional baseball team was established in this state.Clue 3: Seven U.S. presidents were born in this state.Clue 4: This state's flag is the only state flag shaped like a pennant.Clue 5: The Professional Football Hall of Fame and the Rock'n'Roll Hall of Fame are in this state.  
state 29
State #29
  • Clue 1: This state has the tallest state capital in the United States.Clue 2: At different points in its history, this state was owned by France and Spain.Clue 3: This state's counties are called "parishes."Clue 4: Ninety-eight percent of the world's crayfish are in this state.Clue 5: This state hosts a huge Mardi Gras celebration every year.  
state 30
State #30
  • Clue 1: The world's largest elephant fossil is in this state.Clue 2: This state's legislature has only one house.Clue 3: Corn and beef are two of this state's top products.Clue 4: Former president Gerald R. Ford was born in this state.Clue 5: This state is nicknamed the "Cornhusker State."  
state 31
State #31
  • Clue 1: This state was named after a queen of England.Clue 2: The first umbrella factory in the United States opened in this state in 1928.Clue 3: Francis Scott Key wrote "The Star Spangled Banner" in this state while watching an attack on Fort McHenry during the War of 1812.Clue 4: This state's capital, Annapolis, is the fourth-oldest state capital in the United States.Clue 5: The United States Naval Academy is located in this state.
state 32
State #32
  • Clue 1: This state is the easternmost prairie state.Clue 2: The Wabash & Erie Canal, which operated from 1833 to 1874, increased the population and commerce in this state.Clue 3: This state hosts a famous car race.Clue 4: Forty-one miles of this state's border are along Lake Michigan.Clue 5: This state's name means "Land of the Indians."  
state 33
State #33
  • Clue 1:Three countries -- France, England, and Spain -- flew their flags over this state at separate times.Clue 2: Nearly 60 percent of this state is covered by forest.Clue 3: Coca-Cola was first bottled in this state in 1894.Clue 4: Cotton is the most important crop in this state.Clue 5: This state's name is also the name of the largest (by volume) river in the United States.  
state 34
State #34
  • Clue 1: The oldest public library in the United States can be found in this state.Clue 2: The oldest U.S. newspaper still being published was founded in this state in 1764.Clue 3: The USS Nautilus -- the world's first nuclear-powered submarine -- was built in this state in 1954.Clue 4: This state is the birthplace of American Revolutionary War patriot Nathan Hale, who is quoted as saying, "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country."Clue 5: The "Constitution State" is this state's nickname.  
state 35
State #35
  • Clue 1: This state elects four people to the U.S. House of Representatives.Clue 2: Helium was discovered at a university in this state in 1905.Clue 3: This state leads the United States in cattle and wheat production.Clue 4: This state's state song is "Home on the Range."Clue 5: Female aviator Amelia Earhart was born in this state.  
state 36
State #36
  • Clue 1: The flag of this state was designed by a 13-year-old boy.Clue 2: This state has 6,640 miles of coastline, more than all other states combined.Clue 3: William A. Egan was this state's first governor.Clue 4: This state does not border any other state.Clue 5: The United States purchased this state from Russia.  
state 37
State #37
  • Clue 1: The first public school in the United States was established in this state in 1635.Clue 2: The first World Series was played in this state.Clue 3: Cod is this state's official state fish.Clue 4: This state was the home state of four U.S. presidents: John Adams, John Quincy Adams, Calvin Coolidge, and John F. Kennedy.Clue 5: In 1620, the Mayflower landed in this state.
state 38
State #38
  • Clue 1: This state has the lowest water-to-land ratio of all 50 states.Clue 2: The leaves of this state flower can be used to make sandals, rope, and baskets.Clue 3: Smokey the Bear, an orphaned bear cub, was found in this state.Clue 4: Carlsbad Caverns, one of the largest cave systems in the world, is located in this state.Clue 5: The roadrunner is this state's state bird.  
state 39
State #39
  • Clue 1: This state is home to the world's largest petrified wood park.Clue 2: About 1,500 free-roaming bison live in a park in this state.Clue 3: Part of this state is called "the Badlands."Clue 4: The famous Native American Sioux chief, Sitting Bull, was a native of this state.Clue 5: Mount Rushmore, on which the faces of U.S. presidents Abraham Lincoln, Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, and Theodore Roosevelt are carved, is in this state.  
state 40
State #40
  • Clue 1: Polo was played for the first time in the United States in this state.Clue 2: The state is named after a location in Greece.Clue 3: President John F. Kennedy was married in this state.Clue 4: Roger Williams founded this state after he was banished from Plymouth, Massachusetts.Clue 5: This state is the smallest state in the United States.  
state 41
State #41
  • Clue 1: The highest point in this state is 1,235 feet above sea level.Clue 2: This state's name comes from a native Algonquin word.Clue 3: This state has two major league baseball teams, both based in the same city.Clue 4: Abraham Lincoln lived in this state when he was elected president in 1860.Clue 5: The tallest building in the United States can be found in this state.
state 42
State #42
  • Clue 1: This state was an independent nation from 1836 to 1845.Clue 2: More wool comes from this state than any other state in the country.Clue 3: This state's official mammal is the armadillo.Clue 4: This state is the second-largest state in the United States.Clue 5: President George W. Bush was governor of this state before he was elected president.  
state 43
State #43
  • Clue 1: The first baseball stadium was built in this state in 1909.Clue 2: This state is the only one of the 13 original colonies not bordered by the Atlantic Ocean.Clue 3: A town in this state is considered the Chocolate Capital of the United States.Clue 4: Punxsutawney Phil, a famous groundhog who checks for his shadow every Groundhog Day, lives in this state.Clue 5: The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia in this state in 1776.
state 44
State #44
  • Clue 1: In the late 1700s, settlers here formed a "state" known as Franklin.Clue 2: The stars on this state's flag represent the major landforms found there.Clue 3: This state has five state songs, including "Rocky Top."Clue 4: This state's "Grand Ole Opry" is home to the longest continuously running live radio program.Clue 5: This state is the site of Graceland, singer Elvis Presley's home.
state 45
State #45
  • Clue 1: The world's first parking meter was installed in this state in 1935.Clue 2: More human-made lakes can be found in this state than in any other state.Clue 3: Only two states have capital cities that include the state name; this state is one of them.Clue 4: This state is home to the largest Native American population in the nation.Clue 5: The National Cowboy Hall of Fame can be found in this state.
state 46
State #46
  • Clue 1: The world's largest office building is in this state.Clue 2: The first Thanksgiving in North America was held in this state in 1619.Clue 3: This state's capital also was the capital of the Confederate States during the Civil War.Clue 4: The country's second-oldest college is located in this state.Clue 5: Eight U.S. presidents were born in this state, the most of any state: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, James Monroe, William Harrison, John Tyler, Zachary Taylor, and Woodrow Wilson.
state 47
State #47
  • Clue 1: This place was named after Christopher Columbus.Clue 2: This place is divided into four quadrants: northwest, southwest, northeast, and southeast.Clue 3: Its local government functions as a state, county, and city government.Clue 4: British troops burned parts of this place in 1814.Clue 5: It became the nation's capital in 1800.
state 48
State #48
  • Clue 1: This state has more "ghost towns" than any other state.Clue 2: The state flag of this state has designs on both sides.Clue 3: The hazelnut is this state's official state nut.Clue 4: Portland, a city in this state, is called the "City of Roses."Clue 5: Crater Lake, the deepest lake in the United States, is in this state.
state 49
State #49
  • Clue 1: This state has one town on an island.Clue 2: This state's smallest city park is located in the middle of a road.Clue 3: This is the only state whose eastern and western borders are formed by rivers.Clue 4: This was the home state of actor John Wayne.Clue 5: Iowa City was the former capital of the state. Today, Des Moines is the capital city.
state 50
State #50
  • Clue 1: Motion pictures (movies) were invented in this state.Clue 2: The first nearly complete dinosaur skeleton was found in this state in 1858.Clue 3: This state was the first to ratify the U.S. Bill of Rights, in 1790.Clue 4: This state is the most densely populated state in the United States.Clue 5: Inventor Thomas A. Edison had his lab in this state.
state 51
State #51
  • Clue 1: This state's largest county is 1,134 square miles.Clue 2: The first tea farm in the United States started in this state in 1890.Clue 3: This state produces and ships the most peaches of any state east of the Mississippi River.Clue 4: A coastal plain covers two-thirds of this state.Clue 5: The first battle of the Civil War took place at Fort Sumter in this state.