Washington
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Washington

Eric Phrimpong - Aug 01, 2017

Washington Name: Washington, named in honor of George Washington. Nickname: Evergreen State. Capital: Olympia. Rank: population: 13th; area: 21st. Motto: "Alki" ("By and by").…

Vermont
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Vermont

Eric Phrimpong - Aug 01, 2017

Vermont Name: Vermont, from the French words vert and mont, meaning "green mountains." Nickname: Green Mountain State. Capital: Montpelier. Rank: population: 49th; area: 43rd.…

Utah
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Utah

Eric Phrimpong - Aug 01, 2017

Utah Name: Utah, named for the Ute Indian tribe; the word ute means "people of the mountains." Nickname: Beehive State. Capital: Salt Lake City.…

Texas
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Texas

Eric Phrimpong - Aug 01, 2017

Texas Name: Texas, from the Caddo Indian word thecas. meaning "allies" or "friends." Nickname: lone Star State. Capital: Austin. Rank: population: 2nd; area: 2nd.…

Tennessee
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Tennessee

Eric Phrimpong - Aug 01, 2017

Tennessee Name: Tennessee, from Tanasi, a Cherokee Indian village. Nickname: Volunteer State. Capital: Nashville. Rank: population: 17th; area: 35th Motto: "Agriculture and commerce." Songs:…

South Dakota
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South Dakota

Eric Phrimpong - Aug 01, 2017

South Dakota Name: South Dakota, from the Dakota division of the Sioux, the Native American tribe thai inhabited the plains before the arrival of…

South Carolina
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South Carolina

Eric Phrimpong - Aug 01, 2017

South Carolina Name: South Carolina, named in honor of Charles I of England. Nickname: Palmetto State. Capital: Columbia. Rank: population: 24th; area: 40th. Mottoes:…

Rhode Island
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Rhode Island

Eric Phrimpong - Aug 01, 2017

Rhode Island Name: Rhode Island, from the Greek island of Rhodes or the Dutch name Rood! Eyland ("Red Island"). Nicknames: Little Rhody: Ocean State.…

Pennsylvania
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Pennsylvania

Eric Phrimpong - Aug 01, 2017

Pennsylvania Name: Pennsylvania, named for Adm. Sir William Penn, father of the territory's founder, William Penn, and also including the Latin term sylvania ("woodlands").…

Oregon
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Oregon

Eric Phrimpong - Aug 01, 2017

Oregon Name: Oregon, thought to be of Native American origin. Nickname: Beaver State. Capital: Salem. Rank: population: 27th; area: 10th. Motto: "Alis volat propiis"…