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Quiz about 50 States and Capitals Match Up Part 2
Quiz about 50 States and Capitals Match Up Part 2

50 States and Capitals Match Up Part 2 Quiz


Time for Part 2 of the Fifty States and Capitals Match Up. Match the State with its capital and I will provide you a historical background and info about each state.

A matching quiz by mashfan105. Estimated time: 5 mins.
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mashfan105
Time
5 mins
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Match Quiz
Quiz #
395,523
Updated
Dec 03 21
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1. This state was founded by the Dutch but was seized in 1664 by the British. The Big Apple is home to most of its citizens and is also home to several crime bosses. Albany is the capital and the Erie Canal passes through Buffalo in this state.   
  Mississippi
2. This state is known as the Graveyard of the Atlantic and many ships went down off its coast. The Age of Aviation began here on December 17, 1903 when the Wright Brothers took off from Kitty Hawk. The capital Raleigh is home to every research firm in the United States.  
  Rhode Island
3. The last of the 13 colonies and the fourth and fifth to ratify the Declaration of Independence and Constitution when they were signed. Its capital is Providence.   
  Indiana
4. This state has so many pine trees and maples that the residents have made maple syrup one of their main export items and state crops. Agriculture is the main economic product with most milk going to Ben and Jerry's which is located in Burlington The capital is Montpelier.  
  Louisiana
5. This state is famous for its horse races. Louisville is the largest city and is where all this state's railroads and canals meet. Frankfort is the capital. Its famous citizen Daniel Boone founded the state in 1767 when he led a group of pioneers over the Appalachian Mountains. This state is home to rednecks, booze, coal mining, the automotive industry, chicken, bluegrass, basketball, and the tobacco industry.   
  Vermont
6. The Texas Volunteers come from here. Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie are national heroes. Andrew Jackson was elected from here as president and the Democrat Party was founded here. Nashville is the capital and the heart of the music industry. The KKK was founded here. Chattanooga is the birthplace of the Tow Truck.   
  Ohio
7. This state is the birthplace of aviation. The Wright Brothers, Neil Armstrong, and John Glenn all earned their wings in Dayton. The capital is Columbus and the state is known as the Buckeye State.   
  Kentucky
8. This state was part of the area bought from Napoleon in 1803 and a large part of it is in a swamp. In 1814 Andrew Jackson defended New Orleans from the British in his most famous battle. The capital is Baton Rouge.   
  North Carolina
9. This state is known as the 'Crossroads of America' and is the Heart of the Racing Industry. Known as the Hoosier State it's capital is also its name.   
  New York
10. Home of the Blues and the Battle of Vicksburg this state is famous for its colonial mansions. Jackson is its capital and it is named after the largest river in the United States.   
  Tennessee





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1. This state was founded by the Dutch but was seized in 1664 by the British. The Big Apple is home to most of its citizens and is also home to several crime bosses. Albany is the capital and the Erie Canal passes through Buffalo in this state.
2. This state is known as the Graveyard of the Atlantic and many ships went down off its coast. The Age of Aviation began here on December 17, 1903 when the Wright Brothers took off from Kitty Hawk. The capital Raleigh is home to every research firm in the United States.
3. The last of the 13 colonies and the fourth and fifth to ratify the Declaration of Independence and Constitution when they were signed. Its capital is Providence.
4. This state has so many pine trees and maples that the residents have made maple syrup one of their main export items and state crops. Agriculture is the main economic product with most milk going to Ben and Jerry's which is located in Burlington The capital is Montpelier.
5. This state is famous for its horse races. Louisville is the largest city and is where all this state's railroads and canals meet. Frankfort is the capital. Its famous citizen Daniel Boone founded the state in 1767 when he led a group of pioneers over the Appalachian Mountains. This state is home to rednecks, booze, coal mining, the automotive industry, chicken, bluegrass, basketball, and the tobacco industry.
6. The Texas Volunteers come from here. Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie are national heroes. Andrew Jackson was elected from here as president and the Democrat Party was founded here. Nashville is the capital and the heart of the music industry. The KKK was founded here. Chattanooga is the birthplace of the Tow Truck.
7. This state is the birthplace of aviation. The Wright Brothers, Neil Armstrong, and John Glenn all earned their wings in Dayton. The capital is Columbus and the state is known as the Buckeye State.
8. This state was part of the area bought from Napoleon in 1803 and a large part of it is in a swamp. In 1814 Andrew Jackson defended New Orleans from the British in his most famous battle. The capital is Baton Rouge.
9. This state is known as the 'Crossroads of America' and is the Heart of the Racing Industry. Known as the Hoosier State it's capital is also its name.
10. Home of the Blues and the Battle of Vicksburg this state is famous for its colonial mansions. Jackson is its capital and it is named after the largest river in the United States.

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. This state was founded by the Dutch but was seized in 1664 by the British. The Big Apple is home to most of its citizens and is also home to several crime bosses. Albany is the capital and the Erie Canal passes through Buffalo in this state.

Answer: New York

New York is one of the most populated states in the nation with most of its residents living on Manhattan. Religions found in upstate New York include the LDS and Protestants. The western half of the Erie Canal is still in use today hauling the freight from The Big Apple to the Great Lakes.

The state was founded by the Dutch but they were forced to give it up in 1664 when the British invaded. New York and the rest of the world mourned when the Towers were destroyed on September 11th.
2. This state is known as the Graveyard of the Atlantic and many ships went down off its coast. The Age of Aviation began here on December 17, 1903 when the Wright Brothers took off from Kitty Hawk. The capital Raleigh is home to every research firm in the United States.

Answer: North Carolina

North Carolina has a lot of history chief among them was the first flight in 1903 by the Wright Brothers. All along the coast are lighthouses which still point their beams into the Atlantic to guide boats into the United States.
3. The last of the 13 colonies and the fourth and fifth to ratify the Declaration of Independence and Constitution when they were signed. Its capital is Providence.

Answer: Rhode Island

Rhode Island has done many things but they never sent any delegates to the conventions. When the Declaration and the Constitution were signed and ratified Rhode Island signed these fourth and fifth. Rhode Island was created because Massachusetts threw out a group of religious dissidents, including their founder Roger Williams for not agreeing with the Puritans. William's descendants took their ideas to Congress in 1789 and with the backing of James Madison they created the Bill of Rights.
4. This state has so many pine trees and maples that the residents have made maple syrup one of their main export items and state crops. Agriculture is the main economic product with most milk going to Ben and Jerry's which is located in Burlington The capital is Montpelier.

Answer: Vermont

Vermont has more colonial history in it then Virginia and narrowly beats its rival New Hampshire in granite sales. In the Civil War the Confederates lost at St. Albans when they tried to raid the town and got busted by Mounties when they crossed into Canada. Vermonters love ice cream since Ben and Jerry's was founded here in 1978 in Burlington.

The Green Mountain Boys come from Vermont and this is their state nickname.
5. This state is famous for its horse races. Louisville is the largest city and is where all this state's railroads and canals meet. Frankfort is the capital. Its famous citizen Daniel Boone founded the state in 1767 when he led a group of pioneers over the Appalachian Mountains. This state is home to rednecks, booze, coal mining, the automotive industry, chicken, bluegrass, basketball, and the tobacco industry.

Answer: Kentucky

Kentucky owes its existence to Daniel Boone who founded the state in 1767. Kentucky also has a history of prohibition. Two types of liquor are here whiskey and moonshine, with moonshine being the most sought after. The Hatfields and the McCoys battled it out on the state border from 1863 to 1891.
6. The Texas Volunteers come from here. Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie are national heroes. Andrew Jackson was elected from here as president and the Democrat Party was founded here. Nashville is the capital and the heart of the music industry. The KKK was founded here. Chattanooga is the birthplace of the Tow Truck.

Answer: Tennessee

Good old Tennessee! If it was not for them we might have lost 1812 and the Spanish-American War. Nashville is the heart of the music industry and is the state capital. In 1865 the KKK was founded here and is the most dangerous American terrorist group.

The Democratic Party was founded in 1828 in Nashville and they nominated Andrew Jackson as their president. Graceland is home of Elvis and is also his tomb. If you need a tow look for "Tow Truck City" Chattanooga Tennessee where the tow trucks have been made at the Miller plant since 1916 the Tow Truck Hall of Fame and Museum is right outside the plant's gates.
7. This state is the birthplace of aviation. The Wright Brothers, Neil Armstrong, and John Glenn all earned their wings in Dayton. The capital is Columbus and the state is known as the Buckeye State.

Answer: Ohio

Ohio is the Birthplace of Aviation all of the well-known aviators of the 20th century from The Wright Brothers, to Neil Armstrong, to John Glenn all earned their wings in Dayton, Ohio before they did their first flights and half most of the well known ones were born in Ohio also. Known as the Buckeye State, Ohio is 34th in the nation by population. Most of the manufacturing is in Ohio with most of the outgoing traffic using the inland waterway which stretches from the Great Lakes in the north to the Ohio and Mississippi River to the south.
8. This state was part of the area bought from Napoleon in 1803 and a large part of it is in a swamp. In 1814 Andrew Jackson defended New Orleans from the British in his most famous battle. The capital is Baton Rouge.

Answer: Louisiana

From Katrina, to defeating the British, to building the longest causeway, to Mardi Gras, Louisiana has seen it all. Most of the traffic in this swamp state comes from barges and river boats on the Mississippi which passes right down the middle of the state to New Orleans.
9. This state is known as the 'Crossroads of America' and is the Heart of the Racing Industry. Known as the Hoosier State it's capital is also its name.

Answer: Indiana

Indiana is the 'Crossroads of America'. Every major road goes through this state. Indianapolis is the capital and is where the racing takes place. Indianapolis is home of The Brickyard itself Indianapolis International Speedway home of the Indy 500.
10. Home of the Blues and the Battle of Vicksburg this state is famous for its colonial mansions. Jackson is its capital and it is named after the largest river in the United States.

Answer: Mississippi

Mississippi is named after the river. Jackson, the state capital, has the largest metro center in the South. Vicksburg happened here and even today the South hates Grant and throws darts at his picture and 50 dollar bills. Much of the state is in the colonial style with buildings dating back to 1776 when the British gave it up in 1783. Home of the Blues, Mississippi has more clubs then dance halls.
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