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Quiz about 50 States and Capitals Match Up Part 3
Quiz about 50 States and Capitals Match Up Part 3

50 States and Capitals Match Up Part 3 Quiz


Ready to match states to their capitals? This is Part 3 and we will be on the third row and starting the fourth row at 21.

A matching quiz by mashfan105. Estimated time: 6 mins.
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mashfan105
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6 mins
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395,954
Updated
Dec 03 21
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1. This state is the Land of Abe Lincoln. If you want to know more about him come to Springfield, the state capital. Chicago is the largest city and has more railroad yards then freeways.  
  Arkansas
2. This state is or was a hotbed for the Civil Right Movement. All of the major events happened here from Selma to the Bus Boycott. Montgomery is the capital and where most of the civil rights were centered. Helen Keller lived here and her home is a national landmark. American Seafood which bought Bubba Gump is based in Bayou La Batre.   
  Illinois
3. This state has lighthouses up and down the coast but for the most part it is in the woods with parts in Canada. It is also the most eastern state of the contiguous US. It is also home of the relay station for the Atlantic Cable. Bangor has an international airport where overseas flights are diverted in an emergency. Augusta is the capital.   
  Missouri
4. This state entered the union as a slave state and was one of the first to secede. The capital is Jefferson City and St. Louis has the arch. Kansas City has the rail yards and Independence is where the Oregon and California trails begin.   
  Florida
5. This state is where the west meets the Ozarks. Little Rock the state capital is home of a high school famous in the history of the Civil Rights Movement. It happened when nine African Americans trying to attend a school for whites were attacked, and is also home of Clinton family. Bentonville is Walmart's headquarters. This state is also a sportsman's paradise.   
  Iowa
6. This state comes in two pieces and until recently the only way to cross it was by boat. All of the Great Lakes (except Ontario) are in this state and half of its income comes from shipping traffic on the Saint Lawrence Seaway and the Inter-coastal Waterway from the Mississippi River, giving the state its nickname the Great Lakes State. Lansing, the capital, and its sister city Battle Creek are home to the nation's cereal processors. Detroit is home of the auto industry with all the manufacturers located here. Ann Arbor and Grand Rapids revival Minnesota in the production of iron and are home of the largest ore docks in the nation.   
  Maine
7. This state is largely a swamp and when the US bought it from Spain they almost gave it up. Saint Augustine is the oldest city in the United States and is 32 years older than Jamestown. Tallahassee is the capital and it sits close to its sister city and the largest city in the state Tampa. Orlando is home of the nation's theme parks all within a mile of each other. Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Palm Beach, and Daytona have the longest coastline of any state in the contiguous United States. Cape Canaveral is home of Kennedy Space Center where space rockets are launched.   
  Wisconsin
8. This state was its own country until the United States bought it from the Mexicans following the Mexican American War in 1845. Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie died here defending it when the shout "Remember the Alamo" was heard in San Antonio. The capital Austin is in the middle and Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio are all within an a two day drive. This state has more longhorn bulls then people and the cattle drive started here. Oil was struck here in 1901 when Spindletop had its blowout. Johnson Space Center in Houston is the heart of our space program and is home of Mission Control.   
  Michigan
9. This state is the heart of the Corn Belt and is the first to hold Primaries when the elections come up. Famed artist Grant Wood won the state's art competition. Des Moines is the capital and most prosperous city with the cities of Council Bluff and Fort Madison located on the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers.   
  Alabama
10. This state has more breweries in it than they can count and the big four names are based in Milwaukee. Madison, the state capital, is located in the Farm Belt and has more cheese plants and yogurt manufactures then the rest of the nation giving it the name The Dairy State. The snowmobile and the Harley Motorcycle were invented here.   
  Texas





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1. This state is the Land of Abe Lincoln. If you want to know more about him come to Springfield, the state capital. Chicago is the largest city and has more railroad yards then freeways.
2. This state is or was a hotbed for the Civil Right Movement. All of the major events happened here from Selma to the Bus Boycott. Montgomery is the capital and where most of the civil rights were centered. Helen Keller lived here and her home is a national landmark. American Seafood which bought Bubba Gump is based in Bayou La Batre.
3. This state has lighthouses up and down the coast but for the most part it is in the woods with parts in Canada. It is also the most eastern state of the contiguous US. It is also home of the relay station for the Atlantic Cable. Bangor has an international airport where overseas flights are diverted in an emergency. Augusta is the capital.
4. This state entered the union as a slave state and was one of the first to secede. The capital is Jefferson City and St. Louis has the arch. Kansas City has the rail yards and Independence is where the Oregon and California trails begin.
5. This state is where the west meets the Ozarks. Little Rock the state capital is home of a high school famous in the history of the Civil Rights Movement. It happened when nine African Americans trying to attend a school for whites were attacked, and is also home of Clinton family. Bentonville is Walmart's headquarters. This state is also a sportsman's paradise.
6. This state comes in two pieces and until recently the only way to cross it was by boat. All of the Great Lakes (except Ontario) are in this state and half of its income comes from shipping traffic on the Saint Lawrence Seaway and the Inter-coastal Waterway from the Mississippi River, giving the state its nickname the Great Lakes State. Lansing, the capital, and its sister city Battle Creek are home to the nation's cereal processors. Detroit is home of the auto industry with all the manufacturers located here. Ann Arbor and Grand Rapids revival Minnesota in the production of iron and are home of the largest ore docks in the nation.
7. This state is largely a swamp and when the US bought it from Spain they almost gave it up. Saint Augustine is the oldest city in the United States and is 32 years older than Jamestown. Tallahassee is the capital and it sits close to its sister city and the largest city in the state Tampa. Orlando is home of the nation's theme parks all within a mile of each other. Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Palm Beach, and Daytona have the longest coastline of any state in the contiguous United States. Cape Canaveral is home of Kennedy Space Center where space rockets are launched.
8. This state was its own country until the United States bought it from the Mexicans following the Mexican American War in 1845. Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie died here defending it when the shout "Remember the Alamo" was heard in San Antonio. The capital Austin is in the middle and Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio are all within an a two day drive. This state has more longhorn bulls then people and the cattle drive started here. Oil was struck here in 1901 when Spindletop had its blowout. Johnson Space Center in Houston is the heart of our space program and is home of Mission Control.
9. This state is the heart of the Corn Belt and is the first to hold Primaries when the elections come up. Famed artist Grant Wood won the state's art competition. Des Moines is the capital and most prosperous city with the cities of Council Bluff and Fort Madison located on the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers.
10. This state has more breweries in it than they can count and the big four names are based in Milwaukee. Madison, the state capital, is located in the Farm Belt and has more cheese plants and yogurt manufactures then the rest of the nation giving it the name The Dairy State. The snowmobile and the Harley Motorcycle were invented here.

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. This state is the Land of Abe Lincoln. If you want to know more about him come to Springfield, the state capital. Chicago is the largest city and has more railroad yards then freeways.

Answer: Illinois

Springfield is home of the Abe Lincoln Library and not far is Oak Ridge Crematory where the Lincoln Family Vault is located. Chicago is the largest city in Illinois and has more railroad tracks than freeways and it has become a nightmare to manage.
2. This state is or was a hotbed for the Civil Right Movement. All of the major events happened here from Selma to the Bus Boycott. Montgomery is the capital and where most of the civil rights were centered. Helen Keller lived here and her home is a national landmark. American Seafood which bought Bubba Gump is based in Bayou La Batre.

Answer: Alabama

The Forrest Gump reference gave it away. Alabama does have a civil rights problem. The KKK was founded here and much of the violence of the Civil Rights Movement took place in this state. Montgomery is home of the capital and several civil rights museums. Selma is where the riots happened and Bloody Sunday. If you are looking for seafood go to Bayou La Batre where you can get your shrimp right off the boat.
3. This state has lighthouses up and down the coast but for the most part it is in the woods with parts in Canada. It is also the most eastern state of the contiguous US. It is also home of the relay station for the Atlantic Cable. Bangor has an international airport where overseas flights are diverted in an emergency. Augusta is the capital.

Answer: Maine

Maine is the most eastern state of the contiguous US and part of it juts into Canada it is also the wettest. Half of the state is woodlands and tundra swamps with the rest being on the ocean. Maine is home of the relay station for the Atlantic Cable and if your plane does not make it over the Atlantic Bangor be the first place you land.
4. This state entered the union as a slave state and was one of the first to secede. The capital is Jefferson City and St. Louis has the arch. Kansas City has the rail yards and Independence is where the Oregon and California trails begin.

Answer: Missouri

Missouri joined in the 1830s and the slavery debate was strong. As part of what would become the Missouri Compromise Missouri entered as a slave state in 1821. Lewis and Clark set sail from St. Louis in 1804 and headed up the Missouri River to its source and crossed into Idaho to head to the Pacific.

Independence is home of the Oregon Trail and the Santa Fe Trail. Most of the nation's rail yards are in Kansas City and it rivals Chicago for the most railroad traffic. The Dred Scott Case was decided in the Old Courthouse and the St. Louis Arch towers over the city.
5. This state is where the west meets the Ozarks. Little Rock the state capital is home of a high school famous in the history of the Civil Rights Movement. It happened when nine African Americans trying to attend a school for whites were attacked, and is also home of Clinton family. Bentonville is Walmart's headquarters. This state is also a sportsman's paradise.

Answer: Arkansas

With half the state in the Ozarks and the rest is in the west. Arkansas sits right on the border between the northern states, the Deep South, western United States, and the east coast. Arkansas is in the middle of redneck territory with half the population rednecks, but that is for stereotypes. Bentonville is where Sam Walton founded Walmart and serves as its world headquarters. Little Rock is home of Central High School where the nine blacks tried to enroll only to be turned away by an angry mob requiring the national guard to be called out. Little Rock is also home of the Clintons and the library is in Little Rock.
6. This state comes in two pieces and until recently the only way to cross it was by boat. All of the Great Lakes (except Ontario) are in this state and half of its income comes from shipping traffic on the Saint Lawrence Seaway and the Inter-coastal Waterway from the Mississippi River, giving the state its nickname the Great Lakes State. Lansing, the capital, and its sister city Battle Creek are home to the nation's cereal processors. Detroit is home of the auto industry with all the manufacturers located here. Ann Arbor and Grand Rapids revival Minnesota in the production of iron and are home of the largest ore docks in the nation.

Answer: Michigan

Michigan is a geographically divided state with the southern half in the farm belt and the northern half in the Iron Range. Lake Michigan splits the state in half and until the Mackinac Bridge was built the only way to cross it was by boat. Michigan rivals Minnesota in the production of iron with all the mines located on the northern peninsula between Grand Rapids and Ann Arbor. MoTown Records was founded in Detroit and many big names made their start here. Michigan use to rival Wisconsin in lumber sales but they pulled out of the industry when all of Michigan's woods were cleared.
7. This state is largely a swamp and when the US bought it from Spain they almost gave it up. Saint Augustine is the oldest city in the United States and is 32 years older than Jamestown. Tallahassee is the capital and it sits close to its sister city and the largest city in the state Tampa. Orlando is home of the nation's theme parks all within a mile of each other. Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Palm Beach, and Daytona have the longest coastline of any state in the contiguous United States. Cape Canaveral is home of Kennedy Space Center where space rockets are launched.

Answer: Florida

Florida is in a swamp and has more gators than people. Half of the state's interior is the Everglades which is the only National Park that can be reached by air boat. Florida is home of the citrus industry with all of the citrus fruit shipped out of here. Daytona is home of NASCAR and is where the Daytona 500 happens every February. One place most people head to when they come to Florida is Cape Canaveral despite having the longest beaches it is also home of Kennedy Space Center.

The Overseas Highway connects the state to The Keys. Miami and the cities along the coast have more Cubans and Central American refugees than the Caribbean and most have been here since Castro and Chavez. Miami also has a drug problem as one-third of the nation's drugs come through the ports of Miami and Key West, requiring the DHS and the Coast Guard to stop the smugglers before the drugs make their way into the United States. Florida sits right smack in Hurricane Alley every major hurricane from Andrew to Katrina have made landfall in Florida and caused damage.
8. This state was its own country until the United States bought it from the Mexicans following the Mexican American War in 1845. Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie died here defending it when the shout "Remember the Alamo" was heard in San Antonio. The capital Austin is in the middle and Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio are all within an a two day drive. This state has more longhorn bulls then people and the cattle drive started here. Oil was struck here in 1901 when Spindletop had its blowout. Johnson Space Center in Houston is the heart of our space program and is home of Mission Control.

Answer: Texas

Texas is the second largest state in the union by size. The Texas Triangle has the cities of Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio all within a two day drive of each other with Austin in the middle. Cattle is the state's key industry with more longhorns then people. Texas is also the heart of the oil industry with all of the companies that make up the Standard Oil Group based in Houston. Johnson Space Center is home of our space program and the guys on the ground "Houston" themselves Mission Control.
9. This state is the heart of the Corn Belt and is the first to hold Primaries when the elections come up. Famed artist Grant Wood won the state's art competition. Des Moines is the capital and most prosperous city with the cities of Council Bluff and Fort Madison located on the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers.

Answer: Iowa

Iowa is one state most people miss when they go through it. The Hawkeye State has more farms in it per squire mile than cities and these farms grow the corn and grain that feed our nation. Iowa has two rivers and four railroads; all of them ship their goods out from the grain elevators which are located next to the rail tracks. Des Moines is the largest city and the state's capital but Iowa is also home of Ceder Rapids, Iowa City, Fort Madison, and Council Bluff all starting places of our nation's railroads. Grant Wood is famous for his American Gothic paintings and one of them became the state quarter.
10. This state has more breweries in it than they can count and the big four names are based in Milwaukee. Madison, the state capital, is located in the Farm Belt and has more cheese plants and yogurt manufactures then the rest of the nation giving it the name The Dairy State. The snowmobile and the Harley Motorcycle were invented here.

Answer: Wisconsin

Wisconsin is a divese state. In winter snowmobiles travel over the ice from their birthplace in Sayner. In the spring and summer months Wisconsin does farming and raising cows to produce the state's chief commodity, cheese, with most of the plants located around the capital in Madison. Milwaukee is home of the big four brewers Pabst, Schultz, Miller Light, and Blatz. Harley Davidson Motorcycles is headquartered in Milwaukee and they are still made here too.
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