50 States

Virginia – Mother of Presidents

Virginia, was named in honor of England’s “Virgin Queen,” Elizabeth I. The state is famous for presidential homes, the Arlington Military Cemetery and Chincoteague Ponies. Here are few quick facts about Virginia: State capital – Richmond State motto of Virginia – Sic Semper Tyrannis (“Thus Always to Tyrants”) State song – “Carry Me Back to …

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Maryland – The Old Line State

One of the smallest states in the U.S., Maryland was named after the wife of England’s King Charles I, Henrietta Maria. Following are few quick facts about Maryland: State capital – Annapolis State motto of Massachusetts – Fatti maschii, parole femine (“Manly deeds, Womanly words”) State song – “Maryland My Maryland” Nick names – Old …

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The Bay State – Massachusetts

Massachusetts, one of the original 13 colonies is commonly known as “The Bay State.” America’s first public beach, Revere Beach is located in The Bay State. Harvard University, the first and the oldest institution of higher education in the country is also located here. Following are few quick facts about Massachusetts. State motto of Massachusetts …

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The Constitution State – Connecticut

Connecticut, also known as New England, is the third smallest U.S. state. Native Connecticuters belonged to the Algonquian Indian family. Connecticuters are also referred to as Yankees or Nutmeggers. The state is famous for its 250 mile shoreline and the Yale University, one of the richest and the greatest universities in the world. Here are …

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Georgia – Empire State of the South

Georgia, the largest state in the southeast, was one of the original 13 colonies. Georgia that was named after King George II of England, is the 8th most populous state of the U.S. Textiles and apparel, food processing, paper products, electric equipment, tourism and chemical products are the major industries of the state. Following are …

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