Can You Guess the State From a Single Sentence?

Jouviane Alexandre

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From the state with the most populous city to the one with the biggest population, how well do you know the United States? Can you guess the state when given just one sentence? Let's find out!

This southern state was the 25th state added to the United States and is the home of the 42nd President of the United States.

Arkansas is a state in the southern United States. Its nickname is the Natural State and it borders six other states, Texas and Louisiana included.

Known for its cheese, this state is nicknamed "America's Dairyland."

Wisconsin is a northern state near the border of Canada. Its largest city is Milwaukee and the state is famous for its dairy products, primarily recognized for its cheese.

One of the original 13 colonies, this state is the smallest of the United States.

Rhode Island can be found in the northeastern region of the United States. The smallest of the 50 states, it is nicknamed the Ocean State.

This mid-Atlantic state borders North Carolina, Maryland, and Washington, D.C.

Virginia is one of the first 13 states of the United States. While Richmond is its capital, Virginia Beach is its largest city. The state is also known as the "Mother of Presidents" because eight presidents were born there, including George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and the most recent, Woodrow Wilson.

This small state makes up the Tri-state area with New York and New Jersey.

Connecticut is the third smallest state and can be found in the northeastern region of the United States. It is known as the Constitution State and borders New York, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island.

This state, which is the second largest in the United States, can be found in the south and shares most of its southern border with Mexico.

Texas is the second largest U.S. state and is known as the "Lone Star State" for it's flag. Texas has many major cities which include its capital, Austin, as well as Dallas and San Antonio.

This state is known for its horse racing, better known as the derby.

Kentucky is known as the Bluegrass State and it borders seven other states. In addition to its capital, Frankfort, Kentucky has two major cities, Louisville, its largest, and Lexington. The state is also known for the popular Kentucky Derby.

This southern state is often referred to as The Heart of Dixie.

Alabama, a southern state, is often referred to as The Heart of Dixie for its role in southern history. The state has a few major cities, which include Montgomery, its capital, as well as Birmingham and Mobile.

In this northern state that borders Canada, you'll find part of Yellowstone National Park.

Montana is a northwestern state that borders Idaho, Wyoming, and both the Dakotas. The state is nicknamed Big Sky Country.

This Hawkeye State is bordered by both the Mississippi and Missouri rivers.

Iowa is a Midwestern state that borders Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Missouri, Nebraska, and South Dakota. Nicknamed The Hawkeye State, a hawk is featured on the state flag.

This southern state is known for its peaches.

Georgia is nicknamed "The Peach State" and is known for its peaches and for some of its professional sports teams, such as the Atlanta Braves, Falcons, and Hawks.

You'll find the Grand Canyon in this southwestern state.

In 1912, Arizona was the 48th state to be added to the United States. Here you'll find the Grand Canyon and many large cities, such as Phoenix, it's capital, and Tucson.

This is the only state with a Great Lake named after it.

Michigan can be found in the Great Lakes region, bordering four of the five Great Lakes (Huron, Michigan, Erie, and Superior). It is known for its largest city, Detroit.

This state that borders Canada is the largest of the United States.

The 49th state, Alaska became part of the United States in 1959. It is not part of the contiguous United States and shares its sole border with Canada.

Many travel to this state for the child-like fun of Disney World or the sleek nightlife of South Beach.

Florida is found on the southeastern side of the United States. Although its capital is Tallahassee, it is known for its large cities, such as Jacksonville, its largest, as well as Miami, Orlando, and Tampa.

This state borders North Carolina to its north and Georgia to its south.

South Carolina is a southeastern state and is nicknamed The Palmetto State. Although its capital is Columbia, its largest city is Charleston.

Nicknamed "The First State," this was the first state in the U.S.

Delaware is the "first state" in the United States. Located in the northeast, it was the first to ratify the Constitution.

This northeastern state is known as the "Garden State" and shares a border with New York, Pennsylvania, and Delaware.

New Jersey is the third state in the United States and is known as the "Garden State." It makes up the tri-state area with New York and Connecticut.

In this state, you'll find Yellowstone National Park.

Wyoming is found in the western United States and is mostly known for Yellowstone National Park. The state is also known as the "Equality State."

This was the last state added to the United States.

Hawaii is the 50th state in the United States. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it is made up of over 100 islands.

This southwestern state houses the major cities of Albuquerque and Santa Fe.

New Mexico is a southwestern state known as The Land of Enchantment. One of the last states to join the United States, it became a state in 1912.

This "Centennial State" is known for Rocky Mountain National Park.

Colorado is a mountain state that borders seven states, including Wyoming, Kansas, and New Mexico. Colorado is known as The Centennial State and has a few professional sports teams, such as the Denver Broncos (NFL), Colorado Rockies (MLB), Denver Nuggets (NBA), and Colorado Avalanche (NHL).

This mountainous state is bordered by Pennsylvania, Ohio, Kentucky, Virginia, and Maryland.

West Virginia is one of the smallest states in the United States and can be found in the Appalachian region of the country. It's state motto is "Mountaineers Are Always Free."

Known as The Buckeye State, this state is the home of Cleveland and Cincinnati.

Ohio is a midwestern state that borders Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Kentucky, Indiana, and Michigan. The state also shares a border with Lake Erie.

The second longest river in the United States is named after this southern state.

Mississippi is a state located in the southern United States that shares a border with 4 states as well as with the Gulf of Mexico. It is known as the "Magnolia State."

This state is the home of Las Vegas.

Viva Las Vegas! Nevada is a western state that is known for its largest city, Las Vegas. Nicknamed The Silver State, it is also known for Reno and the Lake Tahoe areas.

In this state, you'll find the most populous city in the country.

New York (state) is home of the most populated city in the country, New York City. Known as The Empire State, New York has many large cities including Syracuse, Buffalo, and Yonkers.

One of the smallest states, this state mostly surrounds Washington, D.C.

Maryland, also known as the "Old Line State," shares much of its western border with Washington, D.C. Although its capital is Annapolis, its largest city is Baltimore.

This state is named after the first president of the United States.

Washington is a northwestern state named after the first president of the United States, George Washington. Nicknamed The Evergreen State, its largest city is Seattle and the state shares its northern border with Canada.

This state is known for its sports teams, like the Eagles, Steelers, Phillies, and 76ers.

Pennsylvania is a northeastern state that was one of the original 13 colonies. Known for Philadelphia, The City of Brotherly Love, the state is the 9th most populated in the country.

This state is known for the infamous massacre in its capital in 1770.

Massachusetts, one of the New England states, is nicknamed The Bay State and is known for its largest city and capital, Boston. The state is also known for its Ivy League institution, Harvard.

This state hosts the Indy 500.

Indiana is a Midwestern state nicknamed The Hoosier State. While it is known for its sports teams, such as the Indiana Colts (NFL) and the Indiana Pacers (NBA), it is also known for its automobile racing event, the Indianapolis 500.

One of the original 13 colonies, this state is the only to share a border with Maine.

New Hampshire is known as The Granite State and is one one the smallest states with one of the smallest populations.

You'll find the town of Charlotte in this "Tar Heel State."

North Carolina is a state in the southeastern United States. Its capital is Raleigh and its largest city is Charlotte.

This is the most populous state in the country.

California is found in the western part of the United States and is its most populous state. In addition to the well-known and large city of Los Angeles, California is also home to San Diego, San Jose, San Francisco, and Sacramento.

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