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Massachusetts: Senators

Ted Kennedy - Henry Cabot Lodge - John Kerry

2

North Dakota: Rivers

Red River (of the North) - Missouri

3

Alaska: University

University of Alaska at Anchorage

4

Mississippi: Nickname

The Magnolia State

5

Hawaii: The Big Island

Hawaii

6

Nebraska: River

(North) Platte

7

Pennsylvania: Chocolate making city

Hershey

8

Vermont: Capital

Montpelier

9

South Dakota: Hills

Black Hills

10

Alabama: Forest

Talladega National Forest

11

Missouri: Second Largest City

Kansas City

12

Iowa: President

Herbert Hoover

13

West Virginia: Capital and largest city

Charleston

14

Tennessee: University of Tennessee at Knoxville's mascot

Volunteers

15

Kentucky: largest city

Louisville

16

Pennsylvania: Philadelphia statehouse

Independence Hall

17

Wyoming: Capital

Cheyenne

18

Washington: Largest City

Seattle

19

Oregon: Waterfall

Klammath Falls

20

Arizona: Senator - 1953-65 and 1979-87

Barry Goldwatter

21

Idaho: Monument

Craters of the Moon

22

Hawaii: Dance

Hula

23

Delaware: Number of Counties

Three

24

Washington: River

Columbia

25

Virginia: Capital

Richmond

26

Massachusetts: Music festival city

Tanglewood

27

California: Governors

Pete Wilson - Ronald Reagan - Jerry Brown - Earl Warren - Arnold Schwarzzenegar

28

Arizona: Mine

Lost Dutchman Mine

29

California: Senators

Diane Feinstein - Barbara Boxer

30

Kansas: Senators

Bob Dole - Alf Landon - Nancy Landon Kassebaum

31

Nevada: Reno River

Truckee

32

Virginia: Author

William Styron

33

Delaware: Largest City

Wilmington

34

Alabama: Largest City

Birmingham (Pittsburgh of the South)

35

South Dakota: Largest city

Sioux Falls

36

Missouri: University of Missouri's mascot

Tigers

37

Iowa: Artist

Grant Wood

38

Oklahoma: Capital and largest city

Oklahoma City

39

Louisiana: Capital

Baton Rouge

40

Texas: Largest City

Houston

41

Nebraska: Politician

William Jennings Bryan (3-time candidate for President)

42

Minnesota: Walnut Grove Author

Laura Ingalls Wilder

43

Ohio: Capital

Columbus

44

Texas: Senators

Lloyd Bentson - Phil Grahm

45

Mississippi: Short Story writer

Eudora Welty

46

Hawaii: The Pineapple Island

Lanai

47

Missouri: President

Harry Truman

48

Tennessee: Governor

Lamar Alexander

49

Arizona: second largest city

Tucson

50

Maine: Largest City

Portland

51

Texas: Large ranch

King ranch

52

New Jersey: Capital

Trenton

53

Virginia: Largest city and port

Norfolk

54

Arizona: Longtime congressman

Carl Hayden

55

Tennessee: Highest point

Clingman's Dome

56

Maryland: Island

Kent Island

57

South Dakota: National Monument

Mt. Rushmore

58

Georgia: Mountain Range

Blue Ridge Mountains

59

Mississippi: Evlis Presley's birthplace

Tupelo

60

Oregon: Crater Lake island

Wizard's Island

61

Washington: National Parks

Mt. Rainier - Olympic - North Cascades

62

Oregon: End of the Oregon Trail

Astoria

63

Minnesota: Capital

St. Paul

64

Texas: Lawmen

Texas Rangers

65

Michigan: largest city

Detroit

66

Texas: Island

Padre Island

67

California: Nickname

The Golden State

68

South Dakota: River

Missouri

69

Alabama: Capital

Montgomery (first Confederate capital)

70

New Jersey: Senator

Bill Bradley

71

Massachusetts: Governors

Hugh Carey - Calvin Coolidge

72

Alaska: Pop singer

Jewel

73

Alaska: River

Yukon

74

Texas: Governors

Sam Houston - John Connally - Ann Richards - George W. Bush

75

Virginia: Rivers

James - Potomac

76

New York: Nickname

The Empire State

77

Maine: Overeas refueling stop

Bangor

78

Louisiana: Nickname

The Pelican State (Commonwealth)

79

Nebraska: Legislature type

Unicameral

80

Utah: Senator

Orrin Hatch

81

Texas: University of Texas at Austin's mascot

Longhorns

82

Florida: Space port at Cape Kennedy

Cape Canaveral

83

Washington: Dam

Grand Coulee

84

Maine: Capital

Augusta

85

New Jersey: Gambling city

Atlantic City

86

Georgia: Capital and largest city

Atlanta

87

Hawaii: Queen

Liliuokalani

88

Main Islands of U.S. Virgin Islands

St. Thomas - St. Croix - St. John

89

Pennsylvania: Founder

William Penn

90

California: Oceanography institute

Scripps in San Diego

91

Tennessee: Nickname

The Volunteer State

92

Mississippi: Capital and largest city

Jackson (named for Andrew Jackson)

93

Kentucky: First Capital

Bowling Green

94

Arkansas: Clinton's Home Town

Hope

95

New Hampshire: Prep School

Exeter

96

Alabama: Indians

Creek

97

Capital and port of American Samoa

Pango Pango (prounounced Pago Pago)

98

Colorado: University

University of Colorado at Boulder (Buffaloes)

99

Arizona: nickname

The Grand Canyon State

100

Delaware: Nickname

The First State - The Blue Hen State

101

Utah: Highest point

King's peak

102

Montana: largest city

Billings

103

California: University of California mascot

Golden Bears

104

Maine: River

Kennebunk

105

Wisconsin: Largest City

Milwaukee

106

Wyoming: Nickname

The Equality State - The Equal Rights Banner State - least populous - first female governor

107

Missouri: Astronomer

Edwin Hubble

108

Minnesota: largest city

Minneapolis

109

Alaska: Northern Mountain Range

Brooks Range

110

Ohio: First Capital

Zanesville

111

Massachusetts: Boston park

Boston Common

112

Massachusetts: Witch trial city - 1697

Salem

113

Alaska: National parks

Denali - Glacier Bay - Gates of the Arctic

114

California: National Parks

Yosemite - King's Canyon - Redwood - Sequoia

115

Idaho: Canyon

Hell's Canyon (deepest gorge in U.S.)

116

Alaska: largest island

Kodiak Island

117

Florida: Space Center

John F. Kennedy Space Center

118

California: Mountains

Sierra Nevada (Where Donner Party met its fate)

119

New Hampshire: largest city

Manchester

120

Washington: University of Washington's mascot

Huskies

121

Arkansas: Bentonville Business

Wal-Mart

122

Nebraska: Largest city

Omaha

123

Nevada: Largest City

Las Vegas

124

California: where is Cal Tech?

Pasadena

125

Missouri: Mountains

Ozarks

126

Iowa: Capital and largest city

Des Moines

127

Idaho: Nickname

The Gem State

128

Mississippi: Indian trail

Natchez Trace

129

Michigan: President

Gerald Ford

130

Alabama: Port

Mobile

131

New Jersey: Governor

Christine Todd Whitman

132

Florida: First Settlement

St. Augustine

133

Ohio: Wright Brothers City

Dayton

134

Washington: Airframe manufacturer

Boeing

135

Massachusetts: Capes

Cape Ann - Cape Cod

136

California: USA's lowest elevation

Death Valley

137

Alaska: Sound

Prince William Sound

138

Colorado: National Parks

Rocky Mountain - Mesa Verde

139

Hawaii: Capital and largest city

Honolulu

140

Texas: Presidents

Eisenhower - LBJ

141

Arizona: Capital and largest city

Phoenix (largest state capital)

142

Alaska: Largest City

Anchorage (on Cook inlet)

143

South Carolina: Strom Thurmond supporters

"Dixiecrats"

144

Alaska: Strait

Bering Strait

145

Tennessee: Largest City

Memphis

146

Nevada: Lake

Lake Tahoe (shared with CA)

147

California: Lake

Lake Tahoe

148

Hawaii: oldest island

Kauai

149

Texas: Nickname

The Lone Star State

150

Florida: Nickname

The Sunshine State

151

Puerto Rico's island group

Greater Antilles

152

Alaska: Norther-most U.S. point

Point Barrow

153

Arizona: Dam

Hoover Dam (Formerly Boulder Dam)

154

Wyoming: Largest City

Casper

155

Michigan: Strait

Strait of Mackinac

156

Virginia: Swamp

Dismal Swamp

157

Montana: Battlefield

Little Big Horn

158

Michigan: Governor

George Romney

159

Massachusetts: Lizzy Borden's home town

Fall River

160

Illinois: Northeastern University's mascot

Huskies

161

California: Landmark glass church

Crystal cathedral

162

Pennsylvania: Largest City

Philadelphia

163

Tennessee: Civil War Capital

Bowling Green

164

Iowa: River

Des Moines

165

Missouri: Nickname

The Show Me State

166

Michigan: National Park

Isle Royal

167

Arizona: "Colorful" desert

Painted Desert

168

Nebraska: Capital

Lincoln

169

New Mexico: Capital

Santa Fe

170

Missouri: Hary Truman's home

Independence

171

Tennessee: National Park

Great Smoky Mountains

172

Tennessee: Nuclear research center

Oak Ridge

173

Florida: Universities

Florida State Seminoles at Tallahassee; University of Florids (Gators) at Gainesville; University of Miami (Hurricanes)

174

New Hampshire: port

Portsmouth

175

Connecticut: largest city

Bridgeport

176

Maryland: Bay

Chesapeake Bay

177

Louisiana: Assassinated Governor

Huey Long ("Kingfish")

178

Delaware: Namesake

Lord de la War

179

Pennsylvania: Nationality of first settlers

Swedish

180

Virginia: Chief Justice

John Marshall

181

Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma at Norman's mascot

Sooners

182

Arizona: Forest

Tonto National Forest

183

Arizona: National Park

Grand Canyon

184

Louisiana: New Orleans historic area

French Quarter

185

California: USC mascot

Trojans

186

Arizona: Supreme Court Justices

William Rehnquist - Sandra Day O'Connor

187

Maryland: Capital

Annapolis (named after Queen Anne)

188

Florida: Capital

Tallahassee

189

North Carolina: University of North Carolina's mascot

Tarheels

190

Arkansas: Mountains

Ozarks

191

Florida: Swamp

Okefenokee (with Georgia)

192

Alaska: Second largest city

Fairbanks

193

Virginia: colonial capital

Williamsburg

194

Alaska: Northern bay

Prudhoe Bay (oil drilling center)

195

Alaska: Island chain

Aleutians

196

California: Forest

Shasta National Forest

197

Maine: 20th century secretary of state

Edwin Muskie

198

Hawaii: Nickname

The Aloha State (was independent country from 1849-89)

199

Kansas: Nickname

The Sunflower State

200

Maine: National Park

Acadia

201

Wisconsin: Senators

Joseph McCarthy - William Proxmire

202

Utah: Capital and largest city

Salt Lake City (only three word state capital)

203

Kansas: Topeka clinic

Menninger Clinic

204

Tennessee: World's Fair City

Knoxville

205

Nebraska: Nickname

The Cornhusker State - The Beef State

206

South Carolina: Senator

Strom Thurmond

207

Hawaii: Oahu mountain

Diamond Head

208

Tennessee: Congressman

Davy Crockett

209

New Hampshire: Nickname

The Granite State

210

Nebraska: University of Nebraskas' mascot

The Cornhuskers

211

North Dakota: Capital

Bismarck

212

Texas: Capital

Austin

213

Nevada: Largest River

Humboldt

214

Maryland: Largest City

Baltimore

215

North Dakota: National Park

Theodore Roosevelt

216

Arizona: Anciet forest ruins

Petrified Forest

217

Alaska: Inlet

Cook Inlet

218

South Carolina: Military Academy

The Citadel

219

Alabama: Female governor - 1967-71

Lurleen Wallace

220

California: Largest City

Los Angeles

221

Oregon: National Park

Crater lake

222

Tennessee: Capital

Nashville

223

Louisiana: New Orelans historic hall

Preservation hall

224

Illinois: University of Illinois' mascot

Fighting Illini

225

Virginia: Cemetary

Arlington National Cemetary

226

Tennessee: Senators

Howard Baker - Fred Thompson

227

Colorado: Gorge

Royal Gorge

228

Ohio: Largest City

Cleveland

229

South Dakota: Capital

Pierre

230

Mississippi: Oxford Author

William Faulkner

231

Connecticut: Nickname

The Nutmeg State - The Constitution State

232

Louisiana: Universities

Tulane (Green Wave)

233

Indiana: Governor

Evan Bayh

234

Georgia: Port

Savannah

235

North Dakota: Nickname

The Peace Garden State - The Sioux State

236

Alaska: Peninsulas

Alaska peninsula - Seward Peninsula

237

Maryland: Founder

Cecil Calvert

238

South Carolina: Island

Hilton Head Island

239

Washington: Capital

Olympia

240

Utah: Ancient Lake

Lake Bonneville

241

New Mexico: Nickname

The Land of Enchantment

242

Wisconsin: Nickname

The Badger State

243

Colorado: Congresswoman

Patricia Schroeder

244

Alabama: Bay

Mobile Bay

245

Florida: Island chain

Florida Keys

246

Indiana: Nickname

The Hoosier State

247

Maine: Senator

Margaret Chase Smith

248

Virginia: National Park

Shenandoah

249

Kentucky: City named after a massachusetts city

Lexington

250

Arizona: largest Indian tribe

Navajo

251

New York: Second Largest City

Buffalo

252

Texas: State Flower

Bluebonnet

253

Pennsylvania: Capital

Harrisburg

254

South Carolina: Port

Charleston

255

California: Los Angeles asphalt bog

La Brea Tar Pits

256

Arizona: Governor

Bruce Babbitt

257

Virginia: Motto

Sic Semper Tyrannis

258

Wisconsin: University of Wisconsin's mascot

Badgers

259

Maryland: Representative and Senator

Barbra Mikulski

260

South Dakota: National Parks

Badlands - Windcave

261

Vermont: Lake

Lake Champlain

262

Illinois: President

Abraham Lincoln

263

Massachusetts: Hills

Berkshires

264

Alabama: University

University of Alabama (Crimson Tide)

265

Missouri: Capital

Jefferson City

266

Iowa: Nickname

The Hawkeye State

267

Oregon: Largest City

Portland

268

Massachusetts: Nickname

The Bay State (Commonwealth)

269

North Carolina: Largest city

Charlotte

270

Florida: National Parks

Everglades - Dry Tortugas

271

New York: Largest City

New York City

272

Kentucky: Universities

University of Kentucky (Wildcats) - University of Louisville (Cardinals)

273

Indiana: Vice President

Dan Quayle

274

Texas: NASA center in Houston

Johnson Space Center

275

Hawaii: Cooked taro dish

Poi

276

Colorado: Silver Mine city

Leadville (highest incorporate US city)

277

New Mexico: State bird

road runner

278

Texas: Texas Rangers Founder

Stephen Austin

279

Texas: National Parks

Big Bend - Guadaloupe Mountains

280

Washington: Female Governor

Dixie Lee Ray

281

California: Presidents

Richard Nixon - Ronald Reagan

282

Arizona: Valley filmed in many westerns

Monument Valley

283

Arkansas: Senators

Dale Bumpers - William Fulbright

284

Pennsylvania: Second largest city

Pittsburgh

285

Connecticut: Senators

Christopher Dodd - Joseph Lieberman

286

Illinois: largest city

Chicago

287

California: Fault Line

San Andreas Fault

288

South Carolina: Spanish Explorer

Gardillo

289

South Dakota: Nickname

The Sunshine State - The Coyote State

290

Kansas: Bob Dole's hometown

Russell

291

Missouri: Muralist

Thomas Hart Benton

292

California: UCLA mascot

Bruins

293

Alaska: nicknames

The Last Frontier - Russian America

294

Hawaii: Leper Island - home to Father Damian

Molokai

295

New Hampshire: Capital

Concord

296

Tennessee: Vice President

Al Gore

297

Hawaii: Polynesian god

Maui

298

New Jersey: Nickname

The Garden State

299

Wyoming: National Parks

Yellowstone - Grand Teton

300

Louisiana: County-like divisions

Parishes

301

Minnesota: Source of the Mississippi River

Lake Itaska

302

Illinois: Poet Laureate

Gwendolyn Brooks

303

Illinois: Female senator

Carol Moseley-Braun

304

Pennsylvania: Nickname

The Keystone State

305

Massachusetts: Sound

Nantucket Sound

306

Nevada: Silver mine

Comstock lode

307

Hawaii: North Oahu surfing area

Bonsai Pipeline

308

Vermont: Nickname

The Green Mountain State (independent country from 1777-1791)

309

Washington: Nickname

The Evergreen State

310

Rhode Island: Bay

Narragansett Bay

311

Alaska: Eskimos

Inuits

312

Texas: Representatives

Sam Rayburn - Barbara Jordan

313

Louisiana: French Canadian descendants

Cajuns

314

South Carolina: Nickname

The Palmetto State

315

North Carolina: Wake Forest's mascot

Deamon Decons

316

Maryland: Fort

Fort McHenry

317

Nevada: Comstock lode city

Virginia city

318

Texas: River

Rio Grande

319

Michigan: Nickname

The Wolverine State

320

Arkansas: Governors

Bill Clinton - Dale Bumpers - Winthrop Rockefeller - Jim Guy Tucker

321

Oregon: University of Oregon at Eugene's mascot

Beavers

322

Vermont: Senator

Patrick Leahy

323

Oregon: Rivers

Columbia - Willamette

324

Vermont: Largest City

Burlington

325

Kentucky: U.S. Gold Reserve

Fort Knox

326

Indiana: Capital and largest city

Indianapolis

327

Oklahoma: Oklahoma State University at Stillwater's mascot

Cowboys

328

Massachusetts: Salem Author

Nathaniel Hawthorne

329

Colorado: Mountains

Mt. Elbert (Colorado's tallest) - Pike's peak

330

California: Stanford mascot

Cardinals

331

Arizona: River

Colorado

332

Arizona: Phoenix valley

Valley of the Sun

333

Kansas: Largest City

Wichita

334

North Dakota: Largest City

Fargo

335

Rhode Island: Port and jazz festival city

Newport

336

Georgia: Swamp

Okefenokee (With Florida)

337

Massachusetts: Resort islands

Martha's Vineyard - Nantucket Island

338

Alaska: Capital

Juneau (largest state capital in area)

339

Georgia: second largest city

Columbus

340

Iowa: Author

James Waller

341

Missouri: Start of the Pony Express

St. Joseph

342

Ohio: Author

Toni Morrison

343

Massachusetts: Boston church/landmark

Old North Church

344

Kansas: Capital

Topeka

345

Kentucky: Capital

Frankfort

346

Alaska: Sea

Bering Sea

347

Missouri: Largest City

St. Louis

348

New Mexico: Largest City

Albuquerque

349

Hawaii: Beach party

Luau

350

Georgia: Nickname

The Peach State; The Empire State of the South (largest state East of the Mississippi)

351

Maine: Author

Stephen King

352

Colorado: Nickname

Centennial State (joined in 1876)

353

California: Where is Pepperdine?

Malibu

354

Washington: Volcano

Mt. St. Helens

355

California: Wine Country

Napa Valley

356

Idaho: River

Snake

357

Idaho: FBI standoff site - 1992

Ruby Ridge

358

Connecticut: Capital

Hartford (The Insurance Capital of the World)

359

Alaska: oil shipping port

Valdez

360

Minnesota: Mountain Range

Masabi (known for its iron ore deposits)

361

Tennessee: Horse

Tennessee Walker

362

California: Second largest city

San Francisco

363

Illinois: Nickname

The Land of Lincoln - The Prairie State

364

Delaware: Capital

Dover

365

Washington: Highest Mountain

Mt. Rainier

366

Minnesota: Nickname

The Gopher State; Land of 10000 Lakes

367

Hawaii: The Garden island

Maui

368

Alaska: Bering Sea Islands

Pribilof Islands - Little Diamede

369

Massachusetts: Bays

Buzzard's Bay - Cape Cod Bay

370

Alabama: NASA city

Huntsville (home to Marshall Flight Center)

371

Connecticut: Universities

Yale at New Haven (Bulldogs); University of Connecticut at Storrs (Bulldogs)

372

Oklahoma: Second largest city

Tulsa ("The Oil Capital of the World")

373

Michigan: Capital

Lansing

374

Minnesota: Rochester Clinic

Mayo Clinic

375

Arkansas: Capital and Largest City

Little Rock

376

Arkansas: President

Bill Clinton

377

Texas: Second largest city

Dallas

378

Virginia: Orator

Patrick Henry

379

Connecticut: Congresswoman

Claire Booth Luce

380

Maryland: Baltimore Critic

H.L. Mencken

381

New York: Southern mountains

Catskills

382

South Carolina: Beach

Myrtle Beach

383

Ohio: Pro Football hall of fame

Canton

384

California: Winter Olympics site - 1960

Squaw Valley

385

New Mexico: Ski City

Taos

386

California: San Diego founder

Junipero Serra

387

Ohio: Rubber capital

Akron

388

Virginia: Mountains

Blue Ridge

389

Georgia: Universities

Georgia Tech at Atlanta - Spelman at Atlanta - University of Georgia at Athens (Bulldogs)

390

Nevada: Capital

Carson City (named after Kit Carson)

391

Hawaii: King

Kamehameha

392

Tennessee: Bird

Tennessee Warbler

393

Minnesota: National Park

Voyagers

394

Oregon: Capital

Salem

395

Ohio: Nickname

The Buckeye State

396

New York: Capital

Albany (site of Fort Orange)

397

From whom and when did U.S. obtain U.S. Virgin Islands?

Denmark in 1917

398

South Carolina: Fort

Fort Sumter

399

Nebraska: Home for boys near Omaha

Boys Town

400

New Hampshire: President

Franklin Pierce

401

Connecticut: Female Governor

Ella Grasso

402

Arizona: Hoover Dam lake

Lake Mead

403

Maryland: Vice President

Spiro Agnew

404

Idaho: Capital and largest city

Boise

405

Pennsylvania: Flood City

Johnstown

406

Southernmost U.S. Posession

American Samoa

407

Pennsylvania: Penn State at State College's mascot

Nitanny Lions

408

New Jersey: Cape

Cape May

409

Indiana: River

Wabash

410

Arizona: Lake

Lake Havasu (home to the London Bridge)

411

South Carolina: Capital and largest city

Columbia

412

Rhode Island: Capital and largest city

Providence (founded by Roger Williams)

413

Nevada: Nickname

The Silver State - The Battle Born State - The Sagebrush State

414

Nevada: Second largest city

Reno

415

Minnesota: Sauk Center Author

Sinclair Lewis

416

Pennsylvania: Religious sects

Pennsylvania Dutch - Quakers

417

Kansas: Historic western city

Dodge City

418

Maryland: Nickname

The Old Line State - The Star Spangled Banner State

419

Nebraska: Comedian

Johnny Carson

420

Texas: Southernmost city

Brownsville

421

Hawaii: second largest island

Oahu

422

Montana: National Parks

Glacier - Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park (shared with Canada)

423

Ohio: University of Cincinnati's mascot

Bearcats

424

Texas: Oil Field

Spindle Top gusher

425

Colorado: Capital and largest city

Denver

426

Maryland: Flower

Black-eyed Susan

427

Wyoming: National Monument

Devil's Tower

428

Hawaii: Harbor

Pearl harbor

429

Illinois: Capital

Springfield

430

Pennsylvania: Port

Erie

431

Utah: National parks

Canyonlands - Arches - Bryce Canyon - Zion

432

Massachusetts: Harvard's Mascot

Bulldogs

433

Colorado: Denver natural amphitheater

Red Rocks

434

West Virginia: Ferry

Harper's Ferry

435

Minnesota: University of Minnesota's Mascot

Golden Gophers

436

Alaska: Holiday

Seward's Day

437

Kentucky: Nickname

The Bluegrass State (Commonwealth - Abe Lincoln's Birthplace)

438

Rhode Island: Nickname

The Ocean State - The Smallest State

439

Arizona: Universities

University of Arizona at Tucson (Wildcats) - Arizona State University at Tempe (Sun Devils)

440

Indiana: Universities

Purdue Boilermakers - Notre Dame fighting Irish

441

Massachusetts: Boston Hall

Faneuil Hall

442

Wisconsin: Capital

Madison

443

Kansas: Universities

University of Kansas at Overland park (Jayhawks)

444

Florida: Major keys

Key Largo - Key West (farthest south)

445

South Carolina: "Swamp Fox"

Francis Marion

446

Oregon: Nickname

The Beaver State

447

Oklahoma: Nickname

The Sooner State

448

Kentucky: Museum

Kentucky Derby Museum

449

Nebraska: Author

Willa Cather

450

California: Capital

Scramento

451

Alabama: Governor three times

George Wallace

452

Maine: 19th century secretary of state

James Blaine

453

South Carolina: River

Savannah

454

Tennessee: Presidents

Andrew Jackson - Andrew Johnson - James Polk

455

Illinois: Poet

Carl Sandburg

456

Illinois: longtime senator

Evertt Dirkson

457

Wyoming: Oil scandal site

Teapot Dome

458

Capital of U.S. Virgin Islands

Charlotte Amalie

459

Hawaii: National Parks

Volcanos on Hawaii - Haleakala on Maui

460

Mississippi: Ports

Biloxi - Gulfport

461

Iowa: Universities

Iowa State at Ames (Cyclones)

462

Arkansas: Rivers

Arkansas - Red

463

North Carolina: Senator

Sam Irvin - Jesse Helms

464

New Hampshire: Mountain Range

Presidential Range

465

West Virginia: Senator

Robert Byrd

466

Arkansas: National Park

Hot Springs

467

Massachusetts: Amherst poet

Emily Dickinson

468

Utah: Nickname

The Beehive State

469

Georgia: Founder

James Oglethorpe

470

Maine: Nickname

The Pine Tree State

471

West Virginia: Nickname

The Mountain State

472

Missouri: Senators

Thomas Eagleton - John Danforth

473

Washington: Sound

Puget Sound

474

Arkansas: State Park

Crater of Diamonds

475

Louisiana: Lake

Lake Ponchartrain

476

Montana: Capital

Helena (home of the Last Chance Gulch)

477

Indiana: Lake Michigan port

Gary

478

Massachusetts: Lowell artist

James Whistler

479

Missouri: Outlaws

James Gang

480

Louisiana: Largest City

New Orleans (The Big Easy - The Crescent City)

481

Florida: Governor

Jeb Bush

482

Rhode Island: Painter

Gilbert Stewart

483

Georgia: Mountain near Atlanta

Stone Mountain

484

Virginia: Senator

Charles Robb

485

Kentucky: National Park

Mammoth Cave

486

California: Desert

Mojave

487

Arizona: Desert

Sonoran

488

New Jersey: Largest city

Newark

489

Minnesota: Port

Duluth

490

Illinois: Governors

Adlai Stevenson - Jim Thompson

491

Massachusetts: Capital and largest city

Boston

492

Montana: River

Missouri

493

Montana: Nickname

The Treasure State

494

Arkansas: Nickname

The Land of Opportunity

495

Oregon: Senator

Bob Packwood

496

New Hampshire: Mountain

Mt. Washington

497

Florida: Lake

Okeechobee

498

Virginia: Nickname

Old Dominion State

499

Colorado: Second largeest city

Colorado Springs

500

Pennsylvania: seat of Continental Congress - 1774

Carpenter's Hall