Guess the U.S. State by random facts

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Stand anywhere here, and you are within 85 miles of a Great Lake
Home of the deepest lake in the country
The first state to implement a sales tax
Workman Compensation laws were first enacted here
The first battle of the Civil War took place here
Shares a border with 8 other states, only Tennessee has the same amount
The largest gold producing state
The only original colony not bordered by the Atlantic Ocean
Home of the World's First Rodeo
Has the largest grizzly bear population of the lower 48
Has the highest population density in the country
Home of the first free public library
Has the largest economy by state
The last state to secede during the Civil War, and first to be readmitted
The first open heart surgery was performed here
Has more cattle and sheep than people
The nation's largest water park resides here
Where the first English child was born in the US
This state does not have 'counties.' Instead they have parishes
The largest state east of the Mississippi River
The first state to give women the right to vote
Has the most man made lakes in the country
Its state flag is a pennant design, the only one in the US
Home of the oldest schoolhouse in the country
The only state with unicameral (one house) legislature
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The highest peak of the US east of the Rockies is found here
The only state to enter the US by treaty
The only state that grows coffee
Wal-mart was founded here
Home to the International Checkers Hall of Fame
The first state to fly the Confederate flag
The only city built in a meteor crater is found here
Its capital is the only one without a McDonald's
The only state whose east and west borders are formed by rivers
Has the lowest population density in the country
Has more glaciers than the other lower 47 states combined
Home of the deepest gorge in the US
The city with the highest lightning strike per capita is found here
The only state that shares a border with one other state
The world's first skyscraper was built here
Waited until 1987 to pass a bill making English the official language
Has the highest literacy rate in the nation
The first state to ratify the US Constiution
The first professional baseball game was played here
Has the largest percent of land designated for Native Americans
Home of the world's largest bridge tunnel complex
It is illegal to cross the street while walking on your hands here
The birth control pill was invented here
The first Pizza Hut was built here
The first state to require license plates on cars

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Created Nov 18, 2009SourceReportNominate
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