U.S. State Mottos

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Can you name the U.S. states (and D.C.) by their mottos?

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MottoState/TerritoryEnglish translation
Alis volat propriisShe flies with her own wings
Fatti maschii, parole femineManly deeds, womanly words
Si quaeris peninsulam amoenam circumspiceIf you seek a pleasant peninsula, look around you
Nil sine numineNothing without Providence
L'étoile du NordThe Star of the North
Justitia OmnibusJustice for all
ExcelsiorEver upward
Crescit eundoIt grows as it goes
DirigoI direct
Sic semper tyrannisThus always to tyrants
Al-ki [unofficial]By and by
Live Free or DieN/A
Montani semper liberiMountaineers are always free
Virtute et armisBy valor and arms
Equal RightsN/A
United we stand, divided we fall / Deo gratiam habeamusLet us be grateful to God
Virtue, Liberty, and IndependenceN/A
Regnat populusThe people rule
Ua Mau ke Ea o ka ʻĀina i ka PonoThe life of the land is perpetuated by righteousness
Under God the people ruleN/A
Agriculture and commerceN/A
Wisdom, justice, and moderationN/A
Freedom and UnityN/A
Ense petit placidam sub libertate quietemBy the sword we seek peace, but peace only under liberty
MottoState/TerritoryEnglish translation
Union, justice, confidenceN/A
Ditat DeusGod enriches
All For Our CountryN/A
Dum spiro spero / Animis opibusque paratiWhile I breathe, I hope / Ready in soul and resource
Esto perpetuaLet it be perpetual
Labor omnia vincitLabor conquers all things
Equality before the lawN/A
In God We TrustN/A
The Crossroads of AmericaN/A
Salus populi suprema lex estoLet the welfare of the people be the supreme law
Liberty and IndependenceN/A
State sovereignty, national unionN/A
Liberty and union, now and forever, one and inseparableN/A
Our liberties we prize and our rights we will maintainN/A
North to the futureN/A
Ad astra per asperaTo the stars through difficulties
With God, all things are possibleN/A
Qui transtulit sustinetHe who transplanted sustains
Liberty and prosperityN/A
Audemus jura nostra defendereWe dare defend our rights
Esse quam videriTo be, rather than to seem
EurekaI have found it
Oro y plataGold and silver

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