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U.S States by Wikipedia Descriptions #2

Can you name the state based off a description from its Wikipedia article?
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First submittedFebruary 19, 2019
Last updatedFebruary 19, 2019
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The only U.S. state located in Oceania
Hawaii
Adirondack Park was given state constitutional protection to remain "forever wild"
New York
Its population is largely concentrated in the Willamette Valley
Oregon
Known as the Peach State
Georgia
The traditional prominence of dairy farming and cheesemaking have led
to the nickname of "cheeseheads"
Wisconsin
The pronunciation with the final "s" being silent was made official by an act
of the state legislature
Arkansas
Three U.S. presidents have been elected while living in the state: Abraham Lincoln,
Ulysses S. Grant, and Barack Obama
Illinois
The easternmost state in the contiguous United States
Maine
A common misconception that it is the flattest state in the nation
Kansas
Its license plates carry the state motto, "Live Free or Die"
New Hampshire
The state experiences the most tornadoes in the United States, an average of 139 a year
Texas
There are 11,842 lakes over 10 acres in size
Minnesota
Family Guy is based in a fictional city named Quahog
Rhode Island
Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill form the Research Triangle
North Carolina
The Battle of Gettysburg was fought in the south central region of the state
Pennsylvania
Federal lands include two national parks - Grand Teton and Yellowstone
Wyoming
The French founded the region's first European settlement at Old Mobile in 1702
Alabama
Significant rivers within the state include the Cuyahoga River,
Great Miami River, and Maumee River
Ohio
Thomas Jefferson and many of the state's early leaders favored the
Neoclassical architecture style
Virginia
Home to Sun Records, where musicians such as Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash,
Jerry Lee Lewis, and Roy Orbison began their recording careers
Tennessee
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level 65
Feb 20, 2019
Another fun quiz, 2:53. Would love to see you get more granular with the quiz questions for this concept, maybe make an "hard" version.
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level 63
Feb 21, 2019
Love it when the Great Miami River is located in Ohio, not Florida!
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level 79
Jun 7, 2019
Miami University vs. University of Miami.
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level 68
Jul 13, 2019
Miami University is also in a town called Oxford, which makes it even more confusing
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level 63
Jul 13, 2019
Miami, Ohio is named after the Miami tribe, while Miami, Florida is named after the Mayaimi tribe. Thus I’d say that far less famous Miami, Ohio is nonetheless the one in the right.
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level 60
Jul 13, 2019
Wisconsin actually has more lakes than Minnesota, and Minnesota has more cows than Wisconsin.
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level 55
Jul 13, 2019
Why Arkansas? Why????
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level 63
Jul 13, 2019
If it makes you feel better, the Arkansas River is pronounced using the final “s.”
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level 75
Jul 13, 2019
No, it isn't. I went to college there, and my husband is from there. I've never heard it pronounced that way. I have been told some pronounce it that way in the state of Kansas, however, but I think they are just being contrary. :)
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level 30
Jul 16, 2019
Anyone else try numerous spellings of Illinois for the Arkansas clue?