Statistics for US states by 'first things'

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  • The average score is 8 of 20

Answer Stats

HintState% Correct
The first state to join the unionDelaware
97%
The first state alphabeticallyAlabama
95%
The state where the first nuclear bomb was testedNew Mexico
79%
The state where the first president was bornVirginia
71%
The first state to secede from the unionSouth Carolina
68%
The first state to hold caucuses in presidential candidate selectionIowa
58%
The first state to legalise gay marraigeMassachusetts
58%
The first state to hold hold a primaryNew Hampshire
47%
The first state to decriminalise cannabisOregon
39%
The first state to abolish slaveryVermont
34%
The state with the first town named 'Springfield' in the USMassachusetts
34%
The first state to become a state in the 20th centuryOklahoma
24%
The state with the first commercial oil wellPennsylvania
21%
The first state to abolish the death penalty for all crimes except treasonMichigan
16%
The first state with a state dinosaur (Stegosaurus)Colorado
16%
The first state to legalise abortionHawaii
16%
The first state with a woman governorWyoming
13%
The state with the first Pizza HutKansas
11%
The state that hosted the first National Lawn Tennis ChampionshipRhode Island
8%
The first state to abolish the death penalty for all crimesWisconsin
5%

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