U.S. States by Clues Mentioning States

Based on the clue, name the U.S. State. Do not be distracted by the state names appearing in the clues.
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Last updated: June 21, 2014
First submittedJune 21, 2014
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Hint
State
briefly called itself the
"Republic of New Connecticut"
Vermont
Kansas City
is its largest city
Missouri
contains what was once the
northernmost part of the Republic of Texas
Wyoming
the Colorado River flows through
its largest tourist attraction
Arizona
the "Toledo War" (1835-36) involved
its claim to Toledo, Ohio
Michigan
in 1792, the Western part of Virginia
seceded from Virginia to become this state
Kentucky
its name means "Cloudy Water"
in the Dakota language
Minnesota
formerly called the "Lower Counties"
of the Province of Pennsylvania
Delaware
location of Cairo, the city at the confluence
of the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers
Illinois
Washington, D.C., is located on land
which formerly belonged to this state
Maryland
Hint
State
contains the former Connecticut Western Reserve
and the former Virginia Military District
Ohio
location of Mesilla, capital of "Arizona Territory"
during the CSA's 1861-62 invasion
New Mexico
contains what was once the
westernmost part of Spanish Florida
Louisiana
contains the headwaters of
the Missouri River
Montana
the "Pennamite Wars" (1769-99) involved
its claim to Wilkes-Barr, Pennsylvania
Connecticut
gained independence from Massachusetts
as part of the "Missouri Compromise" in 1820
Maine
location of the Wyoming Valley,
namesake of the State of Wyoming
Pennsylvania
contains the part of Mississippi Territory
which did not become the State of Mississippi
Alabama
called the "Territory South of the River Ohio"
until receiving statehood
Tennessee
the home state of
President Washington
Virginia
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Level 72
Aug 7, 2015
Great quiz
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Level 81
Oct 13, 2018
What state has a lot of towns with names the same as states? New York, including Ohio, NY; Delaware, NY; Wyoming, NY; Florida, NY; Washington, NY. Also Oregon, NY and Maine, NY....even Portland, NY to go with them, several famous city names from other states and countries like Cuba.)