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State Capital Etymology
Name the state capital based on its etymology.
Some of these are insanely abstract, just try with process of elimination
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Named after a part of a river called "Frank's Ford"
Named for a general in the Creek War of 1813
Name for the explorer who "discovered" America
Named for a famous Quebecois gold prospector
Named for a famous Prussian who unified the German states
Named for a tall red pole seen when the city was founded
Named after ann indigenous people of the Great Plains
Named after the father of Colonel George Clendenin
Named after a small geological landmark on the Arkansas River
Named for English trader John Harris Sr.
Name for an indigenous word that means "place where we dug potatoes"
Named after a famous Civil War-era president
Named for the author of the Declaration of Independence
Named for an indigenous word meaning "sheltered harbor" or "calm port"
Named as the city had "been born from the ruins of a former civiilzation"
Named for the man who established the Roanoke Colony
Named for the explorer who "discovered" America
Named for the shortened version of its original name, Atlantica-Pacifica
Named after the American General honored in the Battle of New Orleans
Named after the daughter of Henry Dearborn
Named for Choctaw words okla and humma meaning "red people"
Named after a township in Scott County Minnesota by gold prospectors
Named possibly for the French word for wood, exact etymology debated
Named for a title given to sons in the British Royal Family
Named for the fourth president of the United States
Named after a New York city north of Ithaca
Named after a famous French fur trader
Named for the anglicized version of the word shalom
Named for a Muskogean word meaning "old fields" or "old town"
Named after the the term for God's intervention in the world
Named after celebrated industry town in Massachusetts
Named for William Penn after a town in Kent county of England
Named for a city in southern France
Named after famous frontiersman and fur trapper who led expeditions in the Rockies
Named after an apostle called Saul of Tarsus in his native language
Named after a town in Lincolnshire, England from where many colonists came from
Named for French phrase "of the monks"
Named after the man called the "Father of Texas"
Named after prominent trader William Trent
Named for a governor of Kansas who looked to gain territory east of the rockies
Named for a mountain which was named after another famous Greek mountain
Named for the unique hydrological feature it lies on
Salt Lake City
Named after Hertford, England
Named for another word for harmony
Named after Princess Anne of Denmark and Norway
Named for Fort Nashborough where it was built near
Named for a part of London because the James River was reminiscent of the Thames
Named after Gabriel Moraga who named the local river the Blessed Sacrament
Named for the Spanish term for "holy faith"
Name simply means "city of the state of the Indians"
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