North Eastern States of USA

This game asks you to identify the states in this map. When you click on the Start button, the names will disappear, and you will have to replace them by matching the colours.
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Facts (serious or frivolous) about these states - please scroll down

Connecticut - Mark Twain lived some time in Connecticut, and his house is now a museum.
Delaware - Delaware was the first state to ratify the Constitution of the United States.
Maine - A favourite meal from Maine and the rest of New England is Clam Chowder.
Maryland - The Star-Spangled Banner, America's national Anthem, was written about the bombardment of Fort McHenry in Baltimore, Maryland, by British ships in 1812.
Massachusetts - Plymouth Colony founded by the Pilgrims who arrived on the Mayflower, 1620.
New Hampshire - Dixville Notch, New Hampshire is known for being one of the first places to declare the results in Presidential elections. It has a small number of electors, and polls are closed when they have all voted, then are counted.
New Jersey - Several battles against the British took place in New Jersey during the American Revolutionary War (which the British call the American War of Independence).
Rhode Island - Rode Island Red are a breed of chicken. It was originally developed in Massachusetts and Rhode Island in the 1880's and 1890's.
Vermont - The colours of Vermont Fall foliage are famous.

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