South 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

Alabama - The Civil Rights Movement started in Alabama.
Florida - Everglades are wetlands with alligators.
Georgia - The Atlanta Campaign was part of the American Civil War.
Kentucky - The Hatfield-McCoy Feud took place between the McCoys of Kentucky and the Hatfields of West Virginia.
Mississippi - This state is named after the Mississippi River although this river borders several states.
North Carolina - In 1903, Wilbur and Orville Wright built and flew the first powered airplane from Kitty Hawk, North Carolina.
South Carolina - South Carolina was the first state to secede from the Union before the Civil War.
Tennessee - Davy Crockett was born in Tennessee and became Congressman there.
Virginia - Mount Vernon in Virginia was George Washington's home.
West Virginia - The Mound Builders created earthen burial mounds and other earthworks. They lived over two thousand years ago. Grave Creek Mound is in West Virginia.

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