United States trivia answers.

US Trivia

US Rivers

Two of the largest rivers in the United States are: The river originates in: The river runs into: 1. Mississippi River Minnesota Gulf of Mexico 2. Colorado River Rio Grande Gulf of Mexico

State Names

Origin of State Name

State This state got its name from a word meaning mountainous place. Montana This state was named after the largest river in the US. Mississippi This state got its name from the Indian word meaning lakes. Michigan This state was named for William Penn. Pennsylvania This state was named for the father of our country. Washington This state was named for a group of Indian people and the name means friends. Texas This state got its name from a Spanish word that means full of flowers. Florida This state got its name from two French words that mean green mountains. Vermont This state got its name from the Spanish word that means snowy. Nevada This state got its name from a river that originates in the state. Indians used the word, which means reddish brown, to name the river. Colorado What is the name of your state? Where did your state gets its name?


Who discovered America? Christopher Columbus When was America discovered? 1492 North and South America were named after a man. What was his name? Amerigo Vespucci who landed in a place now called South America in 1501.

Mississippi River

The Mississippi River gets its name from an Indian word. What does the word mean? Big River The Mississippi River forms the borders or partial borders of many states in our union. What are those states? Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Tennessee, Kentucky, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana

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