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50 misconceptions about the 50 states of the United States. It turns out, we don't know everything about the fifty nifty.

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Host Justin Dodd (@juddtoday) breaks down some common myths and misconceptions about the 50 states that make up the USA.


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Vaquero (Time Life Books)
Comanche (LOC)
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Benteen (Jalo)
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Capitol Hill (Duane Lemke)

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Darien (Jerry Dougherty)
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Detroit Pizza (Supreme Chungus)

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Grand Teton (Troy Harrison)
Milwaukee (Walter Bibikow)
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Alice Cooper (Paul Natkin)
Wayne's World (Frank Trapper)
Ojibwa quote (Hulton Archive)
West VA (belterz)
Virginia Farm (Heritage Images)
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Richmond Ruins (Otto Herschen Collection)
West VA Quote (Heritage Images)
Texas Oil (Benjamin Lowy)
Dakotas (FotografiaBasica)
South Dakota (THEPALMER)
Corn (Scott Olson)
Cows (David Howells)
Deadwood (Real Historical)
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Fort Sumter (Heritage Images)
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Beauragard (Library of Congress)
Cowpens (Historical)
Rhode Island (Bob Krist)
Montauk (fotog)
Staten Island (Barry Winiker)
Aleut (Wolfgang Kaehler)
Inupiat (Gilles Mingasson)
Y'upik (Andrew Burton)
Athabascan (John Greim)
Alaskan Indigenous (Farah Nosh)
Cleveland (Mike Kline)
New Hampshire (John Elk III)
Checkout (SOPA IMAGES)
Property tax (Brooks Kraft)
Vegas Paris (George Rose)
Vegas title (George Rose)
Vegas Homes (Ethan Miller)
Nebraska Title (Thomas Jackson)
Omaha (John Coletti)
Lincoln (halbergman)
Mackninac Bridge (Kim Kozlowski)
Michigan map (Hey Darlin)
Hannity (John Moore)
Massachussets (Thomas H. Mitchell / 500 px)
Puerto Rico (Laurie Chamberlain)
Maryland (Joseph Sohm; Visions of America)
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Maine title (Edwin Remsberg)
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Mardi Gras (Andrew Lichtenstein)
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Bourbon (Matthew Liteplo)
Bourbon production (Luke Sharrett)
Kansas title (Andy Sacks)
KC Missouri (Edwin Remsberg)
Wichita (John Coletti)
Iowa (David Papazian)
Indiana title (Owaki/Kuila)
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Indianapolis (Photo by Scott Dunn)
Steel (David Joel)
Deep Dish (TerenceLeezy)
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Potatoes (Natalie Behring)
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Idaho Cows (Wolfgang Kaehler)
Wheat (Dean Conger)
Hay (Wolfgang Kaehler)
Hawaii (Warren Ishii / 500 px)
Statehood (Library of Congress)
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Ty Cobb (George Rinhart)
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Grand Canyon (Nico De Pasquale Photography)
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Alaska title (Danny Lehman)
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U of Alabama (Wesley Hitt)
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Traffic Circle (Danita Delimont)
National Mall (Mark Reinstein)
Dupont Circle (Westend61)

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