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Mystery State #2


Each of the 51 printable Mystery State work sheets presents five clues to the identity of one of the 50 U.S. states or the District of Columbia (Washington, D.C.). Students use the clues to help them identify that place.

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Clue 1: Although this state is the driest state, its lakes are home to many rare fish.

Clue 2: Gold and silver discoveries drew miners to this state in the 1860s.
Clue 3: This state entered the Union during the Civil War.

Clue 4: This state gets its name from a Spanish word that means "snowcapped."

Clue 5: Hoover Dam is in this state.