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Mystery State #7


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: The first "sit-in" to protest racial segregation occurred in this state.

Clue 2: Hurricane Floyd damaged this state's coast in 1999.

Clue 3: The first English child born in the United States, Virginia Dare, was born in this state in 1587.

Clue 4: Blackbeard the pirate was killed off the coast of this state.

Clue 5: The Wright brothers flew the first aircraft in this state in 1903.