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Mystery State #45

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 world's first parking meter was installed in this state in 1935.

Clue 2: More human-made lakes can be found in this state than in any other state.

Clue 3: Only two states have capital cities that include the state name; this state is one of them.

Clue 4: This state is home to the largest Native American population in the nation.

Clue 5: The National Cowboy Hall of Fame can be found in this state.