Wannabe States of the United States


Why do we only have one state named after a president? That wasn’t the original plan – there were several attempts at naming states after founding fathers that failed. Let’s discuss those as well as a few other proposed breakups.

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Photo Credits –
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benjamin_Franklin#/media/File:BenFranklinDuplessis.jpg
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/–wOlckPVwGg/VCzsZtG1hlI/AAAAAAAALbQ/QhIjHt58Nnw/s1600/State%2Bof%2BFranklin.JPG
https://i5.walmartimages.com/asr/38932c43-3fae-46ac-8d4f-3cba9013b63f_1.6077ff6505931322f3da8cca69588e3c.jpeg?odnHeight=450&odnWidth=450&odnBg=FFFFFF
http://cdn.barnfinds.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Miss-Absaroka-630×393.jpg
https://28598774f520a98cfa0b-bd8ca73b84f0ce3959f8dc7c0581581f.ssl.cf1.rackcdn.com/2014/03/tumblr_n32n5j75Id1twi6vto3_1280.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christopher_Columbus#/media/File:Portrait_of_a_Man,_Said_to_be_Christopher_Columbus.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Rushmore#/media/File:Mountrushmore.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Purchase#/media/File:Alaska_Purchase_(hi-res).jpg
https://static1.squarespace.com/static/521b7c54e4b0e63c9a89da62/t/5223700ce4b0c8087591204c/1378054159843/CascadiaMap.gif
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/ae/Flag_of_Cascadia.svg/500px-Flag_of_Cascadia.svg.png
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conch_Republic#/media/File:Conch_Republic_FH020010_crop.jpg
All maps were made by me, the stick figures were as well, with the hats being free clipart.

Music Credits –
“Furious Freak” and “Daily Beetle (Edited)” by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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