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 States and Capitals of the USA FAQ

You have found a helpful list of frequently asked questions about the states and capitals of America. Everything you need to know: answers for exams, tests and quizzes.

Links to lists, maps, songs, videos, quizzes and memory tips, tricks and mnemonics to help you learn are provided below. 

Memorizing The States and Capitals

Question: Does anyone have a unique way for students to memorize states, capitals?
What are some good tips to memorize the states and Capitals?

Answer: There are many ways of learning and remembering the states and capitals. The simplest is plain rote learning that involves constant repetition until they sink in.

Question: How do you remember all 50 states and capitals?
What are ways to learn all the 50 states and capitals in one day?
How can I memorize all 50 states and capitals in 4 days?
How to memorize states and capitols very fast?
What's the best way to memorize states and the capitals.?
Is there a website that helps you memorize the 50 states and capitals?

Answer: Word association methods that link numbers to objects to the state can be very effective and an excellent method is found here:  Learn States and Capitals .

Question: How do you memorize all of the us states and capitals?
Any tricks to learn States and Capitals?

Answer: Using a mnemonic device such as a phrase that contains all the first letters. A good example can be found here:
Learn States Mnemonic

Question: How should I go about memorizing the states and capitals and where they are located?

Answer: The use of blank worksheets is another useful tool. The states and capitals can be listed leaving the state or capital column blank and filled in from memory. Find them here:  States and capitals work sheets

States and Capitals Lists

Question: Where can I find States and Capitals in Union order?

Answer: The Union or statehood date list can be found here:  Statehood date

Question: What are the United States of America's states and capitals?
I need some websites for US states and capitals?
What are the US state names and their capitals?

Answer: A list of the states their capitals and postal abbreviations:  The 50 US States and Capitals

Question: 
What are the names of all the 52 states and their capitals?

Answer:  There are 50 states not 52 ; see here for an explanation:  List 52 US states

Maps of the States and capitals

Question: I need a map that I can use to find states and capitals.?
Which states border Nebraska and what are their capitals.
What are three states and capitals that are on the Missouri river?
All the states and their capitals West from the Mississippi River?

Answer: USA map     USA map abbreviations

States and Capitals songs and videos

Question: How does the song go about states and capitals?
I forgot what the states and capitals song my teacher taught me in the fifth grade?
I am looking for a song about the United states?

Answer: 
Songs and videos of the states and capitals are a popular fun way of learning and retaining the states and capitals, and various examples are found here:  States and capitals games

Question: Does anyone know rhymes for states and their capitals?

Answer: Limericks containing the states and their capital are included in a book that teaches you how to write limericks. How to write a Limerick

Study States and Capitals

Question: 

How can I study for a states and capitals test that is tomorrow?
What is a fast and easy way to learn the states and capitals?
How can I learn the 50 states and capitals fast?
What is the fastest way to learn all US states and capitals?
What is a fast and easy way to learn the states and capitals?
What would be the easiest way to learn the states and capitals?

Answer: Use a mnemonic:  Learn States Mnemonic

 Question: Easy way to learn the 50 states and capitals?
What is an easy (and free) way to learn the states and capitals?

Answer: Word association:  Learn States and Capitals

Question: How do you study for a test in which you have to show 50 states and capitals on a map? Map USA  -- Print a map outline for study.

Can you give me some methods for studying the 50 states and capitals map?

Answer: Blank worksheets:  States and capitals work sheets

Teach States and Capitals

Question: What grade do kids learn the states and capitals?

Answer: The grade at which kids learn the states and capitals varies from state to state but the 4th grade is popular.

Question: How to teach the 50 states and their capitals to 4th graders?
How to teach the 50 states and their capitals to 5th graders?
How to teach the 50 states and their capitals to 6th graders?
How to teach the 50 states and their capitals to 7th graders?
How to teach the 50 states and their capitals to 8th graders?   

Answer: Use any of the above methods plus the following.

 1. Write down the list on a sheet of paper then rewrite on a smaller piece, and keep doing this smaller and smaller until they have sunk in.

 2. Use flash cards to write the state on one side and the capital on the other. Go through the stack calling the state or capital before looking. Work in small batches of five. Learn them thoroughly and move on.

 3. Use a tape recorder or your PC to record the states and play them back calling out the capitals and vice versa; or work with a friend.

States and Capitals Games

Question: Where can I find a states and capitals game?
What are some good states and capitals and their location games?

Answer: Online and off-line games can be found here:  States and capitals games

Question: What software would help me learn the US 50 States and capitals?

Answer: A software game to help is included in Grasp the USA available from:  The USA States and Capitals

Answer: Jigsaw puzzles are useful, either the physical type or online versions. A states jigsaw puzzle is included in Grasp the USA available from:  The USA States and Capitals

Question:  Where can I get a states crossword puzzle?

Answer: Crossword puzzles are very popular and if you are learning the 50 states of the US you can enjoy testing your knowledge. The crossword is free to download, print and fill in. The puzzle and  answers sheet can be found here. States Crossword

Question:  Where can I find a wordsearch for the 50 States and their capitals?

Answer: Wordsearches are a challenge for the sharpness of the eye. The 50 states of America wordsearch is found here:    States capitals wordsearch

Question: Is there a states and capitals quiz?

Answer: An online quiz to test your knowledge can be accessed here:  States capitals quiz  

Misc.  States and Capitals Questions

Question: What is a good web site that could help with states and capitals?
Where is the best place on the Internet to find states and capitals of the USA?

Answer: A list of the states their capitals and postal abbreviations The USA States and Capitals

Question: What is an easy way to learn how to spell the states and capitals?

Answer: A software game to help is included in Grasp the USA available from:  50 USA States and Capitals

Question: Why do states have capitals and how do they choose the state's capital?

Answer: The capital of a state is its administration center where the government resides. The word "capital" here comes from the Latin "caput" and means "head". A capital city is usually the largest, economically dominant one but sometimes they are chosen for other reasons such as convenient location.

Question: What are state nicknames?

Answer: Every state in America has a nickname that helps to identify it in people's minds. Some are officially recognized and some states have more than one.

Question: Where can I find a list of states and their nicknames?

Answer: States-capitals-nicknames List of nicknames of the 50 states.

Question: How can I learn the State's nicknames?

Answer: A states nicknames list can be found here. Learn States Nicknames

 

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