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1 Wyoming became a state on July 10, 1890. History > United States 12/13/08
2 Wisconsin became a state on May 29, 1848. History > United States 12/13/08
3 West Virginia became a state on June 20, 1863. History > United States 12/14/08
4 Washington became a state on November 11, 1889. History > United States 12/12/08
5 Virginia Dare was the first child born in the Roanoke Colony in 1587. History > United States 01/09/15
6 Virginia became a state on June 25, 1788. History > United States 12/14/08
7 Vermont was the first state admitted to the United States after the original 13 colonies became states. History > United States 12/16/08
8 Vermont became a state on March 4, 1791. History > United States 12/13/08
9 Utah became a state on January 4, 1896. History > United States 12/14/08
10 Thomas Jefferson was the first secretary of state. History > United States 06/13/08
11 The Vice President is first in the line of presidential succession. History > United States 08/01/08
12 The United States Mint was established in 1792 in Philadelphia. History > United States 12/23/08
13 The United States Constitution was adopted on September 17, 1787. History > United States 05/19/08
14 The Underground Railroad was a system of escape routes to the north. History > United States 06/16/08
15 The two front-runners (top two contenders) in the 2008 Democratic presidential primaries were Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama. History > United States 06/17/08

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