7 US States Named After British Kings and Queens | Finding America
Throughout the United States’ history, many cultures have stamped their legacies across America, from the Native Americans to the Spaniards, to the French and the Germans. But in the original 13 colonies and beyond, you’ll also find hundreds of callbacks to the very nation from whom America gained her independence: Great Britain. Here are 7 U.S. states named after actual British kings and queens.
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Laurence Brown is a British writer and filmmaker documenting his life in the truly bizarre and beautiful world of America. He is the content creator and front-man for the increasingly popular Lost in the Pond YouTube Channel. He is also active daily on Twitter, through which he funnels factoids on British and American history, language, and life.