Learn States Nicknames
Tricks and tips for Learning, Memorizing and Retaining states nicknames
A printable list of the states of the USA's nicknames, in alphabetical order, can be found on this page: print states nicknames.
If you would like to study and learn states nicknames by heart there are various memory techniques to help you. Usually students use constant repetition but learning a list of fifty states and their nicknames is an awesome undertaking. This is a strain on most folks' memory unless you use a system.
To break the task into manageable chunks, mentally color each object the same for each group of ten. Remember, the more vivid the image you create the easier it is to recall later.
1 gun, Alabama -- a man with a black stetson is firing a black gun "bam bam bam" at a wanted poster of himself bearing the legend " Al Montgomery last seen in Alabama" and he has a yellowhammer on his head.
When you reach the second blue group you might imagine something like:
1 gun, Hawaii -- A man with a blue stetson laughing "haw haw haw what a Lulu" is firing his blue gun in the air while looking at a poster of a dancing, grass-skirted lady with the legend "Visit Honululu, Hawaii". She has a speech bubble "Aloha".
It will help if you download a free outline map to print and color it in as shown below. with the state name and nickname written in.
Learn List of States and nicknames
Learn 50 States methods to learn and memorize your states list.
States Mnemonic: another way to help remember the states.
List of 50 states and capitals in order plain list.
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