South Dakota

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South Dakota is almost pitifully desperate you don’t forget about that one interesting thing it has.

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South Carolina

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The Palmetto State’s flag is tree-moon-dous.

Rhode Island

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If you laid out all the copies of the Rhode Island flag sold to date, they would cover an area the size of Rhode Island.

Pennsylvania

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To make itself stand out from all the other similar seal-on-blue state flags, Pennsylvania’s flag was originally red, but this was changed during the era of McCarthyism to avoid suspicion.

Oklahoma

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Government is about tough choices. The word ‘Oklahoma’ was added to the Oklahoma flag in 1941 to combat widespread illiteracy, making the flag worse but ensuring people at least knew the work Oklahoma.

Ohio

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The unusual shape of the flag of Ohio stems from it getting crumpled up in the scanner by Aaron Burr while processing Ohio’s entry to the union.

North Dakota

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The relatively squat shape of North Dakota’s flag represents the state being squished up against Canada and not fully able to stretch out as much as it would like.

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