Colony Anagrams

By Kathryn M. Wilson

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    The thirteen stripes on the flag of the United States represent the thirteen original colonies, which later became states. Rearrange each anagram to spell the name of one of the original colonies.

    1. He wins hamper

    2. Tat’s such a mess

    3. Horse and lid

    4. Roy knew

    5. Cut conic net

    6. Newsy jeer

    7. In a sylvan pen

    8. A deer law

    9. Iva in rig

    10. Hail-torn acorn

    11. Age, Igor

    12. Sara, touch lion

    13. My lad ran

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    • (1) New Hampshire, (2) Massachusetts, (3) Rhode Island, (4) New York, (5) Connecticut, (6) New Jersey, (7) Pennsylvania, (8) Delaware, (9) Virginia, (10) North Carolina, (11) Georgia, (12) South Carolina, (13) Maryland.