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Why 13 Colonies?

Why ask why? Well, consider the fact that there were only 13 of those babies to start with. Of course, we're up to 50 states now, so those babies must have had their own babies...or, uh, something. Find out the stories behind our first 13 with this quick guide to the original colonies.

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