Quiz: Can You Name the East Coast City From Three Clues?
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Can You Name the East Coast City From Three Clues?
By: Torrance Grey
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About This Quiz

America's East Coast is its "old country," where the early Europeans landed, founded towns and built new lives. It's where America's two wars on home soil—the Revolutionary War and the Civil War—were fought. As such, the cities and towns of the East Coast are full of historical sites and monuments, of "firsts" and "oldests." They've given America some of its most important historical and cultural figures as well; this includes, of course, all the Founding Fathers. 

But these cities and towns haven't stayed frozen in time. They are thriving parts of the American life, contributing to pop culture, sports, technology, academia and technology. For example, the capital of Connecticut is home to most of America's insurance companies, making it a vital part of the U.S. economy. Do you know this city's name? Another town, a bit to the south, was home to one of America's best-known writers, a poet of the dark and macabre. That city remembered its literary history when it named the expansion NFL team it acquired in 1996. Do you know which Eastern city we're talking about?

You might have known that one right away, and you might also find some of these questions pretty easy (we doubt you'll have much difficulty identifying New York, for example). But trust us, this brain-teasing tour of the East Coast will get harder as you go along!

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