All of the Thirteen Colonies were planted during the reign of the House of Stewart except one. It also holds the distinction of being the last English colony and today is the largest state east of the Mississippi River. Except for Texas, it has more counties than any other state in the Union. It is the namesake of one of the Hanoverian kings. When the British recaptured it in the Revolutionary War, our Stars and Stripes dropped from thirteen to twelve stars. The colony is Georgia, named in honor of King George II.
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