U.S. States With the Best Inventions


The Top Ten

1 Illinois Illinois Illinois is a state in the midwestern region of the United States. It is the 5th most populous state and 25th largest state in terms of land area, and is often noted as a microcosm of the entire country.

Zipper, Softball, Pacman, Brownies, Mouse Trap, Farm Silo, Washing Machine, Popcorn Machine, Cooler, Jungle Gym, Twinkies, Fly Swatter, Hairspray, Envelope, Walkie-Talkie, and don't forget MCDONALDS & DISNEY! - GHOSTbirdnatureLOVER

Skyscrapers, and Ferris wheels were also invented there, but McDonalds was technically made in California. - MrCoolC

2 New York New York

Cereal, Digital Camera, Escalator, Iron and Ironing Board, Baseball, Safety Pin, Light Switch, Credit Card, Rolled Toilet Paper, Mail Chute, Jello, Teddy Bear, Chicken Nuggets, and more. - GHOSTbirdnatureLOVER

3 Minnesota Minnesota Minnesota is a state in the Midwestern United States. Minnesota was admitted as the 32nd state on May 11, 1858, created from the eastern half of the Minnesota Territory.

Stapler, Roller Blades, Dump Truck, Toaster, Skiing, Duct Tape, Tape Dispenser, Plastic Bag, Milky Way Bar, Snickers, 3 Musketeers, Snowmobile, Snowblower, Sandpaper, Post-it Notes, Tilt-a-Whirl, Oxygen Mask, Seatbelt, and more. - GHOSTbirdnatureLOVER

4 Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania, officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a state located in the northern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.

Cable T.V. , Candy Corn, Electronic Computer, Weather Satellite, Thumb Tack, Banana Split, Pencil, Iceberg Lettuce, Deodorant, Suspension Bridge, Wrist Watch, Skee Ball, Ferris Wheel, Bubble Gum, Revolving Door, Swivel Chair, Bifocals, Slinky, Lightning Rod, Crayons, and don't forget HERSHEY'S. - GHOSTbirdnatureLOVER

5 Ohio Ohio Ohio is a state in the midwestern region of the United States. Ohio is the 34th largest by area, the 7th most populous, and the 10th most densely populated of the 50 United States.

Airplane (that works), Life Savers, Gas Mask, Battery, Cash Register, Backpack parachute, Potato Chip, Jump-start Cables, Hamburger, 2-part Ladder, and Potato Chip! - GHOSTbirdnatureLOVER

6 New Jersey New Jersey New Jersey is a state in the northeastern and mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. It is bordered on the north and east by New York, on the southeast and south by the Atlantic Ocean, on the west by Pennsylvania, and on the southwest by Delaware.

Light Bulb, Bandaid, Bar Code, Drive-In Theater, Record Player, Video & Film, Graham Cracker, Candy Apple, Sunglasses, Saltwater Taffy, Batting Cage, and BUBBLE WRAP! - GHOSTbirdnatureLOVER

7 California

Jeans, Golf Cart, Headrest, Beach Ball, Fortune Cookie, Headset, Popsicle, and Apple Products, to name a few! - GHOSTbirdnatureLOVER

8 Michigan Michigan

Michigan's best are the Stop Sign, Dissolvable Pill, Cat Litter, Recliner, and Garage Door. - GHOSTbirdnatureLOVER

They also make the majority of the cars here in U. S - CoolCat999

9 Iowa Iowa Iowa is a U.S. state in the Midwestern United States, bordered by the Mississippi River on the east and the Missouri River and the Big Sioux River on the west.

Among the best of Iowa's inventions are the Tractor, Screen Door, Featherduster, Trampoline, and Vending Machine. - GHOSTbirdnatureLOVER

10 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts, officially the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state in the New England part of the northeastern region of the United States.

Ballpoint pen (the kind everyone uses now), Burglar Alarm, the Cracker, Jelly Beans, and Volleyball. - GHOSTbirdnatureLOVER

The Contenders

11 New Hampshire New Hampshire
12 Wisconsin Wisconsin Wisconsin is a U.S. state located in the north-central United States, in the Midwest and Great Lakes regions.

Culver's, the blender, Social Security, The Round Silo, The bone marrow transplant, the ice cream sundae, the turbotap

13 Virginia Virginia Virginia, officially the Commonwealth of Virginia, is a state located in the South Atlantic region of the United States.
14 Connecticut Connecticut
15 Maryland Maryland Maryland is a state located in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, bordering Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C.
16 Colorado Colorado Colorado is a state in the United States encompassing most of the Southern Rocky Mountains as well as the northeastern portion of the Colorado Plateau and the western edge of the Great Plains.
17 Nebraska Nebraska Nebraska is a state that lies in both the Great Plains and the Midwestern United States. Its state capital is Lincoln.
18 Hawaii Hawaii Hawaii is the 50th and most recent state of the United States of America, receiving statehood on August 21, 1959.
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