Hello! Right now, I’m ready to teach you the 50 states. STATE is signed like this. AMERICA is signed like this. 50 States of America. Ready? ALABAMA: fs-ALA ALASKA: Handshape-A>5 from forehead to chin to represent Eskimo ARIZONA: Handshape-A down both sides of mouth to represent desert ARKANSAS: fs-ARK CALIFORNIA: Use the first sign shown here, which is for GOLD. COLORADO: 1) Sign COLOR and then fs-DO, 2) Handshape-C to represent mountains (DON’T USE THIS) and 3) fs-COLO (Most Deaf locals in Colorado use this – RECOMMENDED) CONNECTICUT: fs-CONN DELAWARE: fs-DEL FLORIDA: fs-FLA GEORGIA: fs-GA HAWAII: Handshape-H around the face to represent beautiful. IDAHO: fs-IDAHO ILLINOIS: fs-ILL or fs-I-Handshape-ILY-Handshape-ILY ILLINOIS: fs-ILL or fs-I-Handshape-ILY-Handshape-ILY INDIANA: fs-IND IOWA: fs-IOWA KANSAS: fs-KAN or fs-KS KENTUCKY: fs-KY LOUISANA: fs-LA MAINE: Handshape-F on side of chest, repeating short downward movement MARYLAND: fs-MD MASSACHUSETTS: fs-MASS MICHIGAN: fs-MICH MINNESOTA: fs-MINN MISSISSIPPI: fs-MISS MISSOURI: fs-MO MONTANA: Handshapes-M for both hands representing mountains NEBRASKA: fs-NEB NEVADA: fs-NEV NEW HAMPSHIRE: fs-NH NEW JERSEY: fs-NJ NEW MEXICO: fs-NM NEW YORK: Handshape-Y to represent subway NORTH CAROLINA: fs-NC NORTH DAKOTA: fs-ND OHIO: fs-OHIO OKLAHOMA: fs-OKLA OREGON: Handshape-O in circles like briefly shown after the first sign. Do not use the first sign here which is similar to Washington. PENNSLYVANIA: fs-PA RHODE ISLAND: fs-RI SOUTH CAROLINA: fs-SC SOUTH DAKOTA: fs-SD TENNESSEE: fs-TENN TEXAS: Handshape-X going outward and then downward UTAH: fs-UTAH VERMONT: fs-VT VIRGINIA: fs-VA WASHINGTON: Handshape-W from the shoulder to show heritage, history, or generations. WEST VIRGINIA: Sign WEST and then fs-VA WISCONSIN: fs-WIS WYOMING: fs-WYO or Handshape-W>Y for both hands to show mountain or camping Good, now you know the 50 states of America.