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There were 34 states in the Union when Abraham Lincoln was elected president in 1860. And twenty-three when the US Civil War started. In 1861, Kansas Joined the Union, therefore in 1862 there were 24 US states.
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How many states are there in the Union?

50 States makes up the union. They are as follows: 1 Delaware Friday, December 7, 1787 2 Pennsylvania Wednesday,December 12, 1787 3 New Jersey Tuesday, December 18, 1787 4 Georgia(U.S. state) Wednesday, January 2, 1788 5 Connecticut Wednesday,January 9, 1788 6 Massachusetts Wednesday, February 6, 1788 7Maryland Monday, April 28, 1788 8 South Carolina Friday, May 23,1788 9 New Hampshire Saturday, June 21, 1788 10 Virginia Wednesday,June 25, 1788 11 New York Saturday, July 26, 1788 12 North CarolinaSaturday, November 21, 1789 13 Rhode Island Saturday, May 29, 179014 Vermont Friday, March 4, 1791 15 Kentucky Friday, June 1, 179216 Tennessee Wednesday, June 1, 1796 17 Ohio Tuesday, March 1, 180318 Louisiana Thursday, April 30, 1812 19 Indiana Wednesday,December 11, 1816 20 Mississippi Wednesday, December 10, 1817 21Illinois Thursday, December 3, 1818 22 Alabama Tuesday, December14, 1819 23 Maine Wednesday, March 15, 1820 24 Missouri Friday,August 10, 1821 25 Arkansas Wednesday, June 15, 1836 26 MichiganThursday, January 26, 1837 27 Florida Monday, March 3, 1845 28Texas Monday, December 29, 1845 29 Iowa Monday, December 28, 184630 Wisconsin Monday, May 29, 1848 31 California Monday, September9, 1850 32 Minnesota Tuesday, May 11, 1858 33 Oregon Monday,February 14, 1859 34 Kansas Tuesday, January 29, 1861 35 WestVirginia Saturday, June 20, 1863 36 Nevada Monday, October 31, 186437 Nebraska Friday, March 1, 1867 38 Colorado Tuesday, August 1,1876 39 North Dakota Saturday, November 2, 1889 40 South DakotaSaturday, November 2, 1889 41 Montana Friday, November 8, 1889 42Washington Monday, November 11, 1889 43 Idaho Thursday, July 3,1890 44 Wyoming Thursday, July 10, 1890 45 Utah Saturday, January4, 1896 46 Oklahoma Saturday, November 16, 1907 47 New MexicoSaturday, January 6, 1912 48 Arizona Wednesday, February 14, 191249 Alaska Saturday, January 3, 1959 50 Hawaii Friday, August 21,1959

How many states are there in a union?

Answer . \nThere is no fixed number. The United States started with 13 and has grown to 50.

How many state were in the Union?

Answer . There was only one at one point, Delaware. But now there's 50. . Answer . 1.

How many slave states stayed in the Union?

Depending how you look at it, it is either four (Kentucky, Missouri, Delaware and Maryland) or five. During the Civil War, territories on the western side of Virginia split from that state to form West Virginia. West Virginia sided with the Union.

How Many states are in the Union in total?

Answer . There are 50 states currently. (The District of Columbia is not a state.)

How many states sided with the union?

25 of the 33 existing states in the United States had sided with the union by the end of the Civil War.

How many State of the Union Addresses have there been?

There has been 92 State of Union address spoken by the presidentsof the United States. That includes from George Washington to thelast one given by Barack Obama.

How many slave states seceded from the Union?

Eleven slave states seceded. This included Texas, Louisiana,,Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Florida, North Carolina,South Carolina, and Virginia. Virginia seceded, then West Virginia seceded from Virginia andrejoined the Union.

How many southern states suceeded from the union?

There were 11 southern states that seceded from the Union. Thistook place at the beginning of the Civil War, and these states werecalled the Confederate States of America.

Who was the President of the United States in 1862?

Abraham Lincoln (born February 12, 1809 in Hardin County, Kentucky; died April 15, 1865 in Washington DC) succeeded James Buchanan as the sixteenth President of the United States, serving between March 4, 1861 and his death on April 15, 1865, including the whole of the year 1862. This depends on the country. See related questions or re-ask your question specifying the country. United States: Abraham Lincoln was the President of the United States in 1862. Abraham Lincoln was the sixteenth President of the United States, serving from 1861 March 4 to 1865 April 15 when he was assassinated. Abraham Lincoln served as the 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865.

How many states withdrew from the union?

Eleven States withdrew from the Union and became the ConfederateStates of America. Three states remained neutral, which were alsoon the border between North and South.

In 1836 how many states were part of the union?

The year began with 24 states and ended with 25, Arkansas having been admitted as the 25th state on June 15.

How many states belonged to the union?

During the Civil War, the United States was divided into the Unionand the Confederacy. Twenty states belonged to the Union, and therewere also four border states that did not secede from the UnitedStates, but also did not give up slavery. The Confederacy hadeleven states.

How many casualties did the Union have in the US Civil War Battle of Antietam in 1862?

The Union suffered over 2,100 killed, over 9,500 wounded and over700 captured men on September 17, 1862 at the Battle of Antietam.

How many states were in the union in the civil war?

During the Civil War there were 24 states in the union including the Border States. This includes Maine,Massachusetts, New York, Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota, California, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, Indiana, Wisconsin, Kansas, Vermont, Connecticut, New Jersey, Illinois, Iowa, Oregon, and many others. The "border states" are Kentucky, Maryland, Delaware, Missouri, and West Virginia.

How many states were there in the union in 2005?

There were fifty states in the union of the United States ofAmerica in 2005. The last state to join the union was Hawaii in1959.

How many states are in the European Union?

There are currently 28 countries in the EU, as of the 1st of July 2013. 27

How many states and union territories are there in India?

There are 28 States and 7 Union Territories in India. States in India: . Andhra Pradesh . Arunachal Pradesh . Assam . Bihar . Chhattisgarh . Goa . Gujarat . Haryana . Himachal Pradesh . Jammu and Kashmir . Jharkhand . Karnataka . Kerala . Madhya Pradesh . Maharashtra . Manipur . Meghalaya . Mizoram . Nagaland . Odisha (formerly Orissa) . Punjab . Rajasthan . Sikkim . Tamil Nadu . Tripura . Uttar Pradesh . Uttarakhand . West Bengal Union Territories in India: . The Andaman and Nicobar Islands . Chandigarh . Dadra and Nagar Haveli . Daman and Diu . Lakshadweep . National Capital Territory of Delhi . Pondicherry

How many states did the soviet union split into?

The USSR came into being after the Russian revolution. It largely consisted of Russia, but other countries either joined the USSR voluntarily or were dragged along by their earlier associations with Imperialist Russia. The USSR ultimately consisted of the following 15 SSR's -. Armenia. Azerbaijan. Belorus. Estonia. Georgia (Gruziya). Kazakhstan. Kirgizstan. Latvia. Lithuania (Litva). Moldova. Russia. Tadjikistan. Turmenistan. Ukraine. Uzbekistan. Since the break up of the USSR, all of these SSR's have returned to independent states although some still rely to varying degrees on Russia for some government functions. Also, some of them have resumed the various ethnic hostilities that the USSR had kept in check for many years. Fifteen

How many Union States were there?

if you're talking about the American colonies: there were 13.. if you're talking about the civil war: there were 22. if you're talking about now: 50

How many states were in the union in 1865?

36 States. Delaware. Friday, December 7, 1787 ‡. Pennsylvania. Wednesday, December 12, 1787 ‡. New Jersey. Tuesday, December 18, 1787 ‡. Georgia. Wednesday, January 2, 1788 ‡. Connecticut. Wednesday, January 9, 1788 ‡. Massachusetts. Wednesday, February 6, 1788 ‡. Maryland. Monday, April 28, 1788 ‡. South Carolina. Friday, May 23, 1788 ‡. New Hampshire. Saturday, June 21, 1788 ‡. Virginia. Wednesday, June 25, 1788 ‡. New York. Saturday, July 26, 1788 ‡. North Carolina. Saturday, November 21, 1789 ‡. Rhode Island . Saturday, May 29, 1790 ‡. Vermont. Friday, March 4, 1791. Kentucky. Friday, June 1, 1792. Tennessee. Wednesday, June 1, 1796. Ohio. Tuesday, March 1, 1803*. Louisiana. Thursday, April 30, 1812. Indiana. Wednesday, December 11, 1816. Mississippi. Wednesday, December 10, 1817. Illinois. Thursday, December 3, 1818. Alabama. Tuesday, December 14, 1819. Maine. Wednesday, March 15, 1820. Missouri. Friday, August 10, 1821. Arkansas. Wednesday, June 15, 1836. Michigan. Thursday, January 26, 1837. Florida. Monday, March 3, 1845. Texas. Monday, December 29, 1845. Iowa. Monday, December 28, 1846. Wisconsin. Monday, May 29, 1848. California. Monday, September 9, 1850. Minnesota. Tuesday, May 11, 1858. Oregon. Monday, February 14, 1859. Kansas. Tuesday, January 29, 1861. West Virginia. Saturday, June 20, 1863. Nevada. Monday, October 31, 1864

How many states did the union have?

nobody knows because the north seceded in an alliance with Canada insuring it had back up just in case there was a secondary war. plus the Jedi back then didn't have light sabers and didn't know how to use the force properly.

How many states were in the Union Army?

There were 35 states, total before secession started. 11 Southern States seceded, and fought in a formed union, or group called the Confederacy of the United States. During the Civil War, West Virginia broke off from Virginia, and become the 36th state, joining the Union. The answer is 24, then 25.

Who were the Union generals in 1862?

There were over 600 generals in the Union Army in 1862. Thisincluded the soon to be retired General in Chief Winfield Scott.Later the two leading Union generals at the beginning of 1862 wereGeneral in Chief George B. McClellan who's prime responsibility wasleading the Army of the Potomac in the Eastern Theater, however asgeneral in chief he was in charge of the entire Union army. In theWestern Theater, the main general was Henry W. Halleck. He reported to McClellan at that time. In 1864, Major General US Grant was promoted by President Lincolnto be the General in Chief. Grant had been assisted by GeneralSherman in the Western Theater.

In the 20th century how many states were in the union?

At the beginning of the 20th century, there were 45. At the end there were 50.

How many states were in the union after the secession?

There were 35 states in the US prior to secession; 11 Southern States seceded, and so that would make 24 left in the Union. Though, West Virginia broke off from Virginia, during the Civil War, in 1863, and joined the Union so there was 25, at some point.

How many states were in the union in 1877?

In 1877 the United States was made up of 38 states. By now bothexpansions for the Louisiana Purchase and the Kansas-Nebraska acthad both been enacted.

How many states in the union in 1887?

11 states were in the Union in 1887. Please correct me if I am wrong

How many states can be admitted to the union?

There is no limit to the number of states that may be admitted to the Union.

How many states are in the American union?

This question is catagorized as a history question and under the Civil War. During the American Civil War their were a total of 25 states in the Union, and five border states (a state that had both Union and Confederate state governments claiming power). The confederats had a totla of 11 states. Today, there are a total of 50 states in the Union.

What was the aim on the Union strategy in 1862?

The people went easy on them! So the point was was not tO do your best

How many states were in the union in 1928?

Union simply means one nation under the branch of the United States of America, and does not necessarily imply a reference to the states which had not seceded during the US Civil War. In 1928, there were 45 states in the United States of America.

How many states left union?

Eleven. Up to the time of Fort Sumter, there were seven, all of them Deep South. Then, after Lincoln appealed for volunteer troops, all eyes were on the eight states of the Upper South, of which four joined the Confederacy, and the other four were kept in the Union - with some difficulty - by the adroit Lincoln.

Who was the Vice-President of the United States in 1862?

Hannibal Hamlin (born August 27, 1809 in Paris, Maine; died July 4, 1891 in Bangor, Maine) served as the fifteenth Vice-President of the United States, serving between March 4, 1861 and March 4, 1865, including the whole of 1862.

How many states were there in 1862?

In 1862, there were 34 states. West Virginia became a state in 1863and Nevada became one in 1864. There were 36 states at the end ofthe civil war.

Was Ohio a union state in 1862?

Ohio has always been a northern state, at least since it became a state in 1803. Therefore, yes, Ohio was a union state in 1862.

How many provinces were in Canada in 1862?

Canada did not come into being as a country until 1867. From 1841 to 1867 there was a colony named Canada, which included the area of the former colonies of Upper Canada and Lower Canada, but did not include the colonies of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.

How many states were in the Union in the late 1800s?

The following states were admitted into the union prior to 1900:Delaware (1787), Pennsylvania (1787), New Jersey (1787), Georgia(1788), Connecticut (1788), Massachusetts (1788), Maryland (1788),South Carolina (1788), New Hampshire (1788), Virginia (1788), NewYork (1788), North Carolina (1789), Rhode Island (1790), Vermont(1791), Kentucky (1792), Tennessee (1796), Ohio (1803), Louisiana(1812), Indiana (1816), Mississippi (1817), Illinois (1818),Alabama (1819), Maine (1820), Missouri (1821), Arkansas (1836),Michigan (1837), Florida (1845), Texas (1845), Iowa (1846),Wisconsin (1848), California (1850), Minnesota (1858), Oregon(1859), Kansas (1861), West Virginia (1863), Nevada (1864),Nebraska (1867), Colorado (1876), North Dakota (1889), South Dakota(1889), Montana (1889), Washington (1889), Idaho (1890), Wyoming(1890), and Utah (1896).

Which president was the youngest brigadier general of the union army in 1862?

I will never tell, that candy bar is mine! NEW RESPONDENT. The youngest Brigadier General of the Union Army in 1862 at the age of 23, was George Armstrong Custer, also called "the boy general." Indeed he never became President. If you are referring to Ulysses S. Grant, he was promoted Brigadier General on Aug.7,1861 at the age of 39.

How many states were in the union before Indiana?

Indiana was the 19th state admitted, so 18 states were in the Union before Indiana.

How many states in the union have minimum wages?

All of them, since there is a federal minimum wage that applies to all states who don't set their own higher minimum wage limit.

What was the importance of the union victories in the western part of the confederacy in 1862?

Early victories in the West meant that the South was not able to coordinate its forces or to send reinforcements to Lee in the East, or to concentrate all the Confederate forces against one objective in either theater of operations.

How many states were there in the union in 1858?

With the admission of the state of Minnesota on May 11, 1858, The United States of America boasted 32 states.

How many states were in the union during 1865?

There were 23 states, 10 territories, and 1 federal district in the US in 1865. The states were, in no particular order, California, Oregon, Nevada, Kansas, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine. All of the states were in the US before the Civil War started except for West Virginia (1862), and Nevada (1865). Nevada was narrower and didn't have a pointed southern end for a while, until Pah-Uti county moved from Arizona Territory to Nevada in 1866 and Clark County moved from Utah Territory to Nevada in 1868 . The territories were Washington Territory, Idaho Territory, Montana Territory, Dakota Territory (present day North and South Dakota, Nebraska Territory, Colorado Territory, Utah Territory, American Arizona territory, and New Mexico Territory. The Federal District was Washington DC. If you were wondering, the 11 Confederate States Were Virginia (including West Virginia until 1862), North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Mississippi, Alabama, Texas, Arkansas, Tennessee, and Louisiana The Confederacy had two territories, the Indian Territory (present day Oklahoma) and the Confederate Arizona Territory (present day southern Arizona and New Mexico.) One more detail: Hawai'i was its own Kingdom at the time, and Alaska was a Russian Territory called Russain America.

How many southern states secede union?

Eleven states seceded from the unionto create the Confederate States of America. They were Alabama,Arkansas, Tennessee, Mississippi, Florida, Georgia, Texas, NorthCarolina, South Carolina, Louisiana and Virginia.

How many states seceded from the union in 1861?

Ten. The first of the eleven Confederate states was South Carolina, which had seceded in December 1860.

How many states in all were readmitted into the union?

There were a total of 11 states that seceded and then were readmitted to the Union. All of them were confederate states. They were South Carolina, Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Texas, Virginia, Arkansas, North Carolina, and Tennessee.

What was the population of the Confederate states in 1862?

No solid figures were found on this. However, the 1860 US Census placed the population of the seceding States at approximately 9,000,000. A sizable portion of the 9 million was perhaps close to 4 million slaves.

How many states are there in the union and where are they located?

Assuming you mean the United States, there are fifty, most are located on the mainland part of the continent of North America. Alaska is separated from most of the USA by Canada, but it is also on the North American Continent. Hawaii is an island and not technically on this continent per se, but it is a state just the same. We also have a few places called "territories" which belong to the USA, but are not legally states... kind of like the Falkland Islands belong to England, but are not a part of it. Any world map will show you the exact location of each state.

What was seen by many historians as the problems the strategy of the Union plans on the Fall of 1862 posed?

Because the Union's strategy and operational planning revolved andfocused on geographical objectives, meeting their objectives wouldnot deliver a decisive result to end the war. Here is why and it'san opinion, nothing carved in stone: A. Clearing the Mississippi and capturing Vicksburg, yes would helpthe North long term, however, it would not destroy the ability tothwart the South's war making ability or its will to fight; B. Even if Burnside was able to capture Richmond, it would notbring the war to end, only the pride of the South would be damaged;and C. Even if Rosecrans cleared eastern Tennessee, it would not in theopinion of Civil War experts produce any substantial results.