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There are only 50 states in the United States currently, but the last two to be founded were Alaska and Hawaii.
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If the question relates to Commonwealths versus states, it's important to note that Kentucky, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and Virginia are all Commonwealths, although the …distinction has no legal meaning or effect whatsoever. The District of Columbia, which includes the capital city of Washington, D.C., is between the states of Virginia and Maryland, but is not part of any state. The District of Columbia was created to be separate from any state, so it would not seem like the country was favoring one state over the other. There is no such thing. Although 4 of the 50 states (Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Kentucky and Virginia) are known as Commonwealths. They are still states. The United States has 50 states, 5 (inhabited) territories, and a federal district. The 5 territories (American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, United States Virgin Islands) are not states, so they can't be states that aren't states. The federal district (District of Columbia) houses the City of Washington DC. Some say this is the only City in the United States that's not in a state, but there are several very large cities in the territories that are just as much part of the United States as Washington DC and are not in a state either.
In 1959, Hawaii became the last state to join the United States.
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Alaska is 2,261 miles wide, and the widest state in the United States.
Because of the Aleutian Islands, the International Dateline and the quirks of geography, Alaska is the easternmost, westernmost and northernmost of the 50 US States.
Connecticut was the 5th state in the United States.
The largest state in the united staes is Alaska
well first of all, minnesota startes with m and since new york starts with n that means that China would be your second best guess.
Yes Alaska is a state; it's the 49th state of the US.
Hershey is not a state, but a city in Pennsylvania.
All the USA states bordering the Atlantic Ocean from Maine to Florida. How far west of the Atlantic a person can go and still refer to a state as an Eastern state is debatable…, but, most people agree that anything west of the Mississippi River is not an Eastern state.
Rhode Island is the smallest state in USA