Asked in United States of America, Geography
How many different symbols for capital cities are there on the map of the US?
There would be fifty-one symbols: fifty state capitals and one national capital. ...
Asked in US Constitution, Political Office Holders
How many US congress senator in Washington state?
There are two senators per state from each of the fifty states in the United States of America. The number of US house members; however, is based on the population size of the individual state. ...
Which of the fifty states in the US is the farthest north?
The 49th US state, Alaska is situated on the most northern location. Alaska had been a Russian province until 1867 when the Russian Czar sold it to the US, under the US Secretary of State Seward. ...
How does a new state become admitted?
To join the Union, a state must ratify the Constitution. However, today, an entity within the US (say, a territory) must first vote to become a state, then Congress must vote whether or not to allow this entity to become a state or not. Currently, there are fifty states in the US but it is very possible for there to be fifty one in the next few years. In the 2012 elections, Puerto Rico held yet another referendum in which the majority...