Asked in History of the United States, Canada
Which US states were created from the Northwest Territories?
NO US states were created from the Northwest Territories. They are part of Canada, which is a different country entirely. ...
How many more provinces are in Canada than the US?
Canada has 10 provinces and 3 territories. The US has states, no provinces. ...
Asked in United States of America, Canada, Mexico
How many states are there between US Canada and Mexico?
There would be 95 states, territories and provinces among these three countries: Canada: 10 provinces, 3 territories United States: 50 states Mexico: 31 states, 1 federal district ...
Asked in United States of America
What is the difference between States and Territories in the USA?
Territories do not have US Senate Representation or a voting member in the US House. ...
Asked in Nunavut
Is Nunavut a state?
There isn't a such thing as a state in Canada, they have 10 provinces & 3 territories, no states. The US and other countries have states. Nunavut is a territory of Canada it was recently founded by the splitting of the North West Territories (a territory in Canada) into two separate territories. ...
Asked in The Difference Between
What was the difference between the US and US Territories?
The U.S. includes all 50 states and the territories. A U.S. territory is a place under the governance and protection of the U.S., but not a state. Alaska and Hawaii, and many other states, were U.S. territories before they became states. ...
Asked in Demographics
How many people live in all of the US Territories?
The United States is the third largest country in the world, which is split up into fifty states, which also have fourteen territories around the world. For example American Samoa, Baker Island and Guam are US Territories. 3.96 million live in all the US Territories. ...
Asked in Statutes of Limitations, US Constitution
Who has the government authority over territories of the US?
The United States government has rights over any territories in agreement with the United States that have agreed to become territories such as Guam or Puerto Rico. ...
Asked in United States of America
Who governs the many territories of the US?
US territories - such as the US Virgin Islands and Guam, as opposed to the states of the union and the District of Columbia - are administered by the Department of the Interior. It sounds rather ironic that the Department of the Interior should administer lands which are basically exterior to US boundaries, but that goes back to the administration of territories within the United states before they were admitted as states. ...
Do the 50 US states include the District of Columbia?
There are 50 US States plus the District of Columbia and various territories. ...
Asked in Law & Legal Issues
What are district courts in US territories called-?
The district courts in the United States territories are called trial courts. ...
Why are there territories?
In the US, territories were established by law for national areas not yet administered by states. They included the Northwest Territory (Midwest), the Louisiana Territory (central US), and various territories which later joined the union as states (the last being Arizona, Alaska, and Hawaii). Puerto Rico and several other islands remain territories of the US. In other governments, territories are also non-states with rights and government different from states. These include Yukon, Nunavut, and the Northwest Territories (Canada), and Australia's Capital Territory, Northern Territory,...
Asked in John Quincy Adams, Abigail Adams
How many states were there in the US when John Q Adams was president?
There were 24 states and 4 territories.
Asked in Canada Provinces and Territories
How are the territories in Canada different than the provinces?
Canada's territories are just like the US territories before they became states. They have a managerment appointed by the Federal government and no say in what happens in ways that provinces or states do ...
The US and Mexico are divide into states candda is divided into what?
Territories and provinces.
Asked in World War 2, US in WW2
What term was given to the US mainland in World War 2?
In WWII, Alaska & Hawaii were US Territories; NOT STATES. The US Mainland was referred to, as "the states." ...
Asked in History, Politics & Society
Why does US have territories?
The United States has territories that they gained during the Spanish-American War. The Philippines, once a territory of the United States, was given independence 40-years after it was ceded by Spain to the United States. The current territories of the United States are Guam, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands, Northern Marinara Islands, and American Samoa. ...