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Some articles on states, state:

Hawaii
... states (joined the Union on August 21, 1959), and is the only U.S ... state made up entirely of islands ... The state encompasses nearly the entire volcanic Hawaiian Island chain, which comprises hundreds of islands spread over 1,500 miles (2,400 km) ...
30th United States Congress
... The Thirtieth United States Congress was a meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, consisting of the United States Senate and the United ... was based on the Sixth Census of the United States in 1840 ...
2012 - Events - October
... kilometers) over Roswell, New Mexico in the United States. 24 – 30 – Hurricane Sandy kills at least 209 people in the Caribbean, Bahamas, United States and Canada ... causes major disruption to the eastern seaboard of the United States ...
Creationism - Prevalence - United States
... for the American Way found 70% of the United States public felt that evolution was compatible with a belief in God ... Besides the United States the study also compared data from 32 European countries, Turkey, and Japan ... threaten science education and innovations in The United States.(video) ...
June 20 - Events
... Congress adopts the Great Seal of the United States ... Ellsworth moves at the Federal Convention to call the government the United States ... state ...

Famous quotes containing the word states:

    [N]o combination of dictator countries of Europe and Asia will halt us in the path we see ahead for ourselves and for democracy.... The people of the United States ... reject the doctrine of appeasement.
    Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882–1945)

    I make this direct statement to the American people that there is far less chance of the United States getting into war, if we do all we can now to support the nations defending themselves against attack by the Axis than if we acquiesce in their defeat, submit tamely to an Axis victory, and wait our turn to be the object of attack in another war later on.
    Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882–1945)

    The one who first states a case seems right, until the other comes and cross-examines.
    Bible: Hebrew, Proverbs 18:17.