What are states?

Some articles on states, state:

... 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) ...
2012 - Events - October
24 miles (39 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 ... surge damage causes major disruption to the eastern seaboard of the United States ...
June 20 - Events
... Congress adopts the Great Seal of the United States ... moves at the Federal Convention to call the government the United States ... state ...
Creationism - Prevalence - United States
... A 2000 poll for People 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 ... acceptance of evolution was lower than in the United States was Turkey (25%) ...
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 States House of ... of Representatives was based on the Sixth Census of the United States in 1840 ...

Famous quotes containing the word states:

    It is impossible for a stranger traveling through the United States to tell from the appearance of the people or the country whether he is in Toledo, Ohio, or Portland, Oregon. Ninety million Americans cut their hair in the same way, eat each morning exactly the same breakfast, tie up the small girls’ curls with precisely the same kind of ribbon fashioned into bows exactly alike; and in every way all try to look and act as much like all the others as they can.
    Alfred Harmsworth, Lord Northcliffe (1865–1922)

    I believe the citizens of Marion County and the United States want to have judges who have feelings and who are human beings.
    Paula Lopossa, U.S. judge. As quoted in the New York Times, p. B9 (May 21, 1993)

    I would like to be the first ambassador to the United States from the United States.
    Barbara Mikulski (b. 1936)