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Generally, a state fact is defined as something that is true, something that actually exists, or something that can be verified according to an established standard of evaluation.
Stretching more than 3,000 miles from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean, the United States of America is comprised of 50 states, each with its own unique traditions and history.
The United States of America is located in the middle of the North American continent with Canada to the north and the United Mexican States to the south. The United States ranges from the Atlantic Ocean on the nation's east coast to the Pacific Ocean bordering the west, and also includes the state of Hawaii, a series of islands located in the Pacific Ocean, the state of Alaska located in the northwestern part of the continent above the Yukon, and numerous other holdings and territories.
For overview of facts ;and information about major events American History refer to US State Histories , US History Timelines, and the US Early Histories for more on the prehistory of the Native peoples, and the biography of every presidency via US Presidents (POTUS).
Access state profiles below of each of the 50 US state's facts and history firsts. Find out how much do you know about US history? Catch up on your state trivia with these US history firsts and fun facts.