You are expected to use at least two partners and add the list to your notebooks.
Likely a quiz will follow with-in two lessons.
Next we'll divide the states into about six categories:
The original 13 Colonies +2.
Georgia, North & South Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire
+ Vermont & Maine
The Old Northwest/South West Territory
Wisconsin, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, Minnesota
Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi
The Louisiana territory encompassed all or part of 15 present U.S. states and two Canadian provinces.
All of Arkansas, Missouri, Iowa, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Nebraska;
Parts of Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota; New Mexico; Texas; Montana, Wyoming, Louisiana and Colorado
Two small portions of land that would become part of the Canadian provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan.
All this for a little less than 4 cents an acre.
Stuff we took from Mexico and Spain
Florida, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah, Arizona
In theory Washington and Oregon, Idaho but these were claimed at various times by the United States, England, France, Russia, Mexico - not to mention the local Amer-Indians.
The cheapest land ... Ever
Alaska (2 cents per acre)
Two Republics & a Kingdom
California (Great Bear Republic)
Texas (Republic of Texas)
Hawaii (The Kingdom of)
Places that might be / might have been come states (maybe, in your dreams)
Puerto Rico, Guam, US Virgin Islands, Mariana Islands, New York City, Washington D.C., Quebec, Vancouver, Sonora, Chihuahua, Baja California, Greenland, Cuba, Nicaragua, Samoa, Phillipines