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Did you know there is more to the U.S. than the 50 states? Did you know Puerto Rico, Guam, American Somoa, The Northern Mariana Islands, and the U.S. Virgin Islands are all territories that make up the United States of America? Well it’s true. Read on to learn more about this nation in which we live and how the U. S. territories are connected in the big picture. In fact, you’ll see that Puerto Rico (which the U.S, obtained from the Spanish after the Spanish-American War in 1898…yes that’s how long Puerto Rico has been a part of the U. S.) is about to vote on becoming the 51st state. Click on this link to find out more.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/puerto-rico-become-51st-u-172832425.html

Hundreds of thousands filled the streets of Manhattan &...

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Want to know more about the other territories? I know I did. I think you’ll be surprised by how little we hear about these incredible places that help make up the U.S. controlled property. See for yourself . I added this informational link for you.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Territories_of_the_United_States

Puerto Rico, Dorado, beach with palm trees

Source: Jim Ong / Getty

 

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