Is Alaska one of the 50 states of America?

Answer Alaska became the United States 49th state on Jan. 3, 1959 when President Dwight Eisenhower signed Alaska's official declaration. As a result of the addition, the stars of the United States flag ch... Read More »

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How much money did America buy Alaska for?

The United States agreed to purchase Alaska from Russia on March 30, 1867, for $7.2 million. After Senate approval, the transaction was completed on Oct. 18, 1867.Source:Alaska Purchase

How many states make up the United States of America?

There are 50 states in the United States of America today. Also part of the USA, but not states, are the Discrict of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and several smaller territories.

Is alaska attached to north america?

Alaska is a peninsula attached to North America in the northwest. Its location places it in the eastern as well as the western hemisphere. It makes up 64 percent of the coastline of the United Stat... Read More »

How many states were there in the Confederate States of America?

Eleven states constituted the Confederate States of America. South Carolina was the first state to secede from the Union on December 20, 1860. Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Missis... Read More »