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STATES ADMITTED INTO THE UNION SINCE THE ADOPTION OF THE CONSTITUTION, THEIR POPULATION, AREA,

AND FORMATION-Continued.

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I10, 700

Formed from a portion of the territory ceded to the

United States by Mexico by the treaty of Guada

lupe Hidalgo of Feb. 2, 1848. 77, 510 Formed from a portion of the territory ceded to the

United States by France by the treaty of Apr. 30,

1803
103, 925

Formed from portions of the territory ceded to the
United States by France by the treaty of Apr. 30,
1803, and of that ceded by Mexico by the treaty of

Guadalupe Hidalgo of Feb. 2, 1848.
77,650 Formed from a portion of the territory ceded to the

United States by France by treaty of Apr. 30, 1803.
70, 795 Formed from a portion of the territory ceded to the

United States by France by treaty of Apr. 30, 1803.
146, 080 Formed from a portion of the territory ceded to the

United States by France by treaty of Apr. 30, 1803.
69, 180

Formed from territory ceded to the United States by

France by treaty of Apr. 30, 1803. The northern
boundary of the Territory was settled by a treaty with
Great Britain, known as the “Oregon treaty" of

June 15, 1846.
84,800 Formed from a portion of the territory ceded to the

United States by France by treaty of Apr. 30, 1803.
97,890 Formed from a portion of the territory ceded to the

United States by France by treaty of Apr. 30, 1803.
84,970 Formed from a portion of the territory ceded to the

United States by Mexico by the treaty of Guadalupe

Hidalgo of Feb. 2, 1848. 70, 057 Formed by the union of Oklahoma Territory and In

dian Territory.

376, 053

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State.

Date of admission.

Nevada

Oct. 31, 1864

Nebraska

Mar.

1, 1867

Colorado

Aug.

1, 1876

South Dakota.

Nov.

2, 1889

North Dakota

Nov. 2, 1889

Montana

Nov. 8, 1889

Washington.

Nov. 11, 1889

Idaho

July 3,1890

Wyoming

July 10. 1890

Utah

Jan.

4, 1896

Oklahoma

Nov. 16, 1907

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THE TERRITORIES: DATE OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A TERRITORIAL GOVERNMENT IN EACH,

THE POPULATION, AREA, AND FORMATION.

Area
in square
miles.

Formation.

70

122, 580

Formed from a portion of the territory ceded to the United States

by Mexico by the treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo of Feb. 2, 1848. 113, 020

Formed from territory ceded to the United States by Mexico, part

by the treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, of Feb. 2, 1848, and part by

what is known as the “Gadsden Purchase," in 1852.
590,884 Formed from territory ceded to the United States by Russia by

treaty of Mar. 30, 1867.
The District of Columbia was established under the 17th clause,

8th section, ist article, of the Constitution of the United States.
The territory embraced in the District was ceded to the United
States, in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution, by
the State of Maryland, by act of her legislature of Dec. 23, 1788,
and by the State of Virginia, by act of her legislature of Dec. 3,
1789. These cessions were accepted by Congress, by act of July
16, 1790, and the lines and bounds of the District were estab-
lished by a proclamation of the President, George Washington,
Mar. 30, 1791.

By an act of July 9, 1846, Congress retroceded the
county of Alexandria, in the District of Columbia, to the State
of Virginia. The present government of the District is admin-
istered by a board of three commissioners, appointed by the

President, in pursuance of an act of Congress of June 20, 1874. 6,449

Formed from the territory of the Republic of Hawaii, annexed to

the United States by act of Congress of July 7, 1898.

Territory.

Date
of establish-

ment of
Territorial
government.

Popula-
tion in
1900.

Popula-
tion in
1910.

New Mexico.

Sept. 9,1850

195, 310

327, 301

Arizona.

Feb. 24, 1863

122,931

204, 354

Alaska

May 17, 1884

63, 592

64, 356

District of Columbia.

278. 718

331, 069

Hawaii

June 14, 1900

154, 001

191, 909

ELECTORAL VOTES FOR PRESIDENT AND VICE-PRESIDENT FROM MARCH 4, 1789, TO MARCH 4, 1913.

ELECTION FOR THE FIRST TERM, 1789-1793.

GBORGE WASHINGTON, President; JOHN ADAMS, Vice-President.

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ELECTION FOR THE SECOND TERM, 1793–1797.

GEORGE WASHINGTON, President; JOHN ADAMS, Vice-President.

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ELECTION FOR THE THIRD TERM, 1797-1801.
JOHN ADAMS, President; THOMAS JEFFERSON, Vice-President.

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0. Ellsworth, of Connecticut
John Jay, of New York.
George Clinton, of New York
S. Johnston, of North Carolina.
James Iredell, of North Carolina
George Washington, of Virginia
C.C. Pinckney, of South Carolina
John Henry, of Maryland.

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