you do know that those last 7 are not states?...
kathyp, some of them are not even territories, at least not anymore.
The “Anti-colonialist in chief” can’t even get that right.
The only organized possessions of the United States are; Guam, Puerto Rico, The U. S. Virgin Islands, The Northern Mariana Islands, and American Samoa. This would yield a total of 55 states and organized territories, supporting Obama’s biographer, Denish D’souza’s contention that Obama’s attempt to destroy the United States of America is driven by his irrational anti-colonialism.
If you add; Midway Atoll, Palmyra Atoll, Wake Atoll, Baker and Howland Islands, Jarvis Island, Johnston Atoll, Kingman Reef, and Navassa Island, all unorganized possessions that would create an additional 8 territories, raising the total number of states and territories to 63.