Logo
Unionpedia
Communication
Get it on Google Play
New! Download Unionpedia on your Android™ device!
Download
Faster access than browser!
 

Territories of the United States

Index Territories of the United States

Territories of the United States are sub-national administrative divisions directly overseen by the United States (U.S.) federal government. [1]

240 relations: Act of Congress, Administrative division, Admission to the Union, Alaska Purchase, Allied invasion of Sicily, Allied Military Government for Occupied Territories, Allied-occupied Austria, Allied-occupied Germany, Amata Coleman Radewagen, American Colonization Society, American Samoa, Amundsen–Scott South Pole Station, Andersen Air Force Base, Anno Domini, Antarctic Treaty System, Archipelago, Area code 340, Area code 670, Area code 671, Area code 684, Argentina, Article Four of the United States Constitution, Atlantic Ocean, Atlantic Time Zone, Aunu'u, Bajo Nuevo Bank, Baker Island, Balzac v. Porto Rico, British Overseas Territories, Bryan–Chamorro Treaty, Capitol Hill, Saipan, Caribbean, Caribbean Sea, Carolinian language, Ceasefire, Central Intelligence Agency, Chamorro language, Chamorro Time Zone, Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands, Clipperton Island, Coalition Provisional Authority, Colombia, Commonwealth (U.S. insular area), Commonwealth of the Philippines, Compact of Free Association, Corn Islands, Cuba, Current members of the United States Senate, Daitō Islands, Dededo, ..., Denmark, Division of Korea, Donald Trump, Eastern Europe, Eddie Baza Calvo, Enabling act, English language, Extraterritorial jurisdiction, Federal Communications Commission, Federal government of the United States, Federal lands, Federated States of Micronesia, France, Free Territory of Trieste, Garapan, Glidden Co. v. Zdanok, Governor (United States), Governor of Puerto Rico, Green Zone, Greenland, Gregorio Sablan, Grenada, Guam, Guano, Guano Islands Act, Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Guantánamo Bay, Hagåtña, Guam, Haiti, Hawaii, Hawaiian language, Hawaiian Organic Act, Hawaiian sovereignty movement, Historic regions of the United States, History of the Philippines (1898–1946), Honduras, Howland Island, Human Development Index, Iceland in World War II, Insular area, Insular Cases, International Court of Justice, Iraq, Jamaica, Japan, Jarvis Island, Jenniffer González, Johnston Atoll, Kenneth Mapp, Kingdom of Italy, Kingdom of Yugoslavia, Kingman Reef, Kiribati, Korea, Korean War, Left- and right-hand traffic, Legal status of Hawaii, Line Islands, List of current United States governors, List of extreme points of the United States, List of governors of American Samoa, List of Governors of Guam, List of Governors of the Northern Mariana Islands, List of Governors of the United States Virgin Islands, List of United States military bases, Lolo Matalasi Moliga, Madeleine Bordallo, Mariana Islands, Marshall Islands, McMurdo Station, Mexican Revolution, Micronesia, Midway Atoll, Minami-Tori-shima, Missouri, Missouri Territory, Nanpō Islands, Naval Base Guam, Navassa Island, Nicaragua, Non-voting members of the United States House of Representatives, North American Numbering Plan, Northern Hemisphere, Northern Mariana Islands, Northwest Territory, Oahu, Occupation of Japan, Occupation of the Rhineland, Office of Insular Affairs, Okinawa Prefecture, Organic act, Organic Acts of 1845–46, Organized incorporated territories of the United States, Pacific Ocean, Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument, Pago Pago, Palau, Palmer Station, Palmyra Atoll, Panama, Philippines, Phoenix Islands, Political divisions of the United States, Political status of Puerto Rico, Polynesia, President of the United States, Privileges and Immunities Clause, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico v. Sanchez Valle, Quita Sueño Bank, Ralph Torres, Republic of Hawaii, Research stations in Antarctica, Resident Commissioner of Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rosselló, Roncador Bank, Ryukyu Islands, Saint Croix, Saint John, U.S. Virgin Islands, Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Saipan, Samoa Time Zone, Samoan language, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Self-governance, Serrana Bank, Serranilla Bank, South Korea, Southwest Territory, Sovereignty, Spanish language, Spanish–American War, Stacey Plaskett, Statehood movement in Puerto Rico, Status of forces agreement, Stewart Udall, Supreme court, Supreme Court of the United States, Swains Island, Swan Islands, Honduras, Tafuna, American Samoa, Tampico Affair, Telephone numbers in Puerto Rico, Territorial evolution of the United States, Territorial waters, Territories of the United States on stamps, Territory of Alaska, Territory of Hawaii, The Nature Conservancy, Tokelau, Torrijos–Carter Treaties, Treaty of Paris (1898), Tutuila, U.S. state, Unincorporated territories of the United States, United Kingdom, United Nations, United Nations trust territories, United States, United States Air Force Academy, United States Army Military Government in Korea, United States Census, United States Congress, United States Constitution, United States Department of Defense, United States Department of the Interior, United States Department of the Navy, United States dollar, United States Fish and Wildlife Service, United States House of Representatives, United States Merchant Marine Academy, United States Military Academy, United States Minor Outlying Islands, United States nationality law, United States Naval Academy, United States Navy, United States occupation of Veracruz, United States Postal Service, United States Secretary of the Interior, United States territory, United States Virgin Islands, Unorganized territory, USS Lexington (1825), Vienna, Wake Island, Wake Island Airfield, Washington, D.C., West Berlin, World War II, 38th parallel north. Expand index (190 more) »

Act of Congress

An Act of Congress is a statute enacted by the United States Congress.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Act of Congress · See more »

Administrative division

An administrative division, unit, entity, area or region, also referred to as a subnational entity, statoid, constituent unit, or country subdivision, is a portion of a country or other region delineated for the purpose of administration.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Administrative division · See more »

Admission to the Union

The Admission to the Union Clause of the United States Constitution, oftentimes called the New States Clause, and found at Article IV, Section 3, Clause 1, authorizes the Congress to admit new states into the United States beyond the thirteen already in existence at the time the Constitution went into effect.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Admission to the Union · See more »

Alaska Purchase

The Alaska Purchase (r) was the United States' acquisition of Alaska from the Russian Empire on March 30, 1867, by a treaty ratified by the United States Senate, and signed by President Andrew Johnson.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Alaska Purchase · See more »

Allied invasion of Sicily

The Allied invasion of Sicily, codenamed Operation Husky, was a major campaign of World War II, in which the Allies took the island of Sicily from the Axis powers (Italy and Nazi Germany).

New!!: Territories of the United States and Allied invasion of Sicily · See more »

Allied Military Government for Occupied Territories

The Allied Military Government for Occupied Territories (originally abbreviated AMGOT, later AMG) was the form of military rule administered by Allied forces during and after World War II within European territories they occupied.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Allied Military Government for Occupied Territories · See more »

Allied-occupied Austria

The Allied occupation of Austria lasted from 1945 to 1955.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Allied-occupied Austria · See more »

Allied-occupied Germany

Upon the defeat of Nazi Germany in World War II, the victorious Allies asserted their joint authority and sovereignty over 'Germany as a whole', defined as all territories of the former German Reich which lay west of the Oder–Neisse line, having declared the extinction of Nazi Germany at the death of Adolf Hitler (see 1945 Berlin Declaration).

New!!: Territories of the United States and Allied-occupied Germany · See more »

Amata Coleman Radewagen

Amata Catherine Coleman Radewagen (born December 29, 1947), commonly called Aumua Amata, is the delegate for the United States House of Representatives from American Samoa.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Amata Coleman Radewagen · See more »

American Colonization Society

The Society for the Colonization of Free People of Color of America, commonly known as the American Colonization Society (ACS), was a group established in 1816 by Robert Finley of New Jersey which supported the migration of free African Americans to the continent of Africa.

New!!: Territories of the United States and American Colonization Society · See more »

American Samoa

American Samoa (Amerika Sāmoa,; also Amelika Sāmoa or Sāmoa Amelika) is an unincorporated territory of the United States located in the South Pacific Ocean, southeast of Samoa.

New!!: Territories of the United States and American Samoa · See more »

Amundsen–Scott South Pole Station

The Amundsen–Scott South Pole Station is a United States scientific research station at the South Pole, the southernmost place on the Earth.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Amundsen–Scott South Pole Station · See more »

Andersen Air Force Base

Andersen Air Force Base (AFB) is a United States Air Force base located approximately northeast of Yigo near Agafo Gumas in the United States territory of Guam.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Andersen Air Force Base · See more »

Anno Domini

The terms anno Domini (AD) and before Christ (BC) are used to label or number years in the Julian and Gregorian calendars.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Anno Domini · See more »

Antarctic Treaty System

The Antarctic Treaty and related agreements, collectively known as the Antarctic Treaty System (ATS), regulate international relations with respect to Antarctica, Earth's only continent without a native human population.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Antarctic Treaty System · See more »

Archipelago

An archipelago, sometimes called an island group or island chain, is a chain, cluster or collection of islands, or sometimes a sea containing a small number of scattered islands.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Archipelago · See more »

Area code 340

The area code (340) is the local telephone area code of U.S. Virgin Islands.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Area code 340 · See more »

Area code 670

The area code 670 is the local telephone area code for the U.S. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI).

New!!: Territories of the United States and Area code 670 · See more »

Area code 671

The area code 671 is the local telephone area code of the United States territory of Guam.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Area code 671 · See more »

Area code 684

Area code 684 is the number assigned to telephones in American Samoa.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Area code 684 · See more »

Argentina

Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic (República Argentina), is a federal republic located mostly in the southern half of South America.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Argentina · See more »

Article Four of the United States Constitution

Article Four of the United States Constitution outlines the relationship between each state and the others, and the several States and the federal government.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Article Four of the United States Constitution · See more »

Atlantic Ocean

The Atlantic Ocean is the second largest of the world's oceans with a total area of about.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Atlantic Ocean · See more »

Atlantic Time Zone

The Atlantic Time Zone is a geographical region that keeps standard time—called Atlantic Standard Time (AST)—by subtracting four hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), resulting in UTC-4; during part of the year some parts of it observe daylight saving time by instead subtracting only three hours (UTC-3).

New!!: Territories of the United States and Atlantic Time Zone · See more »

Aunu'u

Aunu'u is a small volcanic island off the southeastern shore of Tutuila in American Samoa.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Aunu'u · See more »

Bajo Nuevo Bank

Bajo Nuevo Bank, also known as the Petrel Islands (Bajo Nuevo, Islas Petrel), is a small, uninhabited reef with some small grass-covered islets, located in the western Caribbean Sea at, with a lighthouse on Low Cay at.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Bajo Nuevo Bank · See more »

Baker Island

Baker Island is an uninhabited atoll located just north of the equator in the central Pacific Ocean about southwest of Honolulu.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Baker Island · See more »

Balzac v. Porto Rico

Balzac v. Porto Rico,, was a case in which the Supreme Court of the United States held that certain provisions of the U.S. Constitution did not apply to territories not incorporated into the union.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Balzac v. Porto Rico · See more »

British Overseas Territories

The British Overseas Territories (BOT) or United Kingdom Overseas Territories (UKOTs) are 14 territories under the jurisdiction and sovereignty of the United Kingdom.

New!!: Territories of the United States and British Overseas Territories · See more »

Bryan–Chamorro Treaty

The Bryan–Chamorro Treaty was signed between Nicaragua and The United States on August 5, 1914.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Bryan–Chamorro Treaty · See more »

Capitol Hill, Saipan

Capitol Hill (sometimes spelled Capital Hill, formerly Army Hill under the United States Navy) is a settlement (sometimes termed a village or district) on the island of Saipan in the Northern Mariana Islands.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Capitol Hill, Saipan · See more »

Caribbean

The Caribbean is a region that consists of the Caribbean Sea, its islands (some surrounded by the Caribbean Sea and some bordering both the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean) and the surrounding coasts.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Caribbean · See more »

Caribbean Sea

The Caribbean Sea (Mar Caribe; Mer des Caraïbes; Caraïbische Zee) is a sea of the Atlantic Ocean in the tropics of the Western Hemisphere.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Caribbean Sea · See more »

Carolinian language

Carolinian is an Austronesian language originating in Caroline Islands, but spoken in the Northern Mariana Islands, where it is an official language along with English, by the Carolinian people.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Carolinian language · See more »

Ceasefire

A ceasefire (or truce), also called cease fire, is a temporary stoppage of a war in which each side agrees with the other to suspend aggressive actions.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Ceasefire · See more »

Central Intelligence Agency

The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is a civilian foreign intelligence service of the United States federal government, tasked with gathering, processing, and analyzing national security information from around the world, primarily through the use of human intelligence (HUMINT).

New!!: Territories of the United States and Central Intelligence Agency · See more »

Chamorro language

Chamorro (Finu' Chamoru) is an Austronesian language spoken by about 58,000 people (about 25,800 people on Guam and about 32,200 in the Northern Mariana Islands and the rest of the United States).

New!!: Territories of the United States and Chamorro language · See more »

Chamorro Time Zone

The Chamorro Time Zone, formerly the Guam Time Zone, is a United States time zone which observes standard time ten hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC+10:00).

New!!: Territories of the United States and Chamorro Time Zone · See more »

Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands

Charlotte Amalie, located on the island of St. Thomas, is the capital and the largest city of the United States Virgin Islands, founded in 1666 as Taphus (meaning "beer house" or "beer hall").

New!!: Territories of the United States and Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands · See more »

Clipperton Island

Clipperton Island (Île de Clipperton or Île de la Passion; Isla de la Pasión) is an uninhabited coral atoll in the eastern Pacific Ocean off the coast of Central America.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Clipperton Island · See more »

Coalition Provisional Authority

The Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA; سلطة الائتلاف المؤقتة) was a transitional government of Iraq established following the invasion of the country on 19 March 2003 by the U.S.-led Multinational Force (or 'the coalition') and the fall of Ba'athist Iraq.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Coalition Provisional Authority · See more »

Colombia

Colombia, officially the Republic of Colombia, is a sovereign state largely situated in the northwest of South America, with territories in Central America.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Colombia · See more »

Commonwealth (U.S. insular area)

In the terminology of the United States insular areas, a Commonwealth is a type of organized but unincorporated dependent territory.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Commonwealth (U.S. insular area) · See more »

Commonwealth of the Philippines

The Commonwealth of the Philippines (Commonwealth de Filipinas; Komonwelt ng Pilipinas) was the administrative body that governed the Philippines from 1935 to 1946, aside from a period of exile in the Second World War from 1942 to 1945 when Japan occupied the country.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Commonwealth of the Philippines · See more »

Compact of Free Association

The Compact of Free Association (COFA) is an international agreement establishing and governing the relationships of free association between the United States and the three Pacific Island nations of the Federated States of Micronesia, the Marshall Islands, and Palau.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Compact of Free Association · See more »

Corn Islands

The Corn Islands (Las Islas del Maíz) are two islands about east of the Caribbean coast of Nicaragua, constituting one of 12 municipalities of the South Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Corn Islands · See more »

Cuba

Cuba, officially the Republic of Cuba, is a country comprising the island of Cuba as well as Isla de la Juventud and several minor archipelagos.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Cuba · See more »

Current members of the United States Senate

The United States Senate consists of 100 members, two from each of the 50 states.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Current members of the United States Senate · See more »

Daitō Islands

The are an archipelago consisting of three isolated coral islands in the Philippine Sea southeast of Okinawa.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Daitō Islands · See more »

Dededo

Dededo (Dedidu) is the most populated village in the United States territory of Guam.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Dededo · See more »

Denmark

Denmark (Danmark), officially the Kingdom of Denmark,Kongeriget Danmark,.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Denmark · See more »

Division of Korea

The division of Korea between North and South Korea occurred after World War II, ending the Empire of Japan's 35-year rule over Korea in 1945.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Division of Korea · See more »

Donald Trump

Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is the 45th and current President of the United States, in office since January 20, 2017.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Donald Trump · See more »

Eastern Europe

Eastern Europe is the eastern part of the European continent.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Eastern Europe · See more »

Eddie Baza Calvo

Edward Jerome Baza Calvo (born August 29, 1961) is an American Guamanian politician, the eighth and current Governor of the United States territory of Guam, in office since 2011.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Eddie Baza Calvo · See more »

Enabling act

An enabling act is a piece of legislation by which a legislative body grants an entity which depends on it (for authorization or legitimacy) the power to take certain actions.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Enabling act · See more »

English language

English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.

New!!: Territories of the United States and English language · See more »

Extraterritorial jurisdiction

Extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ) is the legal ability of a government to exercise authority beyond its normal boundaries.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Extraterritorial jurisdiction · See more »

Federal Communications Commission

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent agency of the United States government created by statute (and) to regulate interstate communications by radio, television, wire, satellite, and cable.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Federal Communications Commission · See more »

Federal government of the United States

The federal government of the United States (U.S. federal government) is the national government of the United States, a constitutional republic in North America, composed of 50 states, one district, Washington, D.C. (the nation's capital), and several territories.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Federal government of the United States · See more »

Federal lands

Federal lands are lands in the United States owned by the federal government.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Federal lands · See more »

Federated States of Micronesia

The Federated States of Micronesia (abbreviated FSM and also known simply as Micronesia) is an independent sovereign island nation and a United States associated state consisting of four states from west to east, Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei and Kosraethat are spread across the Western Pacific Ocean.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Federated States of Micronesia · See more »

France

France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.

New!!: Territories of the United States and France · See more »

Free Territory of Trieste

The Free Territory of Trieste (Territorio libero di Trieste, Svobodno tržaško ozemlje; Slobodni Teritorij Trsta) was an independent territory situated in Central Europe between northern Italy and Yugoslavia, facing the north part of the Adriatic Sea, under direct responsibility of the United Nations Security Council in the aftermath of World War II.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Free Territory of Trieste · See more »

Garapan

Garapan is the largest village and the center of the tourism industry on the island of Saipan, which is a part of the United States Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI).

New!!: Territories of the United States and Garapan · See more »

Glidden Co. v. Zdanok

Glidden Co.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Glidden Co. v. Zdanok · See more »

Governor (United States)

In the United States, a governor serves as the chief executive officer and commander-in-chief in each of the fifty states and in the five permanently inhabited territories, functioning as both head of state and head of government therein.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Governor (United States) · See more »

Governor of Puerto Rico

The governor of Puerto Rico is the head of government of Puerto Rico and, by its nature, constitutes the executive branch of the government of the island.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Governor of Puerto Rico · See more »

Green Zone

The Green Zone (Arabic: المنطقة الخضراء, al-minṭaqah al-ḫaḍrā’) is the most common name for the International Zone of Baghdad.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Green Zone · See more »

Greenland

Greenland (Kalaallit Nunaat,; Grønland) is an autonomous constituent country within the Kingdom of Denmark between the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans, east of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Greenland · See more »

Gregorio Sablan

Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan (born January 19, 1955) is a Northern Mariana Islander politician and former election commissioner.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Gregorio Sablan · See more »

Grenada

Grenada is a sovereign state in the southeastern Caribbean Sea consisting of the island of Grenada and six smaller islands at the southern end of the Grenadines island chain.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Grenada · See more »

Guam

Guam (Chamorro: Guåhån) is an unincorporated and organized territory of the United States in Micronesia in the western Pacific Ocean.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Guam · See more »

Guano

Guano (from Quechua wanu via Spanish) is the accumulated excrement of seabirds and bats.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Guano · See more »

Guano Islands Act

The Guano Islands Act (enacted August 18, 1856, codified at §§ 1411-1419) is a United States federal law passed by the U.S. Congress that enables citizens of the United States to take possession of unclaimed islands containing guano deposits.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Guano Islands Act · See more »

Guantanamo Bay Naval Base

Guantanamo Bay Naval Base (Base Naval de la Bahía de Guantánamo), officially known as Naval Station Guantanamo Bay or NSGB (also called GTMO because of the abbreviation of Guantanamo or Gitmo because of the common pronunciation of this word by the U.S. military), is a United States military base located on 120 square kilometres (45 sq mi) of land and water at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, which the U.S. leased for use as a coaling station and naval base in 1903 for $2,000 in gold per year until 1934, when the payment was set to match the value in gold in dollars; in 1974, the yearly lease was set to $4,085.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Guantanamo Bay Naval Base · See more »

Guantánamo Bay

Guantánamo Bay (Bahía de Guantánamo) is a bay located in Guantánamo Province at the southeastern end of Cuba.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Guantánamo Bay · See more »

Hagåtña, Guam

Hagåtña (formerly in English: Agana and in Spanish: Agaña), is the capital city of the United States territory of Guam.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Hagåtña, Guam · See more »

Haiti

Haiti (Haïti; Ayiti), officially the Republic of Haiti and formerly called Hayti, is a sovereign state located on the island of Hispaniola in the Greater Antilles archipelago of the Caribbean Sea.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Haiti · See more »

Hawaii

Hawaii (Hawaii) is the 50th and most recent state to have joined the United States, having received statehood on August 21, 1959.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Hawaii · See more »

Hawaiian language

The Hawaiian language (Hawaiian: Ōlelo Hawaii) is a Polynesian language that takes its name from Hawaiokinai, the largest island in the tropical North Pacific archipelago where it developed.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Hawaiian language · See more »

Hawaiian Organic Act

The Hawaiian Organic Act,, was an organic act enacted by the United States Congress to establish the Territory of Hawaii and to provide a Constitution and government for the territory.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Hawaiian Organic Act · See more »

Hawaiian sovereignty movement

The Hawaiian sovereignty movement (ke ea Hawaii) is a grassroots political and cultural campaign to gain sovereignty, self-determination and self-governance for Hawaiians of whole or part Native Hawaiian ancestry with an autonomous or independent nation or kingdom.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Hawaiian sovereignty movement · See more »

Historic regions of the United States

This is a list of historic regions of the United States that existed at some time during the territorial evolution of the United States and its overseas possessions, from the colonial era to the present day.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Historic regions of the United States · See more »

History of the Philippines (1898–1946)

The history of the Philippines from 1898 to 1946 covers the period of American rule in the Philippines and began with the outbreak of the Spanish–American War in April 1898, when the Philippines was still part of the Spanish East Indies, and concluded when the United States formally recognised the independence of the Republic of the Philippines on July 4, 1946.

New!!: Territories of the United States and History of the Philippines (1898–1946) · See more »

Honduras

Honduras, officially the Republic of Honduras (República de Honduras), is a republic in Central America.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Honduras · See more »

Howland Island

Howland Island is an uninhabited coral island located just north of the equator in the central Pacific Ocean, about southwest of Honolulu.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Howland Island · See more »

Human Development Index

The Human Development Index (HDI) is a composite statistic (composite index) of life expectancy, education, and per capita income indicators, which are used to rank countries into four tiers of human development.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Human Development Index · See more »

Iceland in World War II

At the beginning of World War II, Iceland was a sovereign kingdom in personal union with Denmark, with King Christian X as head of state.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Iceland in World War II · See more »

Insular area

An insular area of the United States is a U.S. territory that is neither a part of one of the 50 states nor of a Federal district.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Insular area · See more »

Insular Cases

The Insular Cases are a series of opinions by the U.S. Supreme Court in 1901, about the status of U.S. territories acquired in the Spanish–American War.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Insular Cases · See more »

International Court of Justice

The International Court of Justice (abbreviated ICJ; commonly referred to as the World Court) is the principal judicial organ of the United Nations (UN).

New!!: Territories of the United States and International Court of Justice · See more »

Iraq

Iraq (or; العراق; عێراق), officially known as the Republic of Iraq (جُمُهورية العِراق; کۆماری عێراق), is a country in Western Asia, bordered by Turkey to the north, Iran to the east, Kuwait to the southeast, Saudi Arabia to the south, Jordan to the southwest and Syria to the west.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Iraq · See more »

Jamaica

Jamaica is an island country situated in the Caribbean Sea.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Jamaica · See more »

Japan

Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Japan · See more »

Jarvis Island

Jarvis Island (formerly known as Bunker Island, or Bunker's Shoal) is an uninhabited coral island located in the South Pacific Ocean at, about halfway between Hawaii and the Cook Islands.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Jarvis Island · See more »

Jenniffer González

Jenniffer Aydin González Colón (born August 5, 1976) is an American politician and the current and 20th Resident Commissioner of Puerto Rico.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Jenniffer González · See more »

Johnston Atoll

Johnston Atoll, also known as Kalama Atoll to Native Hawaiians, is an unincorporated territory of the United States currently administered by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Johnston Atoll · See more »

Kenneth Mapp

Kenneth Ezra Mapp (born November 2, 1955) is an American politician who is the eighth Governor of the United States Virgin Islands.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Kenneth Mapp · See more »

Kingdom of Italy

The Kingdom of Italy (Regno d'Italia) was a state which existed from 1861—when King Victor Emmanuel II of Sardinia was proclaimed King of Italy—until 1946—when a constitutional referendum led civil discontent to abandon the monarchy and form the modern Italian Republic.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Kingdom of Italy · See more »

Kingdom of Yugoslavia

The Kingdom of Yugoslavia (Serbo-Croatian, Slovene: Kraljevina Jugoslavija, Краљевина Југославија; Кралство Југославија) was a state in Southeast Europe and Central Europe, that existed from 1918 until 1941, during the interwar period and beginning of World War II.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Kingdom of Yugoslavia · See more »

Kingman Reef

Kingman Reef is a largely submerged, uninhabited triangular shaped reef, east-west and north-south, located in the North Pacific Ocean, roughly halfway between the Hawaiian Islands and American Samoa at.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Kingman Reef · See more »

Kiribati

Kiribati, officially the Republic of Kiribati (Gilbertese: Ribaberiki Kiribati),.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Kiribati · See more »

Korea

Korea is a region in East Asia; since 1945 it has been divided into two distinctive sovereign states: North Korea and South Korea.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Korea · See more »

Korean War

The Korean War (in South Korean, "Korean War"; in North Korean, "Fatherland: Liberation War"; 25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953) was a war between North Korea (with the support of China and the Soviet Union) and South Korea (with the principal support of the United States).

New!!: Territories of the United States and Korean War · See more »

Left- and right-hand traffic

The terms right-hand traffic (RHT) and left-hand traffic (LHT) refer to the practice, in bidirectional traffic situations, to keep to the right side or to the left side of the road, respectively.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Left- and right-hand traffic · See more »

Legal status of Hawaii

The legal status of Hawaii—as opposed to its political status—is a settled legal matter but there has been scholarly and legal debate.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Legal status of Hawaii · See more »

Line Islands

The Line Islands, Teraina Islands or Equatorial Islands, is a chain of atolls (with partially or fully enclosed lagoons) and coral islands (with a surrounding reef).

New!!: Territories of the United States and Line Islands · See more »

List of current United States governors

The following is a list of incumbent governors of the states and territories of the United States as well as the Mayor of the District of Columbia.

New!!: Territories of the United States and List of current United States governors · See more »

List of extreme points of the United States

This is a list of points in the United States that are farther north, south, east, or west than any other location in the country.

New!!: Territories of the United States and List of extreme points of the United States · See more »

List of governors of American Samoa

This is a list of governors, etc.

New!!: Territories of the United States and List of governors of American Samoa · See more »

List of Governors of Guam

The Governor of Guam (''Chamorro'': I Maga'låhen Guåhan) is the chief executive of the Government of Guam and the commander-in-chief of the Guam National Guard, whose responsibilities also include making the annual State of the Island (formerly the State of the Territory) addresses to the Guam Legislature, submitting the budget, and ensuring that Guam's public laws are enforced.

New!!: Territories of the United States and List of Governors of Guam · See more »

List of Governors of the Northern Mariana Islands

The following is a list of persons who served as Governor of the Northern Mariana Islands.

New!!: Territories of the United States and List of Governors of the Northern Mariana Islands · See more »

List of Governors of the United States Virgin Islands

The following is a list of Governors of the United States Virgin Islands.

New!!: Territories of the United States and List of Governors of the United States Virgin Islands · See more »

List of United States military bases

This is a list of military installations owned or used by the United States Armed Forces currently located in the United States and around the world.

New!!: Territories of the United States and List of United States military bases · See more »

Lolo Matalasi Moliga

Lolo Letalu Matalasi Moliga is an American Samoan politician, former educator, businessman, and former President of the Development Bank of American Samoa (DBAS) from 2009 to 2012.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Lolo Matalasi Moliga · See more »

Madeleine Bordallo

Madeleine Mary Zeien Bordallo (born May 31, 1933) is the Delegate from the United States territory of Guam to the United States House of Representatives.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Madeleine Bordallo · See more »

Mariana Islands

The Mariana Islands (also the Marianas) are a crescent-shaped archipelago comprising the summits of fifteen mostly dormant volcanic mountains in the western North Pacific Ocean, between the 12th and 21st parallels north and along the 145th meridian east.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Mariana Islands · See more »

Marshall Islands

The Marshall Islands, officially the Republic of the Marshall Islands (Aolepān Aorōkin M̧ajeļ), is an island country located near the equator in the Pacific Ocean, slightly west of the International Date Line.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Marshall Islands · See more »

McMurdo Station

The McMurdo Station is a United States Antarctic research center on the south tip of Ross Island, which is in the New Zealand-claimed Ross Dependency on the shore of McMurdo Sound in Antarctica.

New!!: Territories of the United States and McMurdo Station · See more »

Mexican Revolution

The Mexican Revolution (Revolución Mexicana) was a major armed struggle,, that radically transformed Mexican culture and government.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Mexican Revolution · See more »

Micronesia

Micronesia ((); from μικρός mikrós "small" and νῆσος nêsos "island") is a subregion of Oceania, composed of thousands of small islands in the western Pacific Ocean.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Micronesia · See more »

Midway Atoll

Midway Atoll (also called Midway Island and Midway Islands; Hawaiian: Pihemanu Kauihelani) is a atoll in the North Pacific Ocean at.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Midway Atoll · See more »

Minami-Tori-shima

, also known as Marcus Island, is an isolated Japanese coral atoll in the northwestern Pacific Ocean, located some southeast of Tokyo and east of the closest Japanese island, South Iwo Jima of the Ogasawara Islands, and nearly on a straight line between mainland Tokyo and the United States' Wake Island, further to the east-southeast.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Minami-Tori-shima · See more »

Missouri

Missouri is a state in the Midwestern United States.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Missouri · See more »

Missouri Territory

The Territory of Missouri was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from June 4, 1812 until August 10, 1821.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Missouri Territory · See more »

Nanpō Islands

The is a collective term for the groups of islands that are located to the south of the Japanese archipelago.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Nanpō Islands · See more »

Naval Base Guam

Naval Base Guam is a strategic U.S. naval base located on Apra Harbor (near Pacific Ocean), Guam.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Naval Base Guam · See more »

Navassa Island

Navassa Island (l'île de la Navasse; also La Navasse, La Navase) is a small, uninhabited island in the Caribbean Sea.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Navassa Island · See more »

Nicaragua

Nicaragua, officially the Republic of Nicaragua, is the largest country in the Central American isthmus, bordered by Honduras to the north, the Caribbean to the east, Costa Rica to the south, and the Pacific Ocean to the west.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Nicaragua · See more »

Non-voting members of the United States House of Representatives

Non-voting members of the United States House of Representatives (called either delegates or resident commissioner, in the case of Puerto Rico) are representatives of their territory in the House of Representatives, but who do not have a right to vote on proposed legislation in the full House but are nevertheless able to participate in certain other House functions.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Non-voting members of the United States House of Representatives · See more »

North American Numbering Plan

The North American Numbering Plan (NANP) is a telephone numbering plan that encompasses 25 distinct regions in twenty countries primarily in North America, including the Caribbean and the U.S. territories.

New!!: Territories of the United States and North American Numbering Plan · See more »

Northern Hemisphere

The Northern Hemisphere is the half of Earth that is north of the Equator.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Northern Hemisphere · See more »

Northern Mariana Islands

The Northern Mariana Islands, officially the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI; Sankattan Siha Na Islas Mariånas; Refaluwasch or Carolinian: Commonwealth Téél Falúw kka Efáng llól Marianas), is an insular area and commonwealth of the United States consisting of 15 islands in the northwestern Pacific Ocean.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Northern Mariana Islands · See more »

Northwest Territory

The Northwest Territory in the United States was formed after the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783), and was known formally as the Territory Northwest of the River Ohio.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Northwest Territory · See more »

Oahu

O‘ahu (often anglicized Oahu) known as "The Gathering Place" is the third-largest of the Hawaiian Islands.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Oahu · See more »

Occupation of Japan

The Allied occupation of Japan at the end of World War II was led by General Douglas MacArthur, the Supreme Commander of the Allied Powers, with support from the British Commonwealth.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Occupation of Japan · See more »

Occupation of the Rhineland

The Occupation of the Rhineland from 1 December 1918 until 30 June 1930 was a consequence of the collapse of the Imperial German Army in 1918.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Occupation of the Rhineland · See more »

Office of Insular Affairs

The Office of Insular Affairs (OIA) is a unit of the United States Department of the Interior that oversees federal administration of several United States insular areas.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Office of Insular Affairs · See more »

Okinawa Prefecture

is the southernmost prefecture of Japan.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Okinawa Prefecture · See more »

Organic act

In United States law, an organic act is an act of the United States Congress that establishes a territory of the United States and specifies how it is to be governed, or an agency to manage certain federal lands.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Organic act · See more »

Organic Acts of 1845–46

On June 24, 1845, a Joint Resolution was enacted by the legislature of the Hawaiian Kingdom and signed into law.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Organic Acts of 1845–46 · See more »

Organized incorporated territories of the United States

Organized incorporated territories are territories of the United States that are both incorporated (part of the United States proper) and organized (having an organized government authorized by an Organic Act passed by the U.S. Congress, usually consisting of a territorial legislature, territorial governor, and a basic judicial system).

New!!: Territories of the United States and Organized incorporated territories of the United States · See more »

Pacific Ocean

The Pacific Ocean is the largest and deepest of Earth's oceanic divisions.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Pacific Ocean · See more »

Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument

The Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument is a group of unorganized, mostly unincorporated United States Pacific Island territories managed by the Fish and Wildlife Service of the United States Department of the Interior and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration of the United States Department of Commerce.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument · See more »

Pago Pago

Pago Pago (Samoan:; pronounced pahng-oh pahng-oh)Harris, Ann G. and Esther Tuttle (2004).

New!!: Territories of the United States and Pago Pago · See more »

Palau

Palau (historically Belau, Palaos, or Pelew), officially the Republic of Palau (Beluu er a Belau), is an island country located in the western Pacific Ocean.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Palau · See more »

Palmer Station

The Palmer Station is a United States research station in Antarctica located on Anvers Island, the only US station located north of the Antarctic Circle.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Palmer Station · See more »

Palmyra Atoll

Palmyra Atoll is one of the Northern Line Islands (southeast of Kingman Reef and north of Kiribati Line Islands), located almost due south of the Hawaiian Islands, roughly one-third of the way between Hawaii and American Samoa.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Palmyra Atoll · See more »

Panama

Panama (Panamá), officially the Republic of Panama (República de Panamá), is a country in Central America, bordered by Costa Rica to the west, Colombia to the southeast, the Caribbean Sea to the north and the Pacific Ocean to the south.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Panama · See more »

Philippines

The Philippines (Pilipinas or Filipinas), officially the Republic of the Philippines (Republika ng Pilipinas), is a unitary sovereign and archipelagic country in Southeast Asia.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Philippines · See more »

Phoenix Islands

The Phoenix Islands or Rawaki are a group of eight atolls and two submerged coral reefs, lying in the central Pacific Ocean east of the Gilbert Islands and west of the Line Islands.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Phoenix Islands · See more »

Political divisions of the United States

United States, political divisions Political divisions (also referred to as administrative divisions) of the United States are the various recognized governing entities that together form the United States.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Political divisions of the United States · See more »

Political status of Puerto Rico

The political status of Puerto Rico is that of an unincorporated territory of the United States.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Political status of Puerto Rico · See more »

Polynesia

Polynesia (from πολύς polys "many" and νῆσος nēsos "island") is a subregion of Oceania, made up of more than 1,000 islands scattered over the central and southern Pacific Ocean.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Polynesia · See more »

President of the United States

The President of the United States (POTUS) is the head of state and head of government of the United States of America.

New!!: Territories of the United States and President of the United States · See more »

Privileges and Immunities Clause

The Privileges and Immunities Clause (U.S. Constitution, Article IV, Section 2, Clause 1, also known as the Comity Clause) prevents a state from treating citizens of other states in a discriminatory manner.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Privileges and Immunities Clause · See more »

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico (Spanish for "Rich Port"), officially the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico, "Free Associated State of Puerto Rico") and briefly called Porto Rico, is an unincorporated territory of the United States located in the northeast Caribbean Sea.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Puerto Rico · See more »

Puerto Rico v. Sanchez Valle

Puerto Rico v. Sanchez Valle,, is a criminal case that came before the Supreme Court of the United States, which considered whether Puerto Rico and the federal government of the United States are separate sovereigns for purposes of the Double Jeopardy Clause of the US Constitution.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Puerto Rico v. Sanchez Valle · See more »

Quita Sueño Bank

Quita Sueño Bank (claimed as Quitasueño) is a reef formation of Colombia which was once claimed by the United States, located 110 km North-northeast of Providencia Island.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Quita Sueño Bank · See more »

Ralph Torres

Ralph Deleon Guerrero Torres (born August 6, 1979) is an American Republican politician from Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Ralph Torres · See more »

Republic of Hawaii

The Republic of Hawaii was the formal name of the nation of Hawaiokinai between July 4, 1894, when the Provisional Government of Hawaii ended, and August 12, 1898, when it was annexed by the United States as a territory of the United States.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Republic of Hawaii · See more »

Research stations in Antarctica

A number of governments maintain permanent research stations in Antarctica and these bases are widely distributed.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Research stations in Antarctica · See more »

Resident Commissioner of Puerto Rico

The Resident Commissioner of Puerto Rico (Spanish: Comisionado Residente de Puerto Rico) is a non-voting member of the United States House of Representatives elected by the voters of Puerto Rico every four years, the only member of the House of Representatives who serves a four-year term.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Resident Commissioner of Puerto Rico · See more »

Ricardo Rosselló

Ricardo Antonio "Ricky" Rosselló Nevares (born March 7, 1979) is an American politician who is currently Governor of Puerto Rico.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Ricardo Rosselló · See more »

Roncador Bank

Roncador Bank is a mostly-submerged atoll with several sandy cays.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Roncador Bank · See more »

Ryukyu Islands

The, also known as the or the, are a chain of islands annexed by Japan that stretch southwest from Kyushu to Taiwan: the Ōsumi, Tokara, Amami, Okinawa, and Sakishima Islands (further divided into the Miyako and Yaeyama Islands), with Yonaguni the southernmost.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Ryukyu Islands · See more »

Saint Croix

Saint Croix is an island in the Caribbean Sea, and a county and constituent district of the United States Virgin Islands (USVI), an unincorporated territory of the United States.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Saint Croix · See more »

Saint John, U.S. Virgin Islands

Saint John (Sankt Jan) is one of the Virgin Islands in the Caribbean Sea and a constituent district of the United States Virgin Islands (USVI), an unincorporated territory of the United States.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Saint John, U.S. Virgin Islands · See more »

Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

Saint Thomas (Santo Tomás; Sint-Thomas; Sankt Thomas) is one of the Virgin Islands in the Caribbean Sea and, together with Saint John, Water Island and Saint Croix, form a county and constituent district of the United States Virgin Islands (USVI), an unincorporated territory of the United States.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands · See more »

Saipan

Saipan (formerly in Spanish: Saipán) is the largest island of the Northern Mariana Islands, a commonwealth of the United States in the western Pacific Ocean.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Saipan · See more »

Samoa Time Zone

SST is UTC-11 The Samoa Time Zone observes standard time by subtracting eleven hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC-11).

New!!: Territories of the United States and Samoa Time Zone · See more »

Samoan language

Samoan (Gagana faʻa Sāmoa or Gagana Sāmoa – IPA) is the language of the Samoan Islands, comprising the Independent State of Samoa and the United States territory of American Samoa.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Samoan language · See more »

San Juan, Puerto Rico

San Juan (Saint John) is the capital and most populous municipality in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, an unincorporated territory of the United States.

New!!: Territories of the United States and San Juan, Puerto Rico · See more »

Self-governance

Self-governance, self-government, or autonomy, is an abstract concept that applies to several scales of organization.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Self-governance · See more »

Serrana Bank

The Serrana Bank is an atoll in the Atlantic Ocean.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Serrana Bank · See more »

Serranilla Bank

Serranilla Bank (Isla Serranilla, Banco Serranilla and Placer de la Serranilla) is a partially submerged reef, with small uninhabited islets, in the western Caribbean Sea.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Serranilla Bank · See more »

South Korea

South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (대한민국; Hanja: 大韓民國; Daehan Minguk,; lit. "The Great Country of the Han People"), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and lying east to the Asian mainland.

New!!: Territories of the United States and South Korea · See more »

Southwest Territory

The Territory South of the River Ohio, more commonly known as the Southwest Territory, was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from May 26, 1790, until June 1, 1796, when it was admitted to the United States as the State of Tennessee.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Southwest Territory · See more »

Sovereignty

Sovereignty is the full right and power of a governing body over itself, without any interference from outside sources or bodies.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Sovereignty · See more »

Spanish language

Spanish or Castilian, is a Western Romance language that originated in the Castile region of Spain and today has hundreds of millions of native speakers in Latin America and Spain.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Spanish language · See more »

Spanish–American War

The Spanish–American War (Guerra hispano-americana or Guerra hispano-estadounidense; Digmaang Espanyol-Amerikano) was fought between the United States and Spain in 1898.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Spanish–American War · See more »

Stacey Plaskett

Stacey Plaskett (born May 13, 1966) is an American politician who is currently the delegate to the United States House of Representatives from the United States Virgin Islands's at-large congressional district.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Stacey Plaskett · See more »

Statehood movement in Puerto Rico

The statehood movement in Puerto Rico aims to make Puerto Rico a state of the United States.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Statehood movement in Puerto Rico · See more »

Status of forces agreement

A status of forces agreement (SOFA) is an agreement between a host country and a foreign nation stationing military forces in that country.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Status of forces agreement · See more »

Stewart Udall

Stewart Lee Udall (January 31, 1920 – March 20, 2010) was an American politician and later, a federal government official.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Stewart Udall · See more »

Supreme court

A supreme court is the highest court within the hierarchy of courts in many legal jurisdictions.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Supreme court · See more »

Supreme Court of the United States

The Supreme Court of the United States (sometimes colloquially referred to by the acronym SCOTUS) is the highest federal court of the United States.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Supreme Court of the United States · See more »

Swains Island

Swains Island (Samoan: Olosega; Tokelauan: Olohega) is an atoll in the Tokelau chain.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Swains Island · See more »

Swan Islands, Honduras

The Swan Islands, or Islas Santanilla or Islas del Cisne, initially named Islas de las Pozas by Christopher Columbus in 1502, is a chain of three islands located in the northwestern Caribbean Sea, approximately off the coastline of Honduras, with a land area of.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Swan Islands, Honduras · See more »

Tafuna, American Samoa

Tafuna' is a village on the east coast of Tutuila Island, American Samoa.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Tafuna, American Samoa · See more »

Tampico Affair

The Tampico Affair began as a minor incident involving U.S. sailors and Mexican land forces loyal to Mexican dictator General Victoriano Huerta during the guerra de las facciones (faction wars) phase of the Mexican Revolution.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Tampico Affair · See more »

Telephone numbers in Puerto Rico

Telephone numbers in Puerto Rico are assigned under the North American Numbering Plan (NANP).

New!!: Territories of the United States and Telephone numbers in Puerto Rico · See more »

Territorial evolution of the United States

The United States of America was created on July 4, 1776, with the declaration of independence of thirteen British colonies.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Territorial evolution of the United States · See more »

Territorial waters

Territorial waters or a territorial sea, as defined by the 2013 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, is a belt of coastal waters extending at most from the baseline (usually the mean low-water mark) of a coastal state.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Territorial waters · See more »

Territories of the United States on stamps

Territories of the United States on stamps discusses commemorative postal issues devoted to lands that have been ceded to the nation or purchased by treaty in conjunction with both war and peace.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Territories of the United States on stamps · See more »

Territory of Alaska

The Territory of Alaska or Alaska Territory was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from August 24, 1912, until January 3, 1959, when it was admitted to the Union as the State of Alaska.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Territory of Alaska · See more »

Territory of Hawaii

The Territory of Hawaii or Hawaii Territory was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from August 12, 1898, until August 21, 1959, when most of its territory, excluding Palmyra Island and the Stewart Islands, was admitted to the Union as the fiftieth U.S. state, the State of Hawaii.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Territory of Hawaii · See more »

The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy is a charitable environmental organization, headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, United States.

New!!: Territories of the United States and The Nature Conservancy · See more »

Tokelau

Tokelau (previously known as the Union Islands, and officially as Tokelau Islands until 1976;; lit. "north-northeast") is an island country and dependent territory of New Zealand in the southern Pacific Ocean.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Tokelau · See more »

Torrijos–Carter Treaties

The Torrijos–Carter Treaties (Tratados Torrijos-Carter) are two treaties signed by the United States and Panama in Washington, D.C., on September 7, 1977, which abrogated the Hay–Bunau-Varilla Treaty of 1903.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Torrijos–Carter Treaties · See more »

Treaty of Paris (1898)

The Treaty of Paris of 1898 (Filipino: Kasunduan sa Paris ng 1898; Spanish: Tratado de París (1898)) was an agreement made in 1898 that involved Spain relinquishing nearly all of the remaining Spanish Empire, especially Cuba, and ceding Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Philippines to the United States.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Treaty of Paris (1898) · See more »

Tutuila

Tutuila is the largest and the main island of American Samoa in the archipelago of Samoan Islands.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Tutuila · See more »

U.S. state

A state is a constituent political entity of the United States.

New!!: Territories of the United States and U.S. state · See more »

Unincorporated territories of the United States

Under United States law, an unincorporated territory is an area controlled by the United States government which is not part of (i.e., "incorporated" in) the United States.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Unincorporated territories of the United States · See more »

United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

New!!: Territories of the United States and United Kingdom · See more »

United Nations

The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization tasked to promote international cooperation and to create and maintain international order.

New!!: Territories of the United States and United Nations · See more »

United Nations trust territories

United Nations trust territories were the successors of the remaining League of Nations mandates, and came into being when the League of Nations ceased to exist in 1946.

New!!: Territories of the United States and United Nations trust territories · See more »

United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

New!!: Territories of the United States and United States · See more »

United States Air Force Academy

The United States Air Force Academy (also known as USAFA, the Air Force Academy, or the Academy), is a military academy for officer cadets of the United States Air Force.

New!!: Territories of the United States and United States Air Force Academy · See more »

United States Army Military Government in Korea

The United States Army Military Government in Korea (USAMGIK) was the official ruling body of the southern half of the Korean Peninsula from September 8, 1945 to August 15, 1948.

New!!: Territories of the United States and United States Army Military Government in Korea · See more »

United States Census

The United States Census is a decennial census mandated by Article I, Section 2 of the United States Constitution, which states: "Representatives and direct Taxes shall be apportioned among the several States...

New!!: Territories of the United States and United States Census · See more »

United States Congress

The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the Federal government of the United States.

New!!: Territories of the United States and United States Congress · See more »

United States Constitution

The United States Constitution is the supreme law of the United States.

New!!: Territories of the United States and United States Constitution · See more »

United States Department of Defense

The Department of Defense (DoD, USDOD, or DOD) is an executive branch department of the federal government of the United States charged with coordinating and supervising all agencies and functions of the government concerned directly with national security and the United States Armed Forces.

New!!: Territories of the United States and United States Department of Defense · See more »

United States Department of the Interior

The United States Department of the Interior (DOI) is the United States federal executive department of the U.S. government responsible for the management and conservation of most federal lands and natural resources, and the administration of programs relating to Native Americans, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, territorial affairs, and insular areas of the United States.

New!!: Territories of the United States and United States Department of the Interior · See more »

United States Department of the Navy

The United States Department of the Navy (DoN) was established by an Act of Congress on April 30, 1798 (initiated by the recommendation of James McHenry),Bernard C. Steiner and James McHenry, (Cleveland: Burrows Brothers Co., 1907).

New!!: Territories of the United States and United States Department of the Navy · See more »

United States dollar

The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$ and referred to as the dollar, U.S. dollar, or American dollar) is the official currency of the United States and its insular territories per the United States Constitution since 1792.

New!!: Territories of the United States and United States dollar · See more »

United States Fish and Wildlife Service

The United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS or FWS) is an agency of the federal government within the U.S. Department of the Interior dedicated to the management of fish, wildlife, and natural habitats.

New!!: Territories of the United States and United States Fish and Wildlife Service · See more »

United States House of Representatives

The United States House of Representatives is the lower chamber of the United States Congress, the Senate being the upper chamber.

New!!: Territories of the United States and United States House of Representatives · See more »

United States Merchant Marine Academy

The United States Merchant Marine Academy (also known as USMMA or Kings Point) is one of the five United States service academies, located in Kings Point, New York.

New!!: Territories of the United States and United States Merchant Marine Academy · See more »

United States Military Academy

The United States Military Academy (USMA), also known as West Point, Army, Army West Point, The Academy or simply The Point, is a four-year coeducational federal service academy located in West Point, New York, in Orange County.

New!!: Territories of the United States and United States Military Academy · See more »

United States Minor Outlying Islands

The United States Minor Outlying Islands, a statistical designation defined by the International Organization for Standardization's ISO 3166-1 code.

New!!: Territories of the United States and United States Minor Outlying Islands · See more »

United States nationality law

The United States nationality law is a uniform rule of naturalization of the United States set out in the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952, enacted under the power of Article I, section 8, clause 4 of the United States Constitution (also referred to as the Nationality Clause), which reads: Congress shall have Power - "To establish a uniform Rule of Naturalization..." The 1952 Act sets forth the legal requirements for the acquisition of, and divestiture from, American nationality.

New!!: Territories of the United States and United States nationality law · See more »

United States Naval Academy

The United States Naval Academy (also known as USNA, Annapolis, or simply Navy) is a four-year coeducational federal service academy in Annapolis, Maryland.

New!!: Territories of the United States and United States Naval Academy · See more »

United States Navy

The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.

New!!: Territories of the United States and United States Navy · See more »

United States occupation of Veracruz

The United States occupation of Veracruz began with the Battle of Veracruz and lasted for seven months, as a response to the Tampico Affair of April 9, 1914.

New!!: Territories of the United States and United States occupation of Veracruz · See more »

United States Postal Service

The United States Postal Service (USPS; also known as the Post Office, U.S. Mail, or Postal Service) is an independent agency of the United States federal government responsible for providing postal service in the United States, including its insular areas and associated states.

New!!: Territories of the United States and United States Postal Service · See more »

United States Secretary of the Interior

The United States Secretary of the Interior is the head of the U.S. Department of the Interior.

New!!: Territories of the United States and United States Secretary of the Interior · See more »

United States territory

United States territory is any extent of region under the sovereign jurisdiction of the federal government of the United States, including all waters (around islands or continental tracts) and all U.S. naval vessels.

New!!: Territories of the United States and United States territory · See more »

United States Virgin Islands

The United States Virgin Islands (USVI; also called the American Virgin Islands), officially the Virgin Islands of the United States, is a group of islands in the Caribbean that is an insular area of the United States located east of Puerto Rico.

New!!: Territories of the United States and United States Virgin Islands · See more »

Unorganized territory

In the United States, an unorganized territory is a region of land without a "normally" constituted system of government.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Unorganized territory · See more »

USS Lexington (1825)

The second USS Lexington was a sloop in the United States Navy built at the New York Navy Yard in Brooklyn, New York, in 1825; and commissioned on 11 June 1826, Master Commandant William B. Shubrick in command.

New!!: Territories of the United States and USS Lexington (1825) · See more »

Vienna

Vienna (Wien) is the federal capital and largest city of Austria and one of the nine states of Austria.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Vienna · See more »

Wake Island

Wake Island (also known as Wake Atoll) is a coral atoll in the western Pacific Ocean in the northeastern area of the Micronesia subregion, east of Guam, west of Honolulu and southeast of Tokyo.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Wake Island · See more »

Wake Island Airfield

Wake Island Airfield is a military air base located on Wake Island, which is known for the Battle of Wake Island during World War II.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Wake Island Airfield · See more »

Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States of America.

New!!: Territories of the United States and Washington, D.C. · See more »

West Berlin

West Berlin (Berlin (West) or colloquially West-Berlin) was a political enclave which comprised the western part of Berlin during the years of the Cold War.

New!!: Territories of the United States and West Berlin · See more »

World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

New!!: Territories of the United States and World War II · See more »

38th parallel north

The 38th parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 38 degrees north of the Earth's equatorial plane.

New!!: Territories of the United States and 38th parallel north · See more »

Redirects here:

American overseas territories, American overseas territories and possessions, Colonies of the united states, Colony of the united states, Dependencies of the United States, Incorporated Territory, Incorporated territories, Incorporated territory, Organised territory, Organized territory, Possessions of the United States, Territories of the Untied States, Territories of the united states, Territories of the us, Territory of the United States, The American colonial empire, U.S Territories, U.S. Territories, U.S. possession, U.S. territories, U.s. colonies, U.s. colony, US Territories, US territories, USA territories, Unincorporated unorganized territory of the United States, United States Territories, United States possessions, United States territories, United states colonies, United states colony, Unorganized territory of the United States, Unorganized territory of the United States of America, Us colonies, Us colony.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Territories_of_the_United_States

OutgoingIncoming
Hey! We are on Facebook now! »