Questions tagged [admission-of-new-states]

This tag is for questions about the admission of new states into the United States or into similarly federated unions.

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Legal to become president if U.S. adds new state/territories?

If the U.S. adds a new territory, are the people currently living there able to become president? Or does the territory have to become a state in order for the people to be eligible to become ...
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The nature of legislative consent for a merger of a U.S. state with a part of another state

It has been proposed to make a region of northern California and southern Oregon into a separate state called Jefferson. I think a number of counties in northern California have supported it in ...