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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Can citizens exercise constitutional right to abolish state government?

Could U.S. citizens realistically abolish their state government, if that power is declared in their state constitution, but no methods are described? If they could, would that state face federal ...
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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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