The United States is a union of fifty states and territories. Each of the 50 states has a unique history, and each state also has a unique place in the history of the federation. It is fascinating to learn about the differences among the various states. This book presents a short history of each of the 50 states in full colour. In it you will also find the popular but ufficial names of the states. The various states have the flexibility of making their own rules and regulations in carrying out their day-to-day duties and administration. The individual states are also governed as semi-automous entities. In some cases, the laws governing one state may be different from those governing ather. The Constitution of the United States guarantees to every state in the Union a republican form of government. Article IV, Section 4, obligates the federal government to defend and protect the states against foreign invasion and against domestic insurrection. The United States shall guarantee to every State in this Union a Republican Form of Government, and shall protect each of them against invasion; and on Application of the Legislature, or of the Executive (when the Legislature cant be convened) against domestic Violence. (Article IV, Section 4 of the U.S. Constitution). By protecting the states the United States is also protected from being parceled and threatened. Thus the Constitution protects each of the states and ensures correct application of laws by the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the federal government. You will likely be amazed as you read this book about the many things we take for granted or assume we kw about the United States, even as citizens of this great nation. This book will provide you precise, in-depth kwledge about the history of the 50 states that you do t usually find in textbooks. It is ideal reading for all ages.