The 50 states of U.S.A. are like 50 independent nations. If a country wishes to join the Union and become the 51st state, what are the requirements? Obviously it will have to observe the federal laws and practice democracy and such, but what other criteria is there?
Also, is it a one-way ticket? Can a state peacefully break away from the Union?3 AnswersEmbassies & Consulates1 decade ago