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Largest Territorial Acquisitions of the United States

Based on the dates and land areas, name the largest territorial acquisitions of the United States. You can type the name of the acquisition or any current state that was part of it.
Some territories may not be current territories.
Some states were parts of multiple acquisitions.
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Last updatedMarch 31, 2019
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Date
Area
Territorial Acquisition
Includes
1783
892,135
Thirteen States
Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Georgia, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maryland, South Carolina, New Hampshire, Virginia, New York, North Carolina, Rhode Island, Vermont, Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, Indiana, Mississippi, Illinois, Alabama, Maine, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, West Virginia
1803
827,987
Louisiana Purchase
Louisiana, Arkansas, Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, Florida
1867
591,000
Purchase of Alaska
Alaska
1848
529,189
Mexican Cession
California, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming, Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico
1845
389,166
Annexation of Texas
Texas, New Mexico, Colorado, Oklahoma, Kansas, Wyoming
1846
286,541
Oregon Territory
Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming
1898
115,800
Purchase of Philippine Islands
The Philippines
1819
72,101
Florida
Florida
1818
46,194
British Cession
Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota
1854
29,670
Gadsden Purchase
Arizona, New Mexico
1898
6,450
Annexation of Hawaiian Islands
Hawaii
1898
3,508
Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico
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