Delaware was the first state to become a part of the United States. Their entrance came in December of 1787.
Hawaii on 21 August 1959.
With Nevada's entry in 1864, which was during the U.S. Civil War, there were 36 states, and it remained that number until August 1, 1876, when Nebraska became the 37th U.S…. state. Colorado was the next to join the Union on August 1, 1876. The Dakotas joined in 1889. Therefore, in 1885 there were 38 U.S. states.
The answer is Hawaii.
Hawaii was the last state to enter the United States earning statehood in 1959. However now Guam and Puerto Rico are U.S. territories and could soon replace Hawaii as the "you…ngest state."
HAWAII AND alASKA IN 1959!
Hawaii became the 50th US State on 21 August 1959.
Chester Alan Arthur was the President of the United States at the start of 1885. He was replaced on March by Grover Cleveland. Chester A. Arthur (born October 5, 1829 in Fair…field, Vermont; died November 18, 1886 in New York, New York) succeeded James Garfield as the twenty-first President of the United States, serving from 1881 September 19 to 1885 March 4, Following Chester A. Arthur's defeat in the 1884 Presidential Election, Grover Cleveland (born March 18, 1837 in Caldwell, New Jersey; died June 24, 1908 in Princeton, New Jersey) became the twenty-second President of the United States, serving from 1885 March 4 to 1889 March 4. He was also the 24th President of the United States from 1893 March 4 to 1897 March 4.
Pennsylvania ratified the Constitution in 1787 and was the second state to be admitted to the Union.
Delaware was the first state to ratify the Constitution, and therefore was the first state admitted to the Union. This is why one of its nicknames is First State.