Lost States

True Stories of Texlahoma, Transylvania, and Other States That Never Made It

by Michael J. Trinklein

Hardcover, 157, [3] p., Random House Inc, List Price: $24.95 | purchase

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Title
Lost States
Subtitle
True Stories of Texlahoma, Transylvania, and Other States That Never Made It
Author
Michael J. Trinklein

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The history of proposed states which were never granted statehood.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction
About the Maps
Absaroka
Acadia
Adelsverein
Albania
Alberta and British Columbia
(Baja) Arizona
Boston
Charlotina
Chesapeake
Chicago
Chippewa
Comancheria
Cuba
Dakota
Deseret
England, et al.
Forgottonia
Franklin
Greenland
Guyana
Half-Breed Tracts
Hazard
Howland
Iceland
Jacinto
Jefferson
Lincoln
Long Island
Lost Dakota
Lower California
McDonald
Minnesota
Montezuma
Muskogee
Nataqua
Navajo
Navassa
New Connecticut
New Sweden
New York City
Newfoundland
Nickajack
No Man’s Land
North Slope
Panama
Philippines
Popham
Potomac
Puerto Rico
Rio Rico
Rough and Ready
Saipan
Sequoyah
Shasta
Sicily
Sonora
South California
South Florida
South Jersey
South Texas
State “X”
Superior
Sylvania
Taiwan
Texlahoma
Trans-Oconee
Transylvania
Vandalia
Washington
West Florida
West Kansas
Wyoming
Yazoo
Yucatan
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