Read the passage and answer the questions.


The United States is a large country. It is the third largest in the whole world! It is located in a continent called North America. Parts of the United States touch three different oceans. The United States has tall mountains, wide plains, deserts, hills, rivers, lakes, volcanoes, and even rain forests! People from all over the world have come to live in the United States.


There are 50 states in the United States. The newest states, Alaska and Hawaii, are not connected to the other states. Alaska is the largest state, and Hawaii is a chain of islands in the Pacific Ocean.