United States Overview

Country Profile

The United States of America is located in central North America, covering an area of 9,372,600 square kilometers. It has a population of 288 million, with 84% white, with the remaining 16% black, Hispanic, Native Americans, and so on. Due to the vast diversity of ethnicities the U.S. has been called the world’s “ethnic melting pot.”Residents are Protestant or Catholic, with English the official language. The currency is the U.S. dollar, and the capital is Washington.

U.S. National Flag

The national flag of the United States is made up of stars and stripes. There are 13 horizontal strips of red and white, and in the top left hand corner is a blue rectangle which contains 50 white five-pointed stars divided into 9 rows. The 13 horizontal bars symbolize the original 13 U.S. states, with the 50 stars representing the current 50 states. Red represents strength, Congress, and courage, whilst white denotes purity and innocence. The blue of the rectangle represents vigilance, perseverance, and justice. The 4 June each year is celebrated as the nations Flag Day.

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50 States of the Country

In the table below, you can see all the 50 states and capital city of Washington D.C. By clicking the link below, you will see lists of all counties, cities, and towns in each state.

History Summary

Originally inhabited by indigenous people, the Spanish, Dutch, French, and British later settled. In 1773 the British established a colony of 135 people. In 1775, the early colonial settlers rebelled and the War of Independence began. On July 4, 1776, independence was declared, which officially announced the establishment of the United States of America. In 1787 the country became a federal constitution. In 1776, after 100 years, the United States territory had expanded nearly 10-fold.

Economy and Culture Overview

The United States economy is reliant upon industry, agriculture, transportation, and science and technology, and is a highly developed world superpower. Steel, automobile, aircraft manufacturing and other sectors are strong, with these industries along with chemical, textiles, a food production being in the possession of large multinational companies. California’s “Silicon Valley” is a famous high-tech center, and a global leader in computer and software industries, as well as communication technology, laser technology, and biological engineering.

Agricultural is a major part of the economy, with the United States at the forefront of the world’s food, fruit, and livestock production. Its food exports accounts for 40% of the world’s agricultural trade, and it is the leading exporter of soybeans, corn, and wheat. It is also a major producer of. citrus fruit, and has a fully industrialized livestock production.

American society focuses on the individual, and personal interests are sacrosanct. However, certain topics are considered impolite in every conversation, including inquiring about a person’s age, marital status, income, religion, and political leanings.

Wall Street is the national and international financial nerve center. The New York Stock Exchange on Wall Street and Lord Street angle Department is the world’s largest stock and securities market. Six of the 0 largest banks are located here, as are many large brokerage firms.

Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor is a strategically important U.S. naval and air base, located on Oahu, one of the Hawaiian Islands. Pearl River is located in a narrow sea of two sticks of Road Department, for a depth of 10 to 15 meters harbor. At 7:55 on December 8, 1941, Japan dispatched 350 aircrafts and 55 warships and attacked Pearl Harbor. Almost all the main U.S. Pacific Fleet was destroyed, and the day is now infamous in American history. To commemorate this incident, the U.S. built a huge Pearl Harbor Memorial Monument.

Redwood National Park

Northwestern California covers an area of 150,000 square kilometers, and Redwood National Park contains some of the world’s largest trees. Also known as Coast Redwood Sequoia, the trees grow in the wet and foggy conditions along the coast.. The trunks are crimson in color, and generally stretch to heights of 60 to 84 meters. The average trunk diameter is usually between 2.4 to 3.6 meters. Red cedar lumber, the following branches and leaves fall off on their own, the last 30 meters began to form canopy. Park, a red cedar top, up to l12 meters. The Redwoods towering giant trees, lush.

Painted Desert

The Painted Desert is located in north-central Arizona, and covers an area of about 1.9 million square kilometers, reaching 1,500 meters above sea level in most parts. The area has a great diversity in temperature (41°C to a 30°C), and strong weather has eroded the bare cliffs into a variety of unusual shapes. As the air is dry, with water scarce, the color of the sand (not altered by chemical change), adorns one of the world’s rarest natural landscape. Heat, light, and dust make the desert a blue, amethyst color, with browns, reds, light greens, and grays also present. The local Indians made crafts using these colorful sands, which they sell to tourists.

Golden Gate Bridge

California’s Golden Gate suspension Bridge is a miracle of modern engineering, with a width of 1,966 meters and a height of 342 meters. At either end are two giant steel towers, which support the two 0.93 meter diameter steel cables which hang from the wire rope bridge. The steel that spans between towers is 1,280 meters in length, and the bridge opening is 6l meters high. The famous bridge was designed and built by the renowned American engineer Josef Strauss.

Statue of Liberty

The world-famous Statue of Liberty stands tall on Liberty Island in New York harbor, a symbol of the American people and the lofty ideal of freedom. Created by the French sculptor Auguste in the late 19th century, the Statue of Liberty is 46 meters high and is one of the world’s tallest monuments. Its official name is the Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World. Wearing the crown of a radiant goddess, the statue is dressed in ancient Roman robes, with the right hand holding up a 12 meter long torch. The left had clings to a symbol of the American Declaration of Independence, a book plate with the inscription “Declaration” and the date ” 1776.7.4 ” written. The feet are surrounded by broken chains, symbolizing that tyranny has been overthrown.

Polynesian Cultural Center

Ley is located in the north of Oahu, and preserves the history and tradition of the Polynesian culture. Each village has its own national characteristics displayed, with handicrafts and clothing available. The daily life of the villagers is reflected through the original residences and the island’s cultural traditions and customs. In the Tongan Village visitors can see beautiful girls making Mulberry clothing; in the Samoan village, robust men show visitors how to pick coconuts; in the Hawaiian Village the women wear garlands around their necks and sew clothes, knit fabric, and make arts and crafts. Girls armed with garlands dance whilst others row boats along the river as a form of parade. The Polynesian Cultural Centre is as a living museum, displaying the many different cultures.

Yellowstone National Park

In 1872, the United States established Yellowstone National Park, the first national park in the country, and the largest park in the world. The Park spans the three states of Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho, covering an area of 8,956 square kilometers. The name was chosen because the source of the Yellowstone River is found in the park.

Yellowstone National Park is famous for its more than 300 geysers, which account for more than half of the world’s geysers. The “Honest” fountain erupts every 65 minutes once every 4 or 5 minutes, and has never deviated from this pattern in over 80 years. With every eruption the hot spring water spray from the ground, reaching up to 40 meters height. In cold weather, when the water column encounters the air it condenses into a cloud of white columns, and the scene is quite spectacular.

Rushmore National Monument Peak

Rushmore National Monument Park is located in southwestern South Dakota, near the town of Rushmore. Pilade peak, a giant stone sculptures. The most famous sculptures is the 1,830 meter peak which bears the faces of four presidents, chiseled into the granite. The four presidents chosen – Washington, Jefferson, Roosevelt, and Lincoln – were selected due to their outstanding contributions to the development of independence Each stone head is about 18 meters high and is backed by the blue sky. The faces gaze ahead, and the monument is considered to be a masterpiece. The American painter and sculptor Kelsang Bogren was the chief architect on this sculpture. The monument commemorates the historical significance of the four presidents in a permanent and highly artistic way. The sculpture is arguable a great wonder of the world.

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