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The United States of America, commonly known as the United States or America, is a country mostly located in central North America, between Canada and Mexico. It consists of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles, it is the world's third- or fourth-largest country by total area. With a population of over 328 million, it is the third most populous country in the world. The U.S.'s capital is Washington, D.C., and i
The first known use of the name "America" dates back to 1507, when it appeared on a world map created by the German cartographer Martin Waldseemüller. It comes from the surname of Italian explorer Amerigo Vespucci, who was the first to postulate that the West Indies did not represent Asia's eastern limit, but part of a previously unknown landmass. The full name "United States of America" dates to the Revolutionary War. The second draft of the Articles of Confederation, prepared by John ...
It has been generally accepted that the first inhabitants of North America migrated from Siberia by way of the Bering land bridge and arrived at least 12,000 years ago; however, increasing evidence suggests an even earlier arrival. The Clovis culture, which appeared around 11,000
The first Europeans to arrive in the contiguous United States were Spanish conquistadors such as Juan Ponce de León, who made his first visit to Florida in 1513. Even earlier, Christopher Columbus landed in Puerto Rico on his 1493 voyage. The Spanish set up the first settlements
The American Revolutionary War was the first successful colonial war of independence against a European power. Americans had developed an ideology of "republicanism", asserting that government rested on the will of the people as expressed in their local legislatures. They demande
The 48 contiguous states and the District of Columbia occupy a combined area of 3,119,885 square miles. Of this area, 2,959,064 square miles is contiguous land, composing 83.65% of total U.S. land area. Hawaii, occupying an archipelago in the central Pacific, southwest of North America, is 10,931 square miles in area. The populated territories of Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, and U.S. Virgin Islands together cover 9,185 square miles. Measured by only land area, the
Religion in the United States Protestantism Catholicism Mormonism No religion Judaism Islam Other non-Abrahamic religion The First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution guarantees the free exercise of religion and forbids Congress from passing laws respecting its establishment. In a
As of 2018, 52% of Americans age 15 and over were married, 6% were widowed, 10% were divorced, and 32% had never been married. Women now work mostly outside the home and receive the majority of bachelor's degrees. The U.S. teenage pregnancy rate is 26.5 per 1,000 women. The rate
The United States had a life expectancy of 78.6 years at birth in 2017, which was the third year of declines in life expectancy following decades of continuous increase. The recent decline, primarily among the age group 25 to 64, is largely due to record highs in the drug overdos
The United States is a federal republic of 50 states, a federal district, five territories and several uninhabited island possessions. It is the world's oldest surviving federation. It is a federal republic and a representative democracy "in which majority rule is tempered by minority rights protected by law." The U.S. ranked 25th on the Democracy Index in 2018. On Transparency International's 2019 Corruption Perceptions Index, its public sector position deteriorated from a score of 76 in 2015 t
Gli Stati Uniti d'America (comunemente indicati come Stati Uniti, in inglese: United States of America o anche solo United States; in sigla USA o anche U.S. e impropriamente con la sineddoche America) sono una repubblica federale dell'America settentrionale composta da cinquanta Stati e un distretto federale.
The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) is the United States government agency responsible for developing and recommending United States trade policy to the president of the United States, conducting trade negotiations at bilateral and multilateral levels, and coordinating trade policy within the government through the interagency Trade Policy Staff Committee (TPSC) and ...
Us in the U.S. (Italian: Mai Stati Uniti) is a 2013 Italian comedy film directed by Carlo Vanzina. Cast. Vincenzo Salemme as Antonio; Ambra Angiolini as Angela; Ricky Memphis as Nino
- Mai Stati Uniti
- Carlo Vanzina, Enrico Vanzina, Edoardo Falcone
- Federica Lucisano
- Carlo Vanzina
L-Istati Uniti tal-Amerika (USA jew SUA), komunement imsejħa l-Istati Uniti (US jew SU) u Amerika, hija repubblika federali li tikkonsisti ħamsin stat u distrett federali.It-48 stati kontigwi u d-distrett federali ta' Washington, DC huma fiċ-ċentrali tal-Amerika ta' Fuq bejn il-Kanada u l-Messiku.
Nazzioni di la Mèrica dû Nord cu capitali Washington, li Stati Uniti (o li Stati Uniti dâ Mèrica) su pupulati di circa 300 miliuna d'abbitanti. La sò citati cchiù granni è Nova York (o Nova Jorca). Àutri cità mpurtanti sunnu Los Angeles, San Franciscu, Detroit, Miami, Dallas, Memphis, San Diegu, Chicagu, e New Orleans.
I Stati Uniti d'America (in cortu, i Stati Uniti, i SUA o ancu i USA (da l'inglese : United States of America, United States, USA) sò un Statu d'America di u Nordu annant'à l'Oceanu Atlanticu è l'Oceanu Pacificu. Hè ancu à spessu chjamatu "America", ma st'usu hè scurettu perchè l'America hè un cuntinente, è micca solu un paese.
Gli Stati federati degli Stati Uniti d'America (chiamati in inglese states) sono le entità politiche e amministrative la cui unione forma gli Stati Uniti d'America.Sono cinquanta entità subnazionali federali (di cui 4 hanno il titolo tradizionale di Commonwealth) che, insieme con il Distretto di Columbia, compongono la federazione.
Come è tipico dei partiti politici degli Stati Uniti, il Partito Repubblicano non ha forme di iscrizione a livello nazionale e l'unica forma riconosciuta di adesione è quindi una dichiarazione di appartenenza (non vincolante) ai Democratici, ai Repubblicani oppure come indipendente all'atto della registrazione per il voto (che negli Stati Uniti avviene solo su richiesta).