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The United States of America (commonly abbreviated to the United States, the U.S., the USA, America, and the States) is a federal constitutional republic comprising fifty states and a federal district. The country is situated mostly in central North America as its mentioned in USA map, where its forty-eight contiguous states and Washington, D.C., the capital district.
USA lie between the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans, bordered by Canada to the north and Mexico to the south as you can see in USA map. The state of Alaska is in the northwest of the continent, with Canada to the east and Russia to the west, across the Bering Strait. The state of Hawaii is an archipelago in the mid-Pacific. The country also possesses several territories in the Pacific and Caribbean.
USA is a constitutional republic and representative democracy, "in which majority rule is tempered by minority rights protected by law". The government is regulated by a system of checks and balances defined by the USA Constitution, which serves as the country supreme legal document as you can see in USA map. In the American federalist system, citizens are usually subject to three levels of government, federal, state, and local; the local government duties are commonly split between county and municipal governments.
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USA exercises global economic, political, and military influence. It is a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council and New York City hosts the United Nations Headquarters as its shown in USA on map. It is a member of the G8, G20, and Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Almost all countries have embassies in Washington, D.C., and many have consulates around the country. Likewise, nearly all nations host American diplomatic missions.
USA was founded by thirteen British colonies located along the Atlantic seaboard as its mentioned in USA on map. On July 4, 1776, they issued the Declaration of Independence, which proclaimed their right to self-determination and their establishment of a cooperative union. The rebellious states defeated the British Empire in the American Revolution, the first successful colonial war of independence.
USA has been a leader in scientific research and technological innovation since the late 19th century as you can see in USA on map. In 1876, Alexander Graham Bell was awarded the first USA patent for the telephone. Thomas Edison laboratory developed the phonograph, the first long-lasting light bulb, and the first viable movie camera. Nikola Tesla pioneered alternating current, the AC motor, and radio. In the early 20th century, the automobile companies of Ransom E. Olds and Henry Ford popularized the assembly line. The Wright brothers, in 1903, made the first sustained and controlled heavier-than-air powered flight.
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Since the admission of Hawaii as a state in August 1959, there are fifty U.S. states as its shown in the detailed map of USA. Because of the shared sovereignty between a U.S. state and the U.S. federal government, an American is a citizen of both the federal entity and of his or her state of domicile. States are free to organize their individual governments any way they like, so long as they conform to the sole requirement of the USA.
The USA has many competitive private and public institutions of higher education. According to prominent international rankings, 13 or 15 American colleges and universities are ranked among the top 20 in the world as its mentioned in the detailed map of USA. There are also local community colleges with generally more open admission policies, shorter academic programs, and lower tuition. Of Americans twenty-five and older, 84.6% graduated from high school, 52.6% attended some college, 27.2% earned a bachelor degree, and 9.6% earned graduate degrees.
Transportation in the USA is facilitated by road, air, rail, and water networks. The vast majority of passenger travel occurs by automobile for shorter distances, and airplane or railroad for some people, for longer distances as you can see in the detailed map of USA. In descending order, most cargoes travel by railroad, truck, pipeline, or boat; air shipping is typically used only for perishables and premium express shipments.
Map of Northern USA shows the North part of the country USA. Northern USA map will allow you to easily explore areas of the North of USA in Americas. The map of Northern USA is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
The North, region, northern USA, historically identified as the free states that opposed slavery and the Confederacy during the American Civil War. This struggle against slavery and secession obscured the reality that the North was actually four separate and not so similar areas as its shown in the map of northern USA: New England, the Middle Atlantic states, the Old Northwest (East North Central States in federal terms), and the Great Plains (West North Central States).
Recognized as four areas, northern USA as its mentioned in the map of northern USA includes Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Vermont, and Wisconsin.
Traveling the northern USA from east to west will bring you to some of the most electrifying, charismatic cities in North America. From the colonial history of New England as you can see in the map of Northern USA to the industrial Midwest and along to old pioneer cities sheltered by Pacific mountains, the states near Canada border have so much to offer, attracting millions of visitors each year despite being overshadowed by the temperate warmth of the southern states.
Map of Southern USA shows the South part of the country USA. Southern USA map will allow you to easily explore areas of the South of USA in Americas. The map of Southern USA is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
As defined by the USA federal government the southern part of USA includes Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia (see the map of Southern USA).
Southern USA falls from the granite, forested fists of Kentucky and Tennessee into craggy hill country and thick woods. This rugged landscape slowly changes as the waters of its rivers – including North America greatest, the Mississippi – saturate the land into boggy, black-water blankets and sun-seared marsh, all thinning into the salty membrane of the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico as its mentioned in the map of Southern USA.
The Southern USA—commonly referred to as the American South or simply the South as you can see in the map of Southern USA—constitutes a large distinctive region in the southeastern and south-central USA. Because of the region unique cultural and historic heritage, including early European colonial settlements, the doctrine of states rights, the institution of slavery, and the legacy of the Confederacy during the American Civil War, the South has developed its own customs, literature, musical styles, and varied cuisines.