All about the United States

By: Carlyn Gallimore and Haley Adams

Geography of the United States

  • Located on the continent of North America
  • Near the Atlantic and Pacific oceans
  • Located in between Canada and Mexico
  • The capital of the US is Washington D.C.
  • 3.8 million square miles in size
  • Some major landforms in the US are the Rocky mountains, Appalachian mountains and the Mississippi river
  • Some natural resources in the US are coal, copper, lead, gold, iron, mercury and silver.

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Economy in the United States

  • The manufacturing industry is the number 1 employer for most US states.
  • Agriculture is another big industry in the US
  • Mainly exports material goods, industrial supplies and equipment, and also consumer goods.
  • Mainly imports industrial machinery, capital goods and consumer goods such as automobiles.
  • The US currency is measured in dollars
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Goverment of the United States

  • Federal republic government
  • Obama is the president of the US
  • 1,369,532 soldiers were actively on duty in the US military during the year of 2013
  • The US has one of the largest militaries on terms of personnel
  • US allies are Canada and Great Britain while their enemies are Iran and North Korea

United States history

  • A terrorist attack on the World Trade Center occured on September 11th, 2009 in New York City.
  • The cloning of dolly the sheep
  • The first black president, Barrack Obama, was elected in 2008.
  • Hurricane Katrina in 2005 destroyed the city of New Orleans.
  • Social network was invented in 2004 which changed the way we communicate.
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United States social structure

  • The social classes are the under class, working poor, working class, lower middle class, middle class and upper class.
  • About half of the people in the US are Christians, 28% are roman catholic, 13% are protestant, 8% are atheist and the others are Buddist or other religions.
  • The ethnis groups are white Americans, blacks, native Americans and Alaska natives.
  • The life expectancy for a person living in the US is about 78 years.
  • The main languages are English and Spanish.
  • !4% of the US population are illiterate which means 86% of Americans are literate.
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