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  United States
  U.S. Executive  Joe Biden 1 20 +13.75%
  U.S. Senate  Democratic Party Control 0 21 +0.00%
  U.S. House of Representatives  Democratic Party Control 0 21 +2.30%
  U.S. Governors  Republican Party Control 0 20 +8.00%
   U.S. Supreme Court  John G. Roberts Jr. 0 05 +56.00%
 Independent Agencies   
 Alabama  5,030,053
 Alaska  736,081
 Arizona  7,158,923
 Arkansas  3,013,756
 California  39,576,757
 Colorado  5,782,171
 Connecticut  3,608,298
 Delaware  990,837
 District of Columbia  689,545
 Florida  21,538,187
 Georgia  10,711,908
 Hawai'i  1,455,271
 Idaho  1,839,106
 Illinois  12,812,508
 Indiana  6,785,528
 Iowa  3,190,369
 Kansas  2,937,880
 Kentucky  4,505,836
 Louisiana  4,657,757
 Maine  1,362,359
 Maryland  6,177,224
 Massachusetts  7,029,917
 Michigan  10,077,331
 Minnesota  5,706,494
 Mississippi  2,961,279
 Missouri  6,154,913
 Montana  1,084,225
 Nebraska  1,961,504
 Nevada  3,104,614
 New Hampshire  1,377,529
 New Jersey  9,288,994
 New Mexico  2,117,522
 New York  20,201,249
 North Carolina  10,439,388
 North Dakota  779,094
 Ohio  11,799,448
 Oklahoma  3,959,353
 Oregon  4,237,256
 Pennsylvania  13,002,700
 Rhode Island  1,097,379
 South Carolina  5,118,425
 South Dakota  886,667
 Tennessee  6,910,840
 Texas  29,145,505
 Utah  3,271,616
 Vermont  643,077
 Virginia  8,631,393
 Washington  7,705,281
 West Virginia  1,793,716
 Wisconsin  5,893,718
 Wyoming  576,851
Territory/ Commonwealth
 American Samoa  55,247
 Guam  159,358
 Northern Mariana Islands  52,263
 Puerto Rico  3,285,874
 U. S. Virgin Islands  106,405
 Unincorporated Territories   
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Established July 04, 1776
Disbanded Still Active
Last ModifiedRP November 15, 2014 08:56am
Description United States of America Washington, DC
A collection of former British, French, and Spanish colonies, the United States is a Constitution based federal republic with strong democratic traditions. It is comprised of 50 states, a single federal district, and several dependencies. The United States is governed by three equal branches of government: Executive, Legislative and Judicial. The President of the United States is both the Sovereign Head of State and Chief of Government, elected by an electoral college for four-year terms serving not more than two terms.

As a federation form of government, individual states & dependencies are afforded a great deal of autonomy over domestic affairs & relevant foreign affairs. Each state or territory is administered by a popularly elected governor and legislature. States are further divided into smaller regions called counties within which cities, towns and villages are incorporated.

Nation Flag Description:
The blue canton symbolizes the union. The 50 stars stand for the 50 states. The 13 stripes represent the 13 colonies which formed the independent nation. The Blue symbolizes loyalty, devotion, friendship, justice and truth; the red stands for courage, zeal and fervency; and the white represents purity and rectitude of conduct.

United States 1959 - Jan 3, 1959-

Largest Population Cities  
# City County Population As Of
1 New York City 8,804,190 2020-04-01
2 Los Angeles Los Angeles 3,898,747 2020-04-01
3 Chicago Cook 2,746,388 2020-04-01
4 Houston Harris 2,304,580 2020-04-01
5 Phoenix Maricopa 1,608,139 2020-04-01
6 Philadelphia Philadelphia 1,603,797 2020-04-01
7 San Antonio Bexar 1,532,233 2018-07-01
8 San Diego San Diego 1,425,976 2018-07-01
9 Dallas Dallas 1,345,047 2018-07-01
10 San Jose Santa Clara 1,030,119 2018-07-01
Largest Population Counties  
# County State Population As Of
1 Los Angeles CA 10,014,009 2020-04-01
2 Cook IL 5,275,541 2020-04-01
3 Harris TX 4,731,145 2020-04-01
4 Maricopa AZ 4,420,568 2020-04-01
5 San Diego CA 3,298,634 2020-04-01
6 Orange CA 3,186,989 2020-04-01
7 Kings NY 2,736,074 2020-04-01
8 Miami-Dade FL 2,701,767 2020-04-01
9 Dallas TX 2,613,539 2020-04-01
10 Riverside CA 2,418,185 2020-04-01

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Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor
Jan 29, 1850 05:00pm Sep 20, 1850 05:00pm Major Legislation Compromise of 1850  Chronicler 
Sep 11, 2001 08:45am Sep 11, 2001 10:30am Terrorist Attack 9/11 Attack  Scott³ 
Nov 07, 2006 06:00am Nov 07, 2006 11:55pm General Election 2006 U.S. General Election  RP 
Feb 05, 2008 06:00am Feb 05, 2008 11:55pm Presidential Primary Tsunami Tuesday  Scott³ 
Nov 04, 2008 01:00am Nov 04, 2008 11:55pm General Election 2008 U.S. General Election  ArmyDem 
Nov 02, 2010 05:00am Nov 02, 2010 11:50pm General Election 2010 U.S. General Election  ArmyDem 
May 04, 2012 01:00pm May 06, 2012 01:00pm National Convention Libertarian National Convention  411 Name Removed 
Nov 06, 2012 05:00am Nov 06, 2012 11:55pm General Election 2012 U.S. General Election   Jason 
Nov 04, 2014 04:30pm Nov 04, 2014 04:30pm General Election 2014 U.S. General Election   J.R. 
Nov 08, 2016 01:00am Nov 08, 2016 11:00pm General Election 2016 U.S. General Election  RP 
Nov 06, 2018 01:00am Nov 06, 2018 11:00pm General Election 2018 U.S. General Election  RP 
Nov 03, 2020 01:00am Nov 03, 2020 11:00pm General Election 2020 U.S. General Election  RP 
Nov 08, 2022 01:00am Nov 08, 2022 11:00pm General Election 2022 U.S. General Election  RP 

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American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America  Purchase BrentinCO 
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Albion's Seed: Four British Folkways in America (America: a cultural history)  Purchase BrentinCO 
1776   Purchase Homegrown Democrat 

Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Aug 12, 2021 02:00pm News Census release shows almost all of nation's growth was in its cities  Article Chronicler 
Apr 26, 2021 04:25pm News Six states to gain House seats, seven to lose seats  Article Bojicat 
Nov 06, 2020 04:00pm News When Republicans Were Blue and Democrats Were Red  Article Chronicler 
Dec 29, 2019 07:00pm Commentary The Deaths That Shook Politics in 2019  Article WA Indy 
Sep 30, 2013 11:20pm News US government begins shutdown after Congress debates end in stalemate  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Jul 11, 2013 10:05am News How Much Does a House Seat Cost?  Article kal 

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