USA

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May 19, 2022

The United States of America, the full name is the United States of America (also known as the United States of America for short), is a federal constitutional republic in the Americas, located in the Western Hemisphere, the territory includes 50 states and 1 federal district (including 48 continental states), the capital is Washington, D.C., the largest city is New York. The United States is located in the middle of North America, bordered by the Pacific Ocean to the west, the Atlantic Ocean to the east, Canada to the north, and Mexico to the south. The state of Alaska is located in the northwest region of the North American continent, bordered by Canada to the east and Russia to the west through the Bering Strait. The state of Hawaii is located in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. The United States has 14 affiliated territories scattered in the Caribbean and Pacific waters and 326 Native American Territories. With 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km²) and over 331 million people, the United States is the 3rd largest country in terms of total area as well as the 3rd largest in terms of population size. The United States has no official or representative ethnicity but is purely a nation of immigrants, it is the most racially and culturally diverse country in the world as a result of immigration from many countries across the globe. The United States was founded with 13 colonies of the British Empire located along the Atlantic coast. After declaring themselves independent states, the 13 former colonies issued a declaration of independence on July 4, 1776, and defeated the British in the American Revolutionary War, a colonial war first successful independence in history. The Confederacy decided to use the current U.S. Constitution on September 17, 1787. Its adoption a year later made the former colonies part of a single common republic. . The United States Human Rights Act of 10 constitutional amendments was passed in 1791. After independence, according to the Manifest Destiny doctrine, the United States began to drive out the native Indians and expand its territory. strong territory throughout North America in the 19th century. The American Civil War then ended with the victory of the Union Government forces that put an end to slavery and ideological divisions there. . By the end of the 19th century, the United States had expanded its influence over the entire Pacific and has since become the world's largest economy. Victory in the Spanish-American War and World War I determined the status of a great global power of the United States. Victory in the Second World War and the Cold War continued to affirm and maintain this country's position as a global superpower. The United States today is a developed industrial country, a member of most of the major global organizations in which prominently: the United Nations and the United Nations Security Council, NATO and the Non-NATO Allies. , APEC, IAEA, Global Intelligence Alliance, G7, G20 groups, Paris Club, OECD, WTO,... The US economy has the largest size in the world by nominal GDP, ranking 2nd. (after China) at purchasing power parity. The United States has a very high human development index, ranking 1st in terms of total value