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  United States
Puerto Rico and the Northern Marianas are commonwealths of the United States.
The economy of the United States is organized on the capitalist model and is marked by steady growth, low unemployment and inflation, a large trade deficit, and rapid advances in technology.
The social structure of the United States, a capitalist country, is highly stratified, with a large proportion of the wealth of the country controlled by a small fraction of the population which exerts disproportionate cultural and political influence.
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 United States
, the U.S., the U.S.A., the U.S. of A., the States, or (poetically) Columbia.
Manifest Destiny was a philosophy that encouraged westward expansion in the United States: as the population of the Eastern states grew and as a steady increase of immigrants entered the country, settlers moved steadily westward across North America.
The United States is sometimes critized for interventionist policies in Latin America during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and occasional aid (financial, military and otherwise) given to repressive governments and warlords during the Cold War against the Soviet Union.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/u/un/united_states.html   (10075 words)

  
 United States - Enpsychlopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
During this period, the United States government was established by its first president, George Washington, and the Louisiana Purchase, the War of 1812, the Mexican-American War, and various Indian Wars expanded and consolidated the land expanse of the United States--while largely displacing the indigenous population.
The post-war era in the United States was defined internationally by the beginning of the Cold War, in which the United States and the Soviet Union attempted to expand their influence at the expense of the other, checked by each side's massive nuclear arsenal.
The United States is sometimes criticized for interventionist policies in Latin America, the Middle East, South-East Asia and elsewhere, and for aid (financial, military and otherwise) given to repressive governments and warlords.
enpsychlopedia.org /psypsych/USA   (9063 words)

  
 United States - WikiGadugi
The Northern states were opposed to the expansion of slavery whereas the Southern states saw the opposition as an attack on their way of life, since their economy was dependent on slave labor.
Federal law overrides state law in the areas in which the federal government is empowered to act; but the powers of the federal government are subject to limits outlined in the Constitution.
The economic history of the United States is a story of economic growth that began with marginally successful colonial economies and progressed to the largest industrial economy in the world in the 20th and early 21st century.
en.wikigadugi.org /wiki/United_States   (7605 words)

  
 Racial demographics of the United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The United States is a very diverse country racially.
According to the 2000 census, the United States has 31 ethnic groups with at least one million members each, with numerous others represented in smaller numbers.
They and their descendants are known as Hispanics and are the largest minority group in the country, comprising 12.5% of the population in 2000.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Racial_demographics_of_the_United_States   (1787 words)

  
 Demographics of the United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Population of the United States, 1790 to 2000
The mean population center of the United States has consistently shifted westward and southward, with California and Texas currently the most populous states.
All metropolitan area population figures and ranks are based on the United States Census Bureau's definition of "Metropolitan Statistical Areas." However, common practice is to combine the San Jose Metropolitan Area with that of San Francisco and Oakland (i.e., the Combined Statistical Area) whose population is 7.1 million.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Demographics_of_the_United_States   (1898 words)

  
 ipedia.com: United States Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
REDIRECT The United States of America, also referred to as the United States, America ¹, or the States, is a federal republic in central North America and the Pacific Ocean.
The United States of America (U.S.A.), also referred to as the United States (U.S. America¹, or the States, is a federal republic in central North America and the Pacific Ocean (the islands of Hawaii, and the Aleutians).
The majority of the 290 million people currently living in the United States descend from European immigrants who have arrived since the establishment of the first colonies.
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 Get to know the Hispanics around you
The notion of racial continuum and a separation of race (or skin color) and ethnicity, on the other hand, is the norm in most of Latin America.
In the Spanish and Portuguese empires, racial mixing or miscegenation was the norm and something that the Spanish and Portuguese had grown rather accustomed to during the hundreds of years of contact with Arabs and North Africans in the Iberian peninsula.
The fact of the recognition of a racial continuum in Hispanic American does not mean that there wasn't discrimination, which there was, or that there wasn't an obsession with race, or 'castes', as they were sometimes called.
www.lrc.salemstate.edu /hispanics/race.htm   (1337 words)

  
 Changing America: The United States Population in Transition
As the new century looms, the population of the United States continues to grow increasingly diverse.
The geographical distribution of racial and ethnic groups is important because it influences the potential for social and economic interaction between them.
Racial composition also varies from the center cities of metropolitan areas, to the suburbs just outside, to nonmetropolitan areas.
usinfo.state.gov /journals/itsv/0699/ijse/capop.htm   (1038 words)

  
 :: future :: :: United States :: May :: 2006   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The United States of America (the U.S., the U.S.A., the States, the United States, or America[1]) is a federal republic in North America.
Federal law overrides state law in the areas that the federal government is empowered to act, but the powers of the federal government are subject to limits outlined in the Constitution of the United States.
The federal government of the United States is comprised of a Legislative Branch (led by the Congress), an Executive Branch (led by the President), and a Judicial Branch (led by the Supreme Court).
fiucer.blogsome.com /2006/05/29/united-states-3   (8546 words)

  
 Voting and Registration Data
Information on reported voting and registration by various demographic and socioeconomic characteristics is collected for the nation in November of congressional and presidential election years in the Current Population Survey (CPS).
State estimates by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin
Projections of the Voting-Age Population for States for the November 1996 Election
www.census.gov /population/www/socdemo/voting.html   (612 words)

  
 SSRN-Latina/os and the Political Process: The Need for Critical Inquiry by Kevin Johnson
As many have observed, immigration from Mexico, Latin America, and Asia, has dramatically affected the racial demographics of the United States.
Given the changing racial demographics, need exists for this study.
Given the population transformation in the United States, we are likely to see novel voting rights litigation in the future.
papers.ssrn.com /sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=459780   (356 words)

  
 Population of the United States by Race and Hispanic/Latino Origin, Census 2000 and July 1, 2005 — Infoplease.com
Population of the United States by Race and Hispanic/Latino Origin, Census 2000 and July 1, 2005 — Infoplease.com
Population of the United States by Race and Hispanic/Latino Origin, Census 2000 and July 1, 2005
Population - U.S. Census Timeline Profile of General Demographic Characteristics, Census 2000 Population by...
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0762156.html   (206 words)

  
 UMass Amherst Spotlight Magazine
PROJECT 2050 is a multi-year artistic exploration of the cultural implications of this significant demographic change.
According to Roberta Uno, Artistic Director at New WORLD Theater, the project was catalyzed by the changing demographics in Western Massachusetts.
The retreat served to explore major themes as they relate to the racial demographics of the United States in the year 2050.
www.umass.edu /fac/spotlight/8.115.html   (613 words)

  
 HSAN.org | Poll on Race Relations and Changing Ethnic Demographics in the United States of America
WHO: Russell Simmons, Chairman of the Hip-Hop Summit Action Network and the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding; Rabbi Marc Schneier, President of the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding; Dr. Benjamin Chavis, President/CEO of the Hip-Hop Summit Action Network; Lawrence Kopp, Executive Director of the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding and James C. Delorey, Vice President, Global Strategy Group.
WHAT: Results revealed of a landmark “Poll on Race Relations and Changing Ethnic Demographics in the United States of America”.
This study, commissioned by the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding and presented by the Foundation and the Hip-Hop Summit Action Network, presents a comprehensive analysis of the impact of the rapidly changing racial and ethnic face of American society.
hsan.org /Content/Main.aspx?PageId=159   (185 words)

  
 United States
Dragonflies and Damselflies (Odonata) of the United States::
Territorial Expansion of the United States : 1783-1853::
United States after the Treaty of Paris : 1783::
www.alexandria.ucsb.edu /other-sites/United_States.html   (798 words)

  
 ae86fever's Xanga Site
The book also addresses why we choose the mates we do; why, in the past, brides and grooms looked more similar than different; and why this is all about to change.
The shifting racial demographics of the United States signal that we are on the cusp of a mixed race explosion.
Breeding Between The Lines explains what this transformation means and what we can expect for the future of race relations in America.
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