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United States (Hemisphere)

The location of the US

United States

A map of the US

The United States is country located in the western hemisphere on the continent of North America. The capital of the US is Washington, D.C.

Natural FeaturesEdit

The US is bordered on the Pacific Ocean in the west, the Atlantic Ocean on the east and south. The Rocky Mountains run with the western half of the country.

Protected Wilderness Areas Edit

The US has a system of National Parks and Forests designed to create areas of non-development for recreational use and to promote the environment.

National Forests Edit

History Edit

In 1954, the aircraft, Vixen 03, went missing during a blizzard in the Rocky Mountains after leaving NAS Buckley, Colorado on a secret mission to Hickam AFB, Hawai'i. President Dwight D. Eisenhower ordered the mission to be buried after an exhaustive search by the Army, the Air Force, and the Navy was called off by Admiral Walter Bass. [1] In 1959, the United States helped in the evacuation of the Dalai Lama in the wake of the Chinese Invasion of Tibet. The US utilized covert means to fly out the Tibetan head of state. [2]

PeopleEdit

The term "American" describes anything coming from the United States. During the 19th and 20th Centuries, a number of immigrants from Italy emigrated to the United States, among them were ancestors of Albert Giordino.

Government Edit

Political PartiesEdit

  • Independent Party

Executive BranchEdit

The Executive Branch is headed by the President, who is also, the leader of the U.S.

PresidencyEdit

Seal Of The President Of The Unites States Of America.svg

Cabinet and Cabinet MembersEdit

United States Department of Defense Seal
  • Secretary of Environment
  • Director of the Central Intelligence Agency

Legislative BranchEdit

The Legislative Branch is divided primarily into houses: House of Representatives and the Senate. The House is determined by population in each State, and there is usually change on whether a population decreases or increases. The Senate is composed of two senators from every state.

House of Representative Members Edit

Seal of the House of Representatives

Senators Edit

Judicial BranchEdit

Military Edit

Government Agencies Edit

States Edit

References Edit

External Links Edit

Detailed Article on the United States on Wikipedia