In the United States, a state is one of fifty distinct units of government with political and land boundaries. Each state is further divided into counties, which contain cities. States are responsible for handling law enforcement, public education, health, and transportation. Delaware became the first U.S. state in 1787, and Hawaii became the fiftieth in 1959.
The United States flag features 50 stars on a blue background in the left-hand corner, along with thirteen alternating red and white stripes. The 50 stars stand for the fifty current states.
This site features United States road maps, topographical maps, and relief maps as well as detailed regional maps of the USA. View the map of the original 13 states, as they existed after the Revolutionary War.
The dome of the United States Capitol rises in front of a cloudless blue sky. Capitol buildings serve as historic landmarks of the federal government and of each state, as well as places in which official government business takes place.
Captioned gallery photo and description of the United States Capitol in Washington, DC. The Capitol building houses the Senate and House of Representative legislative chambers.
This United States map site provides a history of the United States along with free printable outline, topographical, and road maps of the entire United States and regions within it.
Each of the fifty (50) states in the United States of America has a capital city. This State-Capitals.org website contains information about, and interactive maps of, these state capitals.
The names of the 50 USA states are often abbreviated for ease of use. This site features a table of U.S. States, Districts, Territories, and Possessions, with their standard and postal service abbreviations.
Browse this library guide and directory to learn about public libraries and institutional libraries in the United States of America. All directory listings include contact information, category tags, and website links.
Browse this newspaper publisher directory for information about newspaper publishers in the United States of America. All directory listings include contact information, category tags, and website links.
This website directory, started in 2007, includes a broad selection of categorized website links that are of general interest to English-speaking people in the United States of America.
LocDir.com is a local directory which features regional categories for all fifty states in the USA. Web site owners, webmasters, and publicists can submit family-friendly, English-language web sites.
Outlet shoppers are often willing to travel some distance to go outlet shopping. This web page lists selected outlet store malls that are located in western United States.
There are many different kinds of maps, with road maps being the most popular for travel purposes. Here you will find road maps, topo maps, and other maps for all fifty states and Washington DC.
The U.S. Virgin islands are comprised of St Croix, St John, and St Thomas. Learn more about these Caribbean islands and find helpful travel guides for planning a relaxing vacation getaway.
This site is a convenient map portal offering access to political, topographical, and relief maps for each US state. Each individual state map website also offers state-specific geographical and travel information.
The Federal Reserve is the central bank of the United States. The Federal Reserve Bank is in change of ensuring the stability of the currency and monetary system of the United States.
The National Institutes of Health's Dr. Anthony Fauci talks about the impact of coronavirus on the United States and the evacuation of Americans from a quarantined cruise ship in Japan.
CBS News. Sun, 16 Feb 2020 12:41:42 -0500.
The United States is sending an aircraft to Japan to bring back U.S. passengers from the quarantined cruise ship Diamond Princess, where the most coronavirus infections outside China have occurred.
Newsmax. Sat, 15 Feb 2020 10:33:01 EDT.
WASHINGTON (AP) - On the eve of the New Hampshire primary, President Donald Trump told a rally that people who are in the United States illegally are paying for his Mexico border wall. ...
Hope Yen and Calvin Woodward. Washington Times. Sat, 15 Feb 2020 08:34:15 -0500.
The United States and the Taliban have agreed to start a trial period of reduced fighting in an effort to pave the way for a comprehensive peace deal. ...
Voice of America. Sat, 15 Feb 2020 05:26:46 -0500.
A senior U.S.official said Friday the United States and the Taliban have reached a truce agreement that will take effect "very soon" and could lead to withdrawals of American troops from Afghanistan.
Ap. ABC News. Fri, 14 Feb 2020 17:26:12 +0000.
Kids United States Atlas, Washington, DC. National Geographic. 2012.
Baird, Lori, Marcel Brousseau, and Amber Rose. Fifty States. New York, NY. Metro. 2008.