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SARAH'S UNITED - UNITED STATES OF AMERICA By Sarah Benton International Relations Period 5 May 2006 PURPOSE To inform and educate the class about

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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA By Sarah Benton International Relations Period 5 May 2006
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PURPOSE To inform and educate the class about the United States of America.
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REFERENCES www.cia.gov/factbook www.nyse.com www.usmilitary.about.com www.ksg.harvard.edu
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OUTLINE
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GEOGRAPHY AND GEO- STRATEGIC SIGNIFICANCE (1 of 6) Located in North America, between Mexico and Canada. Borders Pacific Ocean and Atlantic Ocean Total Area 9,631,418 sq km 9,161,923 sq km of land 469,495 sq km of water Separated into 50 states, including Alaska and Hawaii
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GEOGRAPHY AND GEO- STRATEGIC SIGNIFICANCE (2 of 6)
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GEOGRAPHY AND GEO- STRATEGIC SIGNIFICANCE (3 of 6) Major cities include: Los Angeles, California; New York City, New York; Chicago, Illinois; Miami, Florida; Boston, Massachusetts and Seattle, Washington.
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GEOGRAPHY AND GEO- STRATEGIC SIGNIFICANCE (4 of 5) Climate Mostly temperate Tropical in Hawaii and Florida Arctic in Alaska Semiarid in the Great Plains west of the Mississippi River Arid in the Great Basin of the South Low winter temperatures in the Northwest
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GEOGRAPHY AND GEO- STRATEGIC SIGNIFICANCE (5 of 6) Terrain CENTRAL Plains WEST Mountainous
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GEOGRAPHY AND GEO- STRATEGIC SIGNIFICANCE (6 of 6) Terrain EAST Hills and low mountains NON-CONTIGUOUS HAWAII Volcanic ALASKA Mountainous and snowy
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POPULATION AND DEMOGRAPHICS (1 of 6) 298,444,215 people (July, 2005 estimate) AGE BREAKDOWN 14 years or under: 20.4% 15-24 years: 67.2% 65 years and over: 12.5%
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POPULATION AND DEMOGRAPHICS (2 of 6) MEDIAN AGES TOTAL: 36.5 years MALE: 35.1 years FEMALE: 37.8 years
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POPULATION AND DEMOGRAPHICS (2 of 6) Population growth rate (July, 2005 estimate): 0.91% ETHNIC GROUPS White: 81.7% Black: 12.9%
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POPULATION AND DEMOGRAPHICS (4 of 6) ETHNIC GROUPS Asian: 4.2% American Indian and Alaskan Native: 1% Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0.2% (2003 est.)
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POPULATION AND DEMOGRAPHICS (5 of 6) GENDER BREAKDOWN At birth:1.05 males/1 female Under 15 years: 1.05 males/1 female 15-64 years: 1 male/1 female 65 years and over: 0.72 male/1 female Total population: 0.97 male/1 female
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POPULATION AND DEMOGRAPHICS (6 of 6) RELIGIONS Protestant: 52% Roman Catholic: 24% Mormon: 2% Jewish: 1% Muslim: 1% Other: 10% None: 10%
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