There is a group of States in the north of the country that together are known as the Mid-Western States. The definition tends to vary with some including States as far south as Mississippi but the easiest way to clarify the mid-west is to take the definition used by the […]
The Sportiest State in the United States
Most American are sports lovers. They will have their favorite teams, or even individuals, and will follow them avidly. The sports media coverage in the country is intense, which gives sports fans day by day updates of how the different leagues are progressing.
The Largest States
There are a number of states in the country that are extremely large and their economic GDP’s are larger than many individual nations around the world.
The Geography of the United States
The United States includes the contiguous United States, The Islands of Hawaii, Alaska, and the five insular territories if Puerto Rico, Northern Mariana Islands, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam and America Samoa.
The State comprises of hundreds of volcanic Islands that are spread over 1500 miles over the Pacific Ocean. They have been formed as a result of a mantle plume in the Pacific tectonic plate. This weak spot has produced volcanoes and as the plate has moved new volcanoes and lad […]
The United States consists of 50 states, and of these 48 belong to the Contiguous United States, which means that they belong to the main land area of the country. This leaves two States that are not part of this group and they are Alaska and Hawaii.
The five poorest States in the country are in the southern region. The position of Mississippi, New Mexico, Louisiana, Georgia and Kentucky in the top 5 of poorest states is not a recent phenomenon, as there has scarcely been a period in their histories when they have thrived economically. This […]
There are several images that comes to mind that reflect the wealth of the United States. The first is that generally it is the richest country on earth that has produced a society of great affluence which is reflected by massive consumer spending. There is an impression that there is […]
A stereotype is a widely held and over simplified image of an object or a person. Usually comedians and other entertainment presenters have highlighted the typical people that reside in a certain country. They actually can even look into a country and identify certain stereotypes that reside in its different […]
The United States has a reputation for high crime rates and shooting incidents that occur in the city areas. As a result of the country’s gun laws fire arms are easily available on the streets and barely week goes by without news agencies reporting a violent crime in one of […]
Most American are sports lovers. They will have their favorite teams, or even individuals, and will follow them avidly. The sports media coverage in the country is intense, which gives sports fans day by day updates of how the different leagues are progressing. To make a claim that there is […]
The United States is famed for having everything bigger and better. The largest cities, the largest buildings, the largest mountains and the list goes on. So, it is interesting to look at the smaller states in the country and review some of the things that they have to offer. The […]
There are a number of states in the country that are extremely large and their economic GDP’s are larger than many individual nations around the world. The largest state in the country is Alaska and it was purchased off Russia for 7.2 million dollars back in 1867. It covers an […]