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US POPULATION

JATIN SINGH

Table Of
Content
HISTORY
AMERICAN CHRONOLOGY
RELIGION
POLITICS
TOP UNIVERSITIES IN THE UNITED STATES
Economy
POPULATION
REFERENCE

HISTOR
Y

Thehistoryof theUnited Statesis what happened in the


past in theUnited States, a country in North America.
Native Americans have lived there for thousands of years,
long before Europeans went there. English people in 1607
went to the territory nowadays called Jamestown, Virginia.
The date of the start of thehistory of the United Statesis
a subject of debate among historians. Older textbooks start
with thearrival of Christopher Columbuson October 12,
1492 and emphasize the European background, or they start
around 1600 and emphasize the American frontier.
Indigenous peoplelived in what is now theUnited Statesfor
thousands of years beforeEuropean colonistsbegan to
arrive, mostly from England, after 1600.

AMERICAN
CHRONOLOGY

1000.Leif Ericson discovers Vinland (New England).


1497.The Cabots discover the continent of North America.
1498.Columbus on third voyage discovers South America.
1507.New World named after Americus Vespucius.
1579.Drake explores coast of California.
1584.Raleigh sends first expedition to America.
1609.Hudson discovers the Hudson River.
1637.War with Pequot Indians. First negro slaves inNew
England.
1733.Georgia settled by Oglethorpe.
1754.Colonial Congress at Albany; Franklin's plan of
union.
1763.Treaty of Paris; end of thewar.Conspiracy of Pontiac

RELIGION
The United States federal government was the first
national government to have no official state-endorsed
religion.
Christianity
Judaism
Islam
Rastafarianism
Buddhism
Hinduism
Jainism
Sikhism
Taoism

POLITICS
TheUnited Statesis afederal republic in which
thepresident,Congress,
andcourtssharepowersreserved to the national
government according to itsConstitution. At the same
time, thefederal government sharessovereigntywith
thestategovernments.
There are major differences between the political system
of the United States and that of most other
developeddemocracies. These include greater power in
the upper house of the legislature, a wider scope of power
held by theSupreme Court, theseparation of
powersbetween the legislature and the executive, and
the dominance of only two main parties.

TOP UNIVERSITIES IN THE UNITED STATES


Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Stanford University.
Harvard University.
University of California, Berkeley.
Cornell University.
University of Washington.
University of Michigan.
Purdue University.
Penn State University.
University of California, Los Angeles.
Princeton University.
University of Pennsylvania.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Economy
TheUnited Statesis the world's largest national economy in
nominal terms and second largest according topurchasing power
parity(PPP), representing 22% ofnominal global GDPand 17%
ofgross world product(GWP).The United States' GDP was
estimated to be $17.914 trillion as of Q2 2015.TheU.S. dollaris
thecurrencymost used ininternational transactions and is the
world's foremostreserve currency, backed byits science and
technology,its military,the full faith of the US government to
reimburse its debts,
The U.S. is the world's thirdlargest producer of oil andnatural gas.
It is one of the largest trading nations in the worldas well asthe
world's second largest manufacturer.
In December 2014,public debtwas slightly more than 100% of
GDP.Domestic financialassets totaled $131trillion and domestic
financialliabilitiestotaled $106trillion.

POPULATION
As of August 13, 2016, the United States has a total
resident population of324,227,000, making it the third
most populous country in the world. It is very urbanized,
with 81% residing in cities and suburbs as of 2014 (the
worldwide urban rate is 54%).
The fastest percentage growth is among multiracial
Americans, followed by Asians and Hispanics. NonHispanic whites make up 63 percent of the U.S.;
Hispanics, 17 percent; blacks,12.3 percent; Asians, 5
percent; and multiracial Americans, 2.4 percent.
In addition, there were37,144,530non-Hispanic blacks,
which comprised 12.1% of the population. This number
increased to 42 million according to the 2010 United

REFEREN
CE
1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States
2. http://uspopulation2017.com/