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Portrait of the USA U.S. Dept. of State Publication
The World Factbook 2007 Central Intelligence Agency
  United State 
Transnational Issues
Writers on America U.S. Dept. of State Publication
Snapshot USA U.S. Dept. of State E-Journal June 2006
The United States in 2005: Who We Are Today U.S. Dept. of State E-Journal December 2004
Information on the 50 States
Explore the States (From: Library of Congress-American Library)
The National Anthem and Patriotic Songs
The National Anthem
America the Beautiful
God Bless America
God Bless the U.S.A
The Flag and National Floral Emblem
Facts About the U.S. Flag
The Star-Spangled Banner
from the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History
The National Floral Emblem:  Rose
Flag Code
Tile 36, Chapter 10 - Patriotic Customs (sections 170-174)
Title 4, Chapter 1 - The Flag (sections 1-3)
Title 18, Section 700 - Desecration of the Flag of the United States; penalties

An Outline of American Geography: U.S. Dept. of State Publication.
Considers the physical environment of the United States -- landforms, climate, soils, and vegetation -- in terms of its impact on the country's cultural, regional, and political development.

From Sea to Shining Sea: Geography and regional characteristics (From: Portrait of the USA)

National Geographic Society
National Geographic Society has become the largest nonprofit scientific and educational institution in the world since 1888. It has been the benchmark in magazine publishing with its breathtaking images from excellent photographers worldwide, trustworthy expert reportage, unmatched map service and vivid illustration.

The National Park Service Was Established (From: Library of Congress-America's Story)

U.S. National, State and City Maps
U.S. Map (courtesy Government Information Exchange) (57k)
Xpeditions Atlas Maps made for Printing and Copying (courtesy National Geographic)
Color Landform Maps (courtesy Johns Hopkins Univ.)
Maps and Directions: (courtesy Avis Corp.)
MapQuest (courtesy GeoSystems Global Corp.)

U.S. Gazetteer

U.S. Regions

Celebrate! Holidays in the USA
National Celebrations: Holidays in the United States  (From: Portrait of the USA)
An Overview of U.S. Holidays USINFO
Come Celebrate (From: Library of Congress-America's Story)

More American Holidays and Activities (From: Library of Congress-America's Story)

  Valentineˇ¦s Day
  St. Patrickˇ¦s Day
  The Holyoke St. Patrick's Day Parade
  April Foolsˇ¦Day
  Arbor Day
  Earth Day
  Flag Day
  Bird Day
  Motherˇ¦s Day
  Memorial Day
  Independence Day
  Pekin Fourth of July Parade
  Anoka, Minnesota: The Halloween Capital of the World
  Election Day
  Veterans Day
  Christmas Day
  Clement Moore Is Believed to Have Written "A Visit from St. Nicholas"
United States Bureau of Census
The Census Bureau serves as the leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy.
Statistical Abstract of the United States
The Statistical Abstract of the United States is the standard summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.
American Community Survey
American Community Survey is a new nationwide Survey designed to provide communities a fresh look at how they are changing.
FEDSTATS Demographics
USA Statistics in Brief  (courtesy U.S. Census Bureau)
Historical United States Census Data Browser
National Center for Health Statistics
Selected Topics on the U.S. Population (courtesy U.S. Census Bureau)
Social Statistics Briefing Room (courtesy White House)
Statistics: Dept. of State's Homepage

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