The two most traumatic experiences in the nation's history were the Civil War (1861-65), in which a northern Union of states defeated a secessionist Confederacy of 11 southern slave states, and the Great Depression of the 1930s, an economic downturn during which about a quarter of the labor force lost its jobs.
United States Government Constitution established on the 17th of September in 1787, effective 4 March 1789
Arkansas Latitude Facts: 34.9513 and Arkansas Longitude Facts: -92.3809
United States People Age structure (%) 0-14 years: 20.1% (male 31,257,108/female 29,889,645); 15-64 years: 67.1% (male 101,825,901/female 102,161,823); 65 years and over: 12.7% (male 16,263,255/female 22,426,914) (2008 estimate)
United States People Net migration rate (migrant(s)/1,000 population) 2.92 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2008 estimate)
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United States Economy Budget revenues: $2.568 trillion; expenditures: $2.73 trillion (2007 estimate)