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During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the original 13 as the nation expanded across the North American continent and acquired a number of overseas possessions.

United States Government Executive branch chief of state: President George W. BUSH (since 20 January 2001); Vice President Richard B. CHENEY (since 20 January 2001); note - the president is both the chief of state and head of government; head of government: President George W. BUSH (since 20 January 2001); Vice President Richard B. CHENEY (since 20 January 2001); cabinet: Cabinet appointed by the president with Senate approval; elections: president and vice president elected on the same ticket by a college of representatives who are elected directly from each state; president and vice president serve four-year terms (eligible for a second term); election last held 2 November 2004 (next to be held on 4 November 2008); election results: George W. BUSH reelected president; percent of popular vote - George W. BUSH 50.9%, John KERRY 48.1%, other 1.0%

Delaware Latitude Facts: 39.3498 and Delaware Longitude Facts: -75.5148

United States Government National holiday is Independence Day, 4th of July (1776)

United States People Life expectancy at birth (years) total population: 78.14 years; male: 75.29 years; female: 81.13 years (2008 estimate)

Delaware's County Facts:

Kent County New Castle County Sussex County

United States Economy Budget revenues: $2.568 trillion; expenditures: $2.73 trillion (2007 estimate)



CIT.DIRECTORY Source: CIA - The World Factbook - https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2028.html