Buoyed by victories in World Wars I and II and the end of the Cold War in 1991, the US remains the world's most powerful nation state.
United States Government Legal system is the federal court system based on English common law; each state has its own unique legal system, of which all but one (Louisiana, which is still influenced by the Napoleonic Code) is based on English common law; judicial review of legislative acts; has not accepted compulsory ICJ jurisdiction.
Hawaii Latitude Facts: 21.1098 and Hawaii Longitude Facts: -157.5311
United States People Total fertility rate (children born/woman) 2.1 children born/woman (2008 estimate)
United States People Life expectancy at birth (years) total population: 78.14 years; male: 75.29 years; female: 81.13 years (2008 estimate)
United States People Population growth rate (%) 0.883% (2008 estimate)