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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 - Government type Constitution-based federal republic; strong democratic tradition

Maine Latitude Facts: 44.6074 and Maine Longitude Facts: -69.3977

United States People HIV/AIDS - deaths 17,011 (2005 estimate)

United States People Median age (years )total: 36.7 years; male: 35.4 years; female: 38.1 years (2008 estimate)

Maine's County Facts:

Androscoggin County Aroostook County Cumberland County Franklin County Hancock County Kennebec County Knox County Lincoln County Oxford County Penobscot County Piscataquis County Sagadahoc County Somerset County Waldo County Washington County York County

United States Economy Agriculture - products wheat, corn, other grains, fruits, vegetables, cotton; beef, pork, poultry, dairy products; fish; forest products



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