The economy is marked by steady growth, low unemployment and inflation, and rapid advances in technology.
United States Government Flag description13 equal horizontal stripes of red (top and bottom) alternating with white; there is a blue rectangle in the upper hoist-side corner bearing 50 small, white, five-pointed stars arranged in nine offset horizontal rows of six stars (top and bottom) alternating with rows of five stars; the 50 stars represent the 50 states, the 13 stripes represent the 13 original colonies; known as Old Glory; the design and colors have been the basis for a number of other flags, including Chile, Liberia, Malaysia, and Puerto Rico
Maryland Latitude Facts: 39.0724 and Maryland Longitude Facts: -76.7902
United States People Birth rate (births/1,000 population) 14.18 births/1,000 population (2008 estimate)
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United States Economy Budget revenues: $2.568 trillion; expenditures: $2.73 trillion (2007 estimate)