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United States Introduction Background Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783.

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

Massachusetts Latitude Facts: 42.2373 and Massachusetts Longitude Facts: -71.5314

United States People HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate (%) 0.6% (2003 estimate)

United States People Literacy (%) definition: age 15 and over can read and write; total population: 99%; male: 99%; female: 99% (2003 estimate)

Massachusetts's County Facts:

Barnstable County Berkshire County Bristol County Dukes County Essex County Franklin County Hampden County Hampshire County Middlesex County Nantucket County Norfolk County Plymouth County Suffolk County Worcester 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