Massachusetts Facts Info Stuff
Facts Info Stuff MA Massachusetts
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 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.
Massachusetts Latitude Facts: 42.2373 and Massachusetts Longitude Facts: -71.5314
United States Government National holiday is Independence Day, 4th of July (1776)
United States People Infant mortality rate (deaths/1,000 live births) total: 6.3 deaths/1,000 live births; male: 6.95 deaths/1,000 live births; female: 5.62 deaths/1,000 live births (2008 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 Currency (code) US dollar (USD)