During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the original 13 as the nation expanded across the North American continent and acquired a number of overseas possessions.
United States Government - Government type Constitution-based federal republic; strong democratic tradition
Michigan Latitude Facts: 43.3504 and Michigan Longitude Facts: -84.5603
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)
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United States Government Suffrage 18 years of age; universal