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 Constitution established on the 17th of September in 1787, effective 4 March 1789
North Dakota Latitude Facts: 47.5362 and North Dakota Longitude Facts: -99.793
United States People HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS 950,000 (2003 estimate)
United States People Nationality noun: American(s); adjective: American
Adams County Barnes County Benson County Billings County Bottineau County Bowman County Burke County Burleigh County Cass County Cavalier County Dickey County Divide County Dunn County Eddy County Emmons County Foster County Golden Valley County Grand Forks County Grant County Griggs County Hettinger County Kidder County Lamoure County Logan County McHenry County McIntosh County McKenzie County McLean County Mercer County Morton County Mountrail County Nelson County Oliver County Pembina County Pierce County Ramsey County Ransom County Renville County Richland County Rolette County Sargent County Sheridan County Sioux County Slope County Stark County Steele County Stutsman County Towner County Traill County Walsh County Ward County Wells County Williams County
United States People Sex ratio (male(s)/female) at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female; under 15 years: 1.05 male(s)/female; 15-64 years: 1 male(s)/female; 65 years and over: 0.72 male(s)/female; total population: 0.97 male(s)/female (2008 estimate)