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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 Country name conventional long form: United States of America; conventional short form: United States; abbreviation: US or USA

Rhode Island Latitude Facts: 41.6772 and Rhode Island Longitude Facts: -71.5101

United States People Ethnic groups (%) white 79.96%, black 12.85%, Asian 4.43%, Amerindian and Alaska native 0.97%, native Hawaiian and other Pacific islander 0.18%, two or more races 1.61% (July 2007 estimate); note: a separate listing for Hispanic is not included because the US Census Bureau considers Hispanic to mean a person of Latin American descent (including persons of Cuban, Mexican, or Puerto Rican origin) living in the US who may be of any race or ethnic group (white, black, Asian, etc.); about 15.1% of the total US population is Hispanic

United States People Population below poverty line (%) 12% (2004 estimate)

Rhode Island's County Facts:

Bristol County Kent County Newport County Providence County Washington County

United States Government Suffrage 18 years of age; universal



CIT.DIRECTORY Source: CIA - The World Factbook - https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2028.html