Buoyed by victories in World Wars I and II and the end of the Cold War in 1991, the US remains the world's most powerful nation state.
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.
South Carolina Latitude Facts: 33.8191 and South Carolina Longitude Facts: -80.9066
United States People Age structure (%) 0-14 years: 20.1% (male 31,257,108/female 29,889,645); 15-64 years: 67.1% (male 101,825,901/female 102,161,823); 65 years and over: 12.7% (male 16,263,255/female 22,426,914) (2008 estimate)
United States People Median age (years )total: 36.7 years; male: 35.4 years; female: 38.1 years (2008 estimate)
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United States Economy Current account balance-$731.2 billion (2007 estimate)