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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 Executive branch chief of state: President George W. BUSH (since 20 January 2001); Vice President Richard B. CHENEY (since 20 January 2001); note - the president is both the chief of state and head of government; head of government: President George W. BUSH (since 20 January 2001); Vice President Richard B. CHENEY (since 20 January 2001); cabinet: Cabinet appointed by the president with Senate approval; elections: president and vice president elected on the same ticket by a college of representatives who are elected directly from each state; president and vice president serve four-year terms (eligible for a second term); election last held 2 November 2004 (next to be held on 4 November 2008); election results: George W. BUSH reelected president; percent of popular vote - George W. BUSH 50.9%, John KERRY 48.1%, other 1.0%

South Carolina Latitude Facts: 33.8191 and South Carolina Longitude Facts: -80.9066

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)

South Carolina's County Facts:

Abbeville County Aiken County Allendale County Anderson County Bamberg County Barnwell County Beaufort County Berkeley County Calhoun County Charleston County Cherokee County Chester County Chesterfield County Clarendon County Colleton County Darlington County Dillon County Dorchester County Edgefield County Fairfield County Florence County Georgetown County Greenville County Greenwood County Hampton County Horry County Jasper County Kershaw County Lancaster County Laurens County Lee County Lexington County Marion County Marlboro County McCormick County Newberry County Oconee County Orangeburg County Pickens County Richland County Saluda County Spartanburg County Sumter County Union County Williamsburg County York County

United States Economy Economic aid - donor ODA, $23.53 billion (2006)



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