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 Country name conventional long form: United States of America; conventional short form: United States; abbreviation: US or USA
South Carolina Latitude Facts: 33.8191 and South Carolina Longitude Facts: -80.9066
United States People Total fertility rate (children born/woman) 2.1 children born/woman (2008 estimate)
United States People Population below poverty line (%) 12% (2004 estimate)
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United States Government Political parties and leaders Democratic Party [Howard DEAN]; Green Party; Libertarian Party [William (Bill) REDPATH]; Republican Party [Robert M. (Mike) DUNCAN]