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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 Flag description13 equal horizontal stripes of red (top and bottom) alternating with white; there is a blue rectangle in the upper hoist-side corner bearing 50 small, white, five-pointed stars arranged in nine offset horizontal rows of six stars (top and bottom) alternating with rows of five stars; the 50 stars represent the 50 states, the 13 stripes represent the 13 original colonies; known as Old Glory; the design and colors have been the basis for a number of other flags, including Chile, Liberia, Malaysia, and Puerto Rico

Delaware Latitude Facts: 39.3498 and Delaware Longitude Facts: -75.5148

United States People Total fertility rate (children born/woman) 2.1 children born/woman (2008 estimate)

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)

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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)



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