Talk:United States of America
Longest running constitution?
Not true. The San Marino constitution is MUCH older, dating to 1600 AD.
--Farmer88 09:13, 20 May 2012 (EDT)
Various indexes don't rank the USA as the most free nation, the economic freedom index produced by the cato institute has the US at number 10, [] and The Heritage foundation [] also has the US at 10. The democratic index produced by The Economist Intelligence Unit places the US at 17th place, based on the catagories: electoral process and pluralism; civil liberties; the functioning of government; political participation; and political culture. []