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United States of America
Established in 1776
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Capital Washington, D.C.
Government Biden regime
Language English (unofficial)
President Joe Biden
Vice President Kamala Harris
Current Conservative Leader Donald Trump
Area 3,796,742 sq mi
Population 331,449,281 (2020)
GDP $22.675 trillion (2021)
GDP per capita $68,309 (2021)
Currency United States Dollar (USD)

The United States of America[1] is a federal and constitutional republic[2] of fifty states, a capitol district, and fifteen territories. It is a prosperous and relatively conservative and Christian nation, based on the second longest-running Constitution in history (behind only San Marino). Located on the North American continent, it is bound by Canada to the north, Mexico to the south, the Pacific Ocean to the west, and the Atlantic Ocean to the east. Founded originally as 13 colonies in the British Empire, Britain's American colonies formally broke with the mother country on July 4, 1776, with the Declaration of Independence.[3] Britain recognized the independence of the new nation, the United States of America, in the 1783 Treaty of Paris, which ended the American Revolutionary War. Shortly thereafter, in 1787, the United States Constitution was written in 1787 and subsequently ratified the following year, as grounded on republican political principles.

The United States Constitution remains in effect today, albeit with several amendments since then. The Americans created political parties and, since abolishing slavery in a bloody civil war (1861–65), instituted a form of government guided by the rule of law rather than the desires of a majority of voters. According to the U.S. Constitution written by America's Founding Fathers, the United States is a Constitutional Republic that functions as a representative democracy. America derives many of its policies from Christian Principles and the logic behind the Bible, including unalienable rights and natural law (see the section on Natural Law, below). Many people view America as holding a special place among nations, due to its foundations in liberty and justice. Contrary to globalist and open borders talking points, the United States is not a "nation of immigrants", but a "nation of citizens".[4]

America's free market economy grew rapidly, becoming the largest in the world by the late 1800s, and gaining global influence. New York City became the largest city in the world at that time. Between 1791 and 1959, 37 new states were added to the original 13 as the nation expanded across the North American continent and acquired a number of overseas possessions. After defeating the Soviet Union in the Cold War, the U.S. emerged as the world's only superpower, having the world's largest economy and the world's most powerful military. It exerts enormous cultural and intellectual influence worldwide, and in return is the target of the enemies of democracy and capitalism.

The capital of the United States of America is Washington, D.C., and the largest city is New York City.


March for Life, Washington, DC.

Population: 331,449,281 (2020)

Ethnic groups: white 79.96%, black 12.85%, Asian 4.43%, Amerindian and Alaska native 0.97%, native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 0.18%, two or more races 1.61% (July 2007 estimate) note: a separate listing for Hispanic is not included because the US Census Bureau considers Hispanic to mean persons of Spanish/Hispanic/Latino origin including those of Mexican, Cuban, Puerto Rican, Dominican Republic, Spanish, and Central or South American origin living in the US who may be of any race or ethnic group (white, black, Asian, etc.); about 15.1% of the total US population is Hispanic [5]

In 2010, around 400,000 illegal immigrants were deported. The Pew Hispanic Center, a nonpartisan research organization in Washington, estimates 11.5 million to 12 million "unauthorized migrants" live in the US today.[6] This total vastly expanded to approximately 20 million illegal aliens due to the open border policy of the Biden Administration from 2021-2024.

Although the diverse group of immigrants that have come to the U.S. speak many languages, English is the traditional unifying language of the United States and is necessary for full civic and cultural participation.

"U.S. Catholic population shows growth, trends southward".[7] See: United States, immigration and the growth of religion in the USA in the latter part of the 21st century

The religious affiliation of the United States is summarized in the following table.[8]

Religion Percentage
Independent Christian 23.2%
Roman Catholic 19.6%
Protestant (including Anglican) 18.9%
unaffiliated Christian 16.5%
Mormon/Jehovah's Witnesses 3.3%
Jewish 1.9%
Orthodox 1.8%
Muslim 1.6%
Buddhist 0.9%
Other 12.3%


Forty-eight of the fifty United States form a regional grouping known as the contiguous United States, bordering both the North Atlantic Ocean and the North Pacific Ocean and lying between Canada and Mexico. Two of the fifty states, Alaska and Hawaii, are not contiguous with any of the other states. Alaska is located to the northwest of Canada and lies across the Bering Strait from the Russian Federation. Hawaii is an archipelago located in the North Pacific Ocean. Puerto Rico, which is largely self-governing, is a commonwealth and is considered part of the U.S., as are several smaller territories in the Pacific Ocean, such as Guam. Each of the 50 states has a large degree of sovereignty, but the boundaries are debated and shift slightly every year.

At over 3.7 million square miles (over 9.6 million km²), the U.S. (including its non-contiguous and overseas states and territories) is the third largest country by total area (after Russia and Canada). It is the world's third most populous nation, with over 350 million people (after China and India).

Mt. McKinley, Alaska, is the highest point in North America and Death Valley, California, is the lowest point on the continent.[9]

Most American cities, such as Los Angeles or New York City, are ugly, partly due to the massive inner-city crime within their boundaries and their failed leftist leadership which has ruined the quality of life.


See also: History of the United States

Natural Law

Many people familiar with the American Revolution do not realize that America is based on Natural Law. As Cleon Skousen points out: "Most modern Americans have never studied Natural Law. They are therefore mystified by the constant reference to Natural Law by the Founding Fathers.[10]

Natural Law recognizes that certain laws are natural; that is, these laws naturally existing pre-date the existence of governments. Natural Law[s] generally indicate the existence of natural rights as well, which John Locke writes about in his book Two Treatises of Government. The writings of John Locke are mentioned several times in both the Constitutional Convention as well as The Federalist Papers. Natural Law is not only something that was very well understood by the generation that would become the Founding Fathers, but it was also well recognized by the generations preceding the founding generation. Those generations that landed on the shores of America, most of whom were seeking religious liberty. The relationship between Liberty, Natural Law, and God can be seen in many of the documents preceding the founding, such as the dedication given at the Liberty Tree by a son of liberty named Silas Downer, as well as the first written constitution of the 13 colonies, Connecticut's Fundamental Orders

American Revolution

For a more detailed treatment, see American Revolution.

Washington, Chief of the Continental Army, is shown crossing the Delaware River.

The American Revolution exploded from fears the British Empire was trying to restrict the historic rights and liberties of Americans. The British victory in the French and Indian War ended the threat that foreign powers might attack the colonies; Britain's protection was no longer needed. At the same time, Britain decided to assert its powers by imposing taxes. The taxes (as on stamps, sugar, and tea) were not large but the principle was simple: Americans insisted their own legislatures could impose taxes but not Parliament, because Americans were not represented there. "No taxation without representation!" and "Don't tread on me" became common phrases in America by the American people, but the British refused over and over again to accept it. London sent in troops when Boston protested vehemently, and Americans organized shadow governments in every colony.

The Americans were adopting a new political philosophy, called republicanism, which stressed civic virtue, fear of corruption, and disdain for aristocracy (there were no aristocrats in America apart from occasional British visitors). Republicanism alerted Americans to their constitutional rights as Englishmen – one right was that the people, through their elected officials, set the taxes and upheld law. Constitutionally, to Americans their "elected officials" were not represented in the British Parliament, it meant having their own colonial legislatures. The British replied haughtily toward this desire from the Americans, going so far as to suggest America was "virtually represented" by the British Parliament in some way or form.

Boston Tea Party

For a more detailed treatment, see Boston Tea Party.

The British Parliament's idea of representation in America fueled their desire to increase taxes on Americans. The tax on stamps in 1765 incited near rebellion, as the 13 separate colonies began meeting together and sharing their grievances. The stamp tax was repealed but others followed, especially the tax on tea. In response, Americans boycotted tea and merchants refused to order it, except in Boston. There, a well-organized group of patriots dumped the tea in the harbor, historically known as the Boston Tea Party. These events infuriated London, so they sent troops to North America and stripped Massachusetts of its self-government and suspended the historic rights the colonists were so proud of.

Thirteen Colonies

For a more detailed treatment, see Thirteen Colonies.
Population of 13 colonies in 1750

The thirteen original colonies began organizing shadow governments, called "Committees of Correspondence," which prepared the Americans for the day "patriots" (or "Whigs," as they called themselves) could assume all functions of local government. That day came when the British sent troops from Boston to seize gunpowder in an attempt to dismantle a potential revolt, and the American patriots gathered there to defend their liberty. These patriots were known as the American "Minutemen," a well-trained militia, and had planned for this day at Lexington and Concord. When the militia clashed with the elite British troops, they soundly defeated them, prompting a historic backlash from Britain. The American Revolution had begun.

The thirteen colonies, organized as the "First Continental Congress," became a national government as the shadow governments in each colony took control and ousted all royal officials. Congress set up a Continental Army and gave the command to an American hero and Virginia's leader, George Washington. George Washington took charge in Boston, and he forced the British to leave in the spring of 1776. All 13 colonies were at this point in control of the American Patriots, and they listened as Tom Paine explained Common Sense principles, proudly boasting of America's strength and its power as a new nation. America, in its own right as an individual nation no longer needed nor wanted a foreign King. Congress called on the colonies to become States and to write new State constitutions. On July 4, 1776, Congress unanimously declared the independence of a new nation, the United States of America. Up until this time, the colonies were known as the "United Colonies". On September 9th, 1776, the Continental Congress voted to change the name of the country to the "United States of America".

France in the American Revolutionary War

King George III could not abide the insolent Americans and he sent his small army and large navy to America in an attempt to reconquer his lost colonies. They were able to recapture New York City, but the King's failure to spread elsewhere greatly outweighed this small victory. The powerful Royal Navy gave the British command of the seas and the ability to land troops anywhere and capture any specific place, but the shortage of British soldiers, and the very long 3000-mile supply line, meant that the British could only hold a few points at any one time. Hiring German soldiers (Hessians) was necessary, but they were not enough, for the Patriots always had more available soldiers. The British expectations that Loyalists would rise up and overthrow the Patriots was a chimera; the Loyalists did provide some help to British invasion forces but were never strong enough to operate on their own or control any territory.

France, humiliated by Britain in the 1760s, was stronger in the late 1770s than it was a decade earlier and wanted revenge against the British for their past woes. Thus, the French secretly armed and financed the Americans. Lafayette, a French general in the American Revolutionary War, served in the Continental Army under George Washington. He convinced France to send their first naval and land forces to the Americas and participated in defending Richmond, Virginia from Benedict Arnold and in the battle of Yorktown, Virginia; Lafayette contributed in no slight degree toward the grand result.

In 1777, the British sent a large army to invade New York and cut off the revolutionary states of New England. The plan was a disaster as the American militia captured the entire British invasion force at Saratoga. Encouraged by diplomat Benjamin Franklin, the French recognized the United States as an independent nation, signed a treaty of alliance, and entered the war against Britain. Later, the treaty extended to Spain and the Netherlands as allies to America; Britain's diplomacy was disjointed that it had no allies at all, and was militarily matched or surpassed by America and its new allies. The British invasion of the South in 1780-81 was designed to bring out Loyalist support, but it failed and the second major British army was captured at the Battle of Yorktown. The British Parliament revolted at their reckless king and his incompetent government and sued for peace, which was achieved on terms favorable to the U.S. in 1783. About 20% of the Loyalists moved to Canada, but many stayed in America, and the new peaceful nation resumed its rapid growth.

New Nation

Albert Bierstadt, Looking Down Yosemite-Valley, 1865.

In 1783, when the Treaty of Paris concluded the War of Independence, the American population totaled some three million citizens and slaves living on about one million square miles of land. Tens of thousands of Native Americans also lived in the Northwest Territory and the Southwest.

The Thirteen original states are Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts (including maine), New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina and Virginia. In 1790, an agreement between supporters of Jefferson and those of Alexander Hamilton resulted in the creation of the District of Columbia from part of Maryland; it has served as the national capital since 1800. The remainder of the 1783 territory was eventually organized as the states of Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi and Alabama.

Westward Expansion

Territorial acquisitions such as the Thirteen Colonies, the Louisiana Purchase, and British and Spanish Cession.

In 1803, French first consul Napoleon Bonaparte took advantage of a lull in his war with Great Britain to sell the Louisiana Territory to the United States, more than doubling the nation's land area. This territory would later be organized as the states of Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri, Arkansas, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana proper. President Jefferson commissioned Lewis and Clark to explore the new territory from 1802 to 1804.

The U.S. seized, then purchased Florida from Spain in 1819. Texas joined the United States in 1845 after winning its revolution against Mexico.

Map Leading Group by County, 2000.

After the victory in the Mexican-American War of 1846-48, the U.S. purchased via the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo territory that became the states of California, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona. In 1846 the U.S. and Britain agreed that the 49th Parallel (degree of latitude) would serve as the boundary between the U. S. and British Columbia (now part of Canada). The American portion became the states of Washington, Oregon and Idaho.

Civil War

For a more detailed treatment, see American Civil War.
An issue that had been left unresolved at the Constitutional Convention was slavery. The South's largely agricultural economy depended on slave labor to work its cotton and tobacco plantations. The North was more heavily industrialized, and slavery was outlawed in northern states. After a series of failed compromises, the South broke away to form the Confederate States of America, following the election of President Abraham Lincoln of the new Republican Party in the election of 1860. Four long years of war ended in the spring of 1865 with the surrender of Confederate generals Robert E. Lee at Appomattox, Virginia and Joseph E. Johnston at Durham, North Carolina.

America Acquires an Empire

In 1867, the U.S. purchased Alaska from Russia. It became a state in 1959.

Hawaii became an independent republic in 1894 and voluntarily joined the U.S. in 1898, becoming a state in 1960.

As a result of the Spanish-American War, the United States took control of the Philippines and annexed Puerto Rico and Guam. The Philippines became independent in 1946 after the U.S. reconquered the islands from Japan in World War II. Puerto Rico has occasionally held a referendum that ratified its continuing unique "Commonwealth" status as part of the United States. The residents of Puerto Rico are U.S. citizens. Guam continues as a U.S.-owned territory with full citizenship for its inhabitants. The people of Puerto Rico and Guam have a vote in presidential primaries and a voice, but not a vote, in Congress, but they can travel to U.S. cities without a passport.

The Constitution and Politics in the United States

The drafting committee presenting the Declaration of Independence to the Continental Congress, painted by John Trumbull 1817–1819.

Between 1776 and 1788, the United States was governed according to the Articles of Confederation. The Founding Fathers formally established the current structure of the United States by ratification of the U.S. Constitution in 1788. Since 1789, that constitution has been the basic governing document. America's Founding Fathers understood that a democracy is always in flux and given to “mob rule,”[11] while a republic is fixed and stable, resting on “the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God.” Because of the uncertainty of democracy, Benjamin Rush — a signer of the Declaration of Independence — wrote: “A simple democracy is one of the greatest of evils.”[12]

Sovereignty in America comes from the citizenry (self-governance), and the basic political values are called "republicanism," (not to be confused with the Republican Party,) especially the commitment to civic virtue and civic duty, and opposition to corruption and aristocracy. Popular political parties emerged in the United States in the 1790s; currently, the two major political parties are the Democratic Party, and the Republican Party. Minor parties are of little importance overall but can be useful in pushing certain topics to the public eye.

States within the United States must have their own individual Constitutions as well, which usually adhere to that individual State's understanding of Natural Law, however, the supreme rule of the United States Constitution takes precedence.[13]

Contrary to popular belief, especially among liberals, the United States is not a democracy and was never intended to be one.[2]

The Role of Religion in Government

For a more detailed treatment, see Religion and U.S. Government.

The Role of Religion in Government, more commonly known as Separation of Church vs State, or just simply Church vs State, is the issue of whether church and state should be separated. Liberals want the Church and State completely separated, but Conservatives want the Church and State to interact. The Supreme Court was in favor of separating church and state (4 liberals + John Roberts, thus a 5-majority), but, because of the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett, the Court would be against it, as Barrett is not in favor of the separation of church and state[14], one of the possible reasons is that Barrett is a devout Catholic.


For a more detailed treatment, see United States Federal Government.

The White House, the official home and workplace of the President of the United States of America.


The U.S. government has three branches, the Legislative Branch, the Executive Branch, and the Judicial Branch.

Legislative Branch

The United States legislative branch of government is a bicameral Congress, which consists of the Senate (100 seats, 2 members are elected from each state by popular vote to serve six-year terms; one-third are elected every two years) and the House of Representatives (435 seats; members are directly elected by popular vote to serve two-year terms).

Executive Branch

  • Chief of state: The President of the United States is both the chief of state and head of government
  • Head of government: President of the United States; Vice President of the United States
  • Cabinet: Cabinet appointed by the president with Senate approval
  • Elections: The president and vice president serve four-year terms (eligible for a second term)
Foreign policy
See also: American foreign policy

Prior to NATO expansion beginning in the 1990s, John Quincy Adams laid out the specifics of American foreign policy, saying America does not go "abroad in search of monsters to destroy."[15]

The United States Navy official Digital Ambassador Harpy Daniels.[16] See also: Essay: How I found my American patriotism again and began to appreciate the West more.

The NATO war in Ukraine exposed the weakness of the U.S. and European military industrial base.[17] The United States and NATO have lost their ability to produce essential ammunition and armored vehicles required to sustain combat.[18][19][20] While the United States has the most expensive military in the world, it is totally unprepared to fight a peer-to-peer first-world power.[21] The U.S. is no longer the industrial behemoth that churned out tanks, planes, aircraft carriers, destroyers and bombs in the Second World War.[22]

The US military lost in Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan, and hasn't won a major war since 1945.[23] The United States military is not designed to win wars;[24] rather, it is designed to make profits for the military industrial complex out of the pockets of U.S. taxpayers.[25] American national security is in the hands of private sector corporations.[26][27] This likely is the legacy of the ideological struggles of the Cold War.[28][29]

The Pentagon did not determine in advance who, how, when and with what forces would repair armored vehicles damaged in battle in Ukraine. Pentagon General Robert Storch revealed that planning in relation to military equipment supplied to Ukraine was totally inadequate, No provision was made for maintenance and spare parts. Continued operation of Patriot missile systems or Bradley Fighting Vehicles could not be guaranteed. According to Storch, the lack of such planning: "jeopardized Ukraine's ability to fight effectively using US-provided equipment" For its normal maintenance, trained specialists had to be in the field, but there is no information in the documents that the equipment given to the Ukrainian Armed Forces units completed a full course of engineering training for these types of equipment. Discharged American soldiers, fighting in Ukrainian mercenary units, operated the systems.

The Pentagon reported that the United States military missed its recruiting goal by a combined total of 41,000 personnel across its various branches in 2023.[30] The U.S. Army had an 8.4% reduction in its ranks, the U.S. Navy a 3% reduction, the U.S. Air Force a decrease of 4%, and the U.S. Marine Corps a decrease of 5%. The Defense Dept blames the failures on obesity and a lack of patriotism among Gen Zers.[31] Active duty personnel have taken to social media in what has been described at the "TikTok mutiny" to discourage enlistment by complaining about “no privacy," "the pay sucks," "sh*tty food," "disrespectful leadership", being pushed to stay in shape, and their freedoms being “suppressed".[32]

Nuclear doctrine

American military planners have quietly disposed of the Doctrine of Mutual Assured Destruction and now believe they can win a nuclear war with a nuclear first strike. The doctrine of America initiating, surviving, and "winning" nuclear war is known as the doctrine of "Nuclear Primacy".[33] American military planners believe they can knock out Moscow's command and control center before Russian leadership has an opportunity to react. While in most scenarios military planners understand the North American homeland and civilian population will take a hit, they believe portions of the US can ultimately survive and prevail.

Of course, destroying Russia with a thousand nuclear weapons would also destroy much of the world's food production, alter the climate and cause millions of refugees to flow out of Russia, but the United States would win the war.

Judicial Branch

For a more detailed treatment, see Supreme Court of the United States.

The United States Supreme Court consists of nine justices, nominated by the president and confirmed with the advice and consent of the Senate. The judicial branch also includes the United States Circuit Courts of Appeal and the United States District Courts. Article III, Section 1, of the U.S. Constitution, provides that judges serve "during good Behavior," i.e., until they resign, die, or are impeached. The Supreme Court's decision in Marbury v. Madison established judicial review, whereby the federal courts have the power to declare federal and state laws and actions of the executive branch of the federal or state government unconstitutional.


See also: United States and innovation and Labor productivity rate of the United States

The US has the largest and most technologically powerful economy in the world, with a very high GDP per capita of $68,309 (2021). In this market-oriented economy, private individuals and business firms make most of the decisions, and the federal and state governments buy needed goods and services predominantly in the private marketplace. American business firms enjoy greater flexibility than their counterparts in China, Europe, and Japan in decisions to expand capital plants, lay off surplus workers, and develop new products. At the same time, they face higher barriers to entering their rivals' home markets than foreign firms face entering US markets. US firms are at or near the forefront of technological advances, especially in computers and in medical, aerospace, and military equipment; their advantage has narrowed since the end of World War II, mostly due to the economic explosion of China.

In terms of the quality of its labor, the U.S. labor market is in line with those of other developed countries.[34] See: Labor productivity rate of the United States

The onrush of technology largely explains the gradual development of a "two-tier labor market" in which those at the bottom lack the education and the professional/technical skills of those at the top and, more and more, fail to get comparable pay raises, health insurance coverage, and other benefits. Unfortunately, China remains both the banker and salesman to the United States' role as a buyer and debtor. This will not end well for the United States, Republican president or not. Since 1975, practically all the gains in household income have gone to the top 20% of households. The war in March–April 2003 between a US-led coalition and Iraq, and the subsequent occupation of Iraq, required major shifts in national resources to the military. Soaring oil prices between 2005 and the first half of 2008 threatened inflation and unemployment, as higher gasoline prices ate into consumers' budgets. Imported oil accounts for about 60% of US consumption. Long-term problems include inadequate investment in economic infrastructure, rapidly rising medical and pension costs of an aging population, sizable trade deficits and budget deficits, and stagnation of family income in the lower economic groups. War and war propaganda are two of America's chief industries and exports.

"American Progress," painting by John Gast, 1872.

The merchandise trade deficit reached a record $840 billion in 2008 before shrinking to $506 billion in 2009, and ramping back up to $630 billion in 2010. The global economic downturn, the subprime mortgage crisis, investment bank failures, falling home prices, and tight credit pushed the United States into a recession by mid-2008. GDP contracted until the third quarter of 2009, making this the deepest and longest downturn since the Great Depression. To help stabilize financial markets, the US Congress established a $700 billion Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) in October 2008. The government used some of these funds to purchase equity in US banks and other industrial corporations, much of which had been returned to the government by early 2011.

In January 2009 the US Congress passed and President Barack Obama signed a bill providing an additional $787 billion fiscal stimulus to be used over 10 years - two-thirds on additional spending and one-third on tax cuts - to promote a more government-regulated economy. Approximately two-thirds of these socialist funds were injected into the economy by the end of 2010. In March 2010, President Obama signed the Patient Protection and the Affordable Care Act, in order to promote government-controlled healthcare. In July 2010, the President signed the DODD-FRANK Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, a bill designed to promote a government-controlled Wall Street, ending taxpayer bailouts of financial firms, taxing the troubled banks that are "too big to fail," and promoting accountability and transparency against the financial system - in particular, by requiring certain financial derivatives to be traded in markets that are subject to government regulation and oversight.

In November 2010, in an attempt to keep interest rates from rising and snuffing out the nascent recovery, the US Federal Reserve Bank (The Fed) announced that it would purchase $600 billion worth of US Government bonds by June 2011.

However, in November 2017, President Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, promoting in-nation jobs, lowering the sky-high tax rate of 35% to a moderate rate of 20%, and less government regulation of the economy, allowing the US economy to flourish.

The United States is the leading industrial power in the world, highly diversified and technologically advanced; petroleum, steel, motor vehicles, aerospace, telecommunications, chemicals, electronics, food processing, consumer goods, lumber, mining. [35]

Economic History

The Migration of the Negro by Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941.

In 1820, the United States had the ninth-largest economy. In only 50 years, the US economy was the world's fourth-largest. In 1900, the United States had the world's largest economy. In 1929, during the Great Depression, the US economy crashed, but no country overtook the U.S., since America was way off five countries fighting for the 2nd place, the Soviet Union, Germany, France, the United Kingdom, and China. In 1959, according to IMF data[36], the US economy hit $500 billion. In just 10 short years, the US economy reached $1 trillion. It doubled again in 8 years, getting to $2 trillion in 1979. Under the Reagan administration, the US got to $4 trillion in just 5 years, in 1984. It took 12 years to get to $8 trillion in 1996, but the major $10 trillion milestone was reached in 2000. The US slowed down dramatically, taking 11 years to just multiply by 1.5, getting to $15 trillion in 2011. The $20 trillion milestone was reached in 2018, but it stayed stuck in 2020, due to the CCP virus. It is projected to reach $30 trillion by 2030, but will get bumped down by most forecasts, due to the economic explosion from China, which is being cheered on by the mainstream media.[37]

Decoupling refers to restricting and terminating certain trade relationships with the Chinese Communist Party. Decoupling, however, is not limited merely to commerce. It will affect student exchange programs as students from China are hand-selected by the Chinese Communist Party and expected to serve the party upon graduation without becoming infected with ideas such as democracy, justice, and religion while in the United States. American students studying in China likewise are targeted for compromise, blackmail, and ideological subversion.

Growth of the national debt of the United States

The United States is consistent in the growth of the money supply reflected in its GNP over decades and its recovery from stimulus spending has occurred largely as a result of Keynesian economics, printing money, and piling on the national debt.[38][39][40]

Flag Description

The United States flag

For a more detailed treatment, see Flag of the United States of America.

Thirteen 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 might have been the basis for a number of other flags, including Chile, Liberia, Malaysia, and Puerto Rico.

See also

Julian Alden Weir, Afternoon by the Pond, ca. 1908-1909.


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