Tourism In America

803 WordsJun 2, 20174 Pages
Byrd Williams The United States of America The United States of America is a country with 50 states. Alaska is located in the northwestern part of North America, and Hawaii extends the nation into the Pacific Ocean. The capitol is located in Washington D.C. and its coordinates are 38.9072° N, 77.0369° W. There are several bodies of water around the United States such as the Pacific Ocean, Gulf of Mexico, and Atlantic Ocean. The weather varies all over USA. Summers are hot and humid in the southern states and hot and dry in the southwestern areas. The country has flat plains, mountains in the west, and hills or low mountains in the east. Rugged mountains and river valleys are located in Alaska while rugged terrain and volcanoes are…show more content…
All of these things can lead to disasters like those listed above. The United States is affected greatly by its climate which varies throughout the country. The various climates make it really hard to grow crops all over the country, and this means people have to build a lot of farms all over the US. USA’s religion circumstances are pretty straight forward as far as freedom of religion. It is similar to Canada and Mexico as far as freedom of religion. The country is a great place to live in if you want to have a different religion while maintaining freedom of speech. One of the differences regarding religion in the USA is that more than half of the country is Protestant. For a country that has freedom of religion, the majority is a significant number. The USA’s GDP per capita is 55,836.79 USD since 2015. In 2016, the total U.S. trade deficit was $502 billion. That's because it imported $2.712 trillion of goods and services while exporting $2.209 trillion. Some natural resources in the US are natural gas, coal, uranium, copper, iron, phosphates, silver, gold, mercury, zinc, lead, bauxite, molybdenum, nickel, petroleum, and potash. These natural resources are scattered pretty evenly throughout the US. The top 20% of Americans own 85% of the country's wealth and the bottom 80% of the population own 15%. The employment rate in the United States of America has increased to 6.2% of the
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