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geography of the united states wikipedia - the term united states when used in the geographical sense is the contiguous united states the state of alaska the island state of hawaii the five insular territories of puerto rico northern mariana islands u s virgin islands guam and american samoa and minor outlying possessions the united states shares land borders with canada and mexico and maritime borders with russia cuba, history of the united states wikipedia - the history of the united states began with the settlement of indigenous people before 15 000 bc numerous cultures formed the arrival of christopher columbus in 1492 started the european colonization of the americas most colonies formed after 1600 by the 1770s thirteen british colonies contained 2 5 million people along the atlantic coast east of the appalachian mountains, a people s history of the united states howard zinn - a people s history of the united states howard zinn on amazon com free shipping on qualifying offers a wonderful splendid book a book that should be ready by every american student or otherwise, united states history map flag population - united states officially united states of america abbreviated u s or u s a byname america country in north america a federal republic of 50 states besides the 48 conterminous states that occupy the middle latitudes of the continent the united states includes the state of alaska at the northwestern extreme of north america and the island state of hawaii in the mid pacific ocean, a people s history of the united states - a note and a disclaimer the note this great book should really be read by everyone it is difficult to describe why it so great because it both teaches and inspires you really just have to read it, united kingdom history geography facts points of - ravenscraig castle kirkcaldy scotland malcolm fife the edinburgh photographic library the united kingdom retains links with parts of its former empire through the commonwealth it also benefits from historical and cultural links with the united states and is a member of the north atlantic treaty organization nato moreover the united kingdom became a member of the european union in 1973