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What makes the United States of America unique

Answer (1 of 71): Go for it. Seriously. You got an idea? you got the money? go ahead and try it. Screw what everyone else says, if you want to make it happen, this is the America so you go right ahead. There is only one rule: Make sure …

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Is it 'the USA' or only 'USA'

Answer (1 of 6): In common parlance both inside and outside “the USA” the A is usually unnecessary. Especially outside America both expat Americans and 90+ percent of non Americans will just say “the US” or sometimes “America”. No one is confused in Thailand, Uganda. New Zealand, or Bolivia about

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Does the USA have 50 or 52 states

Answer (1 of 273): Fascinating question. Although there are a couple of candidates, it’s possible that the current 50 we have now might be the final number for a long, long time, although I suspect it’s a close call. One thing to consider is that the …

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Is the USA a nation or a federation of states

Answer (1 of 8): He is both right and wrong. The United States is both a federation of states, and a nation. I'll borrow the definition from Wikipedia here, since it's accurate: A state is a type of polity that is an organized political community living under a single system of government. Sta

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Is there any difference between USA and US

Answer (1 of 41): United States (U.S.) and United States of America (U.S.A.), both refer to a federal republic that consists of fifty states and a federal district. Therefore, there is no difference between the two. Some people may think that U.S. and U.S.A. both refer to …

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Is the USA a part of North America or South America

Answer (1 of 16): This is an interesting question in the following sense. People from the United States, Canada, and most of Europe consider the United States to be part of North America, and that United States citizens are “Americans.” However, the viewpoint of …

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Is the USA that dangerous

Answer (1 of 20): Please look at this: List of countries by intentional homicide rate - Wikipedia One of the most common misconceptions I have seen here on Quora is the assumption that the USA is a really, really dangerous place “BECAUSE EVERYONE HAS A …

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Why is the USA the only country with states

Answer (1 of 56): It’s not. In fact, the country directly to the south of the United States has the official name Estados Unidos Mexicanos—United Mexican States. Right off the top of my head, I know that the subdivisions of the Federative Republic of Brazil are also known as …

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Is the US a terrorist state

Answer (1 of 43): I know that most people will not support my contentions but here they are: 1/ YES! America is a terrorist nation! 2/ They became one soon after WWII when they started to realise that they were the most powerful nation on Earth. …

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What does 'usa' written in spray paint on the streets

Answer (1 of 6): If you see a white USA in the street near an intersection, with an arrow aiming at the sidewalk, and an X on the sidewalk check to see if there are other USA markings and X markings for the other corners. If there are that intersection …

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Were African Americans the only slaves in the USA

Answer (1 of 13): Were African Americans the only slaves in the USA? No, the 13th Amendment of the US constitution explicitly allows penal labour including slavery or involuntary servitude. Millions of non black persons have also therefore been slaves in …

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What is the capital of the United States of America

Answer (1 of 118): The political capital of the United States of America is the city of Washington, which is located in the District of Columbia, a federally-controlled region belonging to no state and located on the banks of the Potomac River, between Virginia and Maryland, on the East Coast.

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Are the states in USA considered countries

Answer (1 of 14): I’m going to preface my answer by stating I’m neither a scholar of US Law, nor Political Science. I’m simply an American citizen who lives in the state of Georgia. What is a state in that context? It’s an entity that has governmental organs, can create its …

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What is the American equivalent to companies house

Answer (1 of 3): A2A In the U.S., formation of corporations and other business entities takes place at the state, rather than national, level (plus the District of Columbia). The relevant state agency typically is called the Secretary of State, the Department of Corporations, or something simil

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How to find a job in USA

Answer (1 of 11): It is very easy to find your relevant jobs in USA where an one of the Indian site help you better to find the job and also the corresponding details. Click here to find the Latest IT Job Vacancies in New York Metro Area

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What is standard usage in business: US, U.S.A., or USA

Answer (1 of 6): In the modern ways of business correspondence, there is no longer a need to spell out as "the United States of America." "United States" is no longer as popular in use as before, but is sometimes required for clarity. Generally, "US" (more commonly in …

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Which is better to live in

Answer (1 of 633): Answering as someone who has lived in UK (1 year) and USA (3 years now) but is not a native of any of these 2 countries. 1. Public Transport - UK has better public transport than USA, In the USA it is very difficult to manage without a car. I …

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Is USA Today biased

Answer (1 of 28): Yes, USA Today is a Progressive, Left-leaning media source and they also have a fack-check site that cannot even be consistent with their own “fact-checked” facts. In one hot topic where Joe Biden calls Trump supporters the “dregs of …

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Which is the biggest building in the USA

Answer (1 of 14): All the other answers are wrong. The largest contiguous building structure in the USA is not the Pentagon, nor the Tesla factory, nor the Willis (Sears) Tower or Freedom Tower, it’s: The New York city Subway System. This is indeed a …

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Which is the better place to live: Canada or the USA

Answer (1 of 418): Neither. New Zealand. We don’t call it “God’s Own Country” for nothing. Although I have some Canadian friends, and it seems like a nice place. You’d have to be crazy to live in the USA. World’s worst healthcare, terrible corruption, racism - …

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Which smartphones are made in the USA

Answer (1 of 25): I think by “made” in America you mean “manufactured” in America, the answer is NONE! There are USA companies that SELL smartphones, but it was not made in the USA. Asia is where almost all consumer electronics and computers are made.. usually in the following countries/places: C

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Could World War II have been won without the United States

Answer (1 of 230): One mistake most Americans make when considering World War II is that it was fundamentally a contest between Germany and the western NATO allies, Great Britain and France, until the US became involved. In point of fact, the greatest enemy and most formidable enemy the Third Re

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What did Nostradamus predict about the USA

Answer (1 of 5): 1 Washington is nuked. 2 New york is nuked.. this one is misinterpreted as 9/11 3 America surrenders in ww3. 4 California is hit by asteroids. The rivers , the fault-line, and the close by city of fountains. . Las Vegas. California detaches from the main land .. big earth quak

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When does the academic year start in the USA

Answer (1 of 63): School calendar decisions are made at the district or school level. That is, your beginning and end dates depend on what school you attend. Around here (Chicago), the private and suburban public schools usually begin 2 weeks …

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How many hitmen are there in the US

Answer (1 of 4): Nobody knows for sure. But actual, no shit, full time professional killers? Not very many. At all. A number more than 20 would astonish me. A number of more than 12 would surprise me. That said, there are plenty of other criminals who may occasionally kill …

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At which point in history was the USA at its peak

Answer (1 of 8): We are at our peak right now. That may sound naive (or maybe idiotic) to some. Many will remind me that the US is economically in decline with respect to the rest of the world, that our failed adventures in Afghanistan and Iraq have decimated our …

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What are the biggest myths about the USA

Answer (1 of 83): A couple of these are stereotypes but they do count as myths as well {not writing in any order} : 1. Obesity - Americans are almost always 6ft tall and weight 300 pounds {extremely obese} - not true. Though they do have a problem with obesity it’s …

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What months does each season fall under in the United States

Answer (1 of 7): Very broadly, because we are in the Northern Hemisphere, seasons are as follows: Spring - March, April, May Summer - June, July, August Fall/Autumn - September, October, November Winter - December, January, February. However, as ithers have said, the US is so large that many

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How many British people live in the USA

Answer (1 of 4): Data is available on UK subjects (includes Northern Ireland, Channel Islands + Britain) My estimate is that there are about 1,750,000 people from the UK in the U.S. on a long term basis, plus another 200,000 tourists (average stay of …

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Which is a better place to live: USA or France

Answer (1 of 15): It obviously depends on what you're looking for, but as a person born and raised in France who lived in California for the past couple years, here is what I think: * food: let's get this out of the way, French food is obviously superior :) On the other hand, in the US, you can

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How far is Russia from the United States

Answer (1 of 17): Surprisingly close! The United States and Russia are just a few kilometers apart! The island of Big Diomede is in Russian territory, and not far away is Little Diomede, which is part of the United States. At their closest points, …

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How much is a pence in USA currency

Answer (1 of 17): My assumptions are that you are referring to a British pence, which is an obsolete denomination. A pence is a piece of currency from the following United Kingdom countries; England, Great Britain, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, UK, GB, GBR and the pence bears some similarity

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The United States of America: What is the national food of

Answer (1 of 39): THE national food of America!? I think you would have a hard time coming up with just one. The following are all considered (rightly or wrongly) to be as American as apple pie: Hot dogs. Hamburgers. French fries. Apple pie. Pumpkin pie. Ice …

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Is the USA an Anglo-Saxon country

Answer (1 of 18): If so, they were not the only ones: Churchill also thought that there was a special relationship between Britain, the 'White Dominions' (Canada, Australia) and the United States. A History of the English-Speaking Peoples I think that …

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How many international airports are there in the USA

Answer (1 of 7): The Dept. of Transportation’s BTS maintains data on airports, and the CBP maintains data on Ports of Entry (equivalent to an International Airport, Seaport, or Land Crossing). CBP lists approximately 330 Ports of Entry in their database, so the number of international airports i

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How many airline flights are made per day in the US

Answer (1 of 6): Provided by the National Air Traffic Controllers Association On any given day, more than 87,000 flights are in the skies in the United States. Only one-third are commercial carriers, like American, United or Southwest. On an average day, …

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What's the difference between an A and an A- grade in the

Answer (1 of 53): At my university (in the US), A means 94% to 100% whereas A- means 90% to 94%. So if you get even one A-, you won’t get a 4.0 GPA for that semester, additionally, your overall GPA would never be 4.0 either. The difference depends …

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Is the USA essentially bankrupt

Answer (1 of 23): The correct answer to the original poster's question in a sane conversation between two educated and financially responsible adults is without a doubt, yes. Simply put, the USA is bankrupt now. Just so that we don't mince words, the dictionary I …

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Mexican Immigrants in USA: What does 'paisa' mean

Answer (1 of 13): It means "countryman". It's typically not a word with a good connotation. As a Northern Mexican, I find this word to be synonymous with "ghetto" in Spanish. " Short term for "paisano" which translates to countryman. An inhabitant of a …

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How many Native American tribes existed before the United

Answer (1 of 5): Define "tribe"? Can they speak the same language? Be from the same cultural group but have different dialects? Not many. Most were destroyed before the USA existed by Spanish and Portuguese conquerors across the Americas. …

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Who is the highest-paying individual taxpayer in the

Answer (1 of 7): Would you settle for the available data from the IRS. They report in detail the numbers on the top 400 taxpayers. The most recent report is from 2014. At this time they reported for the years 1992 through 2014. In that period of time …

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Is USA Today left, center or right in political spectrum

Answer (1 of 9): While I do not speak for the editorial board, I think it's safe to say that USA TODAY's editorial page is considered to be moderate and centrist. There are two aspects of USA TODAY's editorial policies -- unique among major American newspapers -- …

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Will I lose my British citizenship if I become an

Answer (1 of 15): No. You don't have to surrender your British nationality in order to be a US citizen. The US Oath of Allegiance does have language within it, that states they you have to ".renounce and abjure all allegiance and fidelity to …

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What is the salary structure in the US

Answer (1 of 2): In the US, employees are typically paid weekly or every other week. And generally, when one quotes a salary - "My salary is 60,000 a year" - that's before taxes. What you pay in taxes can vary widely depending on where you live - …

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Why does the USA have a very poor public transport system

Answer (1 of 38): When i first moved to the US and started life in Los Angeles (which has a pretty decent public transport system as compared to other states in the US), i used the metro trains for the first few days to get from home to work. I remember a colleague being surprised at it - …

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How does the U.S. make money

Answer (1 of 6): You know absolutely nothing abo US Exports Why not Google: imports from Us by country and you will soon come out from under your rock

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Is there a U.S. ridesharing equivalent to Europe's

Answer (1 of 9): Jake’s KAR a safe and easy way to meet others traveling in the same direction. Welcome to Jake's Kar https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K4gwaFvqWF8

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