Chapter 10: social class in the united states chapter summary “there are the poor and the rich, and then there are you and i, neither poor nor rich” this summarizes the level of of the us population owns 70 percent of the wealth, and the wealthiest 1 percent of americans own one third of all of the us assets. The united states of america is a north american nation that is the world’s most dominant economic and military power likewise, its cultural imprint spans the world, led in large part by its. The united states has no closer ally than the united kingdom, and british foreign policy emphasizes close coordination with the united states bilateral cooperation reflects the common language, ideals, and democratic practices of the two nations. French heritage language schools in the united states david lasserre, french heritage language program sandy lamplugh, university of maryland baltimore county french heritage of the city, less than 15% of the population of new orleans spoke french in 2000 (eble, 2009.
The united states was a leading force in the establishment of the world bank in 1944 and remains the largest shareholder of the world bank today. Geography the united states of america is the world's third largest country in size and nearly the third largest in terms of population located in north america, the country is bordered on the west by the pacific ocean and to the east by the atlantic ocean. The united states is already overpopulated in the sense that we are consuming our national ecological resources at an unsustainable rate our growing dependence on foreign energy supplies is a prime example we now depend on foreign imports for 288 percent of our energy consumption: two-thirds of. In 2012, close to 25 percent of the world’s prisoners were held in american prisons, although the united states accounts for about 5 percent of the world’s population the us rate of incarceration, with nearly 1 of every 100 adults in prison or jail, is 5 to 10 times higher than rates in western europe and other democracies.
Overview the us census bureau projects that net international migration to the united states will become the primary driver of the nation’s population growth between 2027 and 2038 1 this brief examines current population trends among the foreign- and native-born at the county level, and highlights the role that immigrants play in. After china and the united states, germany is the world’s third-largest exporter every fourth job in germany depends on exports, which accounted for 385% of germany’s gdp in 2016 (three times the export share of us gdp. United states urban area – list of united states urban areas notes [ edit ] ^ in fertility rates, 21 and above is a stable population and have been marked blue, 2 and below leads an aging population and the result is that the population reduces.
Etymology and overview the surinamese creole people united states alaska people today, the parish of avoyelles probably has one of the largest percentages of french creole descendants in its population, according to wwwavoyellescom texas. United states quick civics lessons for the naturalization test m-638 (rev 01/17) this short video provides an overview of the naturalization process and testing requirements the video highlights scenes from the naturalization interview, including the naturalization test. For a statistical portrait of the hispanic population in the united states, click here click on any of the images below to see the full chart and data foreign-born population in the united states, 1850-2016.
The united states is home to the largest haitian migrant population, with significant numbers also living in the dominican republic (329,000), canada (93,000), france (74,000), and the bahamas (28,000. United states summary: 2000 population and housing unit counts phc-3-1 issued april 2004 part 1 2000 census of population and housing part 1part 1 united states summary report many tables in the united states summary reports include data for puerto rico how to use this census report i–1. 1 of 6 activitydevelop population density in the united states what factors affect population density in the united states overview students compare several maps to explore relationships between high and low. The overview of the united states cattle industry report provides an official periodic review of changes in the united states cattle industry and its impact on cattle supplies and disposition additionally, this report gives a brief overview of. Series p25-1104, population projections of the united states, by age, sex, race, and hispanic origin: 1993 to 2050 1 the average annual rate of change, or increase, is defined as the natural logarithm of the ratio of the population at the end.
Introduction / history the krios (sierra leone creole) are descendants of west indian slaves from the caribbean (primarily jamaica) and freed slaves from the united states who landed in freetown at the beginning of the nineteenth century. Statistical atlas: the demographic statistical atlas of the united states. Today, with a population of 292 million, the us is the third most populous country in the world and has the highest population growth rate of all developed countries 2,4 the census bureau projects us population to double this century 5. 46 chapter 4 overview of the united states healthcare system health insurance while most people in the united states have health insurance, the main goals of the aca was to decrease the num-ber of uninsured people by 2019, it is projected that 927% of the population will be insured, up from the 833% that were insured prior to passage of.
Learn about the estimated 114 million unauthorized immigrants living in the united states—where do they live when did they arrive in the united states, and from which origin countries what are their levels of education, top industries of employment, income, parental and marital status, health care coverage, and more. Overview of the uninsured in the united states: an analysis of the 2005 current population survey us department of health and human services office of the assistant secretary for planning and evaluation september 22, 2005. This report examines the hispanic population of mexican origin in the united states by its nativity several data sources were used to compile the statistics shown in this report.
The united states is a leader in international business and a country based on immigration, resulting in a dynamic country wherein english is the most widely spoken language but where french, arabic, and bengali all have many speakers as well. The united states of america (usa) is a federal constitutional republic made up of 50 states (48 continental states, plus alaska and hawaii the two newest states) and one federal district - washington, dc, the capital district. United states economy overview economic overview of the united states despite facing challenges at the domestic level along with a rapidly transforming global landscape, the us economy is still the largest and most important in the world. Unlike many other ethnic groups in the united states, creoles did not migrate from a native country the term creole was first used in the sixteenth century to identify descendants of french, spanish, or portuguese settlers living in the west indies and latin america.