• United States Information

     

    There are 50 states that make up the United States of America. Texas is one of the 50 states.

    Texas in US map

    The elected workers go to work in the nation's capitol building. The nation's capitol is in Washington D.C.

     

    US capitol

    The president is the elected leader of the United States.  Barak Obama is the President of the United States. He was elected as President in 2008.
     
     
     

    President Obama

    The U.S. flag has 7 red stripes and 6 white stripes for a total of 13 stripes. There are 50 white stars on the flag. One star for each state in the United States.
     
     

    US Flag

    The rose is the national flower for the United States.
     
     

    rose

    The bald eagle was chosen on June 20, 1782 as the national bird for the United States of America because of its long life, great strength and majestic looks.

    bald eagle

    The United States motto is "In God we trust."

    It was made an official motto of the United States in 1956.

    The motto started appearing on our paper money in 1957.

    in God we trust