United States Information
There are 50 states that make up the United States of America. Texas is one of the 50 states.
The elected workers go to work in the nation's capitol building. The nation's capitol is in Washington D.C.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.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.The rose is the national flower for the United States.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.
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.