America is a proper noun. America is (1) North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776, (2) North and South America.
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Central America is located at the southern-most part of North America, and comprises the 7 nations of Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama.
The North American continent includes Canada, the United States of America, Mexico, Greenland, the Caribbean islands, and the countries of Central America. Visit this site to view the North America map.
South America was initially settled by Asians who crossed the Bering Strait approximately 4,000 to 5,000 years ago. They migrated southwards, reaching South America via the Isthmus of Panama.
The continent of North America is located in the northern hemisphere and includes Canada, the United States, Mexico, the nations of Central America, Greenland, and the Caribbean Islands.
The first people to come to the North American continent crossed the Bering Sea from Asia. Visit this North American history and culture overview to learn more about North America.
The Boy Scouts of America was founded by Robert Baden-Powel in 1907. It is the largest youth organization in the U.S. with over 5 million members. On the website, users can find out about joining the Boy Scouts, which begins with Cub Scouts for younger boys. The site also directs users to local Councils, an online learning center, instructions on how to start a troop, and a store for purchasing Boy Scout apparel and products.
The Voice of America, which first went on the air in 1942, is a multimedia international broadcasting service funded by the U.S. Government. VOA broadcasts more than 1000 hours of news, information, educational and cultural programs every week to more than 115 million people around the world. The VOA broadcasts in 45 different languages. Users to the website can find programming information.
Fine Art America is a network for gallery owners, art collectors, visual artists, and photographers. They provide ready-to-hang art prints, market them to a global audience, and send profits to the artists.
Established in 1984, the Antique Dealers' Association of America seeks to promote professionalism in the business of buying and selling antiques. Membership consists of professional antiques dealers.
Ephemera includes a broad range of everyday documents that are intended for one-time or short-term use. The Ephemera Society of America, Inc. is a non-profit organization formed in 1980 to cultivate interest in ephemera and its history; to further the understanding, appreciation, and enjoyment of ephemera; to promote the collection, preservation, exhibition, and research of ephemeral materials; and to serve as a link among collectors, dealers, institutions, and scholars.
RIAA, the Recording Industry Association of America, collects and compiles information about shipment and purchasing trends of recorded music in the United States. This trade organization's members consist primarily of music distributors and record labels.
PRSA, chartered in 1947, is the world's largest organization for public relations professionals with nearly 32,000 members and 100 Chapters. Its primary mission is to enhance the profession and to provide further professional development opportunities through continuing education programs. The website provides information about membership, conferences, publications, and professional development.
The ABAA strives to promote ethical standards and professionalism in the antiquarian book trade, to encourage the collecting and preservation of rare and antiquarian books and related materials, to support educational programs and research into the study of rare books, and to facilitate collegial relations between booksellers, librarians, scholars, and collectors.
ReserveAmerica provides North American campsite reservations for the general public as well as campground management tools for government and private campground operators.
Located on the continent of North America; Mexico is bounded by the USA to the north, the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea to the east, the Pacific Ocean to the southwest, and Central America to the southeast.
Browse this newspaper publisher directory for info about newspaper publishers in the United States of America. The photo on this page shows a newspaper, with reading glasses and fountain pen.
Canada borders the United States on the northern side and spans a large portion of North America. Despite the vastness of its size, most Canadian citizens live within 200 miles of the Canadian/US border.
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