• Reading Levels 3 - 5

Spotlight: USA

On 4 July 1776, 13 breakaway colonies in a land once known as the "new world" pushed back against British rule and a new nation was born. In the 247 years since, the United States of America has grown enormously in both size and population. It has established itself as a global superpower. At home, the citizens of its now 50 states call it the "land of the free". Far from its shores, people across the globe call it the "leader of the free world". It is home to the planet's biggest population of billionaires and millions more who are chasing the "American dream".

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