United States of America

The first inhabitants of the United States were American Indians. European settlers began arriving in the 1500's. Today, the United States is a very diverse country because people from all over the world, representing different races, religions and nationalities, have settled in America.

-- Courtesy of Chris Welch and The Girl Scout Resource Center

Hawaii Puerto Rico

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Hawaii, the 50th state of the U.S., is made up of islands near the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Hawaii is well known for the hula (dance), leis (flower wreaths), luaus (feasts), and the greeting "aloha."

-- Courtesy of Chris Welch and The Girl Scout Resource Center

Puerto Rico

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