and powerful. During the twentieth century, The United States of America played
important roles on the Planet, in many aspects. USA is
a federal constitutional republic comprising fifty states and a federal
district. More: The Lost
Sight of New York.
United States Treasury Building (right). Declared a
National Historic Landmark in 1972, the Treasury Building is one of our Nation's
most significant monuments. A magnificent granite structure in the Greek Revival
style, it was constructed over a period of 33 years between 1836 and 1869. Today
the building still serves as the headquarters for the Treasury Department.
The view from Twin Peaks in
San Francisco reaches all the way to Oakland
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The Golden Gate Bridge snuggles under a
fleecy blanket of fog as day breaks over
San Francisco. It was built by Joseph B. Strauss, a specialist in
steel-bridge design who had built 400 bridges all over the world. The name came
from the fact that the Golden Gate Strait is the entrance into San Francisco Bay
from the Pacific Ocean.
Source (edited): U.S. Geological Survey.