A federal republic with three separate branches of government. It is comprised of the thirteen original British colonies. The first documented arrival of Europeans in the United States is that of Spanish conquistadors in the 1500s. Slavery remained legal in the United States until 1865. By the 1900s, the U.S. became known as a world power.
The most prominent tech companies in history were founded in the US including Google, Amazon, and Apple. The country has many famous landmarks including Mount Rushmore, the Empire State Building, and the Statue of Liberty. Football is the countries most popular sports with the Super Bowl being the most watched television event each year.