U.S. facts and figures
Learn about the United States, including American holidays, the American flag, and census data.
Presidents, vice presidents, and first ladies
Learn about the duties of president, vice president, and first lady of the United States. Find out how to contact and learn more about current and past leaders.
Order of presidential succession
If a U.S. president cannot carry out the duties of the office, the responsibilities are passed to another government leader in a specific order.
The American flag
Learn about the U.S. flag and when to fly the flag at half staff.
The U.S. national anthem
Learn how the Star-Spangled Banner became America's national anthem.
The United States recognizes 12 federal holidays. Learn about federal, state, and cultural holidays celebrated in the U.S.
Official language of the United States
The United States does not have an official language, but some states list English as their official language.
The United States dollar is the official currency of the U.S. Learn about the bills and coins that make up U.S. currency.
Learn about the United States' founding documents, known together as the Charters of Freedom.
U.S. Census data
Learn about the U.S. Census and how the government uses its population data.
The federal budget process
Learn about the federal government’s budget process, from the president’s budget plan to Congress’s work creating funding bills for the president to sign.