The World of America

This is my second post on The Broken Compasses. It’s not how I typically write, because I only had a short period of time to write this in. But, it is an overview of America and how vastly different it is from one town to the next. Hope you enjoy it!

The Broken Compasses

America is a vastly diverse country filled with everything from farms and fields to cities and skyscrapers- And it all began with my personal heritage, Native Americans. Before the Europeans came to America in 1492, approximately 78 million Native Americans inhabited the land. They had their own systems of government, set of beliefs, and way of living and after the Europeans claimed the land, they began developing their own, which eventually evolved into the U.S. systems in place today.


The Europeans developed 13 colonies from Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Georgia, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maryland, South Carolina, North Carolina, New Hampshire, Virginia, New York, and Rhode Island. However, they still belonged to the British Empire. To break free from European Monarchy and aristocracy and gain their independence, they began the American Revolution. On July 4, 1776, the Declaration of Independence was signed indicating their independence from Great Britain.


Throughout the years, people from all…

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