The United States has such an influence on political policy, human rights, and economics in other parts of world. The United States is a democracy with free speech, civil rights, and voting rights and go out to all of its citizens and reside here. The United States is also known as the U.S., or USA, or America. America is composed of 50 states that elect all of its government leaders in open elections. Very few U.S. government officials are elected for life, they must go up for re-election and the answer to their constituents about their voting and job performance.|
The United States was formed following the thirteen Colonies gaining the near independence from England in the Revolutionary War. In America's War for Independence, the colonials sought independence from England, a country they felt oppressed by in the form of taxation and government rule over their lands. The political and military leaders behind this war in the Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, and John Hancock. George Washington was a general in the Revolutionary War, and would become the first president of the United States. Some keen Revolutionary War Battles included the Battle of Long Island, the Battle of St. Johns, the Second Battle of Trenton, and the Battle of Lexington and Concord. Some of the United States' most influential presidents have included John Quincy Adams, James Madison, Andrew Jackson, Millard Fillmore, Chester A. Arthur, Woodrow Wilson, William H. Taft, and John F. Kennedy. The United States is so many great things to so many people. To immigrants, the U.S. was a haven from political oppression, poverty, and economic despair. The United States from the very beginning has represented a promised land of new opportunity, untouched resources, and religious freedom. The United States has also been a land of hardworking laborers and white collar workers, and it has also been only a land that hasn't embraced recreation and entertainment. People in their free time have flocked to America's beaches, lakes, rivers, and roads for activities such as rafting, running, sunbathing, football, and even baseball. America has also been the birth place for a number of new sports in the 20th century. Some sports that have become very popular in the last 50 years include racquetball, skateboarding, volleyball, wakeboarding, rowing, water basketball, and paintball.
Paintball is a very young sport, but has grown fast enough to be played in all 50 states across the U.S. Some United States paintball fields include Atomic Paintball in Foley Missouri, Davis Paintball Center in Davis California, and Training Day Paintball in Virginia. Training Day Paintball has enthusiastic been easy estate and friendly field operators and referees.