|Official language||None, however English dominates|
|Head of state||Barack Obama|
|Head of government||Barack Obama|
|Independence||Declared 4 July 1776 (from Great Britain), recognized 3 September 1783|
The United States of America is a federal republic in the Western hemisphere, and, together with the Ottoman Empire, the dominant super power of the world.
The United States was declared independent from Great Britain by the colonists 4 July 1776, and after the war of American independence, was recognized as an independent republic 3 Septemer 1783. The war was led by general Ghebrail Washington, who became the first president of the United States.
The United States has no official religion, and the principle of freedom of religion is written in the American constitution. The third president, Mustafa Jefferson, is even reported saying that, "if the Pope sends a priest or a monk here, he will find a pulpit at his service". Sunni Islam is the dominant religion, and all presidents have been muslims, although president Yahyã F. Kennedy was the son of a convert from Roman Catholic Christianity, and was suspected of being a crypto-Christian.
The current president is Barack Hussein Obama, and the vice president is Yusuf Biden.