Updated at 2022-03-28
This paperweight is modeled after the national emblem of the United States. The main design is a bald eagle with its wings spread open. The bald eagle symbolizes power, freedom, and courage in the United States. The eagle clutches arrows and olive branches in its talons, symbolizing war and peace, respectively. The eagle holds a ribbon in its beak with the Latin words "E Pluribus Unum," meaning "Out of many, one." Beside the paperweight is a token with an image of the U.S. Capitol Building.
Flag: The American Flag, also known as the Star-Spangled Banner, consists of thirteen equal horizontal stripes of red alternating with white and a blue rectangle bearing fifty small, white, five-pointed stars. The 50 stars on the flag represent the 50 U.S. states, and the 13 stripes represent the thirteen British colonies that declared independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain.
National Day: July 4 (a.k.a. Independence Day)
Language: Official languages are defined at the state level. English is the only official language of 28 states. A small number of states have dual official languages of English and the local dialect. For example, the official languages of the State of Alaska are English and Aleutian, Hawaii's official languages are English and Hawaiian, New Mexico's are English and Spanish, and those of the Muscogee Nation are English and Cherokee.
Capital: Washington, D.C.
Area: 9,833,520 square kilometers
Population: Approx. 320,000,000 (2021)
Currency: United States Dollar (USD)
Government: Federal presidential constitutional republic