United States of America
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The United States of America, also known as the United States, was a former nation of Earth. "America" and "American" are also terms used in reference to the United States. The nation, along with Canada and Mexico, were reorganized into the United Republic of North America.
In 1775, the United States Marine Corps was founded, elements of which would be passed down to the UNSC Marine Corps.
The "first" American Civil War was fought from 1861-1865. One of the factions was the Union army.
20th and 21st-century
During World War II, Isoroku Yamamoto crippled the US Pacific fleet at Pearl Harbor.
At the end of the 20th-century, America was considered in a financial bubble. By 1996, US Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Dean Mitchell was the 6th human being to have walked on Luna.
The United States in the first years of the 21st-century served as the inspiration for a strategy and ethos the United Nations would use in the 22nd-century. In 2004, Melissa, an Artificial intelligence from 2552, hijacked a portion of the US payphone infrastructure. This resulted in payphone calls by her to Alaska, Kentucky and Montana.
Soil issues plagued the Midwestern United States, causing many American farmers to leave Earth favoring colonization.
From 2468, Lutheran Americans of Germanic descent would colonize Harvest.
By 2524, the political remnants of the United States would go on to be a part of the United Republic of North America. The United States Marine Corps would at some point become defunct as well. Despite this reorganization, former U.S. citizens still identified as American nationals.
A region of the United States known as the American Midwest, which Chicago was a part of. The United States was also composed of entities called "states".
Government and society
The midwestern United States had an "inflectionless nonaccent".
List of appearances
- I love bees (First appearance)
- Halo: Contact Harvest (Mentioned only)
- Halo: Evolutions
- The Impossible Life and the Possible Death of Preston J. Cole (Mentioned only)
- Blunt Instruments (Mentioned only)
- ^ a b c Halo Encyclopedia (2009 edition), Earth, p. 284-285, (2009); p. 296-297 (2011 edition)
- ^ Halo: Contact Harvest, chapter 1
- ^ a b c Halo: Contact Harvest, chapter 2
- ^ a b Halo Encyclopedia (2009 edition), Timeline, p. 31
- ^ Halowars.com, UNSC - Barracks (Warback Machine archive and Halopedia archive)
- ^ a b Halo: Evolutions, The Impossible Life and the Possible Death of Preston J. Cole
- ^ Halo: Silent Storm, chapter 4
- ^ Society of the Ancients, Members (Retrieved on Nov 22, 2007) [archive]
- ^ Halo Encyclopedia (2009 edition), Human Colonization of Space, p. 42-43 (2009 & 2011 edition)
- ^ ilovebees.blogspot.co.uk, six degrees of (Retrieved on Nov 12, 2020) [archive]
- ^ Halo: Contact Harvest, Page 116 (Digital)
- ^ Halo Encyclopedia (2009 edition), Human Colonies, p. 286-287 (2009); p. 298-299 (2011 edition)
- ^ Halo Encyclopedia: The Definitive Guide to the Halo Universe: The Definitive Guide to the Halo Universe, Unified Ground Command, p. 54-55 (2011 edition)
- ^ Halo: Contact Harvest, chapter 2
- ^ Halo: Evolutions, Blunt Instruments