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U.S. History Topics » Business & Work » Economics

USA Economy In Brief

is a 38-page booklet that explains the U.S. economy -- what it is, how it works, what affects it, and how it interacts with economies around the world. (Department of State)

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Interesting Fact:

Services produced by private industry accounted for 67.8 percent of U.S. gross domestic product in 2006, with real estate and financial services such as banking, insurance, and investment on top.
Baltimore, and other American harbors, demonstrates the increasing role of trade in the U.S. economy. (© AP Images/Roberto Borea)

Role of trade


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