Presents up-to-date information on the population, history, geography, economy, and government of the individual states.
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: This volume is designed to serve the needs of students and members of the public seeking basic and up-to-date information on individual states and the District of Columbia. One of its central objectives is to help users find the information they want as quickly and efficiently as possible. Each state is the subject of its own chapter. Moreover, every chapter presents the same kinds of information, in the same formats, and in the same order. The chapters themselves are arranged alphabetically, by the states' names.All components are updated; several new statistical tables are added; the chapter on the District of Columbia is entirely new; 25 appendixes--including the bibliography and guide to Web resources--are completely new.