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Regional definitions vary from source to source. As defined by the Census Bureau, the Western United States include 13 states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaï, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. In turn, this region is sub-divided into Mountain and Pacific areas.
Mount St Helens before and after the 1980 eruption:
Videos from History.com:
For an interactive tour of Ellis Island, click HERE.
Today, the Friday following Thanksgiving Day in the US, is Black Friday. It is one of the busiest shopping days in the USA. Many shops open very early and offer promotional sales. Some consumers even camp outside their favourite shop to make sure they can get the item they want at the best price. Black Friday marks the beginning of the shopping season for Christmas presents.