United States and Italy

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The United States and Italy are different in many ways, but they are brought together by certain situations such as their citizens and becoming trading partners. Italy has a total population is about 61,482,297 people in the country, which is 24th in the world. The largest age group is 25-54 years which is 43.2% of the population. However, its smallest age group is 15-24 years and is only 9.9% of the Italian population. The sex ratio is 0.93 males/female throughout the whole country. The life is expectancy is 79.32 years for males and 84.73 years for females. Some races in the country include Italians, German-Italians, French-Italians, Slovene-Italians, Albanian-Italians, and Greek-Italians. The religious groups are 80% Roman Catholics, 20% Atheists and Agnostics, and about 1.14% Muslims. In Italy 2.43% ,or about 15,500 people, that live in Italy and were born in the US. Likewise, in US about 5.9%, or 17,765,915 people, in America were born in Italy or have Italian heritage. These countries have had a very perplexing relationship. To begin, in 1861 when the country of Italy became whole. They had a subdued relationship with no conflicts until 1891, when the lynching of 6 Sicilian men in Louisiana went unsolved Italy shortly severed its relations with the US, but eventually regained communications a few years later. Then, when the US joined WW2 in 1941 it immediately cut ties with Italy after they were on the Allies and Italy was an Axis power. However, after the war, Italy and the US regained full communication after the war in 1945. Ever since, the US and Italy have been in good communication. Italy and the US are politically involved in many different international organizations and they cooperate with each ... ... middle of paper ... ...3. Web. 06 Nov. 2013. . US Government. "United States Diplomatic Mission to Italy." U.S. Ambassador to Italy. US Government, 2013. Web. 06 Nov. 2013. . Verso, Tom. "Bloggers." I-Italy. Digitalians Corporation, 2013. Web. 23 Nov. 2013. . WiseGEEK. "What Is an Ambassador?" WiseGEEK. WiseGEEK.com, 2013. Web. 24 Nov. 2013. . Workman, Daniel. "Top US Exports." Top US Exports. Homestead, 2013. Web. 06 Nov. 2013. . Workman, Daniel. "Top US Imports." Top US Imports. Homestead, 2013. Web. 06 Nov. 2013. .
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