The United States of America (アメリカ合衆国?) is a science-side country that takes up most of Northern American continent in the Earth's western hemisphere, and is bordered by Canada in the north and Mexico in the south.
The country is a federal government with fifty states, Hawaii being the last state to join the union, with each state being being partially self-governing and is united by central (federal) government. The country's government is the representative of the people, and decisions made by the head of state and other officials must govern under its constitutional law, the head of state and other officials are chosen by election , making the country a constitutional republic. The country has three distinct branches of government: executive, legislative, and judiciary. These branches and their various powers are delineated in the U.S. Constitution; the powers are specified in greater detail in laws enacted by Congress.
The seat of government of the United States is in Washington, D.C., a geographical area that is not located within any state.
Part of the Science-sideEdit
America is part of the Science-side and has been trying to develop esper powers on their own since the Cold War. Though, still behind Academy City in terms of technology, the United States is still one of the foremost powerful economic and military entities in the world. The United States is the only country currently known to have invested a notable effort in creating their own esper program, though with limited success.
Toaru Majutsu no IndexEdit
Angel Fall ArcEdit
- Main article:Angel Fall Arc
Washington, D.C. is briefly seen in television, in the first season of the Toaru Majutsu no Index anime. Here, Shirai Kuroko's form is taken-up by the President of the United States of America, saying Barack Obama's famous line: Yes we can. Needless to say, Kamijou Touma, due to the effects of his Imagine Breaker making him unaffected by the spell, as well as being ignorant of the spell's affect, is completely shocked by discovery, leading him to believe that the recent switching of personalities and the inexplicable appearance of people he knows around him is not just a mere prank.
World War IIIEdit
- Main article:World War III
The United States of America, allied with the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and part of the science-side, takes part in the War, but their contributions are largely overshadowed during the event, due to to Academy City's overwhelming technological superiority, as well as the appearance of a power they could not wholly understand, the magic.
Shinyaku Toaru Majutsu no IndexEdit
Hawaii Invasion ArcEdit
- Main article:Hawaii Invasion Arc
Due to the strange movements of several people, including high government officials, President Roberto Katze leaves the side of his protection to investigate the mysterious occurrences. He would later be involved in trying to stop an invasion of Hawaii, and later the turning of the United States into a theocracy by Olay Blueshake with the help of GREMLIN and Trident. With the aid of the Kamijou Faction and the Dawn-Colored Sunlight, Roberto and the United States military was able to stop the invasion, though at a great cost, the volcano, Kilauea still erupted, furthering GREMLIN's plans.
List of known characters from the United States of AmericaEdit
- Roberto Katze (President of the United States)
- Roseline Krackhart
- Alfred Thirdman
- Arc Daniels
- Bax Silver
- Beverly Seethrough
- Edward Torke
- Harzak Lolas
- Martin Flowers
- Elute Lux
- Xiaolong Harvard
- Nike Canox
- Olay Blueshake
- Lindy Blueshake
- Weck Lunasand
- Flack Kateman
- Douglas Hardbell
- In the Toaru Majutsu no Index universe, the United States of America is stereotyped as a nation obssessed with guns as depicted in Toaru Kagaku no Railgun: Arts and Sciences City SS, and is often referred to as the world's largest gun country, even though there is some truth to it.
- Wikipedia article for the United States of America.