Where did the name 'United States of America' originate?
Jefferson coined it in the Declaration of Independence. Michael Montagne
What is the correct technical name of the United States . Is it the United States of America or just the United States. Where do you find the correct legal name?
Since when did America become the United States of America when America is the landmass of North and South America?
It is not an idiomatic expression - it is the name of a country. The United States of America is often called just America, in the same way that the United States of Mexico is called just Mexico. America is the name given to the super-continent east of the Pacific Ocean and west of the Atlantic Ocean in honor of explorer Amerigo Vespucci. The name America is often used to refer to the United States…
The name America is derived from the name of the Italian explorer Amerigo Vespucci. An early map maker named the land mass that is present-day South America, "America" in honor of the explorer. The United States of America is named as part of the Americas and is not named after the explorer, per se. The first reference of America can be found in the Declaration of Independence which reads in part, the "unanimous Declaration of…
In probably when the DI (Declaration of Independence) was signed it was the United States of America, so US is short for United States of America or it can be called USA. Another answer: Because US is short for USA, which stands for United States of America. Besides, there are many other countries in America. America was originally the name for the entire Western Hemisphere