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Tag: North America History

New Year’s Day customs abroad

Most countries in the world call January 1 every year on the Gregorian calendar as “New Year’s Day”, and every time it is on this day, they should happily celebrate. […]

Where is Vermont in the USA

Vermont is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States. It is bordered by Massachusetts to the south, New York to the west, Quebec, Canada to […]

Where are American Ancestors

An American is a person who has U.S. citizenship or whose parents are of U.S. ancestry. The United States is a multi-racial country, with four major races: white, black, colored […]

Where is Minnesota in the US

Minnesota is bordered by the Canadian provinces of Manitoba and Ontario to the north, Lake Superior to the east, Wisconsin across the Mississippi River, Iowa to the south, and South […]

The role of the U.S. Capitol

The U.S. Capitol is the seat of the U.S. Congress, located in the U.S. capital Washington – District of Columbia (Washington.DC). Americans call the Capitol the Capitol (also called Congressbuilding), […]

What does black friday mean?

The big Christmas shopping in the United States generally starts after Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving is the fourth Thursday in November every year, so it’s the second day and the first day […]

Famous Presidents in American History

Over the course of more than 200 years of history, many American presidents have led and witnessed the American Civil War, territorial disputes, world wars, the Great Depression… through assassinations, […]

What is Veterans Day in the United States?

Veterans Day is a federal holiday in the United States observed annually for honoring military veterans of the United States Armed Forces both men and women. The federal holiday is […]

Where is Fort Detrick?

Fort Detrick is a United States Army Futures Command installation located in Frederick, Maryland. Historically, Fort Detrick was the center of the U.S. biological weapons program from 1943 to 1969. […]

William L. Shirer (1904-1993)

American JournalistBorn: February 23, 1904, Chicago, Illinois, United StatesDied: December 28, 1993, Boston, Massachusetts, United StatesSpouse: Martha Pelton (m. 1972–1975), Theresa Stiberitz (m. 1931–1970), Irina Lugovskaya (m. ?–1993)Movies: The Magic […]