The World's Shortest Serving President
President Pedro Lascuráin had the shortest presidential term in history.
When Did Bangladesh Become A Country?
Bangladesh declared independence from Pakistan in 1971.
Leaders of Communist China Throughout the Years
Mao Zedong was the most famous of Chinese Communist leaders, but not the only leader.
Calexit And Other Secessionist Movements In U.S. History
We look at some of the most notable of many secession movements in American history, the largest of which began the bloody American Civil War.
Can The President's Veto Be Overridden?
Yes, a president’s veto can be overridden.
Who Was the First President of All 50 States?
With Hawaii receiving statehood on August 21, 1959, Dwight D. Eisenhower became the first US President to preside over all 50 states.
How Many Inmates Are There At Guantanamo Bay?
Since its peak of 647 prisoners in 2003, the inmate population at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp has shrunk to 41 as of January 2018.
What Is Guantanamo Bay?
The Guantanamo Bay detention camp, located in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, is a US military prison known for its indefinite detention of inmates without...
Who Were The Sons Of Liberty?
The Sons of Liberty was a secret organization led by political dissidents.
Past 10 Presidents Ranked By Post-Presidency Approval Ratings
In retrospect, these US presidents might have done a better job than people thought.
How Many States Are Needed to Ratify an Amendment to the Constitution?
38 states are needed to ratify an amendment.
Assassination Attempts on US Presidents
There have been successful assassinations or failed assassination attempts on 16 US presidents.
What Is A Military District?
Military districts are armed forces formations that are responsible for a certain area or territory.
Who Was Vice President During Lincoln's Administration?
Hannibal Hamlin served under President Abraham Lincoln as the 15th Vice President of the United States.
Countries Who Have Impeached a President
A list of countries by number of presidents impeached.
What Was The Gadsden Purchase?
Land within present-day Arizona and New Mexico were included in the Gadsden Purchase between Mexico and the US.
Who Is Uncle Sam?
Uncle Same is a personification term used to refer to either the American Government or just the US.
When Did Qatar Become An Independent State?
Qatar became an independent state in September 3, 1971.
What Day Are Presidential Elections Held?
Voting in US federal elections always take place on Tuesday.