French Army helicopter Editorial credit: VanderWolf Images / Shutterstock.com.

What Is A Military District?

Military districts are armed forces formations that are responsible for a certain area or territory.

May 23, 2018 11:41

A stamp dedicated to the Gadsden Purchase. Editorial credit: spatuletail / Shutterstock.com.

What Was The Gadsden Purchase?

Land within present-day Arizona and New Mexico were included in the Gadsden Purchase between Mexico and the US.

May 21, 2018 00:40

An old US Navy recruiting poster featuring Uncle Sam.

Who Is Uncle Sam?

Uncle Same is a personification term used to refer to either the American Government or just the US.

May 20, 2018 12:28

Habeas Corpus is an essential instrument in safeguarding citizens' freedom against punitive state actions.

What Is Habeas Corpus?

Habeas corpus seeks to correct wrongful convictions of either federal or state prisoners.

May 17, 2018 17:26

Due to their economic and political power, the United States are considered one of the world's great power states.

What Is A Great Power?

A Great Power is a sovereign state that has the capacity to have a major impact on global affairs.

May 17, 2018 17:10

Norway is considered one of the world's middle power states.

What Is A Middle Power?

A Middle Power is a sovereign state with a significant influence on international affairs.

May 17, 2018 17:05

The most recent and popular hung parliament was in the UK’s election of 2017. Editorial credit: cooperman / Shutterstock.com

What Is a Hung Parliament?

A hung parliament is a term used to describe a situation where no political party has an absolute majority in parliament.

May 16, 2018 15:41

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