First Battle of Bull Run: The American Civil War
Soon after the first shots erupted in the American Civil War, the Confederacy claimed a major victory mere miles from DC
The Battle of Fort Sumter - American Civil War
This was the military engagement which launched an internal conflict that would plague the US for years to come.
The Best Bus Systems In The United States
Large populations, warm weather, and proper highway infrastructures are common features for states with many buses.
Percentage Of Atheists In America By State
New England is characterized by a lack of religion, in stark contrast to the southern and interior regions of the US.
English Speaking Countries in Europe
Most European countries emphasize English language learning within their secondary school curriculum, if not earlier.
List of Countries By Literacy Rate
The rate of literacy refers to the ability to sufficiently read and write. Many factors, such as accessibility and quality of education, can...
The Number Of Motorcycles By State
For many, America means freedom, and freedom means motorcycles. Populous states like California lead the way in motorcycle usage.
Highest Population Densities by US Metropolitan Areas
America has been transformed from a predominantly rural, agricultural nation into an urbanized one, and its cities are becoming more crowded than...
Burglary Rate By State
According to recent statistics, the United States has one of the highest absolute totals for annual burglaries in the world. Certain areas, however,...
States With The Highest Vehicle Theft Rate
Washington, the United States’ 18th largest and 13th most populated state, bears the troubling distinction of having the highest rate of motor...
Lowest Secondary School Enrollments In The World
Over the years, several reports have indicated a wide gap between enrollment in primary and in secondary school among nations globally. This is...
Measle Vaccination Rates By Country
The immunization of children from measles infections is one of the most important ways for countries to prevent the spread of the virus, but some...
Independence within the British Empire: Commemorating the Statute of Westminster
The history of independence in Canada, Australia, South Africa, and other parts of the historical British Empire all share the common date of December...
Countries With The Lowest Primary Graduation Rates
In much of the developed world, secondary school and university graduations are landmark achievements. In other countries, however, even completing...
DPT Immunization Rates by Country
We look at the countries demonstrating the ability to most effectively provide immunizations against diphtheria, whooping cough, and tetanus to...
Rural Population By Country
Despite the global trend towards urbanization, the availability of agricultural work and levels of industrialization help explain why countries like...
War-Inflicted Casualties In Syria By Group
The number of casualties in Syria has been extremely high between the years 2011-2015, including innocent civilians, women, and children, and it...
EU Member States By Employment Rate
While Germany and Ireland boast low and decreasing unemployment rates in 2015, other EU countries such as Spain and Greece tell a different story.
The Most Urbanized Countries in the World
There are several countries and territories around the world that are nearly entirely urbanized. What are the implications of this?