238 Answered Questions for the topic United States
Who was the US first cross-dressing governor?
How many U.S. Founding Fathers knew about Baruch Spinoza?
I know the founders like Jefferson and Madison were extremely well read. I've heard they were very effected by the enlightenment. Do we know with any certainty if they read Spinoza?
Was there a "secret" recording of the American founding fathers' deliberations?
I remember that there was someone who wrote down the stuff the founding fathers talked about behind closed doors. Can't remember his name. Who was he again?
Did the citizens of US really back the declaration of war on Japanese Empire as it was implied by F.D. Roosevelt in his Pearl Harbor Speech?
December 7th, 1941, was the date that was to live in infamy, as mentioned by F.D. Roosevelt in his Pearl Harbor speech. Overall, the speech was quite straightforward in its goal: assurance to the... more
How were the first American citizens granted citizenship?
When the US declared itself independent in 1776, did it simply consider all people (of a certain demographic) already living in the US citizens? Or did these people have to apply to become citizens... more
What was the goal behind the 9 state approval of the United States constitution?
How was the British invasion into the US successful in the War of 1812?
My friend and I are from Britain and we were discussing which country was the least likely to ever see a successful invasion attempt. We reached the conclusion that the United States was simply the... more
Has a court ever struck down an election result in the United States?
Why was it necessary to maintain a balance of power between the Slave and Free states?
As said in the title, why was there a need to maintain the balance of power between the Slave states and Free States by keeping them equal in number, before the American Civil War? Both the Clay... more
United States Security Council
why North Korea hates America?
Would like to know why North Korea is developing and testing nuclear weapons. Just have heard it's because they feel intimidated by the USA so that's why they're developing this stuff. But I do... more
United States History
describe and discuss the ways in which Andrew Jackson both advanced and obstructed "democracy" as President of the United States.
what his supporters liked about his policies, what his opponents disliked about his policies, and the overall effect of his policies on the nation.
What was the total income of everyone in the United States?
In 2003 the population of the Unites States was 291 million people. The per-capita income was $31,459. What was the total income of everyone in the United States? Express you answer in scientific... more
How did the Cold War change in the 1950s and 1960s?
How did the Cold War change in the 1950s and 1960s? Who was more responsible for the failure to achieve peace between the two superpowers -- the United States or the Soviet Union? Why