The thirteen colonies were colonies for what country?


There may have been other instances in history in which thirteen colonies were part of a country but I suspect you are referring to the thirteen colonies that made up British America. British America was a name used by the British to recognize the independence of the original thirteen United States of America in 1783. […]

What happend to many Japanese Americans during WWll?


Most of the Japanese living in America were put into interment camps after Pearl Harbor.  While these internment camps weren’t the greatest places to live, they were not nearly as bad as the concentration camps in Germany.  The Americans, and I should also say the Canadians and a couple other countries, didn’t want to slaughter […]

Why is Chicago called ‘The Windy City’?


Most believe that Chicago is called ‘The Windy City’ because it’s very windy in Chicago.  If you live in Chicago, or you just don’t want to see a good city tarnished, stop reading here and continue believing Chicago is called ‘The Windy City’ because of the prevailing wind.  If not read on and find out […]

Are there travel restrictions on a US permanent resident status?


While there may be travel restrictions on the country that you are traveling to, there are no United States imposed restrictions on international traveling for those who have permanent resident status (a green card).  To travel internationally the permanent resident of the United States must have a passport from their original country of origin, and […]

Why is the snow in Utah so good?


Utah is known for its great ski conditions.  The snow is often ‘powder’ snow and this is optimal for skiers and snowboarders.  Powder snow is dry and doesn’t stick together; as a result it won’t stick to skies and snowboards either.  This provides a higher top speed, and quite often a softer landing on wipeouts. […]

What is involved in getting dual citizenship for the US and Mexico?


In order to become a citizen of Mexico, or to have dual-citizenship stats, you must have had a parent born in Mexico.  If you are American and your parents are not Mexican you can still move and work in Mexico, but you’ll need a work visa.  The rules between the two countries are not going […]

Who was the 44th President of the United States of America?

Barack Obama

The 44th President of the United States is Barack Obama. He assumed office on January 20th, 2009 after winning the presidential election on November 4th, 2008. Elections in the United States are held every four years, and each President is able to serve a maximum of two terms. President Obama is currently half way through […]

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