99. When do we celebrate Independence Day?

When do we celebrate Independence Day - July 4th

July 4 In the United States, we celebrate Independence Day on July 4 to mark the anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. After signing the Declaration of Independence, John Adams wrote to his wife, “I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated, by succeeding Generations, as the great anniversary Festival.” […]

93. Name one state that borders Mexico

Name one state that borders Mexico - Mexico–United States border

California Arizona New Mexico Texas The border between the United States and Mexico is about 1,900 miles long and spans four U.S. states— Arizona, California, New Mexico, and Texas. The United States established the border with Mexico after the Mexican-American War and the Gadsden Purchase in 1853. The Gadsden Purchase helped the United States get […]

92. Name one state that borders Canada

Name one state that borders Canada - Canada–United States border

Maine Minnesota New Hampshire North Dakota Vermont Montana New York Idaho Pennsylvania Washington Ohio Alaska Michigan The northern border of the United States stretches more than 5,000 miles from Maine in the East to Alaska in the West. There are 13 states on the border with Canada. The Treaty of Paris of 1783 established the […]

81. Who did the United States fight in World War II?

Who did the United States fight in World War II - Japan Germany and Italy

Japan, Germany, and Italy The Japanese bombed U.S. naval bases in a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on December 7, 1941. The next day, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, as commander in chief of the military, obtained an official declaration of war from Congress. Japan’s partners in the Axis, Italy and Germany, then declared war […]

52. What do we show loyalty to when we say the Pledge of Allegiance?

What do we show loyalty to when we say the Pledge of Allegiance

the United States the flag The flag is an important symbol of the United States. The Pledge of Allegiance to the flag states, “I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.” When […]