94. What is the capital of the United States?

What is the capital of the United States - Washington DC

Washington, D.C. When the Constitution established our nation in 1789, the capital of the United States was in New York City. Congress soon began discussing the location of a permanent capital city. In Congress, representatives of northern states argued with representatives of southern states. Each side wanted the capital to be in its own region. […]

90. What ocean is on the East Coast of the United States?

What ocean is on the East Coast of the United States - Atlantic Ocean

Atlantic (Ocean) The Atlantic Ocean is on the East Coast of the United States. The ocean was named after the giant Atlas from Greek mythology. It is the second largest ocean in the world. The Atlantic Ocean is a major sea route for ships. It is one of the most frequently traveled oceans in the […]

86. What major event happened on September 11, 2001, in the United States?

What major event happened on September 11 2001 in the United States - Terrorists attacked the United States

Terrorists attacked the United States. On September 11, 2001, four airplanes flying out of U.S. airports were taken over by terrorists from the Al-Qaeda network of Islamic extremists. Two of the planes crashed into the World Trade Center’s Twin Towers in New York City, destroying both buildings. One of the planes crashed into the Pentagon […]

73. Name the U.S. war between the North and the South

Name the US war between the North and the South - The Civil War

the Civil War the War between the States The American Civil War is also known as the War between the States. It was a war between the people in the northern states and those in the southern states. The Civil War was fought in many places across the United States, but most battles were fought […]

69. Who is the “Father of Our Country”?

Who is the Father of Our Country - George Washington

(George) Washington George Washington is called the Father of Our Country. He was the first American president. Before that, he was a brave general who led the Continental Army to victory over Great Britain during the American Revolutionary War. After his victory over the British Army, Washington retired to his farm in Virginia named Mount […]

64. There were 13 original states. Name three

There were 13 original states - Name three

New Hampshire Delaware Massachusetts Maryland Rhode Island Virginia Connecticut North Carolina New York South Carolina New Jersey Georgia Pennsylvania The 13 original states were all former British colonies. Representatives from these colonies came together and declared independence from Great Britain in 1776. After the Revolutionary War, the colonies became free and independent states. When the […]

62. Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?

Who wrote the Declaration of Independence - Thomas Jefferson

(Thomas) Jefferson Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence in 1776. He was a very important political leader and thinker. Some of the most important ideas about the American government are found in the Declaration of Independence, such as the idea that all people are created equal. Another important idea is that people are born […]