Search type Search syntax
Tags [tag]
Exact "words here"
Author user:1234
user:me (yours)
Score score:3 (3+)
score:0 (none)
Answers answers:3 (3+)
answers:0 (none)
isaccepted:yes
hasaccepted:no
inquestion:1234
Views views:250
Sections title:apples
body:"apples oranges"
URL url:"*.example.com"
Favorites infavorites:mine
infavorites:1234
Status closed:yes
duplicate:no
migrated:no
wiki:no
Types is:question
is:answer
Exclude -[tag]
-apples
For more details on advanced search visit our help page
Results tagged with Search options user 27618

The United States of America is a nation-state stretching across North America between Canada and Mexico, plus Alaska in the continent's northwest, the mid-Pacific archipelago of Hawaii and several territories in the Pacific & Caribbean. Founded by European émigrés rebelling from British control in the 1700s, the US spread across the continent by conquest and land-purchase to become the most powerful country on the planet after the Cold War in the 1900s.

3
votes
Was New York or Philadelphia ever declared the capital of the United States Yes when New York became the capital in (1784) and the last time Philadelphia became the capital (July 16, 1790) both w …
answered Apr 17 '18 by JMS
3
votes
Really interesting question.... I went through about 8 sources. There are a lot of cool sources on how Chicago laid out it's north south east and west grids around the epicenter of State and Madison …
answered Dec 13 '17 by JMS
3
votes
3answers
How many hours per week did Andrew Carnegie's steel workers put in on average from 1885 until 1900 when he sold his business?
asked Dec 19 '17 by JMS
4
votes
1answer
During the First Barbary War. The USS Philadelphia was giving chase to a Barbary Corsair in the bay of Tripoli when she ran aground October 31, 1803. Captain Bainbridge at first gave orders to put …
asked Jan 12 '18 by JMS
6
votes
Morocco was a Barbary Pirate state. Morocco did prey on US shipping during the revolution, and the Treaty of Marrakech was the direct result of extortion by Morocco on the United States for tribu …
answered Dec 6 '17 by JMS
2
votes
I would say your friend is mostly wrong if he used the term Abolitionist. I include Garrison up front because he was a famous abolitionist of his day, had written their declaration of beliefs in 1830 …
answered Dec 7 '17 by JMS
2
votes
The comparison between the soviet gulag system and US prison system would have to be made on % population confined. I’ve seen no numbers on that, nor did you provide numbers, other comparisons such a …
answered Nov 16 '17 by JMS
6
votes
Likely Because George H W Bush wanted to run for President and he hadn’t yet figured out how he was going to obfuscate the fact that he had been a vocal and powerful voice in favor of the policy and h …
answered Dec 6 '17 by JMS
58
votes
Question: Has the United States ever had a non-Christian President? Short Answer: Roughly 18% - 25% of all American Presidents were "non- Christian". Or stated another way, …
answered May 4 by JMS
8
votes
Do we know with any certainty if (any founding fathers) read Spinoza? Great Question. I've been thinking about it ever since I first saw it. I hope I can do it justice. . Short Answer D …
answered Dec 15 '17 by JMS
2
votes
How many hours per week did Andrew Carnegie's steel workers put in on average during 1885's - 1900 when he sold his business? Here is what I've found so far on the hours per week.. 12 hours per …
answered Dec 19 '17 by JMS
4
votes
Many foreigners fought in the American Civil War. Often in their own regiments both in the North and the South. In the North one reason for this was the way the Enrollment Act was written. One co …
answered Jan 25 '18 by JMS
6
votes
Yeah, that gift while arguable from the American People, was paid for by President Obama. I'm glad the Queen liked the Broach the Obama's got her from a small shop here in D.C., better than the ip …
answered Jul 18 '18 by JMS
-1
votes
1answer
The Highest award for valor in the United States Armed Services is the Medal of Honor; sometimes referred to the Congressional Medal of Honor. Has anyone received this high honor while retreating …
asked Jan 10 '18 by JMS
10
votes
Question: At what point did high school become a standard prerequisite for university students in the USA? The United States educational system unlike those in Europe is not centralized and thu …
answered Dec 3 '18 by JMS

15 30 50 per page