Who Made the American Flag?

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The question of who made the American flag sounds like a simple one to answer until you consider the fact that there have been 27 flag designs since 1777. The design has evolved through necessity, and various designers can make their claims. But, two names stand out.

Who Wrote the National Anthem?

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Francis Scott Key, a Maryland lawyer and slaveholder, composed ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’ on September 14th, 1814. It was adopted as the United States’ national anthem more than a century later. There’s much more to the story behind the song, though, and many interesting facts that the ordinary American may not be aware of.

Roman Numeral Converter

Click here if you would like to learn how to read Roman Numerals. Roman Numeral Calculator: If you would like to convert Arabic Numbers (what you may think of as normal) into Roman Numerals, then you can use the following calculator. It’s very simple to use. Just enter any number in the form, and it […]

Straw Polls Role in US Politics

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The world of politics is constantly changing, and the role of a straw poll is no exception. This article will explore the history of straw polls in US politics and how they evolve with today’s technology. You’ll read about the pros and cons of using straw polls for different purposes, as well as some examples […]

How Old Is the United States?

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The age of the United States depends on what stage you are counting as the birth. For the purpose of this article, we will define birth as the Declaration of Independence.