When Did United States Begin


When did the Renaissance begin July 28

When did the Renaissance begin
Credit:PeopleImages.comDigital VisionGetty ImagesThe beginning of the Renaissance signalled the end of the Middle Ages and the start of new ways of thinking and looking at the world. Humanis ...

When did Rick Steves begin running tours of Italy July 29

Rick Steves produces more than 50 travel guidebooks from his headquarters in Washington state. Steves has hosted more than 100 episodes of Rick Steves' Europe on public television, as of April 2015. He writes and co-produces his own shows through his

When did plant life begin to appear on Earth July 28

When did plant life begin to appear on Earth
Credit:De Agostini EditorialDe AgostiniGetty ImagesThough plants first moved onto the land during the Ordovician period, plant life had already appeared in the oceans some time earlier than ...

When did Art Nouveau begin July 28

Art Nouveau drew widely from other art movements prominent in the late 19th century. Traditional Japanese art, wildly popular at the time, was a primary inspiration. However, Art Nouveau was also heavily influenced by Impressionism, the Arts and Craf

When did graphic design begin September 5

Gutenberg's mechanical printing process was introduced in 1455, which led to rapid changes in typography and graphic design. The ability to quickly and efficiently print books and text established the printing industry and led to many developments in

How did the United States get access to the Canal Zone in Panama July 28

How did the United States get access to the Canal Zone in Panama
Credit:Hulton ArchiveHulton ArchiveGetty ImagesIn fact, the first treaty to allocate land for a canal was the Clayton-Bulwer Treaty of 1850. The canal was originally going to pass through Ni ...

How many people are employed in the United States July 28

How many people are employed in the United States
Credit:Compassionate Eye FoundationThe Image BankGetty ImagesThe number of those people employed in the United States has gradually risen since September of 2010. However, the employment num ...

When did the Taliban take over Afghanistan July 28

The Taliban came to power in Afghanistan after the chaotic civil war that occurred following the collapse of the Soviet-supported regime in the early 1990s. With support from the Pakistani government and intelligence services, the Taliban defeated it

When does the United States turn back its clocks July 28

When does the United States turn back its clocks
Credit:LifestockThe Image BankGetty ImagesTurning the clock back an hour returns the time to the standard time for that particular zone. The area then observes standard time until the second ...

Why did the United States want to build the Panama Canal July 28

Why did the United States want to build the Panama Canal
Credit:Nancy RossE+Getty ImagesThe discovery of gold in California in 1848 spurred interest in creating a shorter link between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. The Panama Railway, which open ...

Why did the United States become involved in the Vietnam War July 28

Why did the United States become involved in the Vietnam War
Credit:John WoodworthCollection:Robert Harding World ImageryGetty ImagesAlthough, after the Second World War the worldwide trend was to free colonies and make them independent countries, the ...

How did the government of the United States claim Hawaii as a territory July 28

How did the government of the United States claim Hawaii as a territory
Credit:Floyd ManzanoCC-BY 2.0At the time when Hawaii was annexed, it was an independent republic headed by Samuel Dole, the leader of the owners of sugar plantations on the islands. Dole was ...

Why did the United States reject the Treaty of Versailles July 29

Why did the United States reject the Treaty of Versailles
Credit:Print CollectorHulton ArchiveGetty ImagesIn 1919, the Treaty of Versailles reached the Senate for a vote of ratification. Most Democrats supported the treaty, but the Republicans were ...

Why did the United States want to remain neutral in WWI July 29

Why did the United States want to remain neutral in WWI
Credit:Yuji SakaiThe Image BankGetty ImagesOver time, the German subs' acts of what Theodore Roosevelt called "piracy" became too much for the American public to take, and Wilson a ...
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