Category: North America

Ohio State Symbols

Ohio State Facts, Symbols and History

Ohio Fast Facts Capital: Columbus (popularity). 755 (2008 est.) Ohio population: 11,544,225 ( 2012 est.) (7th) Ohio Quarter: The Ohio Quarter is the second quarter of 2002 and the 17th quarter released in the...

Oklahoma State Symbols

Oklahoma State Facts, Symbols and History

Oklahoma Fast Facts Capital: Oklahoma City (popularity). 547,274 (2010 est.) Oklahoma population: 3,814,820 ( 2012 est.) (28th) Oklahoma Quarter: The first quarter commemorative coin issued in 2008 honors Oklahoma and is the 46th coin...

Oregon State Symbols

Oregon State Facts, Symbols and History

Oregon Fast Facts Capital: Salem (popularity). 151,913 (2008 est.) Oregon Population: 3,899,353 ( 2012 est.) (27th) The Oregon Quarter is the third quarter released in 2005 honors Oregon and is 33rd in the United...

Pennsylvania State Symbols

Pennsylvania State Facts, Symbols and History

Pennsylvania Fast Facts Capital: Harrisburg (popularity). 47,196 (2010 est.) Pennsylvania population: 12,763,536 ( 2012 est.) (6th) The Pennsylvania Quarter The Pennsylvania Quarter, the 2nd quarter in the 50 State Quarters® Program series, features the...

Utah State Symbols

Utah State Facts, Symbols and History

Utah Fast Facts Capital: Salt Lake City (popularity). 180.651 (2008 est.) Utah population: 2,855,287 ( 2012 est.) (34th) Utah Quarter: The fifth and final quarter commemorative coin, issued in 2007, honors Utah and is...

Vermont State Symbols

Vermont State Facts, Symbols and History

Vermont Fast Facts Capital: Montpelier (popularity). 7,821 (2010 est.) (least populous state capital in the US) Vermont population: 626,011 ( 2012 est.) (49th) Vermont Quarter: The Vermont Quarter is the fourth quarter in the...

Virginia State Symbols

Virginia State Facts, Symbols and History

Virginia Fast Facts Capital: Richmond (popularity). 200.123 (2008 est.) Virginia population: 8,185,867 ( 2012 est.) (12th) Virginia Quarter The Virginia quarter, 10th in the series and the last quarter to be released in the...

Washington State Symbols

Washington State Facts, Symbols and History

Washington Fast Facts Capital: Olympia (popularity). 44,925 (2008 est.) Washington Population: 6,897,012 ( 2012 est.) (13th) Washington Quarter The second quarter commemorative coin, issued in 2007, honors Washington and is the 42nd coin in...

Washington DC History

Washington DC History

Washington: a city of symbols or a symbol of power Washington is the capital of the USA. This is an axiom known all over the world. But what do we know about this city,...

Wisconsin State Symbols

Wisconsin State Facts, Symbols and History

Wisconsin Fast Facts Capital: Madison (popularity). 228.775 (2008 est.) Wisconsin Population: 5,726,398 ( 2012 Census) (20th) The Wisconsin Quarter The Wisconsin Quarter was the fifth quarter of 2004 and the 30th quarter released in...

Wyoming State Symbols

Wyoming State Facts, Symbols and History

Wyoming Fast Facts Capital: Cheyenne (popularity). 55,995 (2010 est.) Wyoming Population: 576,412 ( 2012 est.) (50th) Wyoming Quarter: The fourth quarter commemorative coin issued in 2007 honors Wyoming and is the 44th coin in...

Guatemala Description

Guatemala Description

Currency: Quetzal (Q or GTQ), equal to 100 centavos Language: Spanish Guatemala– one of the most colorful countries in Central America. One of the centers of the powerful civilization of the Maya Indians (II – IX...

California Travel Guide

California Travel Guide

California climate In California, the climate can be divided into three zones : On the coast, the temperatures are lower than in the interior due to the moderate influence of the relatively cool Pacific...

Katmai National Park

Katmai National Park

Katmai National Park was founded on December 2nd, 1980, making it a relatively young national park in America. Located in the US state of Alaska, up to 23,800 visitors travel to the Katmai National...

Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park

The extremely popular Joshua Tree National Park is located in the US state of California. Over 1.2 million visitors come to California to experience Joshua Tree National Park. The desert landscape extends over an...

Cuban Missile Crisis

Cuban Missile Crisis

The 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis was the most dangerous confrontation in the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union and was triggered by the stationing of Soviet nuclear missiles in Cuba....

Cold War

Cold War

Cold War, a catchphrase for a non-military confrontation between two states or groups of states. Means, methods, objectives: The spectrum of means and methods used in a Cold War includes: the establishment and expansion...

Study System in USA

Study System in USA

The academic year in the US is usually divided into two semesters. However, the trimester system has prevailed at some universities. The grading system also shows differences within the USA. For example, some universities...