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  1. List of years in the United States - Wikipedia

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    1800s 1800 1801 1802 1803 1804 1805 1806 1807 1808 1809

  2. List of presidents of the United States - Wikipedia

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    The president of the United States is the head of state and head of government of the United States, indirectly elected to a 4-year term by the people through the Electoral College. The officeholder leads the executive branch of the federal government and is the commander-in-chief of the United States Armed Forces.

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    January 20, 2017 – Incumbent
    January 20, 2009 – January 20, 2017
    January 20, 2001 – January 20, 2009
    January 20, 1993 – January 20, 2001
  3. List of recessions in the United States - Wikipedia

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    In 1826, England forbade the United States to trade with English colonies, and in 1827, the United States adopted a counter-prohibition. Trade declined, just as credit became tight for manufacturers in New England. 1833–34 recession 1833–1834 ~1 year ~4 years The United States' economy declined moderately in 1833–34.

  4. List of elections in the United States - Wikipedia

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    The President of the United States is elected to a four-year term. Each of the 435 seats in the United States House of Representatives are elected to two-year terms. The 100 members in the United States Senate are elected to six-year terms, with one-third of them being renewed every two years.

  5. List of incidents of civil unrest in the United States ...

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    1861–1865: American Civil War, April 12 – 9, United States 1861 – Baltimore Riot of 1861 , April 19, (a.k.a. the Pratt Street Riot), Baltimore, Maryland 1861 – Camp Jackson Affair , May 10, Union forces clash with Confederate sympathizers on the streets of St. Louis, 28 dead, 100 injured., St. Louis, Missouri

  6. List of U.S. state capitals - Simple English Wikipedia, the ...

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    The dates listed in the following table indicate the years it has continuously served as the state's sole capital. Most states have changed their capital city at least once. In the case of the thirteen original states, "statehood" in the table refers to its date of ratification of the United States Constitution .

  7. List of amendments to the United States Constitution - Simple ...

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    3 years 6 months 22 days 17th: Allows the people to elect United States Senators by voting. May 13, 1912 April 8, 1913 10 months 26 days 18th: Made it illegal to make or sell alcohol in the United States. Repealed on December 5, 1933: December 18, 1917 January 16, 1919 1 year 0 months 29 days 19th: Gives women the right to vote: June 4, 1919 ...

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    The states cannot be sued by people who live in other states or countries; the states can only be sued by their own citizens. Passed because the states were angry about the Supreme Court's decision in Chisholm v. Georgia. Overturned Chisholm v. Georgia
    March 4, 1794
    February 7, 1795
    Changed the way the President and the Vice President are elected
    December 9, 1803
    June 15, 1804
    Made slavery illegal in the United States. Also made involuntary servitude (being forced to work, often for very little pay) illegal, except as punishment for a crime.
    January 31, 1865
    December 6, 1865
    Promises due process rights before taking away "life, liberty, or property" (the Due Process Clause). Promises the country will give everyone "the equal protection of the laws" (the Equal Protection Clause). Says that all people born in the U.S. or naturalized here are citizens. Also deals with post-Civil War issues.
    June 13, 1866
    July 9, 1868
  8. List of serial killers in the United States - Wikipedia

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    Barfield was the first woman in the United States to be executed after the 1976 resumption of capital punishment and the first since 1962. She was also the first woman to be executed by lethal injection. Barnabet, Clementine: 1911 35 35 Escaped from prison

  9. List of school shootings in the United States - Wikipedia

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    This is a chronological list of school shootings in the United States, including shootings on school buses.. Any shooting that occurred at a K-12 public or private school, as well as at colleges and universities are included.

  10. List of amendments to the United States Constitution - Wikipedia

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    Thirty-three amendments to the United States Constitution have been proposed by the United States Congress and sent to the states for ratification since the Constitution was put into operation on March 4, 1789. Twenty-seven of these, having been ratified by the requisite number of states, are part of the Constitution.

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