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  1. In the United States, a person must be at least 30 years old in order to serve as a Senator. Due to this rule, the average age of currently serving Senators is 64 years old with most Senators taking office at the age of 51. With such high average ages, it’s no surprise that several Senators have served in their 80s and beyond.

  2. James Earl Cater Jr, better known as President Jimmy Carter, is currently the oldest living President in the United States at the age of 97. President Carter served as the 39 th president of the United States from January 20, 1977 – January 20, 1981. Prior to becoming president, Carter was a Georgia state senator from 1963 to 1967 as well as ...

  3. President of the Senate is a title often given to the presiding officer of a senate.It corresponds to the speaker in some other assemblies.. The senate president often ranks high in a jurisdiction's succession for its top executive office: for example, the president of the Senate of Nigeria is second in line for succession to the presidency, after only the vice president of the Federal ...

  4. Constitutional background. The Appointments Clause in Article II, Section 2, Clause 2 of the United States Constitution empowers the President of the United States to nominate and, with the confirmation (advice and consent) of the United States Senate, to appoint public officials, including justices of the United States Supreme Court.

  5. Question: Who was the first woman to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court? Answer: Sandra Day O’Connor was an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1981 to 2006. She was the first woman to serve on the Supreme Court. Question: Which major retailer was founded by Sam Walton in Rogers, Arkansas, in 1962?

  6. The 13th president of the United States Millard Fillmore whose insistence on federal enforcement of the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 alienated the North and led to the destruction of the Whig Party. Question: Which U.S. president's famous campaign slogan was "I like Ike!"? Answer: Dwight Eisenhower was the 34th President of the United States. Men ...

  7. Aug 11, 2022 · Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the original 13 as the nation expanded across the North American continent and acquired a number of ...