Who was the first African-American to run for President of the United States?

Answer Shirley Chisolm was the first African-American to run for President, as she competed in the Democratic primary in 1992. Jesse Jackson was the first African-American man to run for the office, havin... Read More »

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How much money was the first United States President offered?

George Washington became the first president of the United States on April 30, 1789. The salary offered was $25,000 a year, but he refused to take the money. Washington served two terms as the coun... Read More »

First Day Activities for United States History in Middle School?

Engage your middle-school students from the first day of school by creating activities that involve student participation. Consider essential activities for the first day that are fun and informati... Read More »

How did the United States first become involved in Middle Eastern affairs?

The United States first got involved in Middle Eastern affairs during a number of Post-World War II crises such as the Israeli-Arab Conflict, the Coup d'État of Mohammed Mossadegh in Iran, and the... Read More »

Name of the first railroad built entirely across the United States from PA to CA (I think)?

The way you asked the question the answer would be no one railroad ever built completely across the United States. Even the misnamed Transcontinental was built by two railroads. All of the Transco... Read More »