What year was American Samoa acquired by the United States?

Answer According to the American Samoa Historic Preservation Office, the Tripartite Convention of 1899 formally established American Samoa as a territory of the United States. The United States took the e... Read More »

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What country did france receive that land from before the louisiana purchase?

France originally owned Louisiana as a colony, but ceded the portion west of the Mississippi River to Spain at the end of the French and Indian Wars in 1763. France gained the land back from Spain ... Read More »

Can I purchase a long gun in Louisiana with an out-of-state driver's license?

According to the Violence Policy Center, "Federal Firearms License (FFL) holders doing business in their home state may sell long guns to residents of any state, as long as all laws of both states ... Read More »

Can a pregnant 19-year-old girl marry a 17-year-old boy in Arkansas or Louisiana without parental consent?

Here is what I found about getting married in these two states if you are under the age of 18.Under 18 in Louisiana:If either party to the marriage is between the ages of 16 and 18, the presence an... Read More »

If a 22-year-old man has a baby with a 16-year-old can he get joint custody of the child in the state of Louisiana?

Answer There may be an equally serious issue to address first before the adult male can consider petitioning the court for custodial rights to the child. The age for a minor to engage in consensual... Read More »