Category «USA»

Colonisation of the Philippines

Colonisation of the Philippines 1521 to 1946

The Philippines became a colony of Spain in 1521. The Philippines was a Spanish colony for 377 years.

The Philippines became a United States colony on 11th April 1899. The Philippines was a US colony for 47 years.

Presidents of the United States

List of Presidents of the United States before and after the Constitution

There were 7 Presidents of the Continental Congress between 1774 and 1779

There were 10 Presidents of the United States in Congress Assembled between 1781 and 1788

The First President of the United States itself was George Washington, from 30 April 1789. He was also the Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army from 15 June 1775 to 23 December 1783. A position now held by each US President.

Median Wealth per Adult in 2017

Median Wealth per Adult USD 2017

The 2017 Global Wealth Databook shows that Iceland has the highest Median Wealth per Adult (based on the USD FX rate at the time) in the world.

Iceland is shown as having 72% of its population with a wealth of between $100,000 and $1 million US dollars.

Australia comes in at 3rd Position (with 37.3% having a wealth of between $100,000 and $1 million US dollars), the United Kingdom came in at 12th position (with 46.1% having a wealth of between $100,000 and $1 million US dollars), with the United States at position 25 (with 33.7% having a wealth of between $100,000 and $1 million US dollars).

Will Meghan Markle be able to keep her US Citizenship?

On marriage to Prince Harry, Will Megan Markle be able to keep her US Citizenship?

Former Buckingham Palace press secretary Dickie Arbiter told News Corp said the citizenship issue surrounding Miss Markle was ‘an interesting one’. ‘Meghan can marry Harry but it would be in her interest to become a British citizen,’ he said.
May not even NEED British citizenship, let alone give up her American one.

There is also a precedent, already discussed way back in he past….

US Deporting Illegal Immigrants

From 2017: President Donald Trump plans to deport 2 to 3 million undocumented immigrants.
Between 2009 and 2015 President Barack Obama removed more than 2.5 million people through immigration orders.
Between 2001 and 2009 President George W. Bush’s deported just over two million.

Muslim Population and the US Trump Ban

And anyone arriving from seven Muslim-majority countries – Iraq, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen – faces a 90-day visa suspension
This ban is on the above seven countries and total just 13% of the worlds Muslim Population.
The remaining 83% of the worlds Muslim Population are not included in this ban.