NPR was incorporated in February 1970 under the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967; its television counterpart, PBS, was created by the same legislation. [437][438] Aside from the Native American, Native Hawaiian, and Native Alaskan populations, nearly all Americans or their ancestors immigrated within the past five centuries. This further expanded acreage under mechanical cultivation, increasing surpluses for international markets. [67] With extremely high birth rates, low death rates, and steady settlement, the colonial population grew rapidly, eclipsing Native American populations. [30][31][32] The Clovis culture, which appeared around 11,000 BC, is believed to represent the first wave of human settlement of the Americas. Rock bands such as Metallica, the Eagles, and Aerosmith are among the highest grossing in worldwide sales. Toys "R" Us is an international toy, clothing, and baby product retailer owned by Tru Kids, Inc. (d.b.a. [266], Of Americans 25 and older, 84.6% graduated from high school, 52.6% attended some college, 27.2% earned a bachelor's degree, and 9.6% earned graduate degrees. 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Wikipedia e @Wikipedia Following Psst...send us a gif and we'll tell you a fact about it.Y 1:34 PM 16 Aug 2018 22 Retweets 89 Likes Tweet your reply Pete Jones @PETE MF JONES 3h Replying to @Wikipedia GIF Wikipedia@Wikipedia 2h How did you even find this? [7] Because the list of examples is so long, it is divided into sublists based on subject matter. The number of administrators continues to shrink. [153], Originating within U.S. military defense networks, the Internet spread to international academic platforms and then to the public in the 1990s, greatly affecting the global economy, society, and culture. [229] However, the WMF, its Board, and Staff disavow any accountability for the Wikipedia encyclopedia.,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Wikipedia donors feel entitled to more than a mug or a tote bag,,,, This, for example ("Controversies"), where an editor did not know it was already in the article. I didn't know I'd have to write a description. [10][11], Below is a growing list of around 300 examples of liberal bias, deceit, edits stemming from corrupting conflicts of interest, frivolous gossip, and blatant errors on Wikipedia. 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Capital Largest mi 2 km 2 mi 2 km 2 mi 2 km 2 Alabama: AL … No worthwhile encyclopedia in existence has an article on zoophilia/bestiality with an entire section on "arguments for zoophilia" plus pictures depicting zoophilia. In the visual arts, the Hudson River School was a mid-19th-century movement in the tradition of European naturalism. This useful conceptual term has since been converted to what purports to be of great use, but without the reinforcement of definition ... the term IT lacks substance when applied to the name of any function, discipline, or position. [218], As of 2018[update], 52% of Americans age 15 and over were married, 6% were widowed, 10% were divorced, and 32% had never been married. GDP. The "red states" of the South and parts of the Great Plains and Rocky Mountains are relatively conservative. ", "American Samoa and the Citizenship Clause: A Study in Insular Cases Revisionism", "Federal judge rules American Samoans are US citizens by birth", "Judge puts citizenship ruling for American Samoans on hold", "Donald Trump Is Elected President in Stunning Repudiation of the Establishment", Office of the Clerk of the United States House of Representatives, "Taiwan: Major U.S. Arms Sales Since 1990", "Taiwan's Force Modernization: The American Side", "New Zealand: Background and Bilateral Relations with the United States", "The Republic of the Philippines and U.S. Mark Twain and poet Walt Whitman were major figures in the century's second half; Emily Dickinson, virtually unknown during her lifetime, is now recognized as an essential American poet. [328], In 2010 taxes collected by federal, state and municipal governments amounted to 24.8% of GDP. [345] Defense spending plays a major role in science and technology investment, with roughly half of U.S. federal research and development funded by the Department of Defense. The District of Columbia and the five major U.S. territories each have one member of Congress—these members are not allowed to vote. [154] Due to the dot-com boom, stable monetary policy, and reduced social welfare spending, the 1990s saw the longest economic expansion in modern U.S. Americans had developed an ideology of "republicanism", asserting that government rested on the will of the people as expressed in their local legislatures. The United States emerged from the thirteen British colonies established along the East Coast. Wikipedia is sympathetic to Fidel Castro in its entry about Cuba. "[38], Companies in the information technology field are often discussed as a group as the "tech sector" or the "tech industry".[39][40][41]. Avoid mentioning posts that were made by new Wikipedians or anonymous Wikipedians, unless their biased edits were not reverted after a substantial amount of time. Click on any state to learn more about this state.