President Jimmy Carter taught Sunday school at First Baptist Church in Washington, D.C while in office.
- Under what president did the last American troops leave Vietnam? The last American troops left Vietnam under President Gerald Ford (served 1974-77). The troops left on April 29, 1975. The Saigon government surrendered shortly thereafter.
- What was the first nation to grant women the right to vote? The self-governing colony of New Zealand gave women the right to vote on September 19, 1893. Ninety thousand women voted in their first election on November 28, 1893. Switzerland was the last Western…
- When is George Washington’s birthday? For the first 19 years of his life, George Washington (born in 1731) celebrated his birthday on February 11. After the British parliament replaced the Julian calendar with the Gregorian calendar (in 1752),…
- What was the longest-running sitcom on TV? "The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet," which ran for fourteen seasons (1952-66) on ABC, was the longest-running sitcom on TV.
- What is “logocentrism”? Logocentrism is the habit of assigning truth to words. Deconstructionists seek to combat logocentrism by deconstructing, or taking apart, texts: exposing hidden presuppositions; revealing texts as essentially indeterminate and unreadable.
- Who changed the name of the Maryland presidential retreat from Shangri-La to Camp David? Dwight D. Eisenhower changed the name Shangri-La to Camp David in 1953, naming it after his grandson.