There are 100 civics questions featured in the U.S. Citizenship test. The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services reported that as of June 2018, the overall national pass rate is 91%.
Today, on the 9/11 anniversary, bells will toll and tears will flow as the nation marks a dark day in sorrowful yet hopeful ceremonies.
Labor Day: How it Came About; What it Means
Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country. Read more
At the end of October, Donald Trump spoke in Gettysburg, Pa., and released a plan for his first 100 days in office. Read more
At 12pm on July 20th the Vortic Watch Company unveiled their new product, the “Journeyman Series,” at a kickoff event in Kenjo watch store in New York City. The company decided to launch the product by selling pre-orders on the crowdfunding website kickstarter.com, and they hit their $50,000 funding goal in just under 7 hours. The founders are extremely grateful for the support, but they aren’t finished yet! Read more
The Coast Guard celebrates its birthday today! Today marks 226 years of service. Read more
They were seen on television screens across the nation as Apollo 11 landed on the moon and Neil Armstrong took “one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” Exactly 47 years after that historic day, Armstrong’s familiar blue-tipped gloves and helmet are on display at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. Read more
COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France – Proud veterans in their 90s and families of fallen soldiers are commemorating the epochal D-Day invasion of Normandy 72 years ago that helped the Allies defeat Hitler. Read more
The late photographer Joe Rosenthal recalls his Pulitzer Prize-winning image of United States Marines raising the American flag on Iwo Jima that would later be memorialized in a monument at the Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington, Virginia. Read more