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Which country other than USA named its capital after the president of the United States?
Liberia was created in 1847 by freed slaves from the United States. They established a government modelled on that of the United States and named its capital city, Monrovia after James Monroe, a prominent supporter of the colonization.
What was the famous joke Ronald Reagan said as a microphone test in 1984?
Russia has just been outlawed. Reagan displayed a lot of humor. As a microphone test prior to his weekly radio address in August 1984, he said "My fellow Americans, I'm pleased to tell you today that I've signed legislation that will outlaw Russia forever. We begin bombing in five minutes."
What is Barack Obama's Middle name?
Hussein. Barack Hussein Obama II is named after his father, Barack Hussein Obama, Sr. Hussein is a commonly given Arabic name which is the diminutive of Hassan, meaning "good", "handsome" or "beautiful". Hussein is also a surname of the royal family in Jordan.
What religion was US President John F. Kennedy?
Roman Catholic. JFK was the first, and only so far, Catholic president of the United States.
Which US president used ideology of the Big Stick in foreign policy?
Roosevelt. Big stick ideology, refers to U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt’s foreign policy: "speak softly and carry a big stick, you will go far." Roosevelt described his style of foreign policy as "the exercise of intelligent forethought and of decisive action sufficiently far in advance of any likely crisis.The idea is negotiating peacefully but also having strength in case things go wrong. Simultaneously threatening with the "big stick", or the military, ties in heavily with the idea of Realpolitik, which implies a pursuit of political power that resembles Machiavellian ideals.
What nationality was Martin Van Buren?
American. Martin Van Buren was the eighth president of the United States. 'Van' suggests Dutch origin of his surname, but the capitalized form indicates anglicised version - like Eddie Van Halen (as opposite to Dutch lower-case Vincent van Gogh).
Air Force One is the US President's plane. What is Marine One?
A helicopter. Marine One is the call sign of any United States Marine Corps aircraft carrying the President of the United States. It usually denotes a helicopter operated by the HMX-1 "Nighthawks" squadron, either the large VH-3D Sea King or the newer, smaller VH-60N "WhiteHawk".
Who was the U.S. President at the time of Martin Luther King's assassination?
Lyndon B. Johnson. Martin Luther King, American clergyman and civil rights leader, was fatally shot at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, on April 4, 1968. President Lyndon B. Johnson made a personal call to King's wife, Coretta Scott King, and declared April 7 a national day of mourning, on which the U.S. flag would be flown at half-staff.