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Why is Wilmington important?

Why is Wilmington important? Settled by the English along the Cape Fear River, the city was named after Spencer Compton, 1st Earl of Wilmington. Its historic downtown has a 1.75-mile (2.82 km) Riverwalk, developed as a tourist attraction in the late 20th century…. Wilmington, North Carolina Website http://www.wilmingtonnc.gov/ Is Wilmington NC worth visiting? Wilmington’s historic […]

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Why did Germany leave Switzerland alone?

Why did Germany leave Switzerland alone? Well, they needed Switzerland for a number of reasons, one being a safe place where to store all the gold and other valuables “collected” all over Europe. They didn’t need Switzerland as a safe place to store anything because the Germans thought they were going to win the war. […]

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How did the US acquire the Oregon Territory in 1846?

How did the US acquire the Oregon Territory in 1846? In 1846 the Oregon Treaty was signed between the US and Britain to settle the boundary dispute. The British gained the land north of the 49th parallel, including the Vancouver Island and the United States received the territory south of the parallel. How did us […]

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How many US presidents are still alive in 2020?

How many US presidents are still alive in 2020? Currently, in addition to the incumbent, Joe Biden, there are five living former presidents: Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, Barack Obama and Donald Trump. Who is next in command after the President? Current order of succession No. Office Incumbent 1 Vice President Kamala Harris […]

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