Breadcrumb Home > Ask the Editors Archive > US History Cite Ask the Editors Archive US History Jump to a category: - Any -CountriesCivicsFoodAwardsLanguageSportsMoviesAnimalsScienceHumanityUS CitiesUS HistoryMiscellanyArtsMoneyGeographyMathUS StatesInventionsPeopleReligionLiteratureCalendarRace GenderNatureUS StatisticsAstronomyPresidentsWeatherTelevisionHistoryIndex Most of the world has a labor holiday on May 1. Why does the U.S. celebrate it in September? Is this just America being "different"? Obviously people are talking about schools reopening soon. I know that back during polio there was a lot of similar stuff like people leaving cities and closing schools. How did they reopen schools after polio? What do the colors red, white, and blue stand for in the American Flag? I am looking for the name of the 700 foot long ship that laid the first transatlantic cable connecting Europe with North America in 1866. They also say the ship was haunted by a young boy. What is the name of this ship? Who wrote the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag? Was there ever a real wall on Wall Street? What is the origin of the donkey and elephant as the symbols of the Democratic and Republican parties in America? I was always told that the Liberty Bell had an inscription inside the bell. Apparently, the names of different people who helped fix the bell are there. Could you please check this out and let me know where I can look for a write up about it? I roughly recall that the motto of the U.S. Postal Service is in part, "Neither snow nor rain nor dark of night . . ." How does the rest go? Who wrote it? And where does it appear? How much does the Statue of Liberty weigh? Why did Congress (in 1845) select the first Tuesday in November as Election Day? Which Supreme Court justice has served the longest tenure in history? Which vice president cast the most tie-breaking votes in the U.S. Senate? How many? How many bathrooms are there in the White House? Which state in the Union has the highest number of electoral college votes? What candidate has run in the most U.S. presidential elections? I can't find the war that the phrase "the shot heard 'round the world" refers to? Who is the youngest person ever appointed to the Supreme Court? My friend says there was an emperor of the United States. What's the story with that? When was the first Macy's Parade? Pagination Current page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Next page Next ? Last page Last Top Ten Frequently Asked QuestionsOther Archives:Feature ArchivePoll ArchiveQuiz ArchiveTimeline ArchiveTop Ten Archive TrendingHere are the facts and trivia that people are buzzing about. August 2021 Current Events: US News Record Highest Temperatures by State The Megacities of Africa The Mongol Empire The Real World Destinations of Greek Mythology The Most and Least Religious Countries ?