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Technological Advancements

Technological Advancements Certain advancements during the 1920s in the design and technology of aircraft gave the United States a new role in the international sphere of aviation.…

Lithuania Department of State Background

U.S. Department of State Background Note Lithuania Index: Geography People Government and Political Conditions Economy Foreign Relations GEOGRAPHYThe largest and most populous of the Baltic…

Early 20th-Century Developments in Human Flight

Kitty Hawk to World War II The Wright brothers near Kitty Hawk, NC. Although there is some debate about who was the first to fly an airplane, credit for this feat is usually given to Wilbur (…

Switzerland Department of State Background

U.S. Department of State Background Note Switzerland Index: People History Government Political Conditions Economy Foreign Relations U.S.-Swiss Relations PEOPLESwitzerland sits at the…

United Kingdom Department of State Background

U.S. Department of State Background Note United Kingdom Index: People History Government Political Conditions Economy Defense and Foreign Relations U.S.-United Kingdom Relations PEOPLEThe…

Belgium Department of State Background

U.S. Department of State Background Note Belgium Index: Geography and People History Government and Political Conditions Economy U.S.-Belgian Relations GEOGRAPHY AND PEOPLEBelgium is located in…

Ghana

(Encyclopedia) Ghana, officially Republic of Ghana, republic (2015 est. pop. 27,583,000), 92,099 sq mi (238,536 sq km), W Africa, on the Gulf of Guinea, an arm of the Atlantic Ocean. The capital and…

Denmark

(Encyclopedia) Denmark dn´märk, Dan. Danmark, officially Kingdom of Denmark, kingdom (2015 est. pop. 5,689,000), 16,629 sq mi (43,069 sq km), N Europe. It borders on Germany in the south, the North…