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1 Virginia Dare was the first child born in the Roanoke Colony in 1587. History > United States 01/09/15
2 The Marines were founded in the Tun Tavern, as is traditionally stated, in 1775. History > United States 11/05/13
3 In 1925, a sequoia over 300 feet high, located in California's King Canyon National Park, was named the nation's Christmas tree. History > United States 06/10/13
4 John Hanson was the first president of the United States. He served while the Articles of Confederation were in play. The first person to serve as president of the United States under the Constitution was George Washington. History > United States 06/11/11
5 Henry Ford improved the car but he did not invent it. Instead, he invented the assembly line. History > United States 12/08/09
6 Barack Obama is the first African-American President of the United States. History > United States 07/19/09
7 Barack Obama is the 44th president of the United States. History > United States 02/20/09
8 The United States Mint was established in 1792 in Philadelphia. History > United States 12/23/08
9 Colorado was the 38th state to join the union. History > United States 12/22/08
10 Vermont was the first state admitted to the United States after the original 13 colonies became states. History > United States 12/16/08
11 Pennsylvania became a state on December 12, 1787. History > United States 12/14/08
12 Virginia became a state on June 25, 1788. History > United States 12/14/08
13 Utah became a state on January 4, 1896. History > United States 12/14/08
14 West Virginia became a state on June 20, 1863. History > United States 12/14/08
15 Tennessee became a state on June 1, 1796. History > United States 12/13/08

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