Mardi Gras is the annual Carnival celebration in Mobile, Alabama.It is the oldest official Carnival celebration in the United States, started by Frenchman Nicholas Langlois in 1703 when Mobile was the capital of Louisiana.
The State of Alabama is located in the South-Eastern region of the United States. Alabama is bordered by the state of Georgia in the east; by Mississippi in the west; by Tennessee in the north; and by Florida and the Gulf of Mexico in the south. Regional Maps: Map of North America. Outline Map of Alabama
This table lists the 331 incorporated places in the United States (excluding the U.S. territories) with a population of at least 100,000 on July 1, 2021, as estimated by the United States Census Bureau. Five states—Delaware, Maine, Vermont, West Virginia, and Wyoming—have no cities with populations of 100,000 or more. The table displays:
Die Alabama Drydock and Shipbuilding Company, die Gulf Shipbuilding Corporation (eine Tochter der Waterman Steamship Corporation) baute in Mobile Zerstörer und Minenabwehrfahrzeuge. Die United States Army kaufte den Stadtflughafen Bates Field und baute diesen ab 1941 zum Militärflughafen Brookley Army Air Field aus.
This is a list of notable United States local officials convicted of federal public corruption offenses for conduct while in office. The list is organized by office. Non-notable officials, such as sewer inspectors and zoning commissioners, are not included on this list, although they are routinely prosecuted for the same offenses.
United Methodist Student Day honors and celebrates students in our United Methodist congregations and around the world. The Special Sunday offering funds scholarships for students who are discerning their spiritual gifts and developing leadership skills. Together, we can support students as they work to prepare to go out into the world.
A poll tax is a tax of a fixed sum on every liable individual (typically every adult), without reference to income or resources. Although often associated with states of the former Confederate States of America, poll taxes were also in place in some northern and western states, including California, Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont and ...
Its United States Senate seats were declared vacant from March 1861 to July 1868 due to its secession from the Union during the American Civil War. Alabama's current U.S. senators are Republicans Richard Shelby (since January 3, 1987) and Tommy Tuberville (since January 3, 2021).
With a total land area of nearly 7,500 square kilometers, Sitka is one of the largest city centers in the greater United States. With an average of 173 days of the year (47%), with at least one millimeter of rain, Sitka has a year-round cool oceanic climate, with no more than ten days seeing temperatures above 21 C. September and October are ...
The 1988 United States House of Representatives elections was an election for the United States House of Representatives in 1988 which coincided with the election of George H. W. Bush as president. Although Bush won with a strong majority, his Republican Party lost a net of two seats to the Democratic Party , slightly increasing the Democratic ...