The region of the United States that is called the "breadbasket" is the Great Plains. The Great Plains lie east of the Rocky Mountains and west of the Mississippi River. The region is famous for its grain and corn produc... More »

Harvard, Yale and Princeton are some of the most well-known universities in America. The universities are famous for their exceptionally high academic standards, which have developed scholars and leaders for centuries. More »

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Carmindy Kathryn Bowyer, known professionally as Carmindy, is a celebrity makeup artist best known for her appearances on the TLC network television show "What Not To Wear." She has been a regular beauty expert on "Good ... More »

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The Midwest receives the nickname of "breadbasket" because of the abundant cereal crops it produces for the United States and the world; these crops include wheat, corn and oats. The history of staple cereal crop product... More »

The United States consists of 50 states, with 48 located within the continental United States. The other two states are Hawaii and Alaska. Delaware, settled in 1638, entered the union first in December 1787, followed the... More »

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Since 1959, the United States has had 50 official states. Sometimes, people incorrectly consider Washington, D.C., which is a federal district, and Puerto Rico, which is a U.S. territory, the 51st and 52nd states. More »

VA is the abbreviation for the state of Virginia, located in the South Atlantic region of the United States. The state is officially known as the Commonwealth of Virginia, with Richmond serving as the capital city. More »

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