A pension is an account that’s made for a person while they are working to save for their retirement. Many law enforcement professionals and military officers receive a pension when they retire.
A pension is an account that’s made for a person while they are working to save for their retirement. Many law enforcement professionals and military officers receive a pension when they retire.
An amendment is known as a revised section, typically in a document. For example, if someone was selling a house and changed the inclusion of appliances, that would be an amendment to the contract.
Dallas, Texas is considered one of the more vibrant cities in the country. There is a lot to do there. You could go to a club or even perhaps a cowboys game.
The largest city in Missouri is actually is not what people would assume. Due to it’s high population loss over the years St Louis actually ranks second to Kansas City in population.
OAS stands for the Organization of American States, established in 1948. It includes most of the countries in the western hemisphere and its purpose is to promote social, economic, cultural, and military cooperation among countries.
An American patriot named George Mason drafted the Bill of Rights, and sent it along to James Madison for approval. He was a delegate from Virginia during the U.S Constitutional Convention. To find more information click here:
The current Federal Reserve Chairman is Ben S. Burke. He was sworn in on February 1, 2006, which will expire on January 31, 2010. He hails from Augusta, GA.
An import is something that is brought in from beyond the borders. Things made in other countries are imports and the things we send are exports.
The Electoral College is a voting system put in place by some of the earliest voting history of the Unites States of America. In this system, the popular vote determines the entire vote per state. For example, if a state…
The county of Fresno CA is Fresno. 799,407 is the population in Fresno so it is a rather large state. Fresno is 5,963 sqare miles in size. It was founded in 1856.
Tampa is in Hillsbourgh county on the west coast of Florida. Tampa is about 40 minutes from the Gulf of Mexico, about 2 hours from Orlando and approximately 4 hours from Miami.
You can simply get about anything copyrighted. You can copyright something that you are planning to sell and that a lot of people would use. By selling them the product, you are also giving the right to use the product…
Well, for starters Mississippi is located in the United States in the Southern region. It is south of Tennessee and is bordered by the Gulf of Mexico to the south. The sate got its name from the Mississippi River.
Insurance is not offered for unemployment. Unemployment gives you a monetary amount of money each week to help while you try and locate a job.
NZD! In New Zealand they are spending dollars up to the eye balls! (LOL) Yes, they also use dollars as their primary currency. NU oor NZD
There are many reasons why cooperation is important, depending on what your goals are. Either way, cooperation is a good way to attract people to your organization. You can find more information here:
In the United States, government is broken down into three branches: The Legislative, The Judicial, and The Executive. The Legislative branches main duty is to write bills into law. They are also the only branch that can declare war against…
Reno is a little city sometimes referred to as the ‘Biggest little city in the world’.It is located in the Northwestern part of Nevada.
The freedom act also known is FOIA is a law that was created which ensures public acess to the U.S government records. I think that the freedom act is great.
The White House is important because the most powerful person in the world lives there and conducts business there. The President of the United States is important, so the house we provide him (or HER!) is important.
Nato is an abbreviation for the governmental agency known as the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Nato is a military alliance that was created in order to ensure the safety of freedom in Europe of member nations.
To travel to most foreign countries you must have a passport. You can get a passport form from any post office or you can download the forms online. You can find more information here:
The amount of stamps that you put on a letter is going to be based upon how much the letter weighs, and the size of the envelope that you’re inserting the letter in. If the letter is not over 1…
As of February 2003, Yugoslavia is no longer. The country is now know as Serbia. It is bordered by Romania, Bosnia, Croatia, Hungary, Bulgaria, Macedonia, and Albania.
If you like to start a business you will have to know what you really want. Try to find the perfect thing that you will be your job and that will bring you a lot of money.
The state of Wisconsin has a population of 5,627,967. This may be a cold state but it is beautiful and many of amercians live here. The population for Wisconsin still grows. Look here for more information:
You probably should reconsider your vote as Senator Kerry is no longer running for any political office having been defeated by Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton in the primary races with Mr. Obama ultimately winning the presidency.
To apply for section 8 housing you can contact your local section 8 office. They will find out if you are financially qualified for section 8 and help you find a home.
Every state can have their own minimum wage. The federal minimum wage is $7.25 per hour. This wage should be higher for most people can’t live on this wage.
Dallas Texas is a city that is so large that it has to have 26 different zip codes just to cover the city. The codes start with 75201 and go up by one number all the way to 75226.
Greenland, despite its name, is pretty icy. It is the world’s largest noncontinental island and eighty percent of it is covered with a sheet of ice.You can find more information here:
You first apply to be a Special Agent. You have to be no younger than 23 when you are appointed. The top age for being appointed is 37, unless you are a veteran. A four-year degree is also a requirement.…
Social services are organizations that assist people in need. There are many different types of services that they perform and can range from helping domestic violence victims to financially in need people. Every area has their own social service organizations…
There are voter registration forms in a lot of State offices, like your Motor Vehicle Dept., for one. Local libraries are also a good source. Lots of votor registration online these days at any of your ‘.gov’ sites.
There are many different zip codes in Atlanta, Georgia. They are: 30301-30322, 30324-30334, 30336-30350, 30353-30364, 30366, 30368-30371, 30374-30380, 30384-30390, 30392, 30394, 30396, 30398-30399, 31106-31107, 31119, 31126, 31131-31132, 31139, 31141, 31145-31146, 31150, 31156, 31191-31193, 31195-31199, and 39901. The different zip codes…
Florida has 67 counties. The state only has two counties till 1821/ Some of the counties are Baker, Citrus, DeSoto, and Franklin Counties. You can find more information here:
As of today November 11, 2009 the current federal minimum wage law is $ 7.25. The minimum wage laws do vary from state to state. Each state has their own law.
A bank works by providing customers with a secure location to store their funds. The banks make money mainly by loaning out this money to others, and making them pay it back plus interest.
The California Department of Corrections (CDCR) is the second largest police agency in the United States. The CDCR is responsible for the operations of the California state correction, rehabilitation, probation, and parole systems. It’s also responsible for enforcement and investigation…
In 1787, the Constitutional Convention was held in Philadelphia. Fifty-five of the nation’s most distinguished leaders met to write our Constitution. Among them were George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, James Madison and Robert Sherman, a shoemaker and statesman from Connecticut.
A terrorist is someone who will not beat the USA! It is someone with religious beliefs and a lot of explosives. They’re willing to kill in the name of their God. They attack other countries.
A regular size postcard costs $0.28 to mail first class. The post card must measure smaller than 6 inches long by 4-1/4 inches high. Any larger than this, and the postcard will be charged an additional rate depending on size.
O.S.H.A. stands for Occupational Safety and Health Administration. This company ensures that every employee in the U.S. works in a safe environment under supervision.
The first class stamp is 44 cents. There is not much you can do, for 44 cents these days. Stamps are a popular form of collecting things. You can find more information here:
Mr. Ken Salazar his roles are vast. They range from the Rehabilitation of historical buildings to the treatment of our national parks.
You can purchase a money order through the post office. There are some convenient stores as well that will sell money orders. Check cashing stores will also let you purchase money orders.
A court clerk is a person who works in a courthouse as an assistant performing administrative duties. The court clerk also stores any physical evidence presented at a trial.You can find more information here:
India is divided into 28 states and seven union territories. It is 1.2 million square miles and the total distance from the USA to India is 8,447 miles.
If you visit the Rotunda at the National Archives, you will find the original copy of the Constitution displayed there. In addition, you can buy copies of the Constitution at the Center for National Constitution. You can see and read…
The current Chief Justice of the Supreme Courts as of October 2009, is John G. Roberts, Jr. He was born in Buffalo, New York and was nominated by George W. Bush. Look here for more information:
Joe Biden is the Vice President. When he ran with Barack Obama, his experience brought success to the ticket, while President Obama’s young new ideas also sparked interest.
Felonies are crimes that are considered with possible punishments of, at least, one year in prison. The types or classification of felonies, actually depends and varies state to state and can be listed as A, B, C, D, and E…
It is very difficult to get into the FBI. You must be at least 21 years of age and hold a Bachelor’s Degree. You must be very physically fit and able to pass a psychological test. If you’ve ever tried…
A country’s literacy rate reflects the percentage of citizens who can read and write. It is an index to show how well educated a country’s citizens are.
A patent means that you nor anyone can copy it. That means you can not make one exacly like that and sell it. Or can not not exacly copy it without the patent owners permission.
North Carolina sales tax is 5.5% that for the general sales tax. In North Carolina that tax applies to most everything even lodging, clothes etc.
Mr. Richard Durbin from Vermont. He is a Democrat from Illinois and provides legislation that assists many i.e. the disabled with issues
The U.S. state of Texas has two hundred and fifty-four counties in it. The state of Texas has the most out of all of the United State states.
Applying for clemency is a legal process and depends on the original crime. There are strict guidelines and procedures one must follow to gain clemency. Included is a link to the government guidelines and how to apply. For more information,…
A parish is a local, religious community directed by local church. In some countries, a parish is directed by local government instead of the church.
You can find coal in your local grocery or hardware store. It is easy to find as it is a fairly common resource. Many people use it for their barbecues.
The United Kingdom consists of both Great Britain and Northern Ireland. The capitol city is London. It has 94,526 square miles of land.
The 3rd Amendment of the Constitution basically states that no one has to house a soldier in time of peace with the ok of the owner. Also, that in time of war, it has to be ordered by law.
The federal cost of living is calculated with information that is gathered by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The current rate for the cost of living starting January 2009 was increased to 5.8%.
Shrewsbury lies along the River Severn in the West Midlands of England. It is the administrative center of Shropshire. There is also a town called Shrewsbury located in the United States in Massachusetts. It’s about 46 miles west of Boston.
Laws are rules enforced by the government for citizens to follow. They are put in place to attempt to maintain order and peace amongst each other.
To get a passport, go to your local U.S. Post Office. There, they will take your photo and require you to provide them with two forms of identification along with your birth certificate.
The forms of government are democracy which is govenrment of the people, by the people and for the people, Dictatorship is an egomaniac who thinks he knows it all. Monarchy is rule by a king or queen. Matriarchy is rule…
Tariffs are taxes placed, usually, upon imports but also upon some exports as well. Tariffs have seen a decline in recent years as nations work toward ‘Free Trade,’ non-tariff policies.
A background check usually consists of a criminal background investigation, credit check, public records information, employment history, and financial information as well. Most background checks normally are run for a criminal background investigation. credit check, and employment history so it…
The 19th Amendment allowed women to vote. It was ratified on August 18, 1920. It prohibits state and federal government from denying any citizen the right to vote because of the citizens sex.
A merit system is a system of rewards and punishments based on how many positive and negative notices a person racks up. For instance, a child going to a merit system based school might receive a demerit for being late…
The current cost of a first class stamp in the United States is $.44 (as long as the weight isn’t over one ounce). The current price of a postcard stamp in the United States is $.28.
The official used currency of Israel is Shekel. The shekel is subdivided into 100 agorot. The biggest banknote is 200 new shekalim and the smallest is from 10 agorot.
Hong Kong is a popular tourist destination part of China bordering the South China Sea. Hong Kong was formerly controlled by the British, but was given over to China in 1997. Hong Kong is about 403 square miles and has…
The current governor of Georgia is Sonny Perdue. Sonny Perdue has been the governor of Georgia since 2003. The next election for the position will be in 2010. Look here for more information:
John Kerry was born on December 11,1943 at an Army hospital in Colorado. He is 65 years old. He will be 66 years old in December 2009. Look here for more information:
They say everything is bigger in Texas and that holds true for the number of counties as well. The state has 254 counties within it’s borders. In fact it has the most counties of any state in the union.
This answer would vary by state and as time goes on more and more states are improving technological capabilities. The answer is mostly yes. Just search your states DMV in Google and you are on your way.
OPEC is the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries. OPEC’s mission is to stabilize the oil markets to secure an efficient and regular supply of petroleum to the consumers.
To find federal inmates, you need to contact the Federal Bureau of Prisons – they can help you by either searching by inmate number or by name.
Chile is a country that is located in South America. It is mainly a Spanish and Portuguese speaking nation. The main products there are coffee and materials. It’s a beautiful country with a lot of landscape!
The Congress of the United States of America is divided into two groups: the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives. Members from both are selected through direct election. Look here for more information:
At the post office where I live you have to take a civil service test. Everyone I’ve talked to say the test is hard. I think it would be harder to remember all the addresses.
Someone didn’t study their geography homework. New Zealand is not in a country, it IS a country. It’s a small island country located in the southwestern part of the Pacific Ocean! For more information, look here:
The federal minimum wage as of July 2009 is 7.25 per hour. However, if you are fortunate enough to be working at minimum wage in California you would be making $8.00 an hour.
It is a group of laws and regulations that govern the balancing of environmental concerns in relationship to the public, ie; property etc.
The website address is fafsa.ed.gov. It’s a government-run website. Don’t go to any websites for your fafsa that end with com or net. Good luck with your schooling! For more information look here:
The current Governor of Hawaii is Linda Lingle. She is the sixth Governor to be elected in Hawaii, and the 1st republican to lead Hawaii in over 40 years! For more information look here:
Sydney is one of the most popular cities in Australia and world known for The Opera, sunny days, etc. It is found in the south-east part of the country in the state of New South Wales.
Product liability is the area of law in which manufacturers, distributors, suppliers, retailers, and others who make products available to the public are responsible for the injuries these products cause.
How to apply for HUD is different depending on the state,city and county you reside in. You can contact your local welfare office and inquire or you can check with the local HUD office. For more information see here:
The constitution was created, officially, September 17, 1787. It has been amended twenty-seven times, throughout history. It is still currently the oldest and smallest constitution written by any country.
Finding a parcel number for a house is quite simple, all you really need to do it contact your County Assesor’s Office and they will be able to provide you with the information you need.
The definition of jurisdiction is, ‘the court appointed power which is granted to different parties’ or ‘the right and power to interpret law’. Jurisdiction is a noun.
It is an organization of 15 Caribbean nations that are in charge of coordinating economic policy’s and developmental planning. It was founded in 1973. For more information see here:
In the United States Senate, each state is allowed to send two senators to Washington to represent their state. Those senators are elected to do the will of the people of their state. To find more information click here:
The Gaza Strip has a total area of about 139 square miles. The Gaza Strip is about 25 miles long and about 4 to 7 miles wide. The Mediterranean Sea is what the Gaza Strip is on.
Believe it or not they are below the middle class line which is less than 250,000 a year. All though they are not far off base raking in 169,000 a year.
In the context of United States federalism, ‘implied powers’ are powers not given to the government through the Constitution, but are implied.
The 13th Amendment was proposed by the House and passed by Congress on January 31, 1865. This amendment abolished slavery in the United States after being ratified on December 6th, 1965.
Chapter 11 allows you to reorganize your debt, it is not total bankruptcy where all your debt is eliminated. With Chapter 11, your attorney works out a plan that allows a portion of your income to go to a trustee…
District of Columbia, or D.C., was built on land that used to be part of Virginia and Maryland. It was known as the Territory of Columbia, and had been named after Christopher Columbus. You can find more information here:
The security council is a branch of the UN including specific members. There job is to keep other countries in line and decide when to go to war.
The best place to find current law cases is the local Law Library in your local county courthouse. If not case laws can also be found in many universities, and on the internet for specific examples of legislative decisions.
The U.S. attorney general is head of the Justice Department. Eric Holder became the newest person to hold this position on February 3, 2009.
One has to be unemployed in order to receive unemployment benefits. They can be applied for either online or through the local unemployment office.
US Congress is the United States Congress that makes decisions on many national and international issues. The members meet up and make decisions at the US Capitol at the White House.
A postage stamp currently costs $0.44. Forever stamps are also $0.44, but never expire, and can be used no matter what the current cost of postage. With 6 postage rate hikes in the past 10 years, forever stamps are a…
As of today, November 19, 2009, the federal minimum wage is $7.25. The minimum wage laws do vary from state to state. Some states do have a higher minimum wage.
First a bill needs to be introduced to the Senate or the House of Representatives. It needs to be approved before being sent to the President for approval or Veto.
Steriods make people bulk up with muscles. They are able to become faster as well. Some sports players take steriods however it is not legal for them to do so.
Sacramento or known as the River City is the capital of California. It is the seventh largest city and it is located along the Sacramento River. It became a city because of the Swedish immigrant, John Sutter. Look here for…
Government regulation is when the legislative and executive branches set and enact laws that determine how a specific task, business, or industry is supposed to run. For example, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) determines the safe standards of all…
FDIC insured means that a deposit that you make is insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Currently, the deposit amount that the FDIC will insure is $250,000. The FDIC was created in 1933.
The purpose of the EU is the same as any other Union. When groups of countries get together it makes them stronger and less vulnerable to attack.
The United States Department of the Interior is responsible for quite a few things. One of the things that the Department of the Inerior is responsible for is for the conservation as well as management (or handeling) of land that…
The state of Rhode Island only has five counties. It has the second lowest number of counties of any other U.S. state. Rhode Island is comprised of eight cities and thirty-one towns.
The current federal minimum wage is $7.25 per hour. That jumped from $6.55 an hour. Most states have their own set minimum wage. The state with the highest minimum wage is Washington at $8.55 per hour.
The capital of Australia is Canberra. Its population is over 345,000. Canberra is located about 170 miles south-west of Sydney. During the world wars and the Great Depression Canberra’s growth was stunted. However, after World War II Canberra started to…
When one speaks of Business Law, they are talking about the study of companies and organizations. This study of law is also known as Commercial Law, and it is the one of the first classes perspective lawyers take.
Japan works under a parliament called Diet, which consists of 480 members of the House of Representatives, and 242 House of Counselors and is headed by a Prime Minister.
Constituency stands for the area people live in for a specific voting area. The people live in one area together where they vote together on issues. The entire United States would be one area for a presidential vote.
Your local bank can cash your savings bonds. The government issues a listing for how much the bond is worth upon maturity. This is taxable interest income and will be reported to the IRS by the bank. If the bond…
If you examine any copy of the US Constitution and read the beginning, then you are reading the Preamble. It reads, ‘We the People of the United States, in Order to create a more perfect Union, establish Justice, to ensure…
Union dues for the SEIU in Washington are typically dependent upon how much you earn in a month. For instance, if you earn between $10.00 and $359 per month, your union dues are $10.00 per month. For more information look…
Bicameralism is generally the implementation (or practice) of a government comprising of a legislative body that has two houses (also known as chambers). The United States, for example, is comprised of a bicameral legislature in its congress as congress is…
The premier of British Columbia is Gordon Campbell. Gorden Campbell is associated with the Liberal party. The leaders of federal governments become the prime minister of a nation when their party wins the majorty of seats in an election period.
One way to stop telemarketers is to get the feature that will block any call to your phone that has blocked their number from showing on your caller ID.
A senator is elected to serve for a term of six years. There is no limit on the number of terms a senator may serve. The elections are every two years with 1/3 of the senate up for election at…
The best advice on how to become an FBI agent can be found on the FBI website. You will find everything you need about the qualifications and how to apply. You can find more information here:
Actually only about 70 percent of students attend college so that means that 30 percent do not attend. This number is lowering as more students drop out of school each year.
There are fifty states in the United States as well as a federal district. Only forty-eight states connect as Hawaii and Alaska do not border the other states.
The Pentagon is located in Washington, DC. It is the major headquarters for the nations military branches. It is a vast building with most areas off limits to visitors. It was a target of terrorists during the 9/11 attacks.
Depending on the county that you live in, you will either go to the license bureau or the Department of Justice. The fees also vary in the individual counties.
The definition of a Federal System is the dominate feature of the American governmental system. Its primary focus is to regulate the flow of money and credit into the country. It was established in 1913 to help with a sound…
To start a courier business, you first need to check with your local county offices and see what, if any, licenses are required. Then you need to decide if you will courier by car or truck. Will you be delivering…
Genuine US currency has blue and red fibers embedded in it. The serial numbers on real is money is evenly spaced and is printed in the same color ink as the Treasury seal. For more information see here:
To help yourself go bankrupt the easiest is to apply for all the credit cards you can get. Max all of them. Take a loan on your house and don’t pay your doctor bills. That should bankrupt you, although, I…
The American Museum of Natural History is located in New York. There are tons of exhibits to go see. Right now you can see a new space show in the planetarium. This sounds like it would be an awesome tip.
Tulsa, Oklahoma is located in Tulsa County which was created in 1907. The County is about 570 square miles and in 2005, had a population of about 572,000. For more information see here:
The Environmental Protection Agency is a federal agency that governs the air and water and the emissions of chemicals, etc into the air and bodies of water.
You can become a postal worker in a few easy steps! First contact the human resources department of the local post office in your area to find out what positions are available. Fill out the application, and wait to be…
When it is 7:30pm in Arizona on July 15th, it is 5:30am on July 16th in Turkey. Difference is Turkey 26 hours ahead.
In order to become a delegate you first need to contact the political party that you want to join. Then write the party requesting the materials you need to fill out or are required. Read the material and fill out…
Snail mail is the term used when you send mail through the Post Office. The reason is is called snail mail is because sometimes it takes a while for the mail to get to you.
World War II was caused by the insane and most likely mentally disturbed leader of German, Adolf Hitler. His eradication of the Jews and concentration camps compelled the US to go to war with them.
Pesticides are the chemicals that farmers put on their crops to keep bugs and other creatures out of their gardents. Although pesticides help to keep their gardens safe from animals the pesticides are also harmful to humans.
You can pick up a change of address card at the post office and mail it in. You can also fill out a change of address form online on the united states postal service website.