Who was the first president to visit a foreign country while in office?

Who was the first president to visit a foreign country while in office?

Teddy Roosevelt was the first President to travel abroad while in office; he visited the Panama Canal in 1906. In 1943 Franklin Roosevelt made the first Presidential flight. Richard Nixon was the first President to visit all 50 states.

How many feet is it from earth to outer space?

There is no firm boundary where space begins. However the Kármán line, at an altitude of 100 km (62 mi) above sea level, is conventionally used as the start of outer space in space treaties and for aerospace records keeping.

What does the word Pocahontas mean?

“Pocahontas” was a nickname, meaning “the naughty one” or “spoiled child”. Her real name was Matoaka. The legend is that she saved a heroic John Smith from being clubbed to death by her father in 1607 – she would have been about 10 or 11 at the time.

What was the fastest wind speed ever recorded?

The fastest wind speed not related to tornadoes ever recorded was during the passage of Tropical Cyclone Olivia on 10 April 1996: an automatic weather station on Barrow Island, Australia, registered a maximum wind gust of 408 km/h (220 kn; 253 mph; 113 m/s).

What state is bordered by only one other state?

Maine is the only state to border exactly one other state (New Hampshire to the west). Maine is the easternmost state in the United States both in its extreme points and its geographic center.

How much energy do U.S. cows generate by burping?

Researchers at the Texas Department of Highways in Fort Worth determined the cow population of the U.S. burps some 50 million tons of valuable hydrocarbons into the atmosphere each year.  The accumulated burps of ten average cows could keep a small house adequately heated and its stove operating for a year.

When were women first allowed to vote?

Passed by Congress June 4, 1919, and ratified on August 18, 1920, the 19th amendment guarantees all American women the right to vote.

What state is the source of the Mississippi River?

The source of the Upper Mississippi branch is traditionally accepted as Lake Itasca, 1,475 feet (450 m) above sea level in Itasca State Park in Clearwater County, Minnesota.