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Jude Elaman

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Joined in January 2021

United States Postal Service (USPS)
History

Has a human ever been mailed via the United States Postal Service?

Actually, yes. Shortly after parcel post was introduced in the early 1900s, several parents sent their small children though the mail. This was done with the help of sympathetic postal workers, most commonly over short distances in rural areas. And it was cost effective—in 1913, it cost just 15 cents to mail an 8-month-old baby to his grandmother.

Before you get any big ideas, though, know that the fun came to an end in 1920 when the postmaster general officially outlawed sending people through the mail. How lame.

US Presidents
Presidential Inaugurations
Warren G. Harding

Who was the first President to ride to his inauguration ceremony in an automobile?

Warren G. Harding was the first to ride to his inauguration in a car.

School Subjects
Math and Arithmetic
Temperature

What is 220 C equal to in F?

428 F

Math and Arithmetic
Algebra

What is the exponential form of 7x7x7x7x7x7x7?

Note that there are 7 "seven's". Then, in exponential form, we write out 77, which is the same as 823543.

History
Brazil

Who was the last king or queen of Brazil?

The Last Emperor of Brazil was Pedro II, a monarch for exactly 58 years and 222 days(1831-1889).

He first started his reign on the 7th of April 1831 and died on the 15 of November 1889. He was married to Teresa Cristina of the two Sicilies. His successor was Isabel, Princess Imperial.


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