Kentucky

The Breonna Taylor Incident

Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old African-American woman, was fatally shot in her Louisville, Kentucky, apartment on March 13, 2020. At least seven police officers forced entry into the apartment as part of an investigation into drug dealing operations. Videos Explanation Interview

1794 in the United States

Federal Government President: George Washington (no political party-Virginia) Vice President: John Adams (F-Massachusetts) Chief Justice: John Jay (New York) Speaker of the House of Representatives: Frederick Muhlenberg (Anti-Admin.-Pennsylvania) Congress: 3rd Events January 13 – The U.S. Congress enacts a law providing for, effective May 1, 1795, a United States flag of 15 stars and 15 stripes, in recognition of the recent admission of Vermont and Kentucky as the …

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Census Bureau-designated regions and divisions

Since 1950, the United States Census Bureau defines four statistical regions, with nine divisions. The Census Bureau region definition is “widely used … for data collection and analysis”, and is the most commonly used classification system. Region 1: Northeast Division 1: New England (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont) Division 2: Mid-Atlantic (New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania) Region 2: Midwest (Prior to June 1984, the …

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Kentucky

Kentucky, officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a state in the Southeastern region of the United States, bordered by Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio to the north; West Virginia and Virginia to the east; Tennessee to the south; and Missouri to the west. The Commonwealth’s northern border is defined by the Ohio River. Its capital is Frankfort, and its two largest cities are Louisville and Lexington. The state’s population in 2020 was approximately 4.5 million.