Sep 222020
 
Mali

Flag of Mali

Mali celebrates Independence Day. It became free from France in 1960. Slightly less than twice the size of Texas, Mali is a landlocked country in western Africa. Gold mining is one source of income for the country. Almost sixteen million people live there, and Bamako is the capital.

 

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Sep 222020
 

United States Post Office and the office of Postmaster General were created by Congress in 1789. Today the Post Office employs 700,000 people to deliver 213 billion items. Children could find some interesting fun facts about the post office at Post Office.

1940 Rural Postman Delivering Mail along Creeks and Roads near Jackson, Kentucky

1940 Rural Postman Delivering Mail along Creeks and Roads near Jackson, Kentucky

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Sep 222020
 

Women were allowed to attend military academies, per Congress, in 1975. Today roughly twenty percent of the academies’ graduating classes are women.

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