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|1||University of Hawaii at Manoa (Honolulu, HI)
Tuition: in-state: $9,404, out-of-state: $25,652
Total enrollment: 20,429
Fall 2011 acceptance rate: 78.4%
Average freshman retention rate: 78%
6-year graduation rate: 55%
Classes with under 20 students: 59.9%
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile: 980-1190
March in the U.S. History
11th of March
1861 During the Civil War in Montgomery, Alabama, delegates from the seven states of the South adopted the Constitution of the Confederate States of America.
1888 The “Great Blizzard”, one of the worst snowstorms in the history of the country, began in the Northeast of the United States.
1918 At Fort Riley, Kansas, the first U.S. case of what became known as the “Spanish flu” was reported. About 675,000 Americans died from the influenza epidemic then.
1941 US President Franklin Roosevelt signed the Lend-Lease Act.
1958 The crew of a USAF B-47 bomber mistakenly dropped a nuclear bomb on a residential area in the village of Mars Bluff in South Carolina. As a result of the detonation of a conventional (non-nuclear) explosive charge, six people were injured and several buildings were destroyed.
1894 In Vicksburg, Mississippi , Coca-Cola was first sold in glass bottles (before that, only for bottling).
1933 First of a series of radio appearances by US President Franklin Roosevelt known as the Fireside Talks.
1947 Speaking to Congress, US President Harry Truman announced a new foreign policy program to counter the expansion of the Soviet Union, which became known as the Truman Doctrine.
2009 Bernard Madoff pleaded guilty to creating the largest pyramid scheme in history.
1639 The college at Cambridge, Massachusetts was renamed Harvard.
1852 In New York, the first image of Uncle Sam appeared in a newspaper cartoon.
1794 The famous Connecticut inventor Eli Whitney received a patent for the cotton gin, which had a great impact on the development of the US economy.
1967 US President John F. Kennedy was reburied in a memorial at Arlington Cemetery.
1973 John McCain, future senator and presidential candidate, was released from captivity in Vietnam along with other Americans.
1812 In California, north of San Francisco, a Russian expedition led by Ivan Kuskov established an outpost named Fort Ross.
1820 Maine becomes the 23rd US state.
1937 The first blood bank in the United States was established in a Chicago hospital .
1968 Construction of the Eisenhower Tunnel begins near Denver, Colorado . Laid under the continental divide of the Rocky Mountains, it became the longest in the United States (97 km).
1972 Francis Coppola’s The Godfather premieres in New York.
1621 First “official” visit by Samoset, chief of the Abenaki Indians, to Plymouth Colony, founded the previous autumn, in present-day Massachusetts.
1802 The United States Military Academy at West Point, New York was founded.
1861 Sam Houston, who refused to take the oath of allegiance to the Confederacy, was removed as governor of Texas.
1926 Robert Goddard in Auburn, Massachusetts, launched the world’s first liquid-fueled rocket.
1966 The Gemini 8 spacecraft was launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, during which the world’s first docking was accomplished.
1995 The State of Mississippi, 130 years after the end of the Civil War, ratified the Thirteenth Amendment to the US Constitution, banning slavery.
1762 St. Patrick’s Day parade was held in New York for the first time.
1776 ” Evacuation Day “: American victory ends Siege of Boston during the American Revolutionary War.
1941 US President Franklin Roosevelt opened the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC.