Arab USA
Contest Directions: Show what the United States of America will look like in the future, if the USA Arab population grows at the same rate.
This gallery only contains our top 10 selections from its parent contest Arab USA?. All 18 contest pictures can be viewed here.
  • Capitol Hill

    Capitol Hill
  • Bank Robbery

    Bank Robbery
  • Driver's License

    Driver
  • Camel Cigarettes

    Camel Cigarettes
  • Camel in Traffic

    Camel in Traffic
  • Miss USA

    Miss USA
  • Statue of Liberty Saddam

    Statue of Liberty Saddam
  • Queen of Arabia

    Queen of Arabia
  • Evel Knievel Jump

    Evel Knievel Jump
  • Arabic McDonalds

    Arabic McDonalds
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This contest is fueled by the following news: The Arab population in the United States has nearly doubled in the past two decades, according to the Census Bureau's first report on the group. The bureau counted nearly 1.2 million Arabs in the United States in 2000, compared with 860,000 in 1990 and 610,000 in 1980. About 60 percent trace their ancestry to three countries: Lebanon, Syria and Egypt. Historical dates of the United States of America: * 1607 — First permanent English settlement was formed in North America, Jamestown (Virginia colony); * 1620 — First colony was formed in New England, Plymouth, historical center of USA; * 1626 — Dutchmen form New Amsterdam, which later on became New York; * 1776, 4 July — The Declaration of Independence of USA from Great Britain was signed; * 1787, 17 September — The United States Constitution was accepted on constitutional convention in Philadelphia; * 1812—1815 — American war against the British. o 24 August — Burning of Washington city by the British army; o 24 December — Signing of the Ghent treaty; o 8 January — Defeat of the British army in battle near New Orleans; o 17 February — The Ghent treaty was ratified , official end of war; * 1819, 21 February — Agreement of Adams-Onis about owning of Florida for 5 million USD was ratified; * 1830, 28 May — The US congress signs a law for deporting East Coast Indians (Cherokees) to Oklahoma, Indian Removal Act; * 1846—1848 — The American – Mexican war as a result of which, present South-West states, half of previous Mexico, were annexed by America; * 1861—1865 — The Civil war; abolition of slavery; * 1867 — Purchase of Alaska from Russia; * 1913, 23 December — Formation of the Federal Reserve System (FRS); * 1917, 6 April — Due to the so-called “Zimmermann telegram”, US joins World War I on the side of Entente; * 1941, 7 December — the Japanese invasion of Pearl Harbor, US joins World War II by declaring war against Japan on December 8, 1941; * 1945 o 6 and 9 August — the bombardment of Hiroshima and Nagasaki (Japan) using atomic bombs. Approximately 250 000 persons died; o 10 August — Japan expresses its readiness to surrender before the Anti-Hitler coalition countries; o 15 August — Emperor Hirohito announces the surrender on radio. Victory Day over Japan (V-J Day); * 1950—1953 — Korean War; * 1960 o August-October – The nationalization of the properties of the American companies in Cuba; o November — The victory of John F. Kennedy in Presidential elections (Democratic Party); * 1961 o 20 January —The taking over of John Kennedy as the President of USA; * 1962 o 3 February — The introduction of a complete embargo on trade with Cuba by John Kennedy; o The Caribbean crisis; o 8 September — Soviet missiles СС-4 and СС-5 reach Cuba on soviet ships in response to the deployment of missiles in Europe; o 14 October — Missiles were detected during aerial photography; o 22 October — Address by John Kennedy on television; o 22 October — Imposition of blockades in Cuba by American Military; o 28 October — as a result of intensive negotiations, the Soviet leader Nikita Khruschev announced the taking back of missiles from Cuba in reply to the lifting of the blockade and the withdrawal of American missiles from Turkey; o 20 November — President Kennedy lifted the blockade of Cuba * 1963 o May — Mass outburst of the Negro community of Birmingham (Alabama state) against racial discrimination ; o 22 November — Assassination of John Kennedy; * 1964—1973 — Vietnam War; * 1969, 21 July — Astronaut Neil Armstrong was the first to land on the moon; * 1973, March — 1974, 9 August — Watergate scandal, President Richard Nixon resigns and leaves the White House; * 1986, 28 January — Shuttle “Challenger” explodes; * 1987 o 12 June — Appeal of Ronald Reagan, addressing near the Berlin Wall, to Mikhail Gorbachev to destroy it; o 19 October — “Black Monday” (Dow Jones index dropped by 22.68%); * 1991 — Gulf War; * 1992, 30 April — 2 May — Black outbreak in Los Angeles; * 1992—1994 — Peacemaking operations in Somalia; * 1999 — Military operation against Yugoslavia; * 2001 — the terrorist attack on September 11; * 2005, September - Hurricane Katrina resulted in a breach of dams, floods in New Orleans and followed with mass disturbances and marauding.

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Contest Info

  • Started: 12/4/2003 00:00
  • Ended: 12/6/2003 09:00
  • Level: advanced
  • Entries: 10
  • Jackpot:
  • FN Advanced 1st Place $5
  • FN Advanced 2nd Place $3
  • FN Advanced 3rd Place $2
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