May 28, 2016

Where America’s Day Begins

In 1898, Guam was captured and ceded to the United States. It’s an American territory where the citizens cannot vote (no electoral votes), but they do have a congressional delegate (who also cannot vote). Due to the island’s location in Micronesia, across the International Date Line, it is the first place the sun rises each day in the United States.

Hence, where America’s day begins.

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