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WikiProject United States (Rated Project-class)
This page is within the scope of WikiProject United States, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of topics relating to the United States of America on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the ongoing discussions.
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Inactive subprojectsEdit

I see that there are a number of inactive geographical WikiProjects that fall under the purview of WP:US. Specifically, the projects for Alabama, Austin, Iowa, Houston, and Jacksonville are marked as inactive. Some, like WP:IA, have been marked as inaactive since September 2017. I suggest they be fully merged into WP:US along with the other states and cities that are part of the WP:US template. – Muboshgu (talk) 19:23, 12 June 2020 (UTC)

I don't see the need to merge state projects into the national. I'd leave them alone to allow for granularity of assessment. Imzadi 1979  03:35, 13 June 2020 (UTC)

The Stamp Act related in today's terms.Edit

The article states that the retention of ten thousand British soldiers after the seven-year war, who were politically connected costs approximately 33 million pounds in today's value. Well, this works out to be 3,300 pounds, an amount that is not excessive. Was the burden of 10,000 troops that excessive or was it a small number of troops? Please help me understand the finances of the equation that led to a revolution.2601:14D:80:BD0:C548:E6B8:2A14:58C5 (talk) 17:36, 15 June 2020 (UTC)EdwardJWalshJrCPA@gmail.com

RfC on Turning Point USAEdit

An RfC which may be of interest to the members of this project can be found here. Beyond My Ken (talk) 17:14, 19 June 2020 (UTC)

Featured article length & Laura HarrierEdit

FAC Laura Harrier is currently in a standstill. One editor supported the promotion to FA status but the current editor believes the article is too short to be a Featured Article. Could anyone assist with this article or quickly look over it for a review, or if not interested in reviewing it, let me know if it is indeed too short please? Factfanatic1 (talk) 13:35, 22 June 2020 (UTC)

Hurricane WillaEdit

Hello all, I just wanted to ask if anyone would be willing to review Hurricane Willa. It is currently a featured article candidate and was quite an impactful storm for Mexico. Although almost all of the impact was in Mexico, the storm did cause some bad flooding near Galveston, Texas. NoahTalk 20:42, 27 June 2020 (UTC)

Inclusion of presidential election data in U.S. county articlesEdit

One editor is removing the presidential election results from the Rockdale County, Georgia article and claims there is no consensus for their inclusion, despite the fact that every other article on a US county contains presidential election results. I see no reason to remove them from any county article; they're useful information. Thoughts? Chessrat (talk, contributions) 23:25, 1 July 2020 (UTC)

Ongoing Discussion at 2016 United States presidential election in the District of ColumbiaEdit

There is an ongoing discussion at Talk:2016 United States presidential election in the District of Columbia#GamerKiller2347's Opinion on Trump in the Infobox about the inclusion of Donald Trump in the infobox. GamerKiller2347 (talk) 00:20, 4 July 2020 (UTC)

Need to fix Template:History of the United StatesEdit

Template:History of the United States currently has a top link "Timeline", which links to Timeline of United States history, a redirect to History of the United States. However, under it are the links to articles titled "History of the United States (xxxx - yyyy)" such as History of the United States (1789–1849). There are also a set of articles titled like Timeline of United States history (1790-1819), and I think these are more appropriate under the heading "Timeline". But both sets of articles exist, so they should both be included in the template. —Naddruf (talk ~ contribs) 17:24, 4 July 2020 (UTC)

RfC on Project VeritasEdit

Please see the RfC here, which may be of interest to members of this project. (Disclosure: I am employed by Project Veritas.) Sal at PV (talk) 02:43, 9 July 2020 (UTC)

Content about Obama-Romney debate in “Second Cold WarEdit

There is a discussion about info related to Obama and Romney used in the “Second Cold War” article. Your input there is welcome. George Ho (talk) 01:13, 12 July 2020 (UTC)

GAR noticeEdit

James McCune Smith, an article that you or your project may be interested in, has been nominated for an individual good article reassessment. If you are interested in the discussion, please participate by adding your comments to the reassessment page. If concerns are not addressed during the review period, the good article status may be removed from the article. Eddie891 Talk Work 23:55, 13 July 2020 (UTC)

Talk:American Descendants of Slavery#Semi-protected edit requestEdit

Needs attention from someone uninvolved. Doug Weller talk 14:40, 18 July 2020 (UTC)

Request for new quality rating of Thorncrown Chapel articleEdit

I revised and added new content to this article, and would like to submit it for a new project quality rating up from Stub-Class. Thanks and gig 'em! Doghouse09 (talk) 18:36, 21 July 2020 (UTC)

 Done — Maile (talk) 19:24, 21 July 2020 (UTC)

Chris Gragg FAREdit

I have nominated Chris Gragg for a featured article review here. Please join the discussion on whether this article meets featured article criteria. Articles are typically reviewed for two weeks. If substantial concerns are not addressed during the review period, the article will be moved to the Featured Article Removal Candidates list for a further period, where editors may declare "Keep" or "Delist" the article's featured status. The instructions for the review process are here. Tonystewart14 (talk) 03:30, 29 July 2020 (UTC)

Move request discussion: Title for the Suicide of Kurt Cobain articleEdit

Opinions are needed on the following: Talk:Suicide of Kurt Cobain#Requested move 27 July 2020. Flyer22 Frozen (talk) 03:23, 30 July 2020 (UTC)

Carter County Oklahoma Politics ChartEdit

The numbers presented in the Carter County, Oklahoma Politics Chart are clearly incorrect in part or in whole. There are MORE Democrats than Republicans but the Republican percent of the total is higher. Further, I cannot get the numbers to add up to the total reported. I do not have access to the data so I cannot provide a correction.

I am Bob Darcy, bob.darcy@okstate.edu — Preceding unsigned comment added by Bdarcy (talkcontribs) 02:51, 3 August 2020 (UTC)

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