Bolivia holds the highest turnover of governments. Since their independence from Spain in 1825, Bolivia has had almost 200 governments. Since 1945, Italy saw more than 50 governments and more than 20 Prime Ministers.

The youngest active system of governance is communism, which was introduced in 1848 by Friedrich Engels and Karl Marx.

The European Union was founded in 1957 as the European Economic Community. It then became the EC (European Community) and in 1993 the EU (European Union).

Funds raised by the US Presidential candidates 2000:
Ralph Nader – $5,989,559
Al Gore – $133,113,452
George W. Bush – $187,202,363

William Henry Harrison had the shortest term of office as president. He served from for 32 days, from 4 March to 4 April 1841.

The Organization of American States (OAS) was founded in 1948 to promote peace, security and the economical development of the western hemisphere.