English and Language Usage
After the natural disaster struck the county of Hillsborough in Florida, the president declared a state of emergency for that region and promised immediate aid. Which of the following words or phrases in the sentence above should be capitalized?
c. state of emergency
B: The word President should always be capitalized when it refers to the President of the United States, whether or not the President’s name is included. All other nouns in this sentence are simple nouns and do not need to be capitalized.