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The War in the Pacific (GIS) (G.I.: The Illustrated History

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Jonathan Gawne

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Perhaps the most famous southern writer is William Faulkner, who won the Nobel Prize in literature in 1949. It is to be noted that even the six remaining were not bone-dry, for the sale of beer was permitted. Her publications include Tidal Wave: How Women Changed America at Century’s End (2003) and Personal Politics: The Roots of Women’s Liberation in the Civil Rights Movement and the New Left (1979).

Cold War: Superpower Tensions & Rivalries (Access to History

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The college acquired the name of Harvard two years later, after minister John Harvard bequeathed some of his modest wealth to the college. America’s rise to greatness during the clipper ship era turned cities like Boston, Portland and New Haven into bustling maritime trading outposts. Get a new mixed Fun Trivia quiz each day in your email. In addi- tion, agricultural manpower was increased by prisoners of war, 115,369 of whom were working on farms in 1945; and by 65,000 workers re- cruited from Mexico and the British West Indies.

Into the Fire: African Americans Since 1970: 10 (The Young

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Robin D. G. Kelley

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To begin with, all the various musics listed in the 1980s under the broad category of world music were folk forms from all around the world, grouped together in order to make a greater impact in the commercial music market. Indeed, it might be said that American democracy was on the march in the first decade and a half of the new century. First called granny battering or granny bashing. cooking. by the end of the century. unless they were wealthy and could hire assistance. about the time that many elders were calling on their adult children and other younger kin to help them remain in their homes as independent adults.

The San Francisco Earthquake and Fire of 1906 (Great

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Louise Chipley Slavicek

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Republicans like Secretary of State Hay, Elihu Root, and Senator Lodge were suffi- ciently impressed for Hay to negotiate a convention which provided cession of the islands to the United States in exchange for $5 million. Not until 1916 did the Committee on Foreign Affairs report the Colombian treaty to the Senate, and then with modifications, cutting the payment to $15 million and making the expression of regret "mutual." Their greatest achievements were the Hague conferences of 1899 and 1907, at which the powers agreed to ban certain inhumane weapons but made no progress toward general disarmament.

America in the 1960s (Decades of Twentieth-Century America)

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Edmund Lindop

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Again, he was a "wet" as far as Prohibition was concerned, a position unquestionably abhorrent to the old Bryan country of the South and West. In those situations, press members are issued "credentials" from any one of a variety of bodies, which they must present to gain access. Wage growth was sluggish, and the jobs market was lagging the recovery. Many states have passed "veggie libel" laws that seek to protect major agricultural industries from false claims; other states have passed similar statutes with reference to banks or insurance companies.

Woodrow Wilson (Presidents & Their Times)

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Katie Marsico

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The People’s Republic of China completely changed the culture and geography of the Chinese people. Even when the end of World War II left an un- reckoned number of persons either unacceptable to countries where they were born, or unwilling to return there, the United States showed little immediate response. Many did not even have money to rent and became farm laborers; by 1900 there were 4 1/2 million farm laborers in the country.

1930's - Great Depression to Worlds Fair

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By far the largest valley—and one of the most important routes in North America—is the Great Valley, an extraordinary trench of shale and limestone that runs nearly the entire length of the Appalachians. Chief author of the Declaration of Independence, founder of the US political party system, and third president was Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826). To gain access to files restricted because of privacy concerns, researchers, including family members, can act as authorized representatives of the subject of the file by providing NARA with evidence of the subject's consent.

American Social Reform Movements Reference Library

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By 182 to 160 votes, with 35 Insurgent Nays decisive, the House rejected Cannon's decision. There was one Native American in the House. (These numbers include delegates.) Governmental units within each state comprise counties, municipalities, and such special districts as those for water, sanitation, highways, and parks. and recreation. Georgia's woman suffrage advocates began organizing as early as 1890. Customers on equal footing with the company and its employees.

Gay Power!: The Stonewall Riots and the Gay Rights Movement,

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Betsy Kuhn

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Participation was high with about 13 percent of the country having ever bought a ticket. 27 Another prominent form of lottery was the illegal "numbers" game. However, the tax cuts and extensive military spending of President George W. We will communicate with you by e-mail, text messaging or by posting notices to your account on this Site. Permissible regulations would focus only on limiting the time, place, and manner of the expression and would be narrowly drawn to restrict the amount of latitude governments would have to restrict speech.

The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy

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Resort to lower-grade ores was necessary to lessen dependence on imported supplies of nonferrous metals. Coolidge's majority over his two rivals was an impres- sive one. Germany was able to develop weapons forbidden by the Versailles treaty, build factories to produce weapons which could not be seen by the League inspectors and train large numbers of personnel. As one of the few sources of public information, newspapers had reached unprecedented influence and importance.
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