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  • ...ved more into military and [[terrorist]] activity. He was killed by United States forces in a nighttime attack on his compound in [[Abbottabad]], Pakistan. ...h more lethal potential than any other nonstate threat faced by the United States.<ref name=Scheuer2005>{{citation
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  • ...ant ways, it has been leavened with [[populism]] and specific social and [[religion|religious]] considerations and issues and these factors did not always mani and economic conservative but not a social conservative; in the United States at present, this is the stance of libertarianism. It is also possible to b
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  • ...they are of disputed government or boundaries, they may be called [[quasi-state]]s. ...ef>[ ''Charter of the United Nations'']</ref> in 1947 with the phrase:
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  • ...volutionaries, as well as — to use the somewhat controversial notion of "state terrorism" — armies, police, and security forces. Since non-governmental defined in Title 22 of the United States Code, Section 2656f(d), which states: "The term ‘terrorism’ means premeditated, politically motivated viole
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  • ...World Politics, 1941-1991.'' 1995. [ * Gaddis, John Lewis. ''Russia, the Soviet Union and the United States. An Interpretative History'' 2nd ed. (1990)
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  • {{r|religion}} {{r|United States of America}}
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  • ...u]] and [[Walter Mosley]] being ranked among the top writers in the United States. Among the themes and issues explored in African American literature are t ...on]] debated whether to confront or appease racist attitudes in the United States. During the [[American Civil Rights movement]], authors like [[Richard Wri
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  • the [[Free Exercise Clause]] of the [[First Amendment]] to the [[United States Constitution]]. ...the age of 16. The defendants, who were members of an Old Order Amish community, refused to send their 14 and 15 year old children to the consolidated pub
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  • ...Constitution]] to mean that government must stay completely separate from religion. [[Barry C. Lynn]] is the Executive Director. adherents that they are insiders, favored members of the political community.”<ref name=FAQ>{{citation
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  • ...orldwide religions, others themselves subdividing into yet more splinters. Religion has had an important role in American life, but also in the development of [[Islam]] is growing rapidly in the United States, including offshoots such as the [[Black Muslims]].
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  • ...ts movement includes a wide variety of individuals and organizations, both united and divided in various ways on specific issues.<ref>{{cite book |last1= F |editor1-link= |others= |title= Citizenship Revisited: Threats or Opportunities of Shifting Boundaries |url= |edition= |volume= |year= 2004 |publisher=
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  • ...phy'' of the [[Education, U.S., History|History of Education in the United States]] is vast, comprising tens of thousands of books, articles and dissertatio * Cubberly, Ellwood P., ''Public Education in the United States''. (DATE??)
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  • ...ades of sectional hostility in 1861 West Virginia broke away as a separate state. than industrial states to the north, or cotton states to the south. The state exported young people and slaves to form plantations and farms to the west
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  • {{r|Philosophy of religion}} {{r|Religion in the United States}}
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  • ...a]], located in the northeastern corner of the country. It consists of the states of [[Connecticut]], [[Maine]], [[Massachusetts]], [[New Hampshire]], [[Rho ...ike Harvard and Yale, and created the public school system copies by every state. Thanks to the pietistic religious sentiments the region became the center
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  • ...s to a small, independent farming economy, which in 1776 became the United States of America, with a population of 3.5 million. By 2008, with a population of 300 million, United States grew to a huge, integrated, industrialized economy that makes up over a qu
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  • {{r|Buddhism in the United States}} {{r|Ireland (state)}}
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  • ...he west is primarily rural. It is the most populous of the six New England states. ...f Pilgrims arrived, settling in Boston and most of the eastern part of the state. In the 1770s Massachusetts became known as the 'Cradle of Liberty' for the
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  • For earlier history see ''[[California, history to 1845]].'' For the state today, see ''[[California]]''. ...ted States at Monterey - July 7, 1846.jpg/credit}}<br />Raising the United States flag at Monterey, July 7, 1846.]]
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  • ...ates a strong proof of his friendship, doth hereby cede to the said United States, in the name of the French Republic, forever and in full sovereignty, the ...ndencies, will be left in the possession of the Commissaries of the United States, and copies will be afterwards given in due form to the Magistrates and Mu
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  • ...undamental questions concerning the constitutional protections accorded to religion were addressed. ...the [[Constitution]] protecting the former but not the latter and that as stated in the Syllabus:
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  • ...h allowed attacks to be launched or controlled from their territory. The [[United Nations]] neither approved nor censured the invasion, which was never a f ...ix other brigades actually remain, but they are called "advise and assist" units charged with training.
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  • ...and the [[Canons of Dort]], which together are called the "Three Forms of Unity", while many Presbyterian churches hold to the so-called [[Westminster Sta in Zwingli tradition is their historically almost symbiotic link to the state (cantons) which is only loosening gradually in the present.
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  • ...n state and ideology, much as Islamist theory draws no distinction between state and theology. [[Vietnamese Communist grand strategy|Vietnamese Communism]], ...rhaps arms supply from the north, there is little evidence of any Northern units in the South, although organizers may well have infiltrated.
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  • Andrews, George Reid. "Racial Inequality in Brazil and the United States: A Statistical Comparison." ''Journal of Social History'' 26, no. 2 (1992) ...1992. Flawed but useful account of the only triracial isolate (maroon) community of the Cumberland Plateau who see themselves as White.
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  • '''James Monroe''' (1758-1831) was the fifth [[president of the United States]] (1817-1825), best known for sponsoring the [[Monroe ...upported a measure to give the [[U.S. Congress]] the right to control interstate commerce. Returning to Virginia, he married Eliza Kortright, of early Dutch
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  • ...Islam]] claims to supersede previous [[Abrahamic religions]], the Bahá'í religion claims to supersede Islam. From its origins in the [[Persia]]n and [[Ottoman Empire]]s, the Bahá'í community expanded to India and Burma (1870s), Central Asia (1880s), North America a
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  • ...ican]] [[Cinema of the United States|film]] and [[Television in the United States|television]] [[film producer|producer]]. His [[film marketing|marketing]] ...s came from picking topics that would be easily sensationalized, such as [[religion]] and sex. His expenses were estimated at 5% for selling, and his distribut
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  • in a theatre and causing a panic.<ref name=Schenck>Schenck v. United States, 249 US 47 (1919)</ref></blockquote> ...universally accepted, Based on the right of freedom of opinion, Article 19 state a right to transfer "information and ideas through any media and regardless
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  • ...eigner' or an 'immigrant'. Not all opposition to immigration in the United States is concerned with this distinction, but nativism has become a general term * Language: Isolate themselves in their own communities and refuse to learn the local language.
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  • ===The United States [[Declaration of Independence]] (1776)=== ...ated in this Declaration are subject to the Islamic Sharia" and article 25,states that "The Islamic Sharia is the only source of reference for the explanat
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  • ...hernmost portion of both [[New England]] and the 48 contiguous states. The state is known for its scenery — its jagged, mostly rocky coastline, its low, r ...setts and was growing in population at a rapid rate, Maine became the 23rd state on March 15, 1820 as a component of the Missouri Compromise.
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  • ...can Jewish community in addressing the principal mandate of the Jewish community relations field, expressed in three interrelated goals: #To dedicate ourselves to the safety and security of the [[state of Israel]];
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  • {{r|United States of America}} {{r|Confederate States of America}}
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  • ...lavery were destroyed. Reconstruction addressed the return of the Southern states that had seceded, the status of ex-Confederate leaders, and the Constituti ...[[Redeemers]]") defeated the Republicans and took control of each southern state, marking the end of '''Reconstruction'''.
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  • While the [[Vietnam War]] involving the United States is most familiar in the West, there have been two millennia of '''Wars of ...1956, but never took place. Nevertheless, a complex and powerful [[United States Mission to the Republic of Vietnam]] was always present after the French h
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  • '''W. Patrick "Pat" Lang''' is a retired [[United States Army]] [[colonel]], who publishes the ''Sic Semper Tyrannis'' blog, and Pr ...British knighthood. He taught [[Arabic language|Arabic]] at the [[United States Military Academy]].
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  • ...subset of persons identified with the [[Christian Right]] in the [[United States of America]]. One can be a [[Religious conservatism|religious conservative Religious conservatives can believe that the United States was founded by Christians, although this is not universally accepted among
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  • ...te House]]. It was the worst terrorist attack in the history of the United States,<ref name=911Commission>{{citation | author = National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (also known as the 9-11 Commission)
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  • ...s of the [[University of Pennsylvania]]. Among the wealthiest men in the [[United Kingdom|British]] American colonies, he is known as the ''Penman of the R ...n 1654 and, having joined the [[Society of Friends]], came with several co-religionists to Talbot County on the [[Eastern Shore]] of the [[Chesapeake Bay]] in
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  • ...extremely controversial issue in the [[United States]], for example. Some states have legitimized it, but, in general, it is intensely resisted by [[social "Liberal religions", such as [[Reform Judaism]] or [[Unitarian Universalism]], often will perform such ceremonies even without civil
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  • ...34th [[President of the United States of America|president]] of the United States (1953-1961). ...r but Eisenhower was never a member.<ref>Gerald Bergman, "The Influence of Religion on President Eisenhower's Upbringing" ''Journal of American & Comparative C
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  • ...emocratic Party, history|Democratic party]] was highly competitive in most states, but won the presidency only in 1856, 1884 and 1892. In 1892, the [[Populi ...usually controlled the House of Representatives. The northern and western states were largely Republican, save for closely balanced New York and Indiana. A
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  • ...d political scientists give to the political system existing in the United States from about 1828 to 1854. It replaced the [[First Party System]], and was # It formed over a 15 year period that varied by state.
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  • ...of aid to Africa and other developing regions. He sought to modernise the United Kingdom's public services, encourage enterprise and innovation in its pri ...h second class honours in jurisprudence. While at Oxford, his awareness of religion was stimulated by [[/Catalogs#Thomson, Peter|Peter Thomson]]<ref>[http://
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  • ...ndamental issues in society. The usual context for the term is the United States, but culture wars are common in [[Islamic sectarian conflict]], [[Zionism] ==United States==
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  • ...the liberal rhetoric. Thus, northern states became free states; southern states continued the practice of slavery. ...freedom and slavery, two separate regional identities emerged. The United States was a nation divided into two distinct regions separated by the "[[Mason-D
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  • ...of Nations]] and the [[United Nations]], and a close ally of the [[United States of America]]. ...or very remote (23.5%) areas is the [[Northern Territory]]. For all other states and territories, populations in those categories are in single digits (or
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  • 495 BCE [[Pericles]] (495-429) - Athenian statesman and advocate of democracy ...] - the first recorded statement of Roman Law
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  • {{dambigbox|the type of political entity|State}} A '''state''' is a set of [[institution|institutions]] that possess the [[authority]]
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  • ...Congo]], the American colonies of [[Great Britain]], and the [[Confederate States of America]].<ref name=Anderson2007>{{citation ...ontrol is useful and perhaps essential for many of these “enemies of the state” to
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  • {{r|United States of America}} {{r|Confederate States of America}}
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  • ...nty in the state of [[Wisconsin]] and 22nd-largest city in the United&nbsp;States. The city is the county seat of Milwaukee County and is located on the sou ...he Mississippi. After that failed, he turned to railroads and soon had the state's first track, one between Milwaukee and Waukesha. Kilbourn used lobbying,
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  • ===United States=== * Allerfeldt, Kristofer. ''Race, Radicalism, Religion, and Restriction: Immigration in the Pacific Northwest, 1890-1924.'' Praege
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  • According to his statement at his [[Combatant Status Review Tribunal]] (CSRT), he considers himsel He graduated in 1986 from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in the US,with a degree in mechanical engineering, and speaks Ar
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  • "any system of regulations to govern the conduct of the people of a community, society or nation",<ref name="LcD">[ ...its constituent states, although vestiges of civil law systems survive in states, such as [[Louisiana]] and [[California]], with strong roots in French or
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  • * Bean, Frank D., and Marta Tienda. ''The Hispanic Population of the United States'' (1987), statistical analysis of demography and social structure ...Castillo. ''North to Aztlan: A History of Mexican Americans in the United States'' (2006)
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  • ..." He lived and worked in [[France]], the [[United States of America|United States]], [[Mexico]] and [[Spain]] throughout his life.
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  • ...him to withdraw from reelection in 1952 and gave the Republicans an opportunity to crusade against him and elect [[Dwight D. Eisenhower]]. ...eld Artillery Battalion, 35th Division, A.E.F., and returned to the United States a major in 1919, after combat at St. Mihiel and in the Argonne offensive.
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  • | religion = ...23]], 1805 &ndash; [[June 27]], 1844) was an [[United States|American]] [[religion|religious]] leader who founded the [[Latter Day Saint movement]],
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  • ...fense of his political independence set the standard for the separation of religion and politics. He promised a new frontier, bringing, along with his dazzlin Kennedy served as the 35th [[U.S. Presidents|President of the United States]] from 1961 to 1963 as a [[U.S. Democratic Party|Democrat]]. His 1000 days
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  • ...istory''' is the history of Mexicans and other [[Hispanics]] in the United States from 1846 to the present. By 2005 the Latino population reached 41.3 mill themselves from "los norteamericanos". The Latinos emphasized their own religion, language, customs and kinship ties, and drew into enclaves, rural colonies
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  • ...[John Woolman]], [[President of the United States|Presidents of the United States]] [[Herbert Hoover]] and [[Richard Nixon]] and [[Quakers/Notable Quakers|o ...entrality of Christ, leadership, religious authority, sexuality, identity, unity, and growth. The Quakers are heavily involved with the [[Peace Testimony]]
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  • ...les]], which together form the [[sovereign state]] of [[United Kingdom|The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland]]. They are also described | title = Agreement between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government Of Irela
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  • ...s. The first volume was published with the title ''A History of the United States, from the Discovery of the American Continent to the Present Time,'' by Ch * ''History of the United States of America, from the Discovery of the Continent.'' Centenary edition. Thor
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  • ...narchy|constitutional monarch]] holding symbolic roles (as in the modern [[United Kingdom]], [[Canada]] and [[Japan]]). In recent years [[Australia]]ns hav ...trolled by a commercial elite being republics. These included Italian city states like [[Florence]] and [[Venice]] and the members of the [[Hanseatic League
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  • that have contributed to the creation of the country now known as the [[United Kingdom]]. the customary way of referring to what is more formally defined as "The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland". That usage does not imply
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  • ...ates. A rich slave state based on cotton, it was inspired by the brilliant states' rights theorist [[John C. Calhoun]]; it took the lead in forming the Conf ...ith major battles, forced the British out in 1781. The cotton gin made the state a major center of cotton plantations, enabling a rich elite centered in Cha
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  • ...Court case ''[[Gitlow v. New York]]'', incorporates its provisions to the state and local level. Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of spee
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  • ...ic Judaism believes itself to be the legitimate successor to the Israelite Religion of the Hebrew Bible. In addition, rabbinic Judaism may be distinguished fro ...tice today. Jewish history and doctrines have influenced other [[Abrahamic religion]]s such as [[Christianity]], [[Islam]], [[Samaritan]]ism and the [[Bahá'í
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  • In 1990, the [[United Nations General Assembly]] proposed a Model Treaty on Extradition, which | author = United Nations General Assembly}}</ref>
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  • ...front during World War II''' covers all the developments inside the United States, 1940-1945. For comparisons with other nations see [[World War II, Homefro ===Munitions===
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  • ...that had abandoned previous examinations of economics in terms of ethics, religion and politics. Preoccupation with those threads was overshadowed in the twe ...Markets." Later paraphrased as "supply creates its own demand," Say's law stated that, although there could be an imbalance between the supply and the dema
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  • ...that had abandoned previous examinations of economics in terms of ethics, religion and politics. Preoccupation with those threads was overshadowed in the twe ...Markets." Later paraphrased as "supply creates its own demand," Say's law stated that, although there could be an imbalance between the supply and the dema
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  • {{seealso|History of the Democratic Party (United States)}} ...y controlling Congress. Its great rival is the [[Democratic Party (United States)|Democratic Party]].
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  • ...Present Danger]]; Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, 2004-2006; United States Chairman of the Permanent Joint Board on Defense, Canada-US, 2002-2004 ...Communications, [[National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States]] (the 9/11 Commission)
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  • Some religions allow polygamy. Notably, [[Islam]] allows a man to have up to four wives p ...ey, LL.D., and Mr. Luddy. pp. 8–9</ref> Polygamy was made illegal in the state of [[Illinois]]<ref>Greiner & Sherman, Revised Laws of Illinois, 1833, pp.
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  • [[Memphis, Tennessee|Memphis]], [[Nashville, Tennessee|Nashville]] (the state capital), [[Knoxville, Tennessee|Knoxville]], and [[Chattanooga, Tennessee| *Nelson, Michael, "Tennessee: Once a Bluish State, Now a Reddish One," ''Tennessee Historical Quarterly,'' 65 (Summer 2006),
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  • ...ecome the most economically significant holiday of the year. In the United States, the holiday of [[Thanksgiving]] marks the beginning of the Christmas seas ...s which argued that the practice amounted to a government endorsement of a religion. In 1984, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a city-owned Christmas display,
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  • ...south by [[Nebraska]], and on the west by [[Wyoming]] and [[Montana]]. The state is split by the upper [[Missouri River]] into "east-river" and "west-river ...ich flows through the center of the state from north to south dividing the state into an eastern and a western region.
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  • ...ple named "polanians" or "people of the open fields." In 1492 (when it was united with Lithuania), the king controlled some 435,000 square miles. In 1634, ...n overlordship. He created the administrative structure needed for a large state, made the military more efficient, created monasteries, and in 1000 induced
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  • ...P, Lefrant JY et al.| title=Selected medical errors in the intensive care unit: results of the IATROREF study: parts I and II. | journal=Am J Respir Crit In the United States reporting medical errors in hospitals is a condition of payment by Medicar
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  • ...the 16th century, and England had one settlement in 1587, but concerted [[United Kingdom|British]], [[France|French]], [[Spain|Spanish]], and [[Netherland The colonists came from a variety of different social and [[religion|religious]] groups who settled in different locations on the seaboard. The
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  • ...stitutional reform in the [[United States]]. He has criticized excessive [[unitary executive|presidential power]]<ref name=tws10oct44>{{cite news ...His research interests include constitutional development and design, law, religion, [[multiculturalism]], [[society]], and theories of constitutional interpre
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  • ...aribbean]], [[Mexico]] and most of what today is the Southwestern [[United States]]) to Roman Catholicism, in order to facilitate colonization of these land ...ed the help of [[colonist]]s or converted [[Native Americans in the United States|Native Americans]], called ''neophytes'', to cultivate [[agriculture|crops
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  • ...ctice of Wahhabism. The Taliban argued they were creating a stable Islamic state that the leaders of the jihad against the Soviets could not create. <ref na ...slam: "Our Goal is to Restore Peace and Establish a Pure and Clean Islamic State in Afghanistan"
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  • ...[[U.S. Constitution|Constitution]] (1787), and has been echoed in critical statements from [[Abraham Lincoln]], [[Theodore Roosevelt]], [[Woodrow Wilson]], ..., established churches (opposed to the Puritan and deist modes of American religion) and the promotion of a monied interest—though the formulation of this la
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  • {{r|Religion in the United States}} {{r|Separation of church and state}}
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  • creates a fake religion to overthrow a tyrannical invader of the United States; 1949 publication reflected racial attitudes of the time
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  • ...merica]] or Methodists. They are concentrated in the Midwest and Mountain states. ...e steady stream of immigrants influenced by the Hedströms established the state of Illinois as a fabored destination .
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  • ...s of Athenians with those he called "barbarians" outside of the Greek city-state center. Beginning eleven centuries later, and spurred largely by descripti ...]] along with [[Edward B. Tylor]] of the [[United States of America|United States]], selected a [[Social Darwinism|social-Darwinian]] perspective of human v
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  • Christ. Pulling away from ritual and ceremony, the Great Awakening made religion intensely personal to the average person by fostering a deep sense of spiri ...ica]]. Participants became passionately and emotionally involved in their religion, rather than passively listening to intellectual discourse in a detached ma
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  • **includes: "State Development in the Early Republic: 1775–1840" by Ronald P. Formisano; "Th * Keller, Morton. ''Affairs of State: Public Life in Late Nineteenth Century America'' 1977.
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  • ...rrent borders of Laos were created by [[France]] in 1893 and 1904. The Lao state dates only from 1945. ...d into the Tai-speaking lands, probably via Burma, and became the dominant religion. But the Lao retain many [[animism|animist]] religious practices from the p
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  • ...its early development, denominations of Protestantism are now the dominant religions in much of central and northern Europe as well as North America and are wi ...testation" in which the leading German princes friendly to the Reformation united with fourteen cities of Germany on Apr.\il 25, 1529, against the decree o
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  • ...s]], or the total of all recorded payments of wages, interest and rent. (Stated more precisely, the expenditure measure, GDP(E) is the sum of consumers' e ...used for estimating GDP are described in a primer published by the United States Bureau of Economic Analysis: [
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  • ...d Terrorism. Reporting to the Secretary-General in 2002, the Working Group stated the following: political nature as well as its basic criminality and psychology. The United Nations
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  • ...'''Anti-Defamation League (ADL)''' is an [[interest group]] in the United States of America. Its goal is to "stop the defamation of the Jewish people…to ...amation League}}</ref> It is a strong supporter of [[Zionism]] and the [[State of Israel]]. Current activities include:
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  • ...educing the size of the [[Executive Branch of the Government of the United States]]. Signs frequently capitalize TEA, as an abbreviation for "Taxed Enough ...ble candidates, who had little political experience and made controversial statements that alienated the center, such as Senate candidates [[Christine O'Don
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  • ...''' (February 12, 1809-April 15, 1865), was 16th President of the [[United States]] and served during the [[American Civil War]] (1861-1865). He is best kno ...h of freedom for the American nation. The destruction of the [[Confederate States of America|Confederacy]], and of the slave power that menaced republican i
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  • ...a good time away from his writing. This down time gave Steinbeck an opportunity to think about things other than his writing, and gave him some very signi ...961. In many of his letters to friends, he spoke of how this book was his statement on the moral decay of the US culture. Like many of his works, it was c
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  • ...and founder of the [[Steel industry, history |steel industry in the United States]]. After selling his steel interests to [[U.S. Steel]] in 1901, Carnegie b ...ther, William Carnegie (? - 1855), a [[Swedenborgianism|Swedenborgian]] in religion, was a hand-loom weaver who moved from the small settlement of Patiemuir to
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  • Common [[oxidation state]]s of gold include +1 (gold(I) or aurous compounds) and +3 (gold(III) or au ...was built atop the world's greatest gold finds. Gold fields in the [[Free State]] and [[Gauteng]] provinces are deep and require the world's deepest mines.
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  • ...prominent in organized religion, along with [[holy books]] and [[revealed religion]]s that assert the existence of such things. Instead, Deists hold that rel ...vey the idea of an active God, as is presented in the most widely observed religions, while deism conveys the absence of that particular type of God:
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  • ...], examining Western societies today in [[Western Europe]] or the [[United States]] or [[Japan]] might see the movement of [[feminism|female rights]] as wro * [[Bill Clinton]], a [[United States|U.S.]] president from 1992&ndash;2000. An exceptional communicator and pol
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  • ...of the Covenanters, Presbyterianism was guaranteed as the national form of religion by the [[Glorious Revolution|Revolution Settlement]] of 1690 and the [[Trea The [[parish]] was the main unit of local government in Scotland, and since it was also part of the church,
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  • ...Thuban was at one time the pole star and was important in ancient Egyptian religion. USS ''Thuban'' served as a commissioned ship for 21 years and 3 months. Sh ...2d Marine Division at [[Hilo]] and [[Honolulu]], ''Thuban'' embarked Army units. Then, operating out of [[Pearl Harbor]], she conducted training exercises
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  • ...rganizations as a way of restoring the shattered economic base of many communities. Limited, short-term funding for some tourism-related projects was provi ...tish signed the [[Treaty of Paris (1783)|Treaty of Paris]] with the United States that gave American fishermen similar rights along the coast. These rights
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  • ...l Relations and History at [[Boston University]]. He is a retired [[United States Army]] [[colonel]], who commanded the [[11th Armored Cavalry Regiment]]. ...]] might be the right model. Leaving the analogy to Communism as a secular religion implicit, he describes the conflict between theocratic and non-theocratic m
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  • ...was the political philosophy of the [[Second Party System]] in the United States in the 1820s to 1840s, especially the positions of President [[Andrew Jack ...m emerging. They demanded elected (not appointed) judges and rewrote many state constitutions to reflect the new values. In national terms the Jacksonians
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  • ...the states in 1791. They specify a set of rights belonging to individuals, states, and the people at large — in some cases, by positive guarantees of cert Some (but not all) of the provisions of the Bill of Rights now also apply to state governments, according to the courts' interpretation, beginning in the earl
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  • ...technique of heavy iron casting that could be applied to products for war, religion and industry - for guns, church bells and machinery. These 'Dark Ages' were ...ring profession. Some years later this practice was adopted in the United States. Members of the US [[Order of the Engineer]] accept this ring as a pledge
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  • The '''Church of Scientology''' is a religion founded in 1953 by American [[L. Ron Hubbard]] (1911-1986), as an evolutio, and the Greek λόγος "logos" (word), "the study of knowledge." He stated it to be a knowledge of life, and clarity of mind through training in, and
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  • ...The [[head of state]] has been {{headofstate|Saudi Arabia}} since {{headofstate-enteredoffice|Monarchy|Saudi Arabia}}. The country is of enormous significa ...d States. It borders on [[Jordan]], [[Yemen]], [[Oman]], [[Qatar]], the [[United Arab Emirates]], [[Kuwait]], and [[Iraq]].<ref name=WFB-SA>{{citation
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  • Containment Policy was a [[United States|U.S.]] [[Cold War]] international relations policy to attempt to prevent, | title = Grand Strategy and the Next President of the United States
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  • ...the seat of Denver County. It is,located in the north-central part of the state, 12 miles east of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Denver is also the ...moderately expensive, informal, upscale life style, and the outdoor opportunities. The Phoenix metropolitan area is the chief competitor for these migrant
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  • ...ents in East Jerusalem and the West Bank cannot be moved and will make two states impossible. <ref>{{citation ...ruly wants to fix Israel it should be working in Israel, not in the United States, because the settlers and hardline right-wing parties are Israeli problems
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  • ...much of the Western culture advocates [[freedom of speech]], the [[United States]], for historical and Constitutional reasons, has set a much higher standa ...[Chaplinksy v. New Hampshire]] decision, the [[Supreme Court of the United States]] excepted what it called "fighting words" in a face-to-face situation. <r
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  • ...ica is [[representative Democracy]]; citizens have a civic duty to aid the state and resist corruption, especially monarchism and aristocracy.<ref> Banning ...the common benefit, protection, and security of the people, nation or community; it should be watched closely and circumscribed in its powers. Most [[Anti
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  • ...figures in pushing forward neoconservatism - believing in ''noble lies'' (religion being a prime example for Strauss), the telling of which can convince peopl looked to past political philosophy. Strauss emigrated to the [[United States|U.S.]] from [[Germany]], where he had written on [[Thomas Hobbes]]: "Hobbe
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  • ...nationalist [[politicomilitary doctrine]], and even on the role of [[quasi-state]]s. Transnational companies may effectively wage [[economic warfare]]. | author = The Levin Institute, State University of New York
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  • ...l and Ásatrúers often refer to themselves as [[heathen]]s. Ásatrú is a religion officially recognized by the governments of Iceland (since 1973), Norway (s ...while the Vikings enter history in 792 [[C.E.]] By 1150 C.E., the ‘Old Religion’ was replaced by [[Christianity]] in the whole original area. Much of the
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  • ...orm. He discusses the impact of the birth control movement upon organized religion, the medical profession, and the law where, in each instance, initial antip ...argaret Sanger was the founder of the birth control movement in the United States. A trained nurse by profession she founded a magazine on birth control as
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  • ...el. With respect to the [[Israel-Palestine conflict]], he supports a [[two-state settlement]], but expects it to require democracy in Palestine. <ref name=J ...e [[refusenik]] movement, convicted of treason and spying for the [[United States]] in 1978, and was sentenced to thirteen years' imprisonment. He was first
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  • ...[[U.S. Republican Party|Republican Party nomination]] in the [[2008 United States presidential election|2008 presidential election]]. Little known nationall ...why I was the first presidential candidate to oppose ratification of the [[United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea|Law of the Sea Treaty]], which w
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  • The '''Church of Norway''' is the state church of [[Norway]]. It has belonged to the Evangelical [[Martin Luther|Lu ...h is managed by the Ministry of Culture and Church Affairs. The Council of State (i.e. the King and seven ministers) is responsible for appointing bishops.
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  • ...cy_Index_2010_web.pdf ''The Democracy Index 2010'', Economist Intelligence Unit]</ref>), and the governments of five of them have been categorised as excep ...they were banned in Bahrain and Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Independent candidates were permitted in in Oman and the
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  • ...theories and functional or [[reductionism|reductionist]] (focusing on what religions does) theories. ...erfection, quest for meaning, and seeking patterns in mythology in various religions)
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  • ...ure''' generally refers to [[English literature]] produced in the [[United States]]. Moreover, a small amount of literature from the US is written in other ...and [[Nathaniel Ward]] advocated a more rigorous separation of church and state.
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  • ...preme authority as the [[Monotheism|one God]]. The Zoroastrian name of the religion is '''Mazdayasna'''.<ref name=Mazdayasna>The term '''Mazdayasna''' is a com ...zda will prevail. All souls, including those initially banished, will be reunited with Ahura Mazda.
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  • '''Middletown''' means the average or typical American small city. Several states have places actually named Middletown, but this article deals with the ide :"The city will be called Middletown. A community as small as thirty-odd thousand...[in which] the field staff was enabled t
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  • ...British Empire in the Middle East, 1945-1951: Arab Nationalism, the United States, and Postwar Imperialism'' (1984) [ * Louis, William Roger. ''Imperialism at Bay: The United States and the Decolonization of the British Empire, 1941-1945'' (1978) [http://w
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  • ...d desperately needs ancient indigenous wisdom." The appeal of the "[[earth religion]]s" resonates with concerns about the environment.<ref name=twsMar14c/> a lot of attention, thanks to ancient beliefs and astronomy and New Age religion – all hyped by anxiety over global warming. Of course, this includes a bl
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  • ...on at the peak in 1943. The Allies produced about three times as much in munitions as the Axis powers. The U.S. sent about $50 billion in military aid to |+ Munitions Production in World War II
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  • ...Democratic politicians and the media have treasonously undermined [[United States]] [[foreign policy]]. She also claims that [[Annie Lee Moss]] was correctl ...reviles people of faith, and second, that it bears all the attributes of a religion itself. ''Godless'' debuted at number one on ''The New York Times'' Best Se
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  • ...tion is a [[republic]] with President [[Porfirio Lobo Sosa]] the [[head of state]] since 2010.<ref>''CIA World Factbook'': '[ ...e mid-twentieth century, the economy of Honduras was dominated by [[United States of America|U.S.]] companies that set up [[banana]] plantations and investe
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  • ...ds v. Aguillard''' is a 1987 decision of the [[Supreme Court of the United States]] which struck down a [[Louisiana]] law that required 'equal time' for the ...sion of a comprehensive scientific education", and "impermissibly endorses religion by advancing the religious belief that a supernatural being created humanki
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  • ...o-druidism''' (or '''neo-druidry''') is an attempt to revive the ancient [[religion]] of the [[Celts]], as presided over by the priestly caste of [[druids]]. I ...f establishing links between groves and orders and so a stable druidic community does not yet exist.
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  • ...beginning of the track is feedback building up from a recording tape echo unit.<ref>{{cite book|last=Lewis|first=Dave|year=2012|title=Led Zeppelin: From a ...and opportunities. The lyrics make reference to battles and the Old Norse religion (''Fight the horde, sing and cry, [[Valhalla]], I am coming!''), but return
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  • ...s in Russia in the second half of the 19th century, characterized by inept state control to peasant apathy. It was encouraged by the contemporary idea of et ...ructure. He looked to the West for Russia's future and modernized both the state and armed forces<ref name=Hingley1967 />, while engaging other European nat
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  • {{r|John Howard}} Founder of the [[Howard Center for Family, Religion, and Society;]] Senior Fellow in Educational Philosophy ...tries, covering five continents. He is often sought after by many Heads of State and global leaders for his counsel, wisdom and spiritual leadership. He is
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  • ...theology applies philosophical methods to questions and problems within a religion. There is considerable overlap, however, between the topics and methods of ...investigates [[Metaphysics|metaphysical]] questions such as the nature of religion, the existence and nature of a [[god]] or gods, and the possibility of [[mi
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  • ...o republicanism earned him high rank as a [[Founding Fathers of the United States|Founding Father]]. ...unger brother, began writing his own essays which focused their attacks on religion. The ''Courant'' drew the anger of the local authorities, who prohibited J
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  • ...ments after the town, most notably [[Boston]], [[Massachusetts]], [[United States of America|USA]]. called [[Boston Town F.C.]], nickname The Poachers, who play in the [[United Counties League]]. Home games are played at their stadium on Tattershall
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  • ...d ''Naked Lunch'' became the focus of [[obscenity]] trials in the [[United States]] that helped to liberalize what could be legally published. ...ction of the [[sexism]] of the time rather than a reflection of the actual state of affairs. [[Joan Vollmer]] (later, Joan Vollmer Burroughs) was clearly th
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  • ...ple rooms full of clay tablets in [[cuneiform script]] in the ancient city-states of [[Sumer]]. These archives were made up nearly completely of the record ...nal libraries made up of non-fiction and fiction books, (as opposed to the state or institutional records kept in archives) first appeared in [[classical Gr
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  • ...region also has the highest number of residents, 3774 people, born in the United Kingdom and Ireland and constituting 9.1 per cent of its population, with ...² is positioned between [[Marlborough, New Zealand|Marlborough]], another unitary authority, to the east and the [[West Coast, New Zealand|West Coast Regi
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  • He suffers from [[attention deficit hyperactivity disorder]], and credits religion and [[Alcoholics Anonymous]] for his stability. <ref name=NNDB>{{citation ...House of Representatives]], he questioned Ellison's loyalty to the United States. Beck said, with respect to Iraq, "You are saying, "Let`s cut and run." An
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  • '''Satanic ritual abuse''' (SRA) is a term, originating in the United States in the 1980s, for [[child abuse]] involving Satanic belief or rituals. In ...ving the use of rituals (not necessarily satanic). However, most survivors state that they were ritually abused as part of satanic worship for the purpose o
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  • ...hilosophy that combines [[Positivism (philosophy)|positivism]]&mdash;which states that the only authentic knowledge is scientific knowledge&mdash;with some ...itive meaning and thus nothing but expression of feelings or desires; only statements about mathematics, logic and natural sciences have a definite meaning.
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  • .... Tigers breed well in captivity, and the captive population in the United States may rival the wild population of the world. ...rhinos, although they will prey on their young whenever they have an opportunity. However, a hungry tiger will attack anything it regards as potential food
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  • ...ximately 129 times the global average.</ref> but even this figure far understates the density of most Hong Kong residential districts, as the majority of Ho entrepôt for trade with the mainland. An international busineess community grew up; Warren Delano, Jr., grandfather of President [[Franklin Delano Ro
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  • ...p. [[Sacred history]] concerns divinely inspired events and is handled by religion scholars. This article discusses '''historiography''', the writing of histo ...e [[Reformation]], warfare, science and technology, the rise of the nation state (especially England, France, Spain, Prussia and Russia), and explorations o
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  • * Guterbock, Thomas M. ''Machine Politics in Transition: Party and Community in Chicago.'' (1980). 324 pp. * Bae, Youngsoo. ''Labor in Retreat: Class and Community among Men's Clothing Workers of Chicago, 1871-1929.'' (2001). 295 pp.
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  • ...h maintenance an important part of the job, although there were many opportunities to derive profit. Having left the royal court, for which all of his pre ...anslation of the [[Romance of the Rose]], an act for which Chaucer himself states that he performed textual penance in the form of his [[The Legend of Good
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  • ...blame is the solidarity felt with one's "fellow member[s] of the moral community", what Williams calls the "Aristotelian Account", part of which is our abi ...manuel Kant]] took the view in his ''[[Critique of Pure Reason]]'' and ''[[Religion Within the Limits of Reason Alone]]'' that humankind had a 'will' that itse
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  • ...f a Sephardic style of liturgy. For religious purposes, Jews of these communities are considered to be "Sephardim", meaning not "Spanish Jews" but "Jews o ...Persian backgrounds. The justification for this is that most of these communities (with some exceptions such as the [[Yemenite Jews|Yemenites]]) use the s
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  • ...But your partner would have invested time, child rearing and forgone opportunities in the relationship by that point. Anticipating this, your mate would ha ...ure of a woman crying in a black and white photo.|Many film goers in the [[United Kingdom]] thought that the final scene in the movie ''Casablanca'' betwee
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  • ...etings, according to the Lord Advocate, "not only the Christian, but every religion was turned into ridicule, and the existence of God himself denied and laugh ...d nor vice suppressed, but by men joining in society, and expressing their united opinion as a body; and your petitioners considered they had some reason t
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  • ...on. It has the largest population of people of 'coloured' (mixed race) communities in Africa. Black South Africans account for slightly less than 80% of t ...violent struggle (including economic sanctions from the international community) by the black majority as well as many white, coloured, and Indian South A
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  • ...s. During World War II, those methods employed earlier in the academic community in this field of research were brought to bear upon a variety of problems wife from his thinking, and appears pleasantly resigned to going to the States and working there even as a prisoner for the rest of his life." <ref name=
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  • ...] in news coverage, coming from virtually no name recognition. Many of her statements were controversial and drew media attention. <ref>{{citation ...the information up later on her website. Her opponent mentioned [[Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission]].<ref name=CNN2010-10-16>{{citation
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