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Walking on the Moon: The Amazing Apollo 11 Mission (American

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Cleveland's growth also spilled over into adjacent ports, such as Lorain, Ashtabula, and Conneaut, Ohio, and perhaps as far east as Erie, Pennsylvania, and as far west as Toledo, Ohio, as well as to complementary growth centers inland, such as the rubber-producing city of Akron, Ohio. France and Russia also had resident purchasing missions, as did many of the smaller Entente powers – Italy, Belgium, Serbia and Greece. Matching taxes on payrolls and employees' wages were to supply funds for the program which was to be federally administered.

Because They Marched: The People's Campaign for Voting

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Wilson was confident in spite of his awareness of opposition: the people were for the League; the Senate had never rejected a peace treaty. The polyamorists’ group marriages formed in the 1960s and 1970s were seen by their practitioners as a viable alternative to conventional marriage. as they saw fit. I must also state that in a number of other countries there have been similar developments. Symptomatic was a change in the meaning of words: "selling oneself" became counsel to be given the young rather than a euphemism for prostitution.

A Chance to Make Good: African Americans 1900-1929 (The

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Spanish-speaking Puerto Ricans, who often represent an amalgam of racial strains, have largely settled in the New York metropolitan area, where they partake in considerable measure of the hardships and problems experienced by other immigrant groups in the process of settling in the United States; there are about 3.8 million Puerto Ricans in the country. The claim of citizenship was in many ways a deeply radical challenge to the ideology of separate spheres for men and women.

UXL American Decades: 1980-89

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Birth control. myth of motherhood influence. children’s games. 202–3. 295. 290–91. 135–36. 8. 136–37. But that the railroads should regard them- selves as vulnerable and should agitate for government assistance was a development that would have amazed the antimonopolists and Grangers of the 1870*s, had they been endowed with the gift of peering into the future. The fireworks displays of the Fourth of July mark the Declaration of Independence from Britain in 1776, but this is also a time for summer outings such as picnics and camping trips with friends and family members.

Contemporary United States (1968 to the Present) (Presidents

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President Nixon's resignation and the accompanying scandal surrounding the Republican Party hierarchy had a telling, if predictable, effect on party morale, as indicated by Republican losses in the 1974 and 1976 elections. Pollution is a problem of increasing concern to the US fishing industry; dumping of raw sewage, industrial wastes, spillage from oil tankers, and blowouts of offshore wells are the main threats to the fishing grounds. Berle, Jr., who labored to stabilize Latin-American rela- tions; Thomas B.

Decade That Roared: America During Prohibition, Level 7

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In 1919, when the end of World War I made possible renewed attention to Mexican affairs, a Senate subcommittee headed by Albert B. With a slot for all of the different types of cents, nickels, quarters, and more, you can quickly view 100 years of work at the US Mint on only a few seconds. The United States invested its prestige and diplomatic capital for what turned out to be relatively modest material benefits. Few schools have actually adopted such a schedule: parents argue that the change would disrupt their family lives, teachers argue that their workload is already burdensome, and students complain that their opportunity to earn money for college would be jeopardized without the chance to work summer jobs.

When Rivers Burned: The Earth Day Story (Once, in America)

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S. represent an increase of 13.9 percent from 1998-1999. It was seeking to create economic and social stabilities at home. That has two things: A strike breaker and a fink. In the Southwest, California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas also were part of the Spanish empire until the 19th century. This was a far cry from the romantic, chivalrous ideas of war that had existed in 1914 and that had seen huge crowds welcoming the onset of war as an opportunity for glory and adventure.

Clay V. United States: Muhammad Ali Objects to War (Landmark

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Suburbs have absorbed most of the shift in population distribution since 1950. The scramble for Africa should be dated not from 1882, when the British occupied Egypt, but from the opening of the Suez Canal in 1869. Wilson had fully recognized the historical implications of America's economic rise. On the other end of the education continuum, about 11.3 percent of African immigrants had no high school diploma or the equivalent general education diploma (GED), compared to 31.9 percent among all foreign-born adults.

Tree By Leaf

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The Allied forces paid dearly in both men and money. And to make the square deal a possibility he recommended publicity for corporate affairs, governmental control over corporate capitalization, and governmental supervision of corporations controlling the necessities of life. Congress refused to enact laws carrying out the recommendations of the Conference of 1908. In October 1970, UN General Assembly Resolution 2621 (XXV) declared that the further continuation of colonialism in all its forms and manifestations is a crime, and in 1977 General Assembly Resolution 32/14 reaffirmed the legitimacy of the struggle of peoples for independence, territorial integrity, national unity and liberation from colonial and foreign domination and alien subjugation by all available means, including armed struggle.

The Flying Tigers

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Heritage Foundation, www.heritage.org.; Duke Helfand, Inglewood Writes Book on Success, Los Angeles Times, April 30, 2000; David Klein, High Achievement in Mathematics: Lessons from Three Los Angeles Elementary Schools, A Report Commissioned by the 44. Thus, the ethos of basketball has bloomed far beyond any expectations of the 1960s. Not unlike the situation in the 1920s, antifeminism flourished in the 1980s even as women aggressively pursued individualistic goals that a new legal climate allowed. “Firsts” abounded: In 1981 President Reagan nominated the first woman to the Supreme Court, Sandra Day O’Connor; in 1984, for the first time a major political party nominated a woman (Representative Geraldine Ferraro) to run for vice president; the first woman astronaut flew into space, while newly educated women flooded into professions and businesses from which they had been barred.