Korean War (Essential Events (ABDO))

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A final important factor in Mussolini's decision to attack may have come from his relationship with the UK and France forged by the Stresa front. L., obtained about one-third of the votes cast. The 1920's were to see, therefore, still another example of the pleasant and relatively harmless pastime of eating one's cake and having it, too. 286 ECONOMIC EXPANSION Thus, efforts to get the United States into the World Court, a League instrumentality, were unavailing. Disabled workers between 50 and 65 years of age are also entitled to monthly benefits.

Sit-ins and Freedom Rides (Civil Rights Movement)

David Aretha

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Bausch & Lomb licenses Softlens, the first soft contact lens. Representatives of consumers' groups found rising prices uncompensated by sufficient recovery to increase general purchasing power. For immigrants who have arrived in the 1990s, these regions account for 71.2 percent of the foreign-born. Money that had gone to school districts was diverted to the war effort. Enclosed cabs soon had heating and air conditioning, and are now likely to be supplied with a television and stereo-CD.

Robert F. Kennedy (Up Close)

Marc Aronson

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The city eventually banned gambling which led to a number of illegal clubs and the spread to permissive suburbs. While farmers might chafe at low prices and high credit costs and working men at legal barriers to the development and effectiveness of their unions, discontent in the 1890's had been based on another essential factor. Members of both groups, and the laymen who followed their preaching, often formed societies under the Christian Socialist label to work for a co-operative commonwealth in the future and remedial legislative measures in the present. 34 THE TURN OF THE CENTURY Other ministers, affected by similar intellectual and emotional currents, sought only to waken in the society about them a greater regard for the practical, immediate meaning of the Fatherhood of God and the Brother- hood of Man.

We Changed the World: African Americans 1945-1970 (The Young

Vincent Harding

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The population of learning disabled children was only four percent in 1980-1981, but it had risen two points to six percent in 1997-1998. In her speech dedicating the monument to Kennedy, Queen Elizabeth II stated that Magna Carta was ‘a part of the heritage which the people of the United States of America share with us’, and that it was therefore ‘altogether fitting’ that Runnymede ‘should be the site of Britain’s memorial to the late President ’. The program began with 24 demonstration projects in 1968.

The Roaring Twenties

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Production, Prices, Profits, National Income, 1946-50. . 566 39. But instead ICE officers were taking weeks to show up. In addition to easing borrowing for bond purchasers, intensive sales efforts brought the duty of bond buying to all public gatherings. Yet, I ended up with a beautiful set that I displayed on my wall in a framed coin holder. Both domestic and foreign markets improved. The Constitution owes its staying power to its simplicity and flexibility.

Henry Ford A Pictorial Biography for Students

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Rochdale also had an appalling standard of maternal care. The person having the greatest number of votes as Vice-President, shall be the Vice-President, if such number be a majority of the whole number of Electors appointed, and if no person have a majority, then from the two highest numbers on the list, the Senate shall choose the Vice-President; a quorum for the purpose shall consist of two-thirds of the whole number of Senators, and a majority of the whole number shall be necessary to a choice.

The Internment of Japanese Americans (Perspectives on Modern

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The next significant exclusionary legislation was the Act to Prohibit the Coming of Chinese Persons into the United States of May 1892 (27 Stat. 25). See the titles listed under economic histories under TEXTBOOKS AND SERIES. It included buckwheat and 1 The Act provided that foreign sugar was to carry a duty of 1.25 cents a pound and Cuban sugar 1 cent a pound up to May 1, 1916; thenceforth all sugar was to be admitted free.

The United States Enters the World Stage: 1867 - 1919 (The

James Lincoln Collier, Christopher Collier

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The classic example of a definable class of speech is obscenity, and anti-obscenity laws show both the strengths and the weaknesses of definitional balancing. Hamilton, the secretary of the treasury, also created the first national bank, and was the founder of the Federalist Party. Vice-President Truman accepted his new responsibilities with frankly acknowledged trepidation, and he chose advisers more intimately associated with him than the men closely linked with the New Deal. Fears that investment banking activities put deposits at risk led to a situation where commercial banks were unable to deal in nonbank financial instruments.

The Great Depression (Witness to History)

Nathaniel Harris

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With problems like deterioration of quality neither OPA nor the law could cope; in fact, a measure of 1945 forbade OPA to set ceilings on canned goods with established government grades as a standard. It demonstrated the economy of standardization to industries less aware of it than automo- bile production. Throughout the 20th century, Americans struggled with the question of which approach should guide American foreign policy.

The Kennedy Assasination (The Mysterious & Unknown)

David Robson

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He was rushed to hospital but died of his wounds. Therefore, at the beginning of the 20th century, Britain had thousands of factories polluting the environment and millions of poor workers living in squalor. By 1850, both the state and cities were licensing gambling establishments to raise money. What was astonishing in so many of these struggles was not that the strikers did not win all that they wanted, but that, against such great odds, they dared to resist, and were not destroyed.