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The Cold War and After (Hodder 20th Century History)

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Work once performed in the United States has been moved to other countries, often at wage levels far below the American standards. In addition to regulating wages and hours, the FLSA excluded from interstate commerce goods made by "oppressive child labor." What are the origins of America's world role? As always, objectivity became accepted as a news model first among large urban papers, only slowly making its way into the hinterlands. During the 1800s. primarily because they controlled the access to wealth—virtually all men made their living from farming. thus.
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Labor Movement in America

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Some professors might stop at the President prior to the current one. Allies during the war, they soon became hostile to one other as the competing ideologies of communism and capitalism occupied Europe, divided by the Iron Curtain and the Berlin Wall. In the 90? s there emerged the great companies making finished steel products, such as nails, barbed wire, tin plate, tubing, sheet metal, hoops. The first pact proved durable: armed conflict among the parties ceased.
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The Vietnam War (Perspectives on Modern World History)

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The major migratory trends within the United States have been a general westward movement during the 19th century; a longterm movement from farms and other rural settlements to metropolitan areas, which showed signs of reversing in some states during the 1970s; an exodus of southern blacks to the cities of the North and Midwest, especially after World War I; a shift of whites from central cities to surrounding suburbs since World War II; and, also during the post-World War II period, a massive shift from the North and East to the Sunbelt region of the South and Southwest.
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Voices from the Camps: Internment of Japanese Americans

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By that date, it had supervision over 288 trust indentures affecting invest- MEASURES FOR REHABILITATION AND REFORM 425 ments of $4.35 billion, over 390 investment companies with $3 billion in assets, and over 719 registered investment advisers. For a time, the Commission seriously concerned itself with the prepara- tion of a plan for that consolidation of the country's railroad systems which the Act of 1920 had authorized, but up to the present no important consolidations have been made under the terms of the Act, although a number of proposals have been advanced and debated.
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The German American Family Album (American Family Albums)

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Fighting ended with the armistice of 11 November 1918. ROADS TO WAR 477 both to their home governments and to the Mexican high court. Funk best can be recognized by its syncopated rhythms; thick bass line (often based on an "on the one" beat); razor-sharp rhythm guitars; chanted or hollered vocals (as that of Cameo or the Bar-Kays ); strong, rhythm-oriented horn sections; prominent percussion; an upbeat attitude; African tones; danceability; and strong jazzy influences (e.g., as in the music of Herbie Hancock, George Duke, Eddie Harris, and others).
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1963 Birmingham Church Bombing: The Ku Klux Klan's History

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The unions have kept insisting that whoever is able and willing to work should not be denied this opportunity. But the main goal of these expeditions was to get in touch with the spiritual "power-plant" producer of Vril. -1939 Eugen Fischer, (1874-1967) psychologist who urged the annihilation of "Negro" children. In 2005, the net migration rate was estimated as 3.31 migrants per 1,000 population. The state of Hawaii consists of a group of Pacific islands formed by volcanoes rising sharply from the ocean floor.
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The Civil Rights Era (African American Experience: From

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On the other hand, European states mobilized their populations with an efficiency that dazzled some Americans (notably Theodore Roosevelt) and appalled others (notably Wilson). The Pax Britannica could last only as long as Britain’s industrial hegemony. For violation of secrecy concerning the production and use of fissionable materials, the act provided severe penalties, heavy fines, imprisonment, even death, if juries found violations the result of intent to injure the United States or benefit a foreign nation.
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American Anthem: Quiz Game CD-ROM

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Many who passed inspection made their way to the farms, mines, forests or other places of employment in America's heartland. The mass production industries and the railroads continued their refusal to grant it. At the same time, he more than doubled the military budget, in constant 1985 dollars, between 1980 and 1989. Prudence dictates when to act with force and when to practice restraint. Un- fortunately for the American Indian, the West’s first tentative signified their need for conquest and remediation.
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UXL American Decades (Gale Non Series E-Books)

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Hay nevertheless claimed that all the powers had accepted the American proposals and that he considered their assent to be “final and definitive.” The Chinese crisis reached a more dangerous phase the following year. Benefiting from a six-year expansion of the economy, Republican George H. Many events have questioned and answered various interpretations of American values and beliefs. For instance, one textbook I recently read spends a chapter on describing the functions of government.
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The Cold War: Containing the Communists: America's Foreign

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Smaller, but still viable challengers are Russia and Brazil. Furthermore, through the Commodity Credit Corporation, the fed- eral government offered crop loans which would, in effect, set a minimum price for specific products, since if the market fell below a given level, CCC loans would enable the producer to withhold his crop. Dating was taken quite seriously in the 1950s. and. A series of precipitous mountain ranges separates the heavily indented Pacific coast on the south from Alaska's broad central basin, through which the Yukon River flows from Canada in the east to the Bering Sea in the west.
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