Category: 20th Century

Uxl American Decades 1930-1939

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United Nations Department of Economic and Social Information and Policy Analysis, 1994, United Nations Demographic Yearbook 1992, United Nations (New York, NY). Whence this sneaking admiration we all have for bullies and prizefighters? On 7 October 2001, the United States and Britain launched air strikes against known terrorist training camps and military installations within Afghanistan, ruled by the Taliban regime that supported the al-Qaeda organization. Both the fight against fascism during World War II and the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s helped to diminish anti-Semitism in the United States.
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An Age of Extremes: 1880-1917 (A History of Us)

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Deaths in the under-five age group dropped sharply; and the nineteenth century's doleful sentimentalizing of dead children be- came an obsolete and repulsive convention. It ordered economies in the use of materials, standardization and limitation of shapes and styles, even the adoption of methods of operation to increase efficiency. In 2005, meat animals accounted for $4.97 billion in exports; dairy and eggs, $1.17 billion. This was a secret society organized in the South after the Civil War to reassert white supremacy by means of terrorism, fell from prominence after Reconstruction, but was reborn in the 1920s and remained powerful through the 1960s.
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Walking on the Moon: The Amazing Apollo 11 Mission (American

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We continue sometimes to persuade, and eventually we may be successful. Government action, rather than economic or social conditions, or even international conflict and war, were the driving causes of death in the 20th Century. In her left arm she cradles branches of laurel and oak. Since application of that method had produced comforts and eliminated plagues, science had been set above metaphysics, which could demonstrate the existence of God by reason.
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At Issue in History - The Cuban Missile Crisis (paperback

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Part One, arranged chronologically, details 53 of the most famous murder cases of the 20th century in the United States. Margo Wilson and Martin Daly (1987) argued that children’s extreme dislike of discord between their natural parents and their alarm at the prospect of parental remarriage reflect a remarkably astute assessment of their own best interests. it was suggested that stepparents might abuse children who are not the product of their reproductive efforts. (p. 227). an additional complication was marked inconsistencies in how researchers identified stepparents.
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Victoria Woodhull: Free Spirit for Women's Rights (Oxford

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Specifically, the A proposed treaty proposed after the First World War in which the United States and Britain would guarantee to defend France against German aggression. The nation has the twelfth-largest reserves of oil, but it is one of the world's largest importers of oil. Nevertheless, the TIMSS report prescribed still more of the same reform: These findings suggest that the instructional habits and attitudes of U.
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Eye on the Universe: The Incredible Hubble Space Telescope

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By a vote of 52 to 36, 7 short of the needed two-thirds majority, the Senate refused to ratify. Behind the despair so often registered in the farm country literature of that day, there must have been visions, from time to time, of a different way to live. Rich in a variety of mineral resources, the United States was a world leader in the production of many important mineral commodities, such as aluminum, cement, copper, pig iron, lead, molybdenum, phosphates, potash, salt, sulfur, uranium, and zinc.
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The Way People Live - Life During the Roaring Twenties

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In 2002 the Treaty of Moscow was signed between the United States and Russia to reduce deployed nuclear weapons by two-thirds by the year 2012. Many influences were at work to force change and world leadership upon the United States. A "protocol of peace" designed by Brandeis established procedures for conciliation and arbitration of future grievance disputes, as well as such important advances as the abolition of homework, the free use of electricity, 10 paid holidays a year, and piece work at rates fixed by joint union-management committees.
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The Cold War (Great Speeches in History)

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Murray became the first black graduate of the University's law school in 1938. A 1917 printing of the Ordnance Department’s publication, Horse Equipments and Equipments for Officers and Enlisted Men, revised July 3, 1908, still shows this frog in use. Over 94 million persons in the United States report affiliation with a Protestant denomination. The reform wave lessened partisanship among voters, and even among officeholders. The historian Spencer Weart has studied the history of warfare since ancient times for possible examples of war between democracies.
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America Goes to War, 1941 (World War II Series)

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Sixty thousand signed petitions to the new governor of Illinois, John Peter Altgeld, who investigated the facts, denounced what had happened, and pardoned the three remaining prisoners. Pedro Segura y Sáenz, archbishop of Toledo, Spain. + April 8, 1957. (30) 4. Alan Brinkley, The End of Reform: New Deal Liberalism in Recession and War (New York: Alfred A. During the early 1800's, gambling came under increasing attack. In mid-2003 the federal funds rate was reduced to 1%, a 45-year low.
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John F. Kennedy (Presidents & Their Times)

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Below is a brief overview of the national accounts that describes their purpose, their development, their impact, and their future; the overview also includes short notes of appreciation on the importance of GDP and the national accounts from prominent economists and officials responsible for U. S.) 1964 - President Johnson proposes the Great Society, whose social reforms were aimed at the elimination of poverty and racial injustice. Of all African immigrants residing in the country in 2007, 54.4 percent were men and 45.6 percent were women.
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