United States 1917-2008 (Flagship History)

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Controlled by independent craftsmen, “masters” who employed journeymen and trained apprentices, guilds regulated industry to protect the comfort and status of the masters. Rather than being as socially progressive, it was more focused on Nature as a source of design inspiration. On 6 April 1899, Patrick and Fannie rejoiced in the birth of their son Loye H. Over 94 million persons in the United States report affiliation with a Protestant denomination. The fertility rate is 2.06 children born per woman.

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The School Is Not White: A True Story of the Civil Rights

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In addition, by the late nineteenth century, a number of regions opted to adopt more uniform curriculums among schools under their geographical boundaries. The election of the first Worshipful Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania was held at the Tavern; subsequently Benjamin Franklin was its third Grand Master. After all, census categories were quite stable for the five decades before 1850 and the six decades after 1930—so why the intervening era?

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A World War II Timeline (War Timelines)

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When gold prospects in California dimmed, thousands of prospectors moved eastward into the Rocky Mountains, seeking gold, silver, copper, and other minerals. The legislative branch includes members elected to the upper and lower houses of Congress: the Senate and the House of Representatives. They were only intended to circulate among Federal Reserve Banks and therefore read, "Payable to the Bearer on Demand as Authorized by Law" -- and the restored orange back would never see the light of day.

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America in the 1920s (Decades of American History)

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The mission of the site is to "preserve, interpret, and promote this 19th-century historic site in order to educate the public about the history of the Wisconsin territory, including the Winnebago Indians during the Commission of the United States Indian Agent John Harris Kinzie." Currentobituary.com Index, 2001-2014 — Searchable Index — Index to obituaries published on Currentobituary.com. Baptists collectively form the largest branch of Protestantism, and the Southern Baptist Convention is the largest individual Protestant denomination.

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Foreign Affairs (USA Past, Present, Future)

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During the latter half of the nineteenth century, American schools also began the formation of kindergartens. Media Monitor notes that while the homicide rate decreased in recent years, the number of homicide stories in newscasts increased in the quest for ratings. Ohio, Hamilton County Records, 1791-1994 — Browsable Images — Court records from the County Recorder and the Probate Court in Cincinnati, Ohio. Pillows and blankets are disappearing rapidly.

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Remember World War II: Kids Who Survived Tell Their Stories

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The Nevada Legislature was motivated to build on the tourism boom that was expected in the wake of the completion of Boulder, now Hoover, Dam. The inflation rate was brought down, and millions of new jobs were created. By 2005, per capita GDP was $18,600, and illiteracy had declined to just 6% (estimated to be slightly higher for females). Noted Delta artist and family friend, Marty Stanley, painted the mural. Americans as a whole enjoy the taste of hamburgers, hot dogs, and junk foods.

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World War I (Primary Sources in U.S. History)

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How should distinctive groups be aggregated, and how should aggregated groups be distinguished? There were also small amounts from gift and estate taxes and customs duties. Meanwhile, despite continuing declines, agriculture remains strong in the United States. The length of these speeches is not limited by the rules; thus, in most cases, senators may speak for as long as they please. These are divided into subdivisions of counties and independent cities. In 2000, there were at least 127 Christian papers, mostly Catholic, and at least 75 Jewish newspapers published in the United States.

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The Story of the Civil Rights March on Washington for Jobs

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At the dawn of the twentieth century, Paris was the center of the fashion world. The prairie and Great Plains states to the north and west are considerably drier, however, with average rainfall as low as 46 centimeters (18 inches) per year, dropping to 25 centimeters (10 inches) in the northern plains. Gore won the popular vote, with 48.4%, to 47.9% for Bush, but Bush won the electoral college vote, 271–266, with one blank vote in the electoral college cast. The United States then proceeded to subject both these countries to a prolonged occupation, under which, despite their nominal sovereignty, they were deprived of all rights to self-government.

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Martin Luther King Jr.: 1948-1976 (America in the Time

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It is possible to traverse the entire range by walking the two-thousand-mile Appalachian Trail. There are Native American reservations scattered throughout the country, particularly in the Upper Midwest and the Southwest. The flat, fertile prairie of the Great Plains stretches to the west, interrupted by a highland region in the southeast. [167] The Rocky Mountains, at the western edge of the Great Plains, extend north to south across the country, reaching altitudes higher than 14,000 feet (4,300 m) in Colorado. [168] Farther west are the rocky Great Basin and deserts such as the Chihuahua and Mojave. [169] The Sierra Nevada and Cascade mountain ranges run close to the Pacific coast, both ranges reaching altitudes higher than 14,000 feet (4,300 m).

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Black and White Airmen: Their True History

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Rules were negotiated providing a system of civil authority at work, with negotiated regulations for promotion and layoffs, and procedures giving workers opportunities to voice grievances before neutral arbitrators. Most Japanese in California were farmers until the outbreak of World War II, when they were interned and deprived of their landholdings; after the war, most entered the professions and other urban occupations. The annual growth rate of GDP was estimated at 3.5%.

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