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  • 141Plymouth Colony — British colony 1620–1691 …

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  • 142History of the Balkans — The Balkans is an area of southeastern Europe situated at a major crossroads between mainland Europe and the Near East. The distinct identity and fragmentation of the Balkans owes much to its common and often violent history and to its very… …

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  • 143Goud Saraswat Brahmin — ethnic group group = Goud Saraswat गौड़ सारस्वत ಗೌಡ ಸಾರಸ್ವತ್ ഗൌഡ് സാരസ്വത് poptime = 300,000 (approx) popplace = Primary populations in: *Goa *Maharashtra *Karnataka *KeralaPopulations in: *United Kingdom *United States *Arab States langs =… …

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  • 144List of Battlestar Galactica (reimagining) locations — The reimagined science fiction television series Battlestar Galactica presents various locations, spaceborne and planetary. Contents: Top · 0–9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A …

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  • 145History of immigration to the United States — Population and immigration 15,000 BC AD 1500 The first humans in North America are believed to have migrated from northeast Asia, via the Beringia land bridge available during the most recent glaciation. The land bridge was closed when the ice… …

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  • 146Iran, ancient — Introduction also known as  Persia        historic region of southwestern Asia that is only roughly coterminous with modern Iran. The term Persia was used for centuries, chiefly in the West, to designate those regions where Persian language and… …

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  • 147pre-Columbian civilizations — Introduction       the aboriginal American Indian (Mesoamerican Indian) cultures that evolved in Meso America (part of Mexico and Central America) and the Andean region (western South America) prior to Spanish exploration and conquest in the 16th …

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  • 148Maldivians — ދިވެހިން …

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  • 149ḤASIDISM — ḤASIDISM, a popular religious movement giving rise to a pattern of communal life and leadership as well as a particular social outlook which emerged in Judaism and Jewry in the second half of the 18th century. Ecstasy, mass enthusiasm, close knit …

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  • 150History of the British Virgin Islands — The History of the British Virgin Islands is usually, for convenience, broken up into five separate periods: * Pre Columbian Amerindian settlement, up to an uncertain date * Nascent European settlement, from approximately 1612 until 1672 *… …

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  • 151History of the Caribbean — The history of the Caribbean reveals the significant role the region played in the colonial struggles of the European powers since the fifteenth century. In the twentieth century the Caribbean was again important during World War II, in the… …

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  • 152Southern United States — The Southern United States mdash;commonly referred to as the American South, Dixie, or simply the South mdash;constitutes a large distinctive region in the southeastern and south central United States. Because of the region s unique cultural and… …

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  • 1532003 Mutual-fund scandal — The mutual fund scandal of 2003 was the result of the discovery of illegal late trading and market timing practices on the part of certain hedge fund and mutual fund companies.pitzer investigationOn September 3, 2003, New York Attorney General… …

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  • 154Slovaks in Vojvodina — Slovaks are the third largest ethnic group in the Vojvodina province of Serbia. According to the 2002 census, there are 56,637 ethnic Slovaks in Vojvodina, constituting 2.79% in the population of the province. The number of ethnic Slovaks in the… …

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  • 155Millersville, Missouri — Millersville is an unincorporated community in western Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, United States. It is located six miles (10 km) west of Jackson on Route 72. Millersville is part of the Cape Girardeau–Jackson, MO IL Metropolitan… …

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  • 156List of Acts of Parliament of the English Parliament, 1660 to 1699 — This is a list of Acts of Parliament of the English Parliament during that body s existence prior to the Act of Union of 1707. For legislation passed after that date see List of Acts of Parliament of the United Kingdom Parliament.The numbers… …

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  • 157Jat people in Islamic History — The Jat people and Meds have been the oldest occupants of Sind. The first Persian account of the 11th century Mujmat ut Tawarikh (1026), originally an ancient work in Sanskrit, mentions Jats and Meds as the ancient tribe of Sind and calls them… …

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  • 158Russia — /rush euh/, n. 1. Also called Russian Empire. Russian, Rossiya. a former empire in E Europe and N and W Asia: overthrown by the Russian Revolution 1917. Cap.: St. Petersburg (1703 1917). 2. See Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. 3. See Russian… …

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  • 159Spain — /spayn/, n. a kingdom in SW Europe. Including the Balearic and Canary islands, 39,244,195; 194,988 sq. mi. (505,019 sq. km). Cap.: Madrid. Spanish, España. * * * Spain Introduction Spain Background: Spain s powerful world empire of the 16th and… …

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  • 160Mesopotamia, history of — ▪ historical region, Asia Introduction  history of the region in southwestern Asia where the world s earliest civilization developed. The name comes from a Greek word meaning “between rivers,” referring to the land between the Tigris and… …

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