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  • 21India — /in dee euh/, n. 1. Hindi, Bharat. a republic in S Asia: a union comprising 25 states and 7 union territories; formerly a British colony; gained independence Aug. 15, 1947; became a republic within the Commonwealth of Nations Jan. 26, 1950.… …

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  • 22Business Overview — ▪ 2009 Introduction Automobiles.       The American automotive industry began 2008 in precarious condition, and as the year unfolded, the situation went from bad to worse. First, gasoline prices of $3.50 to $4 per gallon throughout much of the… …

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  • 23Calendar of 2001 — ▪ 2002 January America has never been united by blood or birth or soil. We are bound by ideals that move us beyond our backgrounds, lift us above our interests and teach us what it means to be citizens. Every child must be taught these principles …

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  • 24Economic Affairs — ▪ 2006 Introduction In 2005 rising U.S. deficits, tight monetary policies, and higher oil prices triggered by hurricane damage in the Gulf of Mexico were moderating influences on the world economy and on U.S. stock markets, but some other… …

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  • 25International Law —     International Law     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► International Law     International law has been defined to be the rules which determine the conduct of the general body of civilized states in their dealings with each other (American and… …

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  • 26contention — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Act of contending Nouns 1. (act of contending) contention, strife, contest, contestation, altercation, infighting; struggle; belligerency, pugnacity, combativeness (see irascibility); competition,… …

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  • 27belligerent — I. a. 1. Carrying on war, engaged in war, waging war, contending, in conflict, at war, in arms. 2. Of belligerents, pertaining to parties at war. 3. Antagonistic, rival, contending, hostile, conflicting, opposed, adverse. 4. Warlike, hostile. 5.… …

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  • 28sequester — To separate or isolate; e.g. to sequester jurors is to isolate them from contact with the public during the course of a sensational trial. See jury. Civil law. To renounce or disclaim, etc.; as, for example, when a widow came into court and… …

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  • 29State — A state is a political association with effective sovereignty over a geographic area and representing a population. These may be nation states, sub national states or multinational states. A state usually includes the set of institutions that… …

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  • 30Roe v. Wade — SCOTUSCase Litigants=Roe v. Wade ArgueDate=December 9 ArgueYear=1971 ReargueDate=October 11 ReargueYear=1972 DecideDate=January 22 DecideYear=1973 FullName=Jane Roe, et al. v. Henry Wade, District Attorney of Dallas County Citation=93 S. Ct. 705; …

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  • 31Bharatiya Janata Party — Infobox Indian Political Party party name = Bharatiya Janata Party party chairman = Rajnath Singh secretary = Arun Jaitley ppchairman = Atal Bihari Vajpayee loksabha leader = Lal Krishna Advani (Opposition) rajyasabha leader = Jaswant Singh… …

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  • 32Menachem Mendel Schneerson — For the third Rebbe of the Chabad Lubavitch dynasty see Menachem Mendel Schneersohn Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson Lubavitcher Rebbe …

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  • 33Planned Parenthood v. Casey — SCOTUSCase Litigants=Planned Parenthood v. Casey ArgueDate=April 22 ArgueYear=1992 DecideDate=June 29 DecideYear=1992 FullName=Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania, et al. v. Robert P. Casey, et al. USVol=505 USPage=833 Citation=112 S …

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  • 34Atisha — This distinctive portrait of Atisha originated from a Kadampa monastery in Ti …

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  • 35Economic history of Britain — This is a history of the economy of the United Kingdom and of the countries that joined to form it in 1707 and 1801.Early historyIn Britain s earliest history agriculture was overwhelmingly dominant. The most important export was cassiterite,… …

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  • 36Alvin York — Infobox Military Person name= Alvin Cullum York born= birth date|1887|12|13 died= Death date and age|1964|9|2|1887|12|13 placeofbirth= Pall Mall, Tennessee placeofdeath= Nashville, Tennessee placeofburial= caption= Sergeant Alvin York nickname=… …

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  • 37Dining philosophers problem — In computer science, the dining philosophers problem is an example problem often used in concurrent algorithm design to illustrate synchronization issues and techniques for resolving them. It was originally formulated in 1965 by Edsger Dijkstra… …

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  • 38The Decline of the West — Cover of Volume II, first edition, 1922 The Decline of the West (German: Der Untergang des Abendlandes), or The Downfall of the Occident, is a two volume work by Oswald Spengler, the first volume of which was published in the summer of 1918.… …

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  • 39Jack Morris — Infobox MLB retired name=Jack Morris position=Pitcher bats=Right throws=Right birthdate=birth date and age|1955|5|16 city state|St. Paul|Minnesota debutdate=July 26 debutyear=by|1977 debutteam=Detroit Tigers finaldate=August 7 finalyear=by|1994… …

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  • 40Samuel Alito — Infobox Judge name = Samuel Anthony Alito imagesize = caption = office = Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court termstart = January 31 2006 termend = nominator = George W. Bush appointer = predecessor = Sandra Day O Connor successor …

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