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  • 141 Christianity — • An account is given of Christianity as a religion, describing its origin, its relation to other religions, its essential nature and chief characteristics, but not dealing with its doctrines in detail nor its history as a visible organization… …

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  • 142 Italy — • In ancient times Italy had several other names: it was called Saturnia, in honour of Saturn; Enotria, wine producing land; Ausonia, land of the Ausonians; Hesperia, land to the west (of Greece); Tyrrhenia, etc. The name Italy, which seems to… …

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  • 143 St. Bonaventure —     St. Bonaventure     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Bonaventure     Doctor of the Church, Cardinal Bishop of Albano, Minister General of the Friars Minor, born at Bagnorea in the vicinity of Viterbo in 1221; died at Lyons, 16 July, 1274.… …

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  • 144 Aqua Teen Hunger Force (season 1) — Aqua Teen Hunger Force Season 1 Volume One DVD cover, which features episodes 1 16 from season one Country of origin …

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  • 145 List of Storm Hawks characters — This is a list of characters in the YTV series Storm Hawks. The fictional universe of Storm Hawks centers around travel by flight and a variety of geographic locations. As such, some characters are named after weather conditions, birds, or flight …

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  • 146 Axis powers — Infobox Former International Organization conventional long name = Axis Powerscommon name = Axis Powers noautocat = yes status = Military alliance continent = Europe era = World War II eventhhhh year start = 1940 date start = September 27, 1940… …

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  • 147 Samuel Johnson — For other people named Samuel Johnson, see Samuel Johnson (disambiguation). Samuel Johnson LLD MA Samuel Johnson c. 1772, painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds Born …

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  • 148 Louis XV of France — Infobox French Royalty|monarch name=Louis XV title=King of France and Navarre caption=Louis XV by Hyacinthe Rigaud (1730) reign=1 September 1715 ndash; 10 May 1774 coronation=25 October 1722, Reims titles= HM The King HRH The Dauphin of Viennois… …

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  • 149 Third Anglo-Dutch War — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Third Anglo Dutch War partof=Franco Dutch War caption= The Battle of Texel, 11 ndash;21 August 1673 by Willem van de Velde, the younger, painted 1683, depicts a battle of the Third Anglo Dutch War date=1672 1674 …

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  • 150 Operation Goodwood — For the Royal Navy attacks on the German battleship Tirpitz; Operation Goodwood I, II, III and IV, see German battleship Tirpitz. For Operation Goodwood (1968–1969), see Battle of Hat Dich. Operation Goodwood Part of Battle for Caen …

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  • 151 Nicolae Iorga — Iorga redirects here. For the village in Botoşani County, see Manoleasa. Nicolae Iorga Nicolae Iorga in 1914 (photograph published in Luceafărul) Prime Minister of Romania …

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  • 152 List of minor Star Wars characters — This article is about minor characters in the fictional Star Wars universe, who do not fit into any other category.AlisiaAlisia is a female Gran who works as a station nurse in the Med Center of Tansarii Point Station. She and a 2 1B Surgical… …

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  • 153 List of characters in Storm Hawks — This is a list of characters in the Cartoon Network series Storm Hawks .torm HawksThe Storm Hawks are the main characters of the series. The Storm Hawks is also the name of a previous Sky Knight squadron which was taken down by the Dark Ace, the… …

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  • 154 Calendar of 1994 — ▪ 1995 JANUARY JANUARY 1       Mexican peasants revolt in Chiapas. A group of uniformed Mexican peasants, calling themselves the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN), caught the government completely off guard when they attacked and captured …

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  • 155 W.E.B. Du Bois: What African Americans Want (1903) — ▪ Primary Source       Although they came to represent divergent perspectives on civil rights, Booker T. Washington (Washington, Booker T) and W.E.B. Du Bois were the two leading African American spokesmen at the turn of the twentieth century.… …

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  • 156 Timeline of the Irish Civil War — This is a timeline of the Irish Civil War, which took place between June 1922 and May 1923. It followed the Irish War of Independence (1919–1921), and accompanied the establishment of the Irish Free State as an entity independent from the United… …

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  • 157 Military history of Burma — History of Burma Prehistory 11,000–200 BCE Pyu city states 200 BCE–835 CE Mon kingdoms 825?–1057 Arakanese kingdoms 788?–1406 …

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  • 158 futile — futile, vain, fruitless, bootless, abortive all denote barren of result. Futile and vain parallel each other only when they imply failure to realize an immediate aim {it was equally in vain, and he soon wearied of his futile vigilance Stevenson}… …

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  • 159 History of England — For other uses, see History of England (disambiguation). History of England This article is part of a series …

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  • 160 Marshall Plan — Labeling used on aid packages The Marshall Plan (officially the European Recovery Program, ERP) was the large scale American program to aid Europe where the United States gave monetary support to help rebuild European economies after the end of… …

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