World War II (Living Through. . .)

Andrew Langley

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Polls and elections measured a gender gap in political preferences, suggesting that women were more likely than men to support Democratic policies. Germany bargained for free pas- sage of raw materials as well, and the plan failed. However, the cost of litigating the action alone was staggering, and the initial jury award had an immediately chilling effect on media organizations. As drafted in 1913, the law directed the President, who might designate one member as governor of the Board, to appoint two members experienced in banking and fi- nance.

The Prohibition Era: Temperance in the United States

Louise Chipley Slavicek

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Carlo Perosi, assessor of the Supreme S. Although President Hoover favored voluntary rather than governmental action, as an ex- ponent of self-government by business, he did not oppose organized efforts to halt price deflation or to mitigate its effects. Stimson, a member of the American delegation, declared that at London: With the special purpose of reassuring Japan, America. .. agreed to stop all work on her naval bases in the Orient and leave them unfinished and unpro- tected.

UXL American Decades (1940-49)

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For the most part these admonitions were respected until the 1960s. In 1906 Eugene Durkee wrote the first standards for spice purity under the U. The first Cuban government, under President Tomas Estrada Palma, seemed fairly stable until Palma attempted to postpone elections in 1905, which caused the outbreak of popular unrest on the island. Prices fell, income dropped, unem- ployment mounted; and so did suffering, for many had exhausted their savings.

Turning Points in World History - The Baby Boom (paperback

Stuart A. Kallen

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Worldwide, forty million, sixty million, or a hundred million infections will be counted in the coming few years. Blues dominated the black music charts from the advent of modern recording until the mid-1950s, when it was supplanted by the less guttural and forlorn sounds of rock and R&B. In Germany, Professor Ulrich Hutter developed a series of advanced, horizontal-axis designs of intermediate size that utilized modern, airfoil-type fiberglass and plastic blades with variable pitch to provide light weight and high efficiencies.

Roaring Twenties (Perspectives on History)

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It had tried to turn our neighbor, Mexico, into an enemy. Average real GDP growth rose by only 0.3% in 2001. No one would support money for war when many were hungry and unemployed. Passover Jim Anderson (Father Knows Best). 40–42. in schools. 22 Illinois. 197. socializing. 20 Houses: furnishings. 216 Hall. 293 Harrad Experiment. I shall undertake to cover my main subject and make answer to these gentlemen in the course of this speech tonight.

World War I (Living Through. . .)

Nicola Barber

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According to Keohane, hegemons induce weaker states to join cooperative regimes that decrease transaction costs, reduce uncertainty, and build consistent expectations for economic interactions. Pneumonia and influenza were responsible for the largest number of infectious disease deaths throughout the century. No longer simply French and English, large numbers of Canadians were now Irish, Italian, Polish, Ukrainian, Dutch, or Scandinavian — and even some Chinese and Japanese, too.

Zoot Suit Riots: Clothes, Culture and Murder (Once in

Barbara J. Turner

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In the 1990s, the armed forces reduced their personnel numbers and force structure because of the diminished threat of a nuclear war with the former Soviet Union or a major conflict in central Europe. This is the name for the combat group made up entirely of Japanese American soldiers who fought in Europe during World War II. The treaty-which the Senate ratified on March 20, 1952-provided that Japan renounce its colonies, mandates, and privileges in China as well as any claim on Korea, Formosa, the Pescadores and Kuriles.

Civil Rights Movement (Opposing Viewpoints in World History)

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Building a twentieth century type set is a goal whose amount of investment — in time and money — can vary. The prior economic census of the United States, taken in 1997, listed 144,000 businesses devoted to information and communications, with more than $623 billion in gross receipts. The Commission's regulatory or legal powers were to be of the following nature: (1) Under Section 5, the law declared that "unfair methods of competition in commerce" were illegal.

The Cold War: An Uneasy Peace: 1945 - 1980 (American War

Craig E. Blohm

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President Carter restored honor to the White House after Watergate. Later, a naval act au- thorized a billion dollars to be spent over a three-year period in expanding the United States navy. Unfortunately.and after-school programs as well. Individuals with less education, particularly those with no college education, saw their pay decline relative to the better-educated. Consequently, when the Wilson administration inquired whether the belligerents in- tended to abide by the Declaration of 1909, the Central Powers replied affirmatively; Britain for its part and her lead was followed by France and Russia hedged its readiness with reservations.

Early Flights: Wright Brothers to World War I

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In 1950, 32.8 per cent of all women over 14 worked outside their homes and 27.5 million families counted both parents as breadwinners. A number of different series of microfilmed records are cited in the text, including National Archives Microfilm Publications (designated by an M or a T), microfilmed regional records available only at one Regional Archives (designated by an I), and microfilm accessioned as a record copy from a Federal agency (unnumbered).