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He ubmarine bomb con- as other expeiiments iew to having them i shipping. Capitalism and Confrontation in Sumatra's Plantation Belt, 1870–1979. 2nd ed. The winter Olympic games were held in Squaw Valley, Calif., in 1960, and at Lake Placid, New York, in 1932 and 1980. IRCA included the following: Sanctions against employers who knowingly hired unauthorized workers, including fines and criminal penalties intended to reduce hiring of unauthorized immigrants; Increased border enforcement designed to prevent the entry of future unauthorized immigrants; and Legalization that granted legal status to unauthorized immigrants who had lived in the United States for at least five years (with a more lenient measure for agricultural workers) in an effort to "wipe the slate clean" of illegal immigration for the future.

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Colonial Period

Leila Sellers

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The Republican Party is conservative and advocates limited government and a strong national defense. One exception to the generally moderate character of the economy was the stock market, which rose 60% between 1995 and 1997, buoyed by the combination of low unemployment and low inflation, as well as strong corporate earnings. Union membership increased rapidly, and the dominance of the American Federation of Labor was challenged by the newly formed Congress of Industrial Organizations, which organized workers along industrial lines.

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In his sensational novel, The Jungle, Upton Sinclair exposed unsanitary conditions in the great Chicago meat packing houses and the grip of the beef trust on the nation's meat supply. By the end of the colonial period, blacks numbered about five hundred thousand and constituted their largest proportion of the total American population ever, nearly 20 percent." Three events of the late 1810s and the 1820s were of considerable importance for the future of the country.

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Most of the Scottish (Highland and Lowland) settlers who came prior to 1854 came from the region of Glasgow, Lanark, Renfrew, and Ayr (21.7%) or Argyll (13.9%). The history of the original 13 colonies is a tangled tale indeed. The Persian Empire during its height, with its policy and emphasis on high fitness, eventually encompassed all of the Near East. National, state, and local historical societies abound, and there are numerous educational, sports, and hobbyist groups.

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Colonial Period

Jane Kamensky

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Acids, all kinds of, used for chem- ioal and manufacturing pur- percent. 20 20 ])0ses » Acids, used for medicinal purposes, or in the fine arts, not otherwise provided for Acorns Adhesive plaster, salve Adzes Ale, in bottles gal. 20 cts " otherwise than in bottles " IS cts .30... AVheeler, at tools and ma- jsiness was ma- do the first hot been maac, n» f»r ns fiimily, fl""")? "'» A liirgo li»'i»« '"" ■iirnaoo in llio eMar, oliamticr of lirick- \■r2:^'] PAI ;:il— ANTIiUAC'.

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The nations replied that they liked the concept of the Open Door, but that they could not support or enforce it. Some the best-known American breweries, such as Pabst, Anheuser-Busch, Schlitz, Blatz, and Miller, were started by Germans. It caused nearly a total destruction of the crop. Bowman, lienjamin and T 1 Pnv Who erected a paper mill, in which paper-making was :; ■ on^y' a 1 T fifteen ^or' sixteen years, when they sold out to CI lul y IJrewer and Joshua Frost, who continued the business five o ^irva.? longer.

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Letters patent were tins year granted to four different i>ersoii3 for the manufacture of combs, viz.: to Moses Moss of Farmington, Conn. (Jan. 10), and to Timothy Stanley of Southington (July 6), for manu- facturing hair combs; to Nat. The College of Pennsylvania, after the American Revolution, changed its name by charter in 1779 to the University of the State of Pennsylvania (shortening it to the University of Pennsylvania in 1791).

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Colonial Period

Chadwick Hansen

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The New York Salines produced, in the last year, only 73r,,r,r.2 bnsliels, against 820,920 in 1825, but in the following year yielded 1,1(14,542. In contrast to Bush's first run for the presidency, when the nation had enjoyed an unusually long period of economic expansion, the economy in 1992 was just beginning to recover from a recession. Bush met with public disapproval about the economy. A ready ^ ;• aof^Hotis. and enterprise has -n>^«-^,f ^^^^^^^1 Jr ..iti7Pns foreseeing the evils which musi result fr.m too great a :, a ^S: of Leign manufacture, are shaking off those f.. .on- ale fetters which held them in a state of servile dependence up^ o la nation., and making every exertion to clothe themselves u.fabr.s of l!;ro;n.

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Natalia Maree Belting

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Justice to the interests of the merchant as well as the manufuc- turer, requires that material reductions in the import duties be prospec- tive ;' and unless the present Congress sliall dispose of the subject, the proposed reductions cannot properly be made to tnke effect at tlio period when the necessity for the revenue arising from pres< -..t rates shall cease. Many students of history trace the beginning of America's readiness for overseas military intervention to one of two presidential decisions: - President Wilson's declaration of war against Germany in April 1917, which brought on the first direct involvement of US troops in a European conflict, or To be sure, each decision was a major break with the traditional American policy of non-intervention -- a policy laid down by George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and the other founding leaders.

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