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  Encyclopedia: February 2005 in the United States   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The mission of the United States Constabulary was to maintain general military and civil security, to assist in the accomplishment of the objectives of the United States government in Germany, and to control the borders of the United States Zone.
The United States of America — also referred to as the United States, the U.S.A., the U.S., America ¹, the States, or (archaically) Columbia — is a federal republic of 50 states located primarily in central North America (with the exception of two states: Alaska and Hawaii).
The United States does not have an official language at federal level; nevertheless, English is spoken by the vast majority of the population and serves as the de facto language: English is the language used for legislation, regulations, executive orders, treaties, federal court rulings, and all other official pronouncements.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/February-2005-in-the-United-States   (2775 words)

 Articles - United States   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Forty-eight of the states are in the single region between Canada and Mexico; this group is referred to, with varying precision and formality, as the continental or contiguous United States, sometimes abbreviated CONUS, and as the Lower 48.
The Congress of the United States is the legislative branch of the federal government of the United States.
The United States also holds several other territories, districts, and possessions, notably the federal district of the District of Columbia, which is the nation's capital, and several overseas insular areas, the most significant of which are American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the United States Virgin Islands.
www.dforever.com /articles/United_States   (6858 words)

 USTR - United States Takes Next Step in Airbus WTO Litigation
By requesting the panel, the United States is providing time for the EU to reconsider its plans to provide new subsidies and recommit to the agreed January 11th U.S.-EU agreement for negotiations.
Then, on January 11, 2005, when the United States was on the verge of requesting the formation of a dispute settlement panel, the two sides reached agreement on a framework for negotiating an end to subsidies.
While the United States remains committed to resolving this matter through the negotiation of a new bilateral agreement, we have concluded that filing a WTO panel request at this time is necessary to ensure that, one way or another, the playing field is leveled.
www.ustr.gov /Document_Library/Press_Releases/2005/May/United_States_Takes_Next_Step_in_Airbus_WTO_Litigation.html   (1528 words)

 March 2005 in the United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan testifies to the United States Senate Special Committee on Aging that Social Security must be reformed by 2008, due to the pressure that will be placed on the system by retiring baby boomers.
The United States government announces the arrests of 103 members of the violent street gang MS-13.
She was elected March 8, 2005, to replace her husband Bob Matsui, who died in January.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/March_2005_in_the_United_States   (812 words)

 Articles - United States   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Manifest Destiny was a philosophy that encouraged westward expansion in the United States: as the population of the Eastern states grew and as a steady increase of immigrants entered the country, settlers moved steadily westward across North America.
The United States currently enjoys a positive relationship with the United Kingdom, Australia, Japan, and Poland, among several others, in that these nations are participating as active military allies with, or logistical supporters of, the United States in all theaters.
The United States armed forces are considered to be the most powerful military (of any sort) in the world, and their force projection capabilities are unrivalled.
www.izeez.com /articles/United_States   (6963 words)

 Nat' Academies Press, Complementary and Alternative Medicine in the United States (2005)
Complementary and Alternative Medicine in the United States mains (and their patients), the significance of a given therapeutic intervention may be less about efficacy on the physiological level and more about emotional health, coping, psychological growth, transformation, and self-actualization (Maslow, 1968).
Stated in these terms, providers offering (and clients availing themselves of) some of these therapies may focus less on the kind of physiological results validated by evidence in medicine and public health and more on intangible, yet nonetheless compelling, personal benefits.
Complementary and Alternative Medicine in the United States values or at least a worldview divergent from that of the patient, who may not share with the physician an understanding of the role and the value of scientific evidence (or the lack thereof) with the same intensity.
www.nap.edu /books/0309092701/html/168.html   (8226 words)

 United States Thanksgiving 2005 -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Architect of the Capitol is responsible to the United States Congress for the...
The centerpiece of contemporary Thanksgiving in the United States and Canada is a large meal in the late...
Thanksgiving Square, Dallas, United States: This is an unusual sight in the United States where the concept of...
thanksgiving.fabace.com /index.php?k=united-states-thanksgiving-2005   (1006 words)

 The United States Mint
The United States Mint began the Westward Journey Nickel Series™ in 2004 with the release of the Peace Medal and Keelboat nickels.
In 2005, a contemporary image of President Jefferson will appear on the nickel, along with two new reverse designs that recognize the American Indians and wildlife encountered by the Lewis and Clark expedition and the progress and culmination of the journey.
In late 2005, the nickel will feature a scene of the Pacific Ocean and an inscription reflecting an excited entry in the journal of Captain William Clark on November 7, 1805.
www.usmint.gov /mint_programs/index.cfm?action=nickel_series   (431 words)

 United States Maps - Perry-Castañeda Map Collection - UT Library Online
State Maps with County Boundaries U.S. Bureau of the Census (1990)
United States [lower 48 states with Hawaii and Puerto Rico insets] (Wall Map) Shaded relief map with state boundaries, forest cover, place names, major highways.
Metropolitan Areas of the Eastern United States, 1992 U.S. Bureau of the Census, 1990 Census of Population (1990 CP-1-1)(186K)
www.lib.utexas.edu /maps/united_states.html   (498 words)

 US Department of State – Home Page
During 2005, the United States also worked with countries around the world to help the victims of terrible natural disasters.
For Secretary Rice and the men and women of the U.S. Department of State, 2005 was a year of strengthening alliances and defending principles in support of security, democracy, and prosperity.
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings will co-host the U.S. University Presidents Summit on International Education January 5-6, 2006, in Washington, DC.
www.state.gov   (377 words)

 April 2005 in the United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This page deals with events in the United States, its insular areas, and other American interests.
United States News can be found here (Associated Press feed provided by newsday.com).
This page was last modified 06:02, 28 August 2005.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/April_2005_in_the_United_States   (234 words)

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The United States Barista Championship (USBC) is an event designed to encourage and recognize professional achievement in the art of espresso beverage preparation and service.
The United States Barista Championship (USBC) is open to anyone who would like to compete regardless of association membership.
Once all companies on the waiting list have equal representation on the 2005 USBC competitor roster than the next competitor on the waiting list would be confirmed as the fourth competitor from that company to compete at the 2005 USBC.
www.scaa.org /about_usbc.asp   (503 words)

 The U.S. Department of State Names Edward Ruscha to Represent the United States at the 2005 Venice Biennale
At the invitation of the U.S Department of State, four distinguished American museums recommended noted American artist Ed Ruscha to represent the United States at the 2005 Venice Biennale.
Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Patricia S. Harrison stated, "We thank these outstanding members of the arts community for their selfless service in recommending Ed Ruscha to represent the United States at the 2005 Venice Biennale.
The U.S. Department of State and the four museums stated that this process was for the 2005 Venice Biennale only.
www.state.gov /r/pa/prs/ps/2004/37607.htm   (504 words)

 2005 Australia-United States Ministerial Consultations Joint Press Conference
But we had a very good discussion about counterterrorism, and we have been impressed with what the Indonesians have been achieving in recent times, and the cooperation between Australia and the United States on counterterrorism is absolutely first class.
We have Australia and United States working side by side trying to push for greater liberalisation first in agriculture, but other sectors as well.
The President of the United States, from the outset, has required that prisoners that are captured by the United States be treated humanely.
www.state.gov /s/d/rem/57372.htm   (4103 words)

 United - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
D.C. United, another soccer team based in Washington, DC
one of several political parties around the world called the United Party.
Esteemed historian David McCullough covers the military side of the momentous year of 1776 with characteristic insight and a gripping narrative, adding new scholarship and a fresh perspective to the beginning of the American Revolution.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /united.htm   (306 words)

 PROOF COINS and SETS 2000 - 2001 - 2002 - 2003 - 2004 - 2005 - 2006 United States State Quarters - Birth Year Coin Mint ...
The following United States government mint proof coins and sets are in the original holders and boxes, unless otherwise noted.
All coins have the S mint mark indicating they were produced at the San Francisco United States government mint and are housed in two sealed protective plastic holders as shown.
United States proof coins are extraordinarily brilliant with a sharp relief and a mirror-like background.
lynncoins.com /proof_coins.htm   (1908 words)

 Don't Hold Your Breath for an Exciting Day in the Stock Market - New York Times   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
At the peak of volatility in the United States, from 2000 to 2002, the Standard & Poor's 500 showed a daily gain or loss of at least 1 percent for two days a week or more.
In the United States, there were 52 days in 2002 when the index showed a move of 2 percent or more - an average of one a week.
The accompanying charts show that in Britain, Germany, France, Japan, Hong Kong and the United States, the amount of stock market volatility in 2005 was at the lowest level since at least 1996.
www.nytimes.com /2005/12/31/business/31charts.html?ex=1136696400&en=3e422e94fcb8b493&ei=5040&partner=MOREOVERNEWS   (643 words)

 U.S. Embassy Islamabad Pakistan
Washington, November 9, 2005: President George W. Bush delivers remarks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2005, updating the United States continuing efforts in assisting the victims of the South Asia earthquake.
The United States partnered with Jordan early Wednesday morning to help bring aid to the people of Pakistan affected by the 7.6 magnitude earthquake that devastated the Kashmir and Northwest Frontier Provinces on Oct. 8.
United States Representative Jim Kolbe of Arizona, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Foreign Operations, Representative Mark Kirk of Illinois and Representative Fred Upton of Michigan visited the Federal Government Girls Model School today.
islamabad.usembassy.gov   (3003 words)

 United States Embassy Lusaka Zambia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Carmen M. Martinez is new Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Zambia.
She said that as a result of these and other initiatives, overall assistance from the United States to Zambia had grown from about $40 million in 2001 to more than $200 million in 2005.
This was during the swearing in ceremony of Ambassador Martinez as U.S. Ambassador to Zambia on November 28, 2005.
zambia.usembassy.gov   (546 words)

 United States and the IMF -- Page 1 of 24
The United States joined the IMF on December 27, 1945.
The United States is a subscriber to the Special Data Dissemination Standard.
Since the release of the September 2005 Global Financial Stability Report, financial conditions in mature and emerging markets have remained favorable, supported by expectations for sustained and broadening global growth, still abundant liquidity, and a continuing investor search for yield.
www.imf.org /external/country/USA   (821 words)

 July 18, 2005: Interview with United States Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice by Amitabha Chakrabarti of Doordarshan ...
Interview with United States Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice by Amitabha Chakrabarti of Doordarshan television
The United States recognizes India's rise as a modern democracy, multiethnic democracy, and we welcome India's enhanced role in international affairs.
The United States favors the expansion of the Security Council and, in fact, we have said that we can support the establishment of two or so permanent seats.
colombo.usembassy.gov /july18.html   (1082 words)

 United States of America - Amnesty International
Staff Sergeant Camilo Mejía Castillo was sentenced to one year’s imprisonment for desertion after he refused to return to his unit in Iraq on moral grounds relating to his misgivings about the legality of the war and the conduct of US troops towards Iraqi civilians and prisoners.
In January, the US Supreme Court agreed to hear an appeal from the State of Missouri in the case of Christopher Simmons, who was 17 years old at the time of the crime.
Kelsey Patterson, diagnosed as suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, was executed in Texas on 18 May. The Texas governor rejected a recommendation for clemency from the state Board of Pardons and Paroles in his case.
web.amnesty.org /report2005/usa-summary-eng   (3256 words)

 President Bush Inauguration, January 20, 2005 - United States Mission to Germany   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
On January 20, 2005, George W. Bush and Vice President Cheney were inaugurated for a second term as President and Vice President of the United States.
From the first Inauguration of George Washington, in New York City, in 1789, to the 55th quadrennial Presidential Inauguration in 2005, the swearing-in ceremony of the President and the Vice President represents both national renewal and continuity of leadership.
The purpose of this change, which also moved the start of the congressional term from March 4 to January 3, was to shorten the time between election and inauguration, to eliminate “lame duck” sessions of Congress, in which defeated and retired members had regularly met for a final session after the election.
www.usembassy.de /germany/inauguration.html   (245 words)

 United States Tennis Association - Home
Whether you put your resolutions down on paper, or just let them swirl through your head, they are a great way to make your positive ideas a reality.
Attention all USTA Members: If you have received a mailing with your initial password, click here.
Copyright © 2005 by United States Tennis Association.
www.usta.com   (138 words)

 Volunteering in the United States
Volunteering in the United States, 2005 Technical Note
Volunteers by number of organizations for which volunteer activities were performed and selected characteristics, September 2005
Volunteers by type of main organization for which volunteer activities were performed and selected characteristics, September 2005
www.bls.gov /news.release/volun.toc.htm   (110 words)

 The United States Mint
The 2005 United States Mint Uncirculated Coin Set® includes twenty-two satin finish uncirculated-quality coins minted by both the United States Mint at Philadelphia and Denver.
The United States Mint has placed a hold on orders deliveralbe to many areas affected by Hurricane Katrina.
United States Mint Strikes Benjamin Franklin Commemorative Coins
www.usmint.gov   (248 words)

 U.S. Department of Defense Official Website - 12/30/2005 - Final Edition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
WASHINGTON, Dec. 30, 2005 – Burgeoning reconstruction activity is now evident in and around Baghdad while terrorist attacks in the Iraqi capital city have weakened since the Dec. 15 elections, a senior U.S. military officer in Baghdad told reporters here today.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 29, 2005 – The top-ranking U.S. military officer visited U.S. and coalition troops at an air base in Qatar yesterday to thank them for their contributions to the war on terror, treat them to a USO show and re-enlist three members.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 30, 2005 – U.S. and coalition aircrews flew combat and support missions Dec. 29 in Iraq, Afghanistan and the Horn of Africa, U.S. Central Command Air Forces Forward officials in Southwest Asia reported today.
www.dod.gov   (385 words)

 The S.S. United States Foundation-Save The United States!-The greatest ocean liner ever built.
The S.S. United States Foundation-Save The United States!-The greatest ocean liner ever built.
S.S. United States poster images were created by Paul Robinson.
Your photos help raise awareness of the S.S. United States and bring her closer to preservation.
www.ssunitedstates.org /SSUShome.html   (88 words)

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