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  Fourteen Points - Encyclopedia.com
Fourteen Points formulation of a peace program, presented at the end of World War I by U.S. President Woodrow Wilson in an address before both houses of Congress on Jan. 8, 1918.
Fourteen studios will be open, including Chestnut Hill Studio, 225 Commerce St.; Mulberry Pottery, 14 Jail Alley; and Phenomena, 262 High St. A complete list will be available at any of these locations.
Fourteen years later, in the heat of last summer, he reappeared.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-FourteenP.html   (1380 words)

  
 SparkNotes: Ulysses: Episode Fourteen: “Oxen of the Sun”
The narrative technique of Episode Fourteen is meant to represent the gestation of the English language.
The style of Episode Fourteen, one of the most difficult in the novel, consists of imitations of chronological stages in the growth of the English language, beginning with Latinate and Middle English prose up to the chaos of twentieth-century slang.
The theme of the profaning of the sacred is thus represented by the blasphemous discussion of pregnancy and birth.
www.sparknotes.com /lit/ulysses/section14.rhtml   (1531 words)

  
 FOURTEEN POINTS SPEECH (1918)
The Fourteen Points, as the program came to be called, consisted of certain basic principles, such as freedom of the seas and open covenants, a variety of geographic arrangements carrying out the principle of self-determination, and above all, a League of Nations that would enforce the peace.
Second, the Fourteen Points constituted the only statement by any of the belligerents of their war aims.
Most important, where many countries believed that only self-interest should guide foreign policy, in the Fourteen Points Wilson argued that morality and ethics had to be the basis for the foreign policy of a democratic society.
usinfo.state.gov /usa/infousa/facts/democrac/51.htm   (1456 words)

  
 Wilson's Fourteen Points, 1918
Using these recommendations, Wilson presented a program of fourteen points to a joint session of Congress on January 8, 1918.
Eight of the fourteen points treated specific territorial issues among the combatant nations.
Wilson subsequently used the Fourteen Points as the basis for negotiation of the Versailles Treaty that ended the First World War.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ho/time/wwi/17688.htm   (283 words)

  
 AtomFilms: Fourteen
Showcased at prominent film festivals like Sundance, SXSW and AFI, Fourteen will haunt your brain for hours after its final scene fades out.
I'm guessing it was a polygami area where the fourteen year oold girl, without any knowledge was "forced" into marrying that elderly man. The camera wrk was great and the acting fenomenal.
I'm giving this a thumbs down, only because it seemed to end on a Neutral note....it was sad, but i didnt feel the Angst and Depth i believe could have been portrayed.....The directing was solid...and it was shot in an amazing way....
www.atomfilms.com /film/fourteen.jsp   (3480 words)

  
 American Rhetoric: Woodrow Wilson -- The Fourteen Points
It will be our wish and purpose that the processes of peace, when they are begun, shall be absolutely open and that they shall involve and permit henceforth no secret understandings of any kind.
We wish her only to accept a place of equality among the peoples of the world, -- the new world in which we now live, -- instead of a place of mastery.
Database Online Green Neck Publishing, 1997 through present.
www.americanrhetoric.com /speeches/wilsonfourteenpoints.htm   (848 words)

  
 Fourteen Points of M. A. Jinnah [1929]
He decided to give an alternative Muslim agenda.
It was in this meeting that Quaid-i-Azam presented his famous Fourteen Points.
The form of the future constitution should be federal with the residuary powers vested in the provinces.
www.storyofpakistan.com /articletext.asp?artid=A037   (270 words)

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