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 Francis Marion
Francis marion university, located in florence, south carolina, is a liberal arts school named after revolutionary war hero gen....
Francis Marion (circa 1732- February 26 or February 27, EHandler: no quick summary.
Marion was probably born at Winyah, EHandler: no quick summary.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/f/fr/francis_marion.htm   (1672 words)

  
 Francis Marion - MSN Encarta
Francis Marion (1732?-1795), American military leader, who led daring raids against British troops during the American Revolution (1775-1783).
Colonel Banastre Tarleton, a British commander, gave Marion his nickname when he complained that it was impossible to catch the “swamp fox.” Near the end of the war, Marion and American General Nathanael Greene joined forces.
Marion's military career began in 1761, when he led a successful attack against the Cherokee.
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 Utah History Encyclopedia
Francis Marion Lyman was born 12 January 1840 at the Justice Morse home in Walnut Grove Township (later Good Hope), McDonough County, Illinois, the son of Amasa Mason Lyman and Maria Louisa Tanner.
Francis Lyman served as secretary and treasurer of the Fillmore and Tooele co-ops, and with his father built and operated a sawmill and the OK Flouring Mills.
Francis married Clara Caroline Callister in 1869, and her sister Susan in 1884, firmly believing polygamy to be God's law.
www.media.utah.edu /UHE/l/LYMAN,FRANCIS.html   (456 words)

  
 Revolutionary History, Clarendon County, SC
Marion, who was guarding Port's Ferry on the Pee Dee expected such a move and sent Major James with a cavalry detachment to snatch a British soldier so they could question him.
Marion, staying just ahead of the dragoons, and fighting a series of delaying actions with his rear guard, rode to the head of Jack’s Creek, then down the Pocotaligo and finally slipped away into Ox Swamp.
Marion and his men continued east to Benbow's Ferry on the Black river where he had established the ambush for the British.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Francis Marion Crawford
While Marion Crawford in his public life always professed himself a Catholic, he can scarcely be called a Catholic novelist, and his treatment of Catholic subjects in several of his works does not recommend itself to his coreligionists.
He chose the neighbouring chapel of the Franciscans for the ceremonies of his requiem.
During his last illness, Marion Crawford received all the comforts of religion.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/16030a.htm   (565 words)

  
 Francis Marion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Simms, W.G., The Life of Francis Marion, New York, 1833.
Francis Marion (circa 1732 - February 26 or February 27, 1795) was an American Brigadier General in the American Revolutionary War.
Marion thus missed the Battle of Camden, but was able to intercept and recapture 150 Maryland prisoners, and about a score of their British guard who had been enroute from the battle to Charleston.
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 Francis Marion Weaver
Francis Marion Weaver was born in Mo. his dad in Ohio.Sometime between 1880 and 1900 Marion moved his family to Crawford County Ark. Would like to know the yr he died and if there are any one eles descended from him on the list.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Francis Marion Crawford
While Marion Crawford in his public life always professed himself a Catholic, he can scarcely be called a Catholic novelist, and his treatment of Catholic subjects in several of his works does not recommend itself to his coreligionists.
Crawford his true field, the description of Italian life and character with its many cosmopolitan, and especially its American and English, affiliations.
Crawford did not confine his attention to fiction.
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 Chapter 9. The Eighties and Their Kin. Section 2. Francis Marion Crawford. Van Doren, Carl. 1921. The American Novel
Francis Marion Crawford, descendant of the Revolutionary general and son of the sculptor, Thomas Crawford, was born at Bagni di Lucca, Tuscany, in 1854.
Crawford ranges, too, with apparent case though with no great antiquarian knowledge, through large areas of recorded time, from the days of Belshazzar to the modern United States.
Crawford’s recollections of that period of his schooling which he had passed at Hatfield Regis appeared in A Tale of a Lonely Parish (1886).
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 FRANCIS MARION CRAWFORD - LoveToKnow Article on FRANCIS MARION CRAWFORD
FRANCIS MARION CRAWFORD - LoveToKnow Article on FRANCIS MARION CRAWFORD
This accounts perhaps for the fact that, in spite of his nationality, Marion Crawfords books stand apart from any distinctively American current in literature.
After a brief residence in New York and Boston, in 1883 he returned to Italy, where he made his permanent home.
www.1911ency.org /C/CR/CRAWFORD_FRANCIS_MARION.htm   (320 words)

  
 CRAWFORD, FRANCIS MARI... - Online Information article about CRAWFORD, FRANCIS MARI...
nationality, Marion Crawford's books stand apart from any distinctively American current in literature.
Don Orsino (1892), Marion Darche (1893), Pietro Ghisleri (1893), Katharine See also:
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 Info and facts on 'Francis Marion University'
Francis Marion University now enrolls nearly 4,000 students.
The university dates back to 1957, when the University of South Carolina (additional info and facts about University of South Carolina) set up a freshman center at the Florence County Library.
In 1966, many in the Florence area pushed to establish a four year university.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/f/fr/francis_marion_university.htm   (86 words)

  
 §24. Francis Marion Crawford. XI. The Later Novel: Howells. Vol. 17. Later National Literature, Part II. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
Francis Marion Crawford, son of the sculptor Thomas Crawford and nephew of Julia Ward Howe, was born at Bagni di Lucca, Tuscany, in 1854.
Crawford went to Italy in 1883, and thereafter spent most of his life at Sorrento.
The success of the experiment was so prompt and complete that its author recognized his vocation once for all, much as does George Wood in The Three Fates (1892), a novel admitted to be partly autobiographical.
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 Francis Marion University - School of Education
Fourth, because of its long-time relationship with the Pee Dee Education Center, FMU is already part of a regional infrastructure serving schools in neighboring counties.
Third, many of the students who enroll at FMU are the first in their families to attend college.
In addition to geographic location, there are other reasons that FMU is uniquely qualified to house a Center of Excellence for the Preparation of Teachers to Teach Children of Poverty.
www.fmucenterofexcellence.org   (952 words)

  
 Employer Profile: Francis Marion University
Francis Marion is the only state university serving the Pee Dee region, and many of its students are the first in their families to go to college.
Francis Marion University is fully accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to award bachelor's and master's level degrees.
The university is approved by the S.C. State Board of Education and is a member of the American Council on Education and the American Association of State Colleges and Universities.
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 Francis Marion University Annual Accountability Report Fiscal Year 1996-1997 -SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY-LPITS
At Francis Marion University, student athletes are required to meet the same standards for admission, (e.g., minimum SAT score, high school course requirements) as those required of all other students, with absolutely no exceptions being made.
The developmental courses at Francis Marion University are performing their function and in approximately 63 % of these particular cases, prepare students for the entry-level courses in the Math and English disciplines.
In Education, Francis Marion University graduates achieved a pass rate of 80% (124 out of 155 passing) on the Praxis Series Subject Assessment Test, and 95.6% pass rates (65 out of 68 passing) on the ETS Professional Knowledge Exam and Assessment of Performance in Teaching.
www.scstatehouse.net /reports/h18aar97.htm   (4361 words)

  
 Francis Marion University - News - General Francis Marion
Marion began his campaign as a guerrilla leader.
He was the grandson of Benjamin Marion, a native of Poitou, who came to the province in 1690; and the fifth and youngest son of Gabriel Marion, who married Esther Cordes.
Marion and his troops regularly roamed the "Pee Dee" area swamps (Pee Dee being the name of a local Indian tribe and two great rivers that run through eastern/coastal South Carolina).
www.fmarion.edu /news/-1999995532   (906 words)

  
 Francis Marion University - SC Admissions & Applications - College and Undergraduate admissions
Francis Marion University - SC Admissions & Applications - College and Undergraduate admissions
FMU is the most prestigious university in the Pee Dee region of South Carolina (an area of about 6 counties and a quarter-million people).
The University has brand new housing available to students and is always able to provide housing for all students who request on campus living.
www.vault.com /collegeadmissions/Francis_Marion_University_-_SC.html   (377 words)

  
 Welcome to James A. Rogers Library, Francis Marion University
Francis Marion is mentioned as part of a Huguenot kinship group in coastal South Carolina.
Gregg, John M. A Roster of Patriots Who Served with Francis Marion.
Marion in keeping the Revolution alive in the south until the war was concluded.
library.fmarion.edu /english/jarl/fm_bib.html   (2307 words)

  
 FMU Foundation Scholarships
In keeping with his love for Francis Marion and the newspaper industry, this scholarship shall be awarded to a student who serves on the staff of the campus newspaper.
While at Francis Marion, Frank was an outstanding student, president of the SGA, a cheerleader, and a member of Kappa Alpha Fraternity-a $250 award made to a deserving Francis Marion University student.
Francis Marion University offers equal opportunity in its employment, admission and educational activities, in compliance with federally mandated civil rights legislation and corresponding State of South Carolina legislation.
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 Marion, Francis on Encyclopedia.com
NCAA Men's: NCAA Basketball Boxscore - Francis Marion at Campbell.
Outfoxing the British: Francis "Swamp Fox" Marion used ingenuity and unorthodox tactics to play a significant role in the War for Independence.
Bill authorizing Francis Marion Trail Commission goes to state Senate committee.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/M/MarionF1r.asp   (497 words)

  
 The Literary Gothic     F. Marion Crawford - biographical blurb   
Crawford has been known to say, "I might at this moment be a professor of Sanskrit in some American college;" for that idea persisted after his return to the United States, where he entered Harvard for special study of the subject.
Crawford, the development of a story and of the character which suggested it, is the preëminent thing.
Crawford's life has been one of hard literary work.
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 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Francis Marion University at Epinions.com
Unlike some colleges and universities most if not all of the buildings have air conditioning which is a good thing because it gets hot in the summer (hey it's the south!) and stays warm for most of the school year.
A good proportion of students have a tendency to leave on the weekends or holidays, mainly because most who attend FMU (as it is known) live in the state and the campus has a deserted feel during these times.
FMU does not have a football team but it does have many sports available for girls and guys.
www.epinions.com /content_30902226564   (710 words)

  
 Francis Marion University; Pearce & Pearce, Inc.
Francis Marion University is dedicated not only to the education of its students but also to their general health and well being.
In order to be eligible to enroll in the plan, Graduate or Professional Students must be enrolled in the graduate or professional degree program, taking at least one graduate level course, in good academic standing and making appropriate progress toward graduation.
That is why we have selected an affordable health insurance plan to supplement the benefits already available at the FMU Student Health Center.
www.pearceandpearce.com /PearceSite/Schools/fmu/fmu.asp   (167 words)

  
 Francis Marion University - September 2000
Ceramics by Elizabeth Kirven and works in pastel on paper by Jim Boden,will be display through Oct. 6 in the Hyman Fine Arts Center gallery on the Francis Marion University campus in Florence, SC.
During the summer of 1999, Burmeister, an assistant professor of art history at Winthrop University, in Rock Hill, SC, studied factory-printed textiles produced at the Sonitextil Factory in Niamey, Niger, as well as textiles produced in neighboring African countries that were for sale in local marketplaces.
Boden, a native of St. Paul, MN, earned his BS degree in art education from the University of Minnesota and the MFA degree from the University of Cincinnati.
www.carolinaarts.com /900fmu.html   (627 words)

  
 Francis Marion University (StudentsReview) -
However, Francis Marion University will let you in if they see you make a storng effort and really want to succeed in college.
There is nothing special that you have to do to get in to Francis Marion, except be a pretty good student with great potential.
FMU is not a highly competitive school, but you should try to build up your study skills in high school and just do the best you can in high school.
www.studentsreview.com /gettingin.php3?SH=FMU&ST=SC   (379 words)

  
 Francis Marion University - February 2001
The art galleries of Francis Marion University in Florence, SC, are displaying three exhibits on view through Mar.
Lane is a resident of Marion, SC, and retired in 1997 after working for 27 years at Wellman Inc. in Johnsonville, SC.
Hewitt is gallery director and an instructor in the Department of Art at the University of South Carolina.
www.carolinaarts.com /201fmu.html   (393 words)

  
 Saving for college tution cost calculator Francis Marion University saving plan fund money free tuti
When you find out Francis Marion University's cost of tuition you can determine if your current savings plan is adequate, or whether you need to start saving more for college, and maybe start thinking of financial aid, Stafford loans, 529 plans, Coverdell ESA and other tuition financing options.
Tuition costs at Francis Marion University, as with the price of college elsewhere, are likely to increase every year.
Based on this example, the total projected Francis Marion University tuition payments are $30,721 over time, assuming a 5% annual increase.
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 AAUP Press Release
In its widely respected 1966 Statement on College and University Government, the AAUP notes that "the variety and complexity of the tasks performed by institutions of higher education produce an inescapable interdependence among governing board, administration, faculty, students, and others." The previous administration of Francis Marion University did not, however, always share that perspective.
I remember my visit to Francis Marion right after President Carter took office, not only for the hospitality he showed me and the AAUP chapter on campus, but also for the kinds of discussion on governance that he inspired everywhere we went together.
Jeff Butts, chair of the Association's Assembly of State Conferences, visited the Francis Marion campus in spring 2000 and spoke with officers of the administration and faculty.
www.aaup.org /newsroom/press/2002/pr02amrb.htm   (769 words)

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