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  AllRefer.com - Free State (South African Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
Free State, formerly Orange Free State, province (1995 est.
The Univ. of the Orange Free State in Bloemfontein is the chief institution of higher education.
With the increased tension following the raid into the Transvaal (1895–96), led by L. Jameson, the Free State was drawn into the conflict between Britons and Boers that resulted in the South African War (1899–1902).
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  Orange Free State - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Orange Free State (Afrikaans: Oranje Vrystaat) was an independent country in southern Africa during the second half of the 19th century, and later a province in South Africa.
It is the historical precursor to the present-day Free State Province.
The British recognised the independence of the Orange Free State on 17th February, 1854 and the county officially became independent on 23rd February, 1854, with the signing of the Contract of Bloemfontein.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Orange_Free_State   (436 words)

 Irish Free State - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Irish Free State (Irish: Saorstát Éireann) was (1922–1937) the name of the state comprising the 26 of Ireland's 32 counties which were separated from the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland under the Irish Free State Agreement (or Anglo-Irish Treaty) signed by British and Irish Republic representatives in London on December 6, 1921.
The Treaty provided for an all-Ireland thirty-two county state, subject to the proviso that the six Northern Ireland counties, which had their own government under the Government of Ireland Act 1920, could formally opt out of the Free State, which they duly did.
The Irish Free State made several steps on increasing its independence including coin and banknote issue from late 1928, this is a farthing coin from 1936 showing the obverse.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Irish_Free_State   (2234 words)

 Irish Free State - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
However no international state recognised the validity of the Irish Republic, nor was it accepted by the overwhelming mass of Irish people.
The structures of the new Free State were laid out in the Treaty and in the Constitution of the Irish Free State Act.
A tiny minority of Irish people, usually attached to small parties like Sinn Féin and Republican Sinn Féin, denied the right of the twenty-six county state to use the name 'republic', continually referring to the twenty-six county state as the 'Free State', its citizens 'Free Staters' and its government the "Free State" or "Dublin" Government.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /irish_free_state.htm   (2198 words)

 Free State Project cheers one of its own in Winters - The Boston Globe
Winters ran as a Democrat, not a Libertarian, and freely acknowledges that he was helped by the Democratic tidal wave that shut Republicans out of major offices and turned the Legislature over to Democratic control.
The Free State Project chose New Hampshire as its laboratory in 2003, believing that the state's flinty individualism would jibe with its efforts to reduce the size of government, eliminate taxes, privatize schools, and minimize privacy intrusions.
Told of Winters's connection to the Free State Project, Arrington, a Republican who voted Democrat this cycle, said he was doubly pleased with his choice.
www.boston.com /news/local/articles/2006/11/26/free_state_project_cheers_one_of_its_own_in_winters   (843 words)

The Orange Free State, one of the four provinces of the Union of South Africa, lies between 29° 30' and 30° 40' S. lat., and between 24° 20' and 30° E. long.
Since 31 May 1910, under the title of "The Orange Free State Province of the Union of South Africa", it forms part (together with the Transvaal, Natal, and the Cape of Good Hope) of a self-governing dominion of the British Empire, the first parliament of which was opened at Cape Town on 4 November, 1910.
In that parliament the Orange Free State Province is represented by sixteen senators — one fourth of the entire number — and by seventeen members of the House of Assembly (out of a total of 121).
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 The Wire - the Free State turns two   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It’s been two years since members of the Free State Project chose New Hampshire to be the “Free State.” All the prophesy in anticipation of their migration—that a massive influx of outsiders would invade the state, change the laws and “take over” New Hampshire—has not come to pass.
The Free State Project, a concept coined by Jason Sorens in 2001 to jumpstart libertarian activism, has not turned out to be quite the political force that everyone hoped (or feared) it would be, at least not in ways visible to the naked eye.
Some Free State candidates are fearful their status as Free Staters will distract voters from issues within the campaign or give opponents a way to paint them as outsiders.
www.wirenh.com /Features/Cover_Story/the_Free_State_turns_two_20051005785.html   (3622 words)

 Preemptive State Smoke-Free Indoor Air Laws --- United States, 1999--2004
States were coded as having preemption if they had a law indicating that local jurisdictions were prevented from enacting smoking restrictions that were more stringent than or different from state law by virtue of a provision that preempts local ordinances in all settings or a location-specific preemptive provision (e.g., one only applying to government worksites).
States without such preemptive provisions may set minimum requirements and, therefore, allow the continued passage and enforcement of local ordinances that can establish a greater level of protection of public health.
The tracking of state legislative data is an important form of public health surveillance, and the STATE System is a well-established example of tracking and reporting on laws with a public health impact.
www.cdc.gov /mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5410a4.htm   (1823 words)

 Free State, South Africa
Situated in a region of undulating hills in the Free State, the Riemland is blessed with fertile soil and good rainfall, creating excellent conditions for maize, wheat, sunflowers and cattle and game farming.
The Central Free State is often referred to as "The Golden Country".
Pride and joy of the Free State, the eastern highlands are a delight throughout the year.
www.sa-venues.com /free_state.htm   (726 words)

 IOL: Free State
Free State police say that a Bloemfontein couple was found dead in their house in Langenhoven Park.
Free State police have arrested a motorist who was caught transporting perlemoen worth an estimated R2-million on the N1 highway between Edenburg and Trompsburg.
Free State police have arrested a Mafahlaneng man in connection with the alleged rape of his three-year-old daughter.
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 The Free State Foundation
Its purpose is to promote, through research and educational activities, understanding of free market, limited government, and rule of law principles in Maryland and throughout the United States.
May is a nationally known legal and policy expert in the field of regulation, as well as a widely recognized expert in communications, administrative, and constitutional law.
Randolph J. May, President of The Free State Foundation, presented testimony on February 27 to the Economic Matters Committee of the Maryland House of Delegates, which held a hearing on House Bill 1069, a so-called net neutrality bill.
www.freestatefoundation.org   (1035 words)

 Free State travel guide - Wikitravel
The Free State Province, [1], in South Africa is situated in the heartland of the Karoo semi-desert.
Thabo Mofutsanyana - Eastern portion of the Free State, bordering onto the Lesotho highlands to the south.
The economy in the Free State is not very strong and there is little farming due to the Karoo vegetation.
wikitravel.org /en/Free_State   (540 words)

 Free State Timbersmiths   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Free State Timbersmiths, inc. has been helping people turn their dreams into a reality for more than a decade.
Free State Timbersmiths, inc. has experience in a variety of projects, including churches, barns, and residential buildings.
Free State Timbersmiths, inc. strives to maintain the highest quality on every project, regardless of the size.
www.freestatetimbersmiths.com   (175 words)

 Free State Montessori School
Free State Montessori School is a non-profit educational institution with a long and proud history.
Our dedicated, fully credentialed faculty is comprised of experienced veterans as well as enthusiastic young teachers who are eager to serve the diverse group of families in our unique school community.
Our highly successful alumni are a testament to the power of the Montessori approach and Free State's commitment to making the world a better place.
www.freestatemontessori.org /about/about.php   (216 words)

 Orange Free State, South Africa  -  Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Orange Free State, former province in east central South Africa, and Afrikaner republic in the 19th century.
At the time of South Africa's first free elections in April 1994, the province of Orange Free State became the province of Free State, one of nine provinces created from the former four provinces.
In 1899 the Orange Free State and the South African Republic, an Afrikaner state in the neighboring Transvaal region, declared war against the British Empire (see Boer War).
www.galenfrysinger.com /south_africa_orange_free_state.htm   (458 words)

 Introduction to Maryland - The United States of America
It is said that Maryland is referred to as "The Old Line State" because it was the dividing line between the land grants given to William Penn and Lord Baltimore.
Hamilton Owens' article, "The Maryland Free State" was a mocking response to Mr.
The Monumental State: In the early 17th century, Baltimore was given the nickname of "The Monumental City" and this nickname was transferred to the state over time.
www.netstate.com /states/intro/md_intro.htm   (815 words)

 New Hampshire Election Results | Free State Blogs
As a State Rep, Joel now has the ability to submit bills to the Legislature, to argue bills on the House floor, to amend bills, and -- critically -- to pull any bill off of the "consent calendar", thereby requiring the legislature to consider and vote on the bill specifically.
Despite the fact that the state's most "socially progressive" newspaper, the Concord Monitor, came out in opposition to the amendment, the measure passed the popular vote with a landslide 85.5% of voters voting in favor of the amendment.
But the fact is, a major reason why the Democrats were able to score victories in this state, was the fact that much of their leadership (including the Governor) took a well-publicized pledge to prevent any State Income or Sales Tax.
www.freestateblogs.net /election2006   (982 words)

 Free State Accommodation | Accommodation Free State, 65 Accommodation Establishments in Free State
Free State Accommodation in Smithfield, Transgariep and Goldfields, Free State, South Africa
Free State Accommodation in Brandwag, Bloemfontein, Transgariep and Goldfields, Free State, N1, South Africa
Free State Accommodation in Universitas, Bloemfontein, Transgariep and Goldfields, Free State, N1, South Africa
www.safarinow.com /destinations/free-state/hub.aspx   (570 words)

 Free State Travel Guide - South Africa
The Free State with its rolling hills, wide golden plains, impressive sandstone mountains and almost 340 days of sunshine per year, is a haven for the outdoor enthusiast.
Bloemfontein is the economic and cultural centre of the Free State.
The Eastern Free State with its rolling foothills of the Maluti mountains is the home of a variety of animals, hiking trails and much more.
www.places.co.za /html/free_state.html   (394 words)

 Free State Art - Boston College
The Irish Free State established by the Anglo-Irish Treaty (1921) following the War of Independence (1919-1921) pursued a project of cultural nationalism which among other aims focused on reviving the Irish language.
The Cumann na nGaedheal government established An Gúm, the publications branch of the Department of Education (later Oifig an tSoláthair/the State Publishing Agency) in 1925-1926 to supply textbooks and fiction in Irish for the educational and recreation needs of the newly independent Ireland.
The visual art of the Irish Free State has received much critical attention and scholars have focused on topics as varied as paintings, sculptures, coins, and stamps.
www.bc.edu /libraries/centers/burns/exhibits/virtual/bkcovers   (483 words)

 Free State Blogs | Chronicles of Progress Toward Freedom in New Hampshire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The fight has come back even stronger this year; 25 other states have pending legislation denouncing Real ID and the general court of New Hampshire does not want to be left out on the party it started.
As many people are aware, the NH State House recently voted 153 to 140 to mandate all individuals buckle up when they are in a vehicle.
On the steps of the State House, the Rev. John Newman blew the bagpipes in protest and cautioned that the state was moving toward adopting same-sex marriage - with problems for religious institutions down the line, he said.
www.freestateblogs.net   (2280 words)

 Free State Foundation, U.S.A.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Free State Foundation, U.S.A. Free State Foundation, U.S.A. Affecting the course of human events...
"The peace and security of free nations now rests on three pillars: First, international organizations must be equal to the challenges facing our world, from lifting up failing states to opposing proliferation.
The second pillar of peace and security in our world is the willingness of free nations, when the last resort arrives, to retain aggression and evil by force.
www.freestatefoundation.com   (131 words)

 The First 1000 [ Free State Project - Liberty in Our Lifetime ]
Dr. Sorens' original essay gave birth to the Free State Project, with the goal to get 20,000 liberty-oriented individuals to move to one U.S. state where they will work towards a society in which government's maximum role is protecting life, liberty, and property.
In 2003, at the 5,000 participant benchmark, a vote for which of ten candidate states should be chosen as the Free State resulted in the selection of New Hampshire, the Live Free or Die state.
Several instances of civil disobedience have been staged to bring to light overbearing state controls, as well as public gatherings related to social security card abuse, UN infringement of US sovereignty, and eminent domain.
www.freestateproject.org /first1000   (839 words)

 Atrocities in the Congo: The Casement Report, 1903
The colonial regime of the Belgian King Leopold II--the Congo Free State-- became one of the more infamous international scandals of the turn of the century.
Leopold had acquired the vast Congo region through considerable investment of his own fortune in setting up his administration there and by cajoling the great powers at the Berlin Conference of 1884-5 to award his International Congo Association title to what was to become the Congo Free State.
Moreover, I was enabled, by visiting this district, to contrast its present state with the condition in which I had known it some sixteen years ago.
web.jjay.cuny.edu /~jobrien/reference/ob73.html   (1493 words)

 Encyclopedia: Sabine Free State   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Sabine Free State, also known as the Neutral Strip, Neutral Territory, Neutral Ground or No Man's Land of Louisiana, was a strip of land between America's Louisiana Purchase and Spanish Texas.
Specifically, the United States claimed that the border of its Purchase was at the Sabine River, while Spain claimed a line further east, along a tributary of the Red River called Arroyo Hondo.
A treaty signed in 1806 laid out the demilitarized Sabine Free State.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Sabine-Free-State   (238 words)

 Free State on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
With the increased tension following the raid into the Transvaal (1895-96), led by L. Jameson, the Free State was drawn into the conflict between Britons and Boers that resulted in the South African War (1899-1902).
Free trade deal threatens to divide unions and Labor.
Bridgeview Vineyards is one of a trio of wineries near Cave Junction, Oregon, that offer free tastings.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/F/FreeS1tate.asp   (806 words)

 Free State sports | LJWorld.com
Seniors were honored with parents at Free State High’s final home swim meet Tuesday, and they made their parents proud with stand-out performances in a 102-84 dual-meet victory against Shawnee Mission East.
Free State High’s boys tennis squad claimed a 7-2 victory Tuesday over Olathe North.
Free State High’s No. 1 doubles duo of Charlie Moffet and Jack Hull ran into some trouble during Thursday’s boys tennis match against Shawnee Mission West.
www.ljworld.com /section/freestatesports   (376 words)

 WorldNetDaily: 'Free State Project' seeks to restore liberty
Jan Helfield, a Falls Creek, Va.-based attorney and Libertarian Party activist, says the time is right for his Free State Project to lead the way toward significant political change.
"The peace and prosperity within the free state would be a concrete example of the benefits of freedom, serving as a powerful argument for the liberation of other states," he said, adding that anyone who wanted the immediate benefits of the free state could "vote with their feet" and relocate there.
And, yes, states have a right to take back (resume) powers delegated to the federal government – in a word the right to secede from the Union," he wrote in his Aug.
www.worldnetdaily.com /news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=29249   (935 words)

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