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  Tennessee State Parks: Frozen Head State Park
Frozen Head State Park and Natural Area is situated in the beautiful Cumberland Mountains of Eastern Tennessee near Wartburg.
In 1894 the state acquired a larger area in Morgan County for the Brushy Mountain State Prison.
The land was transferred to State Parks in 1970 and became Frozen Head State Park.
www.state.tn.us /environment/parks/FrozenHead   (861 words)

  
 Head of State - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Head of State or Chief of State is the generic term for the individual or collective office that serves as the chief public representative of monarchic or republican nation-state, federation, commonwealth or any other political state.
In parliamentary systems the Head of State may be merely the nominal chief executive officer of the state, possessing theoretical executive power (hence the description of the United Kingdom monarch's government as Her Majesty's Government, a term indicating that the government acts on her behalf and not parliament's).
Since real political power belongs to the head of the sole legal party (often a communist party), in certain states under constitutions inspired by the former Soviet Republics there was no formal office of head of state, but rather the head of the legislative 'soviet' branch of power was officially considered the head of state.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Head_of_State   (7430 words)

  
 Head of state - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In parliamentary systems the head of state may be merely the nominal chief executive officer of the state, possessing theoretical executive power (hence the description of the United Kingdom monarch's government as Her Majesty's Government, a term indicating that the government is theoretically hers, not parliament's).
Most states require that all bills passed by the house or houses of the legislature are signed into law by the head of state.
A head of state is generally the notional or literal commander-in-chief of a state's armed forces, holding the highest office in all military chains of command.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Head_of_state   (4326 words)

  
 Head of state - Simple English Wikipedia
The head of state of a country is its highest leader.
In a modern republic the head of state is a president, usually elected by the people or by a parliament.
In a monarchy the head of state is the king or queen.
simple.wikipedia.org /wiki/Head_of_state   (255 words)

  
 Monarchy in New Zealand - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
As such she is the de jure head of state, though she does hold several powers that are hers alone, while the Governor General is sometimes referred to as the de facto head of state.
This means that whoever is Head of State of the United Kingdom under the Act of Settlement 1701 shall be Head of state of New Zealand.
Similarly the oath of allegiance to New Zealand, sworn by new citizens, the New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Police officers, and parliamentarians, is an oath of allegiance to the monarch as sovereign of New Zealand, and to his/her heirs and successors according to law.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Queen_of_New_Zealand   (3638 words)

  
 Head of state   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A head of state is the chief public representative of nation-state federation or commonwealth whose role generally includes personifying the and legitimacy of the state and exercising functions and duties granted to the head state in the country's constitution.
In parliamentary systems the head of state may be the nominal chief executive officer of the state in reality powers are usually exercised by a cabinet presided over by a prime minister who is answerable to parliament.
The governor-general may fulfill many of the of a head of state but is legally the head of state rather an representative of the head of state that act in her place in her absence the state.
www.freeglossary.com /Head_of_state   (2601 words)

  
 Head of state - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Head of state or chief of state is the generic term for the individual or collective office which serves as the chief public representative of monarchic or republican nation-state, federation, commonwealth or any other political state.
Other examples of heads of state in parliamentary systems using greater powers than normal due either to ambiguous constitutions or unprecedented national emergencies, such as King LĂ©opold III of the Belgians's decision to surrender on behalf of his state to the invading German army in 1940, against the will of His Government.
At state banquets, for example, toasts are made to the head of state, (eg, "Her Majesty the Queen of Australia"), never a governor-general, except in so far as a personal toast may be proposed subsequently to "Governor-General and Mrs Smith" as hosts of, or guests at, the banquet.
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 North America Continents Facts | 4 Corners Club
Canada's head of state is the reigning Monarch, currently Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and commonly referred to as the Queen of Canada.
As a Commonwealth Realm, Saint Lucia recognizes Queen Elizabeth II as the Head of State of Saint Lucia, represented on the island by a Governor-General.
Queen Elizabeth II is head of state and is represented on the island by a governor general, an office with mostly ceremonial functions.
www.4cornersclub.com /adventure_trips/north_america/continent_facts   (0 words)

  
 Head of State
A Head of State is the chief public representative of a nation-state, federation or commonwealth, whose role is to personify the continuity and legitimacy of the state.
A Head of State is traditionally a monarch or President.
A personality cult thus ensues, where the image of the head of state is the only visual represenation of the country, surpassing other symbols such as the flag, constituion[?], founding fathers[?], etc.
www.fastload.org /he/Head_of_State.html   (1720 words)

  
 Ebullition Records Catalog: Severed Head of State
Severed Head of State features an all star cast with Todd Burdette from His Hero Is Gone on guitar, Jack Conrow of Mind Control Records on vocals, Kelly from Detestation on bass, and Chris Pfeffer from Meadowlark on drums.
These four tracks continue the rage and fury that Severed Head of State started with their debut one sided LP that was released on Lengua Armada Records.
Three new tracks from Severed Head of State as well as a great cover of Corrosion of Conformity's "Prayer." These tracks were written and recorded in July of 2001 right before their last U.S. tour.
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 ozpolitics.info   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The term "head of State" does not appear in the legislation that gave the Queen her Australian titles: the Royal Style and Titles Acts of 1953 and 1973.
Whereas the argument for the Queen's claim to be the head of State is largely based on legal and titular sovereignty, functionalism is the primary argument for claiming that the Governor-General is the head of State.
He asks, "If the Governor-General is the head of State, what then is the Queen?" Mackerras answers this question with the observation that in any official document that mentions the Queen, she is always described as "the Sovereign".
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 Head of State Encyclopedia Articles @ NaturalResearch.org (Natural Research)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This answerability requires that someone be chosen from parliament who has parliament's support (or at least not parliament's opposition - a subtle but important difference).
Thus both the Egyptian Pharaoh and the Great Inca both were descended from their respective sun gods, and often maintained this legitimating bloodline by marriages with their own sisters.
Heads of state of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
www.naturalresearch.org /encyclopedia/Head_of_state   (5340 words)

  
 Caines Head State Recreation Area Alaska
Caines Head State Recreation Area, the scenic site of an abandoned World War II fort, can be reached by boat or foot from Seward.
Tides are generally mild at Caines Head, with an average high of 8.3 feet to a seasonal extreme high of 16 feet.
Caines Head SRA is accessible from Seward by foot, via the Coastal Trail, or by boat.
www.alaskadenalitours.com /alaska_state_parks/caines_head.html   (0 words)

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