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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Irish Free State (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Irish Free State (Irish: Saorstát Éireann) (1922–1937) was the name of the state comprising the 26 of Ireland's 32 counties that 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 Governor-General (Irish: Seanascal) was the representative of the King in the 1922–1937 Irish Free State.
An Extern Minister was a Irish minister appointed by the Governor-General of the Irish Free State on the nomination of a committee of Dáil Éireann.
www.nationmaster.com.cob-web.org:8888 /encyclopedia/Irish-Free-State   (6450 words)

  
 A Brief History of South Carolina
The first decisive victory of the war was the repulse of a British fleet by patriot defenders in a palmetto log fort on Sullivans Island on June 28, 1776.
South Carolina became the eighth state to ratify the United States Constitution in 1788, and in 1790 moved its seat of government from Charleston to the new city of Columbia in the state's midlands.
The state thereafter was in the lead in resisting the threat to southern institutions from abolitionists and a stronger federal government and was the first to secede from the Union when it ratified the Ordinance of Secession on December 20, 1860.
www.state.sc.us /scdah/history.htm   (1148 words)

  
 Desmond's Concise History of Ireland
Indeed, a recurring theme throughout Irish history is popular resistance to strong centralized government under a strong monarch, and insistence instead upon a loose confederation of small and autonomous units of government.
Prior to Patrick, the Irish elite were well educated, but their scholarship was entirely oral; indeed, Gaelic educators were hostile to the written word on the theory that it impaired memory and concentration.
In 1537, the Irish Parliament declared the Anglican religion to be the "established" (i.e., official) religion of the Church of Ireland.
members.tripod.com /~JerryDesmond/index-2.html   (20792 words)

  
 Ireland (12/05)
A significant Irish minority repudiated the treaty settlement because of the continuance of subordinate ties to the British monarch and the partition of the island.
The Irish Embassy in the United States is at 2234 Massachusetts Ave.
U.S. investment has been a major factor in the growth of the Irish economy, and Irish membership in the European Union means that discussion of EU trade and economic policies, as well as other aspects of EU policy, are a key element in exchanges between the two countries.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/3180.htm   (3765 words)

  
 Irish Northern Aid, Inc./Irish History Overview
The Irish resisted strongly and it was not until 1601 in the reign of Elizabeth I of England that the Gaelic system of law and organization was broken.
The Irish Volunteers became the Army of the Republic, under the Ministry of Defense and pledging its allegiance to Dail Eireann.
Three mayors of Irish cities, all members of the IRA, were killed by the British; martial law was declared through nearly half of the country; streets, shops and factories in many towns were burnt to the ground; there were executions in prisons and torture in internment camps.
www.inac.org /irishhistory   (2220 words)

  
 BSC Catalog - History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
History majors are encouraged to develop a degree of competence in one or more foreign languages and to use this competence in their historical reading and research.
Among the many subjects examined are the Anglo-Saxons, the Norman Conquest, the Wars of the Roses, Henry VIII and the English Reformation, Elizabeth I and the defeat of the Spanish Armada, the English Civil War, the Restoration, the establishment of the "first" British Empire, and the responses to the American and French Revolutions.
An introduction to Chinese history from the Manchu conquest in the seventeenth century to the People’s Republic.
www.bsc.edu /academics/catalog2004-05/pages/courses/history.htm   (3205 words)

  
 History of Southern Illinois - The Early Years
Southern Illinois is bordered on three sides by the Mississippi, Ohio, and Wabash rivers.
The southern part of the state is characterized by wooded hills, farms, underground coal mines, strip mines, and low marsh lands.
Laws were passed in Illinois after it became a territory in 1809 and later when it became a state, which allowed people to own indentured servants in Illinois, an equivalent to slavery, and other laws were enacted which prohibited people from coming to Illinois for the purpose of freeing their slaves.
www.egyptianaaa.org /SI-History.htm   (1615 words)

  
 World History Compass Home Page
Provides scholars studying the contemporary political history of Iran with primary source material consisting of personal accounts of individuals who either played major roles in important political events and decisions from the 1920s to the 1970s or witnessed these events from close range.
History, culture, and literature of Arkansas and surrounding regions.
History and archaeology of the Spanish fort and town of Santa Elena on Port Royal Sound in South Carolina.
www.worldhistorycompass.com   (2385 words)

  
 Rhode Island Office of the Secretary of State
The state mineral, Bowenite, is a close relative of jade and can be considered a semi-precious gem stone.  It is found in northern Rhode Island and was first discovered in the early 1800's by geologist George Bowen.
There shall continue to be one seal for the public use of the state; the form of an anchor shall be engraven thereon; the motto thereof shall be the word "Hope"; and in a circle around the outside shall be engraven the words, "Seal of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, 1636".
The greatest length of the state is 48 miles and the greatest width is 37 miles.  Rhode Island has 35 islands within its territorial waters, the largest being Block Island, with an area of 10 square miles.
www.sec.state.ri.us /resources_for/library/riinfo/riinfo/knowrhode   (5798 words)

  
 Irish FAQ: History [5/10]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Irish Free State was overwhelmingly Catholic and nationalist, and unionists formed a clear (but not as overwhelming) majority in Northern Ireland.
Irish history is one of the topics that comes up again and again on soc.culture.irish.
Stormont, as the Northern Irish government and parliament were known, was suspended (later to be abolished) and direct rule from London was introduced by the British Prime Minister, Ted Heath.
www.faqs.org /faqs/cultures/irish-faq/part05   (2939 words)

  
 Birmingham-Southern College Catalog: History (HI)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
A continuation of History of the American People I, dealing with the changes in American society since 1865 as reflected in the industrialization of the nation with emphasis on the interaction between traditional concepts and contemporary social structure.
The course is taught cooperatively by the faculties of religion and history.
An analysis of the political, social, and economic history of "Showa" (1912 1989) Japan, and an attempt to place Japan's recent economic and political emergence on the world stage in the context of the problem and process of modernization.
www.bsc.edu /academics/catalog/history.htm   (2828 words)

  
 Culture/Local history - Southern Maryland Online
Southern Maryland was one of the first colonial settlements.
He inherited the title, Irish estates, and the 10-12 million acres of American land in what became Maryland from his father and served as the designer and first Lord Proprietor of that colony from 1632-1675.
In many regards, the early history of the colony is the history of St. Mary's County, and the Jesuit Manor played a prominent role in that history.
www.somd.com /culture/history/index.php   (1131 words)

  
 The US50 - A guide to the state of Michigan - History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
While Congress was debating the matter, Michiganians wrote a state constitution with several farsighted features, including a comprehensive public education system under a state superintendent.
Their accomplishments will include: planting over 484 million seedlings (more than twice the number in any other state), expending 140'000 man-days in fighting forest fires, placing 150 million fish in rivers and lakes, and constructing 7,000 miles of truck trails, 504 buildings and 222 bridges.
At noon, ceremonies are held in the State Capitol and in every county in the state.
www.theus50.com /michigan/history.shtml   (3432 words)

  
 Grade Eight - Content Standards (CA Dept of Education)
Describe the significance of the Northwest Ordinance in education and in the banning of slavery in new states north of the Ohio River.
Discuss the importance of the slavery issue as raised by the annexation of Texas and California's admission to the union as a free state under the Compromise of 1850.
Analyze the significance of the States' Rights Doctrine, the Missouri Compromise (1820), the Wilmot Proviso (1846), the Compromise of 1850, Henry Clay's role in the Missouri Compromise and the Compromise of 1850, the Kansas-Nebraska Act (1854), the Dred Scott v.
www.cde.ca.gov /be/st/ss/hstgrade8.asp   (2234 words)

  
 BBC News | History | 1921-22: The Irish Free State and civil war   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The 26 southern counties will become an independent Irish Free State while the six northern counties will remain part of the UK.
Irish Civil War A June general election in the Free State is won by those supporting the Anglo-Irish Treaty.
The Free State government acts against those opposed to the Treaty and civil war breaks out in the south.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/events/northern_ireland/history/64206.stm   (557 words)

  
 Ohio
The land we call Ohio today was part the Northwest Territory that the United States won by defeating the British in the Revolutionary War.
Ohio is an Iroquois word meaning "great water." The capital of the "Buckeye State" is Columbus, and, not surprisingly, the state tree is the buckeye.
Highly populated, Ohio is situated between the Eastern Seaboard and the Midwest, and is known for the fact that eight presidents were either born or lived there.
www.americaslibrary.gov /cgi-bin/page.cgi/es/oh   (101 words)

  
 Ireland's OWN History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
James Connolly, the leader of the Irish Transport and General Workers' Union, was planning a rising of his own.
Connolly knew the Rising was a gesture, but the longer the gesture went on, the longer Irish patriots were seen to be fighting the might of the British Empire, the greater the rebels' chance of winning the hearts and minds of the Irish people.
By 4 pm on Friday, the roof of the GPO was on fire and the Volunteers were forced to evacuate.
irelandsown.net /easterrising.html   (1891 words)

  
 Amazon.com: The Scotch-Irish: A Social History: Books: James G. Leyburn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Being a southerner with Scotch-Irish roots in Tennessee, I was upset early on when Leyburn stated that Teddy Roosevelt's and others' claims that the Scotch-Irish were hardy, honorable folk was overblown.
Truly understanding Ulster's history, (I believe), the conflicts, the circumstances and the social make-up of Northern Ireland itself, at distinct times in its history, is essential to the peace process there.
The term "Scotch Irish" was later invoked to distinguish them from the Irish immigrating to America from the southern part of Ireland.
www.amazon.com /Scotch-Irish-History-James-G-Leyburn/dp/0807842591   (2219 words)

  
 United States Historical Maps - Perry-Castañeda Map Collection - UT Library Online
The maps above are from The National Atlas of the United States of America (Arch C. Gerlach, editor).
Admission of States and Territorial Acquistion U.S. Bureau of the Census (341K)
From The Statistics of the Population of the United States, Compiled from the Original Returns of the Ninth Census, 1872.
www.lib.utexas.edu /maps/histus.html   (1269 words)

  
 Southern History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Center for the Study of Southern Culture (University of Mississippi)
Tangled Roots: A Project Exploring the Histories of Americans of Irish Heritage and Americans of African Heritage (Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Abolition, Resistance, and Slavery, Yale University)
Southern Mosaic: The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Tour (American Memory, Library of Congress)
www2.tntech.edu /history/south.html   (4157 words)

  
 History Guide NG
History Guide cooperates with the Bavarian State Library, Munich and Clio-online.
This service currently lists more than 5,000 metadata records including records from the InformationsWeiser Geschichte (Bavarian State Library) and the Webdirectory of Clio-Online.
The History Guide / InformationsWeiser Geschichte is a subject gateway to scholarly relevant websites in history maintained in cooperation by a Network Subject Gateways History.
www.historyguide.de   (84 words)

  
 www.ny.gov - Welcome to The New York State Governor Pataki Website
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GOVERNOR EXTENDS FREE ADMISSION AT STATE PARKS AND DEC FACILITIES
GOVERNOR PATAKI DIRECTS STATE PORTION OF HOMELAND SECURITY FUNDING TO NEW YORK CITY URBAN AREA
www.ny.gov /governor/press/06/index_c.html   (1525 words)

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