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  Detroit, Michigan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 2005, Detroit ranked as the United States's 11th most populous city with 886,675 residents; this is less than half of the peak population it had in 1950, and Detroit leads the nation in terms of declining urban population.
Detroit fell to British troops during the War of 1812 in the Siege of Detroit, was recaptured by the United States in 1813 and incorporated as a city in 1815.
Detroit was the former home of a round of the Formula One World Championship, which held the race on the streets of downtown Detroit from 1982 until 1988, after which the sanction moved from Formula One to Indycars until its final run in 2001.
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 Top20Detroit.com - Your Top20Guide to Detroit, MI.
Detroit (IPA: /dɪˈtʰɹɔɪt/) (French: Détroit, pronounced Image:Ltspkr.png/detʀwa/) is a city in Wayne County in the state of Michigan, in the Midwest region of the United States.
In 1796 Detroit and its surrounding areas passed to the United States, and from 1805 to 1847 the town was the territorial and state capitol of Michigan.
Detroit was also the former home of a round of the Formula One World Championship, holding a race on the streets of downtown Detroit from 1982 until 1987, after which the sanction moved from Formula One to Indycars.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Detroit, Michigan
Detroit (IPA: [dɪˈtʰɹɔɪt]) (French: Détroit, pronounced) is the largest city in the U.S. state of Michigan and the seat of Wayne County.
In 2005, Detroit ranked as the United States's 11th most populous city with 886,675 residents; this is less than half of the peak population it boasted in 1950, and Detroit leads the nation in terms of declining urban population.
Detroit's crime rate has created notoriety while the city continues to struggle with the burdens of racial disharmony between itself and its suburban neighbors.
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 Albert Kahn @ NativeArtworks.com (Native Artworks)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Kahn came to Detroit in 1880 at the age of 11 from Germany.
Kahn's interest in historically styled buildings is also seen in his houses in Indian Village, Detroit, Cranbrook House, the Edsel Ford House and the Dearborn Inn, the world's first airport hotel.
The Donovan Building, later occupied by Motown Records, abandoned for decades, was demolished as part of Detroit's beautification plan before the Superbowl in 2006.
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 Welcome to The American Presidency
In the Northwest Territory the young soldier became aide-de-camp to Gen. Anthony Wayne and was cited for bravery at the Battle of Fallen Timbers in 1794.
As governor, Harrison negotiated treaties with Indians that opened up millions of hectares to white settlement, but the invasion of their hunting grounds brought a reaction.
He recaptured Detroit on September 29, caught the fleeing British and Indians within a week, and decisively defeated both in the Battle of the Thames River in Ontario on October 5.
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 History News Network
The Kombai people have referred to other tribes as ''jungle pigs'', according to some reports, and the notable Australian scientist Tim Flannery has said he lived with a reputedly cannibal tribe -- the Miyanmin -- in PNG, where the village chief referred to another tribe as his ''fridge''.
Human flesh had also been consumed in Fiji, the Solomons and Vanuatu within the last couple of centuries, and in Mexico in the 16th century, Dr Ballard said, yet many experts scoffed at the evidence.
State archaeologists in Utah have unearthed a 150-year-old crime scene that could shed light on the slaying of seven American Indians in Nephi.
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