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  European Union - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The European Union was established under that name in 1992 by the Treaty on European Union (the Maastricht Treaty).
Supporters of the European Union argue that the growth of the EU is a force for peace and democracy.
The European Council published estimations on 17 November 2005 that the economy of the European Union will have grown approximately 1.5% in 2005 (1.3% in the eurozone), and 2.3% 2006 (2.1% in the eurozone) surpassing earlier growth predictions.
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 Israel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
The Jewish population in the region increased from 11% of the population in1922 to 30% by 1940http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/78601.stm.
The prevalent balance between the largest parties means that the smaller parties can have disproportionately strong influence to their size, Due to their ability to act as tie breakers; they often use this status to block popular legislation or promote their own even contrary to the manifesto of the larger party in office.
The influx of Jewish immigrants from the former USSR topped 750,000 during the period 1989-1999, bringing the population of Israel from the former Soviet Union to 1 million, one-sixth of the total population, and adding scientific and professional expertise of substantial value for the economy's future.
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 Wales   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Wales was legally annexed by the Act of Union 1536, in the reign of Henry VIII of England.
The Act of Union 1536 abolished the remaining Marcher Lordships, leaving Wales with thirteen counties: Anglesey, Brecon, Caernarfon, Cardigan, Carmarthen, Denbigh, Flint, Glamorgan, Merioneth, Monmouth, Montgomery, Pembroke, and Radnor, and applied the Law of England to both England and Wales, making English the language to be used for official purposes.
The Main population and industrial areas are in South Wales, including the capital, Cardiff, and the other Two major cities, Swansea and Newport.
wales.iqnaut.net   (1703 words)

 Jew   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
The waves of immigration to the United States at the turn of the 19th century, massacre of European Jewry during the Holocaust, and the foundation of the State of Israel (and subsequent Jewish exodus from Arab lands) all resulted in substantial shifts in the Population centers of world Jewry during the 20th century.
Following the Spanish Inquisition in 1492, the Spanish Population of around 200,000 Sephardic Jews were expelled by the Spanish crown and Catholic church, followed by expulsions in 1493 in Siciliy (37,000 Jews) and Portugal in 1496.
Though persecution still existed in Some European countries (hundreds of thousands of Jews were killed in Pogroms in the 18th and 19th centuries), Napoleon invited Jews to leave the Jewish ghettos in Europe and seek refuge in the newly created tolerant political regimes that offered equality under Napoleonic Law (see Napoleon and the Jews).
jew.iqnaut.net   (4155 words)

 Maxwell School of Syracuse University
Himes’s expertise is in the areas of family care giving, population projections, and patterns of health and mortality in later life.
He is interested in the well-being and life-course patterns of the older population, including household composition and parent-child co-residence; migration and the spatial dispersion of families; patterns of disability in old age; and the use of long-term care resources.
A primary theme of Wolf's research is the role of family in shaping the choices facing older people and their immediate kin with respect to living and care arrangements.
www.maxwell.syr.edu /news/expertise/bios.asp   (8158 words)

 TravelSmart Newsletter Book Recommendations
Smith demonstrates sensitivity to the eclectic qualities of the city's statuary, posters and architecture, and he has included many well composed shots of the surprisingly attractive underground facilities.
Its population is small and its role in the world consequently peripheral.
He covers the network of tunnels beneath the city's streets, the seldom-seen rooftop gardens, the remains of Roman structures, hidden parks, alleys and courtyards, wartime shelters, even prison cells.
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 Top 20 Encyclopedia
This page lists the 100 largest metropolitan areas of the world, listed by population.
The data for this list was compiled from the 2005 urban population figures from the United Nations 2003 World Urbanization Prospects Report [1].
These figures include suburban areas immediately surrounding a major city and sometimes multiple major cities which may be close enough together to function essentially as one area.
encyc.connectonline.com /index.php/Largest_city   (1218 words)

 Card Games: Commercial Games
The core of the game is a 50-card deck corresponding to the states of the USA, each showing a map of the state, its rank (1st to 50th) in size, population and "statehood" (date at which it became a state of the USA), its capital, three largest cities, bordering states, state flower and state bird.
This is a North American (maybe Canadian?) version of Three in One or Poch, played with a standard 52 card pack, some chips for stakes, and a board on which to arrange the stakes.
There are couples from 20 countries of early 19th century Europe and five generations of American descendants (16, 8, 4, 2 and 2 cards) which can be laid out in various ways to form a family tree, the last generation of which is a brother and sister living at the start of the 21st century.
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