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  Cyndi's List - U.S. - Delaware
Dedicated to the genealogy, history and culture of the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States: Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina and the District of Columbia.
Cooperative national effort among the states and the federal government to locate, catalog, and preserve on microfilm newspapers published in the United States from the eighteenth century to the present.
Listing includes (when known) the convict's name, age, race, sex, occupation, crime, date of execution, method of execution and whether it was a single or multiple execution.
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  United States   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The United States may be regarded as an example of a constitutional republic or as a liberal democracy, with a government composed of and operating through a set of limited powers imposed by its design and enumerated in that design or Constitution of the United States of America.
The United States does not have an official language at federal level; nevertheless, English is the first and/or only language of the overwhelming majority of the population and serves as the de facto official language: English is the language used for legislation, regulations, executive orders, treaties, federal court rulings, and all other official pronouncements.
Spanish follows English as the second-most spoken language in the United States, primarily due to the influence of recent Latin American immigrants and the fact that almost a fifth of its continental territory was originally part of Mexico, and it is a primary spoken language in some areas of the Southwest.
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  United States
Puerto Rico and the Northern Marianas are commonwealths of the United States.
The social structure of the United States, a capitalist country, is highly stratified, with a large proportion of the wealth of the country controlled by a small fraction of the population which exerts disproportionate cultural and political influence.
The United States is also a great center of higher education, boasting more than 1,500 universities, colleges, and other institutions of higher learning, the top tier of which may be considered to be among the most prestigious and advanced in the world.
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 United States
The United States of America (U.S.A.), also referred to as the '\United States (U.S. America¹, or the States', is a federal republic in North America and the Pacific Ocean (the islands of Hawaii, and the Aleutians).
The United States also holds several other territories, districts and possessions, notably the federal district of the District of Columbia, which is the nation's capital, and several overseas insular areas, the most significant of which are Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam and the United States Virgin Islands.
The social structure of the United States is highly stratified, with a large proportion of the wealth of the country controlled by a small fraction of the population which exerts disproportionate cultural and political influence on the rest of the nation.
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 sociology - United States
The United States of America — also referred to as the United States, the U.S.A., the U.S., America¹, the States, or (archaically) Columbia — is a federal republic of 50 states located primarily in central North America (with the exception of two states: Alaska and Hawaii).
The United States does not have an official language at federal level; nevertheless, English is spoken by the vast majority of the population and serves as the de facto language: English is the language used for legislation, regulations, executive orders, treaties, federal court rulings, and all other official pronouncements.
The United States is also a great center of higher education, boasting more than 4,000 universities, colleges and other institutions of higher learning, the top tier of which may be considered to be among the most prestigious and advanced in the world.
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 USA UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Manifest Destiny was a philosophy that encouraged westward expansion in the United States: as the population of the Eastern states grew and as a steady increase of immigrants entered the country, settlers moved steadily westward across North America.
The United States currently enjoys a positive relationship with the United Kingdom, Australia, Japan, and Poland, among several others, in that these nations are participating as active military allies with, or logistical supporters of, the United States in all theaters.
The United States is often under criticism from Western governments and NGOs concerning lengthy detention without trial, forced confessions, torture, and mistreatment of prisoners as well as some restrictions on freedoms of speech and the press, as being violations of their definition of human rights.
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 United States Numbered Highways Information
As these highways were coordinated among the states, they are sometimes referred to as Federal Highways, but they have always been maintained by state or local governments since their initial designation in 1926.
This grid is the opposite of the Interstate Highways, which increase from west to east and south to north.
With 32 states already marking their routes, the plan was approved by AASHO on November 11, 1926.
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 United States
Forty-eight contiguous states lie in central North America between the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans, bound on land by Canada to the north and Mexico to the south; Alaska is in the northwest of the continent with Canada to its east, and Hawaii is in the mid-Pacific.
Alaska (the largest state in area) is bound by Canada to its east, with the Pacific Ocean to its south, the Arctic Ocean to its north, and the Bering Strait to the west.
The United States Constitution is the supreme legal document in the American system, and serves as a social contract between the people of the United States and their government.
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 United States information - Search.com
In 1787 the United States Constitution was ratified by the Constitutional Convention to establish a federal union of sovereign states and a federal government to operate it.
Federal law overrides state law in the areas that the federal government is empowered to act, but the powers of the federal government are subject to limits outlined in the Constitution of the United States.
The federal government of the United States is comprised of a Legislative Branch (led by the Congress), an Executive Branch (led by the President), and a Judicial Branch (led by the Supreme Court).
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 United States - Gurupedia
The various state constitutions differ in some details but generally follow a pattern similar to that of the federal Constitution, including a statement of the rights of the people and a plan for organizing the government.
Because elections in the United States are among the most expensive in the world access to funds is vital in the political system due to the financial costs of mounting political campaigns.
The social structure of the United States is highly stratified, with a large proportion of the wealth of the country controlled by a small fraction of the population which exerts disproportionate cultural and political influence.
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 Site Contents at the free Online Encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
List of accidents and incidents on commercial airliners grouped by airline
List of accidents and incidents on commercial airliners grouped by location
List of accidents and incidents on commercial airliners grouped by year
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 U.S. Highway 26 - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
When the U.S. highway system was first defined, it was limited to Nebraska and Wyoming; by the 1950s, it continued into Idaho and Oregon.
As of 2004, the highway's eastern terminus is in Ogallala, Nebraska at an intersection with Interstate 80.
The segment, starting at its intersection with Oregon Highway 35 near Government Camp, Oregon and continuing westward to Sandy, Oregon, which closely follows the route of the Barlow Road, has served to define was is sometimes called the Mt.
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 U.S. Highway 64 - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
United States Highway 64 is an east-west United States highway that runs for 2,326 miles (3,743 km) from eastern North Carolina to just southwest of the Four Corners in northeast Arizona.
As of 2004, the highway's eastern terminus is Nags Head, North Carolina.
This United States road or road transport-related article is a stub.
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 United States of America - Wikitravel   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The continental United States (the 48 states other than Alaska and Hawaii) are bound by the Atlantic Ocean to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west, with much of the country's population living on these two coasts.
This crisis exacerbated the disaffection among the working classes in the United States and around the world and led to a rise in socialist thinking that was to have a large effect on the rest of the century.
Studying full-time in the United States is an excellent opportunity for young adults seeking an advanced education, a chance to see a foreign country, and a better understanding of the U.S. and its people.
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 3-digit Interstate Highways
Primary interstate highways in the United States have one- or two-digit numbers, such as I-5 and I-84.
However, when the 1956 Interstate Highway Act was in trouble, an additional 1,000 miles of proposed roads, mostly 3di's in key cities, generated enough votes to pass it.
Highway History Library: Extensive list of articles regarding interstate and U.S. highway history, from the FHWA, Public Roads magazine, and other sources.
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 MLA Language Map
The MLA Language Map uses data from the 2000 United States census to display the locations and numbers of speakers of thirty languages and three groups of less commonly spoken languages in the United States.
Compare Languages and Places Generate interactive maps for two languages in the same state, or compare the concentration of the same language in two states.
Zoom in on both national maps to focus on regions; zoom in on state maps to focus on clusters of counties or zip codes.
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 THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA USA
In most states, all students must attend mandatory schooling starting with kindergarten, which children normally enter at age 5, and following through 12th grade, which is normally completed at age 18 (although in some states, students are permitted to drop out upon the age of 16 with the permission of their parents/guardians).
It should be noted that the United States is one of the few industrialized countries to not provide a free university education to its citizenry.
In the 20th century, the United States became the center of the two most popular Western combat sports—boxing, which is popular as both a spectator sport and a gambling event, and professional wrestling, which is more scripted entertainment than a true sport.
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 United States Highways
The United States highway system had its beginnings in 1916 when congress responded to the need for roads suitable for the modern automobile with the Federal Aid for Highways Act.
The final list of routes was agreed upon on November 11, 1926 with numbers ranging from 1 to 830.
Beside their historic significance, the U. Highways are still an important access to many parts of the country, especially in the west where the interstates are more widely spaced.
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 U. S Highways: From US 1 to (US 830)
All US highways past and present are listed here, with their length in miles and (historical maximum extent), if different from current length.
Also listed are the states the roads pass or passed though (with links to other sites), length of the highway (current and/or historic), the roads that replaced it, and other notes, such as years of commissioning and decommissioning and major extensions and truncations.
All are listed in sequential order and from north to south or east to west along the parent road.
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 Open Directory - Recreation: Roads and Highways: North America: United States   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Highway History - Federal Highway Administration page with a collection of articles including those on U.S. Highway numbering and creation of the Interstate system.
The Interstate is 50 - American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials page commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Interstate System in 2006.
Southern Highways - Various scenes from along the southern tier of the country.
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 Historic US Highways   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The historic US highways of California have the same magic that Route 66 has, although much of theirs is still waiting to be rediscovered.
It includes an historical overview of the US Highway system, a glossary of terms I use and highway specific jargon, and a listing of related pages that may be of interest to the historical highways enthusiast.
I owe the idea of creating an Historic US Highways Page to David Stanek who has, as part of his California State Highways Page, a section devoted to where the California US highways were located in 1963.
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 Cyndi's List - U.S. - Georgia
List of 486 victims of lynchings in Georgia from the 1880s to the present.
Confederate military units from the State of Georgia including the names of commanding officers, company nicknames, counties of organization, and unit evolution.
Contains the names and miltary units of soldiers who were admitted to become citizens of the United States of America in the District Court of the United States for the Northern District of Georgia on 12 June 1918.
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 Cyndi's List - U.S. - Arizona
A listing of lawyers from the Arizona Territory who submitted their names for publication in this 1900 directory.
A listing by state and Tribe of land patents.
A listing of genealogical or historical societies or organizations in Arizona.
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 DogFriendly.com's Newsletter
It is important to remember that when you take your dog to public places that are not specifically created for dogs, you represent, to a degree, all dog owners and future dog owners who would like to visit that place.
DogFriendly.com's Campground and RV Park Guide (includes U.S. and Canadian National, State and Local Day Use parks and pet regulations, hiking, beaches, off-leash parks and thousands of dog-friendly campgrounds and their detailed pet policies and pet amenities).
All places listed on DogFriendly.com require your dog to be leashed and under your direct control unless specified otherwise by an establishments (including parks and beaches) management.
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 A to Z Index - Complete List of Keywords | Canada Site
The programs and services listed in this section are organized by keywords.
Enter a search term or "phrase" (phrases are enclosed by quotes) in the Quick Links Search text box for a list of relevant links from this section.
United States - Canada Relations see Foreign Affairs
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 Run/Walk Across America 2005-2006 - Russell Elementary School - Missoula, Montana, United States - Organized by Paul ...
Also, in 2005 Child Magazine had a panel of health, nutrition and fitness experts analyze various data and then compile a prioritized list of states in America that make children's nutrition and physical education a high priority.
were submitted weekly from people across the United States.
I wanted them to see that goals are reached one step at a time, whether you walk or run, and that in working together great things are achieved.
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