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Topic: List of current and former capital cities within the United States


  
  List of countries with multiple capitals - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In Germany, the highest judiciary organs (Bundesgerichtshof and Bundesverfassungsgericht) are located in Karlsruhe, whereas the nation's political capital is Berlin.
List of countries whose capital is not their largest city
List of capitals and largest cities by country
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_multiple_capitals   (219 words)

  
 United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Northern states were opposed to the expansion of slavery whereas the Southern states saw the opposition as an attack on their way of life, since their economy was dependent on slave labor.
Current demographic trends include the immigration of Hispanics from Latin America into the Southwest, a region that is home to about 60 percent of the 35 million Hispanics in the United States.
The United States is among the most influential regions in shaping three popular board-based recreational sports—surfboarding, skateboarding, and snowboarding—which have many competitions and a large, dedicated subculture.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_States   (7232 words)

  
 United States   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
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 include schools considered the most prestigious and advanced in the world.
usapedia.com /l/list-of-state-capitals-and-former-capital-cities-in-...   (2284 words)

  
 United States   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The United States traces its national origin to the declaration by thirteen British colonies in 1776 that they were free and independent states and they were recognized as such by the Treaty of Paris (1783).
The [[United States Capitol in Washington, DC, home of the U.S. Congress, the legislative branch of the government of United States.]] The federal government itself consists of three branches: the executive branch (headed by the President), the legislative branch (the U.S. Congress), and the judicial branch (headed by the Supreme Court).
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.
united-states.kiwiki.homeip.net   (3683 words)

  
 Bureau of Justice Statistics Publications Alphabetical Listing
Crime and Justice in the United States and in England and Wales, 1981-96, 10/98.
Probation and Parole in the United States, 2004, 11/05.
Probation and Parole in the United States, 2003, 7/04.
www.ojp.usdoj.gov /bjs/pubalp2.htm#fsus   (9451 words)

  
 United States of America - Wikitravel
The continental United States (the 48 states other than Alaska and Hawaii) is 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.
State university systems are subsidized by state governments, and while they are not restricted to residents of the state, residents of that state may attend at sharply reduced rates of tuition.
wikitravel.org /en/United_States   (13720 words)

  
 Fast Cities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
They identified the seven U.S. cities with populations between 1 million and 5 million and the three cities between 400,000 and 1 million that have offered the most potent mix of talent, technology, and tolerance in recent years.
Maybe one of this new generation of Fast Cities, in the United States or abroad, is the next San Francisco.
Those same city selling points helped her recruit top entertainment-industry folks from New York and Los Angeles to Project Lightspeed--SBC's initiative to bring IP-based voice, video, and data to the home--which she heads up as senior executive vice president of IP operations and services.
www.fastcompany.com /subscr/100/open_fast-cities.html   (2772 words)

  
 World Heritage Centre - World Heritage List   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Capital Cities and Tombs of the Ancient Koguryo Kingdom (2004)
Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Former Abbey of Saint-Remi and Palace of Tau, Reims (1991)
City of Vicenza and the Palladian Villas of the Veneto (1994, 1996)
whc.unesco.org /pg.cfm?cid=31   (2591 words)

  
 Civilian Victims of United States' Aerial Bombing of Afghanistan
Contrary to myths perpetrated in the United States, there were many reporters on the ground in Afghanistan or in the border areas during the first three months of the air war.
The widespread, un-focused bombing and missile attacks by the United States, besides killing close to 4'000 Afghan civilians since October 7th, has contributed to wholesale panic amongst residents of villages and cities, leading to floods of refugees seeking to escape.
This mass exodus from the cities of Afghanistan is further testimony to the terror effects of the intense U.S bombing of urban areas, not in the sense of carpet-bombing [like Tokyo or Dresden] but rather in the large number of dispersed targets struck.
www.cursor.org /stories/civilian_deaths.htm   (12427 words)

  
 United States of America - Amnesty International
Former detainees interviewed by AI in Afghanistan alleged that they were subjected to prolonged enforced standing and kneeling, sleep deprivation and the cruel use of shackles.
In Unit 32 of Parchman Prison, Mississippi, nearly 1,000 prisoners, many severely mentally ill, were reportedly confined to insect-infested, insanitary cells for between 23 and 24 hours a day and were not allowed fans or sufficient water despite extreme summer heat.
Litigation to improve conditions for death row prisoners in Unit 32 was being pursued at the end of the year.
web.amnesty.org /report2004/usa-summary-eng   (3114 words)

  
 Wilt Chamberlain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Wilt also earned accolades other sports including track and field volleyball and auto racing among others.
He flirted with boxing and was offered a pro football by the-then AFL (American Football League) Kansas City Chiefs in 1966.
He also was an actor celebrity businessman after his playing career concluded.
www.freeglossary.com /Wilt_Chamberlain   (716 words)

  
 CIA - The World Factbook -- Ukraine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Ukraine was the center of the first Slavic state, Kievan Rus, which during the 10th and 11th centuries was the largest and most powerful state in Europe.
A new Ukrainian state, the Cossack Hetmanate, was established during the mid-17th century after an uprising against the Poles.
Although final independence for Ukraine was achieved in 1991 with the dissolution of the USSR, democracy remained elusive as the legacy of state control and endemic corruption stalled efforts at economic reform, privatization, and civil liberties.
www.odci.gov /cia/publications/factbook/geos/up.html   (1909 words)

  
 NationMaster - Statistics on United States. 4762 facts and figures, stats and information on American economy, crime, ...
Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783.
During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the original 13 as the nation expanded across the North American continent and acquired a number of overseas possessions.
An Italian residing in the United States is a Latin-American not a Latino.
www.nationmaster.com /country/us   (7500 words)

  
 Association for Postal Commerce
Scotland's biggest city will trial the first privatised postal service which will signal the beginning of the end of Royal Mail's dominance of letter deliveries.
Conway, a 34-year veteran of the United States Postal Service, has held a number of different management positions within the Agency.
Currently, UPS provides the Postal Service with mail transportation to and from 16 U.S. cities.
www.postcom.org   (7824 words)

  
 Aspects of India's Economy Nos. 33 & 34 - Special Issue on the US-Iraq War
The twentieth century has yielded a “single sustainable model for national success: freedom, democracy, and free enterprise”, values to be protected “across the globe and across the ages.” The United States “enjoys a position of unparalleled military strength and great economic and political influence”.
Countries’ development is to be predicated to openness to inflows (and outflows) of capital, and indeed the very objective is merely such openness: “Our long-term objective should be a world in which all countries have investment-grade credit ratings that allow them access to international capital markets and to invest in their future.”
The real reason for targeting the Muslim states, of course, has nothing to do with terrorism and everything to do with the fact that, by remarkable coincidence, so many of them—in West Asia, North Africa, the Caspian and even southeast Asia—happen to be rich in hydrocarbons.
www.rupe-india.org /34/agenda.html   (6920 words)

  
 HavenWorks.com ;-) NEWS HAVEN INFORMATION REFERENCE SOURCES FACTS
The closest missile to Japan was the Taepondong-2 test, which fell within 312 miles of the Japanese coastal city of Niigata.
"The unit, known as Alec Station, was disbanded late last year and its analysts reassigned within the C.I.A. Counterterrorist Center, the officials said."...
bin Laden and his deputies remained a high priority, and that the decision to disband the unit was not a sign that the effort had slackened.
www.havenworks.com   (2315 words)

  
 List of U.S. state capitals - QuickSeek Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
List of U.S. state capitals - QuickSeek Encyclopedia
This is a list of United States state capitals:
Categories: Lists of cities in the United States
listofusstatecapitals.quickseek.com   (50 words)

  
 Hugh Hewitt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Raj is running for Congress in the Philly suburbs, and this former star of The Apprentice is making a name for himself.
It must be increasingly obvious even to New York Times' reporters that the article of June 23 did enormous damage to the United States' ability to "follow the money," a damage that may become complete as countries such as Belgium and Canada review their support for the use of the program data by the CIA.
They hurt the United States, innocent future victims of terrorists, and media's reputation by telegraphing to terrorists everywhere crucial information on how to dodge the watchers, information that even the New York Times had been unable to detect late last year.
www.hughhewitt.com /#postid1041   (1781 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Irrational Exuberance : Second Edition: Books: Robert J. Shiller   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Shiller actually believes the two phenomena are related; as investors lost confidence in the stock market and moved their money into real estate, one asset class fell while the other rose.
He concludes that the current U.S. stock market is a speculative bubble awaiting correction.
It would also help matters if, as Professor Shiller suggests, the so-called "experts," as well as the media generally, raised the level of public discourse on the stock market and the economy-issues critical to all of us, whether we are investors or not.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0691123357?v=glance   (2922 words)

  
 Press Release Newswire and News Release Distribution - eMediawire
A former textile store has been converted to a luxury boutique hotel in Nisantasi, Istanbul’s hippest district.
The all-suites Gallery Residence is a unique alternative to hotels, apart-hotels and serviced apartments.
Disclaimer: If you have any questions regarding information in these press releases please contact the company listed in the press release.
www.emediawire.com   (634 words)

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