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  List of extinct states - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Of those indigenous states which were still in existence by the time of the first permanent European colonizations from the late fifteenth century onwards were soon substantively destroyed and/or absorbed.
Extinct kingdoms in Ireland Ireland during the early medieval period, consisted of a number of small tribal kingdoms.
Indian princely states: over 550 principalities which were protectorates of the British crown were merged with the successor states of the British Raj in the years after independence in 1947.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_extinct_states   (4287 words)

 List of extinct animals - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
List of extinct animals of the British Isles
List of extinct and endangered animals of Lithuania
List of extinct animals of the United States
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_extinct_animals   (243 words)

 Talk:List of extinct states - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
I propose to move it to List of extinct states.
Perhaps a geographical listing, by continent, and then by smaller areas, for example, "Former independent states within the territory of Portugal and Spain", with some attention paid to history.
Voluntarily annexed to the United States of America and admitted as a state in 1845.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Talk:List_of_extinct_states   (2197 words)

 List of reference tables
This is a list of reference tables, similar to the collection of reference tables found at the back of almanacs, dictionaries and encyclopedias (or an index of them, if they're scattered throughout the work).
List of state capitals and former capital cities in the United States
List of monasteries dissolved by Henry VIII of England
www.starrepublic.org /encyclopedia/wikipedia/l/li/list_of_reference_tables.html   (1047 words)

 Endangered Ecosystems of the United States
State ranks are usually based on identical numerical criteria except that the status of each element is considered separately within each state's boundaries.
No reasonably complete list of extinct invertebrates is available, but we predict the number would be higher than that of plants because of the greater overall species richness and often restricted distributions of invertebrates.
The list of extinct and possibly extinct plant species in the United States and Canada (Russell and Morse 1992) is dominated by narrow endemics, suggesting that the localized habitats of these species have been usurped by human activity.
biology.usgs.gov /pubs/ecosys.htm   (16873 words)

 English language   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
English is descended from the language spoken the Germanic tribes the Angles Saxons and Jutes (Vikings).
It is an official language but not native in Cameroon Fiji the Federated States of Micronesia Ghana Gambia Hong Kong India Kiribati Lesotho Liberia Kenya Namibia Nigeria Malta the Marshall Islands Pakistan Papua New Guinea the Philippines the Solomon Islands Samoa Sierra Leone Swaziland Tanzania Zambia and Zimbabwe.
One of the consequences of the French is that the vocabulary of English is a certain extent divided between those words are Germanic (mostly Anglo-Saxon) and those which are "Latinate" (Latin -derived mostly from Norman French but some directly from Latin).
www.freeglossary.com /English_language   (2598 words)

 Learn more about List of extinct countries, empires, etc. in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Congo Free State - Name of the state owned from 1884 by King Leopold II of Belgium, later mostly annexed by his country in 1908, then known as Belgian Congo.
New France was conquered by Britain; various parts of it later became part of Canada and the United States.
Confederate States of America - Declared its independence from the United States in 1861, reincorporated in 1865.
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /l/li/list_of_extinct_countries__empires__etc_.html   (2119 words)

 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : List of extinct languages   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This is a list of languages that underwent language death and currently have no native speakers.
List of locales in Britain where ant species have become locally extinct
List of names of the official languages of the European Union in the official languages respectively
www.hallencyclopedia.com /List_of_extinct_languages   (173 words)

 Extinct vertebrates of the U.S.A., U.S. territories and Canada since 1492   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This list was provided by Kenneth Mallory and compiled by James D. Williams and Ronald M. Nowak.
(1) This list was provided by Kenneth Mallory and comes from The Last Extinction, edited by Les Kaufman and Kenneth Mallory, MIT Press (second edition 1993 with updates and an additional chapter by Norman Myers called "Sharing the Earth with Whales").
The list also appeared in the November/December 1993 issue of Sanctuary, The Journal of the Massachusetts Audubon Society.
www.dwave.net /~tony/Mars/extinct2.htm   (246 words)

 List of extinct states
Papal States — partially annexed by the kingdom of Italy in 1860, completely annexed in 1870.
In 1918, the empire was split into Austria, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, Poland and Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes (renamed to Kingdom of Yugoslavia in 1929).
On the abolition of the monarchy the state was given the description Poblacht na Éireann, or the Republic of Ireland
www.knowledgefun.com /book/l/li/list_of_extinct_states.html   (2397 words)

 Gray wolves ready for less protection? - Environment - MSNBC.com
The proposal calls for states to assume management of the gray wolf populations in those states.
The proposal calls for taking the gray wolf, which was close to extinction in the lower 48 states in the 1950s, out from under the Endangered Species Act umbrella in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan where the wolf population has grown from a handful to more than 3,200 animals.
Virtually extinct in the lower 48 states some 40 years ago, today there are more than 2,450 wolves in Minnesota and nearly 800 in Wisconsin and Michigan.
msnbc.msn.com /id/5451181   (1080 words)

 List of countries - Gurupedia
This is an alphabetical list of the independent countries of the world.
Palestine: "State of Palestine" was declared 1988 and recognized by a series of Arab and Muslim countries, see also:
Abkhazia, Somaliland, and South Ossetia are self-declared independent states with no international recognition from any other nation: see List of unrecognized countries.
www.gurupedia.com /l/li/list_of_countries.htm   (566 words)

 Mycotaxon: Volume 89 Article Abstract   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Proposed list of extinct, rare and/or endangered macrolichens in Wisconsin.
ABSTRACT: We propose that 41 species of macrolichens be listed for rare status in Wisconsin, along with 6 other species we think are now extinct in the state.
None of the rare and extinct species are endemic to Wisconsin, and they represent 7% of the total lichen flora of the state.
people.clarityconnect.com /fungi/vol/abstracts/89/89-169.html   (139 words)

 List of extinct states at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Great Republic of Rough and Ready - Declared independence from United States on April 7th, 1850 rejoined into the State of California in the United States July 4th, 1850.
The Conch Republic - In 1982 the mayor of Key West, Florida declared independence from the U.S. in protest of the U.S. Border Patrol roadblock placed further up in the Florida Keys to stop drug trafficking and illegal immigration, and surrendered one minute later asking for "foreign aid" to the Keys.
State officials say there are now 68 active nests, six...
www.wiki.tatet.com /Extinct_countries,_empires,_etc..html   (2381 words)

 List of countries - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This is an alphabetical list of the countries of the world.
There is a list of dependent territories; dependent areas should be removed from this list and moved to their proper place.
Palestine: "State of Palestine" was declared 1988 and recognized by a series of Arab and Muslim countries, see also: proposals for a Palestinian state and Palestinian territories.
www.indexuslist.de /keyword/List_of_countries.php   (740 words)

 Center for Biological Diversity - Programs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
12 species were eventually listed as endangered, after delay in the endangered listing process.
42 species became extinct while the endangered listing process was delayed.
While only 21% of the extinctions involved species on the endangered species list, a full 79% were not on the list.
www.biologicaldiversity.org /swcbd/Programs/policy/esa/eesa.html   (567 words)

 Elephant   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
the period of the ice age there were more now extinct species including the elephant-like mammoth and mastodont and the "shovel tuskers" the platybelodon and amebelodon.
There's also a potential danger in if the forest elephant isn't explicitly listed an endangered species poachers and smugglers might be able to evade the law forbidding in endangered animals and their body parts.
The elephant is also the symbol for United States Republican Party (often pictured with the Democratic party 's donkey).
www.freeglossary.com /Elephant   (1464 words)

 List of extinct countries, empires, etc. - Questionz.net , answers to all your questions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
List of extinct countries, empires, etc. - Questionz.net, answers to all your questions
Secessionist states These nations declared themselves independent, but failed to achieve permanent independence and were re-incorporated.
Dissolved countries These states were dissolved into a number of countries.
www.questionz.net /History/Extinct_countries_empires.html   (1931 words)

List the main branches of the Indo-European language family and their most important languages.
List the other main language families and describe their geographic distribution.
List one extinct language and one that was once extinct but has been revived.
www.butte.cc.ca.us /~scoth/Stdy_Gds/SG_4/Sg5_Lang.htm   (208 words)

The IUCN red list of threatened species defines a taxon as extinct when there is no reasonable doubt that the last individual has died.
Based on this criterion a taxon is presumed extinct when exhaustive surveys in known and/or expected habitat, at appropriate times (diurnal, seasonal, annual), and throughout its historic range have failed to record an individual.
Here we are conservative in classifying a species as extinct and therefore, several species that may in fact be extinct are listed as “missing in action”.
amphibiaweb.org /declines/extinct.html   (1039 words)

 Experts list 'most endangered' primates - Environment - MSNBC.com
While listing 25 species as most endangered, the report said that one in four of the 625 primate species and subspecies are at risk.
By region, the list includes 10 primate species and subspecies from Asia, seven from Africa, four from Madagascar, and four from South America.
The groups said 15 of the primates on the new list, including the Sumatran orangutan of Indonesia and the northern muriqui of Brazil, are "three-time losers" for having appeared on all three lists.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/7417179   (773 words)

Black Mamo, as this has long been confirmed extinct, however some species which have only presumed to have become extinct in recent years could still be surviving in some remote area and so information about those species is more relevant and could even result in the species re-discovery.
Latham stated that it resided in the Sandwich islands, however it is not known where, when or by whom the specimen was collected.
Probably became extinct as a result of disease and predation, as well as habitat loss, compounded by the exceptional strength of Hurricane Iwa - although by the time of this hurricane it was too late to save the species.
www.birdinghawaii.co.uk /AnnotatedListExtinct2.htm   (6287 words)

 Audubon WatchList - Ivory-billed Woodpecker
Despite numerous unconfirmed sightings and much searching, including an extensive search in the bottomlands of Louisiana in 2002, the Ivory-billed Woodpecker was thought to be extinct until it was sighted recently along the Cache River in Arkansas in 2004 and 2005.
It was thought to be extinct until it was recently seen in Arkansas.
The Ivory-bill never occurred in high densities and became increasingly restricted to smaller and smaller areas as habitat was destroyed throughout the 19th and 20th centuries.
audubon2.org /webapp/watchlist/viewSpecies.jsp?id=110   (873 words)

 97.01.03: La Presencia africana en el Caribe: Un análisis de la poes’a afroantillana (The African Presence in the ...
The Harlem Renaissance was the first period in the history of the United States in which a group of fl poets, authors, and essayists seized the opportunity to express themselves.
He states that although Palés Matos was initially influenced by the generación de 98 and the poetry of Antonio Machado, he developed his own style when he wrote fl poetry: “.
Glossaries and vocabulary in African-Antillean poetry As stated in the introductory part of this unit, the poetry of Luis Palés Matos is usually accompanied by glossaries to explain the African words and references.
www.yale.edu /ynhti/curriculum/units/1997/1/97.01.03.x.html   (6545 words)

 Religion of History's 100 Most Influential People
Other philosophers on this list made contributions which had an impact on religion but are not founders of a religion or branch of religion.
To a point the creation of such a list is as you point out subjective, and subject to the bias of the individual or group that prepare it.
My choice of Muhammad to lead the list of the world's most influential persons may surprise some readers and may be questioned by others, but he was the only man in history who was supremely successful on both the religious and secular levels...
www.adherents.com /adh_influ.html   (4305 words)

 X EN854O2/MAN 4.4ac (fr 6th)
Washington, D. State, province, and federal listings of endangered, threatened and rare species may vary because areas encompass different habitat conditions within their boundaries.
An animal or plant may have been lost within one state's boundaries, but may be abundant in another, and therefore not considered threatened.
Ask for a list of animals in your state or province which are classified endangered, critically endangered, threatened, rare, extinct, and peripheral.
www.utm.edu /departments/ed/cece/x/xen854o2.htm   (1117 words)

Fisher, C. Specimens of extinct, endangered or rare birds in the Merseyside County Museums, Liverpool.
The Nature Conservancy is a non-governmental conservation organization, but like SSC, they have an interest in producing lists of species according to "conservation status rank." TNC is in the process of making this listing available through a database.
Hawaii's Extinct Species --A listing of extinct plants, birds, insects, and snails from Hawaii, sponsored by the Bishop Museum.
creo.amnh.org /resources.html   (2513 words)

 Mastery Club
List 10 common nouns and 10 proper nouns.
List 10 words that have 10 different prefixes.
List the books and authors nominated for this year's 2006-2007 William Allen White Award for 3rd-5th grade readers.
www.bv229.k12.ks.us /LVE_3rdGrade/mastery_club.htm   (648 words)

 Extinct Bird Species in the United States   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Last year the World Wildlife Fund announced that 50,000 species were going extinct every year and the main cause was commercial logging (Press Conference, Geneva, March 11, 1996) Over the past year I have challenged them to name just one species that has become extinct due to forestry.
This is Bachman's warbler which is not extinct but is endangered due, it is thought, to loss of habitat, presumably by clearing.
This is the passenger pigeon which everyone knows was extincted by over-hunting and had nothing to do with logging.
www.metla.fi /archive/forest/1997/09/msg00107.html   (269 words)

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