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National capitals were arguably less important as military objectives in other parts of the world including the West, due to socioeconomic trends toward localized authority, a strategic modus operandi especially popular after the development of feudalism and reaffirmed by the development of democratic and capitalistic philosophies.
Unlike medieval capitals, which were declared wherever a monarch held his or her court, the selection, relocation, founding or capture of a modern capital city is an emotional affair.
The capital naturally attracts the politically motivated and those whose skills are needed for efficient administration of government such as lawyers, journalists, and public policy researchers. /en/Capital_(government).htm   (1235 words)

 Text Only Version -- National Register of Historic Places Pipestone, Minnesota Travel Itinerary
In the late 1970s Pipestone's historic and architectural significance was recognized by its listing as a historic district in the National Register of Historic Places.
We also have one of the two Federal National Monuments in Minnesota, which is a "must see" when you visit.
From this union descended the nation of the Lakota Oyate, the eagle nation. /nr/travel/pipestone/textonly.htm   (16186 words)

 List of national capitals - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of national capitals of the world in alphabetical order.
List of capitals and larger cities by country
list of countries whose capital is not their largest city /wiki/List_of_national_capitals   (85 words)

 list of extinct states - Article and Reference from
The Kingdom of Hawaii was unified in 1810 under Kamehameha I, and was recognized by the United States as an independent nation from 1826 until January 17, 1893.
Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth (or The Commonwealth of the Two Nations) partitioned in 1772-1795 among Russia, Prussia and Austria.
United Provinces of Central America also known as United States of Central America-- independent 1823; fell apart into separate states in civil war 1838-1840. /encyclopedia/list-of-extinct-states   (2901 words)

Cetinje is the former royal capital of Montenegro and the seat of the throne. /index.php?title=Cetinje&action=edit   (74 words)

 North Korea and the United States: Declassified Documents from Reagan to Clinton
As summarized in the analysis, Pyongyang’s “counterproductive” actions are seen as driven by a combination of historical and personal factors: the regime’s belief that in international relations compromise equals capitulation, as well as by Kim Il-Sung’s and his son Kim Chong-Il’s perception of foreign pressures as personal tests of their legitimacy.
Second is the challenge of coordinating national positions among the U.S. and its partners, highlighted by the apparent split between Washington and Seoul on the legitimacy of Pyongyang’s desire for a civilian nuclear energy program.
In this memorandum, Stapleton Roy attempts to provide Secretary of State Albright with some historical perspective on the historic North-South summit in Pyongyang. /~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB164   (3261 words)

 History of writing, western civilization, Roman capitals, Uncial, Carolingian, Italic
A number of national lowercase styles were emerging.
This would include Pointed Brush Script whose letterfoms do draw from the historical letterforms of western civilization but the instrument used to make the forms (the pointed brush) has its origins in eastern civilizations who use the brush to make characters - not letters.
History of writing, western civilization, Roman capitals, Uncial, Carolingian, Italic /History_of_writing.html   (358 words)

 U.S. Catholic Bishops - Social Development & World Peace
Nationally, one in ten African American males is in prison, on probation, or on parole.
We oppose capital punishment not just for what it does to those guilty of horrible crimes, but for how it affects society; moreover, we have alternative means today to protect society from violent people.
And we join with those who are working to end the death penalty—in their witness at prisons as people are executed, in state capitals across our land, in courtrooms and prisons around the nation, and in Congress, where efforts to abolish or limit the death penalty are being debated. /sdwp/criminal.htm   (13917 words)

 Guides to Russian History
This catalog lists the holdings of eighteenth century Russian books in the libraries of the Russian Federation, specifically the State Historical Library (GPIB), the Russian National Library, the Russian State Library, the library of the Academy of Sciences (BAN) and the library at Moscow State University.
Rather, the goal is to list sources that can act as finding aids for historical research and to make the scholar aware of the range of sources available.
It is primarily a list of 139 sources that are used throughout the rest of the volume. /spx/class/SubjectResources/SubSourRus/rushistbib.htm   (6309 words)

At this time, plans were already being made to move the national capital from Lagos to Nigeria, but at the time, it was draining on the economy.
There became a lot of unrest in the nation, hundreds of demonstrators were killed, human rights and pro-democracy activists were arrested, and opposition newspapers were shut down.
In 1974, Gowon broke his promise to return the nation to civilian rule, and in July of 1975, there was another military coup to overtake him (Gowon was not killed, for a change. /govt_history.html   (2663 words)

 The main Irish archaeological and historical journals
The contents lists provided for some of these journals are based on the headings of the articles themselves rather than the contents pages.
The journal of the Mallow Archaeological and Historical Society, dedicated to the area round the town of Mallow, in the northern part of County Cork.
The local historical journal for County Donegal, at the north-west corner of Ireland. /~tbreen/journals.html   (1805 words)

 Eavesdropping on Hell: Historical Guide to Western Communications Intelligence and the Holocaust, 1939-1945
Although something of a historical narrative of the Holocaust is presented in the last chapter of this guide, it is meant to be a selected summary of the available information from COMINT records.
First of all, when we talk of an Allied system, we are really describing two distinct national systems, that of the United States and Great Britain.
The JHR is the publication of the Institute for Historical review, which is a loosely organized scholarly association ostensibly dedicated to revisionism of conventional historical interpretations. /publications/publi00044.cfm   (18136 words)

 Minuteman National Blog
The nation's television screens many days recently have been filled with scenes of huge crowds carrying the colorful green and red flag of Mexico viewers could well have thought it was a national holiday in Mexico City.
But the National Council of La Raza succeeded in raking in over $15.2 million in federal grants last year alone, of which $7.9 million was in U.S. Department of Education grants for Charter Schools, and undisclosed amounts were for get-out-the-vote efforts supporting La Raza political positions.
Before the world, before all of North America, before all our brothers in the bronze continent, we are a nation, we are a union of free pueblos, we are Aztlan. /b2/index.php/national   (5229 words)

 Song Dynasty -- Political, Social, Cultural, Historical Analysis Of China
General Yue Fei was a national hero during the times of Jurchen invasion.
This is an internet version of my writings on "Historical China", "Republican China", and "Communist China".
Later, Tului sons exterminated the ruling of Ogedei descendants and diminished the domain of Ogedei descendants, and Chagadai domain was curtailed; Hulegu was given the territories beyond the Oxus River and the Hindu Kush. /song.htm   (8486 words)

 Lighting A Revolution: Graphics list for 20th century section
Listed below are the graphics displayed in the 20th century section of the exhibition.
Tungsten-halogen lamps were used to mark the national capitals on the sphere.
Flowers in front of the National Museum of American History /lighting/scripts/s20g.htm   (789 words)

 Facts about cetinje
See also: List of cities in Montenegro, List of national capitals/Historical list of national capitals
Cetinje is a city in southern Montenegro, formerly Montenegrin capital. /Facts/cetinje.html   (56 words)

 North Korea and Nuclear Weapons: The Declassified U.S. Record
To contribute to public understanding about this potential crisis and its historical roots, The National Security Archive is releasing the first in a planned series of Electronic Briefing Books on U.S. policies toward the Korean Peninsula.
This report contains information on the August 31, 1998 Taepo Dong 1 launch and its implications, the controversial 1998 national intelligence estimate on the ballistic missile threat to the United States.
This brief article, possibly from the National Intelligence Daily, notes that a new nuclear research reactor is being built at the Yongbyon Nuclear Research Center. /~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB87   (2902 words)

 Connecticut History Resources
National Archives and Records Administration – Includes information on the holdings and services of National Archives branches nationwide and information on genealogical resources, veteran’s service records, and microfilm publications.
A List of Names included in the State Library Collection of Biographical Sketches, an index to the Library's 79 volume set of biographical pamphlets including sermons, discourses, biographies, memoirs, etc.
Includes the full texts of The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 1847-1994, The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633; and Legislators of the Massachusetts General Court, 1691-1780; vital records of many Massachusetts towns to 1850; and transcriptions of manuscripts and diaries, military records, Bible records, and church records. /history.htm   (1992 words)

 Tet Offensive, Vietnam 1968
With a limited staff and a lengthy list of collection requirements, NAVFORV intelligence personnel could expend only a small portion of their efforts seeking evidence of an unprecedented, coordinated, country-wide attack such as the Tet Offensive.
James C. Graham, a CIA employee who served on the Board of National Estimates, recalled, "I think that there was an intelligence failure at Tet, but I think it was composed of many elements...
Not only are other nationals quite pleased and flattered to find Americans who speak their language, there are important operational requirements as would prevent to a greater extent conversations by Vietnamese "around" the advisor. /wars/tetintel.htm   (3182 words)

 Urban Operations - An Historical Casebook
Cushman later recalled, “I wasn’t about to open up on the old palace and all the historical buildings there.”[19] As a result, limitations were imposed on the use of artillery and close air support to minimize collateral damage.
Security within the city itself was primarily the responsibility of the National Police.
It was the old imperial capital and served as the cultural and intellectual center of Vietnam. /military/library/report/2002/MOUTWilbanks.htm   (12818 words)

 Turks.US Daily News - World Cultural Heritage and Turkey
UNESCO shapes cultural policies all over the world, especially with its collection of national treasures of its member states on the "World Cultural Heritage Site" -- which is a much praised list of historical and cultural submissions from its members.
Spain has 38 properties on the list as a result of such efforts; Germany and France each have 28, Italy 27 and Britain have 25 properties all recognised by UNESCO as sufficient for inclusion on the list.
The inclusion of these treasures is determined by a coordinated action of official representatives in Paris, with the national committees of the member states supported by lobbying activities. /article.php?story=20040723065507387   (609 words)

 The Garífuna @
“This declaration is of benefit to all countries where Garífuna people live, but it also implies a responsibility.” To see a list of all the endangered cultures named this year, go to the UNESCO website at intangible_heritage.
Collins, G.N. “Dumboy, the National Dish of Liberia,” National Geographic (January 1911), 84-88.
--> Davidson, William V. Historical Geography of the Bay Islands, Honduras. /ngm/data/2001/09/01/html/ft_20010901.6.html   (1042 words)

 World Almanac for Kids
The Boston Harbor Light Station on Little Brewster Island is the last light station in the U.S. to have an official lighthouse keeper—all the rest are automated.
Kilauea, a volcano in the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, has been erupting continuously since January 1983.
Click on any state or on the list below for data and facts galore! /explore/states.html   (133 words)

 Alliance Starts Plan to Improve Land Trusts (
A national conservation group announced yesterday that it is launching a $3 million program to improve ethics and governance at the nation's 1,500 land trusts.
The Land Trust Alliance, the nation's leading association of conservation organizations, is bankrolling the effort largely through a $1 million challenge grant from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.
Independently, the IRS is conducting an extensive audit of the Nature Conservancy, perhaps the largest easement-holding organization in the nation. /wp-dyn/articles/A2520-2005Apr19.html   (600 words)

 list of country capitals
List of historical national capitals; List of capitals of
List of countries and capitals in native languages.
The Russian Hitler: a stunning election result by Vladimir Zhirinovsky and his ultranationalist party is ringing alarm bells among Russia's neighours and /list-of-country-capitals.html   (456 words)

 Nashville Public Library - History Links
by Ben Cahoon - Comprehensive list of world leaders, heads of U.S. Government Departments, heads of religious organizations arranged by region and country, with dates of birth and death, and additional information on flags, maps, anthems, and political parties.
National Society of Sons of the American Revolution
National Center for the Study of Civil Rights and African American Culture /Links/Recommended/History.html   (1070 words)

 The Geography Guide
Here's a list of interesting material on world travel, including the State Department's list of places you should stay clear of.
Poland is quickly gaining on France, however, having shot up in recent years from 27th to 10th place on the list of hot tourist destinations.
What is the most populous/largest capital city in Africa? /spot/99geography1.html   (465 words)

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