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  List of islands - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
List of islands of Antarctica and the Southern Ocean
List of islands of the Republic of China (Taiwan)
List of islands of Indonesia, Islands of Indonesia
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_islands   (227 words)

  
 United States - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
The United States is 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, American 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.
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/u/n/i/United_States_09d4.html   (5935 words)

  
 List of Member States   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Following is the list of the 192 Member States of the United Nations with dates on which they joined the Organization.
The Republic of Montenegro was admitted as a Member of the United Nations by General Assembly resolution 60/264 of 28 June 2006.
United Republic of Tanzania -- (14 Dec. 1961)
www.un.org /Overview/unmember.html   (1003 words)

  
 United States   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The United States also holds several other districts and possessions notably the federal district of the District of Columbia which is the nation's capital and 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 of the wealth of the country controlled a small fraction of the population which disproportionate cultural and political influence on the of the nation.
The United States is also a great of higher education boasting more than 1 universities colleges and other institutions of higher learning top tier of which may be considered be among the most prestigious and advanced the world.
www.freeglossary.com /United_States   (2576 words)

  
 United States   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
However, the structure of the nation was profoundly changed in 1788, when the states replaced the Articles of Confederation with the United States Constitution; the date on which each of the original 13 states adopted the Constitution is typically regarded as the date that state "entered the Union" (became part of the United States).
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.
abcworld.net /United_States.html   (6108 words)

  
 List of United States Congressional districts - dKosopedia
List of United States Congressional districts - dKosopedia
This is a complete list of congressional districts for representation in the United States House of Representatives.
As of the 2000 census, each district has an average population of 630,070 people; the smallest district (495,304 people) is the at large district of Wyoming, the largest is the at large district of Montana (905,316).
www.dkosopedia.com /wiki/List_of_United_States_Congressional_districts   (220 words)

  
 Small Island Developing States Network: List of Islands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
are small island and low-lying coastal countries that share similar sustainable development challenges, including small population, lack of resources, remoteness, susceptibility to natural disasters, excessive dependence on international trade and vulnerability to global developments.
The United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD), in the context of its Multi-Year thematic Programme of Work, continuously reviews the implementation of the Barbados Programme of Action (4th session, in 1996, and its 6th session, in 1998).
At present, fifty-one small island developing States and territories are included in the list used by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs in monitoring the progress in the implementation of the Barbados Programme of Action.
www.sidsnet.org /2.html   (405 words)

  
 Faleomavaega Introduces Naturalization Bill   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
“Under the Immigration and Nationality Act, persons born in Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands are citizens of the United States at birth.
Persons born in the U.S. Territory of American Samoa are nationals of the United States, but not citizens, at birth,” Congressman Faleomavaega said.
On February 20, 1929, the United States ratified the Treaty of Cession of Tutuila and the Treaty of Cession of Manu’a.”
www.house.gov /apps/list/press/as00_faleomavaega/naturalization.html   (380 words)

  
 U.S. Navy - Carriers: List of carriers
Stricken from the Navy List 1 Jun 1973.
Stricken from the Navy List 1 Jun 1970.
Stricken from the Navy List 1 Jun 1967.
www.chinfo.navy.mil /navpalib/ships/carriers/cv-list1.html   (802 words)

  
 Top20UnitedStates.com - Your Top20 Guide to United States!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
After attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on September 11, 2001, the United States and other allied nations started what they called the "War on Terrorism" and later the pre-emptive war in Iraq.
The largest trading partner of the United States is Canada (20%), followed by Mexico (12%), China (11%) and Japan (8%).
The United States is generally a very diverse country racially.
www.top20unitedstates.com   (4194 words)

  
 Visa Waiver Program (VWP)
The purpose of their stay in the United States is 90 days or less for tourism or business (if in doubt, travelers should check with the nearest Embassy or Consulate to verify that what they plan to do is considered tourism or business.
Note that foreign media representatives planning to engage in that vocation in the United States are not eligible, as the purpose of their stay does not qualify as “business”.
Because of the October 26, 2004 requirement that passport data be presented in machine-readable format, children included in family or parents’ passports may be denied visa-free entry into the United States since only the primary traveler’s biographic data is included in the machine-readable zone of the passport.
travel.state.gov /visa/temp/without/without_1990.html   (2262 words)

  
 List of islands of the United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Buck Island - historical - Columbus City, Marshall County
Marsh Island - historical - Assawoman Bay, Sussex County
Machias Seal Island (disputed land, claimed by the United States and Canada)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_islands_of_the_United_States   (57 words)

  
 Following is the list of the 189 Member States of the United Nations with
Following is the list of the 189 Member States of the United Nations with
Following is the list of 187 Member States of the United Nations (of 189) with
United States of America -- (24 Oct. 1945)NA Uruguay -- (18 Dec. 1945) SA bekistan -- (2 Mar. 1992) AS Vanuatu -- (15 Sep. 1981) PA Venezuela -- (15 Nov. 1945) SA Viet Nam -- (20 Sep. 1977) AS Yemen -- (30 Sep. 1947) ME Yugoslavia -- (1 Nov. 2000) EU
www.unlv.edu /faculty/hhc/UnitedNationsList.htm   (482 words)

  
 FAO - Small Island Developing States (SIDS)
Countries known collectively as Small Island Developing States (SIDS) have in common their smallness and insularity which, often, also indicates their vulnerability.
These small island and low-lying coastal countries are subject to structural vulnerability that affects their productivity, development and cooperation policies.
Since SIDS were identified as a special group during the 1992 Earth Summit, a number of internationally agreed development goals have been formulated to address SIDS vulnerabilities and to build resistance and sustainability.
www.fao.org /sids   (253 words)

  
 Study Abroad in United States
The United States, bordered by Canada to the North, and Mexico to the South, possesses a diverse landscape, ranging from the rugged Rocky Mountains and deserts in the west, to flat plains of the mid-west to the long sandy coast lines along the Atlantic and Pacific shores.
The country is divided into 50 states and is home to many large metropolitan cities like New York, Los Angeles, Miami, and Denver to name a few.
Since the United States is such a large country, we have listed some attractions in the Denver area and in Florida where our Spanish language programs are located.
www.amerispan.com /country/United_States/27   (408 words)

  
 Find in a Library: 1990 housing highlights : Virgin Islands of the United States.
Subjects: Homeowners -- Virgin Islands of the United States -- Statistics.
Rental housing -- Virgin Islands of the United States -- Statistics.
Housing surveys -- Virgin Islands of the United States.
worldcatlibraries.org /wcpa/ow/d9150280664a561ba19afeb4da09e526.html   (106 words)

  
 United States Directory of the churches of Christ
United States Directory of the churches of Christ
If your State, Province, or County as known in your country is not listed in our Directory of the churches of Christ, click here to have your congregation listed.
Click here to update or list your congregation in our directory of the churches of Christ.
church-of-christ.org /churches/United_States/United_States.htm   (85 words)

  
 United States Minor Outlying Islands
By process of elimination from the list of US territories that have their own ISO codes, the U.S. Minor Outlying Islands consist of Baker Island, Howland Island, Jarvis Island, Johnston Atoll, Kingman Reef, Midway Island, Navassa Island, Palmyra Atoll, and Wake Atoll.
During the westward expansion of the United States, the territorial form of government was typically a stepping stone to full statehood and full representation in Congress.
For a Territory to become a State the people must petition for it, the U.S. Congress must provide an Enabling Act to allow the people to draw up their own constitution, and that constitution must be approved by the U.S. Congress and President.
www.fotw.net /flags/um.html   (434 words)

  
 NationMaster - American Crime statistics
Russia has almost twice as many judges and magistrates as the United States.
Meanwhile, the United States has 8 times as much crime.
The United States puts 0.7 % of its population in Prison - a vastly higher percentage than any other nation.
www.nationmaster.com /country/us-united-states/cri-crime   (569 words)

  
 Information About Manu'a Islands, American Samoa, United States South Pacific Territory
I hope also that the information provided is enough for you to decide on making the Manu’a islands your destination when you visit the South Pacific.
Geographically, as part of American Samoa, these Islands sit on the peripheral both politically and economically.
The web site for the Vaoto motel on the Ofu Island shows a little bit of what's to be expected.
www.geocities.com /imanua   (520 words)

  
 Background Notes
These publications include facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations of independent states, some dependencies, and areas of special sovereignty.
The Background Notes are updated/revised by the Office of Electronic Information and Publications of the Bureau of Public Affairs as they are received from the Department's regional bureaus and are added to the database of the Department of State website you are now using.
You can subscribe to an email list to receive Background Notes.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn   (206 words)

  
 United States: 8895 newspapers and other news sources, Kidon Media-Link
United States: 8895 newspapers and other news sources, Kidon Media-Link
N.B. Cities are often listed in their own language (i.e.
Kidon Media-Link, and the people behind it, are not responsible for problems resulting from the use of information on these pages.
www.kidon.com /media-link/us.php   (69 words)

  
 U.S. ISLANDS AWARDS PROGRAM - Islands List Main
SPECIAL NOTE: The State, Number, Name, and Location pages have all been replaced by one page, the Island Directory page.
The Island Directory page was created by merging all the information from the State and Location pages.
And, the ability to sort on any column within a State was added.
www.usislands.org /usi-list-main.html   (130 words)

  
 Web U.S. Higher Education
In addition to institutional links in the lists above, users within the utexas.edu domain can download catalogs from U.S. universities, community colleges, and professional schools provided by CollegeSource in PDF format.
Accreditation by one of these bodies is the basis for recognition of degrees and acceptance of transfer credit at UT Austin, and for inclusion in the Web U.S. Higher Education lists.
Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools - Commission on Higher Education...accredits institutions in Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands.
www.utexas.edu /world/univ   (247 words)

  
 Libraries in the United States
Select a state from the map of list of states to see academic, government, public, and special libraries in that state.
If your library isn't listed in the libcat directory, please use the add/update form to get it listed fast.
Select state from the map or from the following list of states.
www.librarysites.info   (120 words)

  
 Where You Live | Fish Advisories | US EPA
Links are to State, Territory, and Tribal Fish Advisory Programs or to the Agencies that administer them.
The following State links go to PDF files (about this format) Hawaii, Missouri, and Tennessee.
Choose a state or territory from the map below or the list to the right.
epa.gov /waterscience/fish/states.htm   (63 words)

  
 Green Party of the United States | State Green Parties
Subscribe to GreenLine to receive our email newsletter and other updates from GP.org.
Click to visit a state Green Party website.
PUERTO RICO - GUAM - U.S. State Green Party affiliation list.
www.gp.org /states.shtml   (32 words)

  
 The Official James Web Site : Mailing List Sign Up   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Official James Web Site : Mailing List Sign Up Simply fill in the information below and we'll send the latest news and information about James directly to your inbox!
This is a free service provided to keep fans up to date on what's happening with the band.
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