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  Member FAQs
State legislatures pass laws determining the physical boundaries of congressional districts, within certain constraints established by the Congress and Supreme Court (through its reapportionment and redistricting rulings).
Procedures governing vacancies occurring during the second session of a Congress differ from state to state, and are largely dependent on the amount of time intervening between the vacancy and the next general election.
The Speaker acts as leader of the House and combines several roles: the institutional role of presiding officer and administrative head of the House, the partisan role of leader of the majority party in the House, and the representative role of an elected Member of the House.
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 Marxist Theory of the State
The nature of the state as an instrument of class domination is less evident than at the time of the reign of the classical bourgeoisie, when the relationships between the different groups exercising state functions were just as transparent as in the feudal era.
Second, the state is an entity created by society for the surveillance of the everyday functioning of social life; it is at the service of the ruling class for the purpose of maintaining the domination of that class.
The very fact that the state survives proves that social conflicts remain, that the condition of relative scarcity of goods remains the hallmark of that vast period in human history between absolute poverty (the condition during primitive communism) and plenty (the condition of the future socialist society).
www.geocities.com /mnsocialist/mandel-state.html   (8330 words)

  Civil War Flags
A new state, Kansas, was admitted to the Union before Fort Sumpter was fired upon 12-14 April 1861, but the flag incorporating a star to represent Kansas had not yet become official.
On 29 January 1861, the state of Kansas was admitted to the union and a new flag became official on 4 July 1861.
A new flag was authorized to represent the addition of the new state and became offical on 4 July 1863.
www.fortunecity.com /victorian/museum/63/flags/main.html   (1737 words)

 [CTRL] [15a] Treason in America -- From Aaron Burr to Averell
Their stated object was to prevent possible Spanish emancipation of Cuba's fl slaves; Cuba would have been added to the political base of the U.S. slave South.
Thus Schell was in charge of the United States Customs operations for New York, and was in a position to notice, or not to notice, that ships were embarking from his bailiwick for the enslavement of tens of thousands of fls, and the included, usual deaths of thousands of them in transit.
In stating this argument in favor of freedom, "peacefully if we can, forcibly if we must," let me not be misunderstood....(31) New York in Wartime The city council rejected Wood's proposal for treason, and it may be said with confidence that the vast majority of New Yorkers, merchants and workers, were loyal to the Union.
www.mail-archive.com /ctrl@listserv.aol.com/msg11717.html   (7458 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Main Page
The United States federal courts are the system of courts organized under the Constitution and laws of the federal government of the United States.
It is one of the most quoted speeches in United States history.
Year 1863 (MDCCCLXIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar).
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United States, 511 U.S. A historical examination of the right to bear arms, from English antecedents to the drafting of the Second Amendment, bears proof that the right to bear arms has consistently been, and should still be, construed as an individual right.
It is absurd that a boilerplate state court divorce order can collaterally and automatically extinguish a law-abiding citizen's Second Amendment rights, particularly when neither the judge issuing the order, nor the parties nor their attorneys are aware of the federal criminal penalties arising from firearm possession after entry of the restraining order.
United States Gypsum Co., 438 U.S. However, eliminating the mens rea requirement is such a fundamental departure from longstanding principles of criminal law that courts have demanded an indication of legislative intent to do so.
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 List of United States military history events Information
The second Barbary War was declared against the United States by the Dey of Algiers of the Barbary states, an act not reciprocated by the United States.
Four United States vessels demonstrated and landed various parties (one of 200 marines and sailors) to discourage piracy and the slave trade along the Ivory Coast, and to punish attacks by the natives on American seamen and shipping.
Invasion of Dominican Republic The United States intervened to protect lives and property during a Dominican revolt and sent 20,000 US troops as fears grew that the revolutionary forces were coming increasingly under Communist control.
www.bookrags.com /wiki/List_of_United_States_military_history_events   (9014 words)

 Texas Department of State Health Services, Public Health Preparedness, History   (Site not responding. Last check: )
However, in the 17 th century, the existing lack of knowledge about how disease was transmitted, coupled with the lack of knowledge about how to direct a disease so that it only affected the enemy, made the use of disease as a weapon seem improbable.
In 1925, the United States was one of the nations that signed the Geneva Protocol, prohibiting the use of chemical or biological agents.
As the leaders of Unit 731 saw Japan heading for defeat, they burned their records, destroyed their facilities, and fled to Tokyo.
www.dshs.state.tx.us /preparedness/bioterrorism/public/history   (5650 words)

 Indiana State Archives - Civil War Resources
A list of claims made against the state for damages incurred during Confederate General John H. Morgan's 1863 raid into Indiana is available on microfilm.
Listed county by county, the name of each claimant and the type and value of goods lost are given.
The Indiana State Library does have the Index to the Pension Files available on microfilm in their Genealogy Division.
www.in.gov /icpr/archives/databases/civilwar/resource.html   (1125 words)

 Crichton Thriller State of Fear
State of Fear uses graphs that don’t show a warming trend.
This pattern of warming and cooling in the U.S. may be part of a worldwide pattern: while most of the earth has warmed, the regions that are downwind from major sources of air pollution (specifically sulfur dioxide emissions) have generally cooled (Figure 1).
State of Fear characters suggest that the “urban heat island effect” may be responsible not only for heating in cities but also for global warming.
www.ucsusa.org /global_warming/science/crichton-thriller-state-of-fear.html   (2302 words)

 State Library Publications List
The Texas State Library and Archives Commission produces and distributes more than 300 publications to inform and assist librarians and library users, genealogists, historians, members of state government, records managers, and the general public.
State Library publications are available in paper and microform as noted below.
State Library publications are available in alternate format upon request.
www.tsl.state.tx.us /pubs/tslpublist.html   (1172 words)

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By October 1863 she had been chartered for operation with the Texas Marine Department [See Annex III] under the Superintendent of Transports, J. Sterrett, and was operating effectively, one of six such shallow draft steamers in Galveston Bay.
Str ALLIANCE was listed by the Commander of the Federal North Atlantic Blockade Squadron in January 1863 as being fitted out and purchased by the Confederate States to run the blockade at Wilmington.
She was still on the wanted list of the Union Fleet in December of the same year, said to be very active on sea lanes running from Nassau and Bermuda to Wilmington and other Atlantic ports of the Confederacy.
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But her slow passage did not deter the United States from arranging to have her libeled at Nassau, 13 December 1864, and MARY was not released again until after war's end, 30 May 1865.
Str ALLIANCE was listed by the Commander of the Federal North Atlantic Blockade Squadron in January 1863 as being fitted out and purchased by the Confederate States to run the blockade at Wilmington.
She was still on the wanted list of the Union Fleet in December of the same year, said to be very active on sea lanes running from Nassau and Bermuda to Wilmington and other Atlantic ports of the Confederacy.
www.ibiblio.org /pub/academic/history/marshall/military/civil_war_usa/C.S.N./a.txt   (5208 words)

 Chronicles of Oklahoma
It was listed as "fl-tail" buckskin and was assumed to be from the Rocky Mountain country.
He was a prominent member of the Agency community before the opening of the Comanche-Kiowa lands and he was recognized as a community leader even after that community was superseded by the municipality of Anadarko in the early years of the 20th Century, serving for years as president of one of the local banks.
During the residence of my family and myself at Fort Sill, it was our pleasure to meet and mingle with many of the army officers stationed at the post and to find some delightful friendships among them and the members of their respective families.
digital.library.okstate.edu /Chronicles/v014/v014p135.html   (7980 words)

 TWC Adopted Rule Chapter 801. Local Workforce Development Boards
The amendments, new rules and repeal are adopted to assure compliance with state and federal statutory requirements regarding Boards, to clarify changes resulting from the change from the JTPA to the WIA, and to assist Boards in complying with state and federal law.
In response, the Commission states that the WIA recognizes the strides made in the development of Texas' workforce investment system as designed by the Texas Legislature in House Bill 1863, and specifically provides for exemptions from WIA that authorize the state to maintain many features of House Bill 1863.
The commenter stated concern about the legality of requesting and requiring such information from a Board nominee and the potential elimination of individuals who are unwilling or unable to provide this information.
www.twc.state.tx.us /twcinfo/rules/19992000/00adopch801.html   (5963 words)

 Cambodia (10/06)
The executive branch comprises the king, who is head of state; an appointed prime minister; seven deputy prime ministers, 15 senior ministers, 28 ministers, 135 secretaries of state, and 146 undersecretaries of state.
This aid was used primarily to repair damage caused by Cambodia’s war of independence from France, to support internal security forces, and for the construction of an all-weather road to the seaport of Sihanoukville, which gave Cambodia its first direct access to the sea and access to the southwestern hinterlands.
The United States supports efforts in Cambodia to combat terrorism, build democratic institutions, promote human rights, foster economic development, eliminate corruption, achieve the fullest possible accounting for Americans missing from Indochina conflict, and to bring to justice those most responsible for serious violations of international humanitarian law committed under the Khmer Rouge regime.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/2732.htm   (5274 words)

 Phi Gamma Delta's Political Leaders
We note territorial, state, provincial and federal supreme court judges, attorney generals, legislators, cabinet members, constitutional convention delegates, and presidential electors.
State and federal political party positions and national convention delegates are also included.
George, Russell L. (Colorado State 1968) State Representative 1992-2000, State Speaker of the House 1999, Colorado.
www.phigam.org /history/Lists/Politics/politicos.htm   (8042 words)

 This Week in the Civil War August 30,1863
The State of Texas, which has hitherto been almost entirely free from the presence of the enemy, is now threatened with invasion by four columns-one from the Indian Territory, one from Arkansas, and two from Louisiana---and the presence of every man capable of bearing arms is needed in the field.
I at once set out from this post..., and crossed the Rio Grande, and went to the point where the Guerrero soldiers and banditti had their skirmish, and, finding nobody there, took the trail of Zapata's party, and followed it to within a short distance of Mier, when..., I found the camp of the banditti.
I directed the non-commissioned officers...to select the leaders of the banditti, all of whom were known to them, and without delay attack the scoundrels.
www.civilweek.com /1863/aug3063.htm   (4371 words)

 Books About the Southern States
Unionists and Confederates, politicians, generals, naval officers, authors, and civilians are listed along with photos of the tombstones and gravesites.
The descendents of these immigrants are hardly aware that their ancestors participated in a unique attempt to organize and channel Jewish immigration.
Lists officers and members from 1852 to 1952.
www.jonathansheppardbooks.com /Booklists/southernstates_books.htm   (4685 words)

 Timeline 1862-1863
The proclamation stated that slaves in any of the states in rebellion against the Union would be freed if the states had not returned to the Union by January 1, 1863.
1863 May 13, The 54th Massachusetts was mustered in and was the first fl regiment recruited in the North; it suffered 109 battle deaths in the war.
1863 Dec 2, Charles Ringling, one of the 7 Ringling brothers of circus fame, was born.
www.timelines.ws /1862_1863.HTML   (14864 words)

1860 1861 1862 - 1863 - 1864 1865 1866
* June 20 - West Virginia is admitted as the 35th U.S. state.
* November 27 - American Civil War: Confederate cavalry leader John Hunt Morgan and several of his men escape the Ohio state prison and return safely to the South.
www.wapipedia.org /wikipedia/topic.aspx?cur_title=1863   (1370 words)

 History & Genealogy - Bibliographies - Core List of TN Books
A brief, illustrated history of the state from earliest times to the era of civil rights.
A tour guide to the state, also featuring Tennessee's contributions to the arts and a narrative history of the state.
A discussion of slavery in TN from the last quarter of the l7th century to the granting of full citizenship and suffrage to all fls with the adoption of a new state constitution in 1870.
www.state.tn.us /tsla/history/bibliographies/corelist.htm   (3046 words)

 Timeline Mississippi
1863 Jun 10, At the Battle of Brice's Crossroads in Mississippi, Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest with 3,500 troops defeated the Union troops of 8,000.
1863 Jul 10-Jul 16, In the Battle of Jackson, MS, federals captured Jackson with 1000 casualties vs. 1339 for the Confederates.
Later Grant Boyette (18) was identified as the leader of the Kroth cult, a Satanist group with a plan of destruction and killing.
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 U.S. Senate: Art & History Home > People > Officers & Staff > President Pro Tempore
The vice president of the United States is designated as the president of the Senate.
By 1945, most Washington observers regarded the majority leader as the Senate's functional equivalent of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, while the president pro tempore had become more of a ceremonial office.
Note: In March, 1890, the Senate adopted a resolution stating that presidents pro tempore would hold office continuously until the election of another president pro tempore, rather than being elected for the period in which the vice president was absent.
www.senate.gov /artandhistory/history/common/briefing/President_Pro_Tempore.htm   (2490 words)

 Museum - Office of Cultural & Historical Programs
He moved to Washington, D.C., in 1861 as an employee of the Treasury Department and was sent to Florida by President Abraham Lincoln in 1863 as a tax commissioner to deal with seized Confederate property.
Harrison Reed's administration was a stormy one because he had to cope with a number of factions within his political party, the Republicans.
Two serious attempts to impeach him originated with leaders of his own party.
dhr.dos.state.fl.us /museum/collections/governors/about.cfm?id=16   (194 words)

 Internation Red Cross
On July 18, Ruegger asked North Korea for a list of prisoners and told Pak Hen Yen that the U.N. forces held several hundred communist prisoners who were being treated well.
On Aug. 16, Pak Hen Yen transmitted to Geneva a list of 50 prisoners at the Pyongyang prison camp.
Ruegger wrote for lists of prisoners killed and revealed the exact latitude and longitude of camps in South Korea, hoping for cooperation.
www.state.nj.us /military/korea/factsheets/redcrint.html   (1114 words)

 SSC - TEKS and TAKS - TEKS - Grade 4
Students identify the contributions of people of various racial, ethnic, and religious groups to Texas and describe the impact of science and technology on life in the state.
The student understands the causes and effects of the Texas Revolution, the Republic of Texas, and the annexation of Texas to the United States.
(E) identify leaders important to the founding of Texas as a republic and state, including Sam Houston, Mirabeaur Lamar, and Anson Jones.
www.tea.state.tx.us /ssc/teks_and_taas/teks/teks4.htm   (1986 words)

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