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  New Jersey Vacations - State Of New Jersey - New Jersey Hotels
The state of New Jersey is a mix of a variety of different attractions including beaches, gambling, gardens and historic landmarks.
The largest city in New Jersey is Newark which has the famous Newark Museum which has a large collection of fine art to enjoy.
You can easily find an accommodation to meet your needs in New Jersey where you can find the location of every hotel in New Jersey as well as a schedule of the visiting attractions open during your travel period.
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  Colonial New Jersey
The first settlements in New Jersey were made by the Dutch along the western bank of the Hudson, with one on the Delaware at Fort Nassau; but these settlements were insignificant, and the history of the colony properly begins with the occupation of the territory by the English.
New Jersey was included in the grant of Charles II to his brother James, the Duke of York, in 1664.
New Jersey was also singularly free from Indian wars, the people living on the most friendly terms with the red men, with whom they kept up a profitable trade in furs and game.
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  New Jersey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is bordered on the north by New York, on the east by the Atlantic Ocean, on the southwest by Delaware, and on the west by Pennsylvania.
New Jersey is bordered on the north and northeast by New York; on the east by the Atlantic Ocean; on the south and southwest by Delaware; and on the west by Pennsylvania.
New Jersey was once a politically competitive state; the governorship alternated between the parties from the election of Richard J. Hughes in 1961 until Democrat Jon Corzine was elected to replace a Democrat in 2005; the legislature has also switched hands, and one house was evenly divided from 1999–2001.
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 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : New Jersey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
New Jersey is bordered on the north and northeast by New York, on the east by the Atlantic Ocean, on the south by Delaware, and on the west by Pennsylvania (the latter two across the Delaware River.) Prominent geographic features include:
As of 2004, the population of New Jersey was estimated to be 8,698,879.
New Jersey is broken up into 21 counties, most of which are vestiges of the colonial area, and the remainder partitioned from existing counties in the 1800s.
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 Trenton, New Jersey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
New Jersey's Fourth Congressional District, covering portions of Burlington County, Mercer County, Monmouth County and Ocean County, is represented by Christopher Smith (R).
New Jersey's Twelfth Congressional District, covering all of Hunterdon County and portions of Middlesex County, Monmouth County, Morris County, and Somerset County, is represented by Rush D. Holt Jr.
New Jersey is represented in the Senate by Frank Lautenberg (D, Cliffside Park) and Robert Menendez (D, Hoboken).
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 World Almanac for Kids
NEW JERSEY, one of the Middle Atlantic states of the U.S., bordered on the NE by New York State, on the E by the Atlantic Ocean, on the S by Delaware, and on the W and NW by Pennsylvania.
New Jersey is one of the most urbanized states in the U.S. In 1990 about 89% of the state’s residents lived in areas defined as urban, and the rest of the population lived in rural areas.
New Jersey is an important link between the big industrial areas of New York State and New England and the S and W parts of the U.S. The state has about 55,120 km (about 34,250 mi) of roads, including 679 km (422 mi) of interstate highways.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: New Jersey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It is bounded on the north by New York State, on the east by the Hudson River and the Atlantic Ocean, on the south by Delaware Bay, and on the west by the Delaware River.
The possession of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and adjacent lands was subsequently claimed by the Dutch and Swedes.
In 1738 New Jersey petitioned for a distinct administration, and Lewis Morris was appointed governor.
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 Introduction to New Jersey, The Garden State Capital Trenton
New Jersey ratified the U.S. Constitution in 1787 becoming the third state to do so, and was the first state to ratify the Bill of Rights in 1789.
New Jersey is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean on the east.
The Foreigner State: In the same vein as "New Spain," this nickname evolved from the humorous gibe to New Jersey, that it was a foreign land filled with foreigners under the social influence of the previous King of Spain.
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 New Jersey travel guide - Wikitravel
New Jersey [1] is located in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States of America.
New Jersey is bordered by the states of Delaware, Pennsylvania, and New York.
New Jersey is densely populated state with a diverse population and rich culture.
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 New Jersey Law Journal - Home Page
New Jersey would toll its personal-injury statute of limitations during the pendency of an action filed in a court which lacked personal jurisdiction over the defendant if that statute's goals would not thereby be offended.
New Jersey's statute of limitations is tolled for a personal injury plaintiff who mistakenly sues in a court that lacks jurisdiction over a defendant, a federal appeals panel rules, predicting how the state Supreme Court would decide the issue.
New Jersey's judiciary defines the limits of its own power as the state Supreme Court prohibits county assignment judges from firing municipal court clerks for cause.
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 New Jersey Maps - Perry-Castañeda Map Collection - UT Library Online
New Jersey (base map) JPEG format (179K) County boundaries and names, county seats, rivers.
New Jersey (reference map) JPEG format (207K) Shaded relief map with state boundaries, forest cover, place names, major highways.
New Jersey (reference map) PDF format (210K) Shaded relief map with state boundaries, forest cover, place names, major highways.
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 New Jersey Apartments
New Jersey is one of the most expensive states in the nation, with an overall cost of living 32% above the national average, and housing a whopping 73% above the average.
Often called the Gateway to New Jersey, Newark is the state's center of financial, commercial, transportation and cultural activity.
For those looking for apartments in New Jersey, it's a good time to consider Newark; recent years have seen tremendous growth in new housing, from affordable low-rise and low-income apartments for rent all the way up to upscale condos and luxury apartments.
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 New Jersey State Information Page - OSHA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
New Jersey is one of three states, New York and Connecticut are the others, to offer this program specifically for public employees.
The New Jersey State Plan is the combined responsibility of the New Jersey Department of Labor (NJDOL) and the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services (NJDHSS).
New Jersey has adopted standards identical to most OSHA health and safety standards and has made a commitment to bring all of its standards in line with OSHA requirements.
www.osha.gov /oshdir/stateprogs/New_Jersey.html   (382 words)

  
 Encyclopedia of New Jersey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Overseen by an editorial board composed of distinguished experts in a variety of fields and edited by two leading specialists in New Jersey history, the Encyclopedia of New Jersey is an indispensable resource for both the scholar and the general reader.
Marc Mappen is the executive director of the New Jersey Historical Commission and author of Jerseyana: The Underside of New Jersey History.
He enjoys exploring the changing landscape of New Jersey, and maintains a website of historical maps.
odin.rutgers.edu /njencyclopedia   (407 words)

  
 New Jersey: Facts, Map and State Symbols - EnchantedLearning.com
James named the colony New Jersey to honor Carteret, who had been the Governor of Jersey, a British island in the English Channel.
New Jersey's official state flag was adopted on March 26, 1896.
The flag has a buff (light yellow-brown) background; this is the color of part of the uniform selected by General George Washington in 1779 for his New Jersey Continental Line.
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 New Jersey: History, Geography, Population, and State Facts — Infoplease.com
New Jersey became a united crown colony in 1702, administered by the royal governor of New York.
New Jersey - New Jersey New Jersey, Middle Atlantic state of the E United States.
New Jersey: Economy - Economy Only four states are smaller in size than New Jersey, yet New Jersey ranks ninth in the...
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 Living In New Jersey: Real estate listings at LongandFoster.com
New businesses and residents are continually moving to the area, especially to the city of Camden which has attractions for everyone.
The Battleship New Jersey, the country’s most decorated battleship, was first commissioned for service in 1943 and decommissioned for the final time in 1991.
New luxury townhouses are being built, and older buildings throughout the county are being converted into condominiums and lofts.
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 New Jersey State Police - NJ Sex Offender Internet Registry
New Jersey law authorizes the Division of State Police to make available to the public over the Internet information about certain sex offenders required to register under Megan's Law.
In accordance with New Jersey law, individuals who have been convicted, adjudicated delinquent or found not guilty by reason of insanity for a sex offense must register under New Jersey's Megan's Law.
Individual registrants are then assessed to determine whether they pose a relatively low, moderate or high risk of re-offense, based on application of elements such as the characteristics of the sex offense or offenses they committed, their offense history and other criteria such as response to treatment and community support.
www.njsp.org /info/reg_sexoffend.html   (722 words)

  
 New Jersey: History, Geography, Population, and State Facts — FactMonster.com
New Jersey became a united crown colony in 1702, administered by the royal governor of New York.
Today, New Jersey, an area of wide industrial diversification, is known as the Crossroads of the East.
The greatest single industry is chemicals; New Jersey is one of the foremost research centers in the world.
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 The New Jersey Quarter - The United States Mint
The New Jersey quarter's reverse features General George Washington crossing the Delaware River.
The New Jersey quarter, the third coin in the 50 State Quarters® Program, depicts General George Washington and members of the Colonial Army crossing the Delaware River en route to very important victories during the Revolutionary War.
The selection process for the New Jersey quarter began November 17, 1997, when Assembly Joint Resolution Number 68 was passed to establish the New Jersey Commemorative Coin Design Commission.
www.usmint.gov /mint_programs/50sq_program/states/index.cfm?state=NJ   (355 words)

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