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  United States Government - Search View - MSN Encarta
United States Government, the combination of federal, state, and local laws, bodies, and agencies that is responsible for carrying out the operations of the United States.
Elections are a fundamental part of the American system of government, which was founded on the principle that the power to govern resides in the people.
Parties are the engines that drive the machinery of elections: They recruit candidates for office, organize primary elections so that party members can select their candidates for the general election, and support their candidates who reach the general election.
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 United Kingdom general election, 2001 - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The UK general election, 2001 was held on 7 June 2001 and was dubbed "the quiet landslide" by the media.
The elections were also marked by apathy from the voting public, turnout being only 59%, the lowest since 1918.
Throughout the election the Labour party had maintained a significant lead in the opinion polls and the result was deemed to be so certain that some bookmakers paid out for a Labour majority before the election day.
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 United Kingdom general election, 1950 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1950 United Kingdom general election was the first general election ever after a full term of a Labour government.
The election, held on February 23, 1950 resulted in Labour receiving a slim majority of five seats, and the party called another general election in 1951.
Significant changes since the 1945 general election included the abolition of plural voting by the Representation of the People Act 1948, and a major reorganisation of constituencies by the House of Commons (Redistribution of Seats) Act 1949.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/UK_general_election,_1950   (151 words)

 United Nations
The idea for the United Nations was elaborated in declarations signed at the wartime Allied conferences in Moscow and Tehran in 1943.
United States president Franklin Delano Roosevelt suggested the name "United Nations" and the first offical use of the term occurred on January 1, 1942 with the Declaration by the United Nations.
The United Nations is also a forum in which to support the right of women to participate fully in the political, economic, and social life of their countries.
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 worldcourts.com: research |  i.c.j. > 1950-1959
United Nations, Reservations to multilateral conventions: documents transmitted to the International Court of Justice by the Secretary-General of the United Nations in accordance with the resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 16 November 1950.
United States, Written statement of the United States of America on the questions submitted to the International Court of Justice by the United Nations General Assembly by resolution dated December 9, 1953 relating to the power of the General Assembly regarding awards of compensation made by the United Nations administrative tribunal.
United Nations, Secretary General, Declarations made to the Secretary-General of the United Nations by the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland concerning the optional clause of the Statute of the International Court of Justice.
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 United Kingdom Election Results
Results of elections to the 54th Parliament of the United Kingdom in 2005 are being added.
Election results from the general election of 1983 onwards are in these files in the same order.
European Parliamentary Election in Yorkshire and the Humber region by constituency, 1999.
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 Commanding Heights : United Kingdom Political | on PBS
A general election ends in a Conservative landslide that transforms the make-up of the coalition.
He attempts to ban strikes and calls a general election over the question, "Who governs Britain?" But Labor wins the election, and Harold Wilson, prime minister for the second time, complies with the unions' demands.
She begins a gradual limitation of the power of the trade unions that ends with a yearlong strike by the National Union of Mineworkers over the closure of 20 coal mines considered unproductive.
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 United Nations
The General Assembly building and the Secretariat were built in 1949 and 1950 on land donated by the Rockefeller family.
The United States also contributed $686 million in assessments to the peacekeeping budget; $57 million for the support of the international war crimes tribunals for Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia; and, $6 million for preparatory work relating to the UN Capital Master Plan.
The "Uniting for Peace" resolutions, adopted in 1950, empower the Assembly to convene in emergency special sessions to recommend collective measures -- including the use of armed force -- in the case of a breach of the peace or act of aggression.
www.state.gov /p/io/fs/2004/35829.htm   (3682 words)

 United Nations - SourceWatch
United States president Franklin D. Roosevelt suggested the name "United Nations" and the first offical use of the term occurred on January 1, 1942 with the Declaration by the United Nations.
Another democracy deficit it´s the lack of direct election of the members of the UN General Assembly and, specially, of the United Nations Secretary General by the citizens of democratic countries, like what happens in the European Parliament and the national parliaments.
For a number of years the United States Congress has refused to authorise payment of the United States' UN dues, in order to try to extract reforms from the organization and a reduction in the US assessment.
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 Unit Did You Mean unit?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Unit of measurement or physical unit, a fundamental quantity of measurement in science or engineering.
Unit of action, a discrete piece of action (or beat) in a theatrical presentation.
Unit (ring theory), an element that is invertible with respect to ring multiplication.
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 Election Resources on the Internet: Central and Eastern Europe
Preliminary 2006 Saeima election results and an overview of the Latvian electoral system are available in Electoral Panorama.
Parliamentary Elections in Moldova on March 6, 2005, in Romanian, Russian and English
Elections in the Slovak Republic, in Slovak and English
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Such elections shall be held, and the qualifications of voters thereat shall be, as prescribed by the constitution of the proposed State of Hawaii for the election of members of the proposed State legislature.
In the event the foregoing propositions are not adopted at said election by a majority of the legal votes cast on said submission, the provisions of this Act shall cease to be effective.
Provisions of law which formerly gave to supreme court jurisdiction in election cases were not made applicable to the first county election by the provision of the County Act that "all of the provisions of law" should be so applicable.
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January 6 - The United Kingdom recognizes the Peoples Republic of China.
February 9 - Red scare: In his speech to the Republican Women's Club[?] at the McClure Hotel[?] in Wheeling, West Virginia, Senator Joseph McCarthy accuses the United States Department of State of being filled with 205 Communists.
July 25 - Walter Ulbricht elected the general secretary of the communist party of East Germany
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 Amazon.com: A Time for War: The United States and Vietnam, 1941-1975: Books: Robert D. Schulzinger   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The war in Vietnam generated strong emotions then and still does for some people, but I appreciate that the author tells the story of the war in a fairly straight forward manner.
Schulzinger believes that the United States could not have won the war; that we got involved out of misguided good intentions rather than evil motives; and that the Vietminh and Vietcong were homegrown liberation movements, not puppets of the Soviets or Chinese.
The United States was committed to participation in a civil war in Vietnam without guarantees of success." This opinion is rubbish.
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 George W. Bush - Terrorist in the White House - Election Fraud
Unofficial Audit of NC Election: Comprehensive Case for Fraud - With essentially the same vote demographics in the absentee and the poll, there was a sudden shift of 6.4% of the vote toward the Republican.
Ohio GOP election officials ducking subpoenas as Kerry enters stolen vote fray by Bob Fitrakis, Steve Rosenfeld and Harvey Wasserman December 28, 2004 - Richard Conglianese, Ohio Assistant Attorney General, is seeking a court order to protect Blackwell from testifying under oath about how the election was run.
When the woman responded that the Elections supervisor was breaking the law, the supervisor rezponded that Ken Blackwell had just told her to take the books away from the watcher.
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 Articles index started with un
United Nations 1956 Supplementary Convention on the Abolition of Slavery
United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
United States District Court for the District of Columbia
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 Area Studies, UK: politics, elections and government in Britain
2005 general election, full results by constituency, including a statistical breakdown of the results
2001 general election, full results by constituency, including a statistical breakdown of the results
1950 general election, full results by constituency, including a statistical breakdown of the results
www.psr.keele.ac.uk /area/uk.htm   (1490 words)

 Wikinfo | 1950
November 8 - Korean War: While in an F-80, United States Air Force Lt. Russell J. Brown intercepts two North Korean MiG-15s near the Yalu River and shots them down in the first jet-to-jet dogfight in history.
November 26 - Korean War: Troops from the People's Republic of China move into North Korea and launch a massive counterattack against South Korean and American forces, ending any thought of a quick end to the conflict.
November 29 - Korean War: North Korean and Chinese troops force a desperate retreat of United Nations forces from North Korea.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=1950   (1729 words)

 WWW-VL History Index
London's Lost Map, from the Museum of London
Political Divisions of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
BUBL Subject Archive: Internet Resources: British archaeology - general
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