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  United Kingdom general election, 2001 - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
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 - Search View - ninemsn Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
The United Kingdom is bordered to the south by the English Channel, which separates it from continental Europe, to the east by the North Sea, and to the west by the Irish Sea and the Atlantic Ocean; the only land border is between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.
The climate of the United Kingdom is mild relative to its latitude.
The United Kingdom is one of the most urbanized of the world’s larger nations: about 89 per cent of the population lives in cities and towns.
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In the general election of 2001, the Labour party won 413 seats, the Conservatives 166, the Liberal Democrats 52, and minor parties 28.
The Conservatives made a comeback, however, in the general elections of 1910, and the Liberals were thereafter dependent on the Irish Nationalists to stay in power.
In the general election of 1964, however, the latter was narrowly defeated by the Labour party, headed by
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United States; Candidates who ran for the offices of president, governor, and United States representative (1824-1988), United States senator (1912-1988) and one additional state-wide office, usually attorney general or secretary of state (1968-1988).; Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research.
Election returns are available for the general elections of representatives to the Storting (Parliament, unicameral) for the following years: 1868, 1870, 1873, 1879, 1882, 1885, 1888, 1891, 1894, 1897, 1900, and 1903.
A second set consists of returns for elections to the Reichstag, 1920-1933, and for the Reichsprasident elections of 1925 and 1932 (including runoff elections in each year), returns for two national referenda, held in 1926 and 1929, and data pertaining to urban population, religion, and occupations, taken from the German census of 1925.
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 Bath, United Kingdom
The temperatures, sunshine duration and rainfall are higher than the United Kingdom average (9.5 °C, or 49 °F, 1587 hours and 901.5 millimetres, respectively).
This was perhaps the most notable result of the United Kingdom general election, 1992 as Chris Patten in the post of Conservative Party Chairman (and member of the Cabinet) played a major part in getting the Conservative government of John Major re-elected but failed to defend his marginal parliamentary seat in Bath.
The former was established in 1966 and has grown to become a leading university in the United Kingdom, being present in many top 10 lists and is rated as excellent, the highest rating on government scales, in 14 subjects.
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 sociology - Victoria of the United Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
As well as being queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, she was also the first monarch to use the title Empress of India.
One of the most significant acts of the new ministry was to bring the United Kingdom into the Crimean War in 1854, on the side of the Ottoman Empire and against Russia.
As of 2004, the European monarchs and former monarchs descended from Victoria are: the Queen of the United Kingdom, the King of Norway, the King of Sweden, the Queen of Denmark, the King of Spain, the King of the Hellenes (deposed) and the King of Romania (deposed).
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 United Kingdom - MSN Encarta
At the beginning of the 20th century, representatives from unions and other labor organizations formed the Labour Party to secure the election of politicians sympathetic to labor issues.
Disraeli identified the Conservatives with the monarchy, the church, the landed interests, and the strengthening of the British Empire.
Although most of Ireland gained its independence in 1921, violence continued to be a problem in the six northern counties of Ireland, where the Protestant majority voted to remain a part of the United Kingdom.
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 Unit Did You Mean unit?
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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 Major General Sir Granville Ryrie
His father was a grazier and politician, a member of the NSW Legislative Assembly from 1880 to 1891 and then the NSW Legislative Council from 1892 to 1909.
In the election of 1925 Ryrie moved from the seat of North Sydney to neighbouring Warringah.
From 1927 to 1932 he was High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, and represented Australia in the League of Nations.
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 A Way With Words, The Electronic Newsletter of Wordorigins.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
On this past Thursday the United Kingdom held a general election to choose a new parliament and government.
US general elections are held every two years, where the entire House of Representatives and one-third of the Senate runs for election.
In between general elections, vacancies for parliamentary seats are filled in by-elections (1880), or what are called special elections in the United States.
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 United Kingdom Parliamentary Election Results: Links and Bibliography
The first edition was compiled soon after the 1970 election and therefore does not include byelection results from later in the Parliament.
It contains all elections from 1832 to 1853, together with statistics on the electorate and the influence possessed by various patrons in each constituency.
The British General Election of 1945 by R.B. McCallum and Alison Readman was published in 1948.
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 In The News 1880's
General Nelson would not unbar the cells and let the convicts out though implored to do so, as the military company of the city and a guard were present to prevent escapes.
Said the general: " You set it afire, damn you, an I intend to burn the last one of you to a crackling." And he kept his word, until Governor Crawford came down from the mansion and ordered him to open the cells and release the prisoners.
Dr. Fort was for many years a prominent figure in Georgia politics, and as the energetic editor of the Federal Union newspaper, the received organ of the Democratic party, was a power in the State.
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 Departmental History
commissioner, appointed in 1880, was Sir Alexander Tilloch Galt, a veteran cabinet minister and one of the fathers of Confederation.
In 1959 the government bought the United States embassy building, which no longer suited the needs of the Americans.
It was renamed Macdonald House in honour of Canada's first prime minister, Sir John A. Macdonald and opened, appropriately, on 1 July 1961.
www.dfait-maeci.gc.ca /department/history/United_Kingdom-en.asp   (0 words)

 Story of Ireland
An Irish king (of which there were many each with their own small kingdoms, over which reigned a 'high king') invited a Norman knight to come to his aid in a rivalry with a neighbouring kingdom.
In 1880 Parnell toured America with John Dillon to raise funds for the League and was elected Chairman of the Irish Parliamentary Party in the same year.
In the December 1918 election, Sinn Féin won the vast majority of seats; most however were uncontested, which makes it difficult to calculate exactly what support base it really had.
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 DISRAELI, Benjamin @ Archontology.org: presidents, kings, prime ministers, biography, database   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
The 1868 General Election brought victory to the Liberal Party (Liberal 387, Conservative 271) and Disraeli set a precedent by resigning (1 Dec 1868) before Parliament met.
The Conservative victory in the 1874 General Election (Conservative 350, Liberal 242) led to Disraeli's second administration.
Disraeli resigned (21 Apr 1880) and then led the opposition from the House of Lords for his last year.
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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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 A United Kingdom and Ireland Trip
There is no general agreement as to how many were actually killed; scholars still argue about it.
In the 1918 election Sinn Fein won all the elections in the south of Ireland, having promised everything to everybody.
The provincials, or Provos, as they are generally called, had some well-trained, experienced military men, who became terrorists, claiming they were protecting the Catholics.
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 Kyle Family Society
The General armory of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales first published in 1842, lists REVEREND SAMUEL KYLE, D. BISHOP OF CORK, whose family was long seated at KYLE, N.B. A branch of the family became established in the United States early in the eighteenth century: SAMUEL KYLE settled in Pennsylvania in 1738 and his grandson
Contested Belfast, Shankill in the 1918 United Kingdom general election as the candidate of the Labour Representative Committee.
Member of Belfast City Council, A Northern Ireland Labor Party member, Sat for Belfast, North from the general election of 1925 until the general election of 1929, when he was defeated while contesting Belfast, Oldpark, Leader of the Northern Ireland Labour Party from 1925 to 1929.
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General Election Data for the United States, 1950-1990
Historical, Demographic, Economic, and Social Data: The United States, 1790-1970: Survey of Churches and Church Membership by County, 1952
Demographic Characteristics of the Population of the United States, 1930-1950: County-Level
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 Political Participation: An International Social Science Council (ISSC) Workbook in Comparative Analysis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
This instructional collection presents subsets of data from existing national election studies which allow students to perform cross-national analyses of political participation.
These countries were chosen by assessing the availability of ample and comparable measures of participation in the context of a national election, and by the presence of properties in these coutries that seemed likely to highlight the advantages of comparative analysis.
Variables in the datasets reflect a perspective on political participation limited to election and campaign activities such as voting, working on behalf of a candidate, contributing money, displaying a button or bumper sticker, attending a rally, and discussing the campaign, as well as more general measures of interest in and attentiveness to campaigns and politics.
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 Browse SSDC Data Collection Titles
Candidate and Constituency Statistics of Elections in the United States, 1788-1990
Census of Population and Housing [United States], 1970: Fifth-Count Tallies: Sample Data for School Districts
United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990: Reformatted Data
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 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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