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  USA States . com - US states Portal
During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the original 13 as the nation expanded across the North American continent and acquired a number of overseas possessions.
The United States of America is a federal republic composed of 50 states, of which all except one - Hawaii islands - are in mainland America.
The United States of America, which covers the central part of North America, grew out of the British colonies that were established in the north America in the first half of the 17th century.
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  United States Secretary of War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
In 1798, the Secretary of the Navy was added to the cabinet, and the scope of this office was reduced to a general concern with the Army.
The Secretary of War was replaced by the Secretary of the Army and the Secretary of the Air Force, non-Cabinet positions under the Secretary of Defense.
Secretaries of War and Secretaries of the Army: Portraits and Biographical Sketches
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 United States Department of War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The United States Department of War was the military department of the United States government's executive branch from 1789 until 1949, when it became part of the United States Department of Defense.
In 1949 the War Office was renamed the United States Department of the Army and became a component of the Department of Defense.
The United States Secretary of the Army is in charge of the administrative offices necessary for the Army's operations.
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 Encyclopedia: United States Secretary of State
In addition, the Secretary performs such duties as the President is required, in accordance with the United States Constitution, relating to correspondence, commission, or instructions to U.S. ministers or consuls abroad, and to conduct negotiations with foreign representatives.
Portrait of U.S. Secretary of State and Chief Justice of the United States Charles Evans Hughes Charles Evans Hughes (April 11, 1862 – August 27, 1948) was a Governor of New York, a United States Secretary of State and Chief Justice of the United States.
Secretary Hull Cordell Hull (October 2, 1871– July 23, 1955) was United States Secretary of State from 1933- 1944 under Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and was the recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1945.
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 President of the United States - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
The president must be a natural-born citizen of the United States (or a citizen of the United States at the time the U.S. Constitution was adopted), be at least 35 years of age, and have been a resident of the United States for 14 years.
Through the Department of State and the Department of Defense, the president is responsible for the protection of Americans abroad and of foreign nationals in the United States.
The United States presidential line of succession is a well-detailed list of government officials to serve or act as President upon a vacancy in the office due to death, resignation, or removal from office (by impeachment and conviction).
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 United States Secretary of War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
In 1798, the United States Secretary of the NavySecretary of the Navy was added to the cabinet, and the scope of this office was reduced to a general concern with the Army.
The Secretary of War was replaced by the United States Secretary of the ArmySecretary of the Army and the Secretary of the Air Force, non-Cabinet positions under the United States Secretary of DefenseSecretary of Defense/.
The United States was deeply saddened by the deaths of 17 Spanish soldiers and crew in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan August 16, said State Department spokesman Sean McCormack, who added that Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice had called Spanish Foreign Minister Miguel Moratinos to express her condolences.
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 William W. Belknap   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
In 1851 Belknap was admitted to the bar, moved to Keokuk, Iowa and entered the practice of law.
In 1861 he was commissioned major in the 15th Iowa Infantry and participated in the Civil War battles of Shiloh, Corinth, and Vicksburg In 1864 Belknap was promoted to brigadier general and given command of the 4th Division, XVII Corps and participated in General Sherman's operations in Georgia and the Carolinas.
He resigned the secretaryship before being brought to trial in March 1876, was tried by the United States Senate, but the vote fell short of the two-thirds required for conviction.
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 United States Secretary of Defense - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The United States Secretary of Defense is the head of the United States Department of Defense, concerned with the armed services and military matters.
The Secretary is appointed by the President with the approval of the Senate, and is a member of the Cabinet.
In the same massive reorganization, the Secretary of War was replaced by the Secretary of the Army and, along with the Secretary of the Navy and the new Secretary of the Air Force, became a non-Cabinet position placed under the Secretary of Defense.
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 Encyclopedia: United States Secretary of Defense
The United States Department of Defense, abbreviated as DoD or DOD and sometimes called the Defense Department, is a civilian Cabinet organization of the United States government.
The United States Code (U.S.C.) is a compilation and codification of the general and permanent federal Law of the United States.
The Secretary of the Air Force is the civilian head of the United States Department of the Air Force, a component organization of the Department of Defense.
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 United States Secretary of the Army - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
The United States Secretary of the Army has statutory responsibility for all matters relating to the United States Army: manpower, personnel, reserve affairs, installations, environmental issues, weapons systems and equipment acquisition, communications, and financial management.
Kenneth Claiborne Royall, the last United States Secretary of War, became the first Secretary of the Army when the took effect and was the last Army secretary to hold the cabinet status, which was henceforth assigned to the Secretary of Defense.
Secretaries of War and Secretaries of the Army (http://www.army.mil/cmh-pg/books/sw-sa/SWSA-Fm.htm)
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 Henry L. Stimson - FreeEncyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
He was United States Secretary of War under William Howard Taft.
As United States Secretary of State under Herbert Hoover from 1929-1933, he formulated the Stimson Doctrine to not recognize changes in international borders brought about by military action.
He was again United States Secretary of War under both Franklin Roosevelt and Harry Truman.
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 John Eaton - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
He was a member of Tennessee House of Representatives from 1815 to 1816 and a U.S. Senator from Tennessee from 1818 to 1821 and again from 1821 to 1829.
He was a close personal friend of Andrew Jackson; after Jackson became President he, along with Postmaster General, Amos Kendall, were the only members of the official Cabinet who were also a member of Jackson's informal circle of advisors often satirically called by Jackson detractors the "Kitchen Cabinet".
He was later Governor of Florida Territory from 1834 to 1836 and United States Minister to Spain from 1836 to 1840.
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 United States Naval Academy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The United States Naval Academy (USNA) is an institution for the undergraduate education of officers of the United States Navy and Marine Corps and is located in Annapolis, Maryland.
At the outbreak of the American Civil War the three upper classes were detached and were ordered to sea, and the academy was moved to Fort Adams, Newport, Rhode Island in May 1861, but it was brought back to Annapolis in the summer of 1865.
The Spanish-American War greatly emphasized the academy's importance, and the campus was almost wholly rebuilt and much enlarged in 1899-1906.
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 Jefferson Davis
Jefferson Davis was the first and only President of the Confederate States of America, which existed at the time of the Civil War.
A year later he resigned as a United States congressperson to lead an army from the state of Mississippi in the Mexican-American War.
As secretary of war, Davis had a series of forts built in the western territories.
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 wikien.info: Main_Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Following the outbreak of war, he was a leader in the American effort to aid the stricken people of Belgium.
After the United States became a belligerent, he served in France as an artillery officer, reaching the rank of Colonel in August 1918.
That same year, the United States issued the "Stimson Doctrine" as a result of Japanese invasion of Manchuria: the United States refused to recognize any situation or treaty that limited U.S. treaty rights or was brought about by aggressive action (formally, action contrary to the Kellogg-Briand Pact).
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 Online NewsHour: Part I: Secretary of State Colin Powell -- April 17, 2003
SECRETARY POWELL: Well, I was asked about it and I said that I would expect in the future, in the near future, to have an opportunity to speak to my Syrian colleague and to President Assad, and suddenly that became I'm leaving tomorrow morning.
SECRETARY POWELL: They were designed to point out some rather straightforward truths and facts: one, that Syria has sponsored terrorism over the years; it is considered one of the states that do sponsor terrorism; it's on our list of such states.
SECRETARY POWELL: We have always described Syria as a nation that has been a state sponsor of terrorism and that is developing weapons of mass destruction.
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 Secretary Aspin - The End of the Star Wars Era - 13 May 1993
The Star Wars decade began on March 23, 1983 when President Ronald Reagan announced he was launching a program to "render nuclear weapons impotent and obsolete." His strategic defense program was quickly dubbed Star Wars, after the popular movie at the time.
The second priority is the ballistic missile defense of the continental United States, and that's not against theater missile attack, but against intercontinental ballistic missile attack.
Do you protect the defense of the United States through a balance of terror plus some arms control to try and reduce the destabilizing weapons at the margin, or do you do it through trying to build the defense of the United States, and how do you mesh those two.
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 Black Hawk War of 1832
At the center of this dispute was a treaty between the Sauks and Foxes and the United States that had been signed in St. Louis in November 1804--almost three decades earlier.
In Article 2 of this treaty, however, the Sauks and Foxes agreed to cede to the United States all of their lands east of the Mississippi and some of claims west of it.
Native Americans were drawn together by their resentment of the aggressive policies of the United States and the rapid influx of American settlers at the same time that relations between the United States and Great Britain were becoming more tense.
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 The Great Seal of the United States: USA.gov
The design of the obverse (front) of the Great Seal, which is the coat of arms of the United States, is used by the government in many ways.
The most prominent feature is the American bald eagle supporting the shield, or escutcheon, which is composed of 13 red and white stripes, representing the original states; and a blue top which unites the shield and represents Congress.
The olive branch and 13 arrows denote the power of peace and war, which is exclusively vested in Congress.
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 Robert Porter Patterson, Major, United States Army, Secretary of War
He returned to the United States in April 1919, was mustered out of the Army and resumed his law practice in New York.
He then served as Secretary of War from 1945-47, and played an important role in the unification of the Armed Forces and the creation of the Department of Defense.
Secretary Patterson died, while on a private business trip, in a commercial airliner crash on January 22, 1952 and was buried in Section 30 of Arlington National Cemetery.
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 Elihu Root   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
He served as the United States Secretary of War 1899–1903 and the United States Secretary of State from 1905–1909.
He was responsible for enlarging United States Military AcademyWest Point and establishing the U.S. Army War College/.
He served in the United States Senate (United States Republican PartyRepublican – New York) from 1909 to 1915.
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 United States Secretary of War: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about United States Secretary of War
United States Secretary of War: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about United States Secretary of War
The Secretary of War was a member of the President's Cabinet since Washington's administration.
The Secretary of War was replaced by the Secretary of the Army[?], a non-Cabinet position under the Secretary of Defense.
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 The Authentic History Center   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Her desire was war--war with The United States.
Entirely unsuspecting and apathetic to the brewing war clouds, the public entered another calm weekend, stirred only to mild interest when the President last night, in a dramatic attempt to appeal to the Emperor of Japan, to keep alight the lamp of civilization.
Secretary of War Stimson ordered all War Department personnel to report for duty tomorrow in uniform.
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 James McHenry Papers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
During the Revolutionary War McHenry served as a surgeon until his appointment as secretary to Washington in 1778.
McHenry sat in the Maryland Senate, 1781-1786, was a member of the Continental Congress, 1783-1786, and was a delagate to the federal Constitutional Convention in 1787.
He was secretary of war in Washington's cabinet and continued in this post under Adams until his attachment to Hamilton made him politically unacceptable.
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 February 24 Information - TextSheet.com
1868 - After Andrew Johnson tried to dismiss United States Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton, he becomes the first President of the United States to be impeached by the United States House of Representatives.
Johnson would later be acquitted by the United States Senate.
1917 - World War I: United States ambassador to the United Kingdom Walter H. Page is given the Zimmermann Telegram, in which Germany offers to give the American Southwest back to Mexico if Mexico will declare war on the United States.
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 United States Department of War - ÃÀ¹úÁª°îÕþ¸®Õ½Õù²¿(from 1789 until 1949) (English to Chinese ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
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The United States Department of War was the military department of the United States government's executive branch from 1789 until 1949, when it was succeeded by the United States Department of Defense.
The Secretary of the Army is in charge of the administrative offices necessary for the Army's operations.
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