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Links and Factoids

By: Sam Vaknin

...tain" it, i.e., limit it to the 15 states where it had already existed. Most of the Democrats accepted this solution. This led to a schism in the... ..."discipline" the workforce in the plantations - but also targeted Republicans. The Democrats changed their name after the war to the Conservative P... ..., brother of Chief Massasoit of the Wampanoag tribe, to the colonists in Plymouth, Massachusetts at their first Thanksgiving dinner in the new land... ...that time, pure alcohol consumption per person reached 27 liters (about 7 gallons). Massachusetts had a prohibition law between 1838 and 1840. Maine... ... served a short sentence for tampering with a jury and for criminal contempt. The Democrats failed to capitalize on the affair and lost the presid...

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And Gulliver Returns Book VII : Book 7 Visit to Indus

By: Bob Oconnor

... rate. ―In 2008 a number of under-16 year old high school girls in Massachusetts had babies. It was said that they had a pregnancy pact to al... ...it was all political and so was ‗tainted‘ because it was instigated by the Democrats. The truth was that a bi-partisan committee of eight Republicans... ... The truth was that a bi-partisan committee of eight Republicans and four Democrats had unanimously voted to conduct the investigation. The essentia... ...Gulliver Returns‖ . (http://andgulliverreturns.info) 28. Prince v. Massachusetts 321 U.S. 158, 165 (1944) 29. Wisconsin v. Yoder, 40... ... 29. Wisconsin v. Yoder, 406 U.S. 205 (1972) 95 30. Prince v. Massachusetts, (1944) 31. Oregon Employment Division v. Smith, 494 U...

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The World Factbook: 1987

By: Central Intelligence Agency

... 22,960 km 2 ; land area: 22,800 km 2 Comparative area: slightly larger than Massachusetts Land boundaries: 515 km total Coastline: 386 km Maritime cl... ...uding Greenland and Faroe Islands) Comparative area: about twice the size of Massachusetts Land boundaries: 68 km total Coastline: 3,379 km Maritime c... ...ea: 21,040 km 2 ; land area: 20,720 km 2 Comparative area: about the size of Massachusetts Land boundaries: 515 km total Coastline: 307 km Maritime cl... ...ea: 18,270 km 2 ; land area: 18,270 km 2 Comparative area: about the size of Massachusetts Coastline: 1,129 km Maritime claims: (measured from claimed... ...RAD), Jean Lecanuet; Republicans (PR), Francois Leotard; Cen- ter for Social Democrats (CDS), Pierre Mehaignerie; Radical (RAD), Andre Rossi- not; lef... ... Dail Fianna Fail, 81 seats (44.1%); Fine Gael, 51 seats (27.1); Progressive Democrats, 14 seats (11.8%), Labor Party, 12 seats (6.4%); Workers' Party... ...ea: 20,770 km 2 ; land area: 20,330 km 2 Comparative area: about the size of Massachusetts Land boundaries: 1,036 km total (before 1967 war) Coastline... ...l Union (SWANU), Moses Katjiuongua; South-West African People's Organization Democrats (SWAPO-D), Andreas Shipanga; South-West African National Party ... ...atholic Party of the Netherlands (RKPN), Klaas Beuker; Netherlands Christian Democrats (NCD), J. A. Tacx Voting strength: (May 1986 election) CDA 54 s...

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Information Technology Tales

By: Brad Bradford

...ugh, did not come unstuck so easily. The Harrison-Reid ticket lost to the Democrats‘ ticket that Grover Cleveland headed. Mark Twain backs rival typ... ...War II, Bush became for many the ―sage of Cyberspace.‖ Born in Everett, Massachusetts, he earned his bachelor‘s degree at Tufts College in just th... ...ust three years and in 1917 received a joint doctorate in engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University. By 1945, B...

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Information Technology Tales

By: Brad Bradford

...ugh, did not come unstuck so easily. The Harrison-Reid ticket lost to the Democrats‘ ticket that Grover Cleveland headed. Mark Twain backs rival typ... ... War II, Bush became for many the ―sage of Cyberspace.‖ Born in Everett, Massachusetts, he earned his bachelor‘s degree at Tufts College in just th... ...ust three years and in 1917 received a joint doctorate in engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University. By 1945, B...

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The Soul Bearer

By: Jonathan Cross

...without any major delays. The President can't afford a hole in his Cabinet. The Democrats are biting at his heels." "Are there any suspicions about ... ...n this. We're talking about explosive stuff here, no pun intended. But, if the Democrats get wind of this, we're going to sink like the Titanic, an... ...om looking like a co­ conspirator." And then added, snippily, "And head-off the Democrats from pushing for a Special Prosecutor." "Are you sure you'... ...ide of the aisle." "1 thank the Senator," O'Brien, the Democratic Senator from Massachusetts said. "I, for one, am looking forward to these hearing... ...s and plans for the Department of Energy. " "The Chair thanks the Senator from Massachusetts for his re­ marks. Are there any other statements befor... ...n. The Republican Senators stared at them with apprehension, while some of the Democrats licked their lips. Hacker reminded the assembly that any o... ...ebuilding of America, in some form or another. The political left applauded the Democrats for being at the forefront of such a catastrophe and prese...

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Facts and Fictions in the Securities Industry

By: Sam Vaknin

...the SEC is always a political figure. Two of the five SEC Commissioners are always Democrats, two Republicans, and the Chairman belongs to the poli... ...ry big by U.S. standards) that common services are run by agencies of the State of Massachusetts. The problem of centralizing financial records wou...

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The Vatican Conspiracy

By: Jonathan Cross

...Washington, DC, where he got a job working as one of the aides to a prominent Massachusetts Congressman. It didn't take long for the young, handsome... ...sn't explain how you and the Senator got together. You have been ripping into Democrats for years, and now you join forces with them. It will bring a...

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And Gulliver Returns Book IV : A Look at Our Human Values

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

... ―Few Jews, Christians, Hindus or Muslims change their religions. Few democrats want a totalitarian dictatorship. And while totalitarianism isn‘... ...lar vote as every other democracy does, if the Supreme Court had had more Democrats than Republicans, or if Al Gore‘s brother had been the governor ... ...o die before a ‗Code Blue‘ situation does them in? ―A court in Massachusetts recently allowed life support to be withdrawn from an 11 year... ... 5% Protestant, the government had a hard sell!‖ —―In the U.S., Democrats backed a measure to require health insurers to pay for contracep...

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The Path of Splitness

By: Indrek Pringi

...the Republican Party’s candidates are more energetic, and aggressive than the Democrats? They have more to lose if the wrong person gets into power.... ...each other’s houses, and stole each other’s properties. Even the Governor of Massachusetts whose wife betrayed the British cause and became a spy f... ...Something American history books carefully delete from the history of 1638 in Massachusetts. Named so because of the infamous massacre which gave th...

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North America Volume Two

By: Anthony Trollope

...es the country is wild, trackless, unbridged, uninhab- ited, and desolate. Massachusetts Avenue runs the whole length of the city, and is inserted on ... ...when Congress meets. I do not think that Congress makes much difference to Massachusetts Avenue. I believe that the city never contains as many as eig... ... the whole length of Washington: Virginia Avenue, Pennsylvania Avenue, and Massachusetts Avenue. But Pennsylvania Avenue is the only one known to ordi... .... New York returns 33 members; Penn- sylvania, 25; Ohio, 21; Virginia, 13; Massachusetts and Indiana, 11; Tennessee and Kentucky, 10; South Carolina, ... ...ed. Then came Mr. Sumner’s field day. Mr. Charles Sumner is a Senator from Massachusetts, known as a very hot aboli- tionist, and as having been the v... ...he record which has been made of his public misdeeds. He is decried by the Democrats because he is a Republican, and by the anti-abolitionists because... ...ther of those politi- cians in the States who have since taken the name of Democrats, and in accordance with whose theory it has come to pass that eve... ...ct that many Senators, especially those who have been sent to the House as Democrats, do allow the State legislatures to dictate to them their votes, ... ...ow say that the necessity has as yet disappeared. In the minds of thorough democrats it will be considered much that the poorest man of the people sho...

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The Writings of Abraham Lincoln in Seven Volumes Volume 5 of 7

By: Abraham Lincoln

...lavery is voted down or voted up.” I am quite willing to believe that many Democrats would prefer that slavery should be always voted down, and I know... ...e believe that Edmunds and Morrill will spend this week among the National Democrats, trying to in- duce them to content themselves by voting for Jake... ...stitutional provision in regard to naturalized citizens, lately adopted by Massachusetts, and whether I am for or against a fusion of the Republicans ... ...licans and other opposition elements for the canvass of 1860, is received. Massachusetts is a sovereign and independent State; and it is no privilege ... ... may without impropriety speak out. I say, then, that, as I understand the Massachusetts provision, I am against its adoption in Illinois, or in any o... ...f dollars and cents. I suggest to this portion of the Ohio Republicans, or Democrats, if there be any present, the serious consideration of this fact ... ...T OF SPEECH AT LEA VENWORTH, KANSAS, DECEMBER, 1859. ............. But you Democrats are for the Union; and you greatly fear the success of the Republ... ...table a body. 204 The Writings of Abraham Lincoln: V ol Five REPLY TO THE MASSACHUSETTS DELEGATION, W ASHINGTON, MARCH 5, 1861 I am thankful for this... ...ce I could bring to bear. If it met the approbation of our good friends in Massachusetts, I shall be exceedingly gratified, while I hope it will meet ...

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The Writings of Abraham Lincoln in Seven Volumes Volume 7 of 7

By: Abraham Lincoln

...o telegraph the officer in military command at Fort Warren, Boston Harbor, Massachusetts, suspending the execution of Charles Carpenter, to be execute... ...N. EXECUTIVE MANSION, W ASHINGTON, June 24, 1864. MES. A. LINCOLN, Boston, Massachusetts: All well and very warm. Tad and I have been to General Gran... .... “We have to hold territory in inclement and sickly places; where are the Democrats to do this? It was a free fight, and the field was open to the wa... ...mocrats to do this? It was a free fight, and the field was open to the war Democrats to put down this 173 The Writings of Abraham Lincoln: V ol Seven... ...ovember 8, 1864. TO THE MANAGING COMMITTEE OF THE SAIL- ORS’ FAIR, Boston, Massachusetts Allow me to wish you a great success. With the old fame of t... ...EXECUTIVE MANSION, W ASHINGTON, November 8, 1864. HON. A. H. RICE, Boston, Massachusetts: Y ours received. I have no other notice that the ox is mine.... ...BY. EXECUTIVE MANSION, W ASHINGTON, November 21, 1864. MRS. BIXBY, Boston, Massachusetts. DEAR MADAM:—I have been shown in the files of the War Depart...

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Democracy in America

By: Alexis de Tocqueville

...he Hudson; they are now six in number: 1, Connecticut; 2, Rhode Island; 3, Massachusetts; 4, V ermont; 5, New Hamp- shire; 6, Maine. 49 Tocqueville m... ...verbatim *See “Pitkin’s History,” p, 35. See the “History of the Colony of Massachusetts Bay,” by Hutchinson, vol. i. p. 9. **See “Pitkin’s History,” ... ...n, vol. i. p. 9. **See “Pitkin’s History,” pp. 42, 47. *The inhabitants of Massachusetts had deviated from the forms which are preserved in the crimin... ... 435, 456, the analysis of the penal code adopted in 1648 by the Colony of Massachusetts: this code is drawn up on the same prin- ciples as that of Co... ...w which, on September 13, 1644, banished the Anabaptists from the State of Massachusetts. (“Historical Collection of State Papers,” vol. i. p. 538.) S... ... The Republi- cans are the representatives of the old Federalists, and the Democrats of the old Republicans. – T rans. Note (1861). 200 Democracy in ...

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The Scarlet Letter

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

... veyor of His Majesty’s Customs for the Port of Salem, in the Province of Massachusetts Bay. I remembered to have read (probably in Felt’s “Annals”) ... ... ancestors. She had flourished during the period between the early days of Massachusetts and the close of the seventeenth century. Aged persons, alive... ...d the many tri umphs of my own party as it now did that of the Whigs. The Democrats take the offices, as a general rule, because they 35 Hawthorne n... ...rge from one an other—had sometimes made it questionable with his brother Democrats whether he was a friend. Now, after he had won the crown of marty... ...time till an hour past meridian. A blessing on the righteous colony of the Massachusetts, where iniquity is dragged out into the sunshine! Come along,... ... time agone he was minded to cross over and cast in his lot with us of the Massachusetts. T o this pur pose he sent his wife before him, remaining hi... ... well if he be still in life,” responded the townsman. “Now, good Sir, our Massachusetts magistracy, bethinking themselves that this woman is youthful...

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The Writings of Abraham Lincoln in Seven Volumes Volume 6 of 7

By: Abraham Lincoln

...h you request of me, I cannot overlook the fact that the meeting speak as “Democrats.” Nor can I, with full respect for their known intelligence, and ... ...ent, or in any way other than that they preferred to designate themselves “Democrats” rather than “American citizens.” In this time of national peril ... ... denied me this I will yet be thankful for the country’s sake that not all Democrats have done so. He on whose discretionary judgment Mr. V allandigha... ...ial mantle at the hands of President Jackson. And still more: of all those Democrats who are nobly exposing their lives and shedding their blood on th... ...ac: Owing to the press in behalf of Daniel Sullivan, Company E, Thirteenth Massachusetts, and the doubt; though small, which you express of his guilty...

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Babbitt

By: Sinclair Lewis

...i- date for mayor of Zenith on an alarming labor ticket. To oppose him the Democrats and Republicans united on Lucas Prout, a mattress-manufacturer wi... ... some day be a Third Party which would give trouble to the Republicans and Democrats. Escott shook hands with Babbitt three times, at parting. Babbitt... ...iversity, an old man and white-bearded, known to come from a distinguished Massachusetts family. “Why, gosh,” Babbitt marveled, “a swell like him in w...

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Main Street

By: Sinclair Lewis

...o the bank for a talk, and tell ‘em a few things. I don’t mind their being democrats, so much, but I won’t stand having socialists around. But thank G... ...ad seen it on a summer trip to Cape Cod. “Have you been clear to Cape Cod? Massachusetts? I knew you’d traveled, but I never realized you’d been that ... ...t, “Oh my yes. It was a wonderful trip. So many points of interest through Massachusetts—historical. There’s Lex- ington where we turned back the redc... ... oil-wells, the com- parative merits of young men born in Minnesota and in Massachusetts, the question of prohibition, the future cost of motor tires,...

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The Pioneers Or, The Sources of the Susquehanna a Descriptive Tale

By: James Fenimore Cooper

...ere tempted by their representations to leave the farms of Connecticut and Massachusetts, to make a trial of fortune in the woods. During all this tim... ...of your Washington’—a very sensible man, I declare, and none of your crazy democrats. Hum, hum—’our gallant navy’—hum, hum—’under our most excellent m...

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The 9/11 Commission Report Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States

By: Thomas H. Kean

...eople for their consideration. Ten Commissioners—five Republicans and five Democrats chosen by elected leaders from our nation’s capital at a time of ... ...with one pair of ready fighters: Otis Air National Guard Base in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, and Langley Air Force Base in Hampton,Virginia. 100 Other fa... ...e stations the two F-15 alert aircraft at Otis Air Force Base in Falmouth, Massachusetts, 153 miles away from New Y ork City. The air defense of Ameri... ...eal of discussion took place in the media about the crash off the coast of Massachusetts of EgyptAir Flight 990, a Boeing 767.The most plausible expla... ...JFK Airport response to Commission questions for the record, June 4, 2004; Massachusetts Port Authority, Logan International Airport, and Hanscom Airf...

...ident of the United States, the United States Congress, and the American people for their consideration. Ten Commissioners--five Republicans and five Democrats chosen by elected leaders from our nation?s capital at a time of great partisan division--have come together to present this report without dissent....

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The Writings of Abraham Lincoln in Seven Volumes Volume 2 of 7

By: Abraham Lincoln

...Canfield says he would like to have a document or two from you. The Locos (Democrats) here are in considerable trouble about Van Buren’s letter on Tex... ... Last night we held a Whig caucus for the House, and nominated Winthrop of Massachusetts for speaker, Sargent of Pennsylvania for sergeant-at-arms, Ho... ... that the Committee on the Post-office was composed of five Whigs and four Democrats, and their report was un- derstood as sustaining, not impugning, ... ... That report had met with the approbation of all the Whigs, and of all the Democrats also, with the exception of one, and he wanted to go even further... ... silent on that point, at least till the war should be ended. Some leading Democrats, including ex-President Van Buren, have taken this same view, as ... ...tes, saying that the people of Illinois agreed entirely with the people of Massachusetts on this subject, except perhaps that they did not keep so con... ..., Kentucky and Tennessee, was, I believe, within the limits of or owned by Massachusetts, Virginia, and North Carolina. As to the Northwestern Territo... ... for it, beginning in the House of Representa- tives with Charles Allen of Massachusetts, and ending with Richard Y ates of Illinois; and that he coul... ...ition of slavery were presented to the very first Congress by Virginia and Massachusetts alike. To show the harmony which pre- vailed, I will state th...

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A Plea for Captain John Brown

By: Henry David Thoreau

...’ day, and eat parched corn in remembrance of that time. They were neither Democrats nor Republicans, but men of simple habits, straightforward, praye... ...earth around us, but I would rather see the statue of Captain Brown in the Massachusetts State-House yard, than that of any other man whom I know. I r... ...k. It was no human power that gathered them about this preacher. What have Massachusetts and the North sent a few sane representatives to Congress for... ...illions of slaves. They are determined to keep them in this condition; and Massachusetts is one of the confederated overseers to pre- vent their escap... ...of Massa- chusetts, but such are they who rule and are obeyed here. It was Massachusetts, as well as Virginia, that put down this insurrection at Harp...

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North America Volume One

By: Anthony Trollope

... of this page would have been as unreasonable had that reader been born in Massachusetts. Mr. and Mrs. Jones are the dearly-beloved friends of my fami... ...ould be well for all parties if the whole State could be swal- lowed up by Massachusetts or by Connecticut, either of 34 North America V ol. 1 which ... ...New England consists of the six States of Maine, New Hamp- shire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island. This is especially the land o... ...that it is so in any civil or political sense; it is simply the capital of Massachusetts. But as it is the Athens of the Western world; as it was the ... ...l of course belong to the North. They are Maine, New Hampshire, Ver- mont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut— the six States which should b... ... own party could say for him, even in his own State of New York. As to the Democrats, their language respecting him was as harsh as any that I have he... .... Lin- coln at that time submitted himself to a compromise in favor of the Democrats, promising the support of the gov- 323 Trollope ernment to certa...

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The Scarlet Letter

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

...f our ancestors. She had flourished during the period between the early days of Massachusetts and the close of the seventeenth century. Aged persons, a... ...uished the many triumphs of my own party as it n ow did that of the Whigs. The Democrats take the offices, as a general rule, because they need them, a... ...diverge from one another — had sometimes made it questionable with his brother Democrats whether he was THE CUSTOM HOUSE 29 a friend. Now, after he h... ...his time till an hour past meridian. A blessing on the righteous colony of the Massachusetts, where iniquity is dragged out into the sun shine! Come ... ...good time agone he was minded to cross over and cast in his lot with us of the Massachusetts. To this purpose he sent his wife before him, remaining h... ... him well if he be still in life,” responded the townsman. “Now, good Sir, our Massachusetts magistracy, bethinking themselves that this woman is yout...

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Inaugural Addresses of the Presidents of the United States from George Washington to Bill Clinton

...pect to which we ought not to be, in a partisan sense, either Republicans or Democrats, but fellow citizens and fellowmen, to whom the interests of a ... ... The offices of President and Vice President have been put into the hands of Democrats. What does the change mean? That is the question that is upperm... ...uled. The election of 1960 had been close, and the Democratic Sena tor from Massachusetts was eager to gather support for his agenda. He attended Hol... ...e His purpose. Jimmy Carter INAUGURAL ADDRESS THURSDAY, JANUARY 20, 1977 The Democrats reclaimed the White House in the 1976 election. The Governor fr... ...the greatest among the Founding Fathers, Dr. Joseph Warren, President of the Massachusetts Congress, said to his fellow Americans, INAUGURAL ADDRESSES... ...r better than in those times of great challenge when we came together not as Democrats or Republi cans, but as Americans united in a common cause. Tw...

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Essays

By: Ralph Waldo Emerson

...e and with each new uproar of announcement, The delegation from Essex! The Democrats from New Hamp- shire! The Whigs of Maine! the young patriot feels... ...there the muses, there the gods sojourn, and not in any geography of fame. Massachusetts, Connecticut River and Boston Bay you think paltry places, an... ...the religious sentiment of the present time ac- cords better with it. Born democrats, we are nowise quali- fied to judge of monarchy, which, to our fa... ...on, of Fourier, and of Owen, three communities have already been formed in Massachusetts on kindred plans, and many more in the country at large. They...

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