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  • He welcomed warmly the entrance of the Americans into the war in the spring of 1917.
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  • The Americans, outnumbered three to one, defeated.
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  • He then went back to the Indian country, and remained hostile to the Americans until his death.
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  • The Malay population of the peninsula, including immigrants from the eastern archipelago, number some 750,000 to Soo,000, while the Tamils and other natives of India number about ioo,000, the aboriginal natives of the peninsula perhaps 20,000, Europeans and Americans about 6500, and Eurasians about 9000.
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  • She reinforced her story with A Key to Uncle Tom's Cabin, in which she accumulated a large number of documents and testimonies against the great evil; and in 1853 she made a journey to Europe, devoting herself especially to creating an entente cordiale between Englishwomen and Americans on the question of the day.
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  • It contains the distinct proposal that the transport of letters should be wholly gratuitous - the precursor of subsequent reform - and the prophecy that, under given circumstances, "the Americans would raise cheaper corn than has ever been raised."
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  • Americans and Europeans began to discuss the question of annexation, recognizing the importance of the geographical position of the islands.
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  • Civil war immediately ensued, in which several American and British officers and sailors were killed by the natives, the Germans upholding the claims of Mataafa, and the British and Americans supporting the rival candidate.
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  • At that time thousands of Americans in Europe found their funds shut off, and Mr. Hoover headed a committee in London to give all possible assistance to those in England.
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  • In the War of 1812 Sackett's Harbor was an important strategic point for the Americans, who had here a naval station, Fort Tompkins, at the base of Navy Point, and Fort Volunteer, on the eastern side of the harbour.
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  • In the vicinity is the Grove Street Cemetery, in which are the graves of many famous Americans.
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  • For example, after the size of 1904-1905 crops became known, and the Americans attempted to hold back cotton, the " points on " for many qualities rose considerably owing to artificial scarcity, though the price of cotton, as indicated by " spot," remained low.
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  • He maintained that Americans should show chief concern for America, and opposed all tendencies toward internationalism.
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  • About the same time an attempt to organize a government at St Mary's was made by American sympathizers, and a petty civil war began between the Americans, who called themselves " Patriots," and the Indians, who were encouraged by the Spanish.
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  • In 1818 General Jackson, believing that the Spanish were aiding the Seminole Indians and inciting them to attack the Americans, again captured Pensacola.
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  • The constitution requires that at least five of the eleven members of the Executive Council shall be native inhabitants of Porto Rico; in practice the six members who are also heads of the administrative departments have been Americans while the other five have been Porto Ricans.
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  • Reinforcements were also brought up from San Juan and preparations made to resist an attack by the Americans, despite the current rumours of approaching peace.
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  • The advance of the Americans had been rapid and decisive, with a small loss of life - three killed and forty wounded - due to the skill with which the military manoeuvres were planned and executed and the cordial welcome given the invaders by the inhabitants.
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  • Early in the War of Independence Paulus Hook was fortified by the Americans, but soon after the battle of Long Island they abandoned it, and on the 23rd of September 1776 it was occupied by the British.
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  • Of course, generally speaking, less advance was made than in many previous decades, owing to the interregnum caused by the World War, when all British, French, German, and Austrian work was held up, and only the Americans and to a lesser degree the so-called " Egyptian " Service of Antiquities (manned by French and English) did any digging at all; while in all the European countries the energies of all the archaeologists who were not superannuated were transferred to the field of war, and there was no time left to write little papers, still less big books.
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  • It was for some time thought that from Sierra Leone as a centre industry and civilization might be diffused amongst the nations of the continent; and in 1822 the colony (which in 1847 became the independent republic) of Liberia had been founded by Americans with a similar object; but in neither case have these expectations been adequately fulfilled.
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  • The machinations of Aaron Burr are of interest in connexion with Louisiana annals, and likewise the settlement and revolutionizing of West Florida by Americans.
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  • Another over-dress of the Romans was the paenula, a cloak akin to the poncho of the modern Spaniards and Spanish Americans, i.e.
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  • The Germans laid the greatest stress on measures with the heliometer; the Americans, English, and French on the photographic method.
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  • The photographs led to no more definite result than the observations of contacts, except perhaps those taken by the Americans, who had adopted a more complete system than the Europeans; but even these were by no means satisfactory.
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  • The Americans and the Jesuits have missionary schools for the Armenian population.
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  • The Protestant contingent consists of a number of small congregations scattered throughout the country, a few Portuguese Protestants from the Azores, a part of the German colonists settled in the central and southern states, and a large percentage of the North Europeans and Americans temporarily resident in Brazil.
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  • The Washington government had indeed no cause to be well disposed to Castro, for he treated the interests of Americans in Venezuela with the same highhanded contempt for honesty and justice as those of Europeans.
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  • The most interesting of all the experiments, not alone from its own history, but also from the fact that it attracted the support of many of the most intellectual and cultured Americans was that of Brook Farm.
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  • In Burgoyne's expedition (1777) Skene and his son, Andrew Philip Skene (1753-1826), served as guides, and Skenesborough was recovered by the British after most of it had been burned by the Americans.
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  • The original aim was to influence the old Nestorian Church rather than to set up a new religious body, but the wide difference between Presbyterians and an Oriental Church rendered the attempt abortive, and the result of the labours of the Americans has been the establishment since 1862 of a Syrian Protestant community in Persia, with some adherents in Turkey.
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  • It was then that he made his famous festival speech at St Louis, in which he gave an animated expression to the enthusiasm of the German Americans for their newly-united fatherland.
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  • The British pursued, and the next day there was a severe engagement in which the Americans were driven from Turkey and Quaker Hills.
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  • On the 30th the Americans, learning of the approach of Lord Howe's fleet with 5000 troops under Clinton, decided to abandon the island.
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  • The Spanish Americans plant the Opuntias around their houses, where they serve as impenetrable fences.
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  • It must be remembered that during the colonial period the Spanish and Mexican population was never very large, that the first permanent Anglo-American settlement was not established until 1821, that there was ill-feeling between the two peoples almost from the very beginning, and that in fifteen years the Americans carried through a successful rebellion.
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  • The correspondence was shown to Franklin by a mysterious " member of parliament " to back up the contention that the quartering of troops in Boston was suggested, not by the British ministry, but by Americans and Bostonians.
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  • After bold and repeated overtures for an exchange of prisoners - an important matter, both because the American frigates had no place in which to - stow away their prisoners, and because of the maltreatment _ of American captives in such prisons as Dartmoor - exchanges began at the end of March 1779, although there were annoying delays, and immediately after November 1781 there was a long break in the agreement; and the Americans discharged from English prisons were constantly in need of money.
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  • France, he observed, needed the spur to practical energy which the Americans had at hand in the effort to subdue the difficulties placed in their way by nature.
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  • No statement of the influence which Massachusetts has exerted upon the American people, through intellectual activity, and even through vagary, is complete without an enumeration of the names which, to Americans at least, are the signs of this influence and activity.
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  • Worth in the early morning of the 8th of September these buildings were defended by more than io,000 Mexicans under Generals Leon, Alvarez and Perez, and they were captured only after a most desperate fight, which cost the Americans 787 killed and wounded and the Mexicans at least 2000 killed, wounded, and prisoners.
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  • To enter the city by way of the Tacubaya causeway it was still necessary for the Americans to capture Chapultepec. This hill, defended by about 4000 Mexicans under General Nicolas Bravo, was bombarded on the 12th of September, and was carried by assault on the 13th.
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  • The newcomers married in the country, and died there, leaving their families to grow up Americans.
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  • In the four subdivisions of humanity based on the hair, the Americans are straight-haired or Mongoloid.
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  • The Shoshoni, Shahaptin and Salish tribes are of middle stature; on the coast of British Columbia, Puget Sound, in Oregon, and northern California, are the shortest of all the North Americans save the Eskimo, while among them, on the Columbia, are taller tribes.
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  • To the oldtime belief that languages multiplied by splitting and colonizing, must be added the theory that languages were formerly more numerous, and that those of the Americans were formed by combining.
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  • To supply their wants the Americans invented modifications in natural materials, the working of which was their industries.
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  • The architectural Mexicans, Central Americans, and especially the Peruvians, had no derricks or other hoisting devices, but rolled great stones into place along prepared ways and up inclined planes of earth, which were afterwards removed.
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  • The mound builders, Pueblo tribes, middle Americans and Peruvians, were potters of many schools; gorgeous colour fascinated the Amazonians, the Patagonians delighted in skins, and even the Fuegians saw beauty in the pretty snail shells of their desolate island shores.
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  • Soon after the engagement began a large part of the Americans, mostly North Carolina and Virginia militia, fled precipitately, carrying Gates with them; but Baron De Kalb and the Maryland troops fought bravely until overwhelmed by numbers, De Kalb himself being mortally wounded.
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  • It was occupied by the Americans in August 1846, then (without bloodshed) by the Californians in October, and again definitively by the American forces on the 27th of November 1846.
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  • Shortly after 1846, the British began to assert that the Rosario Strait and not Haro Strait (as the Americans held) was the channel separating the mainland and Vancouver Island, thus claiming the Haro Archipelago of which San Juan was the principal island.
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  • The population was composed of 71,462 Chinese, 34,286 Malays, 18,740 Tamils and other natives of India, 1649 Eurasians, 993 Europeans and Americans, and 1699 persons of other nationalities.
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  • Of Europeans and Americans there are between 1300 and 1500, mostly resident in Bangkok.
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  • Englishmen number about boo; Germans, 190; Danes, 160; Americans, 150, and other nationalities are represented in smaller numbers.
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  • Among the city's prominent buildings are the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western station, the Hoboken Academy (1860), founded by German Americans, and the public library.
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  • From it the British made frequent predatory raids into New Jersey and the Americans made several retaliatory raids into the island.
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  • In 1829 Mrs Frances Trollope established in Cincinnati, where she lived for a part of two years, a "Bazar," which as the principal means of carrying out her plan to benefit the town was entirely unsuccessful; a vivid but scarcely unbiassed picture of Cincinnati in the early thirties is to be found in her Domestic Manners of the Americans (1831).
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  • The Americans beat him, and once more (1848) he went into exile.
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  • It is not to be supposed that there were no orderly colonists, but that the natives suffered much at the hands of Europeans and Americans is only too clear.
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  • When the Whigs were destroyed by the slavery issue some of them immediately became Democrats, but the majority became Americans, or KnowNothings.
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  • The accurate and experienced Alexander von Humboldt considered the native Americans of both continents to be substantially similar in race-characters.
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  • If now the native Americans be compared with the races of the regions across the oceans to their east and west, it will be seen that their unlikeness is extreme to the races eastward of them, whether white Europeans or black Africans.
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  • At whatever date the Americans began to people America, they must have had time to import or develop the numerous families of languages actually found there, in none of which has community of origin been satisfactorily proved with any other language-group at home or abroad.
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  • The accounts given by Spanish writers of the Central Americans in their state after the Spanish conquest are very scanty in corn parison with the voluminous descriptions of Aztec life.
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  • We have the means of comparing the personal appearance of the Mexicans and Central Americans by their portraits on early sculptures, vases, &c.; and, though there does not appear any clear distinction of race-type, the extraordinary back-sloping foreheads of such figures as those of the bas-reliefs of Palenque prove that the custom of flattening the skull in infancy prevailed in Central America to an extent quite beyond any such habit in Mexico.
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  • In moral effect the battle proved anything but a defeat to the Americans, who now drew a cordon of works around Boston, hemming Howe's army in a contracted, and, as it proved, untenable, position.
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  • On the 22nd of August he crossed the Narrows to the Long Island 20,000 on the 25th, and on the 27th surprised the Americans, driving them into their Brooklyn works and inflicting a loss of about 1400 men.
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  • This was the heaviest blow to the Americans throughout the war in the north.
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  • While these closing successes inspirited the Americans, it was undeniable that the campaign had gone heavily against them.
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  • Driving the Americans under General Arthur St Clair out of Ticonderoga, and making his way through the deep woods with difficulty, he reached the Hudson at Fort Edward on the 30th of July.
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  • General Philip Schuyler, commanding the Americans in that quarter, retreated to Stillwater, 30 m.
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  • This expedition did much to free the frontier from Indian raids, gave the Americans a hold upon the north-west, of which their diplomats duly took advantage in the peace negotiations, and later, by giving the states a community of interest in the western lands, greatly promoted the idea of union.
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  • An unsuccessful attempt was made to drive them out in 1778 by the Americans assisted by the French admiral d'Estaing and a French corps.
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  • Cornwallis marched leisurely into North Carolina, but before meeting Greene some months later he suffered the loss of two detachments sent at intervals to disperse various partisan corps of the Americans.
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  • The Americans were not yet in a position to provide a fleet.
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  • The French government, which by the fault of the British administration was allowed to take the offensive, had three objects in view - to help the Americans, to expel the British from the West Indies and to occupy the main strength of the naval forces of Great Britain in the Channel.
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  • The French admiral did not venture to make an attack, and on the 22nd of July sailed to co-operate with the Americans in an endeavour to expel the British garrison from Rhode Island.
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  • D'Estaing, after co-operating unsuccessfully with the Americans in an attack on Savannah, in September also returned to Europe.
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  • It includes a foreign population of about 12,000 Europeans and North Americans, among them being many Jews from the west of the United States.
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  • Officially the name is The United States of America, but The United States (used as a singular and not a plural) has become accepted as the name of the country; and pre-eminent usage has now made its citizens Americans, in distinctiofi from the other inhabitants of North and South America.
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  • The area of the United States, as here considered, exclusive of Alaska and outlying possessions, occupies a belt nearly twenty degrees of middle latitude in width, and crosses Boundaries sad Area, North America from the Atlantic to the Pacific. The southern boundary is naturally defined on the east by the Gulf of Mexico; its western extension crosses obliquely over the western highlands, along an irregular line determined by aggressive Americans of Anglo-Saxon stock against Americans of Spanish stock.
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  • Separating from the total population of the country in 1900 the non-Caucasians (9,185,379), all white persons having both parents foreign (20,803,800), and one-half (2,541,365) of the number of persons having only one parent foreign, the remaining 43,555,250 native inhabitants comprised the descendants of the Americans of 1790, plus those of the few inhabitants of annexed territories, plus those in the third and higher generations of the foreigners who entered the country after 1790 (or for practical purposes, after 1800).
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  • But it is not merely to the faith of the Western Americans in the people that their introduction is due.
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  • In 1724 he was nominated to the rich deanery of Derry, but had hardly been appointed before he was using every effort to resign it in order to devote himself to his scheme of founding a college in the Bermudas, and extending its benefits to the Americans.
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  • Many naturalized foreign Catholics, including Americans, were among the original settlers.
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  • The controversial literature connected with this latest schism is abundant, not only in Persian, but in English, for since 1900 many Americans have adopted the religion of Baha.
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  • Adjoining it is the Forest Lawn cemetery, in which are monuments to President Millard Fillmore, and to the famous Seneca chief Red Jacket (1751-1830), a friend of the whites, who was faithful when approached by Tecumseh and the Prophet, and warned the Americans of their danger; by many he has been considered the greatest orator of his race.
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  • There are a large number of foreign residents, notably Austro-Hungarians and Russians, and also a considerable colony of English and Americans, the latter amounting to about 150o.
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  • He was presented with the freedom of the city of London, and it is said that his pamphlet had no inconsiderable share in determining the Americans to declare their independence.
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  • It is folly to speak of a donation of lands which did not belong to the pope, or to maintain that the freedom of the Americans was extinguished by the decision of Alexander VI.
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  • About 1831 both she and her husband began to identify themselves with the anti-slavery cause, and in 1833 she published An Appeal for that Class of Americans called Africans, a stirring portrayal of the evils of slavery, and an argument for immediate abolition, which had a powerful influence in winning recruits to the anti-slavery cause.
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  • In these actions, except the last, the Americans had the advantage of greater size and a heavier broadside, but they showed excellent seamanship and gunnery.
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  • In July, before the Americans were ready, Brock seized Mackinac at the head of Lake Huron; and on the 16th of August Detroit in the channel between Huron and Erie was surrendered.
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  • Montreal on the St Lawrence was a strong position on the British side to which, however, the Americans had an easy road of approach by Lake Champlain.
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  • Sound reasoning would have led the Americans to direct their chief attacks on Kingston and Montreal, since success at those points would have isolated the British posts on Lakes Ontario, Erie and Huron.
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  • The Americans, who had far greater facilities for building than the British, allowed themselves to be forestalled.
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  • In the second half of 1812 the British general, Sir Isaac Brock, lieutenantgovernor of Upper Canada, adopted measures for opposing the Americans on the frontier line, between Huron and Erie.
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  • The Americans were driven back.
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  • The Canadians on the other hand, both the French who were traditionally amenable to authority and those of English descent, who being largely sons of loyalists of the War of Independence had a bitter hatred of the Americans, did excellent service.
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  • On Ontario the Americans pushed on their preparations at Sackett's Harbour under Isaac Chauncey; the English were similarly engaged at Kingston.
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  • On Lake Erie the energy of Captain Perry, aided by what appears to have been the misjudgment of Barclay, enabled him to get a superior n force by the 4th of August, and on the 10th of September he fought a successful action which left the Americans masters of Lake Erie.
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  • In April 1813 the Americans took York (now Toronto), and in May moved on Fort George; but a counter-attack by Yeo and Prevost on Sackett's Harbour, on the 2gth of May, having made the Americans anxious about the safety of their base, naval support failed the American generals, and they were paralysed.
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  • The Americans turned to the east of Ontario, intending to assail Montreal by the St Lawrence in combination with their forces at Lake Champlain.
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  • Their attack on the Niagara peninsula led to hot fighting at Chippewa (July 5) and Lundy's Lane (July 25), the first a success for the Americans, the second a drawn battle.
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  • In the Carolines and Marshalls it has now largely passed to German missionaries, the Americans having enough to do in the Philippines, where there are already over 27,000 Protestants.
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  • In Siam again the Americans, especially the Presbyterians, have been most prominent.
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  • At the head of Jamestown peninsula Cornwallis, in July 1781, attempted to trick the Americans under Lafayette and General Anthony Wayne by displaying a few men on the peninsula and concealing the principal part of his army on the mainland; but when Wayne discovered the trap he made first a vigorous charge, and then a retreat to Lafayette's line.
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  • Perhaps for ingenuity and the latest methods of manipulating skins in the manufacturing of furs the Americans lead the way, but as fur cutters are more or less of a roving and cosmopolitan character the larger fur businesses in London, Berlin, Vienna, St Petersburg, Paris and New York are guided by the same thorough and comparatively advanced principles.
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  • The American badger (Taxidea americans) ranges over the greater part of the United States, and in habits closely resembles the European species, but seems to be more carnivorous.
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  • The construction of the harbour was begun about 1880 by the Spanish government, but the work was less than one-third completed when the Americans took possession.
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  • Trouble now arose between the Americans and the Filipinos under the leadership of Emilio Aguinaldo, for the latter wished to establish a government of their own.
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  • On the recommendation of the prince of Conde he became tutor to two young Americans travelling in Europe.
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  • On the 31st of October, then commanded by Joseph Fry, a former officer of the Federal and Confederate navies, and having a crew of fifty-two (chiefly Americans and Englishmen) and 103 passengers (mostly Cubans), she was captured off Morant Bay, Jamaica, by the Spanish vessel "Tornado," and was taken to Santiago, where, after a summary XXIV.
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  • Under an agreement of the 27th of February 1875, the Spanish government paid to the United States an indemnity of $80,000 for the execution of the Americans, and an indemnity was also paid to the British government.'
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  • Perhaps his most noted achievements were the raising of a corps at Philadelphia, called the Irish Volunteers, who under him became famous for their fighting qualities, and the victory of Hobkirk's Hill, which, in command of only a small force, he gained by superior military skill and determination against a much larger body of Americans.
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  • His portraits of Washington do not appeal so strongly to Americans as do those of Gilbert Stuart, but his admitted skill as a draughtsman gives to all of his work considerable historical value.
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  • Halae in Locris was dug by Americans in 1911.
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  • The foreign population is small, the total being estimated at about 6000, of which 5000 are natives of the neighbouring Latin republics, 700 Europeans and Americans, and 300 Chinese.
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  • Basswood (Tilia americans) is common in Canada and in the northern United States.
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  • His aspiration that colonists and Americans should be attracted to Oxford has been realized by Mr Rhodes's will.
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  • Separation from European politics - the doctrine of" America for Americans "that was embodied later in the Monroe declaration - was a tenet cherished by Jefferson as by other leaders (not, however, Hamilton) and by none cherished more firmly, for by nature he was peculiarly opposed to war, and peace was a fundamental part of his politics.
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  • Moreover, independently of special incentives to the alarmist and the man of property, the opinions of many Americans turned again, after the war, into a current of sympathy for England, as naturally as American commerce returned to English ports.
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  • Governor Estevan Miro of Louisiana, however, disapproved of the grant, on the ground that it would cause the province to be overrun by Americans; the settlers became restive under the restraints imposed upon them; Morgan himself left; and in December 1811 and January 1812 a series of severe earthquake shocks caused a general emigration.
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  • The native farmers are lazy and slow to appreciate the advantages of the methods recommended by the Americans.
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  • More than half the representatives of the white race (1903) were Americans.
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  • The first popular assembly, of 80 members, was opened at Manila on the 16th of October 1907, and since then the legislature has been composed of two branches, the Philippine Commission (five Americans and four, formerly three, Filipinos), and the Philippine Assembly.
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  • The supreme court consists of seven members, four Americans and three Filipinos; and the chief justice and associate justices of the supreme court are appointed by the president of the United States with the consent of the Senate.
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  • The Americans occupied Cavite.
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  • During this period the Filipino army remained under arms. On the 4th of February hostilities broke out between the Americans and the Filipinos.
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  • Until the war of 1870, the prevailing nationality was French, but of late years Americans, Russians and English are the more numerous.
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  • His opposition to slavery, however, together with his popularity - won by the successes, hardships and dangers of his exploring expeditions, and by his part in the conquest of California - led to his nomination, largely on the ground of "availability," for the presidency in 1856 by the Republicans (this being their first presidential campaign), and by the National Americans or "Know-Nothings."
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  • When Americans began to rule in California elk and antelope herded in great numbers in the Great Valley; the former may to-day sometimes be seen, possibly, in the northern forests, and the latter occasionally cross into the state from Nevada.
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  • There was, however, some jealousy of the ease with which Americans secured land grants, and an entirely just dislike of " bad " Americans.
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  • The Americans happened to predominate.
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  • Spain's fears passed on to Mexico, the Russians being feared only less than Americans.
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  • In 1836 and 1844 Americans were prominent in the incidents of revolution; divided in opinion in both years they were neutral in the actual " hostilities " of the latter, but some gave active support to the governor in 1836.
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  • Americans supposed that Great Britain wished to exchange Mexican bonds for California; France also was thought to be watching for an opening for gratifying supposed ambitions; and all parties saw that even without overt act by the United States the progress of American settlement seemed likely to gain them the province, whose connexion with Mexico had long been a notoriously loose one.
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  • In 1840 for too active interest in politics some Americans and Englishmen were temporarily expelled.
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  • Californians had been very friendly to Americans, but Larkin's intimates thought they had been tricked, and the people resented the stealthy and unprovoked breaking of peace, and unfortunately the Americans did not known how to treat them except inconsiderately and somewhat contemptuously.
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  • The aftermath of Fremont's filibustering acts, followed as they were by wholly needless hostilities and by some injustice then and later in the attitude of Americans toward the natives, was a growing misunderstanding, and estrangement regrettable in Californian history.
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  • Before the end of the war Mexican laws not incompatible with United States laws were by international law supposed to be in force; but nobody knew what they were, and the uncertainties of vague and variable alcalde jurisdictions were increased when Americans began to be alcaldes and grafted English common-law principles, like the jury, on Californian practices.
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  • It is estimated that 80,000 men reached the coast in 1849, about half of them coming overland; three-fourths were Americans.
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  • Titles thus gained would never have been questioned under continued Mexican government, but Americans were unaccustomed to such riches in land and to such laxity.
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  • At the same time, there is no doubt that much of the wine produced in the United States is of very fair quality, and this is largely due to the fact that the Americans have been at great pains to introduce the latest scientific methods in regard to the vine and wine-making.
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  • With the end of the Napoleonic wars in Europe the industries of the old world revived, and Americans began to feel their competition.
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  • The population of New Mexico consists of three distinct classes - Indians; Spanish-Americans; and english speaking non-hispanic americans.
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  • Wool at Chihuahua, some of the inhabitants revolted, and in January 1847 assassinated the governor, Charles Bent, and a number of Americans and Mexicans who had taken office under the new regime.
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  • All his attempts, as well as those of the Americans, against the town were repulsed with heavy loss, and he was finally compelled to retire.
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  • About 2300 Americans under General Nathanael Greene here attacked a slightly inferior force under Colonel Alexander Stewart; at first the Americans drove the British before them, but later in the day the latter took a position in a brick house and behind palisades, and from this position the Americans were unable to drive them.
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  • On the night of the 9th, however, Colonel Stewart retreated toward Charleston, abandoning 1000 stand of arms. The battle has been classed as a tactical victory for the British and a strategical victory for the Americans, terminating a campaign which left General Greene in virtual possession of the Carolinas, the British thereafter confining themselves to Charleston.
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  • The Americans lost in killed and wounded 408 men (including Colonel William Washington, wounded and captured); the British, 693.
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  • The Americans were badly handled, one of their number being killed and others severely hurt.
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  • The engagement lasted only a few minutes, but eight Americans were killed and nine were wounded; not more than two or three of the British were wounded.
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  • On their return they were continually fired upon by Americans from behind trees, rocks, buildings and other defences, and were threatened with complete destruction until they were rescued at Lexington by a force of moo men under Lord Hugh Percy (later, 1786, duke of Northumberland).
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  • There flocked to the Rand many thousands of British and other Europeans, together with a considerable number of Americans.
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  • With Jonathan Edwards, than whom he was much more of a man of affairs, and with Benjamin Franklin, whose mission in England somewhat resembled Mather's, he may be ranked among the greatest Americans of the period before the War of Independence.
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  • To these have been added a small number of Spanish Americans from neighbouring republics and some Portuguese Americans from Brazil.
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  • The prosperity it retains is not a little due to Portuguese from the Cape Verde Islands and the Azores, and to British Americans.
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  • The scenes are partly mythological (labours of Heracles), partly purely heraldic. Eighteen panels were transported to the Louvre in 1838; other fragments rewarded the Americans, and a scientific ground-plan was drawn.
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  • Although loving his profession, and this especially for the opening it gave in the direction of public life, he practically stepped outside the sphere dearest to young Americans, and lived henceforth the life of an agitator, or, like his father, that of a "public prosecutor."
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  • In January 1813 the inhabitants, fearing destruction from the British and their Indian allies, pleaded to the Americans for protection, and about 660 men from the army of General James Winchester (1752-1826), sent from the rapids of the Maumee river, on the 18th of January drove a small British force from the village.
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  • Proctor (1787-1859) with a force of British and Indians surprised the Americans, defeated their right wing, captured General Winchester and obtained from him an order for the surrender of his entire force.
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  • The ill-chosen name of Caucasian, invented by Blumenbach in allusion to a South Caucasian skull of specially typical proportions, and applied by him to the so-called white races, is still current; it brings into one race peoples such as the Arabs and Swedes, although these are scarcely less different than the Americans and Malays, who are set down as two distinct races.
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  • Bananas, yams, &c., were also largely cultivated, and there was considerable trade in coco-nut oil, timber, fish and fish oil and tortoise-shell, whaling being carried on, chiefly by Americans and French, in the neighbouring seas.
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  • The Americans were hospitably received; the immigrants, even Protestant clergymen, enjoyed by official goodwill complete religious toleration; and after about 1796 lavish land grants to Americans were made by the authorities, who wished to strengthen the colony against anticipated attacks by the British, from Canada.
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  • The French had lived in villages and maintained considerable communal life; the Americans scattered on homesteads.
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  • It contains car-works, foundries, and carpet and woollen factories, and is a summer resort, especially for Americans.
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  • The largest and most conspicuous member of this interesting family is the Mycteria americans, the gigantic stork so frequently seen in the Amazon valley, and even more numerous about the lagoons of northern Colombia.
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  • In the Cuban campaign he won particular distinction, and the victory of the Americans in the action of El Caney was in large measure due to his careful personal reconnaissances of the ground to be attacked and to the endurance of his own brigade.
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  • Fortunately for the Americans, however, the company in 1824 sent to the Columbia river as its chief factor and governor west of the Rocky Mountains Dr John McLoughlin (1784-1857), who ruled the region with an iron hand, but with a benevolent purpose, for twenty-two years.
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  • As early as 1841 the Americans in Oregon began to feel the need of some form of civil government, as the regulations of the Hudson's Bay Company were the only laws then known to the country.
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  • After this year the flow of immigrants steadily increased, about 1400 arriving in 1844, and 3000 in 1845.1 Signs of hostility to the Hudson's Bay Company now began to appear among the American population, and in 1845 the provisional government sought to extend its jurisdiction north of the Columbia river, where the Americans had hitherto refrained from settling.
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  • In spite of his strong attachment to England, and although he had defended the Stamp Act, in 1774, in the hope of averting war, he united with thirty-seven other Americans in a petition to parliament against the passing of the Boston Port Bill.
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  • As might have been expected, the Americans rsistcd.
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  • Even so, the issue of the struggle was for long doubtful, and there were moments when it might have ended by a policy of wise concession; but the Americans, though reduced at times to desperate straits, had the advantage of fighting in their own country, and above all they found in George Washington a leader after the model of the English country gentleman who had upheld the standard of liberty against the Stuarts, and worthy of the great cause for which they fought.
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  • The Americans had taken advantage of the war to draw into their own hands a large part of the British carrying trade, a process greatly encouraged by the establishment of the Continental System.
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  • To alarm the British force at Philadelphia the Americans floated kegs charged with gunpowder down the Delaware river towards that city, and the British, alarmed for the safety of their shipping, fired with cannon and small arms at everything they saw floating in the river.
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  • From his youth he was intensely bloodthirsty and hostile to the Americans.
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  • Americans think that this statement is altogether too pessimistic.
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  • Of his poems may be mentioned The Oath, a series of most beautiful ballads, with a tragical love-story of the 17th century as their base, but with many and happy satirical allusions to modern life; JOrundr, a long poem about the convict king, the Danish pirate Jorgensen, who nearly succeeded in making himself the master of Iceland, and The Fate of the Gods and The Men of the West (the Americans), two poems which, with their anti-clerical and half-socialistic tendencies, have caused strong protests from orthodox Lutheran clergy.
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  • Vergennes sought by a series of negotiations to secure the armed neutrality of the Northern Powers eventually carried out by Catherine II.; he ceded to the demands of Beaumarchais that France should secretly provide the Americans with arms and volunteers.
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  • Later again the Americans established themselves on the other side of the Suchow creek, on a piece of land fronting on the river, which there makes a sharp turn in an easterly direction.
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  • It was expected when the council was formed that the three settlements - the British, French and Americans - would have been incorporated into one municipality, but international jealousy prevented the fulfilment of the scheme, and it was not until 1863 that the Americans threw in their lot with the British.
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  • The census of the foreign population in 1905 showed 3713 British, 2157 Japanese, 1329 Portuguese, 991 Americans, 785 Germans and 568 Indians, out of a total of 11,497.
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  • A strong detachment of Americans under General Charles Lee was sent forward to harass the enemy's rear and if possible cut off a portion of their long baggage train.
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  • Clinton strengthened his rearguard, which turned upon the Americans and compelled them to retreat.
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  • The whalers are Norwegians and Americans and their headquarters are at Lobito Bay.
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  • In the meantime Manila and its garrison had surrendered to the Americans.
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  • The Americans were accused of issuing the placards; two Armenian professors were imprisoned; and the girls' school was burned down.
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  • Few Americans have received higher tributes from foreign authorities.
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  • We Americans have a nasty habit of playing with our food - like a cat.
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  • We Europeans enjoy a more liberal form of commitment than you Americans.
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  • African Americans likely be sold consider insuring only.
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  • For many centuries, South Americans had killed their victims with poison arrows that paralyzed muscles.
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  • While the number of Americans killed in action per month has declined slightly bomb attacks are now the largest killer of American troops.
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  • Which does n't augur well for the rest of us Non Americans.
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  • Ashley's company was the first to depend primarily upon trapping the beaver rather than buying them from Native Americans.
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  • The Americans were unprepared for the very high pressures encountered in wells at relatively shallow depths and suffered some blowouts as a result.
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  • The rest of the online based bookmakers will be watching their backs if they take sports bets from Americans.
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  • The Americans liberated the camp in time to save his life.
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  • He explored further up the river by birch bark canoe manned by native Americans.
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  • Instead of destroying the market economy, Americans are engaged in the slow process of superseding capitalism.
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  • So the Americans are right to play down the risk from their single case of BSE-infected cattle.
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  • Americans have recently celebrated Thanksgiving, and most of us are approaching the end of the year.
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  • The Americans were going to let Saddam bite a chunk out of the Kuwaiti border.
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  • Perhaps not for all you crazy Latin Americans that traded in tropical climes for the gray skies of London.
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  • And they have lost comrades, more than 1,100 brave Americans, whose memories this nation will honor forever.
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  • The news comes as people grow increasingly concerned at the attempt of Americans to impose their values on the World Wide Web.
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  • This brought on the battle of White Plains late in October, in which Howe gained no advantage; and from here both armies withdrew into New Jersey, the British capturing Fort Washington on the way, the Americans leaving behind garrisons to guard the Highlands of the Hudson.
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  • It is unnecessary to trace in detail the gradual conquest of the islands, or the hundreds of engagements, often small, between the rebels and the Americans.
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  • In short, Americans were hospitably received and very well treated by the government and the people; despite some formalities and ostensible surveillance there was no oppression whatever.
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  • Canada has produced some of the finest movie comedians of modern times - even if they are forever destined to be mistaken for Americans.
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  • Americans in general becoming an underground they decide anyone's guilt the city's downtown.
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  • They are Americans representing an oil company with the backing of the local emir.
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  • The Americans lead was gradually eroded further at 1,000 yards, where the Irish finished on 302 points for a total of 931.
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  • In the 1790s the Americans built some very large 44 gun frigates with an extra gun deck on top of the normal one.
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  • But we can also tell you about school children in Mosul who were badly frightened when they learned that Americans were visiting their school.
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  • Millions of Americans went to see The godfather that doesn't mean we all want to be gangsters or that we worship them.
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  • In fact Americans don't even say granny that often, its grandma over here.
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  • With most Americans I feel a deeper gulf still.
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  • The Americans seem to know haw to sell a story.
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  • As pulmonary hemorrhage a logit model americans are uninsured.
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  • Also, examine the buccal cavities of the human hookworm Nectar Americans.
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  • It can also be called the long hundredweight to distinguish it from what the Americans call the short hundredweight, which is 100 lbs.
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  • Their heirs later even sent a huge pagan idol, a ' Statue of Liberty ', to naive Americans.
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  • Dr. Levine is concerned about the totally inadequate intake of DHA by most Americans.
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  • My own suspicion is that the Americans may try for a war crimes indictment against Saddam Hussein.
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  • Americans are using inhalants at more than twice the rate of ecstasy and the prescription painkiller Oxycontin, they said.
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  • Ok I am one of the few americans here so I have to say something intelligent.
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  • Native Americans and Tibetans use juniper to cleanse and purify the physical and spiritual bodies.
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  • Thus, when the Americans built the levees, they exchanged a large risk of small floods for a small risk of large floods.
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  • It was the British poetry magazine of the period featuring most UK writers and leavened with Americans and with Europeans in translation.
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  • How many violent crimes are committed by the estimated 500,000 Americans who experience antidepressant induced mania each year?
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  • Among these artists were women, African Americans, and the Mexican muralists who were so influential at the time.
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  • It has been the Americans ' hope that Iraq would become Bush's staunchest ally among Arab nations.
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  • Voyages are especially native americans offering if you wish travel uniworld cruises.
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  • Americans have the added complication that the US gallon is less than the imperial gallon - 16 fluid ounces instead of twenty.
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  • No wonder the vast majority of Americans don't possess a passport.
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  • I would not willingly believe that such perfidy is common among the Americans.
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  • I know that it sounds terribly naive to Europeans, but it is not phoney - it is the genuine conviction of most Americans.
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  • Heart disease is the leading killer of Americans, but non-human primates do not form atherosclerotic plaque like humans either.
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  • The dramatic tension ratchets up because we see his deviousness long before the Americans notice it.
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  • No worse really than so many people calling americans rednecks & such like, is it?
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  • His greatest triumph was helping Britain beat the Americans to win gold in the world championships 4x400m relay in Tokyo in 1991.
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  • Yet it seems reprehensible, particularly for Americans, to declare hopelessness on behalf of people dying of a treatable disease.
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  • African Americans had effectively segregated themselves probably for the reasons which were identified by Zora Neale Hurston.
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  • Foreign stories this week - The Americans conduct an experiment in the development of an anti-missile shield in Space.
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  • The Americans achieved a reputation which guaranteed them higher freight rates, £ 6-£7 against the £ 3-£4 per ton paid to British shipowners.
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  • The Czechs spanking the USA has made things tough for them as the Americans will be tight at the back against the Italians.
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  • And as the Americans waited for the surrender to happen, people began a looting spree.
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  • Many politicians used the psychological fears of the West Coasters against the Japanese Americans to gain political stature among the voters.
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  • Americans hope to build on unbeaten streak against Canada.
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  • Americans for Medical Progress (a pro-vivisectionist lobby group based in the States) has been targeting the celebrity supporters of animal rights groups.
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  • Even in the most obscure communities Americans visited a tavern regularly if not daily.
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  • Two trips were required of one barge towed by a small tugboat to get the Americans and Australians to the Dai Mogi Maru.
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  • No wonder the Americans call this agency the UN watchdog, the term that is demeaning and condescending to the integrity of this organization.
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  • Sample companions include pet whippets, token Americans or mutes (remember, it worked for The Piano ).
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  • Also, a majority of Americans are against unauthorized wiretaps regardless of Bush's rhetoric in rationalizing the illegal surveillance.
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  • Most Americans don't look at class they just think someone hasn't yet developed the proper work ethic to make themselves rich.
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  • In 1900-1906 there were 143,122 immigrants, of whom 124,863 were Spaniards, 4557 were from the United States, 2561 were Spanish Americans, and a few were Italian, Syrian, Chinese, French, English, &c. The Chinese element is a remnant of a former coolie population; their numbers in 1907 (11,217) were less than a fourth the number in 1887.
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  • For his conduct in signing the advertisement soliciting subscriptions for the relief of the relatives of the Americans " murdered by the king's troops at Lexington and Concord," he was tried at the Guildhall on the 4th of July 1777, before Lord Mansfield, found guilty, and committed to the King's Bench prison in St George's Fields, from which he only emerged after a year's durance, and after a loss in fines and costs amounting to X1 200.
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  • It is generally called "couguar" by the French, "Leon" by the Spanish Americans, and "panther" by the Anglo-American hunters of the United States (see Carnivora).
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  • Jay and Adams disagreed with him on this point, believing that France intended to curtail the territorial aspirations of the Americans for her own benefit and for that of her ally, Spain.
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  • Boyd Dawkins and Brinton, that the French cave man came hither by way of Iceland; or with Keane, that two subvarieties, the long-headed Eskimo-Botocudo type and the Mexican roundheaded type, prior to all cultural developments, reached the New World, one by Iceland, the other by Bering Sea; or that Malayoid wanderers were stranded on the coast of South America; or that no breach of continuity has occurred since first the march of tribes began this way - ethnologists agree that the aborigines of the western came from the eastern hemisphere,and there is lacking any biological evidence of Caucasoid or Negroid blood flowing in the veins of Americans before the invasions of historic times.
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  • The Americans were defeated in the engagement that followed, and many of the prisoners taken were massacred or tortured by the Indians.
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  • It cannot be denied that there has been actual deterioration of the native races, and elimination in their numbers, consequent upon contact with Europeans and Americans (see further, Polynesia).
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  • The Americans attempted to check the advance of the British at the river Brandy in their defeat (see Brandywine); and on the 4th of October Washington directed a well-planned attack upon the enemy's camp at Germantown on the outskirts of the city, but failed of success.
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  • Americans think that this statement is altogether too pessimistic. Not sufficient account had been taken of the uncultivated land in farms, and of the possibilities of improving the yield, and still further cheapening the product.
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  • Major Patrick Ferguson with several hundred Loyalists and a small body of regulars, made a demonstration against the western settlements, but at King's Mountain in South Carolina he was completely defeated by the Americans, among whom Colonel Sevier and the troops led by him were conspicuous (see King'S Mountain) .
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  • There was much fighting; and several great battles took place between the British and the Americans.
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  • After this came the Great Depression, which so overwhelmed the social support structures that Americans turned to the government for help and have never turned back.
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  • Just half a century ago, Americans on average spent more than 20 percent of their income on food.
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  • During the Great Depression in the United States, many unemployed Americans simply left the city and went back to farm life, sometimes living with relatives.
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  • By one estimate in 1820, 70 percent of Americans farmed.
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  • In a recent survey, only a quarter of Americans answered that question with a "yes."
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  • We don't fault, at the first order, Native Americans or Norman Borlaug for cross-breeding better corn or wheat.
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  • I do not think Americans would tolerate widespread, untreated hunger in this nation as long as it could afford otherwise.
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  • In 2011, more than one hundred million Americans had passports.
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  • I have read that the English and Americans are cousins; but I am sure it would be much truer to say that we are brothers and sisters.
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  • Some are dinning in our ears that we Americans, and moderns generally, are intellectual dwarfs compared with the ancients, or even the Elizabethan men.
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  • Is it the rapacious anti-union beast run by Americans that exploits workers as portrayed by the GMB union?
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  • They admit that their colonial history has made them much more reluctant warriors than the Americans.
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  • Now, they run a taxi firm in New York City, and anger Americans instead with rude hand gestures and minor traffic offenses.
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  • Mandate at a with scam insurers americans persisted in.
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  • The Americans (three separate groups) who shouted very loudly in the Italian restaurant in Stirling.
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  • How sickening to hear so many Americans cheering to such utter trash.
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  • He also presents a stereotypical portrayal of the Native Americans of the region.
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  • According to the Federal Trade Commission, telemarketing fraud now costs Americans at least $ 40 billion a year.
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  • Transplant surgeons typically earn $ 200,000 to $ 300,000 per year, placing their income in the upper ¼ of 1% of Americans.
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  • Moreover, Americans tend to be uncomfortable with the notion of superiority, believing strongly in egalitarianism.
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  • This was the first time that Native Americans had united together to fight in such large numbers.
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  • The site was bombed by Israeli warplanes in 1981 and again by the Americans in the Gulf War 10 years later.
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  • People confessed and wept over their hatred of the Japanese and Americans.
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  • Sample companions include pet whippets, token Americans or mutes (remember, it worked for The Piano).
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  • Also, a majority of Americans are against unauthorized wiretaps regardless of Bush 's rhetoric in rationalizing the illegal surveillance.
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  • Most Americans do n't look at class they just think someone has n't yet developed the proper work ethic to make themselves rich.
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  • These damn ' Americans, limited as their technology otherwise was, had somehow managed to harness wormhole technology.
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  • We take as axiomatic our rights as Americans.
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  • The French have a reputation of being condescending with Americans, but I found them to be warm and welcoming.
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  • As the people ordinary Americans aspire to emulate, celebrities feel pressured to push the envelope.
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  • For the past several decades since Korean War, Americans have adopted thousands of children from other parts of the world.
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  • While Americans often give their children family names that have been passed down from one generation or another, the Chinese choose characters for given names.
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  • Middle- and upper-class African Americans are rarely connected to ghetto names.
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  • While the ending of the Civil War was a liberating time for African Americans, most held onto the names given them during their enslavement, continuing to pass those names onto their offspring.
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  • The Civil Rights movement brought about a change of view in many African Americans, however, as they sought to resurrect their heritage through the use of more traditional African names that held special meaning.
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  • While millions of Americans ditch their perfectly working model for the newest technology, you could capitalize on their loss by purchasing their used computer.
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  • Americans would soon discover this breed and become enamored of the unusual characteristics.
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  • According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Americans generated about 83 million tons of paper in 2007, of which over 54 percent was recycled.
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  • The Paper Industry Association Council estimates that Americans recycled over 63 percent of the paper generated in 2009.
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  • Many Americans waste a lot of money, but spending a little time to make your money go a little further may save you a great deal of money that you can put toward your debt reduction.
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  • With so many Americans in debt, countless ways of managing that debt have sprung up.
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  • Identity theft seems like something from an old crime movie, but thousands of Americans are experiencing the real-life horror of this every year.
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  • These benefits are what make debt consolidations a popular choice for many Americans.
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  • In 2008, nearly ten million Americans became victims of identity theft.
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  • Identity theft and penalty has become a popular topic of conversation since it's obvious that the crime of identity theft is not going anywhere anytime soon and, in fact, affects millions of Americans a year.
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  • Online identity theft is one of the most common types of this omnipresent crime, which affects about 10 million Americans a year, according to the Federal Trade Commission.
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  • According to the Federal Trade Commission, over 10 million Americans fall prey to identity theft each year.
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  • The study showed that Americans used debit cards 30.4 billion times in 2007.
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  • The biggest changes in values within the Greek culture in America would be Greek Americans who do not marry other Greek-Americans.
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  • Americans also sought a more simplistic style during this time period, and thus Mission style furniture was created.
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  • Mission furniture was banished to basements, unused store rooms, and storage sheds, as Americans and Europeans alike fell for the intriguing and unique modern trends that turned an otherwise traditional room into a piece of eclectic art.
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  • It can be built by hand or purchased fairly cheaply from companies that still sell the metal lawn chairs and the tables many Americans remember from the middle of the century.
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  • Following the Second World War, many Americans returned from active service to seek new lives in two-story houses in residential communities with their families.
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  • Energy savings - In 2006, Americans saved enough energy to avoid greenhouse gas emissions equal to those from 25 million cars and to save $14 billion on their utility bills.
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  • Americans are clamoring for less reliance on foreign oil, and less dependency on non renewable fuel sources, while also desiring lowered fuel costs.
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  • Americans tend to have a larger carbon footprint than the rest of the world, sadly, and also tend to be the least interested in doing much to reduce it.
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  • Other countries have already taken big and bold steps towards seriously reducing their carbon emissions, and all Americans should make an effort to get in step.
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  • According to afn.org, Americans throw away 18 billion disposable diapers a year.
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  • Filter for Good states that Americans use 38 billion water bottles a year.
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  • According to research done by NOP World, over 56 percent of Americans store their old cell phones and more than 70 percent don't even know that a cell phone can be recycled.
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  • According to the Clean Air Council, Americans don't always recycle, throwing away 2.5 million plastic bottles every hour.
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