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Domestic Manners of the Americans

By: Fanny Trollope

...TROLLOPE Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org THE AMERICANS Title: DOMESTIC MANNERS OF THE AMERICANS Author: FANNY TRO... ...ction World Public Library.org THE AMERICANS Title: DOMESTIC MANNERS OF THE AMERICANS Author: FANNY TROLLOPE Language: English Subject: Ficti... ...ww.WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and... ...... ...entering into society, but I was told that it contained two distinct sets of people, both celebrated, in their way, for their social meetings and eleg... ...easy and invidious to ridicule the peculiarities of appearance and manner in people of a different nation from ourselves; we may, too, at the same mom... ...in Cincinnati, may be drawn from the result of an experiment originated by a German, who taught drawing there. He conceived the project of forming a c... ..., and I never heard the academy of fine arts mentioned afterwards. This same German gentleman, on seeing Mr. H.'s sketches, was so well pleased with t... ... new misfortunes. We walked about a quarter of a mile, and coming to a steep descent, we thought ourselves extremely fortunate, and began to scramble ...

...Excerpt: Entrance of the Mississippi?Balize On the 4th of November, 1827, I sailed from London, accompanied by my son and two daughters; and after a favourable, though somewhat tedious voyage, arrived on Christmas?day at the mouth of the Missi...

...Table of Contents: Domestic Manners of the Americans, 1 -- Fanny Trollope, 1 -- Chapter 1. Entrance of the Mississippi?Balize, 2 -- Chapter 2. New Orleans?Society? Creoles and Quadroons Voyage up the Mississippi, 3 -- Chapter 3. Co...

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German American

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...Subcategories This category has the following 4 subcategories, out of 4 total. A ... ... American people of German descent ... ... American people of German descent ... ... American people of German descent ... ... American people of German descent ... ... American people of German descent ... ... German-American culture ... ... German-American culture ... ... American people of German descent ...

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Four Famous American Writers : Washington Irving, Edgar Allan Poe, James Russell Lowell, Bayard Taylor; A Book for Young Americans

By: Sherwin Cody

...re Collection World Public Library.org WRITERSLE Title: FOUR FAMOUS AMERICAN WRITERS Author: SHERWIN CODY Language: English Subject: Fiction... ...ww.WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and... ...raphies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve th... ...... ...ds of Kilkenny,” and many a gay time they had together,—rather too gay, some people thought. One of their favorite resorts was an old family mansion, ... ...discharge certain debts he has left behind.” When the book was published the people took it up, expecting to find a grave and learned history of New Y... ...kerbocker bread, and Knickerbocker ice,—and when I find New Yorkers of Dutch descent priding themselves upon being 'genuine Knickerbockers,' I please ... ...S 43 So his first volume, “A Year's Life,” was published, with the motto in German, “I have lived and loved.” The young poet's friends were very much... ...ttled near Brandywine Creek. Bayard's grandfather married a Lutheran of pure German blood, and on that account was expelled from the Society of Friend...

...tish soldiers were preparing to embark on their ships and sail back over the ocean, and General Washington would soon enter New York city at the head of the American army. While all true patriots were rejoicing at this happy turn of affairs, a little boy was born who was destined to be the first great American author....

...Table of Contents: Four Famous American Writers: Washington Irving, Edgar Allan Poe, James Russell Lowell, -- Bayard Taylor, 1 -- Sherwin Cody, 1 -- THE STORY OF WASHINGTON IRVING, 2 -- Chapter I. HIS CHILDHOOD, 2 -- Chapter II. IR...

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German Argentine

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...German Argentines Deutschargentinier Germano-argentino ... ... More than 3 million (descendants of German citizens: 1 million) (descendants of Volga Germans: ... ... More than 3 million (descendants of German citizens: 1 million) (descendants of Volga Germans: mor... ... (descendants of Volga Germans: more than 2 million) 8% of the Argentine population (only counting descendants of Germans citizens ... ...Deutschargentinier, Spanish: alemanes argentinos) are Argentines of German descent. The term "German" usually refers to ethnic Germans who immigrated ... ...lga Germans on ships destined for Brazil were diverted to Argentina. These people settled in Colonia General Alvear in the province of Entre Ríos. Add... ...nce became the most outstanding centers of colonization, as in both cities people of Volga German descent make up the majority of the population. At t... ... Héctor Germán Oesterheld (comic writer, considered the greatest South American to work in his field) C... ... Swiss Argentine German American German Brazilian ...

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Army Boys on German Soil

By: Homer Randall

...OMER RANDALL Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org GERMAN SOIL Title: ARMY BOYS ON GERMAN SOIL Author: HOMER RANDALL La... ...ww.WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and... ...raphies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve th... ...... ...e,” admitted Bart. “Everything was peaches and cream when we first came. The people fairly fell over themselves in trying to tell us how glad they wer... ...rly fell over themselves in trying to tell us how glad they were to have the Americans here instead of the French and English. Now they're getting che... ...e us all right,” declared Frank. “It makes them sore as the mischief to have Americans keeping the watch on the Rhine. They're mad enough to bite nail... ...ent of Camport, a thriving and prosperous town of about twenty−five thousand people. His father had died a few years before the war broke out, and Fra... ...rked Bart, as he watched the graceful curves described by the aviator in his descent. “Good old Dick!” observed Billy. “I wonder where he is now.” The...

...Excerpt: Chapter 1. THE FLASH FROM THE GUNS. ?I tell you, Bart, I don?t like the looks of things,? remarked Frank Sheldon to his chum, Bart Raymond, as the two stood on a corner in the German city of Coblenz on the Rhine. ?What?s on your mind?? inquired Bart, as he drew the collar of his raincoat more snugly ar...

...Table of Contents: Army Boys on German Soil, 1 -- Homer Randall, 1 -- Chapter I. THE FLASH FROM THE GUNS, 2 -- Chapter II. WRAPPED IN MYSTERY, 6 -- Chapter III. CAUGHT IN A STORM, 10 -- Chapter IV. THE RUINED CASTLE, 14 -- Chapter ...

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Argentine people of European descent

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...Subcategories This category has the following 46 subcategories, out of 46 total. A ... ... Argentine people of Albanian descent ... ... Argentine people of Albanian descent ... ... Argentine people of Albanian descent ... ... Argentine people of Aragonese descent ... ... Argentine people of German descent ... ...rigin European Argentine South American people of European descent People of Europea... ... People of European descent Latin American people of European descent Sub... ... Argentine people of German descent ...

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Animism; Or, Thought Currents of Primitive Peoples

By: George William Gilmore

...RE Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org CURRENTS OF PRIMITIVE PEOPLES Title: ANIMISM, OR, THOUGHT CURRENTS OF PRIMITI... ...sic Literature Collection World Public Library.org CURRENTS OF PRIMITIVE PEOPLES Title: ANIMISM, OR, THOUGHT CURRENTS OF PRIMITIVE PEOPLES Au... ...ww.WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and... ...... ...he population of India, the North Asiatic tribes, Oceanicans, Africans, and American Indians are, or were recently, animists. No stage of culture, n... ...in the place of his own baby a fairy changeling,[10] and the belief in the descent of a human gens from, e.g., eagle, fox, or snake, as in totemism... ...s, anima, animus, Irish anam, Sanskrit atman, Greek psyche, pneuma, thumos, German Geist, Dutch geest, English ghost, Hebrew nephesh, ruah, Sumerian... ...by the cultured Greeks and Romans, but are known to be employed among North American Indians, Zulus and Basutos in Africa, among the Calabars, and ... ...om Western Africa, Oceanica (e.g., Banks Islands [16]), Madagascar, Russia, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, and England, and even in China traces of li...

...Preface: The result of recent historical studies, whether on anthropological, sociological, archeological, or religious lines, has brought into ever clearer vision as the substratum of all civilizations that stage of culture from which this book...

...Table of Contents: ANIMISM, OR, THOUGHT CURRENTS OF PRIMITIVE PEOPLES, 1 -- GEORGE WILLIAM GILMORE, 1 -- Preface, 1 -- I. THE ANIMISTIC STAGE OF CULTURE THE CASE, 3 -- II. THE DISCOVERY OF THE SOUL, 7 -- III. THE SOUL'S NATURE, 11...

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Evolution

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...ost its eyesight during evolution. Breeding together different populations of this blind fish produced some offspring with functional eyes, since diff... ... Many human diseases are not static phenomena, but capable of evolution. Viruses, bacteria, fungi and cancers evolve to be resistant t... ...om religious literalists. The teaching of evolution in American secondary school biology classes was uncommon in most of the first... ...he Scopes Trial decision of 1925 caused the subject to become very rare in American secondary biology textbooks for a generation, but it was gradually... ...6): 672–77.   ^ Hall, Brian K (2003). "Descent with modification: the unity underlying homology and homoplasy as s... ...stri AR, Singh I (2003). "The unresolved problem of the third molar: would people be better off without it?". Journal of the American Dental Associati... ...ischer Systeme nach Prinzipien der biologischen Evolution (PhD thesis) (in German). Fromman-Holzboog.  ^ Holland, ... ... Common descent ... ... Notable people ...

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Animism; Or, Thought Currents of Primitive Peoples

By: George William Gilmore

... by GEORGE WILLIAM GILMORE ANIMISM, OR, THOUGHT CURRENTS OF PRIMITIVE PEOPLES GEORGE WILLIAM GILMORE Copyright © 2002 All Rights Res... ... GEORGE WILLIAM GILMORE ANIMISM, OR, THOUGHT CURRENTS OF PRIMITIVE PEOPLES GEORGE WILLIAM GILMORE Copyright © 2002 All Rights Reserved World W... ... Access Collection. http://worldLibrary.net - To download the PDF version of this document become a member of the World eBook Library Consortia and g... ...e population of India, the North Asiatic tribes, Oceanicans, Africans, and American Indians are, or were recently, animists. No stage of culture, no g... ...shipping there. The report has since travelled far and wide, and scores of people are visiting the grave every day, bringing much gain to the Hyogo tr... ...in the place of his own baby a fairy changeling,[10] and the belief in the descent of a human gens from, e.g., eagle, fox, or snake, as in totemism. S... ..., anima, animus, Irish anam, Sanskrit atman, Greek psyche, pneuma, thumos, German Geist, Dutch geest, English ghost, Hebrew nephesh, ruah, Sumerian zi... ...y the cultured Greeks and Romans, but are known to be employed among North American Indians, Zulus and Basutos in Africa, among the Calabars, and else... ...m Western Africa, Oceanica (e.g., Banks Islands [16]), Madagascar, Russia, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, and England, and even in China traces of like ...

...PREFACE: THE result of recent historical studies, whether on anthropological, sociological, archeological, or religious lines, has brought into ever clearer vision as the substratum of all civilizations that stage of culture from which this book...

...· PREFACE · I. THE ANIMISTIC STAGE OF CULTURE--THE CASE · II. THE DISCOVERY OF THE SOUL · III. THE SOUL'S NATURE · IV. THE EXTERNAL OR SEPARABLE SOUL · V. PARITY OF BEING · VI. BELIEF IN FREE SPIRITS · VII. FREE SPIRITS-THEIR CONSTITUTION AND ACTIVITIES · VIII...

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German American National Congress

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...The German American National Congress (German: Deutsch Amerikanischer National Kongress) (also known as DANK) is a... ...utsch Amerikanischer National Kongress) (also known as DANK) is a national German-American nonprofit organization in the United States. DANK was estab... ...merikanischer National Kongress) (also known as DANK) is a national German-American nonprofit organization in the United States. DANK was established ... ...nonprofit organization in the United States. DANK was established to unite Americans of Germanic descent, while preserving their heritage and traditio... ...organization in the United States. DANK was established to unite Americans of Germanic descent, while preserving their heritage and traditions on a lo... ... in the United States. DANK was established to unite Americans of Germanic descent, while preserving their heritage and traditions on a local and nati... ...ssociated members throughout the country, DANK is the largest organization of German-Americans. DANK was founded in 1959;[2] more than a half-century ... ...tent to appeal to the younger generation of German-Americans. Not only can people learn about the organization (as they could in the past), they can n... ...nd are responsible for organizing events and activities which aim to unite people of German-American descent. References ...

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Essays, English and American

By: Alden, Raymond Macdonald, 1873-1924, Editor

... ALDEN Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org AND AMERICAN Title: ESSAYS, ENGLISH AND AMERICAN Author: RAYMOND MACDONALD... ....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...phies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the ... ... Cnglifit) Clasgits REVISED EDITION WITH HELPS TO STUDY ESSAYS ENGLISH AND AMERICAN EDITED BY RAYMOND MACDONALD ALDEN PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH. LKLAND STA... ...lowing; they were widely imitated not only in England, but also in France, Germany, and even Russia. The most important successors of Addison and Stee... ... he was like a child in the simple and curious interest which he showed in people and things. Hence whatever he wrote of became interesting when seen ... ...nian general (514-449 b.c), who, after being accused of treason by his own people, sought refuge with the Persian king Artaxerxes. 36. cloth of Arras.... ...se parts of the audience gave it out in whisper that the iion was a cousin-german*^ of the tiger who made his appearance in King William's days, and t... ...ul theater down beneath us— I know not the fathom line that ever touched a descent so de«p as I would be willing to bury more wealth in than Croesus^^...

Translation of Le pays des fourrures ; Digitized from the holdings of the University of British Columbia Library

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German American Bund

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...r 30, 1939 Part of a series on Nazism ... ... National Socialist German Workers' Party (NSDAP) ... ...ungvolk (DJ) League of German Girls (BDM) ... ...volk (DJ) League of German Girls (BDM) N... ... People ... ... American Nazi Party ... ...orkers Party German American Bund German... ...ederation ([1] The Bund was to consist only of American citizens of German descent.[2] Its main goal was to promote a favorable view of Nazi Germany. ... ...t Madison Square Garden in New York City on February 20, 1939. Some 20,000 people attended and heard Kuhn criticize President Roosevelt by repeatedly ...

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The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex

By: Charles Darwin

... MAN AND by CHARLES DARWIN 3 The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex by Charles Darwin, F.R.... ... by CHARLES DARWIN 3 The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex by Charles Darwin, F.R.S. ... ...ion in Relation to Sex by Charles Darwin, F.R.S. Life and Letters of Charles Darwin. With an Autobiographical Chapter. Edited by Francis Da... ...the Ateles, s. 105. For other analogous statements, see s. 25, 107.) An American monkey, an Ateles, after getting drunk on brandy, would never tou... ...odicity," ’British Association,’ 1842. Dr. Macculloch, ’Silliman’s North American Journal of Science,’ vol. XVII. page 305, has seen a dog sufferin... ... testimony of missionaries, and of others who have long resided with such people, it appears that their families are usually small, and large ones r... ... Notwithstanding that savages appear to be less prolific than civilised people, they would no doubt rapidly increase if their numbers were not by ... ...nforms me that he knew a starling which never made a mistake in saying in German "good morning" to persons arriving, and "good bye, old fellow," to ... ... Congress of Prehist. Arch.’ 1868, p. 105), that the skulls of many South Germans and Swiss are "as short and as broad as those of the Tartars," etc...

...Life and Letters of Charles Darwin. With an Autobiographical Chapter. Edited by Francis Darwin. Portraits. 3 volumes 36s. Popular Edition. Condensed in 1 volume 7s 6d. Naturalist’s Journal of Researches into the Natural History and Geology of...

...CONTENTS. INTRODUCTION. PART I. THE DESCENT OR ORIGIN OF MAN. CHAPTER I. The Evidence of the Descent of Man from some Lower Form. Nature of the evidence bearing on the origin of man--Homologous structures in man and the lower animals--Miscellaneous points of co...

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Royal descent

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...A royal descent is a lineal descent from a monarch. Royal descent is sometimes claimed as a mark of d... ...al descent from a monarch. Royal descent is sometimes claimed as a mark of distinction and is seen as a desirable goal of genealogy . Pretender ... ... and those hoping to improve their social status have often claimed royal descent and some have fabricated lineages. The importance of royal descent... ...n claimed royal descent and some have fabricated lineages. The importance of royal descent to some genealogists has been criticized.Conniff, Richard.... ...ne . July 2007. p.90. Due to the incompleteness of records, the number of people who claim royal descent is much higher than the number who can actua... ...ies. One example included James Pierpont and others.Browning, CH (1891) Americans of Royal descent (via ) Too, we see NEHGS articles on "tycoon" f... ...documenting methodologies, it can be estimated that as many as 150 million Americans have traceable royal European descent. According to American gene... ...ssance and modern monarchs. Some Americans may have royal descents through German immigrants who had an illegitimate descent from German royalty.Wollm... ...erved in the case of royal descent than in the case of descent from common people. It is only since the 20th century that family history has been an i...

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Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex

By: Charles Darwin

...rature Collection World Public Library.org IN RELATION TO SEX Title: DESCENT OF MAN AND SELECTION IN RELATION TO SEX Author: CHARLES DARWIN La... ...ollection World Public Library.org IN RELATION TO SEX Title: DESCENT OF MAN AND SELECTION IN RELATION TO SEX Author: CHARLES DARWIN Language: ... ...ww.WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and... ...n the Ateles, s. 105. For other analogous statements, see s. 25, 107.) An American monkey, an Ateles, after getting drunk on brandy, would never t... ...riodicity," 'British Association,' 1842. Dr. Macculloch, 'Silliman's North American Journal of Science,' vol. XVII. page 305, has seen a dog suffer... ...nt testimony of missionaries, and of others who have long resided with such people, it appears that their families are usually small, and large ones... ...) Notwithstanding that savages appear to be less prolific than civilised people, they would no doubt rapidly increase if their numbers were not by... ... informs me that he knew a starling which never made a mistake in saying in German "good morning" to persons arriving, and "good bye, old fellow," t... .... Congress of Prehist. Arch.' 1868, p. 105), that the skulls of many South Germans and Swiss are "as short and as broad as those of the Tartars," e...

...Works by Charles Darwin, F.R.S. Life and Letters of Charles Darwin. With an Autobiographical Chapter. Edited by Francis Darwin. Portraits. 3 volumes 36s. Popular Edition. Condensed in 1 volume 7s 6d. Naturalist?s Journal of Researches into the Natural History and Geology of...

CONTENTS. INTRODUCTION. PART I. THE DESCENT OR ORIGIN OF MAN. CHAPTER I. 5

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Kinship

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... This article reflects the long-standing use of the term kinship in anthropology, which refers to the web of social... ...y, which refers to the web of social relationships that form an important part of the lives of most humans in most societies, although its exact meani... ...eloped a number of related concepts and terms in the study of kinship, such as descent, descent group, lineage, affine, cognate and fictive kinshi... ...heoretical approaches. Broadly, kinship patterns may be considered to include people related by both descent (one's social relations during developme... ... Broadly, kinship patterns may be considered to include people related by both descent (one's social relations during development), and by marriage .... ...p". In some cultures, kinship relationships may be considered to extend out to people an individual has economic or political relationships with, or o... ...gy ) might ask whether there is kinship between the English word seven and the German word sieben. It can be used in a more diffuse sense as in, for ... ...arth; feeding, personhood and relatedness among the Malays in Pulau Langkawi, American Ethnologist ). She uses the idea of relatedness to move away f...

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The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex

By: Charles Darwin

...ion World Public Library.org SELECTION IN RELATION TO SEX Title: THE DESCENT OF MAN AND SELECTION IN RELATION TO SEX Author: CHARLES DARWIN La... ...rld Public Library.org SELECTION IN RELATION TO SEX Title: THE DESCENT OF MAN AND SELECTION IN RELATION TO SEX Author: CHARLES DARWIN Language: ... ...ww.WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and... .... On the Ateles, s. 105. For other analogous statements, see s. 25, 107.) An American monkey, an Ateles, after getting drunk on brandy, would never to... ...Periodicity," 'British Association,' 1842. Dr. Macculloch, 'Silliman's North American Journal of Science,' vol. XVII. page 305, has seen a dog sufferi... ...ent testimony of missionaries, and of others who have long resided with such people, it appears that their families are usually small, and large ones ... ...170.) Notwithstanding that savages appear to be less prolific than civilised people, they would no doubt rapidly increase if their numbers were not by... ...u informs me that he knew a starling which never made a mistake in saying in German "good morning" to persons arriving, and "good bye, old fellow," to... ...at. Congress of Prehist. Arch.' 1868, p. 105), that the skulls of many South Germans and Swiss are "as short and as broad as those of the Tartars," et...

...Excerpt: During the successive reprints of the first edition of this work, published in 1871, I was able to introduce several important corrections; and now that more time has elapsed, I have endeavoured to profit by the fiery ordeal through which the book has pass...

Table of Contents: The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, 1 -- Charles Darwin, 1

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Brazilians of Spanish descent

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Stories by Foreign Authors : German

By: Various

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org AUTHORS: GERMAN Title: STORIES BY FOREIGN AUTHORS: GERMAN Author: Language: En... ....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...phies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the ... ...... ...ft. "What for must he go to Capri, granny?" asked the child. "Have the people there no priest of their own, that they must borrow ours?" "Silly... ...Is this a vow? or do you mean to be a nun?" She shook her head. "The people are not so wrong who call you wilful, although the name they give y... ...ning home about five o'clock, his porter handed him a letter bearing the American post-mark. He examined it closely before opening it. The large an... ... A few days later, Hermann received a letter for his friend. It was an American letter, and the envelope was stamped with the initials "E. H." Th... ...e a witness of his superstition; that your Highness was a witness of his descent into the pit after hidden gold, and of his promise to make the bak...

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German immigration to Mexico

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...n Mexican (German: Deutsch-Mexikaner or Deutsch-Mexikanisch, Spanish: germano-mexicano or aleman-mexicano ) is a Mexican citizen of German de... ...ch, Spanish: germano-mexicano or aleman-mexicano ) is a Mexican citizen of German descent or origin. Most Ethnic Germans arrived in Mexico duri... ... germano-mexicano or aleman-mexicano ) is a Mexican citizen of German descent or origin. Most Ethnic Germans arrived in Mexico during the mid-t... ...exicano ) is a Mexican citizen of German descent or origin. Most Ethnic Germans arrived in Mexico during the mid-to-late 19th century, spurred by ... ...Mexico during the mid-to-late 19th century, spurred by government policies of Porfirio Diaz . Although a good number of them took advantage of the li... ...ation"? The Case of the Germans in Mexico. 54th. International Congress of Americanists, Vienna, Austria, 19.07.2012. Most settled in Mexico City, Ve... ... rest of present-day Mexico after the U.S. defeated Mexico in the Mexican–American War in 1848. In 1865 and 1866, a total of 543 German-speaking p... ...–American War in 1848. In 1865 and 1866, a total of 543 German-speaking people (men, women, and children) were brought from Hamburg specifically ... ...o, with the governing body of the state of Yucatán. The majority of these people were farmers and craftsmen: wheelwrights, shoemakers, cabinet makers...

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Army Boys on German Soil

By: Homer Randall

...Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: ARMY BOYS ON GERMAN SOIL Author: HOMER RANDALL Language: English Subject: Fiction, Lite... ....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...phies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the ... ...... ... admitted Bart. "Everything was peaches and cream when we first came. The people fairly fell over themselves in trying to tell us how glad they were... ...fell over themselves in trying to tell us how glad they were to have the Americans here instead of the French and English. Now they're getting ches... ...s all right," declared Frank. "It makes them sore as the mischief to have Americans keeping the watch on the Rhine. They're mad enough to bite nails... ... of Camport, a thriving and prosperous town of about twenty-five thousand people. His father had died a few years before the war broke out, and Fran... ... Bart, as he watched the graceful curves described by the aviator in his descent. "Good old Dick!" observed Billy. "I wonder where he is now." ...

...?I tell you, Bart, I don?t like the looks of things,? remarked Frank Sheldon to his chum, Bart Raymond, as the two stood on a corner in the German city of Coblenz on the Rhine. ?What?s on your mind?? inquired Bart, as he drew the collar of his raincoat more snugly ar...

... PLOTTERS VII A CLOSE CALL VIII JUST IN TIME IX THE COLONEL'S WARNING X FROM THE SKY XI MARSHAL FOCH AND GENERAL PERSHING XII TORN FROM MOORINGS XIII GERMAN RIOTING XIV ON THE TRAIL...

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German-American Heritage Foundation of the USA

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...eyer Hall - National Headquarters The German-American Heritage Foundation of the USA (GAHFUSA) is a national non-... ...ll - National Headquarters The German-American Heritage Foundation of the USA (GAHFUSA) is a national non-profit ... ... The German-American Heritage Foundation of the USA (GAHFUSA) is a national non-profit organization that promotes Ge... ...n of the USA (GAHFUSA) is a national non-profit organization that promotes German language, culture, and heritage in the United States and works towar... ... and heritage in the United States and works toward preserving the history of Americans of German ancestry who helped build the United States. It is a... ...d heritage in the United States and works toward preserving the history of Americans of German ancestry who helped build the United States. It is a na... ...President Ronald Reagan stated on October 6, 1987: Few people have blended so completely into the multicultural tapestry of Americ... ...e German-American Heritage Foundation is open to all Americans of Germanic descent. Publication ... ...President Ronald Reagan stated on October 6, 1987: Few people have blended so completely into the multicultural tapestry of Americ...

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Bob Cook and the German Spy

By: Paul Greene Tomlinson

...OMLINSON Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org THE GERMAN SPY Title: BOB COOK AND THE GERMAN SPY Author: PAUL GREENE TO... ...ww.WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and... ...raphies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve th... ...... ...man organization. We are at war with Germany now and it is the duty of every American to help his government in every way he can. This book is the sto... ...wance is made for the fact that the most of our citizens of German birth and descent are good Americans. No one whose motto is, “America First,” need ... ... the fact that the most of our citizens of German birth and descent are good Americans. No one whose motto is, “America First,” need fear offense from... ...e jolliest boys in the school. He was inclined to be stout and like most fat people was full of fun as a rule. This morning, however, his demeanor was... ...with you, Frank,” he said. “I don't like war and I don't believe many of our people do either. There is a limit to any country's patience, however.” “...

...Preface: Every one knows that Germany is famous for her spy system. Scarcely a land on earth but is, or was, honeycombed with the secret agents of the German Government. Ever since this country began to send war munitions to the Allies an organized band o...

...Table of Contents: Bob Cook and the German Spy, 1 -- Paul Greene Tomlinson, 1 -- Preface, 2 -- Chapter I. WAR IS DECLARED, 2 -- Chapter II. THE SECRET SERVICE AT WORK, 5 -- Chapter III. BOB HAS A FIGHT, 9 -- Chapter IV. HEINRICH AN...

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German-American Heritage Museum of the USA

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... German-American Heritage Foundation of the USA ... ... Website .orggahmusa The German American Heritage Museum o... ... Website .orggahmusa The German American Heritage Museum of the U... ... .orggahmusa The German American Heritage Museum of the USA (GAHM) opened in March... ... The German American Heritage Museum of the USA (GAHM) opened in March 2010 and is the national headquarters of the German-American Heritage Foundati... ...erman American Heritage Museum of the USA (GAHM) opened in March 2010 and is the national headquarters of the German-American Heritage Foundation of t... ...hington, D.C. and housed in Hockemeyer Hall, the German-American Heritage Museum is a tribute to Americans of German descent. The GAHM works with seve... ... the Birth of the Automobile” (April 9-May 29, 2011) focused on the invention of the car by Carl Benz, the key roles people such as Henry Ford, Gottli... ... Membership to the German-American Heritage Foundation is open to all Americans of German descent. Some of the benefits of ...

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Young People's Pride

By: Stephen Vincent Benet

...lassic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: YOUNG PEOPLE'S PRIDE Author: STEPHEN VINCENT BENET Language: English Subject: Fi... ....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...phies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the ... ...... ...f these, or all, but for each one nostalgic aspect of the city where good Americans go when they die and bad ones while they live--to Montmartre. ... ...cers at least--who came out of the war without stepping all through their American home ideas of morality like a clown through a fake glass window. ... ... time soon--I'm going to see if there aren't any of those books with long German names drifting around 'Mode' somewhere so that I'll be able to simp... ...t is so fine to juggle with light-handedly until the hand meets it in its descent a fraction of a second too soon--came often and singularly to his ...

...d steal for you that cobbled hill, Montmartre, Josephine?s embroidered shoes, St. Louis? oriflamme, the river on grey evenings and the bluebell-glass of Chartes, and four sarcastic gargoyles from the roof of Notre Dame. That wouldn?t be enough, though, enough nor half a part; there?d be shells because they?re sorrowful, and pansies since they?re wise, the smell of rain on ...

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List of American musicians of Irish descent

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Young People's Pride

By: Stephen Vincent Benet

...lassic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: YOUNG PEOPLE'S PRIDE Author: STEPHEN VINCENT BENET Language: English Subject: Fi... ....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...phies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the ... ...... ...f these, or all, but for each one nostalgic aspect of the city where good Americans go when they die and bad ones while they live--to Montmartre. ... ...cers at least--who came out of the war without stepping all through their American home ideas of morality like a clown through a fake glass window. ... ... time soon--I'm going to see if there aren't any of those books with long German names drifting around 'Mode' somewhere so that I'll be able to simp... ...t is so fine to juggle with light-handedly until the hand meets it in its descent a fraction of a second too soon--came often and singularly to his ...

...d steal for you that cobbled hill, Montmartre, Josephine?s embroidered shoes, St. Louis? oriflamme, The river on grey evenings and the bluebell-glass of Chartes, and four sarcastic gargoyles from the roof of Notre Dame. That wouldn?t be enough, though, enough nor half a part; There?d be shells because they?re sorrowful, and pansies since they?re wise, The smell of rain on ...

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List of American actors of Irish descent

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... This is a list of notable Irish American actors. To be included in ... ...st, the person must have a WorldHeritage article and/or references showing the person is Irish American and a notable actor.[1][2][3][4][5][6] ... ...or.[1][2][3][4][5][6] The list is organized in reverse chronological order of birth decades. 1990s – 198... ...iranda Cosgrove (1993– ) part Irish Miley Cyrus (1992– ) small amount of Irish ancestry Dakota Fanni... ...sion actress (The O.C.)[17] Ashley Benson (1989– ) mother is of Irish descent – film/television actress (13 Going on 30, Pret... ...rish through her father[65] Jason Momoa (1979– ) mother was of Irish, German and Native American descent[66] ... ... Patricia Heaton[137] Marg Helgenberger is of German and Irish ancestry[138] ... ...unty Mayo, while her paternal side emigrated from Cork. "The Irish are a singing, storytelling people. And all of the Irish stereotypes were alive and... ... ^ Staff (September 17, 2008). "Holly Marie Combs Dishes on Life With Her Boys". People. Retrieved December 3, 2014.  ...

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The Chosen People

By: Charlotte M. Younge

...sic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: THE CHOSEN PEOPLE Author: CHARLOTTE MARY YONGE Language: English Subject: Fiction, ... ...ww.WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and... ...raphies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve th... ...... ...en Aurelius's army was suffering from a terrible drought in an expedition to Germany, a legion who were nearly all Christians, prayed aloud for rain, ... ...nd sent out the missionary, St. Boniface, who first converted the Teutons in Germany. So, though it would have seemed that the great rush of heathen s... ...hough there was a Church settlement in Virginia, the great mass of the North American colonists were Calvinists or Presbyterians, as they are called, ... ...h Bishops. The Chosen People LESSON XXXIV. THE SPREAD OF THE GOSPEL. 66 The American colonies had, by this time, grown impatient of the English Gover... ...use Jeremiah sentenced Coniah to be childless, and in Luke iii. Zerubbabel's descent is derived from David, through Nathan. 5. What story is told of Z...

...Preface: In drawing up this little book, at the request of several friends, the Author has been chiefly guided by experience of what children require to be told, in order to come to an intelligent perception of the scope of the Scripture narrative treated historically. Since a gen...

...Table of Contents: The Chosen People, 1 -- Charlotte Mary Yonge, 1 -- Preface, 3 -- THE CHOSEN PEOPLE, 5 -- LESSON I. THE PROMISE, 5 -- LESSON II. THE PATRIARCHS, 6 -- LESSON III. EGYPT, 8 -- LESSON IV. THE WILDERNESS, 9 -- LESSON ...

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German Americans in the American Civil War

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... War were the largest ethnic contingent to fight for the Union. More than 200,000 native Germans served in the Union Army, notably from New York and O... ...o. Thousands also served in the Confederacy, being primarily descended from Pennsylvania German ancestors who had migrated to the Carolinas in the 18t... ... Contents 1 German-American army units 2 German-A... ...1 German-American army units 2 German-American commanders of note 3 Medal of Honor Recip... ... 10 External links German-American army units Approximately 516,000 ... ...an-American army units Approximately 516,000 Union soldiers, or 23.4% of all Union soldiers, were immigrants; about 216,000 of thes... ...Missourians, who resented their anti-slavery and anti-secessionist political views. Many people in St. Louis, having moved to the area from Kentucky, ... ...lier. Many families in the South referred to themselves as "Dutch by descent" in the 19th century, which at the time meant "Deitsc...

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Stories by Foreign Authors : German

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... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org AUTHORS: GERMAN Title: STORIES BY FOREIGN AUTHORS: GERMAN Author: Language: ... ...ww.WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and... ...raphies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve th... ...... ...and left. "What for must he go to Capri, granny?" asked the child. "Have the people there no priest of their own, that they must borrow ours?" "Silly ... ...rself. "Is this a vow? or do you mean to be a nun?" She shook her head. "The people are not so wrong who call you wilful, although the name they give ... ...eturning home about five o'clock, his porter handed him a letter bearing the American post−mark. He examined it closely before opening it. The large a... ...arly." A few days later, Hermann received a letter for his friend. It was an American letter, and the envelope was stamped with the initials "E. H." T... ...to be a witness of his superstition; that your Highness was a witness of his descent into the pit after hidden gold, and of his promise to make the ba...

...Excerpt: THE day had scarcely dawned. Over Vesuvius hung one broad gray stripe of mist, stretching across as far as Naples, and darkening all the small towns along the coast. The sea lay calm. Along the shore of the narrow creek that lies beneath the Sorrento cliffs, fishermen and their wives were at wo...

...Table of Contents: Stories by Foreign Authors: German, 1 -- Various, 1 -- THE FURY. PAUL HEYSE, 1 -- THE PHILOSOPHER'S PENDULUM. RUDOLPH LINDAU, 13 -- I, 14 -- II, 24 -- THE BOOKBINDER OF HORT. LEOPOLD VON SACHER?MASOCH, 28 -- THE ...

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Peruvians of European descent

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... Rose of Lima ... ...l population 4,000,000 (15% of total population) Regions... ... Predominantly Peruvian Spanish (Italian · German · English · French and some others languages are spoken by... ...d ethnic groups White Latin Americans · White Hispanics · White Brazilians · White Argen... ...bsp;· Europeans Peruvians of European descent, also known as White Peruvians, according to international reliable... ...y make up about 15% to 18% of the total population of Peru—about 4,000,000 people. Traditionally, this group has been more dominant in the political, ... ...he political, commercial, and diplomatic sectors of Peruvian society. Many people from European backgrounds mixed with the Amerindians or Asians creat... ...grounds of the majority of European-descended Peruvians: Spanish, Italian, German (includes Poles due to Partitions of Poland), French, British, Croat... ... See also White Latin American ...

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The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex

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...SCENT OF MAN AND by CHARLES DARWIN The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex Charles Darwin Uniform with... ... MAN AND by CHARLES DARWIN The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex Charles Darwin Uniform with this Vo... ...ion in Relation to Sex Charles Darwin Uniform with this Volume The Origin of Species, by means of Natural Selection; or, The Preservation of Favoured... ...On the Ateles, s. 105. For other analogous statements, see s. 25, 107.) An American monkey, an Ateles, after getting drunk on brandy, would never touc... ...riodicity," 'British Association,' 1842. Dr. Macculloch, 'Silliman's North American Journal of Science,' vol. XVII. page 305, has seen a dog suffering... ...t testimony of missionaries, and of others who have long resided with such people, it appears that their families are usually small, and large ones ra... ....) Notwithstanding that savages appear to be less prolific than civilised people, they would no doubt rapidly increase if their numbers were not by s... ...informs me that he knew a starling which never made a mistake in saying in German "good morning" to persons arriving, and "good bye, old fellow," to t... .... Congress of Prehist. Arch.' 1868, p. 105), that the skulls of many South Germans and Swiss are "as short and as broad as those of the Tartars," etc....

...During the successive reprints of the first edition of this work, published in 1871, I was able to introduce several important corrections; and now that more time has elapsed, I have endeavoured to profit by the fiery ordeal through which the book has pass...

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Argentines of European descent

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... 36,200,000 – 41,300,000[1] (85%[2] – 97%[3] of total Argentine population) ... ... Predominantly Rioplatense Spanish (Italian · German · English · Welsh and some others languages are spoken by ... ... White Brazilian · White Latin Americans · White Hispanic · White Mexican · Span... ...c · White Mexican · Spaniards · Italians · Germans · French  · Irish  · Portuguese · Poles ·... ...country's cultural and demographic variety.[4][5] They are the descendants of colonists from Spain during the colonial period prior to 1810,[6] or in ... ... 4.4 Recent trends 4.5 Latin American immigrants of European origin ... ... densely populated region of the country (mainly by Amerindian and Mestizo people) until the immigratory wave of 1857 to 1940, and it was the area whe... ...tudies exist on the precise amount or percentage of Argentines of European descent today. The Argentine government recognizes the different communitie... ...e Census conducted on 27 October 2010, did include questions on Indigenous peoples (complementing the survey performed in 2005) and on Afro-descendant...

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Stories by Foreign Authors : German

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...BY FOREIGN Stories by Foreign Authors: German Various Copyright © 2002 All Rights Reserved World Wide. World eBook... ...ry Consortia is only $8.95 per year. Your $8.95 helps to support a variety of global literacy programs. 60,000 PDF eBooks and PDF eDocuments in 104 la... ... THE PHILOSOPHER'S PENDULUM. RUDOLPH LINDAU • I. • II. • THE BOOKBINDER OF HORT. LEOPOLD VON SACHER-MASOCH • THE EGYPTIAN FIRE-EATER. RUDOLPH BAU... ... Distributed Proofreading Team. THE FURY. PAUL HEYSE From "Tales from the German of Paul Heyse" THE FURY (L'ARRABIATA) The day had scarcely dawned... ... left. "What for must he go to Capri, granny?" asked the child. "Have the people there no priest of their own, that they must borrow ours?" "Silly t... .... "Is this a vow? or do you mean to be a nun?" She shook her head. "The people are not so wrong who call you wilful, although the name they give yo... ...urning home about five o'clock, his porter handed him a letter bearing the American post-mark. He examined it closely before opening it. The large and... ...y." A few days later, Hermann received a letter for his friend. It was an American letter, and the envelope was stamped with the initials "E. H." The... ... be a witness of his superstition; that your Highness was a witness of his descent into the pit after hidden gold, and of his promise to make the bake...

...The day had scarcely dawned. Over Vesuvius hung one broad gray stripe of mist, stretching across as far as Naples, and darkening all the small towns along the coast. The sea lay calm. Along the shore of the narrow creek that lies beneath the Sorrento cliffs, fishermen and their wives were at wo...

...· THE FURY. PAUL HEYSE · THE PHILOSOPHER'S PENDULUM. RUDOLPH LINDAU · I. · II. · THE BOOKBINDER OF HORT. LEOPOLD VON SACHER-MASOCH · THE EGYPTIAN FIRE-EATER. RUDOLPH BAUMBACH · THE CREMONA VIOLIN. E.T.A. HOFFMANN · ADVENTURES OF A NEW-YEAR'S EVE. HEINRICH ZSCHOKKE · I · II. · III. · IV. · V. · VI. · VII. · VIII. · IX. ·...

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Venezuelan of European descent

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... 13,169,949 43.6% of the Venezuelan population[1][2] ... ...rtuguese, Arabic, English, French, Polish, and Alemán Coloniero, a dialect of German. Religion ... ...guese, Arabic, English, French, Polish, and Alemán Coloniero, a dialect of German. Religion ... ... Other Venezuelans, Spaniards, Italians, Portuguese, Germans, Ukrainians, Syrians, Lebanese, Arab Venezuelan, White Colombians, ... ..., Lebanese, Arab Venezuelan, White Colombians, White Hispanic, White Latin Americans White Americans European Ven... ...opean Venezuelans or White Venezuelans are Venezuelan citizens of European descent. According to the 2011 National Population and Housing Census, 43.6... ...cestry of White Venezuelans comes primarily from Spaniards. Other European people that have contributed include: Italian, Portuguese, Germans, French ... ... This map shows the percentage ranges of the people who identified themselves as white on the 2011 Census. Note that it ... ...s white on the 2011 Census. Note that it may include people of White Latin American, White American, White Canadian, Canarian, Berber, Levantine, Arab...

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American Institutions and Their Influence

By: Alexis de Tocqueville

...ure Collection World Public Library.org AND THEIR INFLUENCE Title: AMERICAN INSTITUTIONS AND THEIR INFLUENCE Author: ALEXIS DE TOCQUEVILLE Lan... ....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...phies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the ... ...... ...ave united in the highest commendations of its ability and integrity. The people, described by a work of such a character, should not be the only on... ...e, or to any of the European nations, are of the utmost importance to the people and statesmen of those countries, they are scarcely less entitled t... ...troduced in the South.--Period of the Revolution.--Change in the Law of Descent.--Effects produced by this Change.--Democracy carried to its utm... ...ntly asserted, and we are prepared to assent to the proposition, that the German empire was never able to bring all its powers into action. But the ... ... modern Europe, without adverting to those of antiquity. Switzerland, the Germanic empire, and the republic of the United Provinces, either have bee...

...The American publishers of M. de Tocqueville?s ?Democracy in America,? have been frequently solicited to furnish the work in a form adapted to seminaries of learning, and at a price which would secure its more general circulation...

...TABLE OF CONTENTS. * * * * * PREFACE BY THE AMERICAN EDITOR. Introduction. CHAPTER I. Exterior form of North America. CHAPTER II. Origin of the Anglo-Americans, and its Importance in Relation to their future Condition. Reasons of c...

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Mexicans of European descent

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... Mexico 10 – 18 million [5][6][7][8] 9-16% of Mexican population[9] United States 16,794,111 a... ...9] United States 16,794,111 a[10] 5.4% of United States population 32.2% of Hispanic and Latino Americ... ... 5.4% of United States population 32.2% of Hispanic and Latino Americans Regions with signi... ...oups Mexicans · White Latin Americans · White Hispanic · Spaniards · Italians · French · Germans[14] ... ...· White Latin Americans · White Hispanic · Spaniards · Italians · French · Germans[14] Footnotes ... ... from Spaniards. This also results in non-Iberian surnames (mostly French, German, Italian and Arab) being more common in central Mexico, especially i... ... The main reason for the presence of European-descended people in Mexico is the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire in the early 1... ...n and light colored hair and eyes, which had never been seen before by the people of Mesoamerica. However, this has been disputed. After years of war ... ...t static or well defined but rather is defined and redefined by situation. Descent is still one primary determiner of social status which is only loos...

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The People That Time Forgot

By: Edgar Rice Burroughs

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: THE PEOPLE THAT TIME FORGOT Author: EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS Language: English S... ...ww.WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and... ...raphies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve th... ...... ...ner upon which Bowen J. Tyler, Jr., had taken passage for France to join the American Ambulance was a well−known fact, and I had further substantiated... ...separated, I'm afraid they couldn't last long." "If only they hadn't let the German prisoners capture the U−33! Bowen should have had better judgment ... ...is life he never has transgressed a single tenet of the code of ethics of an American gentleman. Ten days after they brought Mr. Tyler's body off the ... ...here were two or three more bad places, but for the most part it was an easy descent, and we came to the highest of the Band−lu caves without further ...

...Excerpt: Chapter One. I am forced to admit that even though I had traveled a long distance to place Bowen Tyler?s manuscript in the hands of his father, I was still a trifle skeptical as to its sincerity, since I could not but recall that it had not been many years since Bowen had been one of the most notorious practical jokers of his alma mater. The truth was ...

Table of Contents: The People That Time Forgot, 1 -- Edgar Rice Burroughs, 1

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