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National Endowment for the Arts and National Council on the Arts

By: Neshan Naltchayan

...National Endowment for the Arts & National Council on the Arts 2001 National Medal of Arts recipient Judi... ...nal Endowment for the Arts & National Council on the Arts 2001 National Medal of Arts recipient Judith Jamison, artistic director of the Alvin Ail... ...owment for the Arts & National Council on the Arts 2001 National Medal of Arts recipient Judith Jamison, artistic director of the Alvin Ailey Danc... ...tistic director of the Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation (which also received a National Medal of Arts in 2001), surrounded by dance students who performed... ...rector of the Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation (which also received a National Medal of Arts in 2001), surrounded by dance students who performed at the M... ...edal of Arts is the highest award given to artists and arts patrons by the United States government. These individuals, through their creativity, insp... ... Arts is the highest award given to artists and arts patrons by the United States government. These individuals, through their creativity, inspiration... ...hments of those engaged in the creation and production of the arts in the United States. Looking at the list of those honored over the past 20 years,... ...of those engaged in the creation and production of the arts in the United States. Looking at the list of those honored over the past 20 years, one ca...

...Excerpt, 2001 National Medal of Arts recipient Judith Jamison, artistic director of the Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation (which also received a National Medal of Arts in 2001), surrounded by dance students who performed at the Medals ceremony....

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Telford Medal

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...Telford Medal, in Lake Biwa Canal Museum of Kyoto, Japan The Telford Gold Medal... ...seum of Kyoto, Japan The Telford Gold Medal is the highest prize awarded by the British Institution of Civil Engi... ...th honorary and monetary rewards, the honorary awards being named "Telford Medals", which would be awarded in gold, silver and bronze forms. Suitable ... ...engineering features of an international irrigation project in California, United States, and in Lower California, Mexico.[9] ... ...ring features of an international irrigation project in California, United States, and in Lower California, Mexico.[9] Faber,... ..., ‘Clerk, Sir Dugald (1854–1932)’, rev. John Bosnell, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 [http://www.oxforddnb.com... ... ^ Philip Weaver, ‘Ballard, Stephen (1804–1890)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, Oct 2008; online edn, May 2010... ...engineering features of an international irrigation project in California, United States, and in Lower California, Mexico.[9] ... ...ring features of an international irrigation project in California, United States, and in Lower California, Mexico.[9] Faber,...

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National Endowment for the Arts

By: U.S. Department of Education

...National Endowment for the Arts 2005 GUIDE Table of Contents Chairman’s Message. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... ... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 National Endowment for the Arts Funding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... ... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 National Initiatives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... ...s an independent federal agency, is the official arts organization of the United States government. As the largest annual funder of the arts in the c... ...ndependent federal agency, is the official arts organization of the United States government. As the largest annual funder of the arts in the country,... ...ion. Through its grants and programs, the NEA brings great art to all 50 states and six U.S. jurisdictions including rural areas, inner cities, and ... ...rnment recognizes outstanding achievement in the arts through the National Medal of Arts, a Presidential award; NEA Jazz Masters Fellowships; and NEA ... ...ese awards can be found on the NEA Web site at www.arts.gov. The National Medal of Arts is the highest award given to artists and arts patrons by the... ...s patrons by the federal government. It is awarded by the President of the United States to individuals or groups who are deserving of special recogni...

...er; Banquo (Aaron Cabell) encounters the three witches (Suzanne Curtis, Jennifer Hunt, and Sonja Lanzener) in the Alabama Shakespeare Festival's tour of Shakespeare's Macbeth to military bases in 2004. Photo by Phil Scarsbrook...

...Table of Contents: Chairman?s Message, 1 -- About Us, 2 -- National Endowment for the Arts Funding, 3 -- Grants for Arts Projects, 4 -- Literature Fellowships, 8 -- Lifetime Honors, 8 -- National Initiatives, 10 -- Leadership Initi...

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National Humanities Medal

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...ps, or institutions for work that has "deepened the nation's understanding of the humanities, broadened our citizens' engagement with the humanities, ... ...ans' access to important resources in the humanities.". About NEH: Awards. National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Retrieved January 23, 2009. T... ...ankel Prize in the Humanities was established in 1988 and succeeded by the National Humanities Medal in 1997. The initial design for the National Huma... ...umanities was established in 1988 and succeeded by the National Humanities Medal in 1997. The initial design for the National Humanities Medal was cre... ...e National Endowment for the Humanities ran a public competition for a new medal design, judged by metalsmithChunghi Choo, coin engraver Don Everhart ... ...medal design, judged by metalsmithChunghi Choo, coin engraver Don Everhart of the U.S. Mint and sculptor George Anthonisen. In June 2013, the agency a... ...rs consult the list of previous winners and consider the National Medal of Arts to recognize contributions in "the creative or performing arts". Rec... ...L'Engle (2004)Harvey Mansfield (2004)John Searle (2004)Shelby Steele (2004)United States Capitol Historical Society (2004) ;2003Robert Ballard (2003)J... ... (2004)Harvey Mansfield (2004)John Searle (2004)Shelby Steele (2004)United States Capitol Historical Society (2004) ;2003Robert Ballard (2003)Joan Gan...

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National Endowment for the Arts

By: U.S. Department of Education

...ISK 6 OPERATION HOMECOMING: FORT DRUM 7 NEA SPOTLIGHT: ALLEGRO FOUNDATION NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS Nuestra Música Nuestra Música NEA NATIONAL ... ...: FORT DRUM 7 NEA SPOTLIGHT: ALLEGRO FOUNDATION NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS Nuestra Música Nuestra Música NEA NATIONAL HERITAGE FELLOWS NEA Chair... ...A NATIONAL HERITAGE FELLOWS NEA Chairman Dana Gioia announced the findings of a landmark survey, Reading at Risk, at the New York Public Library on J... ...Risk, at the New York Public Library on July 8th. “This report documents a national crisis,” Chairman Gioia noted at the press con- ference. Literary ... ...con- ference. Literary reading is in dramatic decline—with fewer than half of American adults now reading litera- ture. The Chairman added, “The decli... ... absolutely everyone.” Left: NEA Chairman Dana Gioia presents a Chairman’s Medal to Gordon Davidson, Artistic Director of the Center Theatre Group/Mar... ... the compelling diversity and depth of musical traditions practiced in the United States, promise to provide excit- ing concerts and workshops.” Loren... ...mpelling diversity and depth of musical traditions practiced in the United States, promise to provide excit- ing concerts and workshops.” Lorenzo Mart... ...e nation’s largest annual funder of the arts, bringing great art to all 50 states, including rural areas, inner cities, and military bases.   ...

...Excerpt: NEA Chairman Dana Gioia announced the findings of a landmark survey, Reading at Risk, at the New York Public Library on July 8th. ?This report documents a national crisis,? Chairman Gioia noted at the press conference. Literary reading is in dramatic decline--with fewer t...

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Meritorious Service Medal (United States)

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... Awarded by United States Armed Forces T... ... Awarded by United States Armed Forces Type ... ... Type Military medal (Decoration) Eligibili... ... Outstanding meritorious achievement or service to the United States Status ... ... Outstanding meritorious achievement or service to the United States Status ... ...t (higher) Defense Meritorious Service Medal Next (lower) ... ...e Meritorious Service Medal (MSM) is a military award presented to members of the United States Armed Forces who distinguished themselves by outstandi... ...of War National Defense Service Medal ... ... Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 ...

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The National Endowment for the Arts

By: Bill Ivey

...THE NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS 1965 2000 A BRIEF CHRONOLOGY OF FEDERAL SUPPOR T FOR THE AR TS President Johnson signs the National Fo... ...CHRONOLOGY OF FEDERAL SUPPOR T FOR THE AR TS President Johnson signs the National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities Act, establishing the Na... ... Humanities Act, establishing the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities, on September 29, 1965. T he Nation... ...s passed by Congress and signed into law by President Johnson in 1965. It states, “While no government can call a great artist or scholar into exist... ...rded more than 111,000 grants to arts organizations and artists in all 50 states and the six U.S. jurisdictions. The number of state and jurisdic­ t... ... and 1790 establishes the Smithsonian Institution. Establishment of the United States Marine Band 1859 marks the first Federal support of a perman... ... of Washington, D.C. Andrew W. Mellon donates his art collection to the United States, pledges funds for construc- 1949 1913 The National Institu... ...sks Frank Hodsoll to explore with Congress the possibility of creating a medal to honor artists and patrons of the arts. The first National Symposiu... ...ay 31, 1984, President Reagan signs into law legislation for the National Medal of Arts, authorizing the President to award up to 12 medals a year t...

Excerpt: THE NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS

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National Medal of Science

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... Obverse of the medal Awa... ... Obverse of the medal Awarded fo... ... Country United States Presented by ... ... Country United States Presented by ... ... Presented by President of the United States First awarded ... ... Presented by President of the United States First awarded ... ... Official website http://www.nsf.gov/od/nms/medal.jsp The National Medal of Scienc... ...tp://www.nsf.gov/od/nms/medal.jsp The National Medal of Science is an honor bestowed by the President of the Unit... ..., mathematics and physics. The twelve member presidential Committee on the National Medal of Science is responsible for selecting award recipients and...

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2003 Presidential Scholars Program National Recognition Week

By: Johnson

... 2003 PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARS PROGRAM NATIONAL RECOGNITION WEEK June 21 - June 26, 2003 National Recognit... ... 2003 Presidential Scholars 1964-2003 2003 PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARS PROGRAM 2 he United States Presidential Scholars Program was established in 1964, by... ...Presidential Scholars 1964-2003 2003 PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARS PROGRAM 2 he United States Presidential Scholars Program was established in 1964, by Execut... ...ates Presidential Scholars Program was established in 1964, by Executive Order of the President, to recognize and honor some of our Nation’s most dist... ...tudents. In honoring the Presidential Scholars, the President of the Unit- ed States symbolically honors all graduating high school seniors of high p... ...timulate achievement in a way that could be “revolutionary.” During the first National Recognition Week in 1964, the Scholars participated in seminar... ...e, several changes occurred in the Presidential Scholars Program. In 1969, the medallion design became the Great Seal of the Nation. In 1972, the Nati... ...ipants. Later that year I was appointed, along with two other students, to the United States T eam for the 1999 International Geography Olympiad at T ... ...99 International Geography Olympiad at T oronto, Canada, where we won the gold medal. I plan to focus on the social sciences in college, as my interes...

...Excerpt: The United States Presidential Scholars Program was established in 1964, by Executive Order of the President, to recognize and honor some of our Nation?s most distinguished graduating high school seniors. Each year, up to 141 stu...

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Lomonosov Gold Medal

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...chievements in the natural sciences and the humanities by the USSR Academy of Sciences and later the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS). Two medals are... ...R Academy of Sciences and later the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS). Two medals are awarded annually: one to a Russian and one to a foreign scientis... ...olade. Lomonosov Gold Medal Recipients ... ...Medal Recipients of Lomonosov Gold Medal 1959 ... ...d mechanics. Linus Carl Pauling (member of the US National Academy of Sciences) for outstanding achi... ...achievements in physics. John Bardeen (professor, United States) for outstanding achievements in phy... ...ments in physics. John Bardeen (professor, United States) for outstanding achievements in physics. ... ...g achievements in physics. Hans Bethe (professor, United States) for outstanding achievements in phy... ...vements in physics. Hans Bethe (professor, United States) for outstanding achievements in physics. ...

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Musical sketches, abroad and at home

By: Ella, John, 1802-1888

...ted byJOHN BELCHER. With Portrait. Thick crown 8vo, 8s. 6d. LIFE AND LETTERS OF ROBERT SCHUMANN, with List of his Published Works by VON WASIELWSKI. T... ...-Tuesday, my hearers betrayed doubts of the fact that in a country without a National School of Music such a choir could be educated by the voluntary ... ...DON . . . . . . 102 MILITARY BANDS . . . . . .157 MONSTER CONCERTS ...... 79 NATIONAL ANTHEMS ...... 85 NATURE AND ART ...... 57 ON THE ART OF LIVING ... ...bute to the happiness and prosperity of men in the most different epochs and states of society." It is equally a source of satisfac- tion that " neith... ...e names of the eminent divines, distinguished men of science and literature, states- men and soldiers, which adorn the list of the mem- bers of the Mu... ...e. The true artist and amateur, having mutual sensation, become, as it were, united by a supernatural agency simultaneously affecting kin- dred souls,... ... have some hope of seeing one part of my design of a Musical Institute being united with the interests of " les arts visibles," and England spared the... ...and the general excellence of his violins and violoncellos, procured him the medal prize of the great Exhibition of 1851, in London. At the Paris Expo... ...of Por- tugal, the latter presented her with a massive gold neck-chain and a medallion with pearls and diamonds. The bouquets heaved on the stage were...

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Elliott Cresson Medal

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... Elliott Cresson Medal given to Emile Berliner in 1913 ... ... 1997 The Elliott Cresson Medal, also known as the Elliott Cresson Gold Medal, was the highest award ... ...nklin Institute. The award was established by Elliott Cresson, life member of the Franklin Institute, with $1,000 granted in 1848.[1] The endowed awar... ... 1900 United States Geological Survey,United States Geological Survey ... ... 1900 United States Geological Survey,United States Geological Survey ... ... 1905 Gray National Telautograph Company,Gray National Telautograph Company ... ... 1941 United States Navy,United States Navy Engine... ... 1941 United States Navy,United States Navy Engineering ... ... 1905 Gray National Telautograph Company,Gray National Telautograph Company ...

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Music and manners; personal reminiscences and sketches of character; Volume: 1

By: Beatty Kingston, William, 1837-1900

...ANNERS. VOL. I. MUSIC AND MAiNNEK8 personal IRemmtecences anb Sftetcbes of Cbaractcr BY W. BEATTY-KINGSTON COMMANDER OF THE IMPERIAL ORDER OF THE M... ...NISCENCES . 112 CHAPTER VI. INDIAN Music. ORIENTAL VERSIONS OF THE BRITISH NATIONAL ANTHEM 147 X CONTENTS. CHAPTER VII. PAOB JAPANESE Music . . .163 ... ...at, submit to discipline, and pay his proper tribute of man-service to the national defences." PEPI HELLMESBERGER. As may well be imagined, Francis- ... ...as anything that the ecclesiastical regime prevailing throughout the Papal States only sixteen years ago more especially abominated than another, it w... ...ion of Transylvania, as well as the Kingdom of Roumania proper, whilom the United Principalities of Moldavia and Wallachia) that reminds the discrimin... ...of the Kingdom of Eoumania was a fief of Tur- key, officially known as the United Principalities of Wallachia and Moldavia, forlorn of railways, badly... ...nes, must so says Msikanta be carefully adjusted to the divers feelings or states of mind which songs are meant to express, and are invariably so adju... ...has innumer- able anecdotes to relate, conferred upon her the Eussian Gold Medal for Proficiency in the Arts and Sciences, set in magnificent brillian... ... in one regard ; viz. 3 in his stead- fast aversion to orders of chivalry, medals, and other " outward and visible " honorific distinctions. A greedy ...

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National Medal of Technology and Innovation

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...The National Medal of Technology and Innovation (formerly the National Medal of Technology) is an honor granted by the President of the U... ...The National Medal of Technology and Innovation (formerly the National Medal of Technology) is an honor granted by the President of the United Sta... ...e National Medal of Technology and Innovation (formerly the National Medal of Technology) is an honor granted by the President of the United States to... ... National Medal of Technology) is an honor granted by the President of the United States to American inventors and innovators who have made significan... ...al Medal of Technology) is an honor granted by the President of the United States to American inventors and innovators who have made significant contr... ...e or to an entire organization or corporation. It is the highest honor the United States can confer to a US citizen for achievements related to techno... ... an entire organization or corporation. It is the highest honor the United States can confer to a US citizen for achievements related to technological... ...citizen for achievements related to technological progress. History The National Medal of Technology was created in 1980 by the United States Congr... ...or achievements related to technological progress. History The National Medal of Technology was created in 1980 by the United States Congress under...

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A Legacy of Leadership

...ERSHIP Investing in America’s Living Cultural Heritage Since 1965 Library of Congress Card Number: 00-107057 First edition published by the National ... ... Library of Congress Card Number: 00-107057 First edition published by the National Endowment for the Arts in September 2000. A LEGACY OF LEADERSHIP ... ... for the Arts in September 2000. A LEGACY OF LEADERSHIP Table of Contents National Endowment for the Arts Chairman’s Message............................ ...ked the recent history of the Hmong people, many of whom immigrated to the United States following the Vietnam War. An NEA-sponsored folk art exhibiti... ... recent history of the Hmong people, many of whom immigrated to the United States following the Vietnam War. An NEA-sponsored folk art exhibition help... ...d implementa- tion projects, and stimulates arts activities in underserved states. Nearly $2 million has been awarded in hundreds of grants to support... ... of mariachi festivals, performances, conferences, and training across the United States. The NEA was instrumental in the genre’s evolution and popula... ...IONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS’ AWARDS Honoring Artistic Excellence National Medal of Arts The National Medal of Arts recognizes individuals or groups f... ...iel. Shining a Spotlight 38 Right: Frank Gehry received the 1998 National Medal of Arts for his extensive contributions to the field of architecture....

...Excerpt: ?Art is a nation?s most precious heritage. For it is in our works of art that we reveal ourselves, and to others, the inner vision which guides us as a nation. And where there is no vision, the people perish.?...

...Table of Contents: Chairman?s Message, 3 -- Building Strong Communities, 4?13 -- Bringing the Arts to New Audiences, 14?25 -- Keeping the Past Alive, 26?37 -- Shining a Spotlight, 38?45 -- Sowing the Seeds for Success, 46?55 -- Res...

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1901 China expedition commemorative medal

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...1901 China expedition commemorative medal Awarded by... ... Type Campaign Medal Eligibility ... ... Awarded for Relief of the legations in Peking C... ...f China. This hostility against these powers was mainly driven by a secret nationalist and xenophobic group called "the Society of Righteous and Harmo... ... It was decided by eight major powers (Germany, Austria, United States, France, Britain, Italy, Japan and Russia) to establish an in... ... It was decided by eight major powers (Germany, Austria, United States, France, Britain, Italy, Japan and Russia) to establish an internati... ... National Orders ... ... United Nations operations in Korea commemorative medal ... ... It was decided by eight major powers (Germany, Austria, United States, France, Britain, Italy, Japan and Russia) to establish an internati...

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Head Hunters of the Amazon

By: F. W. up de Graff

...c Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: HEAD HUNTERS OF THE AMAZON Author: F. W. UP DE GRAFF Language: English Subject: Ficti... ...ww.WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and... ...ally think it over of course he could recall very clearly the reverse of the medal. I must confess to somewhat the same tendency. Mr. Up de Graff emph... ...r 1890. He was one among the many rich young South Americans who come to the United States to take advanced courses at the universities, chiefly in th... ... He was one among the many rich young South Americans who come to the United States to take advanced courses at the universities, chiefly in the field... ... find the money and obtain the concessions on arrival home. Then he left the States. Thus it came about that in October, 1894, I received the followin... ...he millions who gaze at him through iron bars. I was introduced, too, to the arts of tapping rubber trees, making rum and sugar, collecting plátanos a... ...nstinct of the justice of the mining−camps and cow country as for me with my national pride. So each had decided for himself that the matter had not e... ...e and again we turned for solace to our library, a yellow−back, twenty−page, United States Government pamphlet on Cornstalk Disease of Cattle. I have ...

...Foreword: IT is not given to many of us to wander through the waste places of the earth, and too often the explorer leaves no written record of his experiences. Mr. Up de Graff led an adventurous life in the region drained by the extreme head waters of the Am...

...Table of Contents: Head Hunters of the Amazon, 1 -- F. W. Up de Graff, 1 -- FOREWORD, 2 -- Introduction, 3 -- HEAD HUNTERS OF THE AMAZON, 4 -- Chapter II, 7 -- Chapter III, 14 -- Chapter IV, 17 -- Chapter V, 22 -- Chapter VI, 28 --...

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Interlochen Center for the Arts

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...titution in Interlochen, Michigan, roughly 15 miles (24 km) southwest of Traverse City. Interlochen draws young people from around the world to s... ... Arts is the umbrella organization for Interlochen Arts Camp (formerly the National Music Camp, founded 1928), Interlochen Arts Academy boarding high ... ...illis Pennington, Joseph E. Maddy and Thaddeus P. Giddings established the National High School Orchestra Camp. It grew rapidly in scope, size, and re... ...ghest rates of per capita contributions of any public radio station in the United States. The station's classical service is broadcast from 88.7 FM i... ...ates of per capita contributions of any public radio station in the United States. The station's classical service is broadcast from 88.7 FM in Inter... ...y, Boys Camp Infirmary, Girls Camp Infirmary Awards and accoladesNational Medal of Arts. In 2006, Interlochen Center for the Arts was named recipien... ... 2006, Interlochen Center for the Arts was named recipient of the National Medal of Arts, one of the highest honors bestowed by the President of the U... ... Medal of Arts, one of the highest honors bestowed by the President of the United States and National Endowment for the Arts on individuals or institu... ...of Arts, one of the highest honors bestowed by the President of the United States and National Endowment for the Arts on individuals or institutions t...

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A General History for Colleges and High Schools

By: P. V. N. Myers

....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... .... XVI. Period of Macedonian Supremacy: Empire of Alexander. XVII. States formed from the Empire of Alexander. XVIII. Greek Architecture, S... ...VI. The Revival of Learning. XLVII. Growth of the Nations: Formation of National Governments and Literatures. 1. England. ... ... LVIII. The French Revolution. 1. Causes of the Revolution: The States-General of 1789. 2. The National, or Constituent Assembly.... ... 1. Causes of the Revolution: The States-General of 1789. 2. The National, or Constituent Assembly. 3. The Legislative Assembly. ... ...e father was the priest and absolute lord of his house. The families were united to form village-communities ruled by a chief, or patriarch, who was... ...t 1095 B.C.).--During the period of the Judges, the tribes of Israel were united by no central government. Their union was nothing more than a leagu... ...ine's religion was a strange mixture of the old and the new faith: on his medals the Christian cross is held by the pagan deity, Victory. In his dom... ... the zeal and activity of the reformers. [Illustration: LOYOLA. (From a medal.)] As the well-disciplined, watchful, and uncompromising foes of t...

...: This volume is based upon my Ancient History and Mediaeval and Modern History. In some instances I have changed the perspective and the proportions of the narrative; but in the main, the book is constructed upon the same lines as those drawn for the earlier works. In dealing with so wide a range of facts, and tracing so many historic movements, I cannot hope that I have ...

...TABLE OF CONTENTS. PREFACE LIST OF MAPS GENERAL INTRODUCTION: THE RACES AND THEIR EARLY MIGRATIONS PART I. ANCIENT HISTORY. SECTION I.--THE EASTERN NATIONS. CHAPTER I. India and China. 1. India. 2. China. II. Egypt. 1. Political Hi...

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Vermont College of Fine Arts

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... Location Montpelier, Vermont, United States Colors ... ... Location Montpelier, Vermont, United States Colors ... ... Affiliations New England Association of Schools and Colleges Webs... ... Arts (VCFA) is a graduate-level college in Montpelier, Vermont. VCFA is a national center for graduate fine arts education with a unique practice-bas... ...n Art and Design Education. Its faculty includes Pulitzer Prize finalists, National Book Award winners, Newbery Medal honorees, Guggenheim Fellowship ... ...ty includes Pulitzer Prize finalists, National Book Award winners, Newbery Medal honorees, Guggenheim Fellowship and Fulbright Program fellows, and Fo... ...b/current.asp ^ a b "Welcome to the Newbery Medal Home Page!". Retrieved 11 October 2014.  ... ...mont College of Fine Arts 1831 establishments in the United States ... ...llege of Fine Arts 1831 establishments in the United States ...

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Open to All Title IX at Thirty

By: Deborah A. Price

...“OPEN TO ALL” TITLE IX AT THIRTY The Secretary of Education’s Commission on Opportunity in Athletics “OPEN TO ALL” TITLE ... ...e Education Amendments of 1972, Title IX provides that “[N]o person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in... ...tion Amendments of 1972, Title IX provides that “[N]o person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be de... ...lable to men, women, 1 National Coalition for Women and Girls in Education. 2002. Title IX at Thir... ...riences Adding and Discontinuing Teams, GAO-01- 297, March 2001, p. 11. 3 National Federation of State High School Associations. 2000. NFHS Participa... ...opportunity for young women and for girls in the educational system of the United States of America. Equality of opportunity. Equality. That shouldn’t... ...nity for young women and for girls in the educational system of the United States of America. Equality of opportunity. Equality. That shouldn’t really... ...sequences, as will be evidenced by the absence of American athletes on the medals’ podium at future Olympic games.” Marty Mankamyer, president, United... ...he WNBA's all- time leading scorer. Cooper was a member of the 1992 bronze-medal-winning U.S. Olympic Women's Basketball Team and the 1988 gold-medal-...

...Table of Contents: Letter of Transmittal 1 -- Executive Summary 2 -- The Spectrum of Opinions 7 -- Background 12 -- Commission Findings 21 -- Commission Recommendations 33 -- Appendix One: Glossary 41 -- Appendix Two: References 44...

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Middle East operations commemorative medal (1956)

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...Middle East operations commemorative medal (1956) ... ... Middle East operations commemorative medal (1956) (obverse) ... ...ve medal Ribbon of the Middle East operations commemorative medal (1956) ... ... medal established on 22 May 1957 to recognize the participation of French nationals in the military operations conducted during the Suez Crisis of 19... ...ackground In 1956, Egyptian President Nasser decided to nationalize the Suez Canal Company, this action was against French and Brit... ...ufre.[2] Under heavy diplomatic pressure from both the United States and the USSR, the Franco-British forces withdrew from the ret... ...] Under heavy diplomatic pressure from both the United States and the USSR, the Franco-British forces withdrew from the retaken te... ... United Nations operations in Korea commemorative medal ... ...] Under heavy diplomatic pressure from both the United States and the USSR, the Franco-British forces withdrew from the retaken te...

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Syria, A Country Study

By: Louis R. Mortimer

...ww.WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and... ..............................................................................5 NATIONAL SECURITY .......................................................... .............................................................................12 NATIONAL SECURITY .......................................................... .............................................................................30 United Arab Republic ...................................................... .....................................................................141 Syrian−United States Relations ................................................... ..............................................................141 Syrian−United States Relations .......................................................... ...l • Lebanon • Jordan • The Palestinians • Iran and Iraq • Syrian−United States Relations • Syrian−Soviet Relations • Chapter 5. National Securi... ...arm (see fig. 15, Ranks and Insignias). Although some twenty−five orders and medals are authorized, generally only senior officers and warrant officer... ...als are authorized, generally only senior officers and warrant officers wear medal ribbons. The following are some important Syrian awards: Order of U...

...e its predecessor, this study is an attempt to treat in a concise and objective manner the dominant social, political, economic, and military aspects of contemporary Syrian society. Sources of information included scholarly journals and monographs, official reports of governments and international organizations, foreign and domestic newspapers, and numerous periodicals. Re...

...Table of Contents: Syria, a country study, 1 -- Federal Research Division, 1 -- Foreword, 4 -- Preface, 4 -- GEOGRAPHY, 5 -- TRANSPORTATION AND COMMUNICATIONS, 5 -- NATIONAL SECURITY, 6 -- MUSLIM EMPIRES, 6 -- Succeeding Caliphates...

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Benjamin Franklin Medal (American Philosophical Society)

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...Benjamin Franklin, after whom this medal is named. A portrait made by Joseph Duplessis (ca. 1785). ... ...sis (ca. 1785). The Benjamin Franklin Medal presented by the American Philosophical Society located in Philadelph... ...Benjamin Franklin. The award was created to remember the 200th anniversary of the birthday of Franklin.[1][2][3] The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston has... ... Founding of the United States ... ... Founding of the United States ... ...urrency United States Postal Service ... ... United States Postal Service ... ... Benjamin Franklin National Memorial ... ... Benjamin Franklin National Memorial ...

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The Great Events by Famous Historians ; A Comprehensive and Readable Account of the World's History, Emphasizing the More Important Events, And Presenting These as Complete Narratives in the Master-Words of the Most Eminent Historians. Supervising Editor, Rossiter Johnson; Literary Editors : Charles F. Horne, John Rudd; Directing Editor, Walter F. Austin, With a Staff of Specialists : Volume 21

By: Charles F. Horne

...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... ..........................................................................1 THE UNITED STATES HOUSE OF GOVERNORS ....................................... ..................................................................1 THE UNITED STATES HOUSE OF GOVERNORS ............................................... ...ne This page copyright © 2003 Blackmask Online. http://www.blackmask.com THE UNITED STATES HOUSE OF GOVERNORS • UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA A.D. 1910 • PO... ... page copyright © 2003 Blackmask Online. http://www.blackmask.com THE UNITED STATES HOUSE OF GOVERNORS • UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA A.D. 1910 • PORTUGAL ... ...itarianism, of man's really awakened kindliness toward his brothers of other nationalities. The universal peace movement, which was a child in 1910, h... ...tates, the movement, regarded rather humorously at first, became a matter of national weight and seriousness when in 1910 the great State of Californi... ...n their own country. Service on the Canal works leads to no pension; and the medal which is to be granted to all who remain two years in employ is but...

...Excerpt: THE UNITED STATES HOUSE OF GOVERNORS A NEW MACHINERY ADDED TO THE FEDERAL FORM OF GOVERNMENT A.D. 1910. WILLIAM G. JORDAN. THE GOVERNORS. The formal establishment of the ?House of Governors,? which took place in January of 1910, ...

...Table of Contents: The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 21, 1 -- Editor: Charles F. Horne, 1 -- THE UNITED STATES HOUSE OF GOVERNORS, 9 -- UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA A.D. 1910, 17 -- PORTUGAL BECOMES A REPUBLIC A.D. 1910, 23 -- T...

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American Academy of Arts and Letters

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... academy shares. The American Academy of Arts and Letters is a 250-member honor society; its goal is to "foster, ... ... The Academy was created in 1904 by the membership of the National Institute of Arts and Letters styling itself after the French Acad... ...ed in 1865 at Boston. The American Social Science Association produced the National Institute of Arts and Letters in 1898. The qualification for membe... ...ters. The combined Academy/Institute structure had a maximum of 250 living United States citizens as members, plus up to 75 foreign composers, artists... ...he combined Academy/Institute structure had a maximum of 250 living United States citizens as members, plus up to 75 foreign composers, artists, and w... ...ithout a link on Wikidata 1904 establishments in the United States American literature ... ...a link on Wikidata 1904 establishments in the United States American literature Lear... ...cessed January 5, 2010 ^ "W. R. Thayer Wins Medal.; J.G. Huneker and Others Elected to Arts and Letters Institute. ... ...te their time exclusively to writing. Medal for Spoken Language – This medal, awarded from time to time, recogniz...

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Hope for Urban Education

By: Alan L. Ginsburg

...HOPE FOR URBAN EDUCATION: A Study of Nine High-Performing, High-Poverty, Urban Elementary Schools The Charles... ...overty, Urban Elementary Schools The Charles A. Dana Center The University of Texas at Austin 1999 ii U. S. Department of Education Richard W. Riley ... ...... 43 Table 6: Percent of Burgess Elementary Students Scoring at or above National Average on Iowa Test of Basic Skills ................................ ... of Charles Fisher from the University of Michigan, Willis Hawley from the National Partnership for Excellence in Teaching and Accountability, and Chr... ...ools have attained higher levels of achievement than most schools in their states or most schools in the nation. They have achieved results in readin... ...ntability provisions. The federal government should continue to encourage states and districts to frame rigorous school accountability requirements. ... ...d because of snow, everyone would have 90 minutes for reading and language arts. HOPE FOR URBAN EDUCATION 16 One way principals and other school lead... ...e came to Centerville School. She felt it was crucial for the staff to be united in their expectations and standards for all students. She also knew ... ...the school’s honors and achievements, contains more than 15 trophies and 9 medals, all earned since 1996. Once vibrant with red, white, and blue scho...

... report was prepared under subcontract to Policy Studies Associates, Inc., contract #EA94053001; Task Order #56. The views expressed herein are those of the contractor. No official endorsement by the U.S. Department of Education is intended or should be inferred. This report is in the public domain. Authorization to reproduce it in whole or in part is granted. While permis...

...Table of Contents: Tables, iv -- Acknowledgments, v -- Executive Summary, vii -- HOPE FOR URBAN EDUCATION: A Study of Nine High-Performing, High-Poverty, Urban Elementary Schools, 1 -- Background, 2 -- Differences among the Nine Sc...

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American Academy of Arts and Sciences

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... American Academy of Arts and Sciences logo ... ...rary societies and a leading center for independent policy research in the United States. Election to the Academy is considered one of the nation's hi... ...cieties and a leading center for independent policy research in the United States. Election to the Academy is considered one of the nation's highest h... ... 4.3 Awards 4.4 National Commission on the Humanities and Social Sciences ... ...f the Academy. The Academy also served as the catalyst in establishing the National Humanities Center in North Carolina. In the late 1990s, the Academ... ...lished by Mr. Francis Amory. Emerson-Thoreau Medal The Emerson-Thoreau Medal was established ... ...ropriate recognition. The Humanities Award complements the Emerson-Thoreau Medal for achievement in literature. Both awards are administered by a sing... ... Established in 1839, this is one of the oldest scientific prizes in the United States. This prize recognizes contributions to the fields of heat an... ...blished in 1839, this is one of the oldest scientific prizes in the United States. This prize recognizes contributions to the fields of heat and light...

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Israel, A Country Study

By: Louis R. Mortimer

...ww.WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and... .............................................................................20 NATIONAL SECURITY .......................................................... ... Gaza Strip ............................................................137 NATIONAL INSTITUTIONS ...................................................... ...........................................155 Relations with Middle Eastern States ..................................................................... .......................................................157 Relations with the United States ............................................................. ...............................................157 Relations with the United States ..................................................................... ...........................................205 MILITARY COOPERATION WITH THE UNITED STATES .........................................................2... ... instituted in 1973, all soldiers decorated since 1948 received one of three medals that would be used subsequently to honor those who acquitted thems... ...acquitted themselves in an outstanding manner while serving in the IDF. Each medal was accompanied by a ribbon worn above the left breast pocket. The ...

...Foreword: This volume is one in a continuing series of books prepared by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress under the Country Studies/Area Handbook Program sponsored by the Department of the Army. The last two pages of this book list the other published s...

...Table of Contents: Israel, a country study, 1 -- Federal Research Division, 1 -- Foreword, 5 -- Preface, 5 -- GEOGRAPHY, 6 -- ECONOMY, 6 -- GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS, 7 -- Introduction, 7 -- ISRAEL, 17 -- Foreword, 17 -- Acknowledgme...

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Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives program

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... Civil Affairs and Military Government Sections of the Allied armies The Monuments, Fi... ...nd museum personnel, they had formative roles in the growth of many of the United States’ greatest cultural institutions, including the National Galle... ...um personnel, they had formative roles in the growth of many of the United States’ greatest cultural institutions, including the National Gallery of A... ...f many of the United States’ greatest cultural institutions, including the National Gallery of Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the New York C... ...numents in harm’s way or in danger of Nazi plundering. The groups sought a national organization affiliated with the military which would have the sam... ...reation or improvement of some of the leading cultural institutions in the United States. Many major museums employed one or more MFAA officers before... ... or improvement of some of the leading cultural institutions in the United States. Many major museums employed one or more MFAA officers before or aft... ... Awards 2007 National Humanities Medal 2009 honorary Doctor of Fine Arts, by MassAr... ...ct of 2013, a bill that would award the Monuments Men a Congressional Gold Medal "in recognition of their heroic role in the preservation, protection,...

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Letters from America

By: Rupert Brooke

....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 ... ...ames NOTE The author started in May 1913 on a journey to the United States, Canada, and the South Seas, from which he returned next yea... ... NOTE The author started in May 1913 on a journey to the United States, Canada, and the South Seas, from which he returned next year at th... ...of a few evident slips. The two remaining chapters appeared in the _New Statesman_, soon after the outbreak of war. Thanks are due to the Edito... ...ed his poetic countenance by a single touch quotable as showing this. The medal of the mere pleasant had always a reverse for him, and it was genera... ...l surface with him. The second day out he sidled shyly up to me. "Of what nationality _are_ you?" he asked. His face showed bewilderment when he he... ...l that in less favoured civilisations family, guild, club, township, and nationality have given him or her. As a child he gets education, then even... ...helped to throw Ontario, and so the country, against Reciprocity with the United States in 1911; and it is keeping it, in the comedy of the Navy Que...

...The author started in May 1913 on a journey to the United States, Canada, and the South Seas, from which he returned next year at the beginning of June. The first thirteen chapters of this book were written as letters to the Westminster Gazette. He would...

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List of recipients of the Silver Buffalo Award

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...ffalo Award includes people who have been awarded the highest commendation of the Boy Scouts of America. Since the Silver Buffalo Award was first awar... ...trator, author, social reformer, founding pioneer of the BSA and the first national Scout commissioner ... ... U.S. Army General, lawyer, and 25 year president of the National Rifle Association. ... ... William Howard Taft United States Solicitor General, United States federal judge, Governor-Gene... ...illiam Howard Taft United States Solicitor General, United States federal judge, Governor-General of ... ...eral of the Philippines, Secretary of War, twenty-seventh President of the United States, the tenth Chief Justice of the United States and first honor... ... the Philippines, Secretary of War, twenty-seventh President of the United States, the tenth Chief Justice of the United States and first honorary pre... ... Pioneering aviator and recipient of the Medal of Honor [a] ... ...xplorer, aviator, Rear Admiral in the United States Navy, recipient of the Medal of Honor and the Congressional Life Saving Medal ...

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History of the Christian Church, Volume VI the Middle Ages

By: David S. Schaff, D. D.

... Public Library.org CHURCH, VOLUME VI. THE MIDDLE AGES Title: HISTORY OF THE CHRISTIAN CHURCH, VOLUME VI. THE MIDDLE AGES Author: DAVID S. SCHA... ... Schaff on one occasion spoke of the Middle Ages as a terra incognita in the United States, a territory not adequately explored. These words would no ... ... on one occasion spoke of the Middle Ages as a terra incognita in the United States, a territory not adequately explored. These words would no longer ... ...AN CHURCH, VOLUME VI. THE MIDDLE AGES 3 § 22. Peter d’Ailly, Ecclesiastical Statesman. § 23. John Gerson, Theologian and Church Leader. § 24. Nicolas... ...rsal acceptance of the papal theocracy in Western Europe to the assertion of national independence, from the supreme authority of the priesthood to th... ...and all professing to be the vicegerents of God on earth. The free spirit of nationality awakened during the crusades grew strong and successfully res... ...s plenary power only in the spiritual realm. It is evident that they are not united in one person, from Christ’s refusal of the office of king and fro... ...and preserved in the Prag library, contains a hymn to Huss’ memory and three medallions which well set forth the relation in which Wyclif and Huss sta... ...rom a stone. Below it is Huss, kindling a fire from the sparks. In the third medallion, Luther is holding aloft the flaming torch. his is the historic...

...Preface: This volume completes the history of the Church in the Middle Ages. Dr. Philip Schaff on one occasion spoke of the Middle Ages as a terra incognita in the United States, a territory not adequately explored. These words would no longer be applicable, whether w...

...Table of Contents: HISTORY of the CHRISTIAN CHURCH, Volume VI. THE MIDDLE AGES, 1 -- DAVID S. SCHAFF, D.D, 1 -- Preface, 1 -- Chapter I. THE DECLINE OF THE PAPACY AND THE AVIGNON EXILE, 8 -- Chapter II. THE PAPAL SCHISM AND THE REF...

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... United States Marine Corps portal ... ... United States Marine Corps portal ... ... Country  United States Type ... ... Country  United States Type ... ... Size 194,000 active (as of February 2013)[2] 40,000 reserve (as of 2010)[3] 1... ... Vietnam Gallantry Cross Vietnam Civil Actions Medal Commanders ... ...lined in 10 U.S.C. § 5063 and as originally introduced under the National Security Act of 1947, it has three primary areas of responsibility... ... The Marine Corps fulfills a vital role in national security as an amphibious, expeditionary, air-ground combined arms... ...ing World War II (including nearly 20,000 killed), and 82 were awarded the Medal of Honor.[53] Despite Secretary Forrestal's predi...

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The French Revolution, Volume 1

By: Hippolyte A. Taine

... 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, and supplies superior material. - I have found many of this kind in the national archives, principally in the manuscript correspondence of minister... ... municipalities, besides persons in private life who address the King, the National Assembly, or the ministry. Among these are men of every rank, prof... ...mblies. - The people become aware of their condition. - Convocation of the States-General. - Hope is born. The coincidence of early Assemblies with ea... ...In the month of November 1787, the King declared that he would convoke the States-General. On the 5th of July 1788, he calls for memoranda (des mémoir... ...ot as usual," writes the commander of the troops;[29] "here the faction is united and governed by uniform principles; the same errors are diffused thr... ...n at the same rate of wages. He himself was once a workman, and obtained a medal for his inventions, and is benevolent and respected by all respectabl... ...neral opinion, the act is patriotic, and even believes that he "deserves a medal for destroying a monster." Taking a saber which is lent to him, he st... ... impartial, sympathetic, and, what is more, unanimous. The Minister of the United States writes, two months before the convocation of the States-Gener...

...PREFACE: This second part of Les Origines de la France Contemporaine will consist of two volumes. Popular insurrections and the laws of the Constituent Assembly end in destroying all government in France; this forms the subject of the present volume. ...

...· PREFACE · BOOK FIRST. SPONTANEOUS ANARCHY. · CHAPTER I. THE BEGINNINGS OF ANARCHY. · CHAPTER II. PARIS UP TO THE 14TH OF JULY. · CHAPTER III. · CHAPTER IV. PARIS. · BOOK SECOND. THE CONSTITUENT ASSEMBLY, AND THE RESULT OF ITS LABORS. · CHAPTER I. THE CONSTITUENT ASSEMBLY. - CONDITIONS REQUIRED F...

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...pients includes those persons who have been recognized by the University of Florida for outstanding achievements in their fields that reflect the i... ...n Brazil. 1921 LL.D. P.K. Yonge was the president of Southern States Lumber Company of Pensacola. In his role as a long-time member and ... ...of Florida. 1923 LL.D. William Jennings Bryan was a prominent statesman, lawyer, Presbyterian churchman and lecturer. Bryan was a two-te... ... Ferrara was Cuba 's ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to the United States from 1926 to 1930. Doyle E. Carlton 1933 D.C.L. D... ... General in France from 1918 to 1919, and was later the chief of the U.S. National Guard Bureau from 1936 to 1940. He was also a member of the Flor... ... Korean War, he replaced General Matthew Ridgway as the commander of all United States and United Nations forces.Paul F. Braim, Will to Win: The ... ...gher educational standards in the South. Contributor to civic betterment, national safety. Spessard Holland 1953 D.C.L. LL.B., University o... ... of North and South America for twenty-seven years. Received Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Carter in 1980. 1987 Litt.D. A not... ...er of the Vincent Bendix Award for Minorities in Engineering and the Lamme Medal by The American Society for Engineering Education, for his contributi...

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The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 2

By: Hippolyte A. Taine

....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...and supplies superior material. - I have found many of this kind in the national archives, principally in the manuscript correspondence of ministe... ...municipalities, besides persons in private life who address the King, the National Assembly, or the ministry. Among these are men of every rank, p... ...es. - The people become aware of their condition. - Convocation of the States-General. - Hope is born. The coincidence of early Assemblies with... ...n the month of November 1787, the King declared that he would convoke the States-General. On the 5th of July 1788, he calls for memoranda (des mémo... ...t as usual," writes the commander of the troops;[29] "here the faction is united and governed by uniform principles; the same errors are diffused th... ...at the same rate of wages. He himself was once a workman, and obtained a medal for his inventions, and is benevolent and respected by all respectab... ...eral opinion, the act is patriotic, and even believes that he "deserves a medal for destroying a monster." Taking a saber which is lent to him, he s... ...impartial, sympathetic, and, what is more, unanimous. The Minister of the United States writes, two months before the convocation of the States-Gene...

...Preface: This second part of ?Les Origines de la France Contemporaine? will consist of two volumes. -- Popular insurrections and the laws of the Constituent Assembly end in destroying all government in France; this forms the subject of the present vol...

...CONTENTS: ANARCHY PREFACE BOOK FIRST. Spontaneous Anarchy. CHAPTER I. The Beginnings of Anarchy CHAPTER II. Paris up to the 14th of July CHAPTER III. Anarchy from July 14th to October 6th, 1789 CHAPTER IV. PARIS BOOK SECOND. The constituent Assembly, and the Result of its Labors CHAPTER I. The Constituent Ass...

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...U.S. Air Force Memorial United States Air Force ... .... Air Force Memorial United States Air Force ... ... For the service and sacrifices of the men and women of the United States Air Force and its predecessor org... ... For the service and sacrifices of the men and women of the United States Air Force and its predecessor organizations, including the Ae... ... For the service and sacrifices of the men and women of the United States Air Force and its predecessor organizations, including the Aeronauti... ..., U.S. Signal Corps; the Aviation Section, U.S. Signal Corps; the Division of Military Aeronautics, Secretary of War; the Army Air Service; the U.S. A... ...ton, Virginia, on the grounds of Fort Myer near The Pentagon and Arlington National Cemetery, at the intersection of Columbia Pike and South Joyce Str... ...ton signed Pub.L. 103–163 authorizing the Air Force Memorial. In 1994, the National Capital Memorial Advisory Commission approved a site adjacent to M... ...ack granite. The north wall bears the names of Air Force recipients of the Medal of Honor, and the south wall bears inspirational quotations regarding...

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The French Revolution, Volume 1

By: Hippolyte A. Taine

...ww.WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and... ..., and supplies superior material. − I have found many of this kind in the national archives, principally in the manuscript correspondence of minis... ...d municipalities, besides persons in private life who address the King, the National Assembly, or the ministry. Among these are men of every rank, ... ...lies. − The people become aware of their condition. − Convocation of the States−General. − Hope is born. The coincidence of early Assemblies w... ...In the month of November 1787, the King declared that he would convoke the States−General. On the 5th of July 1788, he calls for memoranda (des m... ...ot as usual," writes the commander of the troops;[29] "here the faction is united and governed by uniform principles; the same errors are diffused... ...n at the same rate of wages. He himself was once a workman, and obtained a medal for his inventions, and is benevolent and respected by all respec... ...neral opinion, the act is patriotic, and even believes that he "deserves a medal for destroying a monster." Taking a saber which is lent to him, h... ..., impartial, sympathetic, and, what is more, unanimous. The Minister of the United States writes, two months before the convocation of the States−Gen...

...Preface: This second part of ?Les Origines de la France Contemporaine? will consist of two volumes. Ppopular insurrections and the laws of the Constituent Assembly end in destroying all government in France; this forms the subject of the present volum...

...Table of Contents: The French Revolution, Volume 1, 1 -- Hippolyte A. Taine, 1 -- Preface, 1 -- BOOK FIRST. SPONTANEOUS ANARCHY, 2 -- Chapter I. THE BEGINNINGS OF ANARCHY, 2 -- Chapter II. PARIS UP TO THE 14TH OF JULY, 13 -- Chapte...

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... United States Merchant Marine emblem ... ... United States Merchant Marine emblem ... ... Source: "Water Transportation Occupations". U.S. DOL, Bureau of Labor Statistics. Retrieved 2007-03-31.  ... ... Statistics for the shipping industry of United States Total: 465&nbs... ... Statistics for the shipping industry of United States Total: 465 ships... ...d in this number. The Military Sealift Command and the National Defense Reserve Fleet. In 2004, the federal government employed ap... ... Recipients of the Merchant Marine Distinguished Service Medal 5 Fictional accounts 6 ... ... Some civilian mariners have earned the Merchant Marine Expeditionary Medal in the Iraq War. The merchant ma... ...he sealift. Government-owned merchant vessels from the National Defense Reserve Fleet (NDRF) have supported emergency shipping req...

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