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Links and Factoids

By: Sam Vaknin

...to (428-347 BC). An Egyptian priest was supposed to have described it to the Greek statesman Solon (638-559 BC). The priest insisted that Atlanti... ...of luminescence maintained as time passes? Woody Hastings, a microbiologist at the University of Illinois, noticed in the early 1960s that though t... ...incy Adams would define Bolívar's military career as 'despotic and sanguinary' and state baldly that 'he cannot disguise his hankering after a crow... ...aled the Corn Laws. Famished and disease-stricken Irish immigrants flooded the new state. Young men in Canada West left in droves for the United St... ...labama, Georgia, Louisiana, and Texas. Another four - Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Arkansas - joined them only after the attack on F... ... Party. Lincoln's vice-president, Johnson, actually was a Democrat and hailed from Tennessee, a seceding state. He was the only senator from a sece... ...ction started long before the war ended, in Union-occupied Louisiana, Arkansas, and Tennessee. Slave tax was an important source of state revenue in... ... thus, attracts female flies eager to lay their eggs. Researchers from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences and Italy's University of Ca... ...Yotta is a thousand zetta (one septillion). Juan Enriquez quotes a study by the University of California at Berkeley in his tome, "As the Future...

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The Soul Bearer

By: Jonathan Cross

...inted reviews-without prior permission of the publisher. Printed in the United States of America Prologue 1855 PACIFIC NORTHWEST TERRITORY PUGE... ... children, he heard, "What have you got there, only one fish?". More a giggling statement than a question. Without looking to where the words came f... ... " We are here to mark and witness a day of reconciliation be­ tween the United States and the Suquamish Indians. A day that marks the beginning of ... ...fe was hectic, filled with busy-work and obligation. He enjoyed teaching at the University, but for most of the year he had allowed himself to be pu... ...sted in helping me identifY it." "Why? You've got a team of archeologist at the University," she said, and shuffled some papers. "This is not a nor... ...by you call a career." The SOHI Bearer IS "I was under a lot of pressure. The University. The book ... " "Hawk, get outta here before 1 throw some... ... as quickly as a lion snapping the neck of a gazelle! THE JOURNEY TO MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE DARK CLOUDS BURST from the night sky and torrents of rain ... ... bucking the long, black sedan that was speeding toward Memphis. Arlen Rankin, Tennessee's senior Senator, sat in the rear seat hardly aware of any... ...Senator from New Mexico yield for a question?" The newly appointed Senator from Tennessee asked. "I'll yield for one minute," Quinoness said. "Than...

...ance of life. Upon the next day's passing, Seattle signs the Port Eliot treaty relinquishing ownership of Suquamish ancestral lands to the United States government in favor of a small reservation to the North. He sees that a war would ultimately prove futile and wishes instead to preserve his people's lifeblood through appeasement. In a final speech, Seattle explains t...

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

By: Abraham Lincoln

...The Writings of Abraham Lincoln In Seven V olumes V olume 6 of 7 A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Writings of Abraham Linco... ...ncoln in Seven Volumes – Volume Six is a publication of the Pennsyl- vania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without... ...in Seven Volumes – Volume Six is a publication of the Pennsyl- vania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any c... ...e, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone associated with ... ... in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone associated with the Pe... ...m Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone associated with the Pennsylvania State University assumes any responsi- bility for the material contained within t... ...NSON. [cipher.] W ASHINGTON, June 4, 1862. HON. ANDREW JOHNSON, Nashville, Tennessee: Do you really wish to have control of the question of releasing ... ...control of the question of releasing rebel prisoners so far as they may be Tennesseeans? If you do, please tell us so. Y our answer not to be made pub... ...nging one of the departmental lines, so as to give you all of Kentucky and Tennessee. In your movement upon Chat- tanooga I think it probable that you...

...hird section of the ?Act further to promote the efficiency of the Navy,? approved 21st of December, 1861, provides: ?That the President of the United States by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, shall have the authority to detail from the retired list of the navy for the command of squadrons and single ships such officers as he may believe that the good of the ...

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

... INAUGURAL ADDRESSES OF THE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES is a publication of the Penn sylvania State University. This Por... ...RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES is a publication of the Penn sylvania State University. This Portable Document File is furnished free and without any... ...se, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone associated wit... ...d in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone associated with the ... ...y nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone associated with the Pennsylvania State University assumes any responsibility for the mate rial contained ... ...Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone associated with the Pennsylvania State University assumes any responsibility for the mate rial contained within... ... INAUGURAL ADDRESS TUESDAY, MARCH 4, 1845 The inaugural ceremonies of former Tennessee Governor and Speaker of the House James Knox Polk were con duc...

Excerpt: Inaugural addresses of the presidents of the United States.

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North America Volume One

By: Anthony Trollope

...North America Volume One by Anthony Trollope A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication North America: Volume One by ... ...erica: Volume One by Anthony Trollope is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without... ... Volume One by Anthony Trollope is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any c... ...e, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor any- one associated wit... ... in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor any- one associated with the ... ...Manis, Faculty Editor, nor any- one associated with the Pennsylvania State University assumes any responsibility for the material contained within the... ...racter and destiny. The out- let of this system lies between the States of Tennessee and Missouri, of Mississippi and Arkansas, and through the State ... ...da, Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina. The South will also claim Tennessee, Kentucky, 118 North America V ol. 1 Missouri, Virginia, Delawar... ..., at any rate, will never throw in its lot with the Southern States. As to Tennessee, it seceded heart and soul, and I fear that it must be accounted ...

................................................................................................................ 212 CHAPTER XV: THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK ................................................................. 243 CHAPTER XVI: BOSTON.........................................................................................................................

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North America Volume Two

By: Anthony Trollope

...North America Volume Two by Anthony Trollope A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication North America: Volume Two by ... ...erica: Volume Two by Anthony Trollope is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without... ... Volume Two by Anthony Trollope is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any c... ...e, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor any- one associated wit... ... in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor any- one associated with the ... ...Manis, Faculty Editor, nor any- one associated with the Pennsylvania State University assumes any responsibility for the material contained within the... ...Penn- sylvania, 25; Ohio, 21; Virginia, 13; Massachusetts and Indiana, 11; Tennessee and Kentucky, 10; South Carolina, 6; and so on, till Delaware, Ka... ...es of Beauregard, in Virginia; of Johnston, on the borders of Kentucky and Tennessee; and of Price, in Missouri. There was also a fourth army in Kansa... ...nk that man’s act can upset these ties of nature. But between Kentucky and Tennessee there is no such bond of union. There a mathematical line has bee...

......................................................................................................... 164 CHAPTER IX: THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES .................................................................... 185 CHAPTER X: THE GOVERNMENT ..................................................................................................................... 2...

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To Build a Fire : And Other Stories

By: Jack London

...im!’ An’ yeh bet I dusted fer the barn.” “Any kids waiting for you back in the States?” asked the stranger. “Nope; Sal died ’fore any come. Thet ’s wh... ...nk, earnest face of his fellow countryman, he replied inconsequentially on the state of the trail. Then he espied Father Roubeau, who could not lie. “... ...is cup. “Thank God, we ’ve got slathers of tea! I ’ve seen it growing, down in Tennessee. What would n’t I give for a hot corn pone just now! Never mi... ...bronze. In fact, Mason suffered least of all, for he spent his time in Eastern Tennessee, in the Great Smoky Mountains, living over the scenes of his ... ...t know I ’d been there? Never told you, eh? Well, I tried it once, down in the States. That ’s why I ’m here. Been raised together, too. I came away t... ...rything. Malemute Kid went about his work, listening to Mason, who was back in Tennessee, delivering tangled discourses and wild exhorta tions to his... ...ly well. Fred die Drummond was a professor in the Sociology Department of the University of California, and it was as a professor of sociology that h... ...ine outrage, and it was only when he returned to the classic atmosphere of the university that he was able, sanely and conservatively, to generalize u... ...f Mary Con don’s henchman and messenger, and when it was over returned to the University to be Freddie Drummond and to wonder what Bill Totts could s...

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Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant

By: Ulysses S. Grant

...PERSONAL MEMOIRS OF U. S. GRANT by U. S. Grant A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Personal Memoirs of U. S. Gra... ...Memoirs of U. S. Grant by U. S. Grant is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer- sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and with... ...e, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone associated with ... ... in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone associated with the Pe... ...m Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone associated with the Pennsylvania State University assumes any responsibility for the material contained within the... ...ay. Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant by U. S. Grant, the Pennsylvania State University, Electronic Classics Series, Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, Hazleton... ...fied, as were also points on the T ennessee and Cumberland rivers near the Tennessee state line. The works on the Ten- nessee were called Fort Heiman ... ...Muscle Shoals, in Alabama. The Memphis and Charleston Railroad strikes the Tennessee at Eastport, Mississippi, and follows close to the banks of the r... ... sent out into west Kentucky, threatening Columbus with one column and the Tennessee River with another. I went with McClernand’s command. The weather...

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