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Carlisle, Pennsylvania

(1837–1840), and professor of Latin and Greek (1840–1848) in Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania. He opposed the Mexican-American War, as well as slavery, but did not consider himself an abolitionist. In 1847 McClintock was arrested on the charge of instigating a riot, which resulted in the rescue of several fugitive slaves; his trial, in which he was acquitted, attracted wide attention. The trial dealt with the issue of Personal liberty laws in the North


Pine Ridge Indian Reservation

beer sales shut down in nearby Whiteclay, Nebraska, a border town selling millions of cans of beer annually, primarily to residents from the reservation in South Dakota, where alcohol possession and consumption is prohibited. In 2008 the documentary ''The Battle for Whiteclay,'' about the toll of alcoholism and activists' efforts to control beer sales, was released, which has attracted wide attention. The Nebraska legislature allocated funds in late 2010 for increased police patrols in Pine


Marshall Space Flight Center

by the contractor. The defect was found when the telescope was in orbit. The design was such that repairs were possible, and three maintenance missions were flown in Shuttles during the 1990s. Another servicing mission (STS-109) was flown on March 1, 2002. Each mission resulted in considerable improvements, with the images receiving world-wide attention from astronomers as well as the public. Based on the success of earlier maintenance missions, NASA decided to have a fifth service mission to Hubble


Najaf

of James Loney (James Loney (peace activist)) and Harmeet Singh Sooden, both members of the organization Christian Peacemaker, garnered wide attention, as did their rescue the following year by Task Force Black, a multi-national operation that consisted of British, American, and Canadian special forces, supported by Task Force Maroon,


Austrian Empire

plans for the first Swiss railroad, the Swiss Northern Railway, from Zurich to Baden (Swiss Northern Railway), which several years later were built under his supervision. During a journey to England, France and Belgium, he studied the new railways and subsequently published his ideas of adapting this technology to mountainous regions in some papers receiving wide attention in the industry. Österr. Biographisches Lexikon S. 57 Built in the mid 17th century as a private fortress of the Potocki family, with the partition of Poland in 1772 it was passed to the Habsburg Empire, after which it became a property of the State authorities of the Austrian Empire. It was during that time that the fortress was transformed into one of the most prominent cities at the foothills of the Carpathian Mountains. After World War I for a short stint it served a temporary capital of the West Ukrainian People's Republic, after the fall of which Stanisławów became part of the Second Polish Republic. At the dawn of World War II the city was "liberated" by the Soviet forces which were soon overran by Nazi Germany. With the liberation of Ukraine in 1944, Soviet regime was established in the city for the next 45 years. A few years before the fall of the Soviet Union the blue-yellow flag was raised in the city as the symbol of independent Ukraine. Name Stanisławów was founded as a fortress in 1650 and was named after the Polish hetman Stanisław "Rewera" Potocki, although other sources claim it is named after his grandson (''see'' History of Ivano-Frankivsk). In 1772 its name was transliterated into German as Stanislau when it became part of the Austrian Empire and later Austria-Hungary; however, after the revolution of 1868 the city carried three different linguistic renderings of its name: German, Polish, and Ruthenian (Ruthenian language) (


Acapulco

abbr on ; however this later increased to . Within six hours of being declared a depression, the cyclone was classified as Tropical Storm Adrian. The Wildcoast "Don’t Eat Sea Turtle" campaign, an ongoing effort to reduce the demand for sea turtle (sea turtle#Conservation) eggs and meat throughout Mexico and Latin America received world-wide attention with its celebrity spokespeople, model Dorismar, and musicians


Qatar

of Nations 2009 tournaments included these sports as well. 150px thumb left alt 2007 Gulf Cup Stadium View of the jam-packed stadium during the 2007 Gulf Cup of Nations 2007 Gulf Cup (Image:Gulf Cup (36).jpg) in Abu Dhabi . The Gulf Cup has dramatically featured increased attendance in the stadia (stadium), as well as increased public, and worldwide attention. This has been in particular due to Qatar's role in expanding and improving the competition. Due to Qatar spending


Angola

plateau), north Botswana, southern Angola and east Zimbabwe. They feed on fruits, large insects, nuts (nut (fruit)) and small reptiles. right thumb Friedrich Welwitsch (Image:Friedrich Welwitsch.jpg) '''Friedrich Martin Josef Welwitsch''' (25 February 1806 – 20 October 1872) was an Austrian (Austrian Empire) explorer (exploration) and botanist (botany) who in Angola discovered the plant ''Welwitschia mirabilis (Welwitschia)''. His report received wide

attention among the botanists and general public, comparable only to the discovery of two other plants in the 19th century, namely ''Victoria amazonica'' and ''Rafflesia arnoldii''. Strlič, Matija. "Dr. Friderik Velbič, 1806–1872". ''Proteus, the journal of the Natural Sciences Society of Slovenia''. Year 61, No. 9 10 (pp. 396-404). ISSN 0033-1805. Commons:Category:Angola Wikipedia:Angola Dmoz:Regional Africa Angola


Saint Petersburg

publisher © 2009 AllSiberia.Com accessdate July 9, 2009 birth_date Early life He was born in Leningrad (Saint Petersburg) (now Saint Petersburg) to a Russian mother and father, and learned to play chess at the age of five on a train evacuating from Leningrad during World War II. He first drew wide attention


Syria

-Canadian, Rifat Mohammed Rifat, has been missing since 2004 and is presumed dead. The 2005 abduction (Christian Peacemaker hostage crisis) of James Loney (James Loney (peace activist)) and Harmeet Singh Sooden, both members of the organization Christian Peacemaker, garnered wide attention, as did their rescue the following year by Task Force Black, a multi-national operation that consisted of British, American, and Canadian special forces, supported by Task Force Maroon, <


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