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culture development

to the United States, he became a researcher and professor at the University of California, Berkeley, where he focused on individual differences in learning, especially the influences of culture, development, and genetics on intelligence and learning. He received tenure at Berkeley in 1962 and was given his first sabbatical in 1964. He has concentrated much of his work on the learning difficulties of culturally disadvantaged students. In 2003, he was awarded the Kistler Prize


historical programs

and 1940s became more used by tourists. Indian River County listings at Florida's Office of Cultural and Historical Programs On August 1, 2003, it was added to the U.S. (United States) National Register of Historic Places. thumb right Entrance of Canaveral National Seashore (Image:CanaveralNationalSeashore0.jpg) from CR


coverage+legal

to the United States immigrants in the late 19th century United States. According to media analyst Charles M. Tatum, ''mutualistas'' "provided most immigrants with a connection to their mother country and served to bring them together to meet their survival needs in a new and alien country. Cultural activities, education, health care, insurance coverage, legal protection and advocacy before police and immigration authorities, and anti-defamation activities were the main


teaching member

of Eric Berne, psychiatrist and founder of the transactional analysis school of psychotherapy. In 1965 he obtained a Ph.D. in clinical psychology at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He is a founding member and teaching member of the International Transactional Analysis Association. The '''Columbia River Treaty''' is an agreement between Canada and the United States on the development and operation of dams in the upper Columbia River basin for power


blue song

. The group had a minor hit in 1968 with "Lucy Brown is Back in Town". After Mariska Veres took over the vocals, the group charted a world-wide hit with the song "Venus (Venus (Shocking Blue song))", which reached #1 on the U.S. (United States) Billboard Hot 100 in February 1970. Initially the disc was a big hit in the Netherlands, where it reached #3 in the summer of 1969. It subsequently sold 350,000 copies in Germany, and topped the U.S. chart for three weeks

dig at their rivals Bijelo Dugme, track "Halo" which featured Arenđelović's scat singing, jazz rock track "Tegoba", and folk (folk music)-oriented "Daire" and "Plava pesma" ("Blue song"), last two featuring a London string quartet. The album was received well by the critics, although Glišić's lyrics received mostly negative reactions for their overly abstract style. The sold-out ''Crna dama'' tour pushed the album sales

;B R&B '''''One Love''''' is the second studio album by English (England) boy band Blue (Blue (boy band)), released on 4 November 2002 in the United Kingdom and on 21 October 2003 in the United States. Three singles were released from the album: "One Love (One Love (Blue song))", which peaked at number three, "Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word (Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word#Blue & Elton John version)", featuring Elton John, which peaked


young years

. He taught school during his young years and studied law in Maryville, Tennessee; then moved to Alabama in 1819 where he continued his studies. He passed the bar and commenced a law practice in Athens, Alabama. He was known as an ardent Democrat. Before serving the state of Alabama as its governor, he served as a legislator, solicitor, circuit judge, and congressman. In 1845 he opposed other Democratic leaders and ran as an independent, defeating the mainstream Democratic candidate


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on various entertainment shows became more frequent, and by the 1980s, dedicated fashion shows such as Fashion-television started to appear. Despite television and increasing internet coverage, including fashion blogs, press coverage remains the most important form of publicity in the eyes of the fashion industry. Fuel-air explosives were first developed, and used in Vietnam, by the United States. Soviet (USSR) scientists, however, quickly developed their own FAE weapons, which


commercial multiple

compensation , commercial multiple peril, commercial automobile, general liability, global specialty, group disability, fire and surety. http: www.boston.com jobs research profiles liberty_mutual_group http: investing.businessweek.com research stocks private snapshot.asp?privcapId 162456 right 140px (Image:SolheimCupLogo.svg) The '''Solheim Cup''' is a biennial golf tournament for professional women golfers contested by teams representing Europe


year set

: cgfa.sunsite.dk p p-pettie1.htm title CGFA - John Pettie: Portrait of Bret Harte work CGFA accessdate 2006-06-07 '''Francis Bret Harte''' (August 25, 1836 Some sources say he was born in 1837 or 1839. Even his gravestone has the wrong year 1837. See also Bret Harte Birth Year Set as 1836, ''Berkeley Daily Gazette'', August 15, 1936 ref>

of the same year), set in 1840s Italy under the dominance of Austria, a time of tumultuous revolt and uprisings. The story centers on the life of the protagonist, Arthur Burton, as a member of the Youth movement, and his antagonist, Padre Montanelli. A thread of a tragic relationship between Arthur and his love Gemma simultaneously runs through the story. It is a story of faith, disillusionment, revolution, romance, and heroism. '''New Rumley''' is an unincorporated area

reached the space station for a week long stay to rewire the orbiting lab, install a new addition and rotate out a crew member. Astronaut Sunita "Suni" Williams (w:Sunita Williams) will live for six months at the space lab, replacing German astronaut Thomas Reiter (w:Thomas Reiter) of the European Space Agency. (w:European Space Agency). thumb right Cover of TIME with the person of the year (Image:TIME person of 2006.jpg) Set to hit newstands in the w:United States United States


highly unique

;. The Villari system integrated the strengths of American Kenpo with the larger scope of movement and grappling available in Shaolin Kung Fu and Chin Na to create a highly unique American Kenpo offshoot system. Villari, Fred. "Hidden Beneath the Shadows - Balance Your Mind and Body for the Millennium" Sumerel Enterprises; 2nd edition (March 1998) Ayoob, Massad. "Fred Villari Markets the Martial Arts". Black Belt Magazine, July 1975. ref>

United States

national_anthem "The Star-Spangled Banner" File:Star Spangled Banner instrumental.ogg image_map USA orthographic.svg map_caption The contiguous United States plus Alaska and Hawaii in green alt_map Projection of North America with the United States in green image_map2 US insular areas SVG.svg alt_map2 The United States and its territories (Territories of the United States) map_caption2 The United States and its territories (Territories of the United States) map_width 220px capital Washington, D.C. latd 38 latm 53 latNS N longd 77 longm 01 longEW W largest_city New York City official_languages languages_type National language languages English (English language) regional_languages English (English language) Spanish (Spanish language) French (French language) Hawaiian (Hawaiian language) Samoan (Samoan language) Chamorro (Chamorro language) Carolinian (Carolinian language) official_religion none demonym American (Americans) government_type Federal (Federalism) presidential (Presidential system) constitutional republic (Republic#Constitutional republic) leader_title1 President (President of the United States) leader_name1 leader_title2 Vice President (Vice President of the United States) leader_name2 leader_title3 leader_name3 leader_title4 Chief Justice (Chief Justice of the United States) leader_name4 John Roberts legislature Congress (United States Congress) upper_house Senate (United States Senate) lower_house House of Representatives (United States House of Representatives) sovereignty_type Independence (American Revolution) sovereignty_note from Great Britain (Kingdom of Great Britain) established_event1 Declared (United States Declaration of Independence) established_date1 July 4, 1776 established_event2 Articles of Confederation established_date2 March 1, 1781 established_event3 Recognized (Treaty of Paris (1783)) established_date3 September 3, 1783 established_event4 established_date4 June 21, 1788 established_event5 Current composition (List of U.S. states by date of admission to the Union) established_date5 August 21, 1959 area_magnitude 1 E12 area_sq_mi 3,805,927 "State and other areas", U.S. Census Bureau, MAF TIGER database as of August 2010, excluding the U.S. Minor Outlying Islands. viewed October 22, 2014. area_km2 9,857,306 area_rank 3rd percent_water 2.23 population_estimate 320,206,000 population_estimate_year 2015 population_estimate_rank 3rd population_density_km2 34.2 population_density_sq_mi 88.6 population_density_rank 180th GDP_PPP_year 2013 GDP_PPP GDP_PPP_rank 1st GDP_PPP_per_capita $52,800 GDP_PPP_per_capita_rank 10th GDP_nominal GDP_nominal_rank 1st GDP_nominal_year 2013 GDP_nominal_per_capita $53,042 GDP_nominal_per_capita_rank 9th Gini_year 2012 Gini_change Gini 40.8 Gini_ref Gini_rank 95th (2013) HDI_year 2013 HDI_change steady HDI 0.914 HDI_ref HDI_rank 5th EF_year 2007 EF EF_rank 6th currency ($) currency_code USD country_code USA utc_offset −5 to −10 utc_offset_DST −4 to −10 calling_code +1 (North American Numbering Plan) iso3166code US drives_on right cctld footnote_a English is the ''de facto'' language of American government and the sole language spoken at home by 80 percent of Americans aged five and older. 28 states and five territories have made English an official language. Other official languages include Hawaiian (Hawaiian language), Samoan (Samoan language), Chamorro (Chamorro language), Carolinian (Carolinian language), and Spanish (Spanish language). footnote_c Whether the United States or China is larger has been disputed (List of countries and dependencies by area). The figure given is from the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency's ''The World Factbook''. Other sources give smaller figures. All authoritative calculations of the country's size include only the 50 states and the District of Columbia, not the territories (Territories of the United States). footnote_d See Time in the United States for details about laws governing time zones in the United States. footnote_e Except the United States Virgin Islands.

The '''United States of America''' ('''USA'''), commonly referred to as the '''United States''' ('''U.S.'''), '''America''', and sometimes '''the States''', is a federal republic

Paleo-Indians migrated from Eurasia (Settlement of the Americas) to what is now the U.S. mainland around 15,000 years ago, with European colonization (European colonization of the Americas) beginning in the 16th century. The United States emerged from 13 British colonies (Thirteen Colonies) located along the East Coast (East Coast of the United States). Disputes between Great Britain (Kingdom of Great Britain) and the colonies led to the American Revolution. On July 4, 1776, as the colonies were fighting Great Britain in the American Revolutionary War, delegates from the 13 colonies unanimously issued the Declaration of Independence (United States Declaration of Independence). The war ended in 1783 with the recognition of independence of the United States (Treaty of Paris (1783)) from the Kingdom of Great Britain, and was the first successful war of independence against a European colonial empire. The United States is the only country that ever won its independence from Great Britain by war. Greene, Jack P.; Pole, J.R., eds. (2008). ''A Companion to the American Revolution''. pp. 352–361. The current Constitution (United States Constitution) was adopted on September 17, 1787. The first ten amendments, collectively named the Bill of Rights (United States Bill of Rights), were ratified in 1791 and designed to guarantee many fundamental civil rights and freedoms (Natural and legal rights).

Driven by the doctrine of manifest destiny, the United States embarked on a vigorous expansion across North America throughout the 19th century. This involved displacing native tribes (American Indian Wars), acquiring new territories (United States territorial acquisitions), and gradually admitting new states (List of U.S. states by date of admission to the Union), until by 1848 the nation spanned the continent.

The United States is a developed country and has the world's largest national economy (List of countries by GDP (nominal)),

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