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Norfolk Island

to understand the people among whom he works," ''The Melanesians.'' Robert Codrington. and he himself reflected a deep commitment to this value. Codrington worked as headmaster of the Melanesian Mission school on Norfolk Island from 1867 to 1887. Over his many years with the Melanesian people, he gained a deep knowledge of their society, languages, and customs through a close association with them. He also intensively studied Melanesian languages, including the Mota language. After a voyage to Norfolk Island, Murray was instructed to continue the exploration of the southern coastline. He set out from Sydney on 12 November for the Kent Group; there he successfully navigated and charted the passage between Deal (Deal Island (Tasmania)) and Erith Island (Erith Island (Tasmania))s, which would later be named in his honour. In December he undertook a survey of Western Port. On 4 January 1802, he sighted the entrance to Port Phillip, but decided the entrance was to dangerous, so continued to survey the east coast of King Island (King Island (Tasmania)). On 14 February 1802 he returned and entered Port Phillip for the first time and anchored off what became the quarantine ground. Formation The 3rd New Zealand Division began forming from New Zealand Army units in Fiji in May 1942 and moved to New Zealand in the middle of the year. Major-General Harold Barrowclough (Harold Eric Barrowclough) was appointed to command the division on 12 August. Crawford 2000, p. 142. In October 1942, 34 Battalion and 36 Battalion (36th Battalion (New Zealand)) were detached from the Division to garrison Tonga and Norfolk Island respectively. Crawford 2000, p. 144. 36 Battalion was accompanied by detachments from the division's engineer, artillery and service units and was designated N Force. Thomas Dixon held the position of Superintendent of Convicts for nine years, running Fremantle Prison and the convict system. Together with the Comptroller General (Comptroller General of Convicts (Western Australia)) Edmund Henderson, he created a reforming, humane convict system for Western Australia. He instituted a system of training convicts in a trade, and he adapted the marks system used by Alexander Maconochie (Alexander Maconochie (penal reformer)) in Norfolk Island's penal system to Western Australia's legal situation. He was opposed to flogging, and favoured the introduction of female convicts into Western Australia. WikiPedia:Norfolk Island Dmoz:Regional Oceania Norfolk Island


Youngstown, Ohio

by German (Germans) immigrants from Pennsylvania. Weikart was born on August 26, 1931, in Youngstown, Ohio. His parents were Hubert and Catherine Weikart. One of four children, he had an older sister and two younger brothers. Weikart's parents were social workers and teachers with a deep commitment to helping others – a commitment their son embraced as his own. He attended public school in Youngstown, graduating from South High School in 1949. He enrolled in Oberlin College


Akron, Ohio

metal scrap (scrap metal) from factories and foundries. "The Edison of our Age?" 33-34. Based on his father's example, and on teachings offered by the Akron Workmen's Circle, an organization mainly of Jewish immigrants who believed in social justice, Stan Ovshinsky developed a deep commitment to social values, including labor rights, civil rights and civil liberties. Howard, 14. DATE OF BIRTH November 24


Kiev

only to edit and revert wars in Wikipedia, as some editors refused to comply with the government's decision, insisting that the best-known version should be used, and in the end they won. Since it was unthinkable that any of the warring camps were wrong in their contentions, it must have been the NPOV policy (Wikipedia:Neutral point of view) that was faulty. An important aspect of Lemko culture is their deep commitment to Eastern Christianity which


Belarus

scrap from factories and foundries. "The Edison of our Age?" 33-34. Based on his father's example, and on teachings offered by the Akron Workmen's Circle, an organization mainly of Jewish immigrants who believed in social justice, Stan Ovshinsky developed a deep commitment to social values, including labor rights, civil rights and civil liberties. Howard, 14. File:Church of St. Georg Smilaviczy Bielarus.jpg


Manhattan

York Times online retrieved August 9, 2009 "A sense of humor overlaying a deep commitment to style and a consuming passion for detail characterize all of Denning's work." "The More the Merrier — Robert Denning's Extravagance of Color and Pattern", by Cynthia Zarin, ''Architectural Digest (w:Architectural Digest),'' April


South Africa

, and helped found the Non-Aligned Movement. Gandhi's deep commitment and disciplined belief in non-violent civil disobedience as a way to oppose tyranny, oppression and injustice has inspired many subsequent political figures, including Martin Luther King Jr. of the United States, Julius Nyerere of Tanzania, Nelson Mandela and Steve Biko of South Africa, Lech Wałęsa of Poland and Aung San Suu Kyi of Myanmar. Gandhi's early life work


Poland

. thumb right The Dinosaurs Valley (reconstructions of prehistoric reptiles) within Silesian Culture and Recreation Park (File:Śląski Ogród Zoologiczny - kotlina dinozaurów.jpg) in Poland's (Poland) Upper-Silesian Metropolis (Metropolitan Association of Upper Silesia). thumb The Meadow of Atlanta Atlanta, Georgia's (File:Piedmont-park-urban-park.jpg) Piedmont Park. Gandhi's deep commitment and disciplined belief in non-violent civil disobedience as a way to oppose tyranny


United States

Movement (1955-1968) American Civil Rights Movement led by Martin Luther King Jr. and the anti-apartheid struggle of Nelson Mandela and the African National Congress in South Africa. Nehru refused to align with either the United States or the Soviet Union, and helped found the Non-Aligned Movement. Gandhi's deep commitment and disciplined belief in non-violent civil disobedience as a way to oppose tyranny, oppression and injustice has inspired many subsequent


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