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Tabuk, Saudi Arabia

in Jordan (Al-Hesa). * Harb, a large tribe, centered around Medina, but also extending northwards towards Tabuk (Tabuk, Saudi Arabia) and eastwards towards Al-Qassim. * Hareeb 100 Miles South of Marib in Yemen. In 630 Muhammad decided to lead an expedition to Tabuk (Tabuk, Saudi Arabia) on the Syrian border. In order to finance the expedition Muhammad invited contributions from his followers. Uthman made the largest contribution: 1,000 dinars in cash


Emirate of Abu Dhabi

, which has risen to 2.3 million in 2012. http: www.arabnews.com news 508116 Abu Dhabi is the capital city of the emirate, after which it is named, as well as the capital of the federation. Abu Dhabi’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) estimates, in 2011, amounted to AED 806,031 million at current prices. Mining and quarrying (includes crude oil and natural gas) accounts for the largest contribution to GDP


Works Progress Administration

by President Franklin D. Roosevelt which was created to put people back to work and helped many artists, musicians and writers survive during the Great Depression. He lived for a time in the French Quarter; first at 722 Toulouse Street, the setting of his 1977 play ''Vieux Carré (Vieux Carré (play))''. (The building is now part of The Historic New Orleans Collection). HNOC.org Perhaps the largest contribution to the public works system in the U.S. came out of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal initiatives particularly the creation of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in 1935. At a time of a deep economic crisis, the WPA employed at its peak 3.35 millions unemployed heads-of-households to work in rebuilding the country. The program helped construct millions of roads, bridges, parks, schools, hospitals, and levees while also providing educational programs, childcare, job training, and medical services. The overall public spending (government spending) level for the program, unprecedented at the time, was $4.8 billion ($76 billion in 2008 dollars), and helped to stimulate the economy through public works projects. Gabriel, J. (2008). A Twenty-First Century WPA. Social Policy, 38(2), 38-43. Pioneer Omaha Before it was legal to claim land in Indian Country, William D. Brown was operating the Lone Tree Ferry to bring settlers from Council Bluffs, Iowa to the area that became Omaha. Brown is generally credited as having the first vision for a city where Omaha now sits. Federal Writers Project of the Works Progress Administration. (1970) ''Nebraska: A Guide to the Cornhusker State.'' Nebraska State Historical Society. p. 241. The passage of the Kansas–Nebraska Act in 1854 was presaged by the staking out of claims around the area to become Omaha by residents from neighboring Council Bluffs. On July 4, 1854, the city was informally established at a picnic on Capital Hill, current site of Omaha Central High School. Hickey, D.R., Wunder, S.A. and Wunder, J.R. (2007) ''Nebraska Moments: New Edition.'' University of Nebraska Press. p. 147. Soon after, the Omaha Claim Club was formed to provide vigilante justice for claim jumper (land claim)s and others who infringed on the land of many of the city's founding fathers (Founding figures of Omaha, Nebraska). Sheldon, A.E. (1904) "Chapter VII: Nebraska Territory," ''Semi-Centennial History of Nebraska''. Lincoln, NE: Lemon Publishing. p. 58. Some of this land, which now wraps around Downtown Omaha, was later used to entice Nebraska Territorial legislators (Nebraska Territorial Legislature) to an area called Scriptown. Andreas, A.T. (1882) "Douglas County", ''History of the State of Nebraska''. Chicago, IL: Western Historical Company. p. 841. The Territorial capitol was located in Omaha, but when Nebraska became a state in 1867, the capital was relocated to Lincoln (Lincoln, Nebraska), plot on which the school is situated cost $35,000. The school opened in the fall of 1939 with fifty faculty members and 1,250 pupils. In 1959, Kenmore East High School was opened as the district continued to grow. At that time, the Highland Parkway school officially became Kenmore West High School. Raymond S. Frazier was appointed to the position of principal of Kenmore West in 1952. ''A Brief History of Kenmore West High School''. Accessed July 16, 2006. * Nikolai Trubetzkoi Trubetskoy, Nikolai S. .''Grundzüge der Phonologie''. ''Principles of Phonology'' . ''Travaux du Cercle Linguistique de Prague'', 7. Prague, 1939. *WPA (Works Progress Administration) Federal Writers' Project, ''Life History Manuscripts from the Folklore Project'', 1936-1940. Online version: Library of Congress ''American Life Histories: Manuscripts from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936 - 1940'', Item 27 of 312 (Nebraska), "Charles Blooah" '''Sheboygan Municipal Auditorium and Armory''' (commonly known as '''The Armory''') is an indoor arena in Sheboygan (Sheboygan, Wisconsin), Wisconsin built in 1942 on the city's lakefront as a WPA (Works Progress Administration) project. Mead Public Library timeline ''The Sheboygan Press'' "City may shut down Armory", Sept. 20, 2006, pages A1–A2 '''Harry Lloyd Hopkins (w:Harry Hopkins)''' (August 17, 1890 – January 29, 1946) was one of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's closest advisers. He was one of the architects of the New Deal, especially the relief programs of the Works Progress Administration (w:Works Progress Administration) (WPA), which he directed and built into the largest employer in the country. In World War II he was Roosevelt's chief diplomatic advisor and troubleshooter and was a key policy maker in the $50 billion Lend-Lease (w:Lend-Lease) program that sent aid to the allies.


Romania

chapter Tripartite Pact publisher Oxford University Press year 2002 isbn 0198604467 page 877 These countries participated in the subsequent invasion of the USSR (Operation Barbarossa), with Romania making the largest contribution (Romania during World War II) to recapture territory ceded to the USSR (Soviet occupation of Bessarabia and Northern Bukovina) and pursue its leader Ion Antonescu's desire to combat communism.


Japan

and medicines worth some USD 100,000 to the affected countries. In addition, an Israeli medical team was dispatched to Sri Lanka. An offer of assistance to India in the form of a search and rescue team as well as food and medicines has been extended. w:Japan Japan : The Japanese government has allocated USD (w:United States dollar) 500 million for relief efforts, the largest contribution by any single donor. * Kuwait (w:Kuwait): The Kuwaiti


United States

: www.rkmc.com of which he is the chairman, settled with the tobacco companies in 1998 with an agreement for the tobacco defendants to pay the state of Minnesota $6 billion. The law firm donated $30 million to the Minneapolis Foundation in 1998, a contribution made possible by the settlement fee; at the time, the gift was thought to be the largest contribution from a law firm to a community foundation. Mike serves on the Board of Trustees of his alma mater, the University of St. Thomas

% of the electricity produced nationally came from renewable sources. What Role Does Renewable Energy Play in the United States? U.S. Energy Information Administration The United States' hydroelectric plants make the largest contribution to the country's renewable energy, producing 248,100MW of the 371,700MW (67%) generated through all renewable energy.


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