United States Elections

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Election Day (United States) - Local Elections
... offices of municipalities, counties (in most states), and other local entities (such as school boards and other special-purpose districts) have their elections subject to rules of their state, and in some ... For instance, in Connecticut, all towns, cities, and boroughs hold elections in every odd-numbered year, but as of 2004, 16 have them on the first Monday in May, while the other 153 ... the 50 cities are required to hold their elections on Election Day, but the 301 towns may choose any date, and most have traditionally held their elections in early spring ...
30th United States Congress
... The Thirtieth United States Congress was a meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, consisting of the United States ... in the House of Representatives was based on the Sixth Census of the United States in 1840 ...
United Nations Framework Convention On Climate Change - Conferences of The Parties - 2001: COP 6, Bonn, Germany
... Bush had become the President of the United States and had rejected the Kyoto Protocol in March 2001 as a result the United States delegation to this meeting declined to participate ... included Flexible Mechanisms The "flexibility" mechanisms which the United States had strongly favored when the Protocol was initially put together, including emissions trading Joint Implementation ...
United States Elections, 1998
... The 1998 elections in the United States were held on November 3, 1998 ... The elections showed little swings, as the composition in both houses of the United States Congress were not significantly altered ... In the United States Senate elections, no party made gains, as Republicans won Senate seats from Illinois, Kentucky, and Ohio ...
Creationism Internationally - Americas - United States
... See also Intelligent Design and Creation science In the United States some religious communities have refused to accept naturalistic explanations and tried to ... states passed laws against the teaching of evolution in public schools, as upheld in the Scopes Trial ... omitted entirely from school textbooks in most of the United States until the 1960s ...

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    So here they are, the dog-faced soldiers, the regulars, the fifty-cents-a-day professionals riding the outposts of the nation, from Fort Reno to Fort Apache, from Sheridan to Stark. They were all the same. Men in dirty-shirt blue and only a cold page in the history books to mark their passing. But wherever they rode and whatever they fought for, that place became the United States.
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    Apparently, a democracy is a place where numerous elections are held at great cost without issues and with interchangeable candidates.
    Gore Vidal (b. 1925)

    To the United States the Third World often takes the form of a black woman who has been made pregnant in a moment of passion and who shows up one day in the reception room on the forty-ninth floor threatening to make a scene. The lawyers pay the woman off; sometimes uniformed guards accompany her to the elevators.
    Lewis H. Lapham (b. 1935)

    In the case of a deliberate, palpable, and dangerous exercise of ... powers not granted by the compact, the States ... are in duty bound to interpose for arresting the progress of the evil, and for maintaining within their respective limits the authorities, rights, and liberties appertaining to them.
    James Madison (1751–1836)