United States Observance
A list of U.S. observances.
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... See also Intelligent Design and Creation science In the United States some religious communities have refused to accept naturalistic explanations and tried to counter them ... states passed laws against the teaching of evolution in public schools, as upheld in the Scopes Trial ... Evolution was omitted entirely from school textbooks in most of the United States until the 1960s ...
... 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 in the negotiations ... The agreements included Flexible Mechanisms The "flexibility" mechanisms which the United States had strongly favored when the Protocol was initially put ...
... The Thirtieth United States Congress was a meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, consisting of the United States ... seats in the House of Representatives was based on the Sixth Census of the United States in 1840 ...
... Alaska, and South Dakota are the three states that do not recognize Columbus Day at all, though Hawaii and South Dakota mark the day with an alternative holiday or ... second Monday of October, though the name change has not ended protest related to the observance of Columbus' discovery ... The state government does not treat either Columbus Day or Discoverers' Day as a legal holiday state, city and county government offices and schools are open for business ...
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“Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Canada are the horns, the head, the neck, the shins, and the hoof of the ox, and the United States are the ribs, the sirloin, the kidneys, and the rest of the body.”
—William Cobbett (17621835)
“The possibility of divorce renders both marriage partners stricter in their observance of the duties they owe to each other. Divorces help to improve morals and to increase the population.”
—Denis Diderot (17131784)
“On the whole, yes, I would rather be the Chief Justice of the United States, and a quieter life than that which becomes at the White House is more in keeping with the temperament, but when taken into consideration that I go into history as President, and my children and my childrens children are the better placed on account of that fact, I am inclined to think that to be President well compensates one for all the trials and criticisms he has to bear and undergo.”
—William Howard Taft (18571930)
“The admission of the States of Wyoming and Idaho to the Union are events full of interest and congratulation, not only to the people of those States now happily endowed with a full participation in our privileges and responsibilities, but to all our people. Another belt of States stretches from the Atlantic to the Pacific.”
—Benjamin Harrison (18331901)