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Some articles on states, state:

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 Senate and the United States House of ... was based on the Sixth Census of the United States in 1840 ...
2012 - Events - October
... balloon from 24 miles (39 kilometers) over Roswell, New Mexico in the United States ... – 30 – Hurricane Sandy kills at least 209 people in the Caribbean, Bahamas, United States and Canada ... causes major disruption to the eastern seaboard of the United States ...
Hawaii
... states (joined the Union on August 21, 1959), and is the only U.S ... state made up entirely of islands ... The state encompasses nearly the entire volcanic Hawaiian Island chain, which comprises hundreds of islands spread over 1,500 miles (2,400 km) ...
June 20 - Events
... Congress adopts the Great Seal of the United States ... Convention to call the government the United States ... state ...
Creationism - Prevalence - United States
... A 2000 poll for People for the American Way found 70% of the United States public felt that evolution was compatible with a belief in God ... Besides the United States the study also compared data from 32 European countries, Turkey, and Japan ... The only country where acceptance of evolution was lower than in the United States was Turkey (25%) ...

Famous quotes containing the word states:

    The mission of the United States is one of benevolent assimilation.
    William McKinley (1843–1901)

    fundamentally an organism has conscious mental states if and only if there is something that it is like to be that organism—something it is like for the organism.
    Thomas Nagel (b. 1938)

    Colonel “Bat” Guano: Okay, I’m going to get your money for you. But if you don’t get the President of the United States on that phone, you know what’s going to happen to you?
    Group Captain Lionel Mandrake: What?
    Colonel “Bat” Guano: You’re going to have to answer to the Coca-Cola company.
    Stanley Kubrick (b. 1928)