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  • Engine Room Telegraph For Half Speed
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    The passengers on the ferry had nowhere to sit and almost nowhere to stand. Only the ship's officers ad a little space and this was on the bridge, which, along with the wheelhouse, was situated on a wooden platform erected over the engine-room. Here the captain of the vessel was in command. The bridge and wheelhouse were separated from the rest of the platform by a little wooden gate, secured only with a string catch. 5 The captain was distinguished from his fellow officers by his hat, a black f...
  • Finding Of The Present Supreme Court Justices
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    The Supreme Court is the highest governing body that is known to us as the people of the United States of America. In the 1998-99 term, the Supreme Court is slated to hear cases on subjects as diverse as business monopolies, labor unions, health insurers, initiative petitions and due process. The justices will also revisit the issue of sexual harassment. The following will just be an overview of how the Supreme Court operates. I will try to point out many things throughout the course of this pap...
  • Harding And Martini
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    ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST BROMDEN RETURNS TO VISIT HARDING AND MARTINI It was his first time going to a mall; it was the first time he was so thronged by; but it was not the first time he had heard others hissing with awe tremors in their voices, "Look at him! He is huge."Gee, what a giant!"Look at the muscle. What a MAN!" The Chief wished that Mac could be with him at that moment, and tell everyone that "He is the MAN!" The Chief thought his first trip to a mall would be the beginning of ...
  • Said Confederation Of Individual Chiefs
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    Her Majesty Victoria Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland regarding with Her Royal Favour the Native Chiefs and Tribes of New Zealand and anxious to protect their just Rights and Property and to secure to them the enjoyment of Peace and Good Order has deemed it necessary in consequence of the great number of Her Majesty's Subjects who have already settled in New Zealand and the rapid extension of Emigration both from Europe and Australia which is still in progress to constitu...
  • Chief Justice And Governor Of New Hampshire
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    physician, Revolutionary patriot, chief justice and governor of New Hampshire, was born in Amesbury, Mass. He was educated in the common schools, and studied medicine. He opened practice in 1750 in the town of Kingston in southern New Hampshire. He was married on Jan. 15, 1754, to his cousin, Mary Bartlett of Newton, N.H. They had twelve children. He was elected to the Provincial Assembly in 1765. In 1767 he was appointed by the royal governor, John Wentworth, a justice of the peace and soon aft...
  • My Definition Of Freedom
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    Freedom is defined as 'the condition of being free of restraints'; but freedom for me has a greater and deeper meaning. Freedom is the power to make one's own decisions, the power to laugh, the power to speak one's mind with out boundaries. Freedom is a frame of mind. One is only truly free when they themselves believe it to be so. This mentality of freedom is best seen in Chief Bromden's character. Although he lives in world full of rules, he slowly but surely breaks from the chains, and begins...
  • Fijian Canoe
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    The most remarkable aspect of Fijian pre-history is its antiquity. It is now known that people had reached the Fijian archipelago as early as 2000 years before the birth of Christ. Considering the fact that the Vikings, acknowledged as Europe's greatest sailors, didn't reach American until three thousand years later, or the fact that Columbus made his famous voyage only some five hundred years ago, the Fijian achievement must be seen as extraordinary. The question is, who were the first settlers...
  • Chief Joseph Petitions For Freedom
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    Freedom is defined as the absence of necessity, coercion, or constraint in choice or action. In An Indian's View of Indian Affairs, Chief Joseph petitions for freedom. Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech is a call for freedom. The texts written by Chief Joseph and King share many similar philosophies because the situations faced by two cultures, which are embodied in the texts, are similar. Chief Joseph represents a group of Native Americans who are restricted to land that they do not c...
  • Example Of A Traditional Economic System
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    Island of Mocha Essay The Island of Mocha in the video is an example of a traditional economic system evolving into a market system. Every person plays a key role in this traditional system. They had fisherman, coconut collector, melon seller, lumberman, barber, doctor, preacher, brownies seller, and a chief. The Mochans got sick of trading goods all across the island just to get the things that they want or needed. The Chief decided that they would use clam shell for currency instead of trading...
  • Dance Chief Illiniwek
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    The Struggle for Chief Illiniwek Imagine going to a University of Illinois sporting event and not seeing Chief Illiniwek perform at half time. This may soon be the case. Many Native Americans feel that the symbol of Chief Illiniwek portrays a racist stereotype, but because Chief Illiniwek represents the pride for athletics, as well as respect for the University of Illinois itself, he should not be dismissed as mascot and swapped with some common, unoriginal replacement. The dismissal of the chie...
  • Roger B Taney And William Hubbs Rehnquist
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    Roger b. Taney and William Rehnquist are two Supreme Court Justices separated by a time span of one hundred and fifty years. This distance between them means that while they may share the same views on some political issues, the majority of them will differ. Such differences have had and everlasting impact on the United States and made Taney and Rehnquist two highly recognized historical figures. In his early years, Rehnquist fluctuated between moderate and conservative tendencies. Taney on the ...
  • Cherokee Village Chiefs Of War
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    The Cherokee Indians were one of the civilized tribes in the United States. They were located in the southeastern part of the U.S. This includes the western parts of North and South Carolina, The northern parts of Alabama and Georgia, Southwest Virginia and the Cumberland basin of Tennessee. It appears the Cherokee settled in 1000 A.D. to 1500 A.D. Their development took place in to stages or phases. The Pisgah which took place 1300 A.D. to 1540 A.D. and the Qual la which took place 1540 A.D. to...
  • Earl Warren College
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    Earl Warren was born March 19, 1891 in Los Angeles, California. Earl's father was a Norwegian immigrant, which left him dealing with prejudice and equal rights at a very young age (Grace, 1). This lead to early indications that law would be Earl's profession. Even before entering High School, he listened to criminal cases at the Kern County courthouse. Attending the University of California at Berkeley, Warren worked his way through college. He majored in political science for three years before...
  • District And National Chiefs
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    ... The Micmac V.S. The Iroquois Although the Micmac and the Iroquois Confederacy are both Aboriginal groups, they have many differences as well as similarities. One area of such, is their traditional justice systems. Their governments and laws are in some ways similar, but in many ways different. The Micmac reside in what is now Nova Scotia, eastern New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and southern Gaspe. The territory was subdivided in to seven districts. Each of these districts contained fami...
  • Three Paramount Chiefs Of Tonga
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    Tongan Chiefdoms The Tongan archipelago, located in Polynesia, extends to about 300 kilometers and includes from 150 to 200 islands. The largest islands within the group are Tonga tapu, Eua, and Vava'u. Only three other islands are inhabited; Eva, Niu afo " ou, and Niuatoputapu (Goldman 1970: 281). Tonga is on the western side of the international date line. Radioactive carbon dating of a Tongan specimen gave us a date going back to about the 5th century B.C. This date is the oldest of all of Po...
  • Chief And John
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    Suddenly, he woke up. He sensed that the train had stopped. Am I in Beijing John Gwen thought. He looked around and saw Tianjing signs on the pillars in the train station. Looks like this is it. Well I better hop off and glance around. After he hopped off, he saw two security guards hurrying toward him. Uh-oh. Two strong security guards rushed to him and grabbed him. The other one took his painting. They sent him to the office to confront their chief. The chief was sitting down behind a large de...
  • Commander In Chief Of The Pacific Fleet
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    The name Chester W. Nimitz is legendary to American naval history. Nimitz who commanded the United States Pacific fleet guided Allied forces to victory in World War II. It was said that Nimitz was soft spoken, a team player, and a leader by example rather than exhortation. Although his tactical skills were considerable, some believe his greatest attribute was his leadership ability. Growing up in Fredericksburg in Central Texas, Chester Nimitz hardly seemed destined to become one of American's h...
  • War Haig
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    H / W - Douglas Haig Douglas Haig, (1861-1928), British commander on the western front during World War I, born in Edinburgh, and educated at Oxford and the Royal Military College at Sandhurst. Having served as chief of the general staff in India before the war, Haig, a lieutenant general, was given command of the 1st Army Corps of the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) in France and Belgium when hostilities broke out there in 1914. Later in the year he was promoted to full general and given comm...
  • Persons Of Sacred Chiefs
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    We have seen that the Mikado's food was cooked every day in new pots and served up in new dishes; both pots and dishes were of common clay, in order that they might be broken or laid aside after they had been once used. They were generally broken, for it was believed that if any one else ate his food out of these sacred dishes, his mouth and throat would become swollen and inflamed. The same ill effect was thought to be experienced by any one who should wear the Mikado's clothes without his leav...
  • Carrier Attack On Pearl Harbor
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    It was early morning, December 7, 1941. As the sun was just beginning to rise in Oahu, Hawaii, a fleet of Japanese naval air forces was taking off from their respective aircraft carriers in various locations in the Pacific Ocean. Just as many of the islanders were waking up for breakfast, it happened. The Japanese air fleet had arrived with a vengeance. No one was prepared for what was occurring. Pearl Harbor, the United States' center for military action in the Pacific Ocean, was almost complet...

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