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All of these Indian languages have roots and structure similar to Sanskrit, to each other and to other Indo-European languages. Successive campaigns had the effect of driving the British out of India in 1947. These include gulls, kittiwakes, auklets, cormorants, puffins, teals, pintails, mallards, and eiders. Join our gangster guides for a raucous... As alarms blare and lights flash, teachers calmly evacuate their students from the building as the students chat with their friends. In October, more than 7,000 Danish Jews are warned of their pending arrest by Nazi forces and escape across the Sound to neutral Sweden.

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She was completely paralysed, and felt electrical vibrations throughout her body. The Unangax̂ people have a cultural history in the region that extends at least 8,000 years into the past; the Cultural Heritage Department is dedicated to preserving that past for the future good of the Unangax̂ people. Consistent with this discussion is that many, if not most, marriages were likely arranged, with the future in-laws determining what unions would best further the social and economic needs of their families.

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In 1855, Washington Territorial Governor Isaac Stevens arrived in Puget Sound intent on clearing the land for more intensive settlement. A Hopewell cultured settlement was generally smaller in size and temporary -- peoples identified with the Hopewell culture instead resided in one area for a certain amount of time before relocating to discover fresher resources and advance trading routes. He had both connections at the imperial court and hidden imperial ambitions.

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During the next 400 years, they fought sporadically with the Cambodians to the east and the Burmese to the west. The people of Afghanistan are friendly and hard-working. A major center of Ancestral Puebloan culture, Chaco Canyon was a hub of ceremony, trade and administration for the prehistoric Four Corners area. The Winter Games were separated from the Summer Games for the first time in 1994, when the Winter Olympics were held in Lillehammer, Norway, followed two years later by the Summer Games in Atlanta, USA.

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It nods to the principal characteristic of American culture today: its internal diversity. The South Carolina Hall of Fame honors contemporary and past citizens who have made outstanding contributions to our state's heritage. After it disrupted both city and countryside, he was forced to retreat from his policies in favor of his opponents. The women near Pakistan's border wear long, full trousers, often red in color, with a loose, long-sleeved tunic dress, rather like the kameez, together with a draped headscarf.

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For the oldest figurative pictures, see the Fumane Cave paintings (35,000 BCE), although note that the very earliest cave painting was purely abstract: see, for instance, the red-dots among the El Castillo cave paintings, dating to 39,000 BCE.) Paleolithic art, then, experienced an extraordinary flowering in western Europe. Sleep paralysis attacks and nocturnal attackers are integral to the folklore of many countries. By the end of that period the dynasty had reached the height of its power.

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Investment in power transmission has lagged behind with several south based states suffering from power transmission congestion. The Petroglyph National Monument west of Albuquerque in central New Mexico protects a variety of cultural and natural resources including five volcanic cones, hundreds of archeological sites and an estimated 25,000 images carved by Native Americans and early Spanish settlers. Professor Marinatos was the first to suggest in 1939 that the eruption of Thera, along with the associated effects, was the cause for the catastrophe.

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He created the impressive Shi Ji, or Historical Records, presented as a series of biographies. If any copyright has been infringed, this was unintentional. Hungarian composer Béla Bartók continued in the traditions of the still strong Nationalist movement and fused the music of Hungarian peasants with twentieth century forms. They had been a lively counterpart to the more ostentatious coffee houses of the first district and a second home for many Jewish intellectuals and artists.

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The label "coloured" is a controversial one, but still largely used for the people of mixed race descended from slaves brought in from the East and central Africa, the indigenous Hottentots and Bushmen and indigenous African blacks and whites. In October 1856 the Canton police boarded a British-registered ship, the Arrow, and charged its crew with smuggling. Decadence and corruption spread in the imperial court. In the past, the age of marriage was young. [39] The average age of marriage for women in India has increased to 21 years, according to 2011 Census of India. [40] In 2009, about 7% of women got married before the age of 18. [41] In some marriages the bride's family provide a dowry to the bridegroom.

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Zimmerman (1958) reports, "I have been unable to find any records of parasites of this species in Hawaii. This sharp divergence from public opinion made UNIVAC executives question the validity of the computer´s forecast, so announcers Walter Cronkite and Charles Collingwood postponed announcing UNIVAC´s correct prediction until very late in the broadcast. Two eUniverse employees, Chris DeWolfe and Tom Anderson, developed MySpace based around the features of the earlier social networking site, Friendster, and adding features such as file storage and games.

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