Commodore Perry


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United States commodore who led the fleet that defeated the British on Lake Erie during the War of 1812

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However, Renz, the president and chief development officer of Commodore Perry FCU doubted that the NCUA would embrace any changes the study recommended with open arms.
Commodore Perry was able to move a number of armed schoon-ers that had been blockaded in Black Rock at the southern end of the Niagara River into Lake Erie and then on to his base at Put-in-Bay in the Ohio Territory.
Gaines, Ann Graham, Commodore Perry Opens Japan to Trade in World History (Enslow, 2000).
naval forces in the Far East, laid wreaths at new monuments for Commodore Perry and Consul Harris.
In 1613, Captain Searles, a British sailor, transported one of Dennis' predecessors to England and, in 1853, Commodore Perry from the US presented two of his forefathers to Queen Victoria.
1956: Unemployed sheet metal worker Louis Balint punched Elvis Presley at Toledo's Commodore Perry Hotel.
Forty musicians, 100 sailors, and 110 well-armed marines preceded Commodore Perry ashore.
Yokohama, a poor fishing village when Commodore Perry landed there in 1853, has become the second largest city in Japan, rivalling Tokyo as a port, and it would like to be seen as something more than an industrial appendage of the capital.
When Commodore Perry arrived in Japan in 1853 and foreign trade was reopened, kimonos were replaced with Western-style clothing with pockets, and cigarettes became more popular than pipes.
After Commodore Perry forced Japan to open its doors to the West in the 1850s, Japan's leaders quickly realized the need to modernize, to strengthen Japan by imitating western economic and military policies to prevent colonization by western powers.
After Commodore Perry opened up Japan to Western trade around the 1850s, Europe was astonished by the total and elegant simplicity of Japanese design with its motifs taken from the natural world - birds, trees, rocks, flowers and insects.
Commodore Perry ended a two-hundred-year period of total isolation when he opened Japan's door to the outside in 1958.
This is probably as big as Commodore Perry opening Japan," says Paul Hoffman, a partner and Eastern European liaison in the New York office of Arthur Andersen & Co.
Ritchie in 2005 and was the guest of honor at a dinner party with other descendants of Commodore Perry.
Thomas Renz, president and chief development officer for the $34 million Commodore Perry FCU in Oak Harbor, Ohio, remains an outspoken executive after his cooperative won the 2013 Trailblazer Award for Outstanding Political Action.