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Synonyms for United States

North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean

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the executive and legislative and judicial branches of the federal government of the United States

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Mauk and Oakland's revised edition of their 1995 introduction to American civilization contains fourteen chapters covering a wide range of areas.
On Law Day, I think our nation can reflect on and consider how we might as a country and how we might as a people appreciate the contributions that ethnic minorities have made to (the) world and American civilization," said ABA President Dennis W.
In a split course called American Civilization, a history instructor and an English teacher give students at Arlington, Virginia's Wakefield High a more complete picture of the opening of the American west than they ever could garner from a single-subject class.
American law, American order, American civilization and the American flag will plant themselves on shores, hitherto bloody and benighted, but, by those agencies of God, henceforth to be made beautiful and bright.
9) Students must either visit the SSC Archives (located in the library) or use the American Civilization ultrafiche series (located in the library's periodicals room).
JOHN STAUFFER, associate professor of English and American civilization at Harvard University, was awarded second prize for The Black Hearts of Men: Radical Abolitionists and the Transformation of Race, published by Harvard University Press.
They may also be telling us, given present conditions and circumstances, that education is still another of those lost causes that vex American civilization.
Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Woodrow Wilson, among others, all presumed the supremacy of American civilization and antedated Roosevelt in using bipolar categories to justify U.
Since Thomas Jefferson did more than any other founding father to shape and articulate the ideas and ideals upon which American civilization is based, it seems logical to judge him by the positive or negative impact of those ideas and ideals," writes Jayne.
One is the critique of cultural mimesis (whether imposed or self-imposed) of American civilization, which often leads to hilarious results.
In terms of the role they have played in shaping American civilization, these artifacts are every bit as important as Mark McGwire's 70th home run ball or the last basketball Michael Jordan ever shot," says Michael Bates, curator of the ACHF.
When African Americans journeyed northward in the Great Migration that began during World War I, they brought their rural southern culinary tradition with them, writes Poe, a doctoral candidate at Harvard University in the history of American civilization.
After all, Newt climbed to power within government using an ideology designed to bring it down: "Bureaucrats cripple the ability to achieve,' he reportedly said in his now-infamous Renewing American Civilization lecture course.
Morris succeeds in critiquing unexamined assumptions of baseball fiction and the American civilization of which it is a part.
Now that battle lines have been drawn by politicians trying to tag artistic expression as elitist," the arts community and ordinary citizens are responding by an overwhelming affirmation of the belief that the arts are for everyone, that they express the diverse richness of American civilization.
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