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assembly of the estates of an entire country especially the sovereign body of the Dutch republic from 16th to 18th centuries

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Article (1) ratifies the States General Budget for fiscal year 2016 in accordance with the schedules (tables) attached to this decree.
The United States General Services Administration has introduced a new initiative aimed at decreasing fuel consumption by helping federal agencies to lease up to 10,000 hybrid vehicles.
The lessons of the New World provided a cautionary tale that convinced the prince that it would be good "to cause (if we could) the Spaniards to depart out of the country."(15) (Months later, the States General would come to much the same conclusion in their official abjuration of Philip II, the Plakkaat van Verlatinge, which accused the Spanish monarch of seeking "to abolish all the privileges of the country and have it tyrannically governed by Spaniards like the Indies."(16)) The experience of America, in this way, played a distinctive role in the prince's assessment of the Netherlands' political fortunes.
United States General Accounting Office, Testimony Before the Subcommittee on Health, Committee on Ways and Means, House of Representatives, "BBA-Implementation of Key Medicare Mandates Must Evolve to Fulfill Congressional Objectives," Statement of William J.
Unfortunately, Price's republican ardor drives him to issue some ill-considered verdicts in his last chapter, where he portrays William II and William III as veritable villains,"usurping" the rights of the States General and "corrupting" the system.
DeBartolo Corporation; the City of New York; the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority; and the United States General Services Administration.
The firm recently completed designs for the $240 million United States Courthouse and the $270 million Federal Office Building at Foley Square for the United States General Services Administration.
The Durst Organization, a Manhattan-based real estate development company, has signed a 20-year lease with the United States General Services Administration.
The United States General Services Administration (GSA) has selected URS Consultants, Inc., and Crow Construction Company, in joint venture, to provide construction quality management (CQM) services for a new 27-story federal courthouse -- the nation's largest -- and a new 32-story federal office tower at Foley Square in lower Manhattan.