U.S.A.


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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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"Today, Gant U.S.A. is a global company, distributed in 40 countries via 120 free-standing stores as well as a number of selected retailers."
"Gant U.S.A. has recently joined the luxury group, LVMH.
"The Soho list of fashion greats is one to which Gant U.S.A. is welcome and most certainly belongs," affirms Consolo.
Using pageant publications, oral histories, and Bay Area and Chinese American community newspapers, this paper analyzes the Miss Chinatown U.S.A. beauty pageant from its origins and popularization in the late 1950s and the 1960s, through the growing controversy that surrounded it in the late 1960s and 1970s.
Furthermore, the study of the Miss Chinatown U.S.A. beauty pageant suggests the need to reevaluate dichotomous models of gender and ethnic systems.
Others initiated contests in order to participate in the Miss Chinatown U.S.A. beauty pageant.
As the embodiment of the positive aspects of ethnic identity, Miss Chinatown U.S.A. held symbolic importance in promoting greater acceptance of Chinese Americans.
American popular culture reflected this fascination with the "Orient," which also included "Orientals" in the U.S.; San Francisco officials and business leaders actively supported the Chinese New Year festival and the Miss Chinatown U.S.A. Beauty Pageant for commercial purposes.
In a speech to the Chinese Historical Society of America, journalist Donald Canter, who regularly covered the Chinese New Year festival and Miss Chinatown U.S.A. beauty pageant, explained that the annual parade had become so Americanized that, "I wasn't quite sure whether I was viewing the Rose Parade in Pasadena or a New Year's parade of the largest Chinatown outside the Orient." To promote more tourism for the community, he encouraged organizers to highlight Chinese cultural practices.
population will increase to 13 percent in 2000, and rise to 14 percent by 2010 (Girl Scouts of the U.S.A., 1993).
population will increase from 9 percent in 1992 to 11 percent in 2000 (Girl Scouts of the U.S.A., 1993).
population is expected to grow from 3.3 percent in 1992 to 6 percent in 2010, and 11 percent in 2050 (Girl Scouts of the U.S.A., 1993).
It is suspected that a broader movement of the population is taking shape, away from coastal areas in the West and South and toward the Rocky Mountains, the Midwest, and inland Southern states, where costs of living and doing business are lower (Girl Scouts of the U.S.A., 1993).
Factors suspected of playing a role in the decrease are a shrinking job market, more baby boomers becoming settled in their lives, and more dual-earner families not able to easily relocate (Girl Scouts of the U.S.A., 1993).
As suburbs grow, they are becoming more self-contained, providing more work opportunities and leisure activities to residents (Girl Scouts of the U.S.A., 1993).