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The History of The White House

The White House, located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., in Washington DC, has been the home of every U.S. president since John Adams. The presidential mansion is situated on some 18 acres (7.3 hectares) of land amid a parklike setting. The building’s main section measures 170 feet (52 meters) long and 85 feet (26 meters) deep. Its 2½ stories are mounted on an English basement, which, because of the slope of land, becomes a ground floor, on the south side. Two wings flank the original structure. The West Wing was constructed in 1902, following a Congressional appropriation of $ 65,196.

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Washinghton D.C.

At the same time, the city struggles with social and economic disparity, and a number of its residential neighborhoods suffer from poverty and crime. Washington’s climate is hot and humid in the summer and cold and damp in the winter. The average daily temperature range is -3° C (27° F) to 8° C (46° F) in January and 22° C (72° F) to 31° C (88° F) in July. The city averages 98 cm (39 in) of precipitation per year.

The Outline of the City  Designated to serve as the permanent seat of the federal government beginning in 1800, the District of Columbia was named for Christopher Columbus. It was created from land ceded by the states of Virginia and Maryland, and it incorporated the existing seaport towns of Alexandria, Virginia, and Georgetown, Maryland. The district was originally 259 sq km (100 sq mi), or 10 miles square, as established under the Residence Act of 1790.

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Government of the US

The Constitution of the United States embodies the principle that out of many different peoples, one national society can be created. The Founders wanted unity and stability. But they also wanted to safeguard the rights and liberties of states and individuals by balancing power among individuals, states, and the national government. The result is a system of shared functions designed to prevent any one element from gaining too much power.

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History of Education

The central government controls most education in France. A federal department, the Ministry of Education, sets the curriculum so that all students study the same subjects at the same ages throughout the country. French schools emphasize careful thinking and correct use of the French language. The lycee, the traditional academic secondary school, prepares students to attend universities. The grandes écoles, the great schools, are universities that train future leaders for government service, business administration, and engineering. Aside from providing free elementary and secondary education, the French central government provides financial aid to Catholic schools. In 1960 the government also began providing financial subsidies to private schools that meet state standards.

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African American History

African American History or Black American History, a history of black people in the United States from their arrival in the Americas in the 15th century until the present day. In 1996, 33.9 million Americans, about one out of every eight people in the United States, were black. Although blacks from the West Indies and other areas have migrated to the United States in the 20th century, most African Americans were born in the United States, and this has been true since the Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Tower Bridge History

When it was built, Tower Bridge was the largest and most sophisticated bascule bridge ever built ("bascule" comes from the French for "see-saw"). It was a hydraulically operated bridge, using steam to power the enormous pumping engines. The energy created was then stored in six massive accumulators so that, as soon as power was required to lift the Bridge, it was readily available. The accumulators fed the driving engines, which drove the bascules up and down. Despite the complexity of the system, the bascules only took about a minute to raise to their maximum 86 degrees.

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Bleak House

Charles Dickens died on June 9, 1870, after he had suffered a stroke at the end of a full day’s work.Most of Charles Dickens’ novels are centered around a character, seen from his childhood to his maturity. “Bleak House” is different because, although it has a great number of characters, it centers around an institution, the High Court of Chancery, the delays and costs of which bring misery and ruin to its suitors.

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Bleak House - Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens was born on February 7, 1812 at Lamport, Portsmouth, being the second of the eight children of John Dickens, a clerk in the Naval Pay Office. John Dickens’ work took him from place to place, so that Charles spent his childhood in Portsmouth, London and Chatham. In 1823 the family moved to London, faced with financial disaster. To help his family, Charles began to work before he was twelve.

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Unfinished business

That night she was looking through the window, with a cold distant look on her face.Then slowly, like a ghostly statue, she lifted her bloody and long fingers and studied them with sore eyes.The glow from the moon shone through cracks in her hair. I am quite ashamed but I must admit I was afraid. She seemed so far away as I entered the room with a big smile on my face.But everything was gone once I saw the scissors in one hand and the blood on her imaculate white night gown ; it felt like all my feelings were vacuumed together with my breath.

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Huckleberry Finn - analysis, plot overview

Huckleberry Finn - The community has failed to protect him from his father, and though the Widow finally gives Huck some of the schooling and religious training that he had missed, he has not been indoctrinated with social values in the same way a middle-class boy like Tom Sawyer has been. Huckleberry Finn’s distance from mainstream society makes him skeptical of the world around him and the ideas it passes on to him. Huckleberry Finn

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Covent Garden - Opera din Londra

By the end of the 1960s, traffic congestion in the surrounding area had reached such a level that the use of the square as a market, which required increasingly large lorries for deliveries and distribution, was becoming unsustainable. The whole area was threatened with complete redevelopment. Following a public outcry, in 1973 the Home Secretary, Robert Carr, gave dozens of buildings around the square listed building status, preventing redevelopment.

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Alice in Wonderland

Character Profiles
Alice: The young protagonist of the novel, Alice is based on Lewis Carroll's real-life friend, the young Alice Liddell, daughter of Carroll's boss. Alice, in the novel, is a girl struggling with adolescence and her transformation from an idle child to a conscientious adult.
White Rabbit: The Rabbit is the through line of the novel. That is, he is the character that Alice follows, and he reappears to get things moving again. In a way, he is a sort of guide, though he is too worried about himself to really be guiding anyone.
Dinah: Alice's cat. Dinah is very good at hunting and killing animals, a fact that Alice can't seem to keep to herself. This is most embarrassing when she is in the company of a great many animals who are horrified (rather than impressed) by the notion of a Cat Hunter.
Little Bill: A little salamander.
Mary Ann: The White Rabbit's maid. The Rabbit mistakes Alice for his maid at one point. Caterpillar: A wise guru who sits atop a large mushroom ...

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Regina Victoria si printul Albert

On the 11th of February, 1840, at the royal chapel of St. James, in London, in the presence of all that was most distinguished, and splendid in the life of Great Britain, the marriage was solemnized. The queen, as brides generally do, looked pale and anxious. Her dress was a rich white satin, trimmed with orange blossoms, and upon her head she wore a wreath of the same beautiful flowers. Over her head, but not so as to conceal her face, a veil of honiton lace was thrown. She was sparingly decorated with diamonds.

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Statele Unite ale Americii

50 de state (Alabama,Alaska, Arizona,Arkansas ,California,Colorado,Connecticut, Delaware, Florida , Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana,Iowa,Kansas,Kentucky, Louisiana ,Maine,Maryland, Massachussetts, Michigan, Minnesota , Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada,New Hampshire,New Jersey,New Mexico, New York,North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma,Oregon,Pannsylvania, Rhode Island,South Carolina,South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermot, Virginia,Washington,West Virginia ,Wisconsin,Wyoming) si un district federal (District of Columbia).

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George Washington

A participat la Războiul de şapte ani (1756-1763) unde a căpătat o deosebită experienţă militară. În anul 1775 a fost numit comandantul suprem al armatei americanelor răsculaţi împotriva englezilor. A dovedit o mare capacitate de organizare şi de bun conducător militar, de-a lungul întregi perioade a Războiului de independenţă al coloniilor britanice din America de Nord, dar mai cu seamă în bătălia de la Yorktown, de la 19 octombrie 1781, când a comandat o armată de 16000 de oameni (americani şi franceji).

Washington a deţinut funcţia de preşedinte al Convenţiei Constiţionale , din anul 1787, întrunită la Philadelphia pentru revizuirea proectului de constituţie. La data de 30 aprilie1789, Washington a depus jurământul de preşedinte al Statelor Unite ale Americii, după ce fusese ales în această funcţie în unanimitate. În anul 1793, Washington a fost ales pentru a doua oară preşedinte. Al doilea mandat a fost îndeplinit între anii 1793 şi ...

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Calea catre Hristos - E.G.White

-Inteligenta interpersonala si cea intrapersonala - capacitatile care
te ajuta sa întelegi sentimentele celor din jur si, respectiv, sa îti
întelegi propriile sentimente; acestea sunt responsabile în buna
masura pentru cele 80 de procente ale succesului organizational.

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International Management - internationalization case study

Mister Per O. Ludvigsen, Managing Director and mister Svein A�y, Production Manager are themselves in contact with the most important clients. Engineer Hurum is responsible for most of the daily customer contact

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An electrical stimulus is generated by the sinus node (also called the sinoatrial node, or SA node),). This electrical stimulus travels down through the conduction pathways (similar to the way electricity flows through power lines from the power plant to your house) and causes the heart's chambers to contract and pump out blood. The right and left atria (the two upper chambers of the heart) are stimulated first and contract a short period of time before the right and left ventricles (the two lower chambers of the heart).

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