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... snack is fish or french fries. Most people drink tea at most of their meals, but a strong deal of people drink coffee. There are lots of interesting facts about England. The capital of England is London, and the official language spoken in England is English. England has a national song which is "God Save the Queen." In 1986 an estimate of the population in England was 46,821,000. The highest point in England is Scafell Pike, 3,210 ft, and the lowest point in England is The Fens, sea level. In England there is a lot of sites to see, and o ...

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The Lowell Observatory

... Dr. Percival used this telescope to study Mars; this telescope was also used in the 1920's by V.M. Slipher to discover evidence of receding galaxies. The Lowell Observatory was mainly founded because of Dr. Percivals' interest in discovering life on mars. Lowell observatory was the first observatory in Arizona. It is a great family attraction with its location being in the popular Tourist City of Flagstaff; the observatory looks over the city. You are guided through a tour and experiments, and also are allowed to use the ...

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Athens Adn Sparta

... very strict and very harsh and favored only the rich and powerful. Around 620 B.C., this type of law was written down under the supervision of Draco, and later became known as Draconian law. The Athenians decided that a change in the political system need to be made, and they chose Solon. Changes were to be made to make Solon gain trust and respect from the people of Athens and turn it into a democracy. He introduced economic and constitutional changes in which all free Athenian men were made magistrates. The jobs of the magistr ...

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... which is made up of fifteen members appointed by Frelimo. This party appoints the two hundred and ten members of the peoples assembly,(Mozambiques legislative body).This group meets twice a year. It's permanent committee handles legislative matters between sessions. Most Mozambicans are black Africans. Other groups such as Arabs, Europeans, and Pakistanis make up less than one percent of the population. Most blacks belong to groups that speak one of the Bantu languages. The largest of these groups, the Makua-Lomwe, accounts for for ...

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... Its national holiday is held on the same day every year. The geography of Chad is mostly pastures and meadows. Chad is located in Central Africa and is between the Central African Republic and Libya. The total area is 1,259,200 km2, and the land area is 1,259,200 km2.2 The total size in area of Chad is slightly more than three times the size of California. The land boundaries of Chad are; Cameroon (1,094 km), Central African Republic (1,197 km), Libya (1,055 km), Niger (1,175 km), Nigeria (87 km), and Sudan (1,360 km).3 All of these countri ...

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... rain and dry weather alternate. Along the Pacific coast precipitation is heavy. At Bogotá the annual rainfall averages about 40 in, and in Barranquilla it averages about 32 in. Dry weather prevails on the slopes of the Eastern Cordillera. Government Colombia has a Republican form of government. Colombia has a president who is elected by popular vote. He is chosen by any man or woman 18 years or older. The president can serve one four year term. He appoints a cabinet which has to be approved by congress. Congress is composed of a House ...

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Ukraine: Facts

... - 244,000; Italy - 301,000; Spain - 505,000). The area spanned in a west-east direction is 1300 km; from north to south - 900 km. The population of Ukraine is 52 million (Germany - 78 million; France - 56 million; Great Britain - 58 million; Italy - 59 million; Spain - 40 million). Ukraine's state border extends for a total of 7698 km: with Russia - 2484 km; Belarus - 952 km; Rumania - 608 km; Poland - 542 km; Slovakia - 98 km; Hungary - 135 km; Moldova - 1194 km. The total length of Ukraine's sea coast is 1758 km (Black Sea - 1533 km; Se ...

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... of Youth) and of other islands of the country. Land and Resources About 1/4 of the surface of Cuba is hilly, the remaining consists of flat or rolling terrain. The hilly areas are scattered throughout the island and do not come from a central mass. The main 3 ranges are the Sierra de Trinidad in the central part of the island, the Sierra Maestra, in the Southeast, and Sierra de los Órganos in the West. The first two ranges are under 3000 feet. The Sierra Maestra, has the greatest in altitude and mass, and contains Pico Turquino (65 ...

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Rome, Italy

... bacteria which spread malaria throughout the low-lying areas. Increased settlement progressed in the sixth century B.C. by the Latins and the Sabines whose main priority was the physical aspects of Rome. Rome is located near the Mediterranean Sea which allows for the inhabitants to conduct trade and bring in new ideas and concepts to further develop the city. Judging from the fact that that the Tiber River runs directly through the city, it can only be assumed that the first inhabitants realized that the land was easily accessible, t ...

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Atlantis: We Will Ever Know

... The Greek philosopher spoke in his works Timaeus and Critias of a continent in the Atlantic ocean larger than Africa and Asia Minor combined which rivaled Athens as the most advanced in the world. (2) According to the legend surrounding Plato's dialogues, the island of Atlantis was violently thrown into the sea by the forces of nature, and its few survivors managed to swim ashore and relate their story. (3) There the legend was passed by word of mouth until an Egyptian priest related the story to Solon, a character in Timaeus. The priest ad ...

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Saint Joseph Cathedral

... California. This structure, made out of adobe, was very small and unable to stand up to earthquakes. In 1818 an earthquake cracked the walls and in 1822 an earthquake partially damaged the roof. In 1835 reconstruction of a second adobe building began only to be all but destroyed by an earthquake in 1868. According to San Jose and Its Cathedral by Marjorie Pierce, an architect by the name of Theodore Lenzen was given the job to reconstruct the church a third time in 1869. On April 23, 1875 the church was completely destroyed by fire. T ...

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Jamaica: "Jammin," Life In Jamaica

... It is the center of the Rastafarian Movement. The Caribbean's largest deposit of Bauxite is buried within the island. These are all qualities of the island nation of Jamaica. Jamaica was once under control of the United Kingdom, but on August 6, 1962, they broke free and became their own sovereign nation. But as with any small country trying to live without aid from other countries, they had their problems. Under the leadership of their Prime Minister, Michael Manley, Jamaica began to build up their economy and eventually made the qual ...

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