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Dowling College Admissions

Note: Dowling College closed in August 2016, following financial, enrollment, and accreditation issues. Dowling College Admissions Overview: Students with good grades and solid test scores have a good chance of being accepted to Dowling--the school has an accepted rate of 78%. To apply, those interested should visit the school's website to fill out the online application.
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Election of 1864

Lincoln& 39;s chances for reelection appeared dim for much of 1864. No president had won a second term since Andrew Jackson more than 30 years ago. The Union had suffered a long string of disappointments and many faulted the president& 39;s strategy. Further, conservative forces in the North were outraged by the Emancipation Proclamation and feared its impact on the future of society.
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How to Petition the Government in Under 5 Minutes

Got a gripe with the government? Exercise your rights. Congress is prohibited from restricting the right of American citizens to petition the government under the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, adopted in 1791. “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.
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Temple

A temple (from the Latin 'templum') is a structure usually built for the purpose of, and always dedicated to, religious or spiritual activities including prayer, meditation, sacrifice and worship. The...
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Online Databases & Records for Research in British India

Find online databases and records for researching ancestors in British India, the territories of India under the tenancy or sovereignty of the East India Company or British Crown between 1612 and 1947. Among these were the provinces of Bengal, Bombay, Burma, Madras, Punjab, Assam and United Provinces, encompassing portions of present-day India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan.
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Female European Historical Figures: 1500 - 1945

Compiled to honor Women's History Month, we've selected one woman for each of the 31 days and provided a summary for each. Although all lived in Europe between 1500 and 1945, these are not the most important women from European history, nor are they the most famous or the most overlooked. Instead, they are an eclectic mix.
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