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The Choctaw (alternatively spelled Chahta , Chactas , Chato , Tchakta , Chocktaw , and Chactaw ) are a Native American people originally from the Southeastern United States ( Mississippi , Florida , Alabama , and Louisiana ). The Choctaw language belongs to the Muskogean linguistic group

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Griffin designed the lake with many geometric motifs, so that the axes of his design lined up with natural geographical landmarks in the area. However, government authorities changed his original plans and no substantial work was completed before he left Australia in 1920. His scheme remained

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electrification. A company called Pacific Amusements in Los Angeles, California , USA produced a game called Contact in 1933. Contact had an electrically powered solenoid to propel the ball out of a bonus hole in the middle of the playfield. Another solenoid rang a bell to reward the player

Zhou Enlai print that pageTimeline of Zhou Enlai

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A skilled and able diplomat, Zhou served as the Chinese foreign minister from 1949 to 1958. Advocating peaceful coexistence with the West after the stalemated Korean War , he participated in the 1954 Geneva Conference and helped orchestrate Richard Nixon's 1972 visit to China . He helped

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For thousands of years before the first contact with European explorers, Courtenay had been the home to the Comox people now the K'ómoks First Nation . [ 1 ] The K'ómoks people were able to utilize the rich agricultural land to produce crops and proximity to the local waterways allowed

William S. Burroughs print that pageTimeline of William S. Burroughs

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He was born to a wealthy family in St. Louis, Missouri , grandson of the founder of the Burroughs Corporation , William Seward Burroughs I , and nephew of public relations manager Ivy Lee . Burroughs began writing essays and journals in early adolescence. He left home in 1932 to attend Harvard

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Born in Baltimore , Maryland , into a conservative, wealthy middle class family, he became involved with John Waters and his acting troupe, the Dreamlanders , in the mid-1960s and starred in a number of Waters's early films such as Mondo Trasho , Multiple Maniacs , Pink Flamingos and Female

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The various codes of football share the following common elements: Two teams of usually between 11 and 18 players; some variations that have fewer players (five or more per team) are also popular. A clearly defined area in which to play the game. Scoring goals or points , by moving the

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missionaries were killed by Waodani Indians during Operation Auca , in an effort to make peaceful contact with them. After the death of Saint's father, the family moved to Quito where Saint attended school. It was during this time that his aunt, Rachel Saint , and Elisabeth Elliot successfully

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then resume dribbling). Various violations are generally called "fouls". Disruptive physical contact (a personal foul ) is penalized, and a free throw is usually awarded to an offensive player if he is fouled while shooting the ball. A technical foul may also be issued when certain infractions