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Across the Nation

Video footage: FDR goes across the nation inspecting troops in 1942. (1940s)
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Definition of the adverb across the nation

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adverb

  1. extending throughout an entire nation

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Google previewThe Jim Crow Encyclopedia (2008)

Greenwood Milestones in African American History by Nikki L. M. Brown, Barry M. Stentiford

In addition to legal action, the NAACP and other organizations staged protests in cities across the nation. One of the most aggressive protests occurred on Boston Common, where protestors managed to prevent a showing of the film from ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Reconstruction Era: M-Z and primary documents (2006)

by Richard Zuczek

Few individuals and businesses across the nation were unaffected by the ensuing depression.

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture (2012)

Volume 22: Science and Medicine by James G. Thomas Jr., Charles Reagan Wilson

As obesity rates rose across the nation, those in the South and MidAtlantic seem to grow at almost the same rate. By 1999, 26 percent of Americans were obese, and southern states had the highest fattest populations. The South is home to 9 of ...

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If we do not get No Child Left Behind right for Limited English Proficient students, the law will be a failure for most schools in the 15th Congressional District, and for many across the nation. (Ruben Hinojosa)
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