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Definition of the noun american state

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  1. one of the 50 states of the United States

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Google previewBlack America: A State-by-State Historical Encyclopedia [2 volumes] (2011)

A State-by-State Historical Encyclopedia by Alton Hornsby Jr.

Louisiana has perhaps more African American theater companies than any other American state. They include the Vestage Theater Company in Baton Rouge and the Anthony Bean Community Theater, Arts for Life, Chakula Chua Jua Theater ...

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of American Political and Legal History (2012)

by Donald T. Critchlow, Philip R. VanderMeer

The first Native American state legislator was Cora Belle Reynolds Anderson, elected as a Republican in Michigan in 1924. The first African American woman state legislator was Republican Minnie Buckingham Harper, who was appointed in ...

Google previewTreaties with American Indians: An Encyclopedia of Rights, Conflicts, and Sovereignty (2007)

An Encyclopedia of Rights, Conflicts, and Sovereignty by Donald L. Fixico

David Edmunds References and Further Reading American State Papers, Indian Affairs. 1832. 2 vols. Washington, DC: Gales and Seaton. Edmunds, R. David. 1978. The Potawatomis: Keepers of the Fire. Norman: University of Oklahoma ...

Google previewBelligerents, Brinkmanship, and the Big Stick: A Historical Encyclopedia of American Diplomatic Concepts (2009)

A Historical Encyclopedia of American Diplomatic Concepts by John M. Dobson

It is that no European power or combination of European powers shall forcibly deprive an American state of the right and power of self-government and of shaping for itself its own political fortunes and destinies. . . . Is it true, then, that the safety ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Indian Removal (2011)

by Daniel F. Littlefield, Jr., James W. Parins

American State Papers: Military Affairs 690. 24th Cong., 1st sess.

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American State Bank in Berwyn (1925). It operated from 1925 to 1932, during which is was an important source of credit for Czech and Slovak immigrants to build houses. Over 20,000 buildings in Berwyn were built with mortgages provided by the bank. The city council held meetings here, as the city did not have a proper city hall until the 1930s. It's classical revival style also influenced the design of other buildings on Cermak Road, although most have since been demolished. Like many banks of the era, it could not survive the Great Depression.

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My book is focused on the power of the American state, not least because the government of the United States governs so much that the case could be made that everybody around the world ought to have a vote in determining some of its policies. (Todd Gitlin)
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