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Asian Americans

Asian Americans  

[This entry contains seven subentries: Overview; Practice Interventions; Chinese; Japanese, Koreans; South Asians; Southeast Asians.]The term Asian Americans encompasses the immigrants coming from ...
Confederate States of America

Confederate States of America  

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Also called the Confederacy. the eleven southern states (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia) that seceded from ...
Democratic Party

Democratic Party  

One of the two main political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican party, which follows a broadly liberal program, tending to support social reform and minority rights.[...]
demographics

demographics  

Statistics that describe the characteristics of a population, such as age, sex, race, family size, income, and location of residence.
Fifteenth Amendment

Fifteenth Amendment  

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(1870).This amendment to the U.S. Constitution declares that the right to vote shall not be denied or restricted by the federal or state governments on account of race. The ...
Lajos Kossuth

Lajos Kossuth  

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(1802–94)Hungarian statesman and patriot. Long an opponent of Habsburg domination of Hungary, he led the 1848 insurrection and was appointed governor of the country during the brief period of ...
migrant

migrant  

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A person who enters a country other than his country of nationality and seeks the right to temporary or permanent residence. The term is not defined in the Migration Act 1958 (Cth). See also ...
offshore entry person

offshore entry person  

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A person who has entered Australia from an excised offshore place (Migration Act (Cth) s 5) and become an unlawful non-citizen (s 14) because of that entry. A visa application ...
Pendleton, Indiana, Incident

Pendleton, Indiana, Incident  

In early autumn 1843 Frederick Douglass found himself at the center of a life-threatening riot. Douglass and two fellow abolitionists had come to Pendleton, Indiana, as part of a six-month ...
Proslavery Thought

Proslavery Thought  

Before the American Revolution, slave owners in what became the United States rarely discussed the rationale for their system of bondage. They accepted slavery as one of the many social ...
urbanization

urbanization  

The increase in the proportion of a population living in urban areas and the process by which an area loses its rural character and way of life. Urbanization is a consequence mainly of rural-urban ...

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