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A Dictionary of Social Media

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Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Media studies
Length:
25 words

...Government 2.0 ( Gov 2.0 ) By analogy with Web 2.0 , the use of technology by government to promote greater access, transparency, and...

Local Government

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R. W. Hoyle

The Oxford Companion to Local and Family History (2 ed.)

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2009
Subject:
History, Local and Family History
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Oxford University Press

...devised policy towards the poor. In theory the parish was self‐sufficient in its support of the poor, and for this reason the majority of local government expenditure was raised and expended within the parish. Total county rates, which were levied by the parish on a magistrate's precept, were a much smaller charge nationally than total parochial expenditure (£0.3 million against £2 million in 1792 , and £0.8 million against £7 million in 1832 ). Attempts were made to curb the scale of expenditure on the poor by altering the composition of the vestry. An...

African‐Caribbean Genealogy

African‐Caribbean Genealogy   Quick reference

Guy Grannum

The Oxford Companion to Local and Family History (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
History, Local and Family History
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4,002 words
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Oxford University Press

...Access to Archives ( A2A ), and Scottish Archive Network. The records of the Colonial Office (CO series in TNA) include official correspondence from the governors, together with letters from other colonial officials and British government departments relating to economic, military, and social matters of the colonies. Although the records tend to be of an administrative nature, they can contain useful genealogical information; for example, returns of the sale or rent of government lands; petitions to the governor, the British government, and the monarchy;...

South African Astronomical Observatory

South African Astronomical Observatory  

An observatory at an altitude of 1770 m near Sutherland, Northern Cape, owned and operated by the South African government's National Research Foundation. It was founded in 1972 by combining the ...
US Naval Observatory

US Naval Observatory  

The US government observatory in northwest Washington, DC. It was founded in 1844, taking over the astronomical work of the US Navy's Depot of Charts and Instruments. It moved to its present site in ...
Barron v. Baltimore

Barron v. Baltimore  

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• 7 Pet. 243 (1833)• Vote: 7–0• For the Court: Marshall• 7 Pet. 243 (1833)• Vote: 7–0• For the Court: MarshallJohn Barron owned docks and warehouses ...
Cooper v. Aaron

Cooper v. Aaron  

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• 358 U.S. 1 (1958)• Vote: 9–0• For the Court: Warren• Concurring: Frankfurter• 358 U.S. 1 (1958)• Vote: 9–0• For the Court: Warren• Concurring: FrankfurterIn ...
Ware v. Hylton

Ware v. Hylton  

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• 3 Dall. 199 (1796)• Vote: 4–0• For the Court: seriatim opinions by Chase, Paterson, Wilson, and Cushing• Not participating: Ellsworth and Iredell• 3 Dall. 199 (1796)• Vote: 4–0[...]
Weeks v. United States

Weeks v. United States  

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• 232 U.S. 383 (1914)• Vote: 9–0• For the Court: Day• 232 U.S. 383 (1914)• Vote: 9–0• For the Court: DayLocal police and U.S. marshals suspected ...
Whitney v. California

Whitney v. California  

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• 274 U.S. 357 (1927)• Vote: 9–0• For the Court: Sanford• Concurring: Brandeis and Holmes• 274 U.S. 357 (1927)• Vote: 9–0• For the Court: Sanford• Concurring: Brandeis and Holmes[...]
Gideon v. Wainwright

Gideon v. Wainwright  

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• 372 U.S. 335 (1963)• Vote: 9–-0• For the Court: Black• Concurring: Clark, Douglas, and Harlan• 372 U.S. 335 (1963)• Vote: 9–-0• For the Court: Black• Concurring: Clark, Douglas, and Harlan[...]
Hirabayashi v. United States

Hirabayashi v. United States  

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• 320 U.S. 81 (1943)• Vote: 9–0• For the Court: Stone• Concurring: Douglas, Murphy, and Rutledge• 320 U.S. 81 (1943)• Vote: 9–0• For the Court: Stone• Concurring: Douglas, Murphy, and Rutledge[...]
Hylton v. United States

Hylton v. United States  

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• 3 Dall. 171 (1796)• Vote: 3–0• For the Court: Seriatim opinions by Iredell, Paterson, and Chase• Not participating: Cushing, Wilson, and Ellsworth• 3 Dall. 171 (1796)• Vote: 3–0[...]
Heart of Atlanta Motel v. United States

Heart of Atlanta Motel v. United States  

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• 379 U.S. 241 (1964)• Vote: 9–0• For the Court: Clark• Concurring: Black, Douglas, Goldberg• 379 U.S. 241 (1964)• Vote: 9–0• For the Court: Clark• Concurring: Black, Douglas, Goldberg[...]
Martin v. Hunter's Lessee

Martin v. Hunter's Lessee  

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• I Wheat. 304 (1816)• Vote: 6–0• For the Court: Story• Not participating: Marshall• I Wheat. 304 (1816)• Vote: 6–0• For the Court: Story• Not participating: Marshall[...]
Miami Herald Publishing Co. v. Tornillo

Miami Herald Publishing Co. v. Tornillo  

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• 418 U.S. 241 (1974)• Vote: 9–0• For the Court: Burger• Concurring: Brennan, Rehnquist, and White• 418 U.S. 241 (1974)• Vote: 9–0• For the Court: Burger• Concurring: Brennan, Rehnquist, and ...
Santa Clara County v. Southern Pacific Railroad Co.

Santa Clara County v. Southern Pacific Railroad Co.  

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• 118 U.S. 394 (1886)• Vote: 9–0• For the Court: Harlan• 118 U.S. 394 (1886)• Vote: 9–0• For the Court: HarlanThe state of California tried to ...
Smyth v. Ames

Smyth v. Ames  

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169 U.S. 466, argued 5–7 Apr. 1897, decided 7 Mar. 1898 by vote of 9 to 0; Harlan for the Court. In Smyth v. Ames, the Supreme Court voided a schedule of railroad tariffs enacted by Nebraska and ...
Pacific States Telephone & Telegraph Co. v. Oregon

Pacific States Telephone & Telegraph Co. v. Oregon  

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223 U.S. 118 (1912), argued 3 Nov. 1911, decided 19 Feb. 1912 by vote of 9 to 0; White for the Court. Early in the twentieth century, reformers wanted to make government more responsive to the ...
Austin v. United States

Austin v. United States  

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509 U.S. 602 (1993), argued 20 Apr. 1993, decided 28 June 1993 by vote of 9 to 0; Blackmun for the Court, Scalia and Kennedy concurring. The use of civil forfeiture to seize the property of ...

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