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After fierce debate among the colonies, it was finally agreed to declare their independence from Britain, and in 1776, the Declaration of Independence was signed, formally and officially breaking all ties with the former mother country.
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After a brief but fierce storm sent up against the group at Juno's request, Aeneas and his fleet made landfall at Carthage after six years of wanderings.
After winning the Dutch Mixing Championships ( DMC ) in 1988, he was invited for The World Mix Championships in the London Royal Hall and won third place in a fierce competition.
After this fierce combat, with more than 50 % losses in some of the attacking units, the Whites re-organized their troops and their plans, and resumed the attack in the early hours of 3 April.
After several days of fierce fighting, the Portuguese forces retreated without achieving most of their goals.
* 1940 – World War II: After fierce fighting, the poorly trained and equipped Dutch troops surrender to Germany, marking the beginning of five years of occupation.
* 1917 – World War I: Third Battle of Ypres ends: After three months of fierce fighting, Canadian forces take Passchendaele in Belgium.
After defeating King Porus in the fierce Battle of the Hydaspes ( modern day Jhelum ), his battle weary troops refused to advance further into India to engage the formidable army of Nanda Dynasty and its vanguard of trampling elephants, new monstorities to the invaders.
After a fierce campaign ( see also Second Dacian War ), the Dacian capital, Sarmizegetusa Regia, was destroyed.
After fierce fighting, a French flag flies above it and Napoleon asks Soult to write a letter to Paris that the battle and the war have been won.
** WWI: Battle of Passchendaele: After 3 months of fierce fighting, Canadian forces take Passchendaele in Belgium.
After the Byzantines were betrayed by Admiral Euphemius, who fled to Tunisia and begged the Aghlabid leader Ziyadat Allah to help him, there was a Muslim conquest of Sicily in 831, which took until 904 against fierce resistance.
After Frederick's death, the struggle against Thomas II of Savoy became fierce: the Astigiani defeated him on February 23, 1255, at the Battle of Montebruno, but Thomas ( who had been taken prisoner ) replied ordering all traders from Asti to be arrested in Savoy and France.
After 4 years of fierce fighting Nineveh was sacked in 612 BC after a bitter prolonged siege in which Sin-shar-ishkun was killed.
After some fierce fighting, in which the Earl of Gloucester was knocked off his horse, the knights of the vanguard were forced to retreat to the Tor Wood.
After the war, there was fierce debate within the cash-strapped British armed forces as to the value of airborne forces.
After a fierce battle in the dark the attackers captured General Laza Petrović, head of the Palace Guard, and forced him to reveal the hiding place of King Alexander Obrenović and his wife Queen Draga.
After fierce fighting in the Battle of Panormus, the Carthaginians, led by Hasdrubal, are defeated and the city falls.
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After a long debate in the House, a second attempt passed Congress on January 13, 1865, and was sent to the state legislatures for ratification.
" After a vigorous debate, a formal vote for impeachment was held in the House of Representatives on December 5, 1867, and failed, 57 – 108.
After extensive debate, the U. S. Senate confirmed Thomas to the Supreme Court by a vote of 52 – 48 ; the narrowest margin since the 19th century.
After much reluctance and debate New Zealand agreed to change for the Tests and the All Blacks became the All Whites for the first time.
After several rounds of debate between Job and his friends, in a divine voice, described as coming from a " cloud " or " whirlwind ", God describes, in evocative and lyrical language, what the experience of being the creator of the world is like, and rhetorically asks if Job has ever had the experiences or the authority that God has had.
After the debate, the President of the University, Lee C. Bollinger, stated that he did not favor reinstating Columbia's ROTC program, because of the military's anti-gay policies.
After a further decade of debate, in 1983, JTS voted to admit women for ordination as Conservative rabbis, also without adopting an explanatory responsum.
After much debate from the Athenians, it was decided to revise the laws, including the homicide law, in 409.
After articulating the biological species concept in 1942, Mayr played a central role in the species problem debate over what was the best species concept.
After a debate between the two deceased bards, the god brings Aeschylus back to life as more useful to Athens on account of his wisdom, rejecting Euripides as merely clever.
After a very heated national debate, legislation was passed in 1985 that gave women an equal right to decide what surname or surnames they and their children would use.
After a heated debate, the President of the Volkskammer, Sabine Bergmann-Pohl, announced the results at 2: 30 am on 23 August:
After the initial discovery of introns in protein-coding genes of the eukaryotic nucleus, there was significant debate as to whether introns in modern-day organisms were inherited from a common ancient ancestor ( termed the introns-early hypothesis ), or whether they appeared in genes rather recently in the evolutionary process ( termed the introns-late hypothesis ).
After much debate, the House of Representatives voted down all resolutions that condemned Jackson in any way, thus implicitly endorsing Monroe's actions and leaving the issue surrounding the role of the executive with respect to war powers unanswered.
After an exhaustive and divisive debate with the non-Hindi speakers, Hindi was adopted as the official language of India in 1950 with English continuing as an associate official language for a period of fifteen years, after which Hindi would become the sole official language.
" After the 2001 cancellation of performances of excerpts from " Klinghoffer " by the Boston Symphony Orchestra, debate has continued about the opera's content and social worth.
After much debate a future campus location was selected in what was then a semi-rural part of North Ryde, and it was decided that the future university be named after Lachlan Macquarie, an important early governor of the colony of New South Wales.
After much debate many of the immigrants were transported to Nauru, an arrangement known in Australia as the " Pacific Solution ".
* 1777 – American Revolutionary War: After 16 months of debate the Continental Congress approves the Articles of Confederation.