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In the United States, " merchant " is defined ( under the Uniform Commercial Code ) as any person while engaged in a business or profession or a seller who deals regularly in the type of goods sold.
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In every war of the United States since the Civil War the South was more belligerent than the rest of the country.
Thus, to cite but one example, the Pax Britannica of the nineteenth century, whether with the British navy ruling the seas or with the City of London ruling world finance, was strictly national in motivation, however much other nations ( e.g., the United States ) may have incidentally benefited.
National responsibility for individual welfare is a concept not limited to the United States or even to the Western nations.
( Since the time-span of the nation-state coincides roughly with the separate existence of the United States as an independent entity, it is perhaps natural for Americans to think of the nation as representative of the highest form of order, something permanent and unchanging.
In recent weeks, as a result of a sweeping defense policy reappraisal by the Kennedy Administration, basic United States strategy has been modified -- and large new sums allocated -- to meet the accidental-war danger and to reduce it as quickly as possible.
Its radar screens would register Soviet missiles shortly after they are launched against the United States.
In 1938, at the insistence of Arturo Toscanini, Steinberg left Germany for the United States, by way of Switzerland.
After he had spent the first three years in New York as associate conductor, at Toscanini's invitation, of the NBC Orchestra, he made numerous guest appearances throughout the United States and Latin America.
`` Then I return to the United States for engagements at the Hollywood Bowl and in Philadelphia '', he added.
The difference came down to this: The Southern States insisted that the United States was, in last analysis, what its name implied -- a Union of States.
`` we the People of the United States, in order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common Defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America ''.
The 140,414 Americans who gave `` the last full measure of devotion '' to prevent disunion, preserved individual freedom in the United States from the dangers of anarchy, inherent in confederations, which throughout history have proved fatal in the end to all associations composed primarily of sovereign states, and to the liberties of their people.
There one finds concentrated in a comparatively small area the chief universities, colleges, and preparatory schools of the United States.
The rise of the giant corporations in Western Europe and the United States dates from the period 1880-1900.
He says: `` beside the Protestant philosophy of Progress, as expressed in radical or conservative millenarianism, should be placed the doctrine of the democratic faith which affirmed it to be the duty of the destiny of the United States to assist in the creation of a better world by keeping lighted the beacon of democracy ''.
During the next five years liberal leaders in the United States sank in the cumulative confusion attendant upon and manifested in a negative policy of Containment -- and the bitterest irony -- enforced and enforceable only by threat of a weapon that we felt the greatest distaste for but could not abandon: the atom bomb.
And here again we hear the same refrain mentioned above: `` the paramount goal of the United States set long ago was to guard the rights of the individual, ensure his development, enlarge his opportunity ''.
`` I arrived in the United States with the idea of establishing myself there more or less permanently and finding inspiration for new compositions ''.
This is the good kind of sophistication, and with all our problems and crises this kind of sophistication has flowered in the United States during recent years.
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* 1898 – Spanish-American War: The United States Navy begins a blockade of Cuban ports and the captures a Spanish merchant ship.
He was the son of Halil Hoxha, a Bektashi Tosk cloth merchant who travelled widely across Europe and the United States of America, and Gjylihan ( Gjylo ) Hoxha.
John Jacob Astor ( born Johann Jakob Astor ; July 17, 1763 – March 29, 1848 ) was a German-American business magnate, merchant and investor who was the first prominent member of the Astor family and the first multi-millionaire in the United States.
* 1778 – Philip Livingston, American merchant and statesman, signer of the United States Declaration of Independence ( b. 1716 )
Increased depredations by privateers from Revolutionary France required the rebirth of the United States Navy to protect the expanding American merchant shipping.
Mittie's brother, Theodore's uncle, James Dunwoody Bulloch, was a United States Navy officer who became a Confederate Navy commander and secret agent in Britain who was most responsible for the destruction of the United States merchant fleet and procuring ships and supplies to run through the Union blockade.
The primary targets of the U-boat campaigns in both wars were the merchant convoys bringing supplies from Canada, the British Empire and the United States to the islands of Great Britain and ( during World War II ) to the Soviet Union and the Allied Countries in the Mediterranean.
of Defense for the period ending Dec. 31, 1918 are 116, 516 ; which includes 53, 402 battle deaths and 63, 114 non combat deaths., The US Coast Guard lost an additional 192 dead .." United States estimated civilian losses include 128 killed on the RMS Lusitania as well as 629 Merchant Marine personnel killed on merchant ships.
* May 12 – Mayaguez incident: Khmer Rouge forces in Cambodia seize the United States merchant ship SS Mayaguez in international waters.
* April 22 – Spanish-American War: The United States Navy begins a blockade of Cuban ports and the USS Nashville captures a Spanish merchant ship.
Operating merchant transmission projects in the United States include the Cross Sound Cable from Long Island, New York to New Haven, Connecticut, Neptune RTS Transmission Line from Sayreville, N. J., to Newbridge, N. Y, ITC Holdings, Inc. transmission system in the midwest, and Path 15 in California.
In the nineteenth century and early twentieth century, the United Kingdom treated China as part of its unofficial Empire employing Chinese in its merchant marine in significant numbers.
His father became a rug merchant after emigrating to the United States, and expected that his son would go into the family business.
In the first Anglo-Dutch War, English privateers attacked the trade on which the United Provinces entirely depended, capturing over 1, 000 Dutch merchant ships.
A message was sent to the United States, stating the rights of the American merchant ships as neutral carriers would be recognized.
" The Rouse " is then sounded by the trumpeters of the Royal Air Force, after which wreaths are laid by the Queen and senior members of the Royal Family attending in military uniform and then, to " Beethoven's Funeral March " ( composed by Johann Heinrich Walch ), by attendees in the following order: the Prime Minister ; the leaders of the major political parties from all parts of the United Kingdom ; Commonwealth High Commissioners to London, on behalf of their respective nations ; the Foreign Secretary, on behalf of the British Dependencies ; the First Sea Lord ; the Chief of the General Staff ; the Chief of the Air Staff ; representatives of the merchant navy and Fishing Fleets and the merchant air service.
In Brazil, he briefly captured the Portuguese settlement of Salvador, personally leading the assault on the sea fortress of that town. In August with a small and undermanned fleet he sailed for the African west coast and attacked a Portuguese fleet in a strongly defended bay of Luanda but failed to capture any ships. He then crossed the Atlantic ocean again to try and capture merchant ships at the city of Vitória, but was defeated by a resistance organized by the local civilians, with assistance by a Portuguese garrison. After finding Salvador recaptured by a large Spanish-Portuguese fleet Heyn returned home. The Dutch West India Company were pleased with Heyn's leadership qualities and in 1626 placed him in command of a new squadron. In subsequent raids in 1627 at Salvador, he attacked and captured over thirty richly laden Portuguese merchant ships before returning to the United Provinces.