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The British also negotiated the safe return of Hasan Ali Shah to Persia, which was in accordance with his own wish.
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British and also
Besides helping to prevent the movement of the British to the west, Valley Forge also obstructed the trade between Howe's forces and the farmers, thus threatening the vital subsistence of the redcoats and rendering their foraging to obtain necessary supplies extremely hazardous.
I know that I myself felt that it was a mortal shame for a man to be torn open by a British musket ball, as Isaac had been, yet I also felt relieved and lucky that it had been him and not myself.
Her young British lawyer, James Dunlop, pleaded that she was sorely needed at her Portland home by her widowed mother, 80, her maiden aunt, also 80 and bedridden for 20 years, and her uncle, 76, who once ran a candy shop.
Seward's initial reaction to the Trent affair, however, was too bellicose, so Lincoln also turned to Senator Charles Sumner, the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and an expert in British diplomacy.
In other countries ( and in some, particularly smaller, British and North American universities ), anthropologists have also found themselves institutionally linked with scholars of folklore, museum studies, human geography, sociology, social relations, ethnic studies, cultural studies, and social work.
Persons who from having been born within British territory are British subjects, but who at birth became under the law of any foreign state subjects of such state, and also persons who though born abroad are British subjects by reason of parentage, may by declarations of alienage get rid of British nationality.
Not only was his Belgian nationality interesting because of Belgium's occupation by Germany ( which provided a valid explanation of why such a skilled detective would be out of work and available to solve mysteries at an English country house ), but also at the time of Christie's writing, it was considered patriotic to express sympathy with the Belgians, since the invasion of their country had constituted Britain's casus belli for entering World War I, and British wartime propaganda emphasized the " Rape of Belgium ".
Africa was also set on its course to decolonization, swept by what Harold Macmillan, the then British Prime Minister, aptly termed the " wind of change ".
He also wrote controversial criticisms of the British class structure which seemed to conflict with his promotion of Anglo-American friendship.
Nonetheless Canadian English also features many British English items and is often described as a unique blend of the two larger varieties alongside several distinctive Canadianisms.
While the earlier settlers were primarily of British ancestry, the newer settlers also consisted of Germans, Irish, and African-Americans.
Along with the Bill of Rights 1689, it remains today one of the main constitutional laws governing the succession to not only the throne of the United Kingdom, but, following British colonialism, the resultant doctrine of reception, and independence, also to those of the other Commonwealth realms, whether by willing deference to the act as a British statute or as a patriated part of the particular realm's constitution.
The Irish Free State, whose consent to the Abdication Act was also required, neither gave it nor allowed the British legislation to take effect in the Free State's jurisdiction ; instead, the Irish parliament passed its own Act — the Executive Authority ( External Relations ) Act — the day after the Declaration of Abdication Act took force elsewhere, meaning Edward VIII, for one day, remained King of Ireland while George VI was king of all the other realms.
First: it " mandates that whoever is the sovereign of the United Kingdom is also, by virtue of this external fact, sovereign of Australia "; accordingly, changes to British succession laws would have no effect on Australian law, but if the British amendment changed the sovereign, then the new sovereign of the United Kingdom would automatically become the new sovereign of Australia.
British, German, Jewish, and other immigrants also settled in Argentina, all bringing their styles of cooking and favorite foods with them.
English cultural influence ( reinforced at the end of the 19th century and beginnings of the 20th by British contacts with the Far East ) has also made the consumption of tea very common.
The Porvoo Common Statement ( 1996 ), agreed to by the Anglican churches of the British Isles and most of the Lutheran churches of Scandinavia and the Baltic, also stated that " the continuity signified in the consecration of a bishop to episcopal ministry cannot be divorced from the continuity of life and witness of the diocese to which he is called.
British and American forces also deployed vehicles designed for a close support role, but these were conventional tanks whose only significant modification was the replacement of the main gun with a howitzer.
British and negotiated
In 1986, Gauntlett negotiated the return of fictional British secret agent James Bond to Aston Martin.
In 1893 Mortimer Durand negotiated with Abdur Rahman Khan, the Durand Line Treaty for the demarcation of the frontier between Afghanistan, the FATA, North-West Frontier Province and Baluchistan Provinces of Pakistan the successor state of British India.
The British negotiated with the most influential sirdars, cut off as they were by winter and insurgent tribes from any hope of relief.
Following the decisive Ethiopian victory at Adwa, Menelik II rapidly negotiated a series of treaties fixing Ethiopia's boundaries — with French Somaliland in March 1897, British Somaliland a few months later in June 1897, with Italian Eritrea in 1900, Anglo-Egyptian Sudan in 1902, British East Africa in 1907, and Italian Somaliland in 1908 — which simplified this problem on one level.
France negotiated Guinea's present boundaries in the late 19th and early 20th centuries with the British for Sierra Leone, the Portuguese for their Guinea colony ( now Guinea-Bissau ), and Liberia.
Early in his term, Major presided over British participation in the Gulf War in March 1991 and negotiated " Game, Set and Match for Britain " at the Maastricht Treaty in December 1991.
In that same year, St-Laurent negotiated the British North America ( No. 2 ) Act, 1949 with Britain which ' partially patriated ' the Canadian Constitution, most significantly giving the Canadian Parliament the authority to amend portions of the constitution.
In 1886 and 1890, Anglo-German agreements were negotiated that delineated the British and German spheres of influence in the interior of East Africa and along the coastal strip previously claimed by the Sultan of Zanzibar.
Lord Curzon, the British Foreign Secretary of that time, was the chief negotiator for the Allies, while Eleftherios Venizelos negotiated on behalf of Greece.
He won important victories against the British in the Second Anglo-Mysore War, and negotiated the 1784 Treaty of Mangalore with them after his father died the previous year.
** Denis Healey announces to the British Parliament that he has successfully negotiated a £ 2. 3bn loan from the International Monetary Fund.
The IRA negotiated a short-lived truce with the British government and an IRA delegation met with the British Home Secretary, William Whitelaw at Cheyne Walk in Chelsea.
He said whilst he wanted a peaceful solution, the resolution's meaning " seems to be of a negotiated settlement or compromise between two incompatible positions -— between the position which exists in international law, that the Falkland Islands and their dependencies are British sovereign territory and some other position altogether ...
The Entente was negotiated between the French foreign minister, Théophile Delcassé, and the British foreign secretary, Lord Lansdowne.
In the wake of China's military defeat, with British warships poised to attack the city, representatives from the British and Qing Empires negotiated aboard HMS Cornwallis anchored at Nanking.
In 1784, he negotiated the Treaty of Pensacola with Spain, recognizing Muscogee control over of land claimed by Georgia, and guaranteeing access to the British firm Panton, Leslie & Co. which controlled the deerskin trade, while making himself an official representative of Spain.
The HBC negotiated a trading monopoly from the British crown for the Hudson Bay watershed, called Rupert's Land.
Sukarno and Hatta negotiated a ceasefire between the Republicans and the British forces led by Brigadier Mallaby.
A reconciliatory peace treaty which Kitchener had negotiated with the Boer leaders failed in February 1901 due to British cabinet veto.
The Afrikaners negotiated a home-rule arrangement in the four British Colonies 10 years after the Anglo-Boer war and firmly established themselves as the ruling minority in South Africa until international pressure and increasing chaos within South Africa compelled them to dismantle their policies of exclusive control, called Apartheid.
British and safe
Among these actions were the Seven Years ' War, the American Revolutionary War, the Napoleonic Wars, the First and Second Opium Wars, the Boxer Rebellion, the New Zealand land wars, the Sepoy Rebellion of 1857, the First and Second Boer Wars, the Fenian raids, the Irish War of Independence, its serial interventions into Afghanistan ( which were meant to maintain a friendly buffer state between British India and the Russian Empire ), and the Crimean War ( to keep the Russian Empire at a safe distance by coming to Turkey's aid ).
For example, in the Opium War in China, during the 19th century, British battleships bombarded the coastal areas and fortifications from afar, safe from the reach of the Chinese cannon.
Patrol duty was far from safe ; of the 67 British destroyers lost in the war, collisions accounted for 18, while 12 were wrecked.
The General Maritime Treaty of 1820 between the East India Company and the sheikhs of the coastal area — which became known as the Trucial Coast because of the series of treaties between the sheikhs and the British — was a way of ensuring safe passage.
* March 27 – British writer Arnold Bennett dies of typhoid in London shortly after returning from a visit to Paris, where he drank local water to prove it was safe.
William Shirley, the expansionist governor of the Province of Massachusetts Bay, was particularly forceful, stating that British colonists would not be safe as long as the French were present.
British Shorthairs are an easygoing breed of cat ; they tend to be safe around children as they will tolerate a fair amount of physical interaction and hiss or scratch very rarely.
Although they were not ready to commit to funding such a large project, the British government showed interest due to the logic of locating the capital on high ground safe from tidal waves.
Zula was the place where the British expedition of 1867 – 1868 against Tewodros disembarked, Annesley Bay affording safe and ample anchorage for the largest ocean-going vessels.
To make matters worse, British gunners lacked the accuracy to bring fire in on close German trenches, keeping a safe separation of, compared to the French gunners ' — and British troops were often less than away, meaning German fortifications were untouched by the barrage.
So assured, the British royal family inoculated themselves and reassured the English people that it was safe.
In British author Anthony Horowitz's fantasy-thriller book series The Power of Five, Manco Cápac is the son of Inti, and one of five children destined to keep the universe safe from the forces of evil.
Royal Air Force Corporal Peter Newkirk ( British-American actor Richard Dawson ) is the group's conman, magician, pick-pocket, card sharp, forger, bookie, tailor, lock picker, safe cracker and impersonator of German officers ( and on one occasion, Winston Churchill, the British Prime Minister during the war ); on numerous occasions Newkirk also impersonates women to fool the Germans and help the underground movement.
Kolchak was then promised safe passage by the Czechoslovaks to the British military mission in Irkutsk.
In New York, under the new Governor, Robert Hunter, Palatines lived in camps and worked for British authorities to produce tar and pitch for the Royal Navy in return for their safe passage.
It had previously been a Conservative safe seat, including as its MP, Anthony Eden a former British prime minister.
The German High Seas Fleet remained largely in safe harbours on the north German coast while the British Grand Fleet remained in the northern North Sea.
This concentration of the U. S. fleet would force the British to tie down such a large proportion of their navy to watch the New York exits that the other American ports would be relatively safe.
The Puritans believed that God wanted to give them a safe haven from the persecution of British rule.
Even so, British Rail played safe by running a scheduled service out of Glasgow some 15 minutes later.
team were assured by the British High Commission that they would be safe even as they themselves were making plans for an emergency evacuation.
Samuel Plimsoll ( 10 February 1824 – 3 June 1898 ) was a British politician and social reformer, now best remembered for having devised the Plimsoll line ( a line on a ship's hull indicating the maximum safe draft, and therefore the minimum freeboard for the vessel in various operating conditions ).