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The appointment of U Thant of Burma as the U.N.'s Acting Secretary General -- at this writing, the choice appears to be certain -- offers further proof that in politics it is more important to have no influential enemies than to have influential friends.
With the neutralists maintaining pressure for one of their own to succeed Mr. Hammarskjold, U Thant emerged as the only possible candidate unlikely to be waylaid by a veto.
U Thant of course, will hold office until the spring of 1963, when Mr. Hammarskjold's term would have come to an end.
If Af are the projections associated with the primary decomposition of T, then each Af is a polynomial in T, and accordingly if a linear operator U commutes with T then U commutes with each of the Af, i.e., each subspace Af is invariant under U.
In a neighborhood of Q the difference between these functions is also a single-valued, analytic function of U.
The restrained gyro-stabilized platform with reasonable response characteristics operates with an approximate equation of motion, neglecting transient effects, as follows: Af where U is a torque applied about the output axis of the controlling gyro.
Lincoln's assassination was the first assassination of a U. S. president and sent the nation into mourning.
Lincoln has been consistently ranked by scholars and the public as one of the three greatest U. S. presidents.
In 1846, Lincoln was elected to the U. S. House of Representatives, where he served one two-year term.
Lincoln also supported the Wilmot Proviso, which, if it had been adopted, would have banned slavery in any U. S. territory won from Mexico.
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Douglas ' provision, which Lincoln opposed, specified settlers had the right to determine locally whether to allow slavery in new U. S. territory, rather than have such a decision restricted by the national Congress.
After the state Republican party convention nominated him for the U. S. Senate in 1858, Lincoln delivered his House Divided Speech, drawing on: " A house divided against itself cannot stand.
The stage was then set for the campaign for statewide election of the Illinois legislature which would, in turn, select Lincoln or Douglas as its U. S. senator.
Douglas said that Lincoln was defying the authority of the U. S. Supreme Court and the Dred Scott decision.
The U. S. Navy illegally intercepted a British merchant ship the Trent on the high seas and seized two Confederate envoys ; Britain protested vehemently while the U. S. cheered.
He argued before and during his election that the eventual extinction of slavery would result from preventing its expansion into new U. S. territory.
Anthropologists ' involvement with the U. S. government, in particular, has caused bitter controversy within the discipline.
The world's smallest known vertebrate, Paedophryne amauensis, sitting on a Dime ( United States coin ) | U. S. dime, 17. 91mm, for scale
The land went through several administrative changes before becoming an organized ( or incorporated ) territory on May 11, 1912, and the 49th state of the U. S. on January 3, 1959.
* Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, U. S. law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability
* Anti-Deficiency Act, U. S. law that prohibits the federal government from incurring debts not authorized by Congress
In the U. S. federal court system, criminal defendants must file a notice of appeal within 10 days of the entry of either the judgment or the order being appealed, or the right to appeal is forfeited.
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Johnston remained on his plantation after the war until he was appointed by President Taylor to the U. S. Army as a major and was made a paymaster in December 1849.
At the outbreak of the Civil War, Johnston was the commander of the U. S. Army Department of the Pacific in California.
Eastern Tennessee was held for the Confederacy by two unimpressive brigadier generals appointed by Jefferson Davis, Felix Zollicoffer, a brave but untrained and inexperienced officer, and soon to be Maj. Gen. George B. Crittenden, a former U. S. Army officer with apparent alcohol problems.
As reported in the Third Edition of Science and Sanity, The U. S. Army in World War II used Korzybski's system to treat battle fatigue in Europe with the supervision of Dr. Douglas M. Kelley, who went on to become the psychiatrist in charge of the Nazi prisoners at Nuremberg.
* 1918 – Battle of Ambos Nogales: U. S. Army forces skirmish against Mexican Carrancistas and their German advisors in the only battle of World War I fought on American soil.
* 1942 – Major General Eugene Reybold of the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers authorizes the construction of facilities that would house the " Development of Substitute Materials " project, better known as the Manhattan Project.
* 1943 – World War II: The U. S. Seventh Army under General George S. Patton arrives in Messina, Italy, followed several hours later by the British 8th Army under Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery, thus completing the Allied conquest of Sicily.
* 1965 – United States occupation of the Dominican Republic: American troops land in the Dominican Republic to " forestall establishment of a Communist dictatorship " and to evacuate U. S. Army troops.
* 1994 – In a U. S. friendly fire incident during Operation Provide Comfort in northern Iraq, two United States Air Force aircraft mistakenly shoot-down two United States Army helicopters, killing 26 people.
* Donald Malarkey, World War II U. S. Army soldier of the 101st Airborne Division was portrayed in the TV series Band of Brothers.
These measures plus the improvement in Israel's relations with Egypt and Jordan, the renunciation of terrorism by the Palestine Liberation Organization, the on-going peace talks between the PLO and Israel, the collapse of the communist states in East Europe, which reduced the scope for sanctuaries for terrorists, and the more cautious attitude of countries such as Libya and Syria after the U. S. declared them State-sponsors of international terrorism, the collapse of ideological terrorist groups such as the Red Army Faction and the tightening of civil aviation security measures by all countries have arrested and reversed the steep upward movement of hijackings.
In the early 1970s, following the revival of Asatru in Iceland, Stephen McNallen, a former U. S. Army Airborne Ranger, began publishing a newsletter titled The Runestone.
Gert McQueen, Elder and Redesman of the Ring of Troth, was successful in lobbying the U. S. Army Chaplain ’ s Corps to adopt guidelines for recognizing heathen religions and Theodish belief in particular.
The U. S. Army brought truck-towed Bofors 40 mm AA guns along with truck-mounted units fitted with mechanized turrets when they sailed, first for Great Britain and then onto France.
* 1987 – The U. S. Department of Justice bars the Austrian President Kurt Waldheim from entering the United States, saying he had aided in the deportation and execution of thousands of Jews and others as a German Army officer during World War II.
U. S. Army Bell UH-1 Iroquois | Huey helicopter spraying Agent Orange over Vietnamese agricultural land
In 1943, the U. S. Department of the Army contracted the University of Chicago to study the effects of 2, 4-D and 2, 4, 5-T on cereal grains ( including rice ) and broadleaf crops.
In early 1945, the U. S. army ran tests of various 2, 4-D and 2, 4, 5-T mixtures at the Bushnell Army Airfield in Florida, which is now listed as a Formerly Used Defense Site ( FUDS ).
File: US-Army-APC-spraying-Agent-Orange-in-Vietnam. jpg | U. S. Army armored personnel carrier ( APC ) spraying Agent Orange over Vietnamese rice fields during the Vietnam War
" Comics ,” wrote Capp in 1970, “ can be a combination of the highest quality of art and text, and many of them are .” Capp would produce many giveaway educational comic books and public services pamphlets, spanning several decades, for the Red Cross, the Department of Civil Defense, the Department of the Navy, the U. S. Army, the Anti-Defamation League, the Department of Labor, Community Chest ( a forerunner of United Way ), and the Job Corps.