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Within a few years various Du Pont manufactured items were filling the entire requirements of from four to seven of General Motors' eight operating divisions.
Within only a few years, foamed plastics materials have managed to grow into an integral, and important, phase of the plastics industry -- and the end is still not yet in sight.
Within a few years the Scots, engaged in breaking the thick sod and stirring the rich soil of the valley, were joined by a group called Meurons.
Within a few days after Canovas del Castillo took power as Premier, the new king, proclaimed on 29 December 1874, arrived at Madrid, passing through Barcelona and Valencia and was acclaimed everywhere ( 1875 ).
Within a few months, the right to exercise the regency over his infant son, John V Palaiologos, and the position of Andronikos'all-powerful chief minister and friend John Kantakouzenos led to the outbreak of a destructive seven-year civil war.
Within a few years, Emperor Manuel died as well, and Saladin remained the only strong leader in the east.
* Within a few years of Salieri's death in 1825, Alexander Pushkin wrote his " little tragedy " Mozart and Salieri ( 1831 ) as a dramatic study of the sin of envy.
Within a few days, on 4 June 1876, they arranged for Sultan Abdülaziz to kill himself with scissors, cutting his two wrists at the same time.
Within few years of his departure, St. Gregory of Nazianzus called him the " Pillar of the Church ".
Within a few years of nationalisation, a number of progressive measures had been carried out which did much to improve conditions in the mines, including better pay, a five-day workweek, a national safety scheme ( with proper standards at all the collieries ), a ban on boys under the age of 16 going underground, the introduction of training for newcomers before going down to the coalface, and the making of pithead baths into a standard facility.
Within a few years, the federal government would create its own need-based program, known as Pell Grants, providing the neediest students with a tuition-free college education.
Within a few months, the new amir had gained the allegiance of most tribal leaders and established control over the cities.
Within a few years a majority of households were FM equipped, by the 1980s a majority of cars sold had FM stereo radios and a majority of listening in the U. S. was devoted to FM signals according to the Arbitron rating service.
Within an industrialized country there are usually few if any significant barriers to the easy exchange of goods and services between parts of that country.
Within a few months, however, the two countries were again at odds over Aegean airspace and sovereignty issues.
Within a few years houses were built along some 10 miles of road leading northward from the Free City of Danzig to Gdynia and beyond.
Within only a few years of his accession Sweden had become the largest nation in Europe after Russia and Spain.
Within a few hours of birth, the calf can run around and is almost indistinguishable from a one-week-old.
Within a few months, several dozen people had joined, and over a thousand by the end of the first year.
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Within weeks of the July 1959 announcement of the league's formation, Hunt received commitments from Barron Hilton and Harry Wismer to bring teams to Los Angeles and New York, respectively .< ref name =" chiefsafl ">
Within 2 weeks of the Golden Gate Yacht Club winning the America's Cup, Alameda city council with local support sent a unanimous letter of support to hold AC 34 in San Francisco Bay Area.
Within eight weeks after his death, to provide an income for the family, Beatrice opened an acting workshop in her home, the Henry C. De Mille School for Girls.
Within a week, the young can eat grass, but will continue to suckle — from any female in the group — until weaned at about 16 weeks.
Within weeks of the Stonewall Riots, Craig Rodwell, proprietor of the Oscar Wilde Memorial Bookshop in lower Manhattan, was working to commemorate them by replacing the Annual Reminder, which had been held annually in at Independence Hall in Philadelphia since 1965, with a celebration of the Stonewall Riots.
Within a day, the mixture had turned pink in colour, and at the end of two weeks of continuous operation, Miller and Urey observed that as much as 10 – 15 % of the carbon within the system was now in the form of organic compounds.
Within a couple of weeks of forming, and before their second performance, bassist and lead vocalist Jones was replaced by Geddy Lee, a schoolmate of Lifeson.
Within weeks, Village residents quickly organized into activist groups to concentrate efforts on establishing places for gays and lesbians to be open about their sexual orientation without fear of being arrested.
Within only a few weeks of losing a piece of limb, a salamander perfectly reforms the missing structure.
Within a few weeks 40, 000 Patriots ( out of a population of 2, 000, 000 ) go into exile in France ( and learn from observation the ideals of the French Revolution ).
Within two weeks, the theses had spread throughout Germany, and after two months they had spread throughout Europe.
Within several weeks of the Mexican surrender, Johnson and Dr. James Grant enticed 300 of the Texans to join them in preparing to invade Mexico, leaving Colonel James C. Neill to oversee the remaining 100 Texan Army soldiers garrisoned at the Alamo.
Within 8 weeks of sowing, the plant will reach 10 – 15 cm in height, and will grow several centimeters per day under its optimal growth conditions, reaching 70 – 80 cm within fifteen days.
Within weeks of the Congress, Stalin wrestled control of the Leningrad party organization and government from Zinoviev and had him dismissed from all regional posts, leaving only the Comintern as a potential power base for Zinoviev.
Within a few weeks, however, David was killed by Vlach vagrants and Moses was fatally injured by a stone during the siege of Serres.
Within the first few weeks, Isabella had granted herself almost £ 12, 000 ; finding that Edward's royal treasury contained £ 60, 000, a rapid period of celebratory spending then ensued.
Within weeks of the mutiny, the president's cabinet also approved a military pay raise retroactive to January 1, 1964, more than doubling the salaries of those in private to staff-sergeant ranks.