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Rickrolling

Rickrolling is an internet meme that involves playing a trick on someone by tricking them into listening to Rick Astley singing his 1987 song, "Never Gonna Give You Up". It was first seen on 4chan and is called a "bait and switch". A "bait and sw ...

                                               

Jane Austen

Jane Austen was an English novelist. She wrote many books of romantic fiction about the gentry. Her works made her one of the most famous and beloved writers in English literature. She is one of the great masters of the English novel. Austens wor ...

                                               

Cassandra Austen

Cassandra Elizabeth Austen was the older sister of Jane Austen. She was Janes best friend and a beauty. Her fiance died; she never married.

                                               

Janeite

The word Janeite has been used by people who love the works of Jane Austen. However, it can also be used to show disapproval. Claudia Johnson says that Janeitism is "the self-consciously idolatrous enthusiasm for Jane and every detail relative to ...

                                               

Reception history of Jane Austen

The reception history of Jane Austen shows how Austens works, at first having modest fame, became wildly popular. Her books are both the subject of great study and the center of various fan culture. Jane Austen, the writer of such works as Pride ...

                                               

Ludwig van Beethoven

Ludwig van Beethoven was a German composer. He wrote classical music for the piano, orchestras and different groups of instruments. His best-known works are his third, fifth, sixth and ninth symphonies, the eighth and fourteenth piano sonatas, tw ...

                                               

2020 Democratic Party vice presidential candidate selection

This article listed possible candidates for the Democratic nomination for Vice President of the United States in the 2020 election. Former Vice President Joe Biden, the presumptive nominee for President of the United States, will choose his runni ...

                                               

American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, also called the COVID-19 Stimulus Package or American Rescue Plan, is a The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, also called the COVID-19 Stimulus Package or American Rescue Plan, is a $1.9 trillion economic sti ...

                                               

Beau Biden

Joseph Robinette Beau Biden III was an American attorney and politician for the Democratic Party. He served as the 44th Attorney General of Delaware from January 2, 2007 until January 6, 2015. He also was a Major in the Delaware Army National Gua ...

                                               

Build Back Better Plan

The Build Back Better Plan is a plan suggested by US President Joe Biden. It suggests ways of putting money into infrastructure and thoughts on creating 10 million more environment helping jobs. The money suggested would also be used for housing, ...

                                               

COVID-19 Advisory Board

The COVID-19 Advisory Board was announced in November 2020 by then President-elect of the United States Joe Biden as part of his presidential transition. It is co-chaired by physicians David A. Kessler, Marcella Nunez-Smith, and Vivek Murthy and ...

                                               

Joe Biden 2020 presidential campaign

Joe Biden, former United States Vice President and former Senator from Delaware, launched his 2020 presidential campaign on April 25, 2019. From February to August 2020, Biden was a candidate in the Democratic Party primaries. On April 8, 2020, B ...

                                               

Trump–Ukraine scandal

The Trump–Ukraine scandal was a political scandal in the United States. In October 2019, a whistleblower anonymously complained that U.S. President Donald Trump, his lawyer Rudy Giuliani, and other high-ranking in his war-related service Trump ad ...

                                               

Michael Bloomberg 2020 presidential campaign

The Michael Bloomberg 2020 presidential campaign filed a statement of candidacy with the Federal Election Commission for the office of President of the United States as a member of the Democratic Party on November 21, 2019. His principal campaign ...

                                               

David Bowie

David Robert Jones OAL, known professionally by his stage name David Bowie, was an English rock musician and actor.

                                               

The Last Temptation of Christ

The Last Temptation of Christ is a 1988 American drama movie. It is based on the 1953 novel of the same name. Martin Scorsese directed the movie. It stars Willem Dafoe as Jesus, Harvey Keitel as Judas and Barbara Hershey as Mary Magdalene. This m ...

                                               

The Spiders from Mars

The Spiders from Mars was a Rock band from 1970 to 1973. It was a project from David Bowie. Bowie himself was the lead-singer. He created a secondary personality for this purpose: Ziggy Stardust. Ziggys life came to an end in a live concert at Ha ...

                                               

Ziggy Stardust

Ziggy Stardust is a fictional character. Ziggy was created and used by David Bowie, from 1970 to 1973. Bowie used Ziggy Stardust as a second personality alter ego. Ziggy appeared to be neither male nor female. Ziggys band was The Spiders From Mar ...

                                               

Saturn V

Saturn V was the kind of launch vehicle used by NASA in a space program named after a god that ancient people liked. The Saturn V carried Apollo 11 and the people in it to the Moon in 1969. Much of the rocket was planned by German engineer and sc ...

                                               

James Buchanan

James Buchanan Jr. was the 15th President of the United States. He was the only president not to have married. His niece, Harriet Lane, stood in as First Lady. He was an experienced politician, and became president in 1857. His stances on slavery ...

                                               

Harriet Lane

Harriet Rebecca Lane Johnston, niece of lifelong bachelor United States President James Buchanan, acted as First Lady of the United States from 1857 to 1861. She was one of the few women to hold the position of First Lady while not being married ...

                                               

Barbara Bush

Barbara Pierce Bush was the wife of the 41st President of the United States, George H. W. Bush, and was the First Lady of the United States from 1989 to 1993. She was the mother of the 43rd U.S. President George W. Bush and of the 43rd Governor o ...

                                               

Death and state funeral of George H. W. Bush

On November 30, 2018, George H. W. Bush died at his home in Houston, Texas of natural causes. Bush was the 41st President of the United States, the 43rd Vice President of the United States, the former Director of Central Intelligence, and a forme ...

                                               

George Bush Intercontinental Airport

George Bush Intercontinental Airport is an international airport in Houston, Texas. It opened in June 1969. The airport has five runways. At least 700 planes takeoff from the airport daily. These planes carried 40.007.345 passengers during the ye ...

                                               

George Bush Presidential Library

The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum is the presidential library of George H. W. Bush, the 41st President of the United States. It is located in College Station, Texas. It was dedicated on November 6, 1997 and then rededicated in Novem ...

                                               

George H. W. Bush and broccoli

In 1990, President of the United States, George H. W. Bush, made a casual remark about broccoli, and said he would never eat it. I do not like broccoli. And I havent liked it since I was a little kid. And my mother made me eat it. And Im Presiden ...

                                               

Read my lips: no new taxes

Read my lips: no new taxes is a phrase spoken by then-American presidential candidate George H. W. Bush at the 1988 Republican National Convention as he accepted the nomination on August 18. It was written by speechwriter Peggy Noonan. The statem ...

                                               

Black site

A black site is a place where prisoners are kept in secret. The term was invented for places controlled by the CIA and used by the U.S. government in its War on Terror. They are used to hold people the CIA think are unlawful enemy combatants. U.S ...

                                               

George W. Bush 2000 presidential campaign

The 2000 presidential campaign of George W. Bush, the 46th Governor of Texas, was formally launched on June 14, 1999 as Governor Bush, the eldest son of former President George H.W. Bush announced his plans to seek the Republican Party nomination ...

                                               

George W. Bush Presidential Center

The George W. Bush Presidential Center is a presidential library in honor of George W. Bush, the 43th President of the United States. It houses the George W. Bush Policy Institute, and the offices of the George W. Bush Foundation. It is on the ca ...

                                               

India (cat)

India "Willie" Bush was the pet cat of U.S. President George W. Bush and his family while he was in the White House. She lived with the Bush family for almost two decades.

                                               

Hurricane Katrina

Hurricane Katrina was one of the deadliest hurricanes to ever strike the United States and the second Category 5 hurricane of the record-breaking 2005 Atlantic hurricane season. The storm formed over the Bahamas on August 23, where it moved west ...

                                               

John Calvin

Jean Cauvin, also Jean Calvin, was a French Protestant theologian during the Protestant Reformation and was a central developer of the system of Christian theology called Calvinism or Reformed theology. In Geneva, he rejected Papal authority, est ...

                                               

Calvinism

Calvinism belongs to the Reformed tradition of Protestantism. This tradition goes back to John Calvin and other theologians. Important Calvinists from Europe include: Martin Bucer, Heinrich Bullinger, Peter Martyr Vermigli, and Huldrych Zwingli, ...

                                               

Dont Forget About Us

Dont Forget About Us is a song recorded by American singer-songwriter Mariah Carey. It is the third single from her tenth studio album, The Emancipation of Mimi, appearing on the Ultra Platinum Edition of the album. It was released on December 13 ...

                                               

1970 Georgia gubernatorial election

The 1970 Georgia gubernatorial election was held on November 3, 1970. It was known for electing little-known former state Senator Jimmy Carter Governor of Georgia after a hard battle in the Democratic primary. This election is famous because Cart ...

                                               

1976 United States presidential election

This election was between former Governor of Georgia Jimmy Carter and President Gerald Ford. Jimmy Carter won the election by 297 electoral votes, compared to incumbent president Gerald Ford, who received 240 electoral votes. A faithless elector ...

                                               

1980 United States presidential election

This election was mainly between Democrat Jimmy Carter and Republican Ronald Reagan. The election also featured John B. Anderson, who was a notable third party candidate. The country had a lot of problems during the election. The economy was bad ...

                                               

Camp David Accords

The Camp David Accords were a pair of political agreements signed by Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin on 17 September 1978, following twelve days of secret negotiations at Camp David, the country retreat of ...

                                               

Carter Center

The Carter Center is a nongovernmental, not-for-profit organization founded in 1982 by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter. Carter and his wife Rosalynn Carter partnered with Emory University just after he lost in the 1980 U.S. Presidential electi ...

                                               

Jimmy Carter rabbit incident

The Jimmy Carter rabbit incident, also known as a "killer rabbit attack" by the press, involved a swamp rabbit that swam toward then–U.S. President Jimmy Carters fishing boat on April 20, 1979. The incident became popular in the media after Carte ...

                                               

Moral Equivalent of War speech

United States President Jimmy Carters Moral Equivalent of War speech was a speech in which Carter addressed the United States on April 18, 1977. It is remembered as the speech where he compared the energy crisis with the "moral equivalent of war" ...

                                               

Johnny Cash

John R. Johnny Cash was a Grammy Award-winning American musician, actor and author. He is considered one of the most important musicians of the 20th century. He is well known for his country music, his music spanned many other genres, including g ...

                                               

June Carter Cash

Valerie June Carter Cash was an American singer, actress, and dancer. She was the second wife of singer Johnny Cash. She and Johnny had many hit records in their careers. She died due to complications of surgery. Her widower, Johnny, died four mo ...

                                               

The Statler Brothers

The Statler Brothers were an American country music, gospel, and vocal group. The quartet was formed in 1955 performing locally and, in 1964, they began singing backup for Johnny Cash until 1972. Don Reid sang lead; Harold Reid, Dons older brothe ...

                                               

Goodies (song)

Goodies is a song recorded by American R&B singer Ciara and rapper Petey Pablo for Ciaras debut album Goodies and written by Ciara, Sean Garrett, LaMarquis Jefferson, Craig Love and Jonathan Smith. "Goodies" is a combination of crunk and R&am ...

                                               

Frances Folsom Cleveland

Frances Clara Folsom Cleveland Preston was the wife of the President of the United States Grover Cleveland and the 27th First Lady of the United States from 1886 to 1889 and again from 1893 to 1897.

                                               

Adlai Stevenson I

Adlai Ewing Stevenson was an American politician. He was Vice President of the United States under Grover Cleveland, and ran for United States President and several other political offices, but lost. He was also first assistant Postmaster General ...

                                               

Bill Clinton 1992 presidential campaign

The 1992 presidential campaign of Bill Clinton, then Governor of Arkansas, was announced on October 3, 1991 in Little Rock, Arkansas. After winning a majority of delegates in the Democratic primaries of 1992, the campaign announced that then-juni ...

                                               

Clinton Family Portrait

Clinton Family Portrait is an oil painting by American artist Larry D. Alexander. Alexander, who is from the state of Arkansas, painted this portrait in 1995 and gave it as a gift to then U.S. President Bill Clinton who is also from Arkansas. It ...