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Statue of Liberty Arrives in New York Harbor

On June 17, 1885, the dismantled Statue of Liberty, a gift of friendship from the people of France to the people of America, arrives in New York Harbor after being shipped across the Atlantic Ocean in 350 individual pieces packed in more than 200 cases. The copper and iron statue, which was reassembled and dedicated the following year in a ceremony presided over by U.
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Strong II DD- 758 - History

Strong II(DD-758: dp. 2,200, 1. 376& 39;6& 34;; b. 40& 39;10& 34;; dr. 14& 39;5; s. 34.2 k.; cpl. 345; a. 6 5& 34;, 12 40mm., 20 20mm., 2 dcp., 5 21& 34; tt.; cl. Allen M. Summer)The second Strong (DD-758) was laid down on 25 July 1943 by Bethlehem Steel Co., San Francisco, Calif., launched on 23 April 1944, sponsored by Mrs.
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Types of Pressure Groups

The number and types of pressure groups in America have grown rapidly in recent years. More and more pressure groups have found it useful to locate their headquarters to Washington DC. Almost half the pressure groups represented in Washington DC are corporations or business trade associations. Economic Pressure Groups This group includes business and trade union groups as well as individual companies which maintain full-time officers and staff in Washington DC.
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