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Admiral Thomas Mathews (1676-1751)

Admiral Thomas Mathews, (1676-1751) British admiral with a Welsh father from a long establish Glamorgan family and an English mother. Mathews entered the navy in 1690, and rose to be captain of his own ship in 1703. By 1722 he had risen to command of a squadron against pirates in the East Indies, but in 1724 he retired from active service, aged 48.
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List of Supplies for High School Students

One of the best ways to be successful in high school is to have a complete set of study items on hand. Not only will you be prepared for just about every assignment, you'll also avoid time-consuming last-minute trips to the store. General Supplies for All Grades Some supplies are necessary to have year after year, no matter what grade you're in.
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Everything you wanted to know about Oklahoma, history, economy people and more - History

Basic InformationPostal Abbreviation: OKNatives: OklahomanPopulation 2019: 3,956,971Legal Driving Age: 16Age of Majority: 18Median Age: 36.2State Song: “Oklahoma”Lyrics: Richard RodgersMusic: Oscar HammersteinMedian Household Income:$51,424Capital..... Oklahoma CityEntered Union..... Nov. 16, 1907 (46th)Present Constitution Adopted: 1907Nickname: Sooner StateMotto: “Labor omnia vincit”(Labor conquers all things)Origin of Name:Taken from Choctaw Indian words for “red” and “people”.
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What is the Fourth Estate?

The term fourth estate is used to describe the press. Describing journalists and the news outlets for which they work as members of the fourth estate is an acknowledgment of their influence and status among the greatest powers of a nation, the author William Safire once wrote. The term goes back centuries when it applied to any unofficial group that wielded public influence, including a mob.
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The History of the Soda Fountain

From the early 20th century up until the 1960s, it was common for small-town residents and big-city dwellers to enjoy carbonated beverages at local soda fountains and ice cream saloons. Often housed together with apothecaries, the ornate, baroque soda fountain counter served as a meeting place for people of all ages and became especially popular as a legal place to gather during Prohibition.
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