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How did the PMs change so quickly? Let's take a look at why did the PMs leave the first time this happened: Edmund Barton (Jan 1901-Sept 1903): Retired from the Parliament and Government to become founding Justice of Australian High Court. Alfred Deakin (Sep 1903 - Apr 1904): Resigned to hold early elections in a bid to gain majority in the Parliament by ...


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The ban is believable, if you consider it a ban on the man, rather than the book. It was lifted in 1991 when Seuss died. It was imposed in 1965 on the eve of the Cultural Revolution, when China sought to root out "outdated" views and influences. And it fits the pattern of China. Throughout Seuss' work, there is a mocking, anti-authoritarian tone. It is this,...


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The "RMS" designation stood for "Royal Mail Ship" (or Steamer) and was applied to vessels that carried mail for the British Royal Mail postal service. The first designations were assigned in the 1840's and it was not used exclusively for transatlantic liner services. Wikipedia has a full list of ships that carried this prefix and it appears from their list ...


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Because that was the reality of the time. Note that even Sweden and France both have question marks. One year earlier, in 1946, Churchill had spoken of an Iron Curtain "from Stettin on the Baltic to Trieste on the Adriatic." He didn't extend it north through the Gulf of Bothnia (between Sweden and Finland), but he could have. In the case of Finland, this ...


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Babson did call for a crash right before the 1929 crash, but he also called for a crash a year earlier. The Federal Reserve was very concerned about stock speculation and called for a restriction in call money lending by banks which was fueling the stock market bubble. However, Smiling Charlie, the President of First National Bank (Citi Bank) said he ...



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