Jurp
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Has any U.S. Vice President not been nominated as presidential candiate although he ran as candiate?
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The most recent sitting VP not nominated while running for President was Alben Barkley, Truman's VP. He was passed over for a younger man (Adlai Stevenson) in 1952. Also Thomas R. Marshall, Wilson's ...

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What are the origins and history of shaking, trembling, jerking, contorting, collapsing, fainting and similar manifestations in Christianity?
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According to this Wikipedia article, the bodily movements you describe were first noted during the First Great Awakening in the 18th Century, in Protestant Europe and the British colonies.

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Where is this possibly WWI Eastern European military uniform from?
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Based on a these links: 1,2, an 3 your relative is wearing an Austro-Hungarian uniform, probably Austrian (according to this video). More detail on the photo would possibly allow for a better ID.

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What is the title of the Magritte painting that shows a horse-headed woman looking out of a stone window?
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I think you're referring to a study done for his 1964 painting, 'Le Météore (Étude)' ('The Meteor'). Here's the study. Note that it shows the "lady" facing left rather than right (perhaps the image ...

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Have gun rights ever increased without a revolution?
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Bliss v. the Commonwealth (of Kentucky) advanced gun rights in the US: Bliss stated, "But it should not be forgotten, that it is not only a part of the right that is secured by the constitution; ...

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Is there an example of 19th century non-believer who fluently alludes to Scripture?
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Well, I've found some citations, so now I have an answer: Samuel Clemens. This is an accepted Master's thesis that does a good job of explaining Clemens' lack of religion. An excerpt: ...perhaps the ...

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Why would "loose women" give you bad health?
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Short answer: Gonorrhea and syphilis, neither of which was curable until around WWII (with the advent of penicillin). There were other lesser-known incurable (at the time) STDs as well. Your ...

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