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Impeachment

Impeachment became a household word in America during the process in the late 1990's which may have removed President Clinton from office. Ultimately impeachment was not taken to its final conclusion with regards to President Clinton - but the mere initiation of the process was enough to cause President Clinton huge international embarrassment.
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The Five Tests

The Five Tests to assess whether Britain will join the Euro or not were imposed by Gordon Brown, Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer. No date has yet to be set when the assessment will be made, though many political commentators believe it will be in 2003 and not before. It has also not been revealed whether passing 4 of the tests and nearly passing the fifth will suffice.
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Initiatives and America

Initiatives are a system in America allowing those citizens who are interested to propose legislative and constitutional changes. To start the initiative process, those concerned need to get a certain number of registered voters who live within their electoral district to support their proposal. This varies from state to state but is usually between 5% to 15% of registered voters.
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Brambling AMc-39 - History

BramblingThe brambling Is a handsomely colored finch.I(AMc-39: dp. 205; 1. 97& 39;6& 34;; b. 22& 39;6& 34;; dr. 8111& 34;; s. 10 k.;cpl. 17; a. 1 .50 cal. in. g.; cl. Accentor)Brambling (AMc-39) was launched 7 August 1941 by W. A. Robinson, Inc., Ipswich, Mass.; sponsored by Mrs. J. McLemmon; and commissioned 15 October 1941, Ensign J.
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The People of Botswana - History

BotswanaBotswana has experienced one of the most rapid declines in fertility in sub-Saharan Africa. The total fertility rate has fallen from more than 5 children per woman in the mid 1980s to approximately 2.4 in 2013. The fertility reduction has been attributed to a host of factors, including higher educational attainment among women, greater participation of women in the workforce, increased contraceptive use, later first births, and a strong national family planning program.
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