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19th Amendment adopted

The 19th Amendment, guaranteeing women the right to vote, is formally adopted into the U.S. Constitution by proclamation of Secretary of State Bainbridge Colby. The amendment was the culmination of more than 70 years of struggle by woman suffragists. Its two sections read simply: “The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex” and “Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.
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History of Decatur - History

DecaturStephen Decatur, born 5 January 1779 in Sinepuxent, Md. was warranted a midshipman at the age of 19 and made his first cruise in the frigate United States. In command of the schooner Enterprise at the outbreak of the Tripolitan War, he captured the bomb ketch Mastico on 23 December 1803. He used this ship, renamed Intrepid, in his daring raid to burn the captured frigate Philadelphia in the harbor of Tripoli, 16 February 1804.
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Stribling DD- 96 - History

Stribling(Destroyer No. 96: dp. 1,191 (n.); l. 314& 39;4/2; b. 30& 39;11 (wl.); dr. 9& 39;2& 34; (mean); s. 34.41 k.; cpl.103; a. 4 4& 34;, 2 1-pdrs., 12 21& 34; tt.; cl. Wickes)The first Stribling (Destroyer No. 96) was laid down at Quincy, Mass., on 14 December 1912 by the Fore River Shipbuilding Co.
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The Arabic of the future, a youth in the Middle East (BD)

The central character of this magnificent comic, the designer himself, was only 2 years old. Product of a Breton mother, in love ready to follow her husband to the end of the world and of a Syrian father, a brilliant student at the Sorbonne soon to graduate with a doctorate in contemporary history, the fair-haired boy awakens to the world and gives it back to us in its own way, an emotional sponge wandering through several cultures.
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