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Ulster Plantation

In Irish history, the confiscation and resettlement, in 1609, of the Ulster counties of Armagh, Cavan, Donegal, Derry, Fermanagh, and Tyrone by the

Ulster Unionist Party

The largest political party in Northern Ireland . Right-of-centre in orientation, its aim is equality for Northern Ireland within the UK, and it


The term underclass, used to describe a group of people, has acquired pejorative implications, especially in the context of alleged cultural

Open United Colonies of New England
United Colonies of New England

Formed in 1643 (and lasting until 1684), the New England Confederation—also known as the United Colonies of New England—was an alliance between the

United Mine Workers of America

(UMW), international labor union formed (1890) by the amalgamation of the National Progressive Union (organized 1888) and the mine locals under the

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United Nations

The United Nations (UN) emerged from World War II when the victorious Grand Alliance established it as the successor organization to the League of

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United States Bill of Rights

In the USA, the first ten amendments to the US Constitution , incorporated in 1791: 1 guarantees freedom of worship, of speech, of the press, of

United States Coast Guard Academy

The U.S. Coast Guard Academy is an institution of higher education designed to produce trained officers for the Coast Guard. Modeled after the

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United States History

officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the

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United States House of Representatives

One of the two legislative chambers created through Article I of the U.S. Constitution. The House of Representatives, which comprises Congress, was