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Blaine Amendment
The Blaine Amendment was a failed amendment to the U.S. Constitution that would have prohibited direct government aid to educational institutions that have a religious affiliation. Most state constitutions already had such provisions, and thirty-eight of the fifty states have clauses that prohibit taxpayer funding of religious entities in their state constitutions. The measures were designed to deny government aid to parochial schools, especially those operated by the Catholic Church The Catholic Church, often referred to as the Roman Catholic Church, is the List of Christian denominations by number of members, largest Christian church, with approximately 1.3 billion baptised Catholics worldwide . As the world's old ... in locations with large immigrant populations. They emerged from a growing consensus among 19th-century U.S. Protestants that public education must be free from “sectarian” or “denominational” control, while it also reflected nativist tenden ...
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American River Ganges Crop
American(s) may refer to: * American, something of, from, or related to the United States of America, commonly known as the United States ** Americans, citizens and nationals of the United States of America ** American ancestry, people who self-identify their ancestry as "American" ** American English, the set of varieties of the English language native to the United States ** Native Americans in the United States, indigenous peoples of the United States * American, something of, from, or related to the Americas ** Indigenous peoples of the Americas * American (word), for analysis and history of the meanings in various contexts Organizations * American Airlines * American Recordings (record label), a record label previously known as Def American * American University, in Washington, D.C. Sports teams * Allen Americans, a minor league hockey team * Baltimore Americans, the name of two soccer teams, one from 1939 to 1942 and one from 1942 to 1948 * Boston Red Sox, a baseball team ...
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New Jersey
New Jersey is a U.S. state, state in the Mid-Atlantic States, Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern United States, Northeastern regions of the United States. It is bordered on the north and east by the state of New York (state), New York; on the east, southeast, and south by the Atlantic Ocean; on the west by the Delaware River and Pennsylvania; and on the southwest by Delaware Bay and the State of Delaware. New Jersey is the List of U.S. states and territories by area, fourth-smallest state by area but the List of U.S. states and territories by population, 11th-most populous, with 8,882,190 residents as of 2019 and an area of 8,722.58 square miles, making it the List of U.S. states and territories by population density, most densely populated of the List of U.S. states, 50 U.S. states. The capital is Trenton, while the largest city is Newark, New Jersey, Newark. All but one county in New Jersey (Warren County, New Jersey, Warren County) lie within the combined statistical areas of ...
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