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John Little McClellan
JOHN LITTLE MCCLELLAN (February 25, 1896 – November 28, 1977) was an American lawyer and politician. A member of the Democratic Party , he served as a U.S. Representative (1935–39) and a U.S. Senator (1943–77) from Arkansas
Arkansas
. At the time of his death, he was the second most senior member of the Senate and chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee . He is the longest-serving Senator in Arkansas
Arkansas
history. CONTENTS * 1 Early life and career * 2 U.S. House of Representatives * 3 U.S. Senate * 4 Personal life * 5 See also * 6 References * 7 External links EARLY LIFE AND CAREER John Little McClellan
John Little McClellan
was born on a farm near Sheridan, Arkansas
Arkansas
to Isaac Scott and Belle (née Suddeth) McClellan. His parents, who were strong Democrats , named him after John Sebastian Little , who served as a U.S
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Franklin D. Roosevelt
PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES * Presidency -------------------------FIRST TERM * 1932 campaign * Election * 1st Inauguration * First 100 days * New Deal
New Deal
* Glass-Steagall Act * WPA * Social Security * SEC * Fireside Chats -------------------------SECOND TERM * 1936 campaign * Election * 2nd Inauguration * Supreme Court Packing *
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Judicial Procedures Reform Bill Of 1937
The JUDICIAL PROCEDURES REFORM BILL OF 1937 (frequently called the "COURT-PACKING PLAN") was a legislative initiative proposed by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt to add more justices to the U.S. Supreme Court . Roosevelt's purpose was to obtain favorable rulings regarding New Deal legislation that the court had ruled unconstitutional . The central provision of the bill would have granted the President power to appoint an additional Justice to the U.S. Supreme Court, up to a maximum of six, for every member of the court over the age of 70 years and 6 months. In the Judiciary Act of 1869 Congress had established that the United States Supreme Court would consist of the Chief Justice and eight associate justices
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Gavagan
GAVIGAN is an Irish surname that claims its origins with different local chieftains depending upon the research performed. CONTENTS * 1 Etymology * 2 Notable people with the name * 3 References * 4 External links ETYMOLOGY * From County Mayo , Ireland, a local Irish chieftain called "Gabhadhan", the old Gaelic might have been something like, when the grammatical séimhiú is represented by the letter "h", "O'Gáibhtheacháin". This might be translated to signify "the Anxious One". * From "Mag Eachagáin" (son of Eachagán, in turn a diminutive of the personal name Eachadh). * From the southern O\'Neill or (as written in Irish) Uí Néill clan of Geoghegan, "Gabhachan" from north Leinster and Ulster , cattle grazers on pasture lands. "Gabha" might signify or mean a blacksmith.The motto upon the Gavigan family coat of arms may be translated to mean Always ready to serve my king and country. NOTABLE PEOPLE WITH THE NAME * Joseph A
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Lynching In The United States
LYNCHING is the practice of murder by extrajudicial action . Lynchings in the United States
United States
rose in number after the American Civil War in the late 1800s, following the emancipation of slaves; they declined after 1930 but were recorded into the 1960s. Lynchings most frequently targeted African-American men and women in the South . They were most frequent from 1890 to the 1920s, with a peak in 1892. Starting with large mob actions attended by hundreds or thousands of watchers, lynchings in the 20th century began to be secretly conducted by small groups of people. Lynchings were also common in the Old West , where Native Americans , Latinos, and Asian Americans were the primary victims
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President Of The United States
------------------------- * HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES * Speaker Paul Ryan
Paul Ryan
(R) * Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R) * Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi
Nancy Pelosi
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Earl Browder
EARL RUSSELL BROWDER (May 20, 1891 – June 27, 1973) was an American political activist and leader of the Communist Party USA (CPUSA). Browder is best remembered as the General Secretary of the CPUSA during the 1930s and first half of the 1940s. During World War I
World War I
, Browder served time in federal prison as a conscientious objector to conscription and the war. Upon his release, Browder became an active member of the American Communist movement, soon working as an organizer on behalf of the Communist International and its Red International of Labor Unions in China
China
and the Pacific region. In 1930, following the removal of a rival political faction from leadership, Browder was made General Secretary of the CPUSA
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City Attorney
A CITY ATTORNEY can be an elected or appointed position in city and municipal government in the United States
United States
. The city attorney is the attorney representing the city or municipality. In some small towns, the city attorney is usually a lawyer in private practice and handles only governmental matters. In other towns or cities he or she also prosecutes minor crimes. A city attorney generally handles all legal matters for the city, from traffic tickets to civil lawsuits to acting as a general counsel , giving legal advice for city departments
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CBS
CBS
CBS
(an initialism of the network's former name, the COLUMBIA BROADCASTING SYSTEM) is an American English language
English language
commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of CBS Corporation . The company is headquartered at the CBS Building in New York City with major production facilities and operations in New York City (at the CBS Broadcast Center ) and Los Angeles (at CBS
CBS
Television City and the CBS Studio Center
CBS Studio Center
). CBS
CBS
is sometimes referred to as the "Eye Network", in reference to the company's iconic logo, in use since 1951. It has also been called the "Tiffany Network", alluding to the perceived high quality of CBS programming during the tenure of William S. Paley
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United States Senate
The UNITED STATES SENATE is the upper chamber of the United States Congress , which along with the United States
United States
House of Representatives —the lower chamber—composes the legislature of the United States
United States
. The composition and powers of the Senate are established by Article One of the United States
United States
Constitution . The Senate is composed of senators who represent each of the several states , with each state being equally represented by two senators, regardless of their population, serving staggered terms of six years ; with fifty states presently in the Union, there are 100 U.S. Senators. From 1789 until 1913, Senators were appointed by legislatures of the states they represented; following the ratification of the Seventeenth Amendment in 1913, they are now popularly elected
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Reorganization Act Of 1939
The REORGANIZATION ACT OF 1939, Pub.L. 76–19, 53 Stat. 561, enacted April 3, 1939, codified at 5 U.S.C. § 133, is an American Act of Congress which gave the President of the United States the authority to hire additional confidential staff and reorganize the executive branch (within certain limits) for two years subject to legislative veto . It was the first major, planned reorganization of the executive branch of the government of the United States since 1787. The Act led to Reorganization Plan No. 1, which created the Executive Office of the President . CONTENTS * 1 1937 bill * 2 1939 bill * 3 Aftermath * 4 Provisions of the Act * 5 Reorganization Plan No. 1 * 6 Reorganization Plan No
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Camden, Arkansas
CAMDEN is a city in and the county seat of Ouachita County in the south-central part of the U.S. state of Arkansas. In 2000, Camden had a population of 13,154, but it lost 7.4 percent of its residents and recorded 12,183 in 2010. The municipality in 2010 was 56 percent African American
African American
. Camden is the principal city of the Camden Micropolitan Statistical Area , which includes all of Ouachita and Calhoun counties. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Geography * 2.1 Climate * 3 Demographics * 4 Education * 5 Notable people * 6 See also * 7 References * 8 External links HISTORY This section NEEDS ADDITIONAL CITATIONS FOR VERIFICATION . Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources . Unsourced material may be challenged and removed
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Fort Monmouth, New Jersey
FORT MONMOUTH is a former installation of the Department of the Army in Monmouth County, New Jersey . The post is surrounded by the communities of Eatontown , Tinton Falls and Oceanport , New Jersey , and is located about five miles (8.0 km) from the Atlantic Ocean . The post covers nearly 1,126 acres (4.56 km2) of land, from the Shrewsbury River on the east, to Route 35 on the west; this area is referred to as 'Main Post'. A separate area (Camp Charles Wood) to the west includes post housing, a golf course, and additional office and laboratory facilities. A rail line, owned by Conrail , runs through Camp Charles Wood and out to Naval Weapons Station Earle . The post is like a small town, including a Post Exchange (PX), health clinic, gas station and other amenities. Until the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks the post was open to the public to drive through; after that time, the post was closed to all but authorized personnel
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Soviet Union
The SOVIET UNION (Russian : Сове́тский Сою́з, tr. Sovétsky Soyúz, IPA: ( listen )), officially the UNION OF SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLICS (Russian : Сою́з Сове́тских Социалисти́ческих Респу́блик, tr. Soyúz Sovétskikh Sotsialistícheskikh Respúblik, IPA: ( listen )), abbreviated as the USSR (Russian : СССР, tr. SSSR), was a socialist state in Eurasia
Eurasia
that existed from 1922 to 1991. Nominally a union of multiple national Soviet republics , its government and economy were highly centralized . The country was a one-party state , governed by the Communist Party with Moscow
Moscow
as its capital in its largest republic, the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic . The Russian nation had constitutionally equal status among the many nations of the union but exerted de facto dominance in various respects
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Julius Rosenberg
JULIUS and ETHEL ROSENBERG were United States
United States
citizens who were executed on June 19, 1953 after being convicted of committing espionage for the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
. They were accused of transmitting nuclear weapon designs to the Soviet Union; at that time the United States was the only country with nuclear weapons. They also provided top-secret information about radar, sonar, and jet propulsion engines to the USSR. Other convicted co-conspirators were imprisoned, including Ethel's brother, David Greenglass
David Greenglass
, who supplied documents from Los Alamos to Julius and who served 10 years of his 15-year sentence; Harry Gold , who identified Greenglass and served 15 years in Federal prison as the courier for Greenglass. Klaus Fuchs
Klaus Fuchs
, a German scientist working in Los Alamos and handled by Gold, provided vastly more important information
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Al Sarant
ALFRED EPAMINONDAS SARANT, also known as FILIPP GEORGIEVICH STAROS and PHILIP GEORGIEVICH STAROS (1918 – March 12, 1979), was an engineer and a member of the Communist party in New York City in 1944. He was part of the Rosenberg spy ring that reported to Soviet intelligence. Sarant worked on secret military radar at the United States Army Signal Corps laboratories at Fort Monmouth , New Jersey. Alexandre Feklisov , one of the KGB case officers who handled the Rosenberg spy apparatus described Sarant and Joel Barr as among the most productive members of the group. Sarant was recruited as a Soviet espionage agent by Barr. CONTENTS * 1 Biography * 2 Notes * 3 Sources * 4 Further reading * 5 External links BIOGRAPHYA member of the Communist Party of the United States (CPUSA) during the Second World War, Sarant worked at the nuclear physics laboratory of Cornell University. ( ) In 1941, Julius Rosenberg and Joel Barr were recruited as Soviet spies by Jacob Golos
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